Labor Day weekend is here! If you are a foodie, you are probably at the TASTE presented by the LA Times. It is our final top ten event for August 2019. September 1 is the last day of this three-day foodie extravaganza. 

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September 1, 2019:
In Santa Monica…It’s Sunday, the day before Labor Day…head to an annual community festival, the Broad Fest, presented by The Broad Stage. Enjoy an afternoon of music, dance and interactive entertainment. This free outdoor event features music performances, a live DJ, dance lessons and other activities for the whole family. Event runs: 2-7pm: FREE
 Admission AND parking; RSVP HERE; The Eli & Edythe Broad Stage, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica CA 90401; https://thebroadstage.org

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September 2, 2019:
In Marina del Rey…Enjoy brunch and bubbly and set off on a morning cruise for your Labor Day weekend! In addition to salty breezes and abundant sunshine, Hornblower’s Brunch Cruise includes live jazz music, free-flowing champagne, and a delicious brunch buffet. Tickets are $75 per person, with discounted prices for seniors, military personnel and children. CLICK HERE for more info. Event runs 12:00 – 2:00pm (boarding starts at 11:30am);13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; https://www.hornblower.com

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September 1 – 2, 2019:
Or in Hermosa…I’ve attended the Fiesta Hermosa event several times, and it’s always fun. It takes place today and tomorrow Labor Day. The annual festival runs from 10am-6pm in Downtown Hermosa Beach on Pier Plaza, Hermosa Avenue and lower Pier Avenue, Hermosa; http://fiestahermosa.net/

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September 1 – 2, 2019:
In San Pedro…Start celebrating the holiday early. Fleet Week is a multi-day celebration of our nation’s Sea Services held on the L.A. Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles. The event began this past Thursday, but continues through Labor Day Weekend. This FREE family friendly event features public ship tours, live music, and more. Check website for event info. https://www.lafleetweek.com/

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September 1 – 2, 2019:
Do you like Greek food? Then go to the Long Beach Greek Festival this holiday weekend…The Assumption Greek Orthodox Church hosts this fun event with live music, all kinds of dancing and of course Greek food and product booths, children’s games. Event runs Noon – 9 pm; Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 5761 E. Colorado St, Long Beach 90814; Check the website for admission prices and to CONFIRM TIMES. http://www.lbgreekfest.org/

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September 5, 2019:
The Fahey/Klein Gallery is pleased to present Intangible Presence, a solo exhibition of works by renowned photographer Paolo Roversi. This exhibition will feature commanding portraits, nudes, and interior studio still lifes that underscore his deep and direct connection with his subject matter. On view: September 5 – October 12, 2019; Art Party: 7-9pm; The Fahey/Klein Gallery, 148 N. La Brea Avenue, LA 90036; http://www.faheykleingallery.com/

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September 6 -8, 2019:
Classic Photographs Los Angeles hosts its 10th annual fair at Bergamot Station. The event will be held at the new location for the ROSE Gallery B-7 (yes, that is the old Robert Berman Gallery space). Admission is Free; Friday: 6-8pm; Saturday: 11am-7pm; Sunday: 11am-5pm; Rose Gallery (B-7), Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., SM; http://classicphotographsla.com

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September 7, 2019:

Bergamot Station hosts several art parties tonight….Remember Skidmore Contemporary Gallery, one of out top ten events celebrates new exhibitions – “Eric Nash: Drive,” and Terry Leness: Road Trip” from 4-6pm.

Also from 4-6pm...Lora Schlesinger Gallery (B5b) hosts a reception for two new exhibitions. “Patty Wickman: All is Leaf,” “Ron Rizk: A Wandering Point of View.”

From 5-7pm, two more galleries in the B building host openings. Craig Krull Gallery (B-3) presents thee exhibitions…”Trending and Non-trending,” an exhibition of new paintings and sculpture by Greg Colson, “Mothership” by J.A. Feng, and Laura Forman’s “New York.”
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From left to right: Works by J.A. Feng, Greg Colson, Laura Forman

Then stop by Leslie Sacks Gallery (B-6), for an opening for artist Jon Krawczyk….also from 5-7pm.

Let’s not forget…Classic Photographs Los Angeles (B-7) is open in that same area of the arts center until 7pm tonight (see above – earlier listing), so be sure to check it out.

Just across in the A buildingGestalt Project Space at bG Gallery (A-2) exhibits “The Body in Parts” at its new space from 5-9pm 

Then walk to the other side of Bergamot to the E building. Lois Lambert Gallery (E-3) offers an artist reception for a group show titled “Truthiness” from 6-9pm;

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September 7, 2019:
Culver City offers several art openings on La Cienega Blvd, LA, 90034. Here is a list in order of address (heading South – from the Venice Blvd….to Washington).

