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Drag Kings Pay Tribute to Disney in "'Staches, Not Lashes"

at Velvet Lounge, Santa Ana
OFFER DATES:
Wed, June 28
FULL PRICE: $5
OFFER PRICE: COMP

When it comes to high-energy stage shows featuring performers in drag, queens have long dominated the genre. But regime change is in the air. In this show at Santa Ana's Velvet Lounge, the drag queens... [more+]

When it comes to high-energy stage shows featuring performers in drag, queens have long dominated the genre. But regime change is in the air. In this show at Santa Ana's Velvet Lounge, the drag queens have abdicated their throne and now the drag kings reign supreme. "'Staches, Not Lashes" features a stellar cast of swaggering, masculine dudes who you'd never guess are actually women. In this performance, the kings celebrate the most magical kingdom of all with a tribute to Disney. [less-]

Orange County Networking Mixer: Meet & Mingle With Tech Leaders

at Cucina Enoteca, Irvine
OFFER DATES:
Wed, June 28
FULL PRICE: $18 - $37
OFFER PRICE: $9 - $18.50

Join the fast-growing Orange County tech community for a networking mixer where you can participate in lively discussions with up-and-coming names in the Southland's "Silicon Beach" community, home to... [more+]

Join the fast-growing Orange County tech community for a networking mixer where you can participate in lively discussions with up-and-coming names in the Southland's "Silicon Beach" community, home to more than 500 startups -- including major successes like Dollar Shave Club, Snap Inc. and TrueCar. And whether you're already a part of this thriving community or just want to put your toe in the sand, you'll enjoy attending this fun and relaxed get-together at Cucina Enoteca. A variety of startup pros are set to be on hand, including notable female entrepreneurs, so take a break from your cube to meet, mingle and take advantage of drink specials. [less-]

Saucy Sassiness Served Up at the "Lipstick and Lashes Drag & Dinner Show"

at Velvet Lounge, Santa Ana
OFFER DATES:
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
+ 2 more dates
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Sat, July 01
Sun, July 02
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FULL PRICE: $39.99 - $59.99
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $39.99

If you're looking for Las Vegas glamour, divas and fun without leaving Orange County, head to Velvet Lounge in historic downtown Santa Ana for a dinner theater-style drag extravaganza worthy of the St... [more+]

If you're looking for Las Vegas glamour, divas and fun without leaving Orange County, head to Velvet Lounge in historic downtown Santa Ana for a dinner theater-style drag extravaganza worthy of the Strip. "Lipstick and Lashes" is hosted by television star and female impersonator Shannel from RuPaul's hit shows "Drag Race", "All-Star Drag Race" and "Drag-U" as well as a host of "Divas Las Vegas", billed as "The World's Biggest and Most Outrageous Drag Show." Along with a delicious three-course dinner in an intimate atmosphere, expect sparkle, feathers, incredible costumes, comedy, impersonations, sexy backup dancers ... and lashes for days. [less-]

Hit Family Musical "Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"

at Attic Community Theater, Santa Ana
OFFER DATES:
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway musical provides a colorful twist on the Old Testament tale of Joseph, whose father gives him a gorgeous multi-hued cloak as a gift. Green with envy over the garment, Jo... [more+]

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway musical provides a colorful twist on the Old Testament tale of Joseph, whose father gives him a gorgeous multi-hued cloak as a gift. Green with envy over the garment, Joseph's brothers sell him into slavery, and he ends up in Egypt, where he manages to rescue the country from famine, with a little help from an Elvis-esque pharoah. A multiple Tony nominee when it first appeared on stage, this always-popular show boasts a mix of musical styles, ranging from country and pop to rock and even calypso. Attic Community Theater brings the latest production of "Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" to Santa Ana. [less-]

The Muck's "Under the Stars" Series: Jazz, Blues, Folk & More

at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton
OFFER DATES:
Thu, June 29
Thu, July 06
Thu, July 13
+ 5 more dates
Thu, June 29
Thu, July 06
Thu, July 13
Thu, July 20
Thu, July 27
Thu, August 03
Thu, August 24
Thu, August 31
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $14

Get caught up in The Muck's summer concert series, as top talent takes the stage at the amphitheater to fill the Fullerton night air with music and entertainment. Among the acts scheduled to appear ou... [more+]

