November 1, 2018
Enjoy an art talk at Annenberg Community Beach House moderated by Genie Davis.The event takes place in conjunction with its current exhibition “Life In This Ocean,” curated by Deirdre Sullivan Beeman and Kathy Taslitz.
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Photo courtesy of Deirdre Sullivan Beeman

The all-female group show includes: Donna Bates, Lena Rushing, Deirdre Sullivan-Beeman, and Kathy Taslitz. On view: September 29, – Sunday January 6, 2019; Art Talk: 6:00pm; Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Hwy at Beach House Way, Santa Monica, CA 90402; See FB Event Page for additional info. CLICK HERE  TO RSVP for the FREE event. https://www.lifeinthisocean.com

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November 2, 2018:

2018 A×S Festival Kicks off today….Presented by Fulcrum Arts, the regional celebration of art and science runs from Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 11, 2018. See Event Info – on the Upcoming Events Page, under the Features Drop-down.

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November 2, 2018:
David Kordansky Gallery celebrates the opening of two exhibitions. “Shoulders,” a solo exhibition featuring new sculptures by Ricky Swallow. Also opening…”Olvera St.,” its first exhibition of new paintings by Ivan Morley. On view: November 2 – December 15, 2018. Art Party: 6:00pm – 8:00pm. David Kordansky Gallery 5130 W. Edgewood Pl., LA 90019; http://davidkordanskygallery.com

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November 2, 2018:
Parfumerie, A Comedy opens at Theatre Palisades. The comedy is adapted by E.P. Dowdall from the Hungarian play Illatszetar by Miklos Laszlo. Runs: November 2nd 2018 – December 9, 2018. Friday, Saturday (8pm) and Sunday matinee (2pm); Admission is $20 per person (Senior – discounted – $18) On-site parking Parfumerie, A Comedy; Theatre Palisades, 941 Temescal Canyon Road, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272; 310-454-1970; http://www.theatrepalisades.org

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On View now through November 4, 2018:

Don’t forget Grand Park celebrates the traditions of Día de los Muertos with multiple ways to experience and learn about the holiday.  In partnership with Self-Help Graphics & Art and Lore, the park will present 50 altars and art installations created by local artists and community groups that reflect the themeLooking to the Past to Build the Future. 
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The park will offer free lunchtime tours, which will highlight the artwork and discuss the traditions of the holiday. Grand Park, 200 N Grand Ave., LA, 90012; CLiCK HERE for more info.

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November 2, 2018:

La Luz de Jesus Gallery hosts an art reception for “Sequin Suns in the Garden of Darkness,” Maryrose Crook’s second solo painting exhibition. On view: November 2 – November 25, 2018; Art Party: 8-11pm; https://laluzdejesus.com

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November 2, 2018, AND November 3, 2018:
M+B and Ghebaly Gallery are pleased to jointly present a two-part exhibition of new work by Aaron Fowler. Unfolding across the two spaces, the exhibition features a new body of sculptures and spatial interventions in the artist’s signature language of memoiristic, maximalist bricolage. Both exhibitions on view November 3 – December 22, 2018; Nov 2, Art Party (Ghebaly) 7 – 10pm; Ghebaly Gallery, 2245 E Washington Blvd., LA, 90021 and Nov 3, Art Party (M+B): 6-8pm; M+B (612 N Almont Dr, West Hollywood, 90069) http://ghebaly.com/

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November 3, 2018: 
Grand Avenue Arts: All Access takes place today from 11-4pm. Enjoy free theater tours, performances and more. See FB Event Pagehttp://grandavearts.org

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November 3, 2018:
Culver City hosts some art openings.
You may want to start with Susanne Vielmetter (on Washington) at 4pm, then head to La Cienega for several other art events. An opening and art talk with Mary Reid Kelley and Jenelle Porter
 takes place in conjunction with “America Rides The Breakfast Table.”
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Photo courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter


Art talk: 4:00 pm; Susanne Vielmetter, 6006 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232; https://www.vielmetter.com/

