It’s the last half of the month…there will be one last update for October 2019. It will be posted by the 22nd (we will include some Halloween party options as well). 

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October 16, 2019:
Kohn Gallery presents an art talk with Enrique Martínez Celaya and Philippe de Montebello
Director Emeritus of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and Chairman of the Hispanic Society of America’s Board of Trustees. The art talk takes place in conjunction with its current exhibition “The Tears of Things.” The exhibit of new works by Los Angeles-based artist Enrique Martínez Celaya opened on September 13th. On view: September 13, 2019 – November 1, 2019; Art Talk 6-8pm; Seating is limited, RSVP HERE; Kohn Gallery, 1227 North Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038; https://www.kohngallery.com

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October 17, 2019:
Join The Hellenic Initiative on the West Coast for its first New Leaders fundraiser at Le Grand Restaurant in downtown LA!
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Network with a Purpose with some nibbles, some cocktails, lots of introductions and talk about the work that THI does to help the people of Greece.
Event runs 6:30-9:00pm; Le Grand Restaurant, 707 South Grand Avenue, LA, 90017; https://legrand-restaurant.com; https://www.facebook.com/TheHellenicInitiative/


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October 17, 2019:
Los Angeles Art Association hosts ‘Conversations with the Artists.’ The art talk will feature several artists from the current exhibition titled “Coy,” as well as juror Phyllis Hofberg. On view: September 14 – October 18, 2019; Art Talk: 7pm; Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90069; https://www.laaa.org/

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October 17, 2019:
Iconic singer Grace Slick, of Jefferson Airplane will be in attendance at the opening night of her art exhibition at Mr. Musichead Gallery! The multi-talented Slick has been painting full-time since retiring from performing music in the 1990s. Like her famous tune, “White Rabbit,” many of her paintings explore the meaning, influence, and characters from Alice In Wonderland – the White Rabbit is one of her most oft-painted subjects. The artist has chosen Venice Arts (one of LAAP’s sponsored nonprofits) as the beneficiary. On view: October 17, 2019 – November 2, 2019; Admission is $75; Art Party: 7-10pm; Mr Musichead Gallery, 7420 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046; https://www.mrmusichead.com/events/grace-slick-2019


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October 17, 2019:
Tarantina is returning to Club Bahia, and it’s getting a full Halloween makeover, modeling itself after the vampire bar at the center of “From Dusk Til Dawn,” complete with vampire shot girls, and four gruesome new acts: including a hair-hanging acrobatic performance, live snakes, an occult ritual inspired by Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, and a beautiful performance by The Bride from Kill Bill in her blood-stained wedding dress.
Doors open: 8:15; Show begins at 9:15pm; Admission ranges from $25-$300; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets; Club Bahia, 1130 Sunset Blvd., LA 90012; https://tarantinashow.com/
 
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October 19, 20, 2019:
The Beverly Hills artSHOW takes place this weekend from 10am to 5pm on Santa Monica Blvd. See the Event Feature for all the details. This is a FREE event. http://beverlyhills.org/

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October 19, 2019:
Experience Lou Stoumen’s “Naked Eye” at dnj Gallery. The film screening and conversation is free and open to the public. This takes place in conjunction with its current exhibition “New York, New York” by Lou Stoumen; For more info about the exhibition visit the Event Feature. To attend the event, please RSVP to office@dnjgallery.net or call 310.315.3551; Event runs: 1-3p; dnj Gallery 3015 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica 90404; http://dnjgallery.net/

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October 19, 2019:
M+B Photo is pleased to announce Silver. Skate. Seventies., an exhibition of black and white photographs by Hugh Holland on the occasion of the release of his latest monograph published by Chronicle Chroma Books. On view: October 19 – November 9, 2019; Enjoy tacos and beer; Art Party 4-7pm; M+B Photo, 612 North Almont Drive, LA, 90069; https://www.mbart.com

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October 19, 2019:
A new exhibition from Los Angeles architecture studio Brooks + Scarpa will open at 18th Street Arts Center’s Airport Gallery. “DENSE-CITY: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital” explores urban development, cultural equity, and access to public space with models, plans, visualizations, and drawings etc. On view: October 19 – December 14, 2019; Art Party 5-7pm; 18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405; https://18thstreet.org/

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October 19, 2019:
bG Gallery continues its newly-incepted residency at Bergamot Station with “Portal,” a show that asks the viewer open their mind, and be lifted toward fantastical realms, surrealist fantasies, and mystical manifestations of transcendent transmissions from a series of artists–known and unknown.
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There will be a group exhibit opening and preview for awards ceremony at 6pm; On view: October 19 – November 2, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; bG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave. #A2, Santa Monica, CA 90404;  http://www.santamonica.bgartdealings.com/

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October 19, 2019:
In Culver City….”Fun House” curated by Courtney Rackley opens at Fabrik Gallery on October 19, 2019. The group show features Betsy Enzensberger, Chelsea Boxwell, Hugh Kretschmer, Linda Sue Price, Stacie Krajchir-Tom, Francisco Del Mar, Gary Adler, Courtney Rackley, Ruby Arden Campbell. On view: October 15 – 22, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; Fabrik Projects, 2636 S. La Cienega Blvd, LA, 90034; See FB Event Page.

