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Happy Rosh Hashanah! If you're not celebrating and going out tonight, we found a few things for you to do tonight. At Breadbar in Century City, the No Tomatoes! truck pulls up for the Hatchi Truck Series; a party at the Pleasure Chest; there's a preview of Connected the film at Mindshare and the Singafest Film Festival opens. Read on for all the details.

ART*
MFG and Peter Bjorn & John are holding an opening reception tonight for Gimme Some, an exhibition featuring the artwork of Swede Jonas Torvestig. At 7 pm at THIS Gallery. DJ sets by the band and Victoria Bergsman. Reception from 7-10 pm with free PBR. Arrive early because it's going to be packed. PB & J are playing four shows in LA this week, but only the El Rey show on Oct.5 hasn't sold out yet.

FOOD
Breadbar in Century City continues the Hatchi Truck Stop series tonight (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 No Tomatoes!’ gourmet Indian-style street fare, pulls up to Breadbar. On the menu are items including: chicken Biryani, spiced boneless chicken, Chapli Slidders, spiced-chicken or beef burger topped with crunchy coleslaw and spinach Chana.

MINDSHARING
Tonight at 8 pm, Mindshare LA presents an advanced screening of Connected The Film. “[Director] Tiffany Shlain takes audiences on an exhilarating rollercoaster ride to discover what it means to be connected in the 21st century. From founding The Webby Awards to being a passionate advocate for The National Day of Unplugging, Shlain’s love/hate relationship with technology serves as the springboard for a thrilling exploration of modern life...and our interconnected future.” Drink specials will run from 7-8pm, screening from 8-9:30pm and rooftop drinks 9:30-11pm. The Little Cart will be serving up delicious treats from 6:45pm onward. Tickets: $10.

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SEX
The Pleasure Chest celebrates its 40th anniversary tonight from 7-11 pm with a party they’ve dubbed, Gloryhole. The gala celebration features: an installation on human sexuality, Dancing with the Pornstars, photo booth, kinky crafting, a spanking booth, sword swallowers, stiltwalkers, strippers and maybe even a monkey, free cocktails from Cougar Juice Vodka. To RSVP, please send an email to gloryhole@thepleasurechest.com.

BOOKS
The first Singafest Asian Film Festival opens tonight in LA and runs for the next four days with red carpet film premieres, celebrities, food trucks, after parties, and industry mixers. The festival hopes to introduce emerging filmmakers to a larger LA audiences. Screenings will be held at Bigfoot's Majestic Crest in Westwood with a focus on Asian and Asian-American short and long-form films from a number of countries -- the U.S., China, Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines and more. Tickets: $8-$15 or buy a weekend pass.

MUSIC
Rock writer Jeff Weiss has curated a great show tonight at Freak City in Hollywood (in honor of his birthday). On the bill: Flash Bang Grenada, Folerio, Spaceghostpurrp, Jonti, Vex Ruffin, Secret Guest from Hell and Deejay Wilsson Soto.

*Pencil pick of the day

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