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Pencil This In: DIY Conference for Creative Types, Good Luck Bar Anniversary Party

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DRINK*
Good Luck Bar celebrates its 15th anniversary tonight with a special event that features Chinese burlesque (10 pm, 11 pm and midnight), DJ Travis Keller and the Kogi Truck in attendance. Drink specials include: $5 Stolis, Sailor Jerry, Cazadores or Jack Daniel's cocktails; selected beers for $2. The party’s on from 7 pm to close.

DIY
DIY Days::LA comes to the Downtown Independent Theater tonight beginning at 6 pm. It’s a roving conference for creative types wanting to do it themselves in the film, music, art and gaming industries. There will be case studies, lectures and roundtable discussions. Speakers include Jesse Alexander (Heroes, Lost, Day One), Scott Macaulay (producer of Gumo, Raising Victor Vargas, editor of Filmmaker Magazine), Jon Reiss (Bomb it! and author of Thinking Outside the Box(office), and Steve Peters (No Mimes Media). The event is free, but there is a waitlist right now.

DISCUSSION
Before MOCA: Two artists' perspectives of Los Angeles in the 1970s is a conversation being held at MOCA Grand Avenue, Ahmanson Auditorium, tonight at 6:30 pm. William Leavitt and Allen Ruppersberg, both of whom are featured in Collection: MOCA's First Thirty Years, will talk with independent curator Carole Ann Klonarides about the experience of making and presenting work in the 1970s. The event is free.