Blum & Poe Los Angeles presents an exhibition of Chung Sang-hwa and Shin Sung-hy, two influential artists in the history of Korean painting since the 1960s. This is the first major presentation in Los Angeles to focus on either artists’ work. Art Party: 4-6pm; Blum & Poe Los Angeles, 2727 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90034; https://www.blumandpoe.com

Two more art opening take place from 6-8pm on La Cienega….
Zevitas Marcus presents “Everything Counts,” an exhibition of new paintings by Sophie Lourdes Knight. Art Party: 5–8pm; Zevitas Marcus, 2754 S. La Cienega Blvd; http://www.zevitasmarcus.com

Anat Ebgi offers an opening for “Worshipping Sticks and Stones,” a group exhibition featuring works by Angela Dufresne, Pierre Knop, Frederik Næblerød, Penny Slinger, and Jay Stuckey. Art Party:6-8pm; Anat Ebgi, 2660 S La Cienega Blvd. https://anatebgi.com

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November 3, 2018:
In Santa Monica…Lora Schlesinger Gallery holds an artist reception for Christopher Murphy and John Tottenham. On view: November 3 – December 15, 2018; Art Party 4-6pm; Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Bergamot, 2525 Michigan Ave B5b, Santa Monica CA 90404; http://www.loraschlesinger.com/

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November 3, 2018:
MuzeuMM Gallery presents “PRAYER FOR TRAVELERS: Diary of an Immigrant,” a solo exhibition by Vojislav Radovanovic (a.k.a. Mr. Voice Love). The Serbian born visual artist lives and creates in Los Angeles. On view: November 3 – 24, 2018; Art Party: 4:00 – 9:00pm; MuzeuMM Gallery, 4817 W Adams Blvd., LA; See FB Event Page for more info. https://muzeumm.com

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November 3, 2018:
Head to Hollywood…Diane Rosenstein Gallery celebrates the opening of “DRONE,” a solo exhibition of paintings by the new media conceptual artist KATSU. Also opening at the gallery is a solo show of figurative oil paintings by Kent O’Connor (USA, b. 1987) that will include twelve new portraits. On view: November 3 – December 15, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; Diane Rosenstein Gallery, 831 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038; http://dianerosenstein.com/

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November 3, 2018:
“John Valadez: No One More Magical” opens at Castelli Art Space tonight. Curator Isabel Rojas-Williams said, “I am lucky to be curating an exhibition by John Valadez, an amazing and internationally known artist and one of the best to emerge from the Latino/Chicano art community.” On view: November 1 – 7, 2018, 12-6 pm; Art Party: 7-10pm; Castelli Art Space, 5428 Washington Blvd., Los Angeles 90016; https://www.castelliartspace.com

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November 3, 2018:
In the Miracle Mile area…KP Projects presents a new exhibition of paintings and drawings by Travis Louie, entitled “Curious Organisms.” Louie’s extraordinary skill of blending human and animal characteristics into vintage toned portraiture is a means for storytelling, and a way of representing our universal interconnectedness. On view: November 3rd – November 24th, 2018; Art Party: 7-10pm; MUST RSVP to rsvp@kpprojects.net; KP Projects, 170 S. La Brea Avenue, In the ART 170 Building, LA 90036; https://kpprojects.net/

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November 4, 2018:
The Fowler presents Arts of Africa Festival. The event is FREE. Enjoy gallery talks, family-focused programs, live music, forging demos and more!
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All ages, no rsvp required. Parking available in UCLA Lot 4, 398 Westwood Plaza, directly off Sunset Blvd – $12/day. Rideshare drop-off 305 Royce Drive. Event runs: 12–5pm; The Fowler, 308 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA 90024; https://www.fowler.ucla.edu/

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November 4, 2018:
bG Gallery Ocean Park welcomes LA Weekly Arts Editor, Shana Nys Dambrot and artist, Gay Summer Rick for a discussion about the new body of work in Gay Summer Rick’s solo exhibition “Skyways and Highways.” Art Talk: 3:00pm; bG Gallery Ocean Park, 3009 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, California 90405; http://www.santamonica.bgartdealings.com/

