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Pencil This In: Artivist Film Fest Continues, Hear NoHo Tonight

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Part of the Chandler Murals at the NoHo metro station. | Photo by ~db~ via LAist's featured flickr pool.

Part of the Chandler Murals at the NoHo metro station. | Photo by ~db~ via LAist's featured flickr pool.
The Heard of Elephants art collective presents comedy tonight at the Unknown Theater with live performances from Friends of the Family , Josh Duvendeck, Wobbly Bones and videos from daybyday, Good Neighbor, Tremendosaur and 5 Second Films. Doors at 10 pm. Tickets $5. Beer included.

It’s the first Thursday of the month, so that means it’s time for the monthly Hear NoHo night from 6-11 pm. Visitors can listen to emerging musical artists while checking out the neighborhood’s vintage theatres, art galleries, live/work lofts and restaurants. It’s $10 for an all-access wristband includes a chance to see musicians including Soul Puppet, Estrella Cristina, Sara Leib and The Makepeace Brothers. Buy tickets here.

As we mentioned yesterday, the vintage jewelry store, House of Love and Luck , celebrates its first anniversary with a party from 7-10 tonight. There’s a hosted champagne bar; special sale pricing during the event; and a portion of the evening's proceeds will benefit animal rescue charity, Animal Advocates Alliance. Valet parking will be available.

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In conjunction with the exhibition, The Chimaera of Arezzo , on view at the Getty Villa through February 8, 2010, Giovannangelo Camporeale, professor emeritus of Etruscology at the University of Florence, will kick-off a weekend exploring the legend and lure of the Chimaera of Arezzo with a lecture tonight at 7:30 pm. Free, but tickets required.

The 6th Annual International Artivist Film Festival continues until Saturday at the Egyptian Theater. It’s a fest dedicated to addressing human rights, children's advocacy, environmental preservation and animal rights. The org's mission is to strengthen the voice of advocate artists - "Artivists" - while raising public awareness for social global causes.

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