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Pencil This In: 'That's Sexploitation' Screens, PaleyFest Previews Fox Fall TV, Music by Dear Boy, Dia Frampton and U.G.L.Y.

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Here’s the short list of what’s happening in today in LA: Cinefamily screens a history of sex on film; the PaleyFest Previews focus on FOX’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine and other new shows; Yahoo! Screen launches eight new comedy series; Dear Boy holds its EP release party; Dia Frampton is at the Hotel Cafe and the Ford holds an accordion J.A.M. session. Read on for all the details.

Dia Frampton, a runner-up on NBC's The Voice a few seasons ago, is in the midst of a residency at the Hotel Cafe. She plays on the early side tonight with Brittany Myers. The show is at 7 pm and is 21+. Tickets: $12 with a $2.50 service charge.

The PaleyFest Previews of the networks’ upcoming fall TV schedule continues tonight at The Paley Center for New Media in Beverly Hills. It’s an earlypanel and screening tonight with FOX’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine at 5:20 pm, followed by a panel discussion with the show’s cast (Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz, Joe Lo Truglio, Chelsea Peretti) and creators and exec producers Dan Goor and Michael Schur (who you might recognize as Mose from The Office). Post-panel screenings of other FOX shows include: Sleepy Hollow, Dads, Almost Human, Enlisted. Tickets: $15. The panel will also be livestreamed.

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That's Sexploitation! (trailer) from Cinefamily on Vimeo (ever so slightly NSFW).

Director Frank Henenlotter (Basket Case and Frankenhooker) is in person at Cinefamily tonight at 8 pm to present his film That’s Sexploitation!: A Visual History. It’s a peek at 40 years of sex in cinema, featuring archival footage, rare and lost clips from old “adults only” features, short films, coin-arcade loops and sex education films. All ticketholders also get original copies of the vintage sex-ed/sex-hygiene manual "The True Facts of Life," which was sold in the 1940s and ‘50s after screenings of the film The Wages Of Sin. Tickets: $14 / free for members.

The Ford Amphitheatre hosts a free J.A.M. Session tonight at 7 pm on Accordion Musicwith Otoño Luján (Conjunto Los Pochos) and Gee Rabe (Lisa Haley & the Zydekats). Participants can try out button and piano accordions and join in an accordion symphony. (Accordions provided courtesy of Hohner, Inc.) Free, but reservations recommended.

MUSICKROQ presents Dear Boy’s debut EP release party tonight at 10:30 pm at the Bootleg Theater. The band—Ben Grey (vox/guitar), Keith Cooper (drums), Austin Hayman (guitar) and Nils Bue (bass)—is in the midst of a September residency at the Bootleg. Joining them on the bill tonight are The Ceremonies, Von Haze, Gangplans and other special guests. Doors at 8 pm and the music begins at 8:30 pm. 21+. Free.

It’s a School Night welcomes live music and DJ sets from both up-and-coming and seasoned artists every Monday night at Bardot in Hollywood. On tap tonight are live performances by U.G.L.Y., IRONTOM, togetherPangea and Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas and DJ sets by Mr. Sushi and Magic Touch. Free with RSVP for those 21+; $10 for 18+ with RSVP. Doors at 8 pm.

Today Yahoo! Screen premieres its Fall Comedy Lineup featuring eight original comedy web shows with talent that includes recognizable faces like Jack Black, John Stamos, Ed Helms, Zachary Levi, Cheryl Hines and Rachael Harris, along with newcomers Amanda Lund, Maria Blasucci, Max Loeb and others. Yahoo! also launches 38 years of Saturday Night Live library clips today, too.

*Pencil pick of the day

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