Honor Fraser (2622 S. La Cienega Blvd.): “Optimistically Melting!” Kenny Scharf 6-8pm;

Fabrik Projects Gallery (2636 S. La Cienega Blvd): “Memory of a Space” Jessie Chaney; “Defining Shadows” Maureen Haldeman 6-9pm;

walter maciel gallery (2642 La Cienega Blvd): Cynthia Ona Innis, Brendan Lott 6-8pm;

Anat Ebgi (2660 S La Cienega Blvd): “Boring Art,” Tammi Campbell 5-7pm;

Across the street…Luis De Jesus Los Angeles (2685 S. La Cienega Blvd): “LAURA KRIFKA: The Game of Patience” 6-8pm;

Back on the other side of the street…George Billis Gallery (2716 S. La Cienega Blvd): “Capturing Light: New Landscapes by Bruce Everett,” 5-8pm;

Edward Cella Art+Architecture (2754 S. La Cienega Blvd): ” Ruth Pastine: Sublime Terror – 6-8pm;

Kopeikin Gallery (2766 S. La Cienega Blvd): Mitch Dobrowner “Still Earth,” Erick Beltz “The Sun, The Moon and Stars, and The Void” 6-8pm;

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September 7, 2019:
Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design presents the exhibition “Centennial: 100 Years of Otis College Alumni.” Celebrating Otis College’s one hundredth year, Centennial is a group exhibition of selected works by notable alumni spanning the 1920s to the 2010s. On view September 7 – December 7, 2019; Art Party: 5-8pm; Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd Fl 1, LA 90045; https://www.otis.edu/ben-maltz-gallery

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September 7, 2019:

In the Mid-Wilshire area…TAG Gallery presents new exhibitions…”Cosmic Dream” by Sunny Kim, “Looking East” by Ernie Marjoram, and “Tumbleweed” by Marion Wood. Also opening in the Loft Gallery “The Human Beast,” featuring the art of Jan and Maxine Kim Stussy. On view: August 27 – September 19, 2019; Art Party: 5-8pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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September 7, 2019:
Close by David Kordansky Gallery offers an artist reception for “Shit Moms,” an exhibition of new paintings and animated videos by Tala Madani. “Shit Moms” is Madani’s second show at the gallery and will take place in all three of its exhibition spaces, making it one of her largest and most varied exhibitions to date. On view: September 7 – October 19, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; David Kordansky Gallery, 5130 W. Edgewood Pl., LA 90019; https://www.davidkordanskygallery.com

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September 7, 2019:
Head North on La Brea…KP Projects presents “Chroma,” a group exhibition featuring works by DeeDee Cheriel, Danny Galieote, Mercedes Helnwein, Mel Kadel, Gosha Levochkin, JP Neang, and Luis Sanchez. Art Party: 7-10pm; KP Projects Gallery, 633 N. La Brea Ave., Suite 104, Los Angeles CA 90036 (South of Melrose, West side of the street); http://www.kpprojects.net

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September 7, 2019:

In the West Adams area…Chimento Contemporary celebrates the art of Pamela Smith Hudson.
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Smith Hudson’s exciting new body of works on panel, prints on paper, and large-scale paintings embrace the internal and external pressures of living in Los Angeles. On view: September 7 – October 19, 2019; Art Party: 5-8pm; Chimento Contemporary, 4480 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90016; https://chimentocontemporary.net;

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September 7, 2019:
Also in the West Adams area…Lowell Ryan Projects presents If The Moon Turns Green, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Erin Trefry. The show will feature a series of new works including paintings, assemblage and sculptures that are composed of various materials including oil paint, ceramics and sartorial objects such as clothing, shoes, and handbags. On view: September 7 – October 12, 2019; Art Party: 7-9pm; Lowell Ryan Projects, 4851 West Adams Blvd., LA, 90016; https://www.lowellryanprojects.com/

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September 7, 2019:
Downtown…In the Bendix Building, 1206 Maple Ave., LA, 90015...you will find several art parties from 7-10pm – be aware 515 ends at 9pm;
Von Lintel Gallery (#212): Mark Sheinkman;

515 Gallery (#515): “Reunited in LA,” Brian Doan, Truc Thanh Nguyen, UuDam Tran Nguyen

Tiger Strikes Asteroid Los Angeles (#523): “Warmly Persuasive: ICOSA in L.A” 
Durden and Ray (#832): Group show
Track 16 (#1005): Elyse Pignolet “You Should Calm Down” 

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September 7, 2019:
Also downtown…Over the Influence, Los Angeles presents the first solo exhibition of work by New York-based artist Todd James. “THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME” will feature large scale paintings and works on paper, James’s new body of work features intricate scenes of interior spaces and female subjects surrounded by household objects such as books and teapots as well as bongs and cigarettes. On View: September 8 – October 27, 2019; Art Party: 5-8pm; Wine and Beer will be offered. RSVP for the FREE event – rsvpla@overtheinfluence.com; The Influence, 833 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013; http://overtheinfluence.com/

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September 8, 2019:
LA Artcore celebrates a solo exhibition of paintings by Zara Monet Feeney. Art Party: 1-3pm; LA Artcore, 650 S Avenue 21, Los Angeles, CA 90031; https://laartcore.org

