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Pencil This In: Home Movies in Echo Park, Jerry Thill's Video Launch and Art Around Town

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Jim Darling, Piggy, Oil on Small Found Piggy Bank, $150 (with approx. $50 in pennies cash back) / Courtesy of Carmichael Gallery
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FILM
Tonight is “Home Movie Night” at the Echo Park Film Center beginning at 8 pm. This is a new quarterly celebration of “the most humble yet heartwarming genre of them all: HOME MOVIES!” Everyone’s welcome to bring family footage on 8mm, Super 8, 16mm, VHS or DVD and share it with the community. It’s a free event.

ART
Phantom Galleries LA places temporary art installations in vacant storefront windows
throughout Los Angeles county. Tonight, PGLA hits Long Beach with the show "Super Elastic" with an artist reception from 5-9 pm at Long Beach on the Promenade. Artists on display are Julia Latané, Rebecca Niederlander, Timothy Nolan and Carrie Ungerman.

LAUNCH PARTY*
Ghettogloss hosts the world premiere of the music video "Hey Jerrie!" by Grammy-winning, Emmy- and Tony- nominated songwriter/artist/world renown party impresario Allee Willis and Jerry Thill, a 91-year-old woman drummer on an oxygen tank who's led her own all-girl bands since being discovered by the Capone boys in the 1930's. There will be a bar and oxygen bar for revelers from 6 pm to midnight. RSVP by calling 323.912.0008.