"No Leash Required," a special event to celebrate this year's Malibu Surfing Assn. MSA Classic surfing club competition, will be held Thursday beginning at 7 p.m. at Malibu Wines Tasting Room.
Honoring noted artist/photographer and Maneater Productions' director Steven Lippman and The Blue Project, proceeds from the evening will benefit SurfAid International.
The night includes food catered by Cal-Fresco and live music from Brett Dennen, Everest and KCRW disc jockey Mario Cotto, along with special guests Nia Peeples and Sam George.
There will also be a live auction, with a chance to bid on items such as handcrafted surfboards, designer jewelry, clothing and works from world-renowned photographers, painters, sculptors and board-shapers.
Tickets are $50 presale or $60 at the door. Malibu Wines is at 31740 Mulholland Hwy. in Malibu.
-- Kelly Burgess
Image courtesy of Maneater Productions / SurfAid International