Hope you all had a wonderful Easter and Passover…
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Take some time to slow down. Enjoy some theater and visit some museums. 

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April 3, 2018:
Previews kick off tonight for Significant Other at the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. Read more about this on the Upcoming Event Feature. Previews start April 3 through April 10; Show runs through Tickets range $25-$70; After the opening tickets runs $30-$85; Check website for times; Runs through May 6, 2018; Gil Cates Theater, Geffen Playhouse, 10886 Le Conte Ave, LA, 90024; http://www.geffenplayhouse.org

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April 3, 2018:
EAT ART presents local artist Flavio Bisciotti & portraits & stories of Venice artists by photographer Debbie Zeitman from the BeforeTheyGo project. Guests will have the opportunity to order from Chef Rain’s art-inspired sushi specials; Call 310.314.2229 for dinner reservations. Opening: 6:30 – 8pm; Wabi Venice, 1635 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291; See the FB Event Page; http://www.flaviobisciotti.com/; http://www.eatartvenice.com/;

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April 4, 2018:
USC Poetry Reading – Jasper Johns: A Tour of the Imagination. Organized by award-winning poet Carol Muske-Dukes, professor of English at the University of Southern California, this special one-night public reading is The Broad’s contribution to National Poetry Month.
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As part of a USC graduate course entitled “A Tour of the Imagination,” each of Muske-Dukes’ current PhD students will read poetry that they have crafted. The reading will be the consummation of an ongoing collaborative process between image and word; these poets will have earlier chosen one work of art from Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’, then spent hours “in conversation” with their artwork selection to compose their poems. Admission $10 – CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. The Broad, 221 South Grand Ave., LA, 90012; https://www.thebroad.org/

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April 4, 2018:
Celebrate the life and art of Ed Moses at Lift Space NEXT TO HAL’S PLAYA VISTA. Enjoy a short film and talk about the legendary LA artist. The program begins at 7PM; Curated by William Turner Gallery in conjunction with Hal’s Playa Vista; Cocktails & Hors d’ oeuvres will be served; Event runs 6-8pm; RSVP to SAVANNAH turnergallery@gmail.com; Lift Space, 12751 Millenium Drive, Playa Vista, 90094;, (Next to Hal’s Playa Vista) Entrance at 145 RUNWAY DRIVE;

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April 4, 2018:
If you love theater…
The ultimate love story continues in LOVE NEVER DIES, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows one of the most successful musicals of all time, which has now been seen by more than 130 million people worldwide and is the winner of over 50 international awards. Show runs from April 4 – 22, 2018; Tickets start ar $49 (prices subject to change); Hollywood Pantages, 6233 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 
https://www.hollywoodpantages.com

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April 5, 6, 7, 2018:
Dwell on Design 2018 is back at the LA Convention Center.
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The three day annual event features the latest designs in interiors for every part of a home, exploring new products and furnishings, along with prefab tiny homes, patios, lighting and more. Check the website for scheduled list of speakers with Jonathan Adler as the keynote speaker. Thurs, April 5, 10-6pm; Fri, April 6, Sat, April 7, 10-5pm; Admission starts at $40; Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall, 1201 S. Figueroa St., LA; https://www.dwellondesign.com/en/home.html

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April 5, 2018:
Leica Gallery celebrates photographers William Albert Allard & Yasuhisa Ishii. On view: April 5 – May 13, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm: RSVP required, Click Here. Leica Store & Gallery Los Angeles, 8783 Beverly Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90048; http://www.leicastorela.com/

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April 5, 2018:
Head to San Pedro for the 1st Thursday Art Walk….DeKor Gallery hosts a new exhibition titled “TRANSITIONS” from 5-9pm; See the Upcoming Event Feature for details. Art Party: 5-9pm; Dekor Gallery 445 West 6th Street San Pedro, CA 90731; https://www.dekorgallery.com/