Get caught up in The Muck's summer concert series, as top talent takes the stage at the amphitheater to fill the Fullerton night air with music and entertainment. Among the acts scheduled to appear outdoors at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center are the a cappella quartet The Alley Cats, the Firebird Balalaika Ensemble, the blues-bluegrass group Dirty Cello, jazz-swing band Jack's Cats, the kilted Celtic quintet The Ploughboys and more. [less-]

"Fiddler on the Roof": All-Time Favorite Family Musical

at Musical Theatre Village, Irvine
OFFER DATES:
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
+ 3 more dates
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Sat, July 01
Thu, July 06
Sat, July 08
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FULL PRICE: $16
OFFER PRICE: $8

Winner of nine Tony Awards in its original run and successfully revived five times on Broadway, "Fiddler on the Roof" follows the struggles of Tevye, a poor dairyman in an early-1900s Russian village,... [more+]

Winner of nine Tony Awards in its original run and successfully revived five times on Broadway, "Fiddler on the Roof" follows the struggles of Tevye, a poor dairyman in an early-1900s Russian village, who's doing his best to honor and maintain the Jewish customs of his ancestors. Times are changing, though, and his five daughters are eager to follow the new ways. But when dangerous forces threaten the village's traditional way of life, Tevye's faith and love for his family give him strength to fight for his home and his people. This heartwarming favorite is filled with life, laughter and memorable songs, including "If I Were a Rich Man," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker," "Sunrise, Sunset" and "To Life." Catch this true American classic in Irvine at Musical Theatre Village. [less-]

Misfits Turn Into Dancers in Crowd-Pleasing Comedy "Stepping Out"

at Cabrillo Playhouse, San Clemente
OFFER DATES:
Thu, June 29
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

A group of North London misfits find their footing at a dance class in "Stepping Out", a crowd-pleasing favorite written by Richard Harris. This rollicking comedy finds a diverse group of individuals ... [more+]

A group of North London misfits find their footing at a dance class in "Stepping Out", a crowd-pleasing favorite written by Richard Harris. This rollicking comedy finds a diverse group of individuals who face their fears, build relationships and become stronger through the power of footwork as they prepare for their big production number. But before the dancers can take the stage it falls to Mavis, the former professional dancer teaching the class, to mediate the minor dramas that erupt among this scrappy but lovable crew. Catch "Stepping Out" at the Cabrillo Playhouse in San Clemente. [less-]

"The Beat Goes On": Rock 'n' Roll Revue Is Back by Popular Demand

at Lyceum Theater, Costa Mesa
OFFER DATES:
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
+ 22 more dates
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Sat, July 01
Sun, July 02
Thu, July 06
Fri, July 07
Sat, July 08
Sat, July 08
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Thu, July 13
Fri, July 14
Sat, July 15
Sat, July 15
Sun, July 16
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Fri, July 21
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Sat, July 22
Sun, July 23
Thu, July 27
Fri, July 28
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FULL PRICE: $40
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $20

The road trip so nice, you wanted to take it twice! Back by popular demand, "The Beat Goes On" is a rock 'n' roll musical revue that travels through decades of pop, with pit stops at malt shops, surf ... [more+]

The road trip so nice, you wanted to take it twice! Back by popular demand, "The Beat Goes On" is a rock 'n' roll musical revue that travels through decades of pop, with pit stops at malt shops, surf spots, disco lounges and the studios of MTV. From Vanda Eggington, creator of long-running musicals like "Boomers", "American Rhythm" and "Love Makes the World Go 'Round", "The Beat Goes On" is an energetic, family-friendly revue of the hits that defined the latter half of the 20th century. Fun and accessible, the revue will turn back the clock and turn up the volume on some of the best rock to ever appear on LPs, eight-tracks, cassette tapes and CDs. Eggington directs at the Lyceum Theatre on the campus of Costa Mesa's Vanguard University. [less-]

Comedian John Witherspoon at the Irvine Improv

at Irvine Improv at the Irvine Spectrum Center, Irvine
OFFER DATES:
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Fri, June 30
+ 3 more dates
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Sat, July 01
Sun, July 02
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

"You got to coordinate" a date to see John Witherspoon, one of the country's most hilarious (and most outrageous) comic minds, who's known for catchphrases like "Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!" He's also pla... [more+]

