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LA Art Party Newsletter

LA Art Party is an arts and entertainment event listing website. Established in 2010, it is an online go-to guide for what's happening in the art world in in the LA area.

Founded by arts writer and "Blues Mama" Kathy Leonardo (a longtime performer), the campy art site has an unusual slant enjoyed by both art aficionados and art-loving newbies. Leonardo has been writing about the arts for the past 15 years...Huffington Post, LA Weekly, etc.

Each month the LA Art Party staff, led by Kathy Leonardo decides which art and entertainment events will be featured that week. Posted at noon on the Thursday prior to the last week of the month, LAArtParty.com features the Top Ten Art Parties, plus a few more each month. The monthly list of art parties will be posted the last week of each month. VIP subscribers will find out ONE week prior to the public.

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


Mayor Garcetti

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Former Mayor Villaraigosa, Levitated Mass LACMA

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Food Critic, Jonathan Gold


Bernie Taupin


Actor, Martin Mull


Herb Alpert

 Graham Nash

Graham Nash

Ed Moses

Larry Bell


John Van Hamersveld


Stuart Kusher

Peter Alexander





David Trulli

Ellwood T. Risk


Brooke Harker


Sona Mirzaei

Jules Muck


LA Art Show

On site with LA Art Party's Video team

First Fridays on AK

view on youtube.com

”Magic Circles” at MOCA


 Depena Productions
    Video Partner

Huffington Post Articles: Art, Food and More!

I'm very excited to be published on the Huffington Post. Check out my byline here for a full list of my articles.

I'm currently doing art and music reviews and writing about upcoming art events and national art fairs. I also write about restaurants, food events, wine events, theater, designers, and poetry. I also spotlight business owners.

Check out my Travel / Food byline Here.

The Argonaut Newspaper Features Articles!


I've been writing for the Argonaut for the past two years. See my recent articles in the Argonaut Newspaper. I write about art events, plus charity events, local businesses and restaurants too.

Westside Today Features Monthly Column... "Art Hopping with Kathy Leonardo"

I'm having a blast writing about art events all over the Westside...

Check out my column "Art Hopping with Kathy Leonardo" in Westside Today.

Westside Today is a pint publication with a circulation of over 90,000. It is part of the Brentwood New, Century City News, Santa Monica Mirror and it's a stand alone publication in Culver City, Beverly Hills, etc.

See my art review of Cherry and Martin's exhibition featuring artist Brian Bress. Here is another review featuring two Culver City art exhibitions in Westside Today.

If you're planning an art event on the Westside in the next couple of months, let us know about the event and why it's so special....email me as EARLY as possible (one month prior) @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Santa Monica Mirror... "Talk of the Town" Features Dining, Art, Performance & More!

I've been witing my column "Talk of the Town" since 2011. I feature Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey events and businesses. I write about local dining, art, performance, festivals and more.

Check out the Santa Monica Mirror to see a recent art article Click HERE ...or how about a dining article? Click Here or Click HERE. Or perhaps a theatre review...Click HERE!

Remember to keep us posted about your upcoming events the Santa Monica/Venice area. Be sure to let us know all event details and why it's so special....email as EARLY as possible (one month prior) @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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!

HLAWEEKLY logoad another article published. Be sure to check out the LA Weekly.

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!!!