Lots going on this weekend…Here are our staff picks – take it all in kids! 

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March 9, 2018:
Want an Art Buzz? Join the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles from 5:30pm to 7pm for a happy hour tour of Skip Arnold: Truffle Hunt, led by Curator Jamillah James and Director of Learning and Engagement Asuka Hisa, followed by lovely libations and tastings. This is a FREE event –  RSVP HERE; Event runs: 5:30pm-7:00pm; Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1717 East 7th Street, LA 90021; https://www.theicala.org

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March 10, 2018:
In Long Beach…The Venice Institute of Contemporary Art (ViCA) and The Art Exchange (ARTX) present “Art in a New Place.” 
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This exhibition features 39 works curated from artists featured in the ViCA 2017 Annual by Ron Nelson, Executive Director of the Long Beach Museum of Art and an Art Exchange board member. The exhibit includes drawing, painting, photography and sculpture from internationally known artists. The exhibition continues ViCA’s mission to present Southern California artists – and includes Peter Alexander, Sonja Schenk, Barbara Kolo, John Eden, Linda Sue Price, and Ned Evans. Art Party: 6:00 – 9:00pm; Art Exchange Long Beach, located at 356 E. 3rd St, Long Beach, CA 90802. https://www.veniceica.org/

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March 10, 2018:
Lois Lambert Gallery celebrates two new exhibitions…”Paradoja de la soledad” (Paradox of Solitude), and Martiros Adalian’s “Caution.” On view: March 10, 2018 – May 5th 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; Lois Lambert Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave E3, Santa Monica, CA 90404; https://www.loislambertgallery.com/

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March 10, 2018:
Coagula Curatorial is pleased to present edition four of its “New Curator Series” taking place through Spring 2018. “NEVER HAVE I EVER” is a provocative, figurative show that examines themes of identity and youth; from burgeoning sexuality and decisions on the cusp of being made, to those that have already inextricably come to define us. This exhibit is curated by Rachel Gibas. Art Party: 5-9pm; Coagula Curatorial, 974 Chung King Road – Los Angeles; http://coagulacuratorial.com

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March 10, 2018:
Superchief Gallery L.A., offers a reception for Sarah Sitkin’s second solo exhibition. The show focuses on human bodies turned into wearable garments. By directly molding actual people, Sitkin has preserved every minute detail to present hyper-realistic replicas of other people’s skin. On view: March 10 – March 25, 2018: Art Party: 6-11 pm; Superchief Gallery L.A., 739 Kohler Street, LA, 90021; https://www.superchiefgallery.com/

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March 11, 2018:
Buddy Guy takes the stage once again…I had the chance to see this legend up close at the Saban Theatre. Check out  LAArtParty’s Review Page to read a review by one of our staff writers. The Novo by Microsoft is a beautiful venue. The Novo by Microsoft, 800 W Olympic Blvd, LA, 90015; (213) 765-7000; Doors Open: 7:00pm – Brandy Zdan; 8:00pm Buddy Guy. Tickets range from $42.50-$65.00 – CLICK HERE to purchase tix. Or…Get a great price on goldstar CLICK HERE

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March 15 – 18, 2018:

Saatchi Art presents the Other Art Fair. Making its debut at The Majestic Downtown, the Fair showcases work by 100 emerging artists, each hand-picked by a Selection Committee of art world experts.
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Artist Gregg Chadwick will be exhibiting a selection of artworks from his traveling exhibition Mystery Train, which examines the mythos of America as seen through the physical and cultural history of the railroad in the United States. The artist will also be featuring a new series of works that engage the viewer in the story of Los Angeles, reaching right up to the Women’s Marches of 2017 and 2018. A new series of works on paper as well as small sized paintings will also be on view.

