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August 11, 2017:
Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) presents an exhibition titled “The Thunder of Meaning.” The group show is an all-media exploration of narrative in contemporary art practice. Artist Stuart Marcus is one of the artists that has been selected. He will be showing his work “The Disney.” On view: August 11 – August 25, 2017; Art Party: 6-9 pm; LAAA Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90069; https://www.laaa.org/

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August 11, 2017:
We Choose Art, The Montálban, and Tigrefino Projects are pleased to announce “RAINBOW SHIFT 3.0.” Curated by Baha H. Danesh and Tiger Munson, this exhibition was created to fuse art with social justice and explore notions of aspiration, socialization, and representation within the LGBTQA community through artists employing thread-based craft materials, visual illustrations, paintings, sculptures, and photography techniques. Artists include: Diane Williams, Edie Xu, Erica Soto, Greg Orloff, Lena Moross, Leonard D. Greco, Matthew Dean Stewart, Miguel Angel Reyes, Monica Orozco, Oskar Laffantl, Ruben Esparza, and more. On view August 11 – August 30, 2017; Admission $7.00 CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Art Party: 7pm-11pm; The Montalban, 1615 Vine St, LA 90028; http://wechooseart.com/

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August 12, 2017: 
In Santa Monica…Beyond the Lines Gallery at Bergamot Station presents “Moments Captured.” This group show encourages viewers to enjoy the moments captured by someone’s eyes and experiencing them on your own. 
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On view: August 12 – August 21, 2017; Art Party:  5:30pm-8:30pm; Beyond the Lines Gallery, (G#8) Bergamot Staion, 2525 Michigan Ave., SM, 90404;  http://beyondthelinesgallery.com/

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August 12, 2017: 
While you are at Bergamot Station, be sure to visit bG Gallery and Building Bridges Art Exchange


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August 12, 2017: 
Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present Not/Normal, a group exhibition curated in collaboration with Ceci Moss, including works by David Berezin, Janaye Brown, Kevin Jerome Everson, Steffani Jemison, Owen Kydd, and Nicolas Provost. On view: August 12 – September 9, 2017; Art Party: 6-9pm; Shulamit Nazarian, 616 N. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; http://www.shulamitnazarian.com/

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August 12, 2017: 
Muzeumm hosts an opening reception for “
Masters of Their Medium,” curated by Billy Pacak. Artists include: Billy Pacak, Alex Schaefer, Ben Jackel, Scott Hove, Mara Colecchia, Michael Flechtner, Tess, Melanie Newcombe, Annie Terrazzo, Lena Moross. Art Party: 7pm; Muzeumm, 4811 W. Adams Blvd., LA 90016; http://www.muzeumm.com/

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August 12, 2017: 
Once upon a time, album covers helped influence our decisions on which records to buy, and sometimes the album jacket was more interesting than the music inside. Jason Ostro, Gabba Gallery owner, artist, and record collector has curated “Cratedigger Vol. 2” his second annual homage to album cover artwork. Over 90 artists contributed 12×12 inch works of art inspired by real or imagined bands and albums. DJ Jonathan Williams spinning. No RSVP required. Free; Free parking at 3000 Beverly Blvd (enter off Reno). On view: August 12 – August 26, 2017; Art Party: 7-11pm; Gabba Gallery, 3126 Beverly Blvd., LA 90057;  http://www.gabbagallery.com/

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August 13, 2017: 
FM FINE ART GALLERY holds an closing reception SANDY BLEIFER’S WALLS SERIESGallery visitors are invited to interact with Sandy Bleifer’s artwork: Walls 55 and insert written messages between the stones. There are Two additional events taking place in conjunction with this exhibition. On view: July 9 – August 13, 2017; Closing reception: 2-5pm; RSVP info@fmfineartgallery.com; FM FINE ART GALLERY, 834 No. La Brea Ave., LA CA 90038; http://FMFineArtGallery.com

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August 18, 2017:
Maxwell Alexander Gallery, hosts an opening reception for “Eric Bowman: END OF THE TRAIL.” Art Party: 6:30- 8:30pm; Maxwell Alexander Gallery, 421 Colyton St. LA, 90013; http://www.maxwellalexandergallery.com

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August 19, 2017:
Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery (CHG) will premiere the new body of work and fourth solo exhibition from Southern California-based artist Brandi Milne. Titled “Once Upon a Quiet Kingdom,” the new collection will be on display in Gallery 1.

