Pencil This In: Mindshare's Enlightened Debauchery, Young Literati at the Silver Lake Library
The Young Literati membership group of the LA Public Library hosts a reading, cocktail and a bookswap with Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn at the new Silver Lake Branch Library at 7 pm. The duo gives a hilarious account of marriage in their new book, You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up. After their performance, members and guests can grab a cocktail and pick up a few new reads at a bookswap, in partnership with Goodreads, the networking site for book lovers. The event is free for Young Literari members and $20 for nonmembers.
Wall Works: Pocket Icon is a collaborative youth education project conceived by artist/sculptor Anna Sew-Hoy. For Wall Works: Pocket Icon K-12 students wrote down their wishes and created pocket-sized talismans out of polymer clay. The clay pocket icons and written wishes will be on view at Bergamot Station Art Center's G-Building hallway. The opening reception is tonight begins 6 pm.
Mindshare, an evening of networking, learning and debauchery, happens tonight at Club 740 at 7 pm. Speakers and topics include David Orban / Founder, Chief Evangelist, WideTag, Inc. & Advisor, Singularity University on The Internet of Things and Emily Tyrant / Pervert Extraordinaire, Den of Iniquity on Acclimating Men to Pain. On the turntables for this month’s Mindshare is Joanna Gikas of IO Echo and installations by Syyn Labs (who did the OkGo video). $30.