Event boosts young artists

Outside the Lens, a nonprofit literacy-through-the-arts program, will hold its annual spring benefit from 6 to 8 p.m. May 6 at the home of Laura Gambucci, 7629 Girard, La Jolla.

Proceeds will fund the youth media literacy program dedicated to celebrating the vision and voices of children around the world and across cultures through photography and multimedia projects. Visit

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The event will feature a book signing of “The Well-Dressed Home” by Annette Tatum and photographer Karyn Millet, plus cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a photography exhibit, live DJ and raffle. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $25, which includes one raffle ticket.