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Pencil This In: MOCA's Engagement Party, Caviar 101 Class and 'The Importance of Being Earnest'

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It's Caviar 101 Night at Petrossian in WeHo. (Photo by foodforfel via LAist's flickr pool.)
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THEATER ON THE BIG SCREEN
Los Angeles Theatre Works presents an HD screening of The Importance of Being Earnest from Roundabout Theatre’s Tony-nominated Broadway production. Angelenos have a chance to watch the Oscar Wilde comedy, directed by and starring Tony-nominee Brian Bedford, in a still-running Broadway production. It's cheaper than a plane ticket to New York. Held at the James Bridges Theater at UCLA, tonight at 7 pm. Check Los Angeles Theatre works for additional screening times. Tickets: $20, students $10.

ART MUSIC*
It’s the last Engagement Party at MOCA with the art collective Neighborhood Public Radio tonight at 7 pm. The “In the Air” project combines musicians, electric guitars and fuzzboxes so visitors can experience fuzztone drone both live and through their radios. 7 pm at MOCA Grand Avenue. Free.

CAVIAR CLASS
Petrossian in West Hollywood holds a Caviar 101 class tonight and tomorrow. For $35 (not including tax or tip), guests have the opportunity to sample up to the three types of caviar and two roes, paired with either a glass of Champagne or a flute of vodka. Chef Giselle Wellman will also serve additional small plates that showcase caviar. 7:30-8 pm. Reservations are recommended by calling (310) 271-0576 or online.

FILM
There are a number of film happenings tonight and this weekend. Dances with Films bills itself as “one of the last truly independent film festivals,” takes over the Laemmle Sunset 5 in WeHo runs through June 9.

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