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The Evolution Revolution was the best band that ever played on television. Oh, OK, second-best, after Every Mother’s Son, which was on an episode of The Man From U.N.C.L.E., where it performed “Come on Down to My Boat.” But the Evolution Revolution was certainly better than the Monkees, if only because they really were. Monkeys, that is—chimpanzees. What am I talking about? I’m talking about the house band on Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp, one of the most bizarre television programs ever—a psychedelic, vaudevillian spy-movie parody starring chimps forced to act like humans. Stupid humans. The redoubtable Jeff Krulik teamed up with fellow filmmaker Diane Bernard and managed to reunite LL creators Stan Burns and Michael Marmer for an afternoon of simian memories, documented in I Created Lancelot Link. The film’s D.C. premier will also feature the first Northern Virginia screening of Heavy Metal Parking Lot and a live performance by “Czar of the Atomic Acoustic Guitar” Josh Alan. The monkeyshines begin at 9 p.m. at Iota, 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. $5. (703) 522-8340. (Dave Nuttycombe)