"You got to coordinate" a date to see John Witherspoon, one of the country's most hilarious (and most outrageous) comic minds, who's known for catchphrases like "Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!" He's also played eccentric, short-tempered dads in the "Friday" film series and TV's "The Wayans Bros." and "The Boondocks", and appeared in music videos alongside Jay Z and Sugar Ray. He's made more than a dozen appearances on "The Late Show", and his TV credits range from "The Richard Pryor Show" back in 1977 to "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "The Tracy Morgan Show". Don't miss this comedy legend when he whips the audience into a frenzy at the Irvine Improv. [less-]

"The Wedding Singer": Musical Comedy Based on the Hit Movie

at The GEM Theater, Garden Grove
OFFER DATES:
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
+ 13 more dates
Thu, June 29
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Thu, July 06
Fri, July 07
Sat, July 08
Sun, July 09
Thu, July 13
Fri, July 14
Sat, July 15
Sat, July 15
Sun, July 16
Thu, July 20
Fri, July 21
Sat, July 22
Sun, July 23
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FULL PRICE: $30 - $40
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $28

It's 1985 and rockstar wannabe Robbie Heart lives in his grandmother's basement biding his time as New Jersey's favorite wedding singer. He's the life of every party -- until his fiancée leaves him a... [more+]

It's 1985 and rockstar wannabe Robbie Heart lives in his grandmother's basement biding his time as New Jersey's favorite wedding singer. He's the life of every party -- until his fiancée leaves him at the altar. Robbie promptly falls for Julia, an admiring young waitress. Unfortunately, Julia is about to be married to a Wall Street tycoon, and unless Robbie can pull off the performance of a decade, the girl of his dreams will be gone forever. Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, with a score straight out of the 1980s pop songbook, "The Wedding Singer" at The GEM Theater in Garden Grove takes audiences back to a time when hair was big, collars were up and greed was good. [less-]

Star-Studded Musical Revue Headlined by Female Impersonators

at Oscar’s Café & Bar, Palm Springs
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
Fri, July 07
Fri, July 14
+ 5 more dates
Fri, June 30
Fri, July 07
Fri, July 14
Fri, July 21
Fri, July 28
Fri, August 04
Fri, August 11
Fri, August 18
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FULL PRICE: $44.95 - $54.95
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $27.47

Liza, Barbra, Gaga -- they're the greatest female entertainers known to man, and they're brought to life by men in this top-notch musical revue. "Oscar's Cabaret" is the longest-running current show i... [more+]

Liza, Barbra, Gaga -- they're the greatest female entertainers known to man, and they're brought to life by men in this top-notch musical revue. "Oscar's Cabaret" is the longest-running current show in Palm Springs after a decade-long run at Lake Tahoe's Horizon Casino. "Oscar's Cabaret" is led by film and TV actor James "Gypsy" Haake, who performed at the original "La Cage aux Folles" nightclub in Beverly Hills. Gypsy has put together a stellar lineup of female impersonators to portray current artists like Pink, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry, as well as all-time favorites including Marilyn Monroe, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Joan Rivers, Reba McEntire, Bette Midler and, of course, Barbra Streisand. Come see the "Oscar's Cabaret" at Oscar's Café & Bar. [less-]

Shakespeare's Dark Comedy "The Merchant of Venice" at STAGEStheatre

at STAGEStheatre, Fullerton
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Sun, July 02
+ 9 more dates
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Sun, July 02
Fri, July 07
Sat, July 08
Sun, July 09
Fri, July 14
Sat, July 15
Sun, July 16
Fri, July 21
Sat, July 22
Sun, July 23
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FULL PRICE: $22
OFFER PRICE: $8 - $15

One of Shakespeare's most famous plays, "The Merchant of Venice" is a timeless exploration of greed, racism and the abuse of power. This dark comedy offers up one of the Bard's most controversial figu... [more+]

One of Shakespeare's most famous plays, "The Merchant of Venice" is a timeless exploration of greed, racism and the abuse of power. This dark comedy offers up one of the Bard's most controversial figures, the vengeful moneylender Shylock, as well as the clever and well-spoken Portia -- long considered one of the Bard's most fully developed and complex heroines. STAGEStheatre stages this classic tragic comedy, which showcases the tenacity of young love and calls into question the prejudices and beliefs of Renaissance-era Venice, offering philosophical musings that resonate with audiences to this day. [less-]