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October 19, 2019:
Head East…Big Pictures Los Angeles throws an art party for “The Sick Rose,” an exhibition of new paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Los Angeles based artist Laurie Nye. Art Party: 6-10pm; Big Pictures Los Angeles, 2424 W. Washington Blvd, LA, 90018; http://bigpictures.la

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October 19, 2019:
In the Miracle mile area…Launch LA offers an opening reception for “A Love Letter,” a two-person exhibition by Lynne McDaniel and Lindsey Warren that poetically paints a love letter to the city of Los Angeles through light dappled vignets of the often overlooked corners of the city. On view: October 19 – November 16, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; Launch LA, 170 S La Brea Ave 90036; https://launchla.org/

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October 19, 2019:
In the West Adams area…Lowell Ryan Projects celebrates Los Angeles-based artist Alicia Piller’s first solo exhibition Spirit of the Times. On view: Lowell Ryan Projects, 4851 West Adams Blvd., LA 90016; https://www.lowellryanprojects.com/

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October 19, 2019:
In little Tokyo…KCRW, Film Independent and MOCA throw a FREE outdoor art party on the plaza at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA with food and libations, plus get down to sets from KCRW DJs Aaron Byrd and Novena Carmel.
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Art Party: 6-10pm; The Geffen Contemporary @ MOCA, 152 N Central Ave, LA, 90012; https://www.moca.org/visit/geffen-contemporary; https://events.kcrw.com/events

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October 20, 2019:
Shoshana Wayne Gallery presents Russell Crotty’s new paintings. The exhibition features an extensive body of work produced over the past four years, along with a selection of rare, seminal ballpoint pen drawings on paper-coated suspended globes. On view: October 20 – December 21, 2019; Art Party: 3 – 5pm; Shoshana Wayne Gallery, 4835 W. Jefferson Blvd. LA, 90016; https://shoshanawayne.com/

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October 20, 2019:
Keystone Art Space holds a a closing reception for “Golden Hour,” a two-person
exhibition featuring works by Los Angeles-based artists Chelsea Dean and Kyla Hansen. Event runs: 1-4pm
; Keystone Art Space, 338 S. Ave 16, LA, 90031; https://www.keystoneartspace.com/

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October 23, 2019:
Baik Art hosts an opening for “Anxiously Optimistic,” the gallery’s first solo show for Los Angeles-based artist, Kenny Scharf. From recent paintings to archived prints and editioned collaborations, Scharf’s exuberant iconography presents us with a lexicon of playful signifiers that are imbued with underlying themes of social and environmental strife. On view: Oct. 23 – Nov 22, 2019; Art Party: 6pm-8pm; Baik Art, 2600 South La Cienega Boulevard, LA, 90034; https://baikart.com

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October 23, 24, 2019:
Lucha VaVOOM—Los Angeles’ longest-running, celebrated variety show, where Mexican masked wrestling, burlesque, and comedy collide—returns to the City of Angels for its wildest Halloween event yet at Lucha VaVOOM’s home venue, the Mayan Theater. The two-night Halloween Spectacular event/performance is titled “Fiesta Fantasma.” Costumes are encouraged! Admission for this 21+ event is $40-$55; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets or go to the website. Doors open at 8pm; The Mayan Theater, 1038 S Hill St., LA; http://www.clubmayan.com/; http://luchavavoom.com/

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October 24, 2019:

The Fahey/Klein Gallery presents “Stephen Wilkes, Day to Night.” Wilkes creates images that capture fundamental elements of our world through the hourglass of a single day. His work is a synthesis of art and science, an exploration of time, memory, and history through the 24-hour rhythms of our daily lives.
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Blue Lagoon, Iceland, 2019 © Stephen Wilkes, courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles

On view: October 24 through November 30, 2019; Art Party: 7-9pm; Save the date: October 26, an art talk and book signing takes place from 2-4pm; Fahey/Klein Gallery, 148 N. La Brea Ave, LA, 90036; http://www.faheykleingallery.com/

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October 24-27, 2019:
The Los Angeles Jazz Institute, along with Founder/Director Ken Poston present its annual jazz festival. This year’s event “Out of this World Series of Big Band Jazz” is a celebration of big band jazz from around the world and features four days of concerts, rare films, and special presentations. Check website for exact times (Oct 24-27, 2019, 10:30am-9pm); Admission runs $15 – 425; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets; The Four Points Sheraton at Los Angeles Airport, 9750 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045; http://www.lajazzinstitute.org/

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October 25, 2019:
Head to the Annenberg Community Beach House…Adults are invited to the first-ever sunset swim with a spooky twist!! Wind down from the week and enjoy the heated pool on the beach. 18 and over, please! $10 Adult • $5 Senior Adult (60+) • Walk-up passes only. Event runs: 6-9pm; Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA, 90402; https://www.annenbergbeachhouse.com/

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October 26, 2019:
Jason Vass offers an opening reception for “Frontiers,” an exhibition of works by Tadashi Moriyama & Rachael Pease. 
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The artwork created by Moriyama and Pease reflects painstaking attention to detail and complex designs. Both artists have developed their intricate visual vocabularies organically out of their daily lives, where they are from, and the world around them. On view: October 26 – December 7, 2019; RSVP on the FB Event Page. Art Party: 5-8pm; Jason Vass, 1452 E. Sixth St. LA, 90021; http://jasonvass.com/;