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Pencil This In: Oscar Shorts Screening, Eagle Rock History Lecture and Fr. Greg Boyle at Diesel in Brentwood

'Let's Pollute' by Geefwee Boedoe is nominated for an Oscar. It's a play on 1950s educational films. (Film still:
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Actor, writer, director, producer Kenneth Branagh hosts the program Shorts! The 2010 Animated and Live Action Short Film Nominees at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight at 7:30 pm in honor of Oscar week. The evening features screenings of all the nominated films in the Animated and Live Action Short Film categories, plus an onstage discussion with the filmmakers in attendance. Limited number of $5 tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the door. Lineup begins at 5:30 pm with number distribution.

The Pasadena Museum of History hosts the program History of Eagle Rock - Illustrated Lecture and Book Signing with Eric Warren tonight at 7:30 pm. Warren, author of the book Eagle Rock, will give an illustrated lecture on the Eagle Rock area based on the text and vintage images in his book. Doors open at 6:30 pm for viewing the Mad for Hats! and Pasadena Patron exhibitions in the adjacent galleries. Wine and cheese reception with the author following lecture. Tickets for nonmembers: $5, members are free. Reservations are requested by calling 626.577.1660, ext. 10.