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Wednesday, August 20

Exposing Backend Money: T.V. and Film Profit Participation from All Angles

Ken Edwards Center

1527 4th St., Santa Monica, 90401

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Exposing Backend Money: T.V. and Film Profit Participation From All Angles
[1.5 hours California MCLE credit available*]

Program Description:
Join CLA and a special panel of entertainment professionals for a presentation focusing on different perspectives on negotiating, drafting and enforcing profit participation deals in film and television. Featuring attorneys who prepare profit participation agreements and litigate profit participation disputes as well an attorney/CPA who handles profit participation audits, the program will touch on some of the particular issues that each of them confront in their different roles. Topics will include recent developments in the industry, strategies for improving boilerplate terms, key issues in the auditing process, and special considerations for litigating profit participation disputes. This program is designed for an attorney audience, but all members of the community are welcome.

Adam W. Rosen, Esq., One LLP
Mansi K. Shah, Esq., Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP
Steven D. Sills, JD, CPA, CFE, CFF, Green Hasson Janks

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Thursday, August 21

Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival 2014

12:00pm to 11:45pm

(AUG. 21-24) For the fourth straight year, the Los Angeles Food & Wine festival, presented by FOOD & WINE magazine, returns to Downtown Los Angeles, one of the country’s premier cultural destinations.  The culinary world’s most recognized names and faces will come together for an epicurean kaleidoscope of festivities that will take over the heart of Los Angeles for a three-night, four-day extravaganza.

Thoughtfully curated, each moment of the festival will bring a one-of-a-kind opportunity for guests to have access to award-winning celebrity chefs paired with music performances from nationally recognizable artists. Guests will savor acclaimed cuisine from over 100 celebrity and world-class chefs, and over 200 wines curated from prestigious wineries.

Locals and visitors alike will experience the cultural diversity of Los Angeles’s culinary scene within this inclusive setting. Additionally, Los Angeles Food & Wine will also feature events taking place throughout greater Los Angeles during the four-day celebration—from Beverly Hills to Santa Monica—as participants have the opportunity to partake in themed lunches and marquee chef collaborations. Tickets will be available for pre-sale to Chase Sapphire card members starting on June 16th through June 18th and to the general public on June 19, 2014. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.lafw.com including full- and half-day packages, as well as specialty ticketed events throughout the city. 

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SHINE: "Money"

YWCA Westside/Santa Monica

2019 14th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405

7:30pm to 9:30pm

It’s one of our most taboo topics – yet some of life’s biggest challenges and choices revolve around it. Storytellers recount their life-changing stories about “Money” at the next SHINE on Thursday, August 21 at 7:30pm at the YWCA Santa Monica/Westside.

Stories will include true tales about how money changed people’s career paths, closest relationships, and views on what’s important in life.

SHINE is a storytelling series featuring professionals and amateurs coming together on the third Thursday of every month to share inspiring true stories. Participants and audience members enjoy a relaxed community atmosphere, powerful and entertaining stories, refreshments, mingling, and live music.

Live music in August will be provided by Brenda Varda, a vibrant, innovative singer/songwriter. Brenda is also an award-winning playwright, multidisciplinary artist, and teacher with numerous works produced in Los Angeles both as playwright and composer/lyricist. Along with being a writer and performer both in theater and cabaret, she also creates collective works with other artists through Wordspace, a creative writer's organization.

Professional storytellers for SHINE are chosen from some of the nation’s top award-winning storytellers and writers. Amateur storytellers of all ages and walks of life also take the stage. Submissions are accepted before the event and two slots are reserved for audience members
selected through a random drawing.

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Friday, August 22

Saturday, August 23



Address: 1410 2nd St., 1st Floor Santa Monica,, SANTA MONICA, 90401


Friends and lovers of dance, LOVE "DANCING WITH THE STARS"? Experience a night of DANCE like none other! SALSA and BACHATA CALIENTE Night Number 2. A night of performances and dancing with SOUL. Not to be missed! AUGUST 23RD, 8:00PM. PRIVATE LOCATION IN SANTA MONICA.

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Sunday, August 24

Santa Monica Museum of Art Presents: Tour da Arts, vol. 6, led by CICLE!

Santa Monica Museum of Art

2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404

12:00pm to 5:00pm

The Santa Monica Museum of Art’s annual Tour da Arts returns with vol. 6 on Sunday, August 24th! The Museum’s free, all day bicycle festival and tour welcomes riders of all ages and abilities to enjoy art, music and dazzling performances. C.I.C.L.E. will lead a nine-mile community bicycle ride with unique sights and sounds to three unique performances around the city including: a live shadow performance with artist Miwa Matreyek at Santa Monica High School; an interactive music and movement concert with Anna Oxygen at Santa Monica Bay Women’s Club; and a street theater performance at the Museum by Bike Odyssey LA to relive Homer’s Odyssey.

Participation is free and open to all ages, however registration is required. Register here:

As with all C.I.C.L.E. rides, this ride is family-friendly, leisurely paced and will return to the starting point at the end of the tour. C.I.C.L.E. rides are fully supported, led by trained Ride Leaders, an EMT and volunteers. C.I.C.L.E.’s Ride Leaders provide a safe and enjoyable riding environment for beginning and experienced riders alike. This ride is 9 miles and will allow participants a break at each stop to enjoy the art, performances and free refreshments. Prior to the ride we will address safe street riding and group ride etiquette to ensure smooth sailing.

Where: Santa Monica Museum of Art
Bergamot Station G1
2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404

When: Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Time: The event starts at 12:00 p.m. Ride leaves promptly at 2:00 p.m. and will return by 4:30 p.m. for the final performance.

What to bring: Bring your bicycle in good working order. This ride is FREE and open to anyone, but all participants should be able to ride a bike safely with the ability to brake, change gears, and balance while stopping and starting. All participants under 18 MUST wear a helmet and be escorted by a parent or guardian. Children under age 8 should be on a tag-a-long, bike trailer, tandem, or other safe child-carrying device to participate in the ride.

About C.I.C.L.E.: Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange (C.I.C.L.E.) is a nonprofit organization working to promote the bicycle as a viable, healthy, and sustainable transportation choice.

About the Santa Monica Museum of Art: Through its exhibitions, education, and outreach programs, the Santa Monica Museum of Art fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art. The Museum celebrates: expanding boundaries; exploring individual differences; enhancing public knowledge of art; and broadening the art experience. SMMoA is a collection of ideas.

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