We have added some more events for this coming weekend. February 2019, is proving to be pretty darn busy with SIX art fairs taking place in Los Angeles this month!

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February 6, 2019:
dnj Gallery hosts a Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra Performance concurrently with its current exhibitions. Also on view are photographs by Sia AryaiEvent Begins: 7:30pm; dnj Gallery, 3015 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 
https://www.dnjgallery.net

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February 7, 2019 Top Ten Alert – David Hockney at LA Louver! 

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February 7, 2019:

Join RxArt & Nicolas Party for the 
RxArt 2019 LA PARTY 
to celebrate and support an RxArt Project with 
NICOLAS PARTY 
for CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES
. THIS IS A TICKETED BENEFIT; Admission is $250-$10,000; Art Party: 6:00 – 8:00pm; Cocktail Reception & Hors d’Oeuvres
, Hosted by Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90067; https://rxart.net/events/rxart-la-party-2019/

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February 7, 2019:

Mash Gallery offers a one-night exclusive event featuring Tango With the Stars. This premier engagement is one-part dancing showcase, featuring the talents of Jordi Caballero and Ekaterina Fedosova, and one-part dance class where attendees can learn to Tango! Event runs: 6:30 pm – 9:30pm; Mash Gallery, 1325 Palmetto St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; http://mashgallery.com

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February 7, 2019:
Downtown…The Rendon Gallery is pleased to debut Los Angeles based South African born artist and filmmaker Ralph Ziman’s “The Casspir Project” in Los Angeles. A unique multidisciplinary, experiential exhibition, “The Casspir Project” encompasses a variety of media including installation, film, photography, oral history, and documentary.
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C-print on Kodak Endura Paper 44 x 115 inches, Edition of 5

Save the date February 23, 2019
for an art talk in conjunction with this exhibition. Art Party:
8pm – 10pm; This event is produced by the Rendon Gallery but it will be hosted at its off-site location 1242 Palmetto St, LA 90013. http://therendongallery.com/

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February 8, 2019:
Jeffrey Deitch presents a group exhibition titled “People.” More than fifty standing, sitting and hanging figurative sculptures will fill Jeffrey Deitch’s new Los Angeles gallery. The artists in the show span several generations from the 1980s to the present, with an emphasis on emerging talent. Artists include: Rebecca Ackroyd
, John Ahearn
, Pawel Althamer
, David Altmejd
, Liz Craft
, Karon Davis, 
Raúl De Nieves
, Rachel Feinstein, 
Urs Fischer, 
Luis Flores, Duane Hanson
, Evan Holloway
, Christian Holstad
, Thomas Houseago, 
Alex Israel
, Elizabeth Jaeger, Jeff Koons
, Austin Lee
, Tau Lewis, 
Paul McCarthy
, Barry McGee
, Matthew Monahan
 Narcissister, 
Ruby Neri
, Simphiwe Nzube
, Rob Pruitt
, Alison Saar
, Kiki Smith
 and many more. On view: February 9–April 6, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; Deitch, 925 N Orange Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90038; http://deitch.com

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February 8, 2019:
Join The Montalban and We Choose Art as they unveil JILL JOY’s Consciousness Series located upstairs at the Montalban Mezz Gallery. The Consciousness Series is an expression of the unseen worlds of spiritual and emotional energy and their interplay as the individual soul evolves towards a higher state of consciousness. Art Party: 7pm – 10pm; Ricardo Montalban Theatre, 1615 Vine St, Los Angeles, California 90028; https://www.themontalban.com; http://www.jilljoy.com/

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February 9, 2019:
Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Chinatown…its the Year of the Boar! with cultural performances, arts & crafts workshops, and the 120th Golden Dragon parade. Bring the whole family to one of the largest celebrations of the year! Event runs from 12-8pm; Chinatown Central Plaza, 943 N Broadway, LA, 90012; See the FB Event Page.

