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Pencil This In: Habitat for Humanity Benefit with Drew Carey, Eagle Rock Food Truck Fest, Grill 'Em All Chefs at Breadbar

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COMEDY BENEFIT*
Drew Carey guest stars tonight in iO West’s Habitat for Humanity Improv BenefitShow. Carey will perform from 8:30 to 10 pm as part of “The Armando Show,” iO’s signature improv comedy show featuring its top improvisers. Proceeds from tonight’s show will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. Tickets are $20 and includes a raffle of prizes including jewelry from Tiffany & Co., a flat screen TV, the new Nintendo 3DS, a Wii, an Xbox 360, an iPod, a Wii, a Blu Ray DVD player and more. Improv teams open for Carey at 7 pm.

FOOD
Breadbar in Century City launches the Hatchi Truck Stop series tonight (and every last Thursday of the month) from 6-10 pm. The evening brings in food truck chefs to offer a small plates priced at $8 each ($32 minimum purchase per guest). Tonight’s first guest gastrotruck is the Grill ‘Em All truck. Breadbar’s Facebook fans will receive priority access to all upcoming events 24 hours before the information is announced.

THEATER
A Weekend With Pablo Picasso, a solo show written and performed by Herbert Siguenza (Culture Clash), has its West Coast premiere tonight at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. Based on the writings of Pablo Picasso, the show takes place in Picasso’s private studio, “Le Californie” on the coast of France in 1957 for an intimate and revealing weekend. “This play explores Picasso’s proclamations about ambition, destruction, creativity, love and art as an agent of social change.” Mature audiences only because of strong language. Tonight at 8 pm. Tickets $35, students and seniors $20. Runs through May 1.

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TRUCK FEST
The Eagle Rock Plaza holds a Gourmet Food Truck Festtonight from 5-9 pm. Find the Grilled Cheese Truck, Krazy BBQ, Nomnom, Crep'n Around and Fry Smith in the Upper Level parking lot next to Target.

*Pencil pick of the day

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