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Barney's Beanery gets rocks the vote. Kind of.

If you didn't get enough beer yesterday, Barney's Beanery in Santa Monica is hosting a "Super Tuesday Countdown Beer Vote" today and tomorrow. Alcoholics Drinkers vote for their favorite candidates by choosing which tap to draw their $3 beer from. They'll be serving up plenty of Hillarys and Obamas for sure. A running total will be announced as the votes are tallied. Polls close at 8 pm tomorrow.

Until 8 pm Tuesday // Barney’s Beanery // 3rd Street Prominade, Santa Monica // price varies.

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The Powerhouse Theatre Company's live storytelling series invites seven people to write and perform personal narratives inspired by a particular theme. This month’s theme is "Faith … Across the Generations."

7:30 pm // Powerhouse Theatre // 3116 2nd St., Santa Monica // $10.

The French Connection – considered by some as the epitome of Gene Hackman’s career – is screened tonight as part of the American Film Institute’s “100 years…100 movies” series. It’s a crime drama with one of cinema’s most memorable car chases and it won five Oscars including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor.

7:30 pm // ArcLight Sherman Oaks // 15301 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks // $9.75-$12.75.

Under a presentation titled "Where Race and Class Meet," Ken Riley and Suzan Erem discuss their book On the Global Waterfront: The Fight to Free the Charleston 5. In 2000, five men were brought up on felony charges of conspiracy to incite a riot, protesting against a Norweigan shipping company using non-union workers.

5 pm // UCLA Downtown Labor Center // 675 S. Parkview St., First Floor, Los Angeles // Free.

Mark your calendars now for the biggest political party on Super Tuesday: LAist is hosting a Super Tuesday (Feb. 5) at Seven Grand and you -- our favorite readers -- are all invited. And if watching returns isn't enough to entice you, maybe the fact that it's Mardi Gras will. For questions or to RSVP: (Note: Seven Grand is a 21+ bar. We apologize for any inconveniences).

7-9 pm // Seven Grand // 515 W 7th St., Los Angeles // Depends on how much you drink.

Photo by Bruno Girin via flickr.

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