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OpenTable's trying to help the economy by promoting its "Appetite Stimulus Plan. / Photo by TomorrowGirl via LAist's flickr pool.

TEEVEE: In CBS’s Criminal Minds, FBI "behavioral analysts"—aka "profilers"—track down criminals by anticipating their next moves in this procedural drama, now in its fourth season. Tonight’s event at the Paley Center will screen a new episode and the audience will get the pick the brains of the show’s cast and crew. Scheduled in person are: Ed Bernero (Executive Producer), Paget Brewster ("Emily Prentiss"), AJ Cook ("Jennifer 'J.J.' Jareau"), Thomas Gibson ("Aaron Hotchner"), Mark Gordon (Executive Producer), Matthew Gray Gubler ("Dr. Spencer Reid"), Joe Mantegna (“David Rossi"), Shemar Moore ("Derek Morgan"), Deb Spera (Executive Producer) and Kirsten Vangsness ("Penelope Garcia"). The event begins at 7 pm and tickets are $25.

FOOD: Today marks the start of’s “Appetite Stimulus Plan.” Until Friday, more than 175 LA and OC restaurants will offer special three-course meals for lunch ($24) and dinner ($35). Like many businesses out there, restaurants are suffering. So if you want to feel better about stimulating the U.S. econmy by way of stomach, consider eating out this week. Plus, members receive double reward points.

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FILM: REDCAT hosts "An Evening with Kenneth Anger: Dangerous Cinema" tonight at 8:30 pm. The program features "an array of works in which Anger subjects different ideologies and subcultures to his incisive vision and the uncanny re(de)constructive power of his editing skills." On the bill are Ich Will! (2008, 35 min., DVD), Mouse Heaven (2005, 12 min., DVD), Elliott's Suicide (2007, 15 min., DVD), I'll Be Watching You (2007, 4:52 min., DVD), Foreplay (2008, 7 min., DVD) and Scorpio Rising (1963, 29 min., 35mm).

MORE FILM: There's a great, campy double feature playing at the New Beverly tonight beginning at 7:30 pm. First up is The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. Released in Technicolor in 1958 by Columbia Pictures, the film follows Sinbad at he battles monsters (Cyclops, dragon) and has to deal with a genie in a lamp. The film's followed by Jason and the Argonauts as he searches for the golden fleece.

CLASSICAL: Tonight at the Colburn School, Southwest Chamber Music celebrates Karlheinz Stockhausen's 80th Birthday. The program features "Tierkreis," which are 12 melodies describing the signs of the Zodiac. They'll also perform Schubert's "Octet in F Major, D. 803." The concert starts at 8 pm with a pre-concert talk beginning at 7:30. Tickets are $38.