Wine Tasting Cruise on Dana Point Harbor

at Dana Wharf Boats, Dana Point
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
Fri, July 07
Sun, July 09
+ 6 more dates
Fri, June 30
Fri, July 07
Sun, July 09
Fri, July 14
Sun, July 16
Fri, July 21
Sun, July 23
Fri, July 28
Sun, July 30
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FULL PRICE: $49
OFFER PRICE: $24 - $29

Indulge in an end-of-week treat with a 90-minute evening catamaran cruise, during which you'll sip delicious wine while taking in the gorgeous sunset views of Dana Point Harbor. You'll be treated to s... [more+]

Indulge in an end-of-week treat with a 90-minute evening catamaran cruise, during which you'll sip delicious wine while taking in the gorgeous sunset views of Dana Point Harbor. You'll be treated to several samples from The Organic Cellar, whose offerings are organically grown and pesticide-free. There's also cheese, crackers, fruit and nuts to go with the wine, and the vessel features a cash bar offering additional beverages for purchase. The 63-foot catamaran, the Ocean Adventures, was built exclusively for Dana Wharf and features high-tech viewing cameras mounted at the bow, a roomy viewing deck and the smoothest ride on the water. [less-]

Comedian Amir K ("Argo", "MADtv") at the Brea Improv

at Brea Improv, Brea
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
+ 2 more dates
Fri, June 30
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Sat, July 01
Sun, July 02
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Currently starring in the "MADtv" reboot, Amir K won a SAG Award for his role in the Oscar-winning movie "Argo". Along with his appearances at the CBS Diversity Showcase and NBC's Stand-Up for Diversi... [more+]

Currently starring in the "MADtv" reboot, Amir K won a SAG Award for his role in the Oscar-winning movie "Argo". Along with his appearances at the CBS Diversity Showcase and NBC's Stand-Up for Diversity Showcase, it's clear that Amir K is getting Hollywood's attention. He's also making his mark on the California comedy club scene, with wins in the Ultimate Laff-Down, OC's Funniest and Tommy T's stand-up competitions to his credit. Born in Tehran, Iran and raised in Southern California, his comedy is a hilarious blend of character work, storytelling and improvisation shaped by a multi-cultural upbringing. Now you can see Amir K live on stage at the Brea Improv. [less-]

"Merlin's Magic Dinner Show": A Night of Wit and Wizardry

at Rib Trader Restaurant, Orange
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Sat, July 01
+ 17 more dates
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Sat, July 01
Sun, July 02
Fri, July 07
Sat, July 08
Sat, July 08
Sun, July 09
Fri, July 14
Sat, July 15
Sat, July 15
Sun, July 16
Fri, July 21
Sat, July 22
Sat, July 22
Sun, July 23
Fri, July 28
Sat, July 29
Sat, July 29
Sun, July 30
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FULL PRICE: $32.31
OFFER PRICE: $19.99

You'll be treated like a king or queen at this two-hour magical meal hosted by a royal wizard. Saucy serving wenches bring you hearty food, tempting beverages and cheeky banter while Merlin the Magici... [more+]

You'll be treated like a king or queen at this two-hour magical meal hosted by a royal wizard. Saucy serving wenches bring you hearty food, tempting beverages and cheeky banter while Merlin the Magician provides an evening of entertainment you won't soon forget. His mesmerizing magic feats range from sleight of hand to grand illusion, and he's a bit of a comedian as well. The Rib Trader Restaurant in Orange offers dinner with sides included in the ticket price, plus wine, beer and cocktails are available for purchase. [less-]

"The Twilight Zone" Adapted for Live Theater

at STAGEStheatre, Fullerton
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
Fri, July 07
Fri, July 14
+ 1 more dates
Fri, June 30
Fri, July 07
Fri, July 14
Fri, July 21
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FULL PRICE: $22
OFFER PRICE: $11

Emmy Award-winner Rod Sterling's iconic supernatural series "The Twilight Zone" gets revamped for the stage in Fullerton. Ranked by "TV Guide" as the fifth greatest show of all time, along with third ... [more+]

Emmy Award-winner Rod Sterling's iconic supernatural series "The Twilight Zone" gets revamped for the stage in Fullerton. Ranked by "TV Guide" as the fifth greatest show of all time, along with third best television series ever written by the Writer's Guild of America, "The Twilight Zone" needs no introduction. The show's influence is constantly referenced in countless shows, movies, theater and pop culture that we see today. This summer, relive the horror and suspicion when the STAGEStheatre produces three particularly enticing episodes of the series live for the audience. Be prepared to enter the fifth dimension of imagination. [less-]

