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Pencil This In: F%#k Cancer! Benefit and Keith Richards' Wisdom

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BENEFIT*
Poketo Studio hosts a cancer benefit and silent art auction titled, “F%#k Cancer! We Love Justin!” tonight from 7-10 pm. 100% of proceeds will go directly to support medical treatment of artist Justin Van Hoy, who’s the art director for SWINDLE Magazine, and contributor of works for artists and brands such as OBEY, Roger Gastman, Cobra Snake and more. Contributing artists include Shepard Fairey, Tim Biskup, Saelee Oh, Jeana Sohn, Travis Millard, Mel Kadel, Marco Zamora, Ye Rin Mok, Josh Cochran, Caroline Hwang, Amanda Visell, David Weidman,Studio Number One, Sumi Ink Club, Chris Bettig, Sarajo Frieden, Kim Buzzelli and others.

ART
There’s an artist reception tonight from 8-11 pm at La Luz de Jesus Gallery for the opening of the June group show that features the work of Mark Bryan, Daniel Elson, Krystopher Sapp and Magda Trzaski. The show promises a mixture of art, assemblage and sculpture.KEITH RICHARDS
Stories Books in Echo Park is throwing a party at 8 pm tonight for Mark Blake’s book The Wit & Wisdom of Keith Richards — compiled quotes from the Rolling Stones guitarist. They’ll supply the DJs, souvenirs, some sloppy covers and some dramatic readings. (We're actually really surprised that Blake was able to translate Richards' um, mumbling distinct speaking style for these snippets.)