Enjoy a private View, Thursday March 15th: 6pm-10pm – limited tickets available Show times are 

Friday March 16th: 3pm-10pm; Saturday March 17th: 2pm-10pm; Sunday March 18th: 11am-6pm; Admission range from $8 – $30 per person CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. The Majestic Downtown, 650 South Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90014; http://www.theotherartfair.com/

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March 15, 2018:
The Venice Art Crawl is back for its quarterly event. Instead of having art events throughout the city, as past years, this year the VAC will focus on four specific areas, the first one being on Windward Avenue, between Windward Circle and the beach. In honor of Women’s History Month, the VAC will acknowledge Venice trailblazing women artists at the Legendary Women Artists of Venice event where Judy Baca, Jules Muck, Emily Winters, Meryl Leibowitz and others. This special event will take place at 8:00PM inside the Red Bull Room at Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave, a short block south from Windward Avenue. This is an invite only reception. To get on the list, please email info@veniceartcrawl.com; See website for more info, http://veniceartcrawl.com

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March 16, 2018:
In Silverlake…celebrate the twenty finalists for the winter/spring edition of FOCUS photo l.a. pop-up Gallery. Artists include: Alan Kupchick, Alexandra Naumova, Ali LeRoi, Andrew K. Thompson, Diana Velasco, Elisabeth Caren, Irvin Rivera, J. Fredric May, Jamie Johnson, Jim McKinniss, John Van Hamersveld, Karley Sullivan, Lisa McCord, Michaela Kindle, Molly McCall, Ole Marius Joergensen, Pat Martin, Patty Carroll, Richard Knapp, Stephen Schafer. On view: March 16-23, 2018; RSVP HERE to attend; Art Party: 6-9pm; FOCUS photo l.a. Pop-Up Gallery, 3118 W. Sunset Blvd., LA, 90026; http://www.focusphotola.com; 

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March 16 –18, 2018:
Museum as Retail Space (MaRS) hosts the inaugural edition of LAZAABB, the Los Angeles Zine and Art Book Bazaar. LAZAABB is a new independent zine and art book fair co-founded by Josh Paul Thomas and Robert Zin Stark. The fair will host over 100 zine and art book publishers at Museum as Retail Space and neighboring venues. Grassroots, underground, queer and ‘the unheard of’ welcomed.
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Bazaar Hours : Friday 16: 3pm – 8pm; Saturday 17: 12pm – 7pm; Sunday 18: 12pm – 7pm;  MaRS, 649 S. Anderson St., LA, 90023; http://www.marsgallery.net/la-zaabb  https://www.lazaabb.com/

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March 17, 2018:

Los Angeles Art Association hosts a reception for four solo exhibitions by artists Shula Singer Arbel, Christine Kline, Randi Matushevitz and Diane Williams. On view: March 17 – April 20, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90069; https://www.laaa.org/

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March 17, 2018:
In Culver City…Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects celebrates the opening of Nicole Eisenman’s solo exhibition, “Dark Light.” On view: March 17 – April 21, 2018; Art Party: 5 – 7pm; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, 6006 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232; https://www.vielmetter.com

Also in Culver City toight…From 6-8pm, Roberts and Tilton (5801 Washington Blvd.) hosts a reception. 
http://robertsprojectsla.com/

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March 17, 2018:
KP Projects presents “JENNYBIRD ALCANTARA: REVERIES OF THE UNTAMED DARLINGS.” RSVP to rsvp@kpprojects.net; Art Party 7-10 pm; KP Projects, 170 South La Brea Ave., LA; http://kpprojects.net/

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March 17, 2018:
Open Mind Art Space celebrates its 2nd Annual Anniversary Exhibition, featuring popular and new works by artists that have exhibited their work at the gallery since its grand opening two years ago. There will be a live DJ, photo booth, and free valet parking.  
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On view; March 17 – April 6, 2018; Art Party: 7:00pm – 10:00pm; Open Mind Art Space, 11631 Santa Monica Blvd., LA, 90025; http://www.openmindartspace.com

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