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February 9, 2019:
Skidmore Contemporary Art is delighted to present two new exhibitions. “Luminosity” is Richard Baker’s third one-person exhibition at Skidmore Contemporary Art.
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Richard Baker, Deuce! 2017, oil on canvas, 30″ x 40″

The gallery welcomes artist Laurie Raskin in her first solo exhibition, “LA Story,” with Skidmore Contemporary Art. For additional info, visit the Event Feature (on the Upcoming Event Page). On view: February 9 – March 16, 2019; Art Party: 4:00pm – 6:00pm; Skidmore Contemporary Art, B-4, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, 90404; https://skidmorecontemporaryart.com

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February 9, 2019:
In the West Adams district…Support a great cause at MuzeuMM and experience the “Kitty Paradise Show,” a cat-themed interactive art show that will help fundraise for a rescue organization that saves homeless kittens and cats, Kitt Crusaders! Read more about this event on the Event Feature. From 4pm-6pm, meet some kitties available for fostering or adoption (for all ages); Then from 8pm-12am enjoy performances, art, etc. General Admission is $8 or $5 (If you come dressed as a cat) *Each ticket includes one drink. Event runs: 4:00pm – 12:00am; MuzeuMM, 4817 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016; https://kittcrusaders.org/ https://muzeumm.com

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February 9, 2019:
“Chaotic Beauty,” a group exhibition featuring art by Tom Dunn, Meghan Hedley and Taft McWhorter opens at Exhibit A Gallery. Cocktails by Nature’s Next. Art Party: 6pm – 10:30pm; Exhibit A Gallery, 1056 S. Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, CA; https://www.exhibitagallery.com/

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February 9, 2019
In Culver City…Stop by Zevitas Marcus (2754 S. La Cienega Blvd.) to celebrate the art of Rona Pondick from 5-8pm;  

Then from 6-8pm, Baik Art Los Angeles (2600 S. La Cienega Blvd.) Baik Art Los Angeles presents Re-Verb, a group exhibition including works by Tim Ebner, Carol Kaufman, Lies Kraal, Ross Rudel, Linda Stark, and Roy Thurston. 

Other events take place at Anat Ebgi Gallery and the Bruce Lurie Gallery.

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February 9, 2019:
Again in Santa Monica…enjoy a mini Ocean Park Art Block (Two side by side galleries host events) dnj Gallery celebrates a new opening featuring the photographs of Sia Aryai. Be sure to check the Event Feature to learn about the additional exhibitions running concurrently with this exhibition. Art Party: 6-9pm; dnj Gallery, 3015 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405; https://www.dnjgallery.net

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February 9, 2019:
bG Gallery presents a body of work by ceramic artist Linda Smith, “Heads, Cats and Totems.” Large scale heads, six-foot totem works and experimental cat sculptures makeup this unique collection. Come meet the artist at the opening reception. Click HERE  to read the Event Feature (on the Upcoming Events Page).
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Art Party: 6-9pm; bG Gallery, 3009 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica CA 90405; http://www.santamonica.bgartdealings.com

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February 9, 2019:
Downtown…Pop by the Bendix Building for several art parties. Up on the eighth floor, Durden and Ray (#832) presents “RE:UNION.”

Then head to the fifth floor, 515 Gallery (#515) throws an art party for “Keeper of Magnets” from 7-9 pm.

Also on the fifth floor, Tiger Strikes Asteroid Los Angeles / TSA.LA (#523) offers an opening for “Lost + Found” featuring artists Clifford Eberly, Kyla Hansen, Gloria Sanchez and Erin Trefry.

