Here is an updated list of some awesome Additional Events – but don’t forget to check out our list of Top Ten Events for the month located on our Top Ten Drop-down under our Upcoming Events Page.

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Now thru July 31, 2018:

Remember this series continues through July, 2018; PØST presents a series of THIRY-ONE Kamikaze Exhibits….yes you read that right…enjoy thirty-one solo or group exhibits for the entire month of July. 
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Wow…I’m exhausted just writing this.
 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 12, 2018:
Let’s not forget Gagosian hosts an opening tonight…its one of our Top Ten events…remember to arrive early as there is usually a line.

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July 12, 2018:
In Santa Monica…bG Gallery celebrates artist Tyler L. Barnett who will present a body of work stemming from the circular shape of the zen ensō figure. After a long meditation Tyler creates the figure in a single breath using a variety of color and media experimentation. A donation from the exhibit will support Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with a one million dollar goal. On view: July 12 – July 16, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; bG Galllery, 3009 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica CA; http://bgartgalleries.com/

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July 12, 2018:
In West Hollywood…5 Art Gallery celebrates the French street art movement with a Bastille Day kickoff art party tonight. Founded by Parisian entrepreneurs and art collectors Jean-Jacques & Julie Darmon. 5 Art Gallery has become the premiere destination in LA to discover artists from the French urban and street art scene. Art Party: 6pm – 9pm; 5 ART GALLERY 8250 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, 90046; http://5-art.com/

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July 12, 2018:
Downtown…Department of Recreation and Parks Pershing Square presents a newly commissioned large-scale sculpture created by local artist, Mark Walsh. The sculpture named “Moiré Mandala” will be formally presented at a special event hosted by Pershing Square Park Advisory Board. On view: throughout the summer; Event runs 6:00pm -9:00pm; Pershing Square, 532 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013;

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July 14, 2018:
Also taking place tonight…one of our Top Ten events – SMC’s STUDIO ELEVEN AT WORK

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July 14, 2018: 
While in Santa Monica…Bergamot has several events….Lora Schlesinger Gallery (B5b)hosts an art talk with Richard Bruland at 2:00pm; Then later….Craig Krull Gallery (B-3) celebrates artists Phranc and Connie Jenkins with a reception from 5-7pm; RSVP 310 828-6410 by July 13, 2018;

Also at Bergamot…Lois Lambert Gallery presents the work of artist Rikki Niehaus in her ongoing series, “Swedish Landscapes,” a collection of portraits posed inside the home-interiors of an IKEA store. 
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Rikki Niehaus, “Eclipse”, Oil on canvas, 36″ x 48″

Also opening tonight…“Noir,” a new body of work by Martin Bruinsma. In these paintings and drawings, Martin Bruinsma has adopted the visual aesthetic of classic Film Noir, staging shadowed scenes with mysterious subjects.  In the Project Room “Brain Candy,” a series of never before seen drawings and collages by Simon Berson opens. On view: July 14 – September 1, 2018; Art party: 6-9pm; Los Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station  (E-3), 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica,  90404; https://www.loislambertgallery.com/

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July 14, 2018:
In Culver City…Kopeikin Gallery hosts its first solo exhibition with photographer Jordie Oetken titled “Crux.” Also opening…Steve Fitch’s third exhibition titled “Vanishing Vernacular.” The event will coincide with the publication of his book of the same title published by George F. Thompson. The photographer will be on hand to sign books. On view: July 14 – August 25, 2018; Art Party: 6:00pm – 8:00pm; KOPEIKIN GALLERY, 2766 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90034; https://www.kopeikingallery.com

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July 14, 2018:
Also in Culver City…Roberts Projects offers a group exhibition titled “Magic.” On view: July 14 – August 18, 2018; Art Party: 6-8pm; Roberts Projects, 5801 Washington Blvd., LA 90232; http://robertsprojectsla.com/

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July 14, 2018:
TAG Gallery hosts an opening reception to celebrate the art of four artists…Jaime Coffey Bateman, Suki Kuss, Rebecca Marie, & Lyle Rushing. Art Party: 5-8 pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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July 14, 2018:
Blazed & Amused along with Jeff Hamilton are proud to host this PRE ESPY’s VIP party at The Jeff Hamilton Gallery. With FREE Happy Hour drinks, 7pm-8pm. Join NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL players and Hollywood Celebrities. With SWAG giveaways all night long. 
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Art Party: 7:00pm – 12:00am; $20 admission. Free Drinks between 7-8pm; CLICK Here to purchase tickets. The Jeff Hamilton Gallery, 935 Wall Street, LA, 90015
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July 14, 2018:
KCRW returns to the California African American Museum (CAAM) for a very special show featuring KCRW DJs Aaron Byrd and Garth Trinidad tonight. This back-by-popular-demand CAAM edition of Summer Nights offers food trucks, a beer garden, and after-hours museum access to all of their summer exhibitions including the acclaimed How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angeles. Event runs: 6:00-10:00pm; CLICK HERE for more info. California African American Museum, 600 State Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037; https://caamuseum.org

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July 15, 2018:

ARTIST CO-OP 7 offers an artist reception for a group show titled “The Shape of Color.” On view: July 10- August 4, 2018; Art Party: 4-7pm; San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, 18312 Oxnard Street, Tarzana, CA 91356′ http://www.sfvacc.org

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July 17, 2018:
Join 18th Street Arts Center for an evening of sports and art and the launch of the newest issue of the artist-run publication INCITE Journal of Experimental Media. The publication is co-edited by 18th Street Arts Curator-in-Residence Astria Suparak and Brett Kashmere who will both will MC the night. Event runs: 6-8pm; FREE – CLICK HERE to RSVP; Curator’s Lounge, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404; https://18thstreet.org/

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July 19, 2018:
Hamilton Selway presents “Church + State, the new solo show by Louis Carreon. In over two dozen new mixed medium paintings, Carreon explores the all-consuming role of Google as the first authority we turn to for answers and the unprecedented faith we place in it to aid us.
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Image courtesy of Hamilton Selway

A reflection rather than a critique, the work highlights how Google has actually surpassed the institutions of church and state. This new body of work marks an evolution in technique for Carreon, painting stunning oil textures over acrylic to create some of his most visceral and arresting images to date. Carreon is currently the only living artist represented by Hamilton Selway. Art Party: 5 – 9pm; HAMILTON SELWAY 8678 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069; https://hamiltonselway.com/

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July 19, 2018:
The Venice Art Crawl takes place tonight. The quarterly art walk which normally spreads throughout various parts of Venice, is focused on Washington Blvd. So be sure to check the website for details and exact locations. http://www.veniceartcrawl.com/

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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. 

Also other galleries such as Lora Schlesinger Gallery will hold openings 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:
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. 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: 
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: 
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 28, 2018:
The Montana Avenue Art Walk talks place today from 4-8pm. Many stores will be participating as well as hosting & promoting their own special events for the evening. Enjoy live music up and down the street. My jazz band, Kat & the Jazz Birds will also be performing at this event….stay tuned for location. The event runs up and down Montana Avenue from 7th all the way up to 17th Street; http://www.montanaave.com

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

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