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What You’re Doing This Week: April 22

April 18, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Victor Aleman)

(credit: Victor Aleman)

(credit: Taste Of The Eastside)

(credit: Taste Of Eastside)

We’re smack in the middle of spring and so we’ve rounded up for you a good mix of events to get you out of the house and into the beautiful Los Angeles weather. From art exhibits to an epic food tasting on the Eastside, activities are aplenty and will carry you well into the week.

April 22

(credit: Santa Monica Artist Fellowship)

(credit: Santa Monica Artist Fellowship)

Santa Monica Artist Fellowship Talk

Beach=Culture at the Beach House
15 Pacific Coast Highway
‪Santa Monica, CA 90402‬
www.eventbrite.com

Join some of Santa Monica’s finest artists as they sit down for a dialog with city residents. Luminaries include lifelong Santa Monica Michael McMillen, award-winning artist Eileen Cowin, John Humble, David MacDonald and choreographer Cynthia Ling Lee. Recent work will be shown and the event is free.

April 23

(credit: Victor Aleman)

(credit: Victor Aleman)

Cesar Chavez Photo Exhibit

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
555 W Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 680-5200
www.olacathedral.org

It’s an ongoing photo tribute to Cesar Chavez. Running through April 28, the exhibit features 19 large prints through the lenses of photojournalist Victor Aleman. Aleman, who worked with Chavez for 10 years, has dedicated the exhibit to the late civil rights activist’s commitment to workers.

April 24

(credit: Chloe's Parlour)

(credit: Chloe’s Parlour)

Brewer’s Supper At Chloe

Golden Road Brewing
5410 West San Fernando Road
Los Angeles 90039
(213) 373-4677
goldenroad.la

You might want to designate a driver for this one. Wednesday is Brewer’s Supper at Chloe’s, the ultra-private event space at Golden Road Brewing. The venue will be serving a menu of small plates paired with their signature beers. Make your reservations by emailing Megan Canto at canto@goldenroad.la.

April 25

(credit: LA Modernism Show)

(credit: LA Modernism Show)

26th Annual LA Modernism Show

Barker Hanger at Santa Monica Air Center
3021 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405
barkerhangar.com

It’s a three-day soiree featuring more than 60 exhibitors of 20th century fine arts. There will be a broad range of materials (furniture, lighting, textiles, vintage clothing) on hand for display. Thursday is the opening party and plenty of cocktails, food and music will be on tap to toast the festivities.

April 26

(credit: National Children's Chorus)

(credit: National Children’s Chorus)

National Children’s Chorus — “I’ve Got Rhythm” Benefit Concert

Home of Ms. Barbera Thornhill
Holmby Hills, CA 90077
(310) 475-2070
nationalchildrenschorus.tix.com

Hear the choir sing during an evening of music courtesy of the National Children’s Chorus. The little ones will perform jazz and channel their inner George Gershwin. All proceeds go toward benefiting the chorus’ educational curriculum. Tickets are $175 and the address will be provided once the guest is confirmed.

April 27

(credit: Playworks)

(credit: Playworks)

Playwork’s Day of Service

Aspire Juanita Tate Campus
123 W 59th St
Los Angeles, CA 90003
www.playworks.org

Playworks, a nonprofit organization that provides schools play and physical activity, is holding a day of service at the Aspire Juanita Tate Elementary Academy. It’ll be a morning of kickball games, carnival activities, music and food. Vons, Panera and Jarritos are providing the food and the UCLA Spirit Squad plus some of the Laker girls will be on hand to cheer on the teams.

(credit: Stadium Super Trucks)

(credit: Stadium Super Trucks)

Robby Gordon Off-Road Stadium Super Trucks

Los Angeles Coliseum
3939 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037
(213) 747-7111
stadiumsupertrucks.com

It’s a night for Monster trucks at the Coliseum when a full slate of Stadium SUPER Trucks, Monster Trucks, SUPER Buggy, and SUPER Trophy Karts go wheel to wheel. Tickets start at $25 and children under 12 are free.

April 28

(credit: Taste Of The Eastside)

(credit: Taste Of The Eastside)

Taste of the Eastside

Barnsdall Art Park
4800 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027
tasteoftheeastside.com

Strap on the fat pants because you’re going to need them for this epic food fest on the Eastside. More than 30 eateries from the Silver Lake, Echo Park, Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Los Feliz and Atwater Village areas will be congregating for a four-hour tasting of small bites and booze. Attendees include the swanky L&E Oyster Bar, Intelligentsia Coffee, Sqirl Jams, Good Girl Dinette and Diablo Taco.

Clarissa Wei is a freelance writer. Follow her on @dearclarissa or visit her website at www.clarissawei.com.

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