We’ve added some more events to our Additional Events Page – There are several top ten events taking place this weekend as well. Be sure to check our Top Ten Drop-down under our Upcoming Events Page. We will do ONE final update by the 25…so stay tuned. 

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Now thru July 31, 2018:

Continuing through July, 2018; PØST presents a series of THIRY-ONE Kamikaze Exhibits….yes you read that correctly…enjoy thirty-one solo or group exhibits for the entire month of July. 
PØST, Bendix Building, 1206 Maple Ave, #1005; LA, 90015; Each event runs 7-9pm each night; https://www.post-la.com/

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July 20, 2018:
haleARTS GALLERY and Fabrik present “Summer Art Series” curated by Chris Davies. The series features eight contemporary artists using a variety of media, including photography, collage and sculpture. Tonight’s event celebrates the art of Betsy Enzensberger. On view through: August 19, 2018; Art Party: 6pm – 9pm; HaleARTS S P A C E, 395 Santa Monica Place, Suite 156 & 158, Santa Monica, 90401; http://www.halearts.com/

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On view Through August 4, 2018;
Mary Poppins, based on the beloved classic novels by P.L. Travers and the Disney film, is currently running at the Morgan-Wixson Theatre. Visit the Upcoming Event Feature for additional info…
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To reserve tickets: visit the website, call 310-828-7519 or email mwtboxoffice@gmail.com; Adults $28, Students and Seniors $23; The show runs through August 4, 2018; Check the website for times; Audience talk-back after the Sun, July 29 show. The Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica 90405. Free parking available at the Venice Family Clinic, 2509 Pico Blvd. http://www.morgan-wixson.org

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July 21, 2018:
Remember – Three of our Top Ten events take place today. The Westside Food and Wine Summer Festival kicks off today and runs through tomorrow – Sunday July 22, 2018; And don’t miss two art parties at David Kordansky Gallery and Eward Cella Art & Architecture.

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July 21, 2018: 
Bergamot Summer Celebration takes place today….check out the FB Event Page for more info. Join Skidmore Contemporary Art for two artist talks with Isabel Emrich at 3:00pm and Maxine Smith at 3:30pm; See the Event Feature for more details about these artists. 

Building Bridges Art Exchange offers an artist walk through with Los Angeles-based Mexican artist Ariel Vargassal at 2:30pm. Plus Lora Schlesinger Gallery will hold an opening from 4-6pm;  

Artist Susan C. Price will be featured in a solo exhibition at First Independent Gallery (FIG) at 4 pm (during the Bergamot event)  Her solo exhibition titled “safe is a relative term” features new works such as “Avery, Yar” (below). This piece is “family and event inspired, pattern focused, and…well, the grasshopper on the balcony.”
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Susan C. Price, “Avery, Yar,” acrylic on canvas

See the Upcoming Event Feauture to find out more about this event and Price’s art. On view: July 18 – August 11, 2018; Art Party: 4:00pm – 6:00pm; First Independent Gallery, Bergamot Station D2, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404; http://www.figgallery.com/

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July 21, 2018: 
In the valley…TASCHEN celebrates the launch of CALIFORNIA CRAZY by Mr. Jim Heimann at the historic restaurant, Idle Hour in North Hollywood.  RSVP necessary – CLICK HEREBooksigning Event  runs 3-5pm; Idle Hour, 4824 Vineland Ave Los Angeles, CA; http://idlehourbar.com/ https://www.taschen.com

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July 21, 2018: 
Kohn Gallery is pleased to present “Jess – Secret Compartments,” an exhibition of works from the early 1950s to the early 1990s. This exhibition will present examples of work from Jess’ most important series – including painting (Romantic, Erotic, Translation, Salvages), Paste-Ups, as well as drawing and collaborations with writers and poets. This marks the first time this traveling exhibition, organized by Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, will be on view in Los Angeles.  On view: July 21 – September 7, 2018; Art Party: 5-7pm; Kohn Gallery, 1227 North Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038; http://www.kohngallery.com/

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July 21, 2018: 
Chinatown offers several art parties. Coagual Curatorial (974 Chung King Road) starts at 5pm; Other events starting at 6pm take place at Charlie James Gallery (969 Chung King Road), Tieken Gallery LA (961 Chung King Road) and the Joseph Gross Gallery (978 Chung King Road – NEED TO RSVP HERE). Good Luck Gallery (945 Chung King Road) will also host an opening from 7-10pm;

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July 21, 2018:
Castelli Art Space hosts the Sanguine Gallery Launch Party & Inaugural Exhibition. Curated by: Isabel Rojas-Williams and Thomas Canavan, the art of Patssi Valdez And Jefferson Pinder will be featured. Food provided by Dia de los Puercos; Art Party: 6-10pm; Castelli Art Space, 5438 W. Washington Blvd., LA, 90016; https://www.castelliartspace.com/

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July 21, 2018:
Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present Say the word “NOWHERE.” Say “HEADPHONES.” Say “NOTHING.” – a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Alison O’Daniel. 
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Alison O’Daniel, The Tuba Thieves, 2014, Video still

This exhibition marks the third in a series of concurrent presentations by the artist including new works in Made in L.A. 2018 at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and The Infinite Ear at the Garage Contemporary Art Museum in Moscow. On view: July 21 – August 25, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; Shulamit Nazarian, 616 N La Brea Ave., LA, 90036; http://www.shulamitnazarian.com/

