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SHOP: Jurlique in Beverly Hills presents a “Green Friday” pre-party
today from 4-8 pm. Enjoy biodynamic wine, organic h'dourves and learn important information about chemicals that are in your everyday personal care products.

NETWORK: The Center for Healthy Communities hosts the panel discussion “Social Media, Social Justice” tonight at 5:30 pm. Panelists Allen Gunn, executive director, Aspiration; Jessy Tolkan, director, Energy Action Coalition; and Chris Rabb, Afro-Netizen, will talk about how civic engagement and social media can work together to build healthy communities. The discussion will be moderated by LAist’s own Sloane Berrent, director of Business Development at Causecast. A coffee and dessert networking reception will follow immediately after the event.

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LEARNING: The workshop “Navigating the Film Festival World” comes back to the Egyptian Theatre tonight at 7:30 pm by popular demand.“In this informative seminar, presented just in time for the 2009 festival season, film festival programmer/film consultant Thomas Ethan Harris (former Director of Programming, Los Angeles Film Festival and Palm Springs International Short Film Festival) offers filmmakers practical skills to navigate the world of film festivals to maximum effect.” Tickets are $20, $15 for students/seniors with valid I.D., and $12 for Cinematheque members.

WALKEN: Tonight marks the return of the campy All About Walken at Theatre 68. Tickets are $15 and the show starts at 8 pm. More cowbell, please.

ART: Phantom Gallery at the PE Lofts hosts film and video works curated by Aran Reo Mann and Jeremy Rendina with a DJ set by Brooks Rice tonight starting at 6 pm. The evening’s in conjunction with the exhibit “Full of Light: A Gentle Nod to Bruce Conner.”

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