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Despite the gorgeous, sunny weekend, Monday brings gloom once again. LAist won't pretend we're not bummed about that, but I guess we'll have to learn to get over it.
• Strange bedfellows tonight at The Echo, when Mike Stinson performs with former Fear lead singer Lee Ving and special guests Hillstomp Blues. Admission is free and begins at 8:30 PM. [21+]
• The duo known as Handsome Boy Modeling School (Prince Paul and Dan the Automator) will be performing tonight at the House of Blues Sunset. Tickets are $20 and doors open at 8 PM. [18+]
• The Troubadour hosts Bane tonight, with guests Comeback Kid, With Honor and Silent Drive. Doors open at 7 PM and tickets are $12 advance.
• AFI at ArcLight presents Palindromes, the new film by perpetual optimist Todd Solondz, tonight at 8 PM. A Q&A with the director will follow the film.
• The New Beverly Cinema has an all British revue tonight, featuring The Life of Brian at 7:30 PM, followed by Monty Python and the Holy Grail at 9:20 PM.
• The coiffured one is back (again), this time at the Universal Amphitheater, with a special screening of Who Put the "M" in Manchester?, the Morrissey birthday concert film shot last year. Tonight's preview will be shown in high definition with Dolby 5.1 sound. Tickets are $10 and the movie begins at 8:30 PM.