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Pencil This In: Top Chef Drinks, Help for Haiti, Hammer Reading & Groth Wine Tasting

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In honor of Chef Jamie Lauren appearing in Top Chef: All-Stars, which premieres on BRAVO tonight, Beechwood is hosting an All Night Happy Hour starting deliciously early for a "night" event. When can you get your celebratory chef-drink & nosh on? Starting at 4 p.m. Bravo!

The Peter Fetterman Gallery at Bergamot Station is hosting an event that benefitsdisaster relief agency Operation USA to send kids back to school in the earthquake-devastated Haiti. Haitian food, rum cocktails and music will help you find your give-back groove. All proceeds will help furnish classrooms and fund free meals for students at the Ecole Nationale JM Henriquez. Tickets are $25. Event starts at 6 p.m.

Tisa Bryant and Susan Straight will be reading their work tonight as part of the ongoing Hammer Readings series. Both writers are actively involved in various local projects and a night at the Hammer is always yummy. Tickets are FREE, seating is on a first-come basis and the reading starts at 7 p.m.

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Enoteca Drago in Beverly Hills is featuring wines from Groth this week and for one night only (tonight!), purchase of a Groth wine flight at the bar will get you one free appetizer. If the bar is too busy, just sidle on up and let them know you know the deal. Wine tasting starts at 6 p.m.