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November 4, 2018:
Arcana Books on the Arts welcomes photographer Dewey Nicks and Tom Adler (publisher) for a book signing and talk. American photographer Dewey Nicks roared into the 1990s magazine world by filling his shoots with fascinating people and a vibe of boundless energy and nonstop fun. Publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Wand Vanity Fair kept Nicks moving seamlessly between celebrity, fashion and advertising assignments, his portfolio amassing a who’s who of iconic women, including Cindy Crawford, Natalie Portman, Sofia Coppola, Patricia Arquette, Shalom Harlow and Cher, to name only a few. Event runs 4-6pm; Arcana Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Boulevard, LA, 90232; https://www.arcanabooks.com/

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November 8, 2018:

NORCO College Art Gallery hosts an artist reception for “(im)material,” curated by Quinton Bemiller, at NORCO College Art Gallery. The exhibition features Frederika Roeder, as well as Patricia Liveryman, Brenda Welsh and Jim Zver. See the Event Feature to find out more about this event. Art Party: 4-7pm; Norco College Art Gallery, (Room 111) Science + Technology Building, 2001 Third Street, Norco, CA 92860; Building, 2001 Third Street, Norco, CA 92860; (951) 372-7031; http://www.frederikabroeder.com; Norco Art Gallery FB Page

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November 8, 2018:

Join William Turner Gallery for a conversation with the artists featured in its current exhibition, “Elemental,” each of whom takes the viewer on a transcendent journey, exploring and utilizing elements of the natural world as points of departure. Art Party: 6pm; Art talk: 7pm; William Turner gallery, Bergamot, 2525 Michigan Ave, SM; http://www.williamturnergallery.com/

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November 10, 2018:
C Gallery on Broadway presents “It Takes a Village” featuring sculptures by the artist, Karin Swildens, opening on November 10, from 5 to 8 pm, closing on December 1st with music by jazz guitarist, Frank Potenza. Read more about this exhibition on the Features Drop-down of the Upcoming Events Page. On view: November 10 – December 1, 2018; 5-8pm; C Gallery on Broadway, 441 E Broadway in Long Beach, CA 90802; https://www.cgalleryonbroadway.com

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November 10, 2018:
Beyond Baroque celebrates 50 years. Enjoy the “Bohemian Bacchanal” gala with dinner, live music and a live and silent auction. Find out more about the event on our Features drop-down (on the Upcoming Events Page). Admission is $50 per person; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291; http://beyondbaroque.org

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November 10, 2018:
18th Street Arts Center celebrates 30 years as Southern California’s leading artist residency program with a live performance art event and free public birthday party. The event is co-hosted by 18th Street’s founding ‘compadres’ La Pocha Nostra and Highways Performance Space. The evening features new live art works by 18th Street artists Kenyatta AC Hinkle, Asher Hartman, Marcus Kuiland-Nazario, Amitis Motevalli, and site-specific installations by Kate Johnson, Daniel Canogar, Po-Yen Wang, and more! Enjoy live performances, video installations, exhibitions, music, artist’s studios, LA’s gourmet food trucks, and craft beer.
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Art Party: 7-10pm; 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th Street Santa Monica CA 90404; https://18thstreet.org/

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November 10, 2018:
Head downtown, to the Bendix Buidling…”Synthetic Shorelines” opens at Durden and Ray. Curated by Freyja Eilíf of Ekkisens Art Space, Reykjavik, Iceland, artists include: Sara Björg, Dani Dodge, Lana Duong, Freyja Eilíf, David Leapman, Katrína Mogensen, Sean Noyce, Kristín Morthens, and Ty Pownall. On view: November 10 – December 1, 2018; Art Party: 7-10pm; Durden and Ray, #832, Los Angeles, CA 90015; http://www.durdenandray.com/

Stay in the same building, on the fifth floor…a couple more galleries offer events….Post (515) hosts an opening for “foursome” from 7-9pm. Also Tiger Strikes Asteroid Los Angeles presents Filtered Projections, a site-specific dance piece featuring the work of Katherine Cowgill and Ida Islas, produced by Kate Highstrete. Event runs 7-10pm; Performances: 7:30pm & 8:30pm; Tiger Strikes Asteroid Los Angeles, Bendix Building, 1206 Maple Avenue, 5th floor, #523; http://www.tigerstrikesasteroid.com