Then at its other location…”Places: Famous and Ordinary,” by Jennifer Lanski opens at LA Artcore Union Center from. Art Party: 3-5pm; 120 Judge John Aiso St A, Los Angeles, CA 90012; https://laartcore.org

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September 12, 2019:
Downtown…Celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions at GDCA in conjunction with the Downtown Art Walk. “Autumn” is a group show featuring Painting, Photography, Mixed Media and Sculpture. Also opening…a solo exhibition titled “Fusion by Jane Marshall. On view: September 5th – 30th, 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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September 14, 2019:
Downtown…Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles hosts a public opening to celebrate two talented artists – Charles Gaines, and Philip Guston.
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Charles Gaines, Numbers and Trees: Palm Canyon, Palm Trees Series 2, Tree #1, Cahuilla (Detail), 2019 © Charles Gaines. Photo: Fredrik Nilsen

This is Hauser & Wirth’s first exhibition with the American artist and revered Los Angeles educator. Gaines will unveil new grid works that focus on native trees from Palm Canyon, Gaines employs his singular ‘systems’ – methods he has engaged for over four decades to challenge subjectivity and direct personal experience.

‘Resilience: Philip Guston in 1971’ is the first solo Los Angeles exhibition in over half a century dedicated to American artist Philip Guston. The exhibition sheds light on a pivotal year that launched Guston into the final prolific decade of his career, during which he painted what are now celebrated as some of the most important works of art of the 20th Century. On view: Art Party: 3-7pm; Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 901 East 3rd Street, LA, 90013; https://www.hauserwirth.com

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September 14, 2019:
In the Mid-Wilshire area…Enjoy an artist walkthrough at TAG Gallery in conjunction with its three solo exhibitions, currently on view…”Cosmic Dream” by Sunny Kim, “Looking East” by Ernie Marjoram, and “Tumbleweed” by Marion Wood. On view: August 27 – September 19, 2019; Artist Walkthrough: 3pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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September 14, 2019:
In the Rampart District…Gabba Gallery hosts four solo exhibitions featuring the art of M. Christy, Warren Jacobson, Hope Kroll, and Nicole Bruckman. Art Party: 7-11pm; Gabba Gallery, 3126 Beverly Blvd., LA, 90057; https://www.gabbagallery.com/

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September 14, 2019:
C Gallery Fine Art features contemporary work by the noted Los Angeles-based painter Theodore Svenningsen with his realistic style paintings from his “railroad series” featuring train cars and tracks, often set in desolate and lonely winter conditions. CLICK HERE to read more on the Event Feature (on the Upcoming Events Page). On view: September 14, 2019 – October 6, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm C Gallery Fine Art, 441 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802; http://www.cgalleryonbroadway.com

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September 15, 2019:
Santa Monica’s COAST runs across two miles of city streets, and will be closed to cars including Ocean Avenue from Wilshire Boulevard to Colorado. Anta Monica with art, music, and lots more. Event runs: 10am-4pm; For more info, CLICK HERE.

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September 21, 22, 2019:
The Los Angeles Chocolate, Wine and Spirits Festival, sponsored by ShopSK and supporting Holiday Heroes, brings a unique experience to taste artisan chocolate, wine and spirits from around the globe, at the Glendale Civic Auditorium.
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See the Event Feature (on the Food / Wine / Beer Events drop-down of the Upcoming Events Page). Admission ranges from $25 – $65 per person; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets; Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 North Verdugo Road, Glendale, CA 91208; Event runs: Saturday, Sept 21, 2019, 11:00am – 5:00pm; Sunday, Sept 22, 2019, 11:00am – 5:00pm; https://chocolatewinespirits.weebly.com/

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September 21, 2019:
Downtown…GDCA hosts an artist reception for two new exhibitions “Autumn” – A group show featuring Painting, Photography, Mixed Media and Sculpture. Artists include: Angelique Antoniou, Karen Bystedt, Paul Kempe, Ty Joseph, more! Also opening…a solo exhibition titled “Fusion by Jane Marshall. On view: September 5th – 30th, 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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September 21, 2019:
In Santa Monica…No Free Bread Gallery celebrates the art of Vicky Steckel with an artist reception. Enjoy signature cocktails and proprietary wine provided by Ingo’s Tasty Diner and the Misfit. Art Party: 6-9; NFB, 1150 18th St., SM, 90403; https://www.nofreebreadgallery.com/

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September 27, 2019:
In Chinatown…Eastern Projects Gallery hosts an opening for a two-day pop-up exhibition. “Abstractions” is the debut solo exhibition of painter Eric Sanders, featuring a bold body of abstract paintings that drawing upon a reservoir of untapped creativity that he built up over thirty years working solely in the business world. Now retired from entrepreneurship, Sanders has made a 180º turn to devote his entire life to the arts, his original passion. Abstractions will premiere 40 abstract works on canvas along 40 digital artworks, some incorporating mixed media, and all created in an aesthetic flow specifically for this show. On View: September 27, 2019 – September 28, 2019; Art Party: 6pm – 10pm; Eastern Projects Gallery, 900 N