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April 6, AND 7, 2018:
Beyond the Lines continues its grand opening celebration with its Pop Up Art Show # 3. These four consecutive weekend pop up art exhibitions will feature new art – all types of media – each weekend. Artists include: Michael Baroff, Irma Dorokhova, Brian Guth, Georganne Heller, Greg Alan Jankowski, Charles Malinsky, Terry Marks-Tarlow, Lark Pilinsky, and many more. The event will include live music, creative vendors, food, drink, and an ADULT ONLY comedy show (at the end). Art Party: 6:30pm-11pm; Admission is $5 online or $10 at the door. Beyond The Lines Gallery, 1150 E 12th Street, Los Angeles, California 90021 Unit A; https://beyondthelinesgallery.com/

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April 6, 2018:
Projectart hosts the Inaugural Los Angeles My Kid Could Do That Benefit. Tonight’s art party and auction kicks off a weekend of additional events which include children’s art workshops. The exhibition features the childhood artwork of celebrated California artists to support projectart’s mission to make arts education a right for all children.
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Artists include Lita Albuquerque, Peter Alexander, Charles Arnoldi, Kelly Berg, Andy Moses, Kenny Scharf, along with many more. Admission starts at $250 – CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. THE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM, 3508 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90018; https://projectart.org

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April 7, & 8, 2018:
Downtown…head to the Brewery Art Walk. A former Pabst Blue Ribbon brewery/bottling plant, the venue is fantastic, plus the artists who live there have created a strong supportive community. Each unit is completely different showcasing the original aged pipes and hardware, exposed brick and vintage doors and windows.The Brewery Artwalk is FREE and open to the public! It’s located northeast of downtown Los Angeles, off the 5 Freeway’s Main Street exit. The art walk runs 11am-6pm BOTH days. The Brewery, 2100 North Main Street, LA, 90031; http://breweryartwalk.com/

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April 7, 2018:
In San Pedro…DeKor Gallery hosts a second celebration for its latest exhibition titled “TRANSITIONS” from 12-6pm; See the Upcoming Event Feature for details. Art Party: 5-9pm; Dekor Gallery 445 West 6th Street San Pedro, CA 90731; https://www.dekorgallery.com/

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April 7, 2018:
In Culver City….Thinkspace presents new works by North Carolina-based painter Brian Mashburn in the main gallery. His debut exhibition is titled “Origin Stories.” Concurrently on view in the Thinkspace project room are new works by Texan-born, Los Angeles-based artist Michael Reeder in mOMENt. On View: April 7-April 28, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; Thinkspace, 6009 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232; http://thinkspaceprojects.com

Also in the same area… from 5-7pm, George Billis Gallery LA  and Edward Cella Art & Achitecture host and opening and Klowden Mann offers an art reception from 6-8pm;

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April 7, 2018:
David Kordansky Gallery offers an artist reception for “The Rainbow Sign,” an exhibition of new work by Rashid Johnson.
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Untitled Escape Collage, 2017 (detail), ceramic tile, mirror tile, branded red oak flooring, vinyl, spray enamel, oil stick, black soap, and wax, 97 x 121 x 2 1/2 inches (246.4 x 307.3 x 6.4 cm)

This will be the artist’s fourth show with the gallery and will take place across all three of its exhibition spaces, and will feature the debut of two new bodies of work. Tonight’s reception and performance will feature the participation of an esteemed group of musicians and poets. On view: May 19, 2018: Art Party: 6-8pm; David Kordansky Gallery, 5130 W. Edgewood Pl., LA, 90019; http://davidkordanskygallery.com/

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April 7, 2018:
M+B hosts an opening reception for “Staging Growns” featuring the art of Jesse Stecklow. On view: April 7 – May 12, 2018; Art Party: 6-8pm; M+B, 612 North Almont Drive, LA, 90069; https://www.mbart.com/

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April 7, 2018:
ltd los angeles presents two exhibitions…”Rudder” featuring Ray Barsante, Ammon Rost and “Tangled Up” by Kalup Linzy. On view: April 4, 2018 – May 5, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; ltd los angeles, 1119 South La Brea Ave., LA, 90019; http://www.ltdlosangeles.com

