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LA Art Party Newsletter

LA Art Party is an event listing website established in 2010. A go-to guide for what’s happening in the Arts and Entertainment World in the LA area. Each Friday at noon, LA Art Party spotlights the best art and entertainment events taking place that weekend. We also choose one headliner event as our Pick of the Week. See Contact Page to find out more about Kathy Leonardo, our writers, and staff.


Mayor Garcetti

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Former Mayor Villaraigosa, Levitated Mass LACMA

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Food Critic, Jonathan Gold


Actor, Martin Mull


Herb Alpert

 Graham Nash

Graham Nash

Ed Moses

Larry Bell


John Van Hamersveld

Peter Alexander





David Trulli

Ellwood T. Risk

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Gregg Chadwick


Sona Mirzaei

Jules Muck


LA Art Show

On site with LA Art Party's Video team

First Fridays on AK

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”Magic Circles” at MOCA


 Depena Productions
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Geffen Playhouse Presents Annette Bening in Ruth Draper's Monologues!

The Geffen Playhous presents....Ruth Draper's MonologuesGeffenPlayhouse at the Gil Cates Theater. Catch the one and only Annette Bening in this one woman show. Written by Ruth Draper,  the show is performed and directed by Annette Bening.

A tour de force for an actor at the top of her craft.

April2014-Geffen RuthDraperA pioneer in 20th century drama, Ruth Draper was described as "the greatest individual performer that America has ever given us." Her uncanny ability, while alone on stage, to shift between many characters brought awe to actors, royalty and throngs of crowds for decades.

Now, Annette Bening makes Draper's timeless monologues her own — highlighting their continued influence on audiences and artists alike. Meet the harried society woman, the hostess, the debutante and the instructress of poise. Like Draper before her, Bening embraces and embodies these monologues in this tour-de-force premiere.

Show runs April 8th - May 18th

See website for ticket info (runs from $37 - $62).

What: Performance
Where: Geffen Playhouse 10886 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024
When: 8:00 pm
Phone: (310) 208-5454
Website: http://geffenplayhouse.com

Pacific Resident Theatre's Production of "Pure Imagination" Featured in Santa Monica Mirror!

Read my article about Pacific Resident Theatre's production of "Pure Imagination" in the Santa Monica Mirror. Click HERE! The show rekindles the music of Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse. Share my memories of performing these incredible songs.... Back in my twenties I was cast in the national touring company of "Stop the World, I Want to get Off" and had the oportunity to work with the Broadway legend in a revival of this celebrated musical.SM-Mirror-LogoPRT-Pix-article

Valentine's Day Dining Options Featured in Westside Today!

OK men....listen up. You don't want to miss this special day. Yes it's corny but important. See my article featuring a list of Westside's best dining options for the big day. Click Here to read the full article.
Westside Today Article

Eric Nash Interview Featured In Artillery Magazine

Check out martillery logoy article in Artillery Magazine.

I had the chance to interview artist Eric Nash about his life, inspiration and his recent exhibition, "Western Noir."

LA Weekly...Features Another Article!

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Read my article here "Google-izing the Venice Art Walk & Auctions."

Get More Exposure on LA Art Party!

WNEWe also now offer early exposure (up to a month early/or a week) with a NEW one time paid listing for your event on LA Art Party. See our Contact Page for more info.

LA Art Party will be posting our weekly event suggestions on Fridays at noon!

We will of course feature selective events Mondays thru Thursdays but will continue to post a full listing of our favorite Weekend Events for FREE.

Be sure to check our Contact Page for more info about how to submit your Friday thru Sunday event for a free listing.

Win VIP Tickets to Red Carpet Events!

LA Art Party offers event reviews and articles featuring the best deals in restaurants, retail businesses and fashions. LA Art Party is sponsoring lots of new events and we will be running lots of new contests.

We've got some great contests taking place right now....See LA Art Party's Facebook Page for all the details...and be sure to "LIKE" it to find out about upcoming LA Art Party contests! Win VIP tickets to the best red carpet events in LA!

Yes we are on Twiiter, Instagram, and linked in too.   

So be sure to follow LA Art Party on Social Media to find out about our latest contest. You may be attending the next best LA ART Party as a VIP guest!!!

Read Ed Moses Interview in the Santa Monica Mirror!

ChED Moseseck out my interview with legendary artist Ed Moses as part of my column "Talk of the Town" in the Santa Monica Mirror.

See photo by Melissa Manning taken at a his recent Patrick Painter opening for his show "The Crackle Paintings."

At age 86, Moses still paints everyday and continues to create brilliant work.