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November 15, 2018:
NORCO College Art Gallery hosts art talk with the artists. The exhibition  features Frederika Roeder, as well as Patricia Liveryman, Brenda Welsh and Jim Zver. See the Event Feature to find out more about this event. Art Talk: 5:00pm – 6:30pm; Norco College Art Gallery, (Room 111) Science + Technology Building, 2001 Third Street, Norco, CA 92860; (951) 372-7031; http://www.frederikabroeder.comNorco Art Gallery FB Page

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November 17, 2018:
Join Skidmore Contemporary Art for a festive and free kids holiday ornament decorating workshop. This one and a half hour workshop will allow your kids to explore what it’s like to create unique works of art (in the form of festive, holiday ornaments) in the setting of a high-end, contemporary art gallery. 
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Event runs: 10:00am-11:30am; See the Event Feature for more info about the event and how to RSVP. Skidmore Contemporary Art, Bergamot, Suite B4, 2525 Michigan Avenue, SM, 90404; https://skidmorecontemporaryart.com

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November 17, 2018:

bG Gallery celebrates the art of Susan Moss. In this new body of works, Moss explores transparency, light, nature, and being feminine through vibrant layering and dramatic forms. With her canvas she examines various elements of personal identity by tackling the mystery of half-hidden layers. On view: November 15-December 4, 2018; Art Party: 5-8pm; bG Gallery Ocean Park, 3009 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, 90405; http://www.santamonica.bgartdealings.com/

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November 17, 2018:
In the Rampart District…Gabba Gallery’s signature affordable art show returns for its sixth year in a row. 100+ local and international artists present affordably priced works. Prices start as low as $50 and never exceed $1000. Buyers may take their purchases home that night. When something sells, the curators will hang something new in it’s place for a constantly evolving exhibition. Curated by Jason Ostro and Elena JacobsonBar sponsored by Humboldt Distillery and Auspicion Wines; Tacos by Norma; Music by DJ Jonathan Williams; On view: November 17 – Dec 22, 2018; Art Party: 7-11pm; Gabba Gallery, 3126 Beverly Blvd., LA, 90057; https://www.gabbagallery.com/

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November 17, 2018:
“You Should’ve Been Here Yesterday,” by Hermosa’s own Bob Dob, is one of those, “how is it just happening now,” moments that have everybody scratching their heads. That’s right, ShockBoxx is bringing you Bob’s first hometown solo show.
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November 18, 2018:
There are two events at this location – Barnsdall Art and Craft Fair – one of our Top Ten events, and this art talk. So be sure to stop into both events. Join artists Patrick Martinez and Anna Sew Hoy to talk about the connections and communities of inspiration in their practice and new works in “Here” the current exhibition at LAMAG. On view: October 25, 2018 – January 6, 2019; Art Talk: 1.30-3.30pm; 4800 Hollywood Blvd, LA; http://www.lamag.org

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November 28, 2018:

Enjoy an art talk with Art historian Darby English at Hammer Museum Art. English is an author of 1971: A Year in the Life of Color; How to See a Work of Art in Total Darkness; and the forthcoming To Describe a Life: Essays at the Intersection of Art and Race Terror. He is a University of Chicago professor and an adjunct curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art. Art Talk: 7:30pm; Tickets are FREE (first come basis); HAMMER MUSEUM, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90024; https://hammer.ucla.edu

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November 30, 2018:
Head to Pasadena for the 4th annual Wine Winter Wonderland celebration at Hotel Constance Pasadena. VIP ticket holders will be treated to a private PYSO concert in the historic bluRoom from 6 – 7pm. General admission beings at 7pm. For more info, check our Food / Wine / Beer Events drop-down under the Upcoming Events Page. Admission ranges from $100-$150 per person; CLICK HERE  to purchase tickets. Event runs: 7:00 – 11:00pm; Hotel Constance Pasadena, 928 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91106; FB Event Page.

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