All of the above events take place from 7-10pm; The Bendix Building, 1206 Maple Avenue, LA, 90015;

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February 10, 2019:
Blue 7 Gallery hosts an artist reception for a group show titled “Collaboration.” The opening event takes place on Sunday, February 10, 2019. See the Event Feature for more info. Art Party: 2-5pm; Blue 7 Gallery, 3129 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, 90405; https://blue7gallery.com/

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February 10, 2019:

Freedman Fitzpatrick celebrates the art of Nicolas Roggywith an artist reception. On view: February 10 – Mar 23, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; Freedman Fitzpatrick Los Angeles, 6051 Hollywood Blvd #107, LA 90028; http://freedmanfitzpatrick.com

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February 10, 2019:

In Pasadena…Gallery 30 South celebrates “A Walk in the Clouds” by Cindy Parra, known online as @horseandunicorndrawings. The solo exhibition features a collection of drawings and paintings heavily  populated by flamboyant Equidae. On view: February 3–24, 2019; Art Party: 3-6pm; Attendees are asked to RSVP by email to info@gallery30south.com; Gallery 30 South, 30 S. Wilson Ave. (Three blocks east of Lake Ave. and just south of Colorado Blvd.), Pasadena, Ca 91106; http://gallery30south.com/

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February 14, 2019:
Ok kids…let’s not forget about Valentine’s day. It’s Love at first bite at the Upper West. Enjoy a fabulous prix fixe Valentine’s Day Dinner made to perfection by Chef Nick Ship for $110 per couple (plus tax & gratuity), or order direct from the menu. This is a popular restaurant, so call soon to make a reservation….cause, it’s gonna fill up.
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The Upper West Restaurant, 3321 West Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica 90405; 310-586-1111; http://www.theupperwest.com

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February 14, 2019:
Treat your beloved to some true Southern hospitality this Valentine’s Day at Preux & Proper in Downtown Los Angeles where Executive Chef Sammy Monsour prepares a delectably, delicious Southern spread for a treasured evening of love! Preux & Proper, 840 South Spring Street, LA 90015; 213.896.0090; https://www.PreuxandProper.com

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February 14, 2019:
Culina at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles in Beverly Hills is also a great place to spend Valentine’s day. Chef de Cuisine Luca Moriconi offers a five-course prix-fixe menu for $125 per person. If you prefer to dine à la carte, the Culina Dinner Menu will also be available. Culina at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles in Beverly Hills, 300 South Doheny Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.860.4000; https://www.CulinaRestaurant.com

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February 14, 2019:
Take the whole family out, or share a meal with your favorite couple at Rustic Canyon for Valentine’s Day. Chef de Cuisine Andy Doubrava & Executive Chef Jeremy Fox offers a family-style, prix-fixe dinner for $105/person plus tax & gratuity, with optional wine and non-alcoholic beverage pairings available. Rustic Canyon, 1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica CA 90401; 310.393.7050; https://rusticcanyonrestaurant.com/

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Art Fairs Galore take place from Feb 13-17, 2019 – Three are top ten – here is some info on the others. 

February 14-17, 2019
Felix LA is a new contemporary art fair and reflection of Los Angeles’s growing importance in the field. Its mission is to create a more intimate fair experience for collectors, dealers, and artists that prioritizes connoisseurship, collaboration, and community. The first edition of Felix LA will take place from February 14-17, 2019; Opening event Feb 14, 6-10pm; Fair Hours: Feb 15-16, 11am-8pm; Feb 17, 10am-2pm; The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., LA, 90028; https://felixfair.com

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February 14 – 17, 2019: 
Superfine! Art Fair brings diverse, accessible art to DTLA’s Magic Box at The Reef, in downtown LA. Admission ranges from $10-$75 per person. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Events runs: Thurs, Feb 14, 2019, 5:00-9:00pm; Fair hours: Friday, Feb 15, and Sat Feb 16, 2019: 12pm-10pm; Sunday, Feb 17, 2019: 12-8pm; Magic Box, 1933 South Broadway, LA, 90007; https://superfine.world/

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February 15 – February 17, 2019:
stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles returns to LA for fourth year; over 70 artists to take over Pacifica Hotels’ the Kinney Venice Beach hotel for 3 days. Admission ranges from $15 – $100 per person; CLICK HERE to purchase. Opening art party takes place Friday February 15, 7–10pm; Fair Hours are: Friday February 15, 2–10pm; Saturday February 16, 12–9pm; Sunday February 17, 12–7pm; Valet Parking: $15; The Kinney Venice Beach, 737 W Washington Blvd, Venice; www.startupartfair.com

