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"Wrecking Crew" Screens: "Hunger Games" back to IMAX

Off-radar Music Documentaries Add to Weekend Options

Here's a NYT story about a documentary called "The Wrecking Crew" screening this weekend at the Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut. (5 pm Sat., 12:50 pm Sun., check annenberg site for details).

Doc tells the story of session musicians known for creating the California Sound of the 1960s and 1970s, working for acts as diverse as Sinatra, the Beach Boys, Glen Campbell. Many, many more. Music rights for the doc have cost $300,000.

More music documentary news -- Friday May 4, the local band Full Service will screen its documentary "Takeover!" at World Cafe Life. The film recounts the bands unauthorized gambit to play concerts in parking lots at venues where Snoop Dogg was touring. The band will answer questions after the screening, and perform, details at the band's site.

If you need something movie-ish to do this weekend, and you don't like the new titles, be advised "Hunger Games" is going back to IMAX for one week, before being displaced by "Avengers" next week.