Pencil This In: Nike+ Runs to L.A. Live, 'Skid Row' Screens Downtown, Jackie Tohn in Los Feliz, Choice Photographers on Wilshire
Barre's newest resident, Jackie Tohn's, "There's a Big Show in Here" is more animated than a Saturday morning cartoon, funnier than a barrel of funny things and is clinically proven to stop your spring doldrums in a single bound. A musical story of guts and glory, the voice that launched a thousand, "Wow I wish I could sing like thats" is all yours, for a limited time. Wednesday April 13th, 27th & May 11th at Show at Barre, 1714 N. Vermont, tickets $10.
The Nike+ She Runs LA 10K starts today. Participants can run (or jog) their 10K independently anytime between 4 p.m. today and 4 p.m. Thursday. And, yes, HE can run too. The entertainment takes place tonight at L.A. Live, where KIIS-FM personalities emcee entertainment from 7-10 p.m. including a live music performance by Mike Posner, America's Best Dance Crew winners We Are Heroes, and 3 floors of "pampering and fun."
She Runs LA benefits Students Run LA, which provides access to the sport of running to at-risk youth in the Los Angeles community. Registration is $35.00 with current high school or college student ID and $40.00 general public.
ProjectFresh presents a special screening of Skid Row, the 2007 film in which Pras from The Fugees documents his nine-day experience posing as a homeless person on Skid Row. Proceeds will go to supporting the cause and helping to spread the film's eye-opening message. After the screening there will be a Q+A with special guests including Pras Michel of the Fugees (via Skype)
Doors at 7 p.m., Screening at 8 p.m., Downtown Independent Theater, 251 S. Main St. Ticket $12 online / $15 Door
Photo District News magazine’s Choice of New and Emerging Photographers to Watch" is a look at up-and-coming photographers from around the world and is published annually in PDN.
An opening reception featuring many of these artists takes place tonight from 6-9 p.m. at the Clark | Oshin Gallery at The Icon, 5450 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036. The exhibition continues through May 24, 2011.
STARTUPS / NETWORKING
If new tech nerdery and networking is your idea of a nice Wednesday night, the action's at V Lounge in Santa Monica. Seven of L.A.'s hottest internet startups will demo and there will be 7 themed drink specials to match. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. Straight-up mixing starts at 9. And lookout on the floor, there will be a DJ and there might be dancing. More info here.