We’ve got more art party suggestions for the second half of November 2018…let’s not forget about Thanksgiving…we have a few recommendations for you. Remember if you forgot to send in your event early…we do sell last minute large features (300 words with a photo) starting as low as $75. Additional options include social media and inclusion in our e-blast to over 15,000 subscribers.

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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, AND 18, 2018:
Zebi celebrates the holidays at her art studio. Spice up your home with beautiful designs by Zebi or find the perfect holiday gift. Enjoy live music on Saturday with Sonia Santos, drum circle with Sandra Sandia. Event runs 2 days: Saturday, 12-9pm; Sunday, 12-5pm; 13373 Beach Avenue, Marina Del Rey, 90292; http://www.zebidesigns.com/

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November 17, 2018
Last Projects hosts a closing event for “Peter Makela: Ah La La Ho” with a Saturday afternoon program that includes a 3:00 pm artist talk facilitated by Thaddeus Ruzicka and musical performances starting at 4:30pm. Event runs: 3-7pm; Last Projects, 206 S Ave 20, Los Angeles 90031; http://lastprojects.org/

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November 17, 2018: 

In Santa Monica…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:
Just a couple doors down (on Ocean Park), “What’s New?” (2) opens at dnj Gallery. Artists include: Sia Aryai, Catherine Asanov, Ellen Cantor, Ray Carofano, Darryl Curran, Corey Grayhorse, Suda House, Gil Kofman, Clay Lipsky, LA Marler, Rick Risemberg, Annie Seaton, Dylan Vitone, and Melanie Walker. “Artificial Memories,” featuring Corey Grayhorse will also be on view thru Dec 2, 2018, in gallery II. On view: November 17, 2018 – January 31, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; dnj Gallery, 3015 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, 90405; http://www.dnjgallery.net/

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November 17, 2018:
At Bergamot…Duncan Miller Gallery celebrates “Planet Earth.” From 1981 to 2011 NASA produced over a dozen photographic surveys of the earth from various orbiting space shuttle deployments. These missions were tasked to study the effects of volcanic activity, drought, and man-made impact caused by air pollution and deforestation. The gallery presents a substantial collection of these new earth topographic. On view November 17 – December 29, 2018; Art Party: 6-8pm; Duncan Miller Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave, Unit A7, Santa Monica, CA 90404; http://www.duncanmillergallery.com/

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November 17, 2018:

In Beverly Hills…Marc Selwyn Fine Art hosts an artist reception for “Lee Mullican, The Marble Drawings: 1966 – 1970”
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Lee Mullican Untitled , 1966 Pastel and acrylic on paper 23 x 28 5/8 inches (MSFA#14982)

Art Party: 6-8pm; Marc Selwyn Fine Art, 9953 South Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, 90212; http://www.marcselwynfineart.com

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November 17, 2018:
DENK gallery presents three new exhibitions…Enjoy new and recent works by Los Angeles-based artist Tim Ebner in “Metal Paintings.” Los Angeles-based, multi-disciplinary artist Kasper Kovitz’s “Educational Devices” features sculpture, painting, installation, and photography. “Untitled,” by Los Angeles-based artist Donnie Molls also opens. On view: November 17 – December 22, 2018; Art Party: 6-8pm; DENK gallery, 749 E. Temple St. LA, 90012; http://www.denkgallery.com/

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November 17, 2018: 

Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts presents “Double Standard’ featuring the art of Michele Castagnetti. Also opening…a group exhibition titled “TRILOGY.” Artists include: Mardi de Veuve Alexis, Rodger Klein and international artist Wanneeca Cheewin in her US debut.On view: November 4 – 30, 2018; Art Party: 6-10pm; GDCA, 727 S. Spring St. LA, 90014; http://www.GDCAgallery.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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Art Party: 7-9pm; ShockBoxx Gallery, 636 Cypress Ave, Hermosa Beach; https://www.shockboxxproject.com/