LA Galaxy II Soccer: Future MLS Stars Take the Field

at StubHub Center Track Stadium, Carson
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
Thu, July 13
Sun, July 30
+ 1 more dates
Fri, June 30
Thu, July 13
Sun, July 30
Sat, September 09
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FULL PRICE: $11
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $8

Experience the next crop of Major League Soccer stars at an LA Galaxy II game. Playing in the fan-friendly confines of StubHub Center Track & Field Stadium, LA Galaxy II matches offer an intimate sett... [more+]

Experience the next crop of Major League Soccer stars at an LA Galaxy II game. Playing in the fan-friendly confines of StubHub Center Track & Field Stadium, LA Galaxy II matches offer an intimate setting for professional soccer in Southern California. Your ticket includes free on-site parking, plus there are discounted concessions options and a host of exciting promotional nights and giveaways. Galaxy II have been one of the most successful teams in the United Soccer League, having made the playoffs in each of their first three seasons. [less-]

Whale & Dolphin Watching: An Evening Trip From Dana Point

at Dana Wharf Boats, Dana Point
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
Fri, July 07
Fri, July 14
+ 6 more dates
Fri, June 30
Fri, July 07
Fri, July 14
Fri, July 21
Fri, July 28
Fri, August 04
Fri, August 11
Fri, August 18
Fri, August 25
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FULL PRICE: $29
OFFER PRICE: $10 - $14

Explore the waters of Dana Point, one of the best places on earth to watch whales and dolphins, during a two-hour excursion with Dana Wharf cruises. The area is home to several varieties of dolphins, ... [more+]

Explore the waters of Dana Point, one of the best places on earth to watch whales and dolphins, during a two-hour excursion with Dana Wharf cruises. The area is home to several varieties of dolphins, sea lions, sharks and whales -- including the majestic blue whale. The largest mammals on the planet, blue whales can grow to more than 100 feet long, and seeing them from aboard one of Dana Wharf's spacious vessels is truly a sight to remember. Southern California also has more dolphins than anywhere else in the world. And, if you cheer loud enough, these highly intelligent and playful animals have been known to put on a show of their acrobatic abilities. All cruises are narrated by expert captains, who'll educate you on the abundant ocean life along the coast. [less-]

Comedy, Music, Acrobatics and More at Teatro Martini Dinner Cabaret

at Teatro Martini, Buena Park
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
FULL PRICE: $63.95
OFFER PRICE: $32

Teatro Martini's sizzling dinner spectacular features an edgy combination of cabaret, comedy, music and cirque-style aerials and acrobatics. The Teatro Martini experience comes complete with a four-co... [more+]

Teatro Martini's sizzling dinner spectacular features an edgy combination of cabaret, comedy, music and cirque-style aerials and acrobatics. The Teatro Martini experience comes complete with a four-course meal. As you dine on your gourmet entree, you'll be captivated by an energetic show of non-stop comedy, daring acrobatic acts, live music and more. Teatro Martini's performers come from across the globe to provide you with a captivating and tantalizing getaway from the ordinary. [less-]

"Evil Dead: The Musical" -- Cult Film Rises to Life on Stage

at Maverick Theater, Fullerton
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Fri, July 07
+ 15 more dates
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Fri, July 07
Sun, July 09
Fri, July 14
Sun, July 16
Fri, July 21
Sun, July 23
Fri, July 28
Sun, July 30
Fri, August 04
Sat, August 05
Sun, August 06
Fri, August 11
Sat, August 12
Sun, August 13
Fri, August 18
Sat, August 19
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

The "Evil Dead" series of cult movies returns to life as a comedic (and gory) stage production at Maverick Theater in Fullerton, combining all the campy fun of the movies with the added bonus of being... [more+]

The "Evil Dead" series of cult movies returns to life as a comedic (and gory) stage production at Maverick Theater in Fullerton, combining all the campy fun of the movies with the added bonus of being set to music. Five college students who travel to an abandoned cabin in the woods accidentally unleash evil forces, setting the stage for monster-battling hero Ash and his chainsaw to save the day. Characters and demons sing and dance, and Ash dishes out violence and one-liners to a never-ending horde of demons. [less-]

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