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Self-taught and emotionally driven, Milne’s work speaks of love, loss, pain and heartbreak underneath a beautiful candy-coated surface. Using elements as language from her child’s mind, Milne creates a unique surreal world that is undeniably hers. Corey Helford Gallery will throw an art party for four exhibitions (more info to come) including…”Once Upon a Quiet Kingdom.” On view: August 19 – September 16, 2017; Art Party: 6-11pm; COREY HELFORD GALLERY, 571 S. Anderson St. (Enter on Willow St), LA, 90033; http://www.coreyhelfordgallery.com/

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August 19, 2017:
Also downtown…Ground Space Project features Susan Joseph’s new suite of paintings dubbed “Hopeful Monsters.” Inspired in part by the biological phenomenon of plants and animals that make large evolutionary steps in one generation (called hopeful monsters), the solo exhibition is an exploration of pattern, light, and form. On view: August 19 – September 9, 2017; Art Party: 6-9pm; Ground Space Project, 1427 E. 4th St., #4, LA, 90033;  https://groundspaceproject.com/

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August 19, 2017:
The Marengo Gallery is pleased to present “China Then and Now,” a group exhibition featuring recent works by Xu Yong Kang, Zhang Lin, and Liu Ting Ting. In their paintings, the artists attempt to reconcile the past in order to come to terms with China’s current condition. On view: August 19 – October 14, 2017; Art Party: 7-9pm; The Marengo Gallery, 18 N Marengo Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101; http://themarengogallery.com


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August 19, 2017:
In El Segundo…Artlife Gallery will host a group exhibit inspired by the South Bay weather, the sun, the ocean, we called it “Summer In Love.” This group exhibit evokes the beach community summer spirit. Inspired by the LA vibes, with the fun twist of their eclectic colorful ingredients: Surfers, hippies, Hollywood stars, artists, poets and musicians. The artists dig into the symbols of pop culture icons, grab the colors and let them run loose. On view: August 1 – August 31, 2017; Art Party 6-9pm; Artlife Gallery, 720 C S. Allied Way. Plaza El Segundo. El Segundo, CA. 90245;http://artlifesouthbay.com/

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August 20, 2017:
In Santa Monica…FAB-gallery presents a group show titled “End of Summer Show” on Sunday, August 20, 2017. Curated by Flavio Bisciotti and Kathy Leonardo. 
The “End of Summer Show” pays tribute to the memories of summer. Flavio Alejandro Bisciotti has curated a beautiful exhibition. 
Obvious Wines will be offering tastings…I recently met Venice local and owner Brice Baillie and fell in love with his wine
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Artists include: Michael Baroff, Flavio Biscotti, Mark Castator, Ray Ford, Marianne R. Klein, Barbara Kosoff, Meryl Lebowitz, Stuart Marcus, Donald Paonessa, Christine Sawicky and Linda Stelling. To find out more about this exhibtion, visit the Upcoming Event Feature. On view: August 20 – August 29, 2017; Art Party: 5:00pm-8:00pm; FAB-gallery, 2001 Main street, Santa Monica, 90291 (behind Dog Town Coffee at Main St., and Bay);  310 630-9216 (by appointment only); http://fab-gallery.com/


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August 26, 2017:
Head to Beyond the Lines Gallery at Bergamot Station to see the Live Mural Art Event. Ten artists will paint live for 6 hours. Enjoy a fun interactive event for the public to be able to walk into a gallery space and experience different styles of large scale work being created. Vendors will be selling handmade goods, and live music and food will be provided. Artists are usually behind the scenes in their creation process and this brings a special bond and moments shared with the viewers and artists. Art Party: 3-6pm; Beyond the Lines Gallery, (G#8) Bergamot Staion, 2525 Michigan Ave., SM, 90404; http://beyondthelinesgallery.com/

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August 29, 2017: 

In Santa Monica….Annenberg Community Beach House hosts an art talk. Writ Large Press convenes local authors, thinkers and organizers to investigate the value of art in society and motivate action around art and current issues. Today’s talk feaatures ‘”Politics” – A discussion about the arts in the context of politics: what it means to make political art, to make art during political turmoil, to address or avoid issues of justice, representation, or persuasion in the work we create and consume. Art Talk:  6:30-8pm; The event is FREE – RSVP HEREAnnenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Hwy at Beach Coast Way, Santa Monica, CA 90402; https://www.annenbergbeachhouse.com/