Pencil This In: McSweeney's Launch Party, The Moth Westside, Anna David's 'Reality Matters'
The Reel Talk film series with Stephen Farber screens Micmacs tonight at the Wadsworth Theatre. It’s the latest film from Amelie and A Very Long Engagement director Jean-Pierre Jeunet. The film is a whimsical comedy about the battle between a group of misfits and an international arms manufacturer. Director and co-writer Jean-Pierre Jeunet will appear in person.
There’s a launch party at 826LA and Stories books in Echo Park for McSweeney's Issue #34 tonight at 8 pm. Pick up your reserved copy of McSweeney's Quarterly ($20+tax), and stay for food, drinks, discussions and signings with contributors Nick McDonell and Teddy Wayne. Musical guest: The Blasting Company! The latest issue weighs in under 400 pages, and comes in its own custom-made double-sleeve. Proceeds from sales go to 826LA.