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Happening today

Happening today

December 04, 2009

FOOD

Repeal Day Comme Ça and Pizzeria Ortica celebrate the 76th anniversary of Prohibition's Repeal Day with cocktails priced at 76 cents (one per guest). Your first round will cost $11 a drink, but the second one's 76 cents. Use this password: "Roosevelt." Comme Ça's promotion runs today to Sunday; Pizzeria Ortica's begins today and ends Dec. 11. Comme Ça, 8479 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood; (323) 782-1104; www.commecarestaurant.com. Pizzeria Ortica, 650 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa; (714) 445-4900; www.pizzeriaortica.com.

MUSIC

Todd Rundgren The latest in a long line of artists playing back-to-front takes on classic albums, the pop savant Todd Rundgren revisits his twisty (and not immodestly titled) 1973 opus "A Wizard, a True Star" at this show, with an extra set of outtakes and rarities from throughout his career. The Orpheum, 842 S. Broadway, L.A. 8 p.m. $48 to $78. www.laorpheum.com.

West Coast, Left Coast Catch the tail end of West Coast, Left Coast, a three-week celebration of California's wealth of iconoclastic and trailblazing music. Highlights include hometown indie rock heroes the Airborne Toxic Event with the strings of the Calder Quartet (today at 8 p.m.), Beach Boy Brian Wilson with roots rocker Dave Alvin and others (Sun. 8 p.m.) and A Night of the Beats (Tue. 8 p.m.), featuring poetry and bebop with artists such as the Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Exene Cervenka and David Meltzer. Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave. $22.50 to $170. (323) 850-2000. www.laphil.com.

EVENTS

Holiday Light Festival Featuring more than 20 displays of L.A. landmarks, the DWP kicks off its 14th annual Holiday Light Festival tonight with a preview for bike riders only. The festival will be car-free through Dec. 17. Griffith Park. 4730 Crystal Springs Drive. 5-10 p.m. Free. (323) 913-4688. www.dwplightfestival.

Cycle World International Motorcycle Show Get an up-close-and-personal look at hundreds of 2009-model street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, ATVs, concept bikes and customs at the show. Watch riding demos, view vintage motorcycles and attend seminars about subjects such as helmet fit and durability, long-distance touring and dual sport riding. Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. 4-9 p.m. today, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Adults $15, children $6. (562) 628-8200. www.motorcycleshows.

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