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Happening Saturday

January 21, 2012


Wu-Tang Clan The lauded but erratic Staten Island posse Wu-Tang Clan is untouchable in the hip-hop canon but has yet to recapture the menace and magic of its early records. But it has tightened its live sets considerably in recent years, and no one can match the range of the group's talents, from RZA's slinky noir beats to the eccentric virtuosity of Ghostface and Method Man's weedy bonhomie. Club Nokia, 777 Chick Hearn Court, L.A. 9 p.m. $41.50-$61.50.


Club Dragstrip 66 After a yearlong break, the deviant dance club/drag show Club Dragstrip 66 returns to the Eastside for a late night of glitter, gender-bending and "Diva Gangsta" dress. DJ Paul V. is set to spin a mix of electro-pop, indie beats and mash-ups, so don a wig and heels and let your freak flag fly. The Echoplex, 1154 Glendale Blvd., L.A. 9 p.m. $15. (213) 413-8200.


SoCal World Guitar Show Guitar aficionados can buy, sell, trade, ogle and get appraisals of all manner of instruments, accessories, books and memorabilia at the SoCal World Guitar Show. Prepare your finger-tapping solo in advance. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. $15. (918) 288-2222.


Ovo Dive into the Canadian circus and dance troupe Cirque du Soleil's latest fantastical world. "Ovo," meaning "egg" in Portuguese, presents a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a nonstop riot of energy and movement. Santa Monica Pier, 1550 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica. 8 p.m. Tue.-Thu.; 4 and 8 p.m. Fri., Sat.; 1 and 5 p.m. Sun. Through March 20. $45-$145.

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