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Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: Food Truck Fest, Glow, Moon Festival, Insomniac Cinema

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Glow in 2008 (Photo by Knot via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)


Glow in 2008 (Photo by Knot via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
The Beach Gives Back - a Food Truck Festival
Latitude 33 in Marina Del Rey is hosting a donation-entry Food Truck Festival today to follow Heal the Bay's Coastal Cleanup activities. From Noon to 4 you will find almost 30 food trucks lined up for your choosing, all in one place. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to Heal the Bay and also sent to the International Bird Rescue Research Center to help save animal victims of the BP oil spill along the Gulf Coast.

Glow
It's back! Time to burn the midnight oil and party until the wee hours on the beach in Santa Monica tonight. It's Glow, the art, performance art, music, and community celebration that draws hundreds to the shore after dark. This "free dusk-to-dawn biannual event features the work of international, national and local artists. Glow is the only all-night art event in the United States that emphasizes the commissioning of original artwork." There are iPhone and Droid apps to help you navigate, too. Explore their website and strategize!

Moon Festival: Chinatown
From 5-Midnight tonight enjoy culture, crafts, food, and family fun at Chinatown's 72nd Annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. Live performers, cooking demos, and of course, delicious traditional mooncakes will be part of the lively celebration. Free.

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Insomniac Cinema: Jurassic Park
Insomniac Cinema is back and has gone to the dinosaurs! Catch a midnight screening of the Spielberg special-effects monster Jurassic Park at the Bruin in Westwood. $9.