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Pencil This In: Vintage Clothes Swap, Barbara Kingsolver on the Bloc

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Barbara Kingsolver at Red Hen Press Mondays
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SWAP SHOP*
The LA Vintage Swap Party takes place tonight from 7-9 pm at What Goes Around Comes Around (at Space15Twenty). Co-hosts Alexi Wasser of imboycrazy.com, stylist Monica Rose and Geri Hirsch, Founder of BecauseImAddicted.net help guests swap vintage fashion with fresh designs from the best closets in the city. Bring 1-4 quality vintage items and get treated to music by DJ Magdalena and complimentary drinks by Tito’s Vodka and KARMA California Brut. RSVP to: ghwang@thinkpublicrelations.com
(Bonus: Umami Burger just opened in Space15Twenty, too!)

BOOK TALK
Writers Bloc presents an evening with novelist Barbara Kingsolver tonight at 7:30 pm at the Writer’s Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. The author of The Poisonwood Bible and Animal Dreams, among others, will talk with Patt Morrison of KPCC and the LA Times about her latest release, The Lacuna. Tickets, $20. For reservations, visit writersblocpresents.com.

READING
Red Hen Press Monday Evenings at the Geffen is a literary event for both writers and readers. The evening gives writers a platform to speak about their work, and where readers can engage in dialogue about literature and ideas. Tonight at 7:30, Red Hen welcomes Marc Acito, Annie La Ganga, Lisa See and moderator Patt Morrison of KPCC and LA Times. (Yes, we realize that Morrison is listed as moderator for both events. We hope that the event coordinators realize that, too!) Tickets are $20 ($15 for students and seniors).