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April 7, 2018:
Head North on La Brea…Shulamit Nazarian Gallery offers a new exhibition “Fay Ray: I AM THE HOUSE;” On view: April 7 – May 26, 2018; Art Party: 6-9 pm; Shulamit Nazarian Gallery, 616 N. La Brea, LA; 90036; http://www.shulamitnazarian.com/

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April 7, 2018:

sp[a]ce hosts a new exhibition titled “Unvarnished Truthncurt” curated by Mark Todd The group show will feature over twenty five works by artists: Ryan Heshka, Celia Jacobs, Kozyndan, Poul Lange, Paige Moon, Martha Rich, Jeff Soto, Mark Dean Veca. On view: April 8 to July 1, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; sp[a]ce, 39 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91103; http://space.ayzenberg.com/

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April 7, 2018:
In Boyle Heights…Corey Helford Gallery is proud to premiere Canadian artist Camilla d’Errico’s “Sky” for the first time in Gallery 1. This will be d’Errico’s largest showcase with the gallery to date, featuring 15 new paintings, 15 ink drawings, and even an installation of the artist’s extensive collection of limited edition accessories, decor, and homegoods.
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Camilla d’Errico, Miss Duplexity Oil on Wood panel, 24 x 18 in

For their debut solo show at CHG, the Dosshaus duo transforms Gallery 2 into a flophouse hotel featuring a lobby, hotel bar and four rooms, all made entirely out of cardboard. The hotel’s “paper-thin” walls provide no illusion of privacy and offer a voyeuristic peek into the lives of its denizens. “There is joy in every meticulous detail on view, and one is free to lose themselves, albeit momentarily, in a fantasy land devoid of the real-world trappings of politics, judgment, and consequence,” says Dosshaus. “We’re clearly enamored with the hotel dwellers we’ve created.” In gallery 3, enjoy works by Alessia Iannetti, Erika Sanada and Tarntara Sudadung curated by Caro Buermann. On view: April 7 – May 5, 2018; Art Party: 7pm – 11pm; COREY HELFORD GALLERY, 571 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90033; http://www.coreyhelfordgallery.com/

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April 7, 2018:
In Echo Park…Subliminal Projects presents “Thought Pattern,” featuring new works by Los Angeles-based artist Mel Kadel. With this exhibition, Kadel provides an immersive experience by exhibiting more than 100 new works on paper, and by utilizing the gallery space with installations, murals, and hand-painted furniture provided by Modernica. Art Party: 8-11pm; This is a free event – Click Here to RSVP. Subliminal Projects, 1331 W. Sunset Blvd., LA, 90026; https://subliminalprojects.com/

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April 8, 2018:
Join Venice Arts for the only Los Angeles presentation of the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, presented in collaboration with Month of Photography Los Angeles. Art Party: 4-7pm; Free – RSVP HERE; Venice Arts, 13445 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292; https://www.venicearts.org/

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April 11, 2018: 
Kicking off tonight…bG Gallery hosts a series of Hump Day Portrait Parties with John Kilduff. Each week a different custom portrait theme will be featured. tonight with portraits of yourself as an ice cream. Ice cream and wine will be part of the festivities. There is 40 min validated parking on weekdays and free parking on weekends is available in the Santa Monica Business Park across the street from the gallery. Enter via 30th Street if you are heading North or turn around at 28th to head North if you are heading South. Art Party: 6-8pm; bG Gallery’s Gestalt Projects Space, 3009 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica; http://bGartGalleries.com

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April 11, 2018:
The Loft at Liz’s hosts a dance party. Enter in the rear of Liz’s Antique Hardware. Parking available at OSH til 9pm, Street parking is ok at 7pm. No side street parking. BYOB; Dance party: 7-10pm; The Loft at Liz’s, 453 S. La Brea Ave, LA, 90036; See FB EVENT PAGEhttp://www.theloftatlizs.com/

