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Get Out: 'Good Food' Pie Contest, September Issue, and a Performance Installation

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KCRW's Good Food Pie Contest
Calling all pie lovers! Today is the day: It's KCRW's Second Annual "Good Food" Pie Contest. Over 200 pies have been entered in five categories, and a panel of well-known foodfolk judges are ready to taste them all. Head over to the Taste of Beverly Hills venue to see the pies, watch the final round of judging, catch a cool apron show, and see the winners be announced. The event is FREE--though it's at the Taste of Beverly Hills venue it's NOT a ticketed event. Street parking abounds. get to eat PIE!

Paul Pescador's "Shangrila" @ Neon Gallery at CSULB
Neon Gallery is an artist-run space located within the Graduate Sculpture Studios at CSU Long Beach. Tonight is the opening night for what sounds like a pretty cool performance installation by Paul Pescador. "Working in relation to the gallery’s contained position within the working studios, Paul Pescador's performance installation, 'Shangrila,' engages the viewer’s sense of memory, examining the absence and presence of the performative gesture using o...bjects, photography and performance. Pescador's project is the first in a series, which will continue throughout the month of September." 5-9PM. Free. (Take 7th Street from the 405 or 22 freeway and make a right on E. Campus Drive. Parking is available in Lots 7 & 8A.)

"The September Issue" Screens @The W in Westwood
The W Hotel in Westwood invites you to watch your favorite movies under the stars. Hungry? Get there early "and experience Executive Chef Monique King's delicious summer treats in The Backyard. Friends and families can cuddle up in a cabana, dip your feet in the pool, or recline on chaise lounges while watching a handpicked selection of new releases making a picture perfect evening." Tonight it's The September Issue, a great doc about the making of Vogue's annual fashion Bible. Doors open @7, film starts at sunset.