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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Weekly What To Do: Christmas Killed the Schedule

Christmas takes out this week, there's a few things to do, but it's time for family, friends or in my Jewish case, Amplitude with friends and Chinese food.

A friendly reminder for those sipping too much eggnog, Metro will be free for Christmas Eve at night

Specifically, no fare will be charged starting 9pm on Thursday, December 24 until 2am Friday, December 25.

Wednesday, December 23
UCB Sunset
5419 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 
Do you like your holidays creepy crawly? Ring in the holiday fear and watch your favorite UCB improvisers re-dub clips from your favorite spooky holiday movies and TV specials based on your suggestion! Hosted by Master of Scary Monsters with Eyeball Hands and #1 Christmas Fan, Guillermo del Toro (Justin Michael
Wednesday Dec. 23rd @ 9:00PM
Downtown Independent 251 S Main St. LA, CA 90012
Free for 8 player brawl Open play, 5$ entry for tournament

The Magical Christmas Caroling Truck
Thursday, December 24TH, 2015
4:30 PM to 11:00 PM
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Since 1984, the sixty-two foot tractor-trailer, adorned with magnificent Christmas scenes and thousands of sparkling lights, has been spreading Yuletide cheer in the neighboring communities. Over 200 singers and dancers, accompanied by a 20,000 watt sound system, serenade local residents with Christmas carols.
Thursday, December 24
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at The Music Center
135 N. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
 - FREE; no reservations or tickets to the show; first come, first seated
- Doors open at 2:30 p.m. (The line forms much earlier)
- Entertainment on The Music Center plaza begins at 12:30 p.m.
- Patrons may come and go throughout the three-hour performance PARKING:FREE in The Music Center parking garage

More than 20 music groups, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of the region, celebrate the season during this FREE, three-hour holiday show.
Dec 24, 7:30pm
Laemmle theaters

 $18 for General Admission with discounts for students and seniors ($15), and Premiere Card holders ($16 /$13)

8th Annual, anything-goes Fiddler On the Roof Sing-a-Long! Belt out your holiday spirit … or your holiday frustrations. Either way, you'll feel better as you croon along to all-time favorites like “TRADITION”, “IF I WERE A RICH MAN”, “TO LIFE”, “SUNRISE SUNSET”, “DO YOU LOVE ME?” and “ANATEVKA”, among many others.

The evening includes trivia, prizes, and by all means -- we encourage you to come in costume! Guaranteed fun for all. Children are welcome (Fiddler is rated "G") though some themes may be challenging for young children.

December 24, 2015, 9:00 pmThe Room Hollywood
1626 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Bigger and better than ever, MatzoBall, the nations leading Jewish single’s event, kicks off its 29th year with an unforgettable Jewcy adventure. With almost three decades of experience, nobody can do it bigger or better than Matzoball and this year will prove to be no different. Matzoball sets the stage for the ultimate party experience that you do not want to miss out on!!

Dec 24- Jan 1
The Cinefamily
611 N Fairfax Avenue 
$12 – $20/free for members

Flat-out favorite event for the holidays as you beat in the new year with ultra violence with our friends from the East.

The Original Room: A Very Merry Jewish Christmas
Friday, December 25, 9:00 PM
GA ticket + Chinese Food (While supplies last) $20
21 & over, Two drink minimum
Chinese food and comedians who care it's Christmas. 
Saturday, December 26, 10:00pm
UCB Franklin
5919 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
The finest performers from your favorite UCB teams will join forces with an unlikely Christmas antihero. It's Krampus! The Austrian legend will inspire the Allstars with an audience interview about naughty childhood stories. Then, Krampus will join the improvisors for an unforgettable mashup; highly trained UCB improvisors and a sadistic German-speaking demon.

Dec 26 & 27
Rockwell: Table & Stage
1714 N. Vermont Ave.
Starts at $20

Monday, December 28 and Tuesday, December 29
7:30 p.m. (local time)
Local theaters
The Doctor is back on the big screen this holiday season for a special two-night event featuring an exclusive interview with Alex Kingston and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the special featuring Peter Capaldi, Steven Moffat and more.