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  1. Learn to curl
    This pop-up clinic is the perfect chance to give curling a whirl. Just make sure to wear warm socks. (December 26 at the Holiday Ice Rink in Pershing Square)
  2. Walter Smith III + Gerald Clayton + Ben Wendel + Larry Goldings
    For $20, you can hear some of the most innovative young performers in jazz. Smith, who has performed with legends including Terence Blanchard and Christian McBride, brings a fresh approach to composition. (December 26 at the Blue Whale)
  3. Opening Day at Santa Anita Park
    Celebrate the beginning of the winter season at the Arcadia thoroughbred racetrack. Mel Torme’s son, James Torme, will provide live music in the Chandelier room. (December 26 at Santa Anita Park)
  4. Double Feature of 'My Little Chickadee'/'You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man'
    W.C. Fields stars in both of these black-and-white films from 1940 and 1939, respectively. The legendary Mae West provides her classic double entendres in the comedy-Western My Little Chickadee. (December 27 at the Aero Theatre)
  5. The Original Room: Chris D’Elia, Joey Diaz, Pauly Shore, Bobby Lee
    Catch 16 back-to-back national headliners at this comedy marathon, which begins at 9 p.m and goes until 2 a.m. This show features Chris D’Elia (Whitney, Undatable) and Bobby Lee (Pineapple Express, MADtv). (December 27 at the Comedy Store, Hollywood)