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November 17, 2018:
The Bendix Building hosts a couple of events. Track 16 (1005) offers a performance (Veuve Fraiche) by Hannah Hughes. Her title is drawn from the Duchamp work Fresh Widow, which refers to the black veiled widows of World War I, a war whose end is currently having its 100th commemoration. Working off the contradictions between delirium and rationality, the performance is a love poem to community both globally and within our own city. Event runs: 7-9pm; Then “Absence, the Landscape of Objects,” featuring Michael Thomas Hurley and Vladimir Goryachev opens at Monte Vista Projects (523). The exhibition brings together two artists working in the rendering of objects with connotations of portraiture and the landscape. Tiger Strikes Asteroid Los Angeles (523) is also hosting an event tonight – TSA LA and Monte Vista Projects present an upcoming second annual Holiday art raffle and art party. After tonight’s reception, the donated artworks will be exhibited for three weeks before the raffle, which will begin at 6 PM PDT on Sunday, December 9th. Art Party: 7-10pm; Bendix Building 1206 Maple Avenue, LA 90015;

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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 18, 2018:

It’s the 2nd day of artist Zebi’s holiday celebration (See yesterday’s listing above). Sunday, 12-5pm; 13373 Beach Avenue, Marina Del Rey, 90292; http://www.zebidesigns.com/

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November 22, 2018:

Thanksgiving is here! Can you believe it? Well it seems to have snuck up on us….Stay home and spend time with your loved ones, your friends. However if you don’t feel like you cooking up, we have some Thanksgiving dining options for you. Thanksgiving-image

November 22, 2018:
Let AR Cucina take care of your Thanksgiving dinner…Enjoy antipasti for the table
mixed olives with fennel & orange
house focaccia Start with chestnut soup, or garden salad. Tortelli di zucca comes next. Then for dinner, select turkey with all the fixins’ or grilled branzino, lemon & pantelleria caper sauce, braised kale, fingerling potatoes with salsa verde or a vegan option…wild & porcini mushroom ragu with tomato strattu olive oil smashed potatoes, sage & chestnut stuffing marsala gravy & cranberry-pomegranate sauce. Choose one of the various sides available, plus dessert is included. Indulge in apple & cherry crostata, vanilla gelato, or pear & cranberry crisp, coconut-almond gelato, or pumpkin cheesecake, walnut crust whipped cream (gluten-free). Thanksgiving four-course dinner: $70 per person, $35 for children 10 & under exclusive of beverage, tax & 20% gratuity; Dinner: 2pm to 8pm; AR Cucina, 9531 Culver Blvd Culver City, CA 90232. 310-558-8800. http://www.arcucina.com/

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November 22, 2018:
Or…Head to sunny Santa Monica this Thanksgiving and enjoy a very happy Thanksgiving at Lunetta Dining and The Moon Bar. Let Proprietor and Chef Raphael Lunetta and Executive Chef Emilio Cuyuch prepare the perfect Holiday feast starting with a choice of Pancetta Wrapped Diver Sea Scallop, The Garden of Organic Hearts Salad, Roasted Chestnut Soup, or the Red Deep Sea Crab. Next, available options are: Oven-Roasted All-Natural Mary’s Heritage + Maple Herb Turkey, the Six-Hour Slow Cooked Osso-Buco and Chef Lunetta’s legendary Jiraffe Classic Bouillabaisse. Delicious sides are available. Then enjoy the Chocolate Banana Cream Pie, Dutch Apple Pie + Vanilla Ice Cream, or the Pumpkin Spiced Mascarpone for dessert. Thanksgiving Three-Course Dinner for $74.00 (per adult) and $34.00 (per child 10 and under) on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Dinner times: 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm; a 20% service charge added to all parties; Lunetta Dining, 2420 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310.581.9888; www.LunettaSM.com

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November 22, 2018:

Culina at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills will offer its elaborate Thanksgiving Buffet Style Brunch. This year, a specially built Holiday Pavilion has been created in a different area of the Hotel and will also include “Live Music” and “Bottomless Mimosa’s” for an all-inclusive price of $135.00 (per adult) and 69.00 (per child 5 – 12 years). Both the restaurant and the pavilion will include: A live Breakfast Station featuring every kind of breakfast item you can think of, with made to order omelets, waffles, and more; The Farmers Market Station; A carving station offers an array of meats and there is also fresh seafood, oysters, clams, etc…plus sushi. Desserts come next with so many choices.
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Photo Courtesy of Culina

Check out the new Thanksgiving Holiday Pavilion by Culina – info is on the website along with Thanksgiving dinner menus; $135.00 (per adult) and $69.00 (children ages 5 to 12 years); Dinner times; 11:00am – 6:00pm; Culina at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 300 South Doheny, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.860.4000; http://www.CulinaRestaurant.com

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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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