Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

Arts and Entertainment

Pencil This In: Noir Fest Concludes, Mindshare LA Event, 'Top Chef Masters' Viewing, Family Campfire, and the Art of Rome

Photo by TSA Photography via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today during our fall member drive.

The Noir City film fest ends tonight with a double feature of Gaslight & My Name is Julia Ross at the Egyptian. 7:30 p.m. Tickets.

Mix and mingle with the most exciting minds of LA and enjoy live music, hors d'oeurvres, games & prizes at Mindshare LA's event tonight at the LA Theater Center in DTLA. The MeSoHungry Food Truck will be serving up delicious treats from 6:45pm onward. Doors & Happy Hour Drink Specials start at 7. Presentations begin at 8:30; on the program: An introduction by Douglas Campbell (Curator, Mindshare LA & ProjectFresh); Kurt Othmer (President, EEG Info) with "Train Your Brain: From Electrodes to Insights"; Julia Bossmann (Biological Psychology Student, USC & Heinrich Heine Universität) with "Smell Matters: The Fiction of Pheromones"; Kurt Daradics (Co-Founder, CitySourced) with "The Wild West of Civic Engagement"; Kestrin Pantera, Scott Watson & Jonathan Grubb (Mobile Karaoke Superstars) with "4 Wheels, 1 Mic and You: RVIP Lounge"; and Paige Nesbitt (Blogger, Martini Rescue Squad) with "The Dos and Don'ts Of Dating Profiles." The After Party gets underway at 9:30. Tickets $30.

Cheer on Top Chef Masters competitor Chef Mary Sue Milliken as she cooks up a storm on the small screen in Episode 3 tonight. Grab a margarita and watch along with other fans tonight at Border Grill Santa Monica and Border Grill Downtown LA. 6-8 p.m.

"Loosen your marshmallow-roasting arm, pack up the family with warm jackets" and head out to Franklin Canyon tonight at 7 p.m. for a Family Campfire. Yes, there will be a fire, singing, and marshmallows. Free.

Support for LAist comes from

Tonight at 6:30 p.m. it's the opening reception for the exhibition When in Rome, organized by the DEPART foundation at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Westwood. The exhibition is a celebration and presentation of works by artists associated with the city of Rome. The exhibition runs through May 21st.