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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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May 6, 2017: Venice Arts

The UnScene Photography Tour and Venice Arts invite you to a one-night gallery show featuring emerging artists and their photographic stories on Venice Beach and its cast of characters.
May6-2017-VeniceARTSFEATURED Artists include: Olivia Valdes · Iris Shields · Paul Forte · Bode Helm · Storm Foster · Eden Walsh · Lynn Millspaugh · Stefan Wandelt · Darius Garland · Holly Kissinger · Dave Matzen · Julie May

Music provided by DJTJ
Sponsored by Lagunitas Brewing Company
*We highly recommend taking an Uber or a Lyft to the event as parking is limited on the street.

Help keep the arts alive for our next generation of photographers. Proceeds from the silent auction sale of these prints will help pay for summer photography camp at Venice Arts for low-income teens all over Los Angeles.

About the UnScene
The UnScene Photography Tour was created in 2005 to help emerging artists get exposure in galleries, online media and online art stores. (Instagram: @unscene_photographytour)
For this show, the UnScene has partnered with Airbnb to offer a unique experience called Get Exposed: where amateur and pro photographers come together to document Venice Beach exclusively for Venice Arts.

What: Opening Reception
Where: Venice Arts, 13445 Beach Avenue, Venice, CA 90292 **NEW LOCATION
When: Sat, May 6, 2017, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Website: http://www.venicearts.org/