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April 12, 2018:
Join Castelli Art Space for a special collaboration between two talented artists…Gronk Nicandro and Waseem Marzouki. On view: April 12 – April 23, 2018: Art Party: 6-10pm; Castelli Art Space, 5428 W Washington Blvd., LA, 90016; https://www.castelliartspace.com/

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April 12, 2018:
Celebrate the release of The Optimist on vinyl at a FREE event. Watch Ryan Porter (trombone) along with Kamasi Washington (sax), Cameron Graves (keys), Miles Mosley (bass) and Tony Austin (drums) play a live set and sign copies of the album! Event runs: 6-8pm; Amoeba Music, 6400 Sunset Blvd., LA, 90028; CLICK HERE for more info.

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April 13, AND 14, 2018:

Downtown….Beyond the Lines continues its grand opening celebration with its Pop Up Art Show # 4. These four consecutive weekend pop up art exhibitions will feature new art – all types of media – each weekend. Artists include: Irina Chelyapov, Nickolas Chelyapov, Greg Alan Jankowski, Christine Sawicky and many more. The event will include live music, creative vendors, food, drink, and an ADULT ONLY comedy show (at the end). Art Party: 6:30pm-11pm; Admission is $5 online or $10 at the door. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Beyond The Lines Gallery, 1150 E 12th Street, Los Angeles, California 90021 Unit A; https://beyondthelinesgallery.com/

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April 14, 2018:
FP Contemporary presents a solo exhibition titled “Legacy” featuring paintings by Dirk De Bruycker (b.1955 – d. 2015). On view: April 14 – June 9, 2018; Opening: 3-5pm; FP Contemporary, 5835 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232; http//www.fpcontemporary.com

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April, 14, 2018:
In Santa Monica…bG Gallery (new location) presents “Stranger than Fiction,” a group exhibition of artworks inspired by unbelievable but true facts. Thecurator was inspired by programs such as Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Guinness book of World Records, and Weird Nature. Artists have created artworks inspired by bizarre but true events ranging from representational depictions to abstract responses to these events.
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Image by Alison M Shepard, oil on panel, 18 x 24 inches

On view: April 14, – April 29, 2018; Art Party: 6-8pm; Although this is a NEW location – the grand opening will officially take place next month. bG Gallery’s Gestalt Projects Space, 3009 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica; http://bGartGalleries.com

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April 18, 2018:
Join Los Angeles Art Association for Conversations with the Artists. The art talk takes place in conjunction with four solo exhibitions by artists Shula Singer Arbel, Christine Kline, Randi Matushevitz and Diane Williams. On view: March 17 – April 20, 2018; Art Talk: 7pm; Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90069; https://www.laaa.org/

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April 18, 2018:
CROSS-HATCHED | IMPRESARIOS, INC. Performed by pianist Adam Tendler with vocalist Joan La Barbara, all the works in this program reflect the close collaboration and inter-relationships of Jasper Johns with John Cage and Merce Cunningham, or were performed at the Impresarios, Inc. events. Please call Visitor Services at (213) 232-6250 or email ticketing@thebroad.org; The Broad, 221 South Grand Ave., LA, 90012; https://www.thebroad.org/

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April 21, 2018:
In the mid-city area…TAG Gallery celebrates artists Sally Jacobs, Ernie Marjoram, Toni Reinis, and Jenny Revitz Soper; On view: April 17 – May 12, 2018; Art Party: 5-8pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd. LA 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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April 28, 2018:
bG Gallery hosts a closing reception for “Stranger than Fiction,” a group exhibition of artworks inspired by unbelievable but true facts. On view: April 14, – April 29, 2018; Closing Art Party: 6-8pm; bG Gallery’s Gestalt Projects Space, 3009 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica; http://bGartGalleries.com

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April 28, 2018:
In the mid-city area…TAG Gallery hosts an art talk in conjunction with its current exhibition featuring artists Sally Jacobs, Ernie Marjoram, Toni Reinis, and Jenny Revitz Soper.
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On view: April 17 – May 12
, 2018; Art Talk: 3pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd. LA 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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