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Friday is happening in so many places that LAist feels it is best to cut right to the chase and spill the beans on all tonight's events.

At the Troubadour, have a rock 'n' roll evening featuring former Blasters guitarist and LA native Dave Alvin when KCRW presents Dave Alvin & the Guilty Men with Anne McCue and Amy Farris. Tickets are $15.00 advance and doors open at 8:00 PM.

At The Echo, experience the anti-guitar guitar experiments of Ratatat with Seksu Roba and Xn. Doors open at 9:00 PM and tickets are $10.00.

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Nearby at Spaceland, KCRW welcomes The Helio Sequence, Silversun Pickups and The Slow Signal Fade. Doors open at 9:00 PM.

If metal songs about the Yeti are more your speed, see High on Fire, Nebula and Totimoshi at Alex's Bar in Long Beach. Admission is $10.00 and doors open at 8:00 PM.

In film, the Egyptian Theater has a late show of legendary horror director Tobe Hooper's newest fillm, The Toolbox Murders. Set in the heart of old Hollywood, it follows the fate of neighbors in the run-down Lusman Apartment Building. The screening begins at 9:30 PM and will be followed by a discussion with director Tobe Hooper, actress Sherri Moon, actors Brent Roam and Greg Travis, Adam Gierasch, co-writer Jace Anderson and Dean Jones, make-up artist. [Actress Angela Bettis will not be in attendance as was originally announced.]

At the New Beverly Cinema, catch a classic double feature of Dr. Strangelove at 7:30 PM and Lolita at 9:20 PM.

Tonight at LACMA, catch a triple feature of Bertolucci and Disney. At 7:30 PM, see the 1968 Bertolucci film Partner, followed by his 1998 Besieged. At 8:00 PM, there will be a free outdoor screening of Disney's classic Alice in Wonderland; bring a chair or blanket for comfortable viewing!