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Arts and Entertainment

Tonight in Rock: Art Ensemble of Chicago + Chitown Hip-Hop

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If you're looking for something free and chill, then catch old school acoustic jazz at Crane's Hollywood Tavern or ride the tram uphill for reggae at The Getty. For jazz of a crazier brand (yet still classic), try the Art Ensemble of Chicago at REDCAT. Speaking of Chitown, three hip-hop artist from there will be at Echoplex. Hip-hop of a different brand can be found at the weirdest space in LA, pehrspace. And for some rock that's just good, check Spaceland and Safari Sam's.

Oliver Future, Casxio, Thailand @ Spaceland

Cat Hair Ensemble, Erich Von Kneip, Kenneth Pattengale@ Crane's Hollywood Tavern

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Art Ensemble of Chicago @ REDCAT

Languis, Meanest Man Contest @ pehrspace

The Cool Kids, Hollywood Holt, Million Dollar Mano, Mic Terror, 87 Stick Up Kids @ Echoplex

Joe & Mike Nolte @ La Luz de Jesus Gallery (read our preview of this event here)

The Hangman and others @ Safari Sam's

Corey Harris, Paula Fuga @ The Getty Center

DJ Inyoung @ INMO Gallery (read our preview of this event here)

Photo of Erich Von Kneip by David Johns