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Pencil This In: Good LA Weekend, Meg Wolitzer at Vroman's, Michael Steele Solo Show at Gallery1988

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Michael Steele's solo exhibition at Gallery1988: Venice. | Image: 'Where we're going, we don't need roads' inspired by 'Back to the Future.'
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READING
Author Meg Wolitzer reads from her latest book The Uncoupling tonight at Vroman’s at 7 pm. It’s an examination of feminine desire and power: A new drama teacher in a suburban high school puts on a production of Lysistrata (the Aristophanes play in which the women of Greece go on a sex strike against men until a war ends), and the women and girls find that their own feelings toward the men in their lives have changed drastically, and perhaps irrevocably, overnight.

GOOD*
GOOD Magazine celebrates the publication of its Los Angeles issue and a new GOOD LA local community all weekend long. There’s a weekend planned of urban hiking adventures, DIY workshops, hack-a-thons, civic engagements, artist interventions, resource sharing, literary readings, film screenings, book club meetings, neighborhood walks and locally-made goods, at the new creative space in Atwater Village: Atwater Crossing. Tonight’s program matches eight designers with eight urban problems. They’ll present solutions in front of a live audience, followed by a Q&A and cocktail hour. 7-10 pm. The event is full, but a limited number of tickets will be available at the door.