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Sunday, August 17

Spotlight on Diversity: A Conversation & Celebration of LGBT Media

Robert Frost Auditorium

4401 Elenda Street, Culver City, 90230

5:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us and LGBT stars from Broadway, Orange is the New Black, The Voice, and more to celebrate the importance and impact of LGBT media representation and raise money to ensure that more diverse and underrepresented youth and independent content creators enter the media and performing arts. This year we’re spotlighting LGBT media with an actors’ panel & Q&A, keynote by Amelia from The Huffington Post, and musical performances. The event is a charity fundraiser commemorating BAYCAT's 10 Years Bold Anniversary and launching The Box Scene Project's Mirror Scholarship & Fellowship - a monetary award facilitating the entrance of diverse and underrepresented youth and independent content creators into the media arts. Get your tickets and come early for our pre-show reception and stay late for our post-show VIP celebration! You don’t want to miss this!

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unSUNg 2014: Songs Uncommon and New

St. Mark's Episcopal Church

1020 North Brand Blvd., Glendale, 91202

6:00pm to 8:00pm

unSUNg returns to Glendale for a second season, presenting new and neglected vocal chamber music. Each concert is sure to include something you’ve never heard before, by professional performers from all over Southern California. Be sure to stay for the reception, and spend a summer evening being part of our passion projects!

After last year’s noteworthy success in launching this unique collaborative series, the second season again includes chamber works scored for voice and piano and other instrumentation, but also features a set of choral pieces and excerpts from a new chamber opera. August's concert includes songs by Steven Snowden, Alan Berman and Mark Abel; an appearance by ARF, with their arrangement of songs by Max Kaplan; and a sneak peek at excerpts from a new chamber opera by David Avshalomov.

Ample parking is available on the street or in the lot behind the church, and the church is wheelchair-accessible.

Tickets are $15, and a three-concert subscription is available for just $38. Discounts are available for full members of Lauri’s List.

For more information, see http://www.laurislist.com/unsung

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Monday, August 18

Thursday, August 21

4th Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival

Downtown Los Angeles

Grand Avenue & 1st Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

10:00am to 10:00pm

Now in its fourth year, the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival is a four-day epicurean event showcasing the finest in food and drink culture throughout Los Angeles featuring a star-studded lineup of celebrated chefs and culinary personalities from throughout the country. Set amid one of the country’s foremost cultural destinations along Grand Avenue, the event spans the city and offers guests the chance to sample the food, wine, and cocktails from some of the most prominent influencers, while enjoying the sights and sounds of the music industry’s brightest talents. The festival lineup will feature a sprawling showcase of unlimited tastings as well as cookbook signings, wine seminars and cocktail tastings, culinary demonstrations, luxurious dinners and more. Guests will have the chance to mingle with luminaries and culinary icons such as Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Michael Chiarello, Scott Conant, Graham Elliot, Dominique Crenn, Pierre Gagnaire and Ari Taymor, as well as television personalities such as Robert Irvine, host of the Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible.”

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SANGER: One Woman, One Story.

El Portal Monroe Forum Theatre

5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601


Pamela Daly portrays one of the most influential women
in American history - Margaret Sanger; the Founder of
Planned Parenthood. Celebrated and vilified, her legacy
has drawn admiration and disdain from opposing sides
on controversial issues. This one-woman play is entirely
in Sanger’s own words.

“Sanger” hits the topics of Abortion, Birth Control, Sex,
and The Liberation of Women head on. This Woman Rebel
shakes the foundations of America through two World Wars, giving the world a network of clinics beginning in 1916 and the Pill in 1957. The Left and the Right have defined her to fit agendas – now you will hear from her.

SANGER: One Woman, One Story.

LIVE at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood.

Preview: August 21st
Runs: August 22nd - August 31st

Thursday - Saturday @ 8pm.
Saturday - Sunday @ 3pm.

Tickets Available at http://www.elportaltheatre.com/

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