Get Out: Silver Lake Conservatory Amoeba Auction, 8th Annual Songkran Thai Festival, Passover Dessert Tasting
Rock On The Block: The Silver Lake Conservatory is holding a charity auction at Amoeba Music this afternoon with with rare and collectible memorabilia, concert tickets, promo items and more up for bids. All proceeds will benefit the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, a non-profit organization based in music education. Conservatory students will also be performing live on the Amoeba stage as part of the fundraiser. Amoeba Music, 6400 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028, 4:00 p.m.
Thai It, You'll Like It: Today's 8th Annual Songkran Festival celebrating Thai New Year will take place in Thaitown on Hollywood Blvd between Western and Normandie. Experience ancient arts, culture, heritage, traditions, apparel, and delicacies along with a Muay Thai boxing demonstration, a water blessing ceremony, a Thai traditional attire fashion show, Thai classical and folk dances, live music and live entertainment. Don't miss the Singha beer garden, a Miss Thai New Year USA Contest, and a fruit carving demonstration. FREE. 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Desert vs. Dessert: Says the Skirball, "Tired of Passover cakes that feel like bricks and taste like desert sands? Looking for a lighter, more modern take on traditional sweets? Let pastry chef, food writer, and Dessert Architect author Robert Wemischner open your eyes and your palate to fresh ideas for a sweet finish to your seder. The simple techniques, bold flavors, and time-saving tips presented by Wemischner will add a wonderful flourish to the festive meal." A tasting menu and recipes of desserts are included. Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, 3:00 p.m.