Pencil This In: Noir Fest Concludes, Mindshare LA Event, 'Top Chef Masters' Viewing, Family Campfire, and the Art of Rome
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.
TOP CHEF MASTERS VIEWING EVENT
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.
OLD FASHIONED FAMILY CAMPFIRE
"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.
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.