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Pencil This In: Roger Corman, Root Beer Launch and Green Jobs

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A bird on La Brea. / Photo by aharvey2k via LAist's flickr pool.
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There's an amazing number of events going tonight for a Tuesday. Check 'em out:

TALK*
Legendary film director/producer Roger Corman, whose works include the original Little Shop of Horrors (1960) and Deathrace 2000 (1975), has written his autobiography How I Made a Hundred Movies in Hollywood and Never Lost a Dime. He’ll talk about his filmmaking, his book and other topics with Aïda Ruilova, a filmmaker known for her "gothic aesthetic." This free program begins at 7 pm. Tickets are required, and are available at the Billy Wilder Theater Box Office one hour prior to start time. Limit one ticket per person on a first come, first served basis. Parking is available under the museum for $3 after 6 pm.

GREEN LEARNING
The Center for Healthy Communities in Downtown LA hosts the public program “Green Jobs, Healthy Communities” tonight at 6:30 pm. Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO of Green for All, will discuss how her organization is working to create healthier and more prosperous communities through green jobs, and what other can do to stand up for people and the planet. The event is being moderated by Darren Moore, founder of Ecovations, a certified green building and design company, and co-host of Alter Eco on Discovery's Planet Green TV Network. The event is free, RSVP here.

ROOT BEER PARTY
There's a launch party for Margo’s Bark Root Beer tonight from 7:30-9:30 pm at The Larchmont Larder. They'll be serving up root beer floats made with Margo’s Bark and Milk’s house made ice cream and delicious bites provided by The Larchmont Larder. Bark Avenue will be on hand with some furry friends looking for a new home and Margo the dog herself will make a special appearance. The root beer grew out of Oscar Youd’s elementary school science fair project, and named after the family dog, 100% of the proceeds of the micro-brewed soda benefits shelter and rescue dog organizations.