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Pencil This In: Girls in Tech, SMMoA Fundraiser at Library Ale House

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Tonight Girls in Tech LA presents a “Social Fashion & Beauty Summit Part Deux” tonight from 7-11pm at Live! On Sunset. There’s a panel discussion featuring women from the tech, fashion and beauty industries, followed by a cocktail party. Scheduled for tonight are: Nadine Jolie, founder/editor, and editorial director,; Lauren Messiah, social marketing manager, and founder,, BJ Fleming, managing editor at, Bren Lee Gomez (moderator): PR & social media assistant, and editor/founder, The entire event will raise money for Dress For Success, which provides professional wardrobes, counseling and support to homeless women, recent immigrants and victims of domestic violence and the like. Bring “gently used purses and shoes” for the nonprofit’s brand new Hollywood office. The event starts at 7 pm tonight. Tickets: $20.

Jeff Pulver's 140 Characters Conference
(#140conf on twitter) takes place today and tomorrow at the Kodak Theater. The original intentions of #140conf was to explore "the effects of twitter on: Celebrity, "The Media", Advertising and (maybe) Politics." It’s evolved since then to include sports, music, the arts, sciences and more. The LA event xwill have a special focus on the use of twitter in the Music and Entertainment industry.” There are 130 speakers on the program and include: Alexia Tsotsis (@alexiatsotsis) of the SF Weekly, Andrew Nystrom @ LAT (@latimesnystrom) - Digital Media Strategist, Los Angeles Times, Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff), co-founder and editor-in-chief, The Huffington Post, Jacob Soboroff (@jacobsoboroff) - Correspondent, AMC News; executive director, Why Tuesday?, Jon Klein (@JonKleinCNN) - President, CNN, Richard Rushfield (@richardrushfield) - West Coast Editor, Gawker and too many others to mention. Ticket prices: $200-$895. Discounts available for nonprofits, startups and educational institutions.

[ALOUD] at Central Library presents Jonathan Letham, author of Chronic City tonight at 7 pm. In his new novel, “the acclaimed author of Motherless Brooklyn portrays a Manhattan that is beautiful and tawdry, tragic and forgiving, devastating and utterly unique.” He’ll be interviewed by Tom Teicholz, journalist and film producer in Los Angeles. The event is full, standby seating only.