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February 16 and February 17, 2019:
The Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show is THE place to get great travel ideas. Meet travel experts and show executives. Find out about the latest travel trends, and where to find the best deals.
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For more information, visit the Event Feature (on the Upcoming Events Page). Admission ranges from $11 to $18; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Saturday, February 16: 10:00am-5:00pm; Sunday, February 17: 10:00am-5:00pmThe Travel Show, Los Angeles Convention Center (South Halls JK), 1201 South Figueroa Street, LA, 90015; https://travelshows.com

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February 17, 2019:

In Venice…Enjoy Façade of Time, a free, all ages, site-specific dance project comprised of sixty performers of mixed age and experience contemplating the interplay between personal and collective, constructed and spontaneous, performer and audience. Event runs: 3:45pm – 5:45pm; Venice Beach, 206 N Venice Blvd., Venice California 90291; https://www.bodyweather.org

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February 21, 2019:
Join filmmaker MATT OGENS and cinematographer JOHN TIPTON for their documentary Home + Away, following students who cross the border each day to commute from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico to their school in El Paso, Texas. Event runs: 6:30pm – 8:30pm; Venice Arts, 13445 Beach Ave. Venice, CA 90291; https://www.venicearts.org/

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February 23, 2019:
18th Street Arts Center celebrates Los Angeles-based artist Clarissa Tossin, who will present a new body of work centered on her ongoing research into US collections of pre-Columbian artifacts, and their relationship to appropriated pre-Columbian artifacts and motifs.
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Clarissa Tossin, 21st Century Wisdom: Healing Frank Lloyd Wright’s Textile Block Houses 

In the Atrium Gallery, Danish visiting artist Maj Hasager presents “Iterations,” a project based on the Pico neighborhood of Santa Monica, where she is immersed for six months as an artist in residence at 18th Street Arts Center. Resident artists will also be opening their studios at this event, including visiting Danish artists Jeannette Ehlers, Nikolaj Recke, and Marie Markman. Local artist residents including Marcus Kuiland-Nazario, Debra Disman, Jeff Beall, Luciana Abait, Arzu Arda Kosar, Post Mango Studio, David McDonald, and Yvette Gellis will also be showing new work in their studios. On view: January 22 – March 29, 2019; Art Party: 5 – 8pm; RSVP for Clarissa Tossin event Here or Maj Hasager event Here. 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, 90404; https://18thstreet.org/

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February 23, 2019
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In El Segundo…” Art Exhibit opens at Artlife Gallery throws an art party to celebrate “Love.” The group exhibition features ten artists working with various media such as painting, sculpture, mixed media, and photography. On view: February 1 – February 28, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; Artlife Gallery, 720 C S. Allied Way. Plaza El Segundo; https://www.artlifegallerysb.com

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February 23, 2019
In Venice…Theater of the Mind opens at the Electric Lodge tonight. Enjoy an exciting evening of theater, music, and dance—all with one thing in common: the journey toward psychological healing and growth. Read the full Event Feature on the Upcoming Page.
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Admission ranges from $20 – $25 per person. Click Here for a full list of performances or to purchase tickets. Event runs: 7:30pm – 9:30pm; The Electric Lodge,1416 Electric Avenue, Venice, CA 90291;
https://www.lapsych.org/

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February 24, 2019:

Enjoy a solo exhibition titled “STREET SWEET” by artist Kathi Flood. The title of this show, Sweet Street, refers to her observations and responses to the way people treat each other. Event runs: 1:00pm – 3:00pm; National Council Jewish Women LA (NCJWLA), 543 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1715; https://ncjwla.org/

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Check back for our Last Half of the month update by February 13, 2019.