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Arts and Entertainment

Pencil This In: Art Talks, Very Special Episodes on the Big Screen, Mary Pickford Film with Live Music in the SCV

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The Reclamation art collaborative is holding a reading tonight at Sea and Space Explorations. | Photo courtesy of Reclamation.

The Reclamation art collaborative is holding a reading tonight at Sea and Space Explorations. | Photo courtesy of Reclamation.
It’s TV Tuesday at the Silent Movie Theater tonight at 8 pm. The Cinefamily screens“very special episodes” from some of our favorite TV sitcoms: focusing on the the melodrama involved when are favorite characters encounter troubles with drug abuse, violence, sex, disease. etc. They won't tell us what six episodes they've picked, but think Jesse Spano's little drug problem from Saved by the Bell or that very special Blossom episode.) Tickets $12.

The Hammer Museum presents the panel discussion Art and Public Space in Los Angeles tonight at 7 pm. “Using the mural as a jumping off point, panelists will engage in a discussion about public art, community identity, art and activism, and new models for socially-engaged art practice.” The includes artists Edgar Arceneaux (founder and director of Watts House Project); Judy Baca (founder of SPARC - Social and Public Art Resoucre Center); Sandra de la Loza (founder of Arts and Action); and Christine Y. Kim, associate curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and co-founder of the public art organization Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND). The discussion will be moderated by Chon Noriega, director of the UCLA Chicano Studies Center. Free.

Jack in the Box is giving away one free grilled sandwich with the purchase of a large drink today until 11:45 pm tonight. Grilled sandwiches choices are turkey, bacon and cheddar or a deli trio. Today IHOP celebrates National Pancake Day today from until 10 pm, with everyone welcome to one free short stack (of three) buttermilk pancakes. In exchange, IHOP asks that you consider donating to children hospitals through Children's Miracle Network or through other local charities.

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The Reclamation environmental art collaborative is holding An Epic Reading Under the Aquarium tonight at 7:30 pm. There are scheduled performances by Gedda Ilves, Corridor, Aaron Drake, Sarah Ibrahim, Gerard Olson & Teira Johnson, Daniel Pelt, Daiana Feuer, and Amanda Jo Williams with a pamphlet by Maxi Kim. The Aquarium exhibit is on display through March 6 at Sea and Space Explorations on York Boulevard.

Musicians of the Santa Clarita Symphony will play live during a screening of the Mary Pickford film Daddy Long Legs tonight at at 7 pm at the Performing Arts Center at the College of the Canyons. Pickford produced and starred in the 1919 film about an orphan whose college education is paid for by an anonymous trustee she knows only as "Daddy-Long-Legs." The music is composed by Maria Newman with guest conductor Hugh Munro Neely. The concert is free. Doors to be seated open 30 minutes prior to performance start time. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

Through April 17, the 18th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition will be up at FIDM. At Hollywood 2010: The Art of Motion Picture Costume Design people can get an up-close look at more than 100 costumes from last year's movies, including The Young Victoria, Star Trek, Julie & Julia, An Education, Nine, Broken Embraces, The Dutchess and The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus. The free exhibition is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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