Here is our updated list of events for the last half of the month! 

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August 21, 2019: 

The Hollywood Bowl presents Herbie Hancock: Next Generation…featuring Herbie Hancock, R+R=Now, and special guest Phoelix. 
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Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business, and music. 

Find out more on the Performance drop-down on the Upcoming Events Page. Admission ranges from $12.00 to $118.00 per person; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.Event begins: 8:00pm; The Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068; http://hollywoodbowl.com

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August 22 – 25, 2019:
Castelli Art Space hosts the annual art exhibit featuring artifacts, jewelry and handcrafted items from every country in Africa. Presented by AFRICAN ANGEL TOURS, a business that has imported contemporized and traditional African arts to California for 30 years. The shop will be open adjacent to Castelli Art Space through September, but for one week only, they are partnering with Artfully Spaced Gallery, a local venue specializing in African art to bring you a weekend of special events and exhibits, including fine art paintings and sculpture by local African artists. Thurs, Aug 22, 2019 (open) 10-6pm; Fri, Aug 23, 2019 (Music, Art Party): 7-11pm; Sat/Sun, Aug 24 & 25, 2019 (shopping) 11am-6pm; Castelli Art Space, 5428 W. Washington Blvd., LA, 90016; https://www.castelliartspace.com/

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August 22, 2019:
In Santa Monica…FAB-gallery presents the art of Milton Bautista visiting from Honduras! The artist will be in attendance. The gallery will be open August 23rd and 24rd. Art Party: 6-9pm; FREE; FAB-gallery, 2001 Main St, Santa Monica; http://fab-gallery.com

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August 22, 2019:
The Rolling Stones play the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. This is going to be an amazing performance. Read more on the Event Feature.
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Concert starts: 7:30pm; but the parking lot party begins at 4pm; Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, 91103;
https://www.rosebowlstadium.com/

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August 23, 2019:
Last Projects hosts a closing reception for “The Glorious Hole” featuring Silky Shoemaker and Samara Halperin. Art Party: 7-11pm; Last Projects, 206 S Ave 20, LA, 90031; http://lastprojects.org/

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August 24, 2019:

Downtown…GDCA celebrates two shows tonight – “Allure” and “Waiting to Exhale” by Linda Stelling. Visit the Event Feature for more info about these exhibitions. On view: August 5 – 31, 2019; Art Party: 6-10pm; GDCA Gallery, 727 S. Spring Street, (between 7th & 8th Streets), Los Angeles, 90014; http://GDCAgallery.com

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August 24 and 25, 2019:
Celebrate the Guatemalan culture at the Festival Chapin LA. Enjoy live traditional music, art, folklore, culinary demonstrations, and lots more. FREE; Event runs: 10am – 10pm; Festival Chapin LA 2019, La Fayette Recreation Center, 625 S Lafayette Park Pl, 625 South Lafayette Park Place, LA; https://festivalchapin.com/

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August 24, 2019:
In the Mid-Wilshire area…”As the Crow Flies” featuring Kerry Tribe and Rirkrit Tiravanlia opens at 1301PE’s Unit 5. On view: August 17 – September 30, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; 1301PE, Unit 5, 6150 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90048; https://www.1301pe.com

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August 25, 2019:
In Venice…Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center hosts an evening of readings by Brian Jabas Smith and Angie Bowie atop music by Chick Cashman as a preview to its September 1, launch. A new series titled Spent Saints, based on the best-selling first book by award-winning Tucson author Brian Jabas Smith will premiere on Amazon Prime. Tonight’s event will be emceed by Executive Producer/Co-Creator/Co-Writer Maggie Smith with Directors Jonathan Paley, Rani DeMuth, Sophia Kiapos and J. Garrett Vorreuter. Event begins: 4:00pm; FREE; See FB Event Page; Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, 90291; https://www.beyondbaroque.org; https://www.spentsaints.com

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August 28, 2019:
The Santa Fe Art Colony Tenants Association invites you to attend what may be the last “Open Studios” at SFAC – an LA tradition spanning more than three decades. Enjoy an evening pop-up, where the public is encouraged to walk through the studios of the Santa Fe Art Colony’s dedicated artists! The event is FREE, family friendly and open to all. Visit its Facebook event page for more and to sign the petition; Event runs: 8-10pm; 2415 Santa Fey Ave., LA 90058; https://www.santafeartcolony.org/


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August 29, 2019:

Downtown…Head the Music Center Plaza…both Go Get Em Tiger and The Mullin Wine Bar will host a special Block Party with live music by DJ Element, coffee, cocktails, beer, wine, food games, giveaways and more!
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Find out additional info about this event, see the Event Feature on the Upcoming Events Page – under the Features drop-down. Event runs: 4-7pm; The Music Center Plaza, 135 N. Grand Avenue, LA, 90012; https://www.musiccenter.org/plaza; https://themullinla.com/; https://gget.com

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August 29, 2019:
“#SYNCHRONICITY / The Social Territories of a Warming World” opens at 18th Street Arts Center (airport campus location). This is the inaugural exhibition at its new Santa Monica Airport campus by the Copenhagen-based art and design group THE WINTER OFFICE (TWO) in the Airport Gallery. Transformations co-curated by 18th Street and LACE curator Daniela Lieja will also open in the Hallway Galleries. Art Party: 6-8pm; 3026 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, 90401; https://18thstreet.org/

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August 29, 2019:
Los Angeles Art Association hosts an art talk with the artists of VS Exhibition at Gallery 825. For more info about this exhibition see the Event Feature on the Artists/Exhibitions Page – under the On View Now drop-down. Art Talk: 7-9pm; Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90069; https://www.laaa.org

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August 29, 2019:

Attend an unusual event…Mike Merrill, the world’s first publicly-traded person will be giving an intimate talk on his experience and what it’s like being a person whose life decisions are made by a group of investors. $15 to RSVP in advance, or $20 at the door. There is limited space. Those who RSVP in advance are given priority, while those who pay at the door may not be guaranteed a spot. Please RSVP HERE. Event runs: 7:30-9:30pm; BertaArt Studio Gallery, 816 South Main Street, LA, 90014; https://www.mike-merrill.com/

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August 30, 2019:
The Music Center will bring its highly popular, free Dance DTLA back to its Plaza “home” to celebrate the official grand opening of The Music Center Plaza. Find out more on the Event Feature
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Dance lovers will enjoy an evening of Cumbia under the summer stars with beginner dance lessons, followed by extended hours of dancing and music until midnight; Tomorrow’s event marks the official opening and final commencement event of the Music Center’s new plaza – that event is a Top Ten Pick – CLICK HERE for more info; Event runs: 7:00pm – 12:00am; Music Center Plaza, 135 N. Grand Ave., LA, 90012; https://www.musiccenter.org/

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August 31, 2019:
The Art Directors Guild’s Gallery 800 (ADG, IATSE Local 800) presents “FANTASTIC VOYAGE,” an exclusive mixed media exhibition celebrating the genres of Sci-Fi, Fantasy & the Metaphysical Realm. The group exhibition will feature the work of sixty artists, and many will be in attendance. On view: August 31 – November 2, 2019; Art Party: 5-9pm; Gallery 800, North Hollywood Arts District, 5108 Lankershim Boulevard. LA, 91601; CLICK HERE for more info.

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