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July 21, 2018:
Join Little Bite Gallery for its second installation inside the Helms Design Center. “Inch by Inch” is a solo exhibition featuring 70+ works of art by Melissa Falco Williams, as part of the Helms fine art series remnants & artifacts. Art Party: from 7 to 10pm; Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232; http://www.littlebitegallery.com/

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July 21, 2018:
The art of Lena Moross will be featured in a solo exhibit showcasing select works at PØST’s Kamikaze event. See flyer above. This is a ONE NIGHT only pop up show. Art Party: 7-9pm; PØST has re-located to the Bendix Building, 1206 Maple Ave, #1005; LA, 90015; Each event runs 7-9pm each night; https://www.post-la.com/

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July 21, 2018: 
SHOCKBOXX hosts a closing reception for “Monkeys & Typewriters,” The solo exhibition featuring the art of Dennis Dugan is attracting attention…so get there if you missed the opening.  Dugan is an established actor / director as well. You may recognize him from his role on the TV series Moonlighting. As a director, he has worked with the likes of Adam Sandler.
July-2018-ShockBoxx-DennisDuganTo find out more about this exhibition, read my article HereEnjoy wine, beer and hot dogs. Art Party: 7-9pm; SHOCKBOXX PROJECT, 636 CYPRESS AVE
HERMOSA BEACH, CA 90254; https://www.shockboxxproject.com/

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July 21, 2018: 

In Culver City…EJ Mathews 2017 Breakout Artist of the Year (Living Blues, Magazine) celebrates his CD Release of CHAPTER 3 at Boulevard Music. Blues Man E.J. Mathews who currently lives in Dallas Texas said, “I don’t want to sound like everybody else; I just want to be me. Grandaddy never played any cover tunes. There’s nothing wrong with it, it’s just not me.” Admission: $15; CLick Here to purchase tickets; Music starts at 8pm; Boulevard Music, 4316 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230; https://www.boulevardmusic.com



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July 21, 2018:

LA’s Diva Deluxe Suzy Williams performs songs with lyrics taken from classic literature. You’ve read the book, now hear the song! This year features pieces based on words by Walt Whitman, Tom Wolfe, Philip Roth, Maya Angelou, Hafiz, Sir Alfred Lord Tennyson, Jorge Luis Borges and more. Admission $20; Performance 7:30pm; Beyond Baroque Literary / Arts Center, 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291; http://www.beyondbaroque.org/



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July 22, 2018:
Vocalist Jeanne Page debuts her new show “High Heels, Rhythm and You” at Sterling’s Upstairs at The Federal. Page’s arrangements are fresh and done her way. She has been compared to Lena Horne, as both have a powerful vocal instrument that is vibrantly impressive and full of wit. It promises to be an evening of jazz, blues and Broadway favorites. See the Upcoming Event Feature to find out more about this event.
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One Night Only. Doors open at 5:30pm cocktails/dinner, 7:00pm show. For reservations call (800) 838-3006 (Ext.1). Sterling’s Upstairs at The Federal, 5303 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood; https://www.thefederalbar.com/

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July 26, 2018:
Tonight marks the opening night of HERSHEY FELDER: BEETHOVEN at the Wallis. Written and performed by Felder, directed by Joel Zwick, the production will bring Ludwig van Beethoven to life through the eyes of a Viennese doctor who spent his boyhood by the Maestro’s side. Admission: $45 – $125 (prices subject to change); Check the Event Feature for more info and a list of times and performance dates Click Here to purchase tickets; Brian Goldsmith Theater, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 9390 N Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210;310.746.4000; http://thewallis.org/

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July 27, 2018:

In Santa Monica…Arena One Gallery presents “Transiting,” a new exhibition featuring fifteen artists addressing time, travel, dislocation and “being in transit” in their work. Organized by Lawrence Gipe, Kio Griffith, John David O’Brien, the exhibition will feature video, photography, drawing, painting and mixed media sculpture. July 27 – Aug 18, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; Arena One Gallery, Santa Monica Airport Art Studios, 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, 90405; http://arena1gallery.com/

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July 28, 2018:
The Montana Avenue Art Walk talks place today (10-9pm) up and down the avenue (between 7th and 17th street) Many stores will be participating as well as hosting & promoting their own special events for the evening. It’s a great time to enjoy a beautiful summer night and partake in some retail therapy. Much of the community comes out to support the merchants as well as the artists. Special discounts can be had along with refreshments, cookies and more. Featuring art from local artists, shopping, and live music up and down Montana Avenue, the event brings out the community to celebrate summer and the arts!July28-2018-JulyMontanaAve-artwalk
My jazz band, Kat & the Jazz Birds will also be performing at this event right in front of Partner’s Trust (1333 Montana Ave). The music portion of the event runs from 4-8pm. I helped book several of the bands, and as soon as I know where they will be performing – I’ll let you know. The art walk runs from 10-9pm and takes place up and down Montana Avenue from 7th to 17th Street; http://www.montanaave.com

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July 28, 2018:
Attend art talk at TAG Gallery and meet four artists…Jaime Coffey Bateman, Suki Kuss, Rebecca Marie, & Lyle Rushing. Art Talk: 3pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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July 28, 2018: 
Top Ten alert – LAAA’s Annual Fundraiser & Auction.

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July 28, 2018: 
In Mar Vista…The Hängar and Modern Pirate presents the work artists Couto Bros, Paul Roustan, and Gabe Gault. Enjoy an opening reception tonight to celebrate the artists.
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Art Party: 6-9pm; RSVP to thehangar.la@gmail.com; The Hängar, 3472 S Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, California 90066; http://thehangarla.com/

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