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DOWNTOWN—Tomorrow morning from 9:30 to 11am, Alternative Apparel is hosting an LA river revitalization talk. The educational discussion, co-hosted by the Friends of the LA River, will focus on empowering the community to get involved. The event is happening at 833 S Spring St 4th floor where coffee from Handsome Coffee Roasters and bites from Urban Radish will be on hand for guests to enjoy. Want to join? Send a note to email@example.com. [Racked Inbox]
GLENDALE—Men's glossy GQ and Nordstrom's men's shop at the Americana at Brand are hosting a cocktail party this Thursday, October 10 from 5:30 to 7:30pm. In addition to sipping on drinks and noshing on small bites and sweets, shoppers can meet GQ's Brett Fahlgren as he presents the hottest men's trends for the season. [Americana]
SILVER LAKE—If you've ever wanted an artsy LA-centric Instagram picture framed and mounted on your wall, here's your chance. This Thursday, October 10 from 6 to 9pm at Hemingway and Pickett (3208 W Sunset Blvd), LA-lovers can purchase snaps of the city straight from Australian-born photographer George Byrne's Instafeed, all shot with his handy iPhone 4s. [Facebook]