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LAArtParty is an arts and entertainment website. Established in 2010, it is an online go-to guide for what's happening in and beyond the LA area - this includes dining, travel and more.

Founded by journalist, and "Blues Mama" Kathy Leonardo (a longtime performer), the campy site has an unusual slant which will keep you entertained. Leonardo has been writing for the past 15 years about various subjects for the Huffington Post, THRIVE GLOBAL, LA Weekly, etc.

Each month the LAArtParty staff, led by Kathy Leonardo decides which events will be featured. Posted at noon on the Thursday prior to the last week of the month, LAArtParty.com features the Top Ten Art Parties, plus other fun events each month. VIP subscribers find out ONE week prior to the public and receive discounts and invites to VIP parties throughout the year.

See Contact Page to find out how to become a VIP subscriber so you don't miss any more great ART Parties!! See Contact/Rates Page to find out how submit and promote your own events!

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Save the Date...October 14, 2015, Venice Arts Open Show # 31

VeniAd-VeniceARTSce Arts is thrilled to collaborate with Open Show L.A. for a celebratory evening of art and conversation.

Preview our Gala Exhibition, featuring photographs generously donated by practicing artists as well as Venice Arts' talented students, to be auctioned off at our 22nd Anniversary Gala on November 7th. Six featured artists will also be leading discussions on their practice. Don't miss this engaging event!

Artists in Conversation
Marian Crostic
James Walker
Josh S. Rose
Michele Morris
Jack Prichett
Zinnia Moreno, (Venice Arts Advanced Studies Student)

Venice Arts' mission is to ignite youths' imagination, mentor their creativity, and expand their sense of possibility through high quality, accessible media-based arts education programs. Our programs also serve as a catalyst for people of all ages, living in low-income or underrepresented communities, to create and share personal and community stories through photography, film, and multi-media.

SaOct13-VeniceArts-OpenSHowve the Date...November 7th from 5-8pm, celebrate 22 years of Venice Arts.

Click here to purchase Gala tickets at a discounted rate of $125 through October 10th! Or support our programs with a Gala Sponsorship, Program Book ad, or raffle ticket purchase!

What: Open Show # 31 - Opening reception
Where: Venice Arts Gallery, 1702 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
When: 7:30pm - October 14, 2015
Phone: 310-392-0846
Website: www.venicearts.org