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Why You Might Want to Avoid Hollywood & Highland Today (Hint: It Involves Katy Perry)

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In general we'd suggest you avoid Hollywood & Highland during rush hour, but today you probably want to steer totally clear of the area, unless you are a fan of Katy Perry and/or traffic and crowd clusterf*cks.

To get the excitement levels way up for the premiere of her new movie, Katy Perry: Part of Me, the SoCal native singing sensation is having a live concert right on Hollywood Boulevard at 6 p.m. tonight. The show will be followed by the premiere of her film at the Chinese Theatre.

"The stage that Katy Perry will perform on takes up a good portion of the block," notes the Examiner (they're jazzed about the whole thing). The stage is all set up so traffic in the area is probably already a bit more challenged than usual.

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Now, let's say you are totally in to all this, and want to see Perry perform, and all the hubub on the red carpet, but you can't be in Hollywood. Don't panic: Her performance will air on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight, and will also be streaming live online.

Her performance will be seen on television during the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" show and can be seen live for locals living in the area. However, if fans don’t live nearby or don’t want to stay up late, they can watch the live online feed of the premiere starting at 6 p.m.

E! News is also pretty much giggling with glee about this movie, and have put together some teaser images from the movie. The 3D documentary flick hits theatres officially on July 5. Patience, people, patience!

PS Here is the trailer: