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Tonight from 6-9 is an evening of wine tasting and a silent auction of contemporary design to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at the Brewery. It's $20 a ticket, and all proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. For the design: Unique items from local galleries and new artists to use, watch, wear, and wrap. Participating galleries and designers include A+R, Yolk, Giant Robot, NON designs, Padlab, and many more. For the Wine: Silverlake Wine with guest sommelier Chase Wills.


Family is hosting Ed Templeton's Deformer Launch and Slide Show Commentary tonight at 7:30pm. Help Templeton celebrate the release of his new book and see his first ever slide show presentation, where he will be discussing images from the book as well as unseen work, and taking questions from the audience. The photos of the book give a sun-drenched glimpse of what it's like to be young and alive in the "suburban domestic incubator" of Orange County. Ed Templeton is a professional skateboarder, co-editor of the arts magazine ANP Quarterly, photographer and artist.

apartment 3 is hosting a big blowout sample sale, and there will be hundreds of gifts for men and women under $50, tons at under $20.00!! They'll also be hooking you up with free mimosas and the best djs in town all day long while you shop. Some offerings: Obey (accesories and apparel), 80's purple (accesories and apparel), Flopi (damn cute undies), Harteau (Belts and Cuffs), Le Magnafique (Super soft tees), OOna (knit accesorie)s, Anna Selena (fine hand crafted jewelry), Raised by Wolves (Jewelry),, Jim Barnier (Footwear), Robyn Molino (Rings), Damn Gina (Holiday Cards), Bic (womens apparel for all them holiday parties!), Love Down (Feather jewelry) and Cocaine Mule (Accesories...of the technological kind). It's happening today from 1-7 @ apartment 3
(1855 industrial street loft 103), just give 'em an RSVP and get shopping!

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It's day two of the Self Help Graphics Art and Holiday Craft & Print Fair 2008 and it's happening from 12-6 p.m. You'll find the artistic endeavors of folks like Yolanda Gonzalez, Emilia Garcia/Burnt Tortilla, Sergio Flores, Imix Bookstore, Jose Ramirez,
Lalo Alcaraz, San Loves E.L.A., Ilaments, Roberto Munguia, Organic Inspirations,Just Breathe Healing, and the Brooklyn Ave Gallery Will be Featuring Nacimiento Inspired Exhibit "O Little Town of East L.A."

Or should we say Pottery? Pottery-ed? Potty? (No). It the annual Bauer Pottery Holiday sale, and they will be offering their factory seconds, samples and current stock at up to 60% off. This year, shoppers will be treated to their newly remodeled showroom at our Rosslyn Street warehouse (3051 Rosslyn St) which is located adjacent to Atwater Village, Glendale, Silver Lake & Los Feliz, near the intersection of the 5 and 2 Freeways, just off San Fernando Road. The sale's on today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Santa Monica-based Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra will be performing the "Christmas Oratorio" by J.S. Bach. Under the hands of Conductor Martin Haselböck and the direction of G. Schmidt Gaden you can hear solois Tölzer Knabenchor with Tenor Markus Schäfer and Baritone Randall Scarlata, you can hear the story of Christ's birth told from a distinctly baroque perspective. It's this evening at 4 p.m. at The Broad Stage (On the campus of Santa Monica City College, at the corner of Santa Monica Blvd and 11th Street). Tickets are available from $39 to $55; call 310.458.4504 or get them online.

Other Things to Do: Shop local for music at our favorite Independent Music Stores, roam around Griffith Park and think about Griffith J. Griffith and the story behind the park, or get out and see a movie (or two!).

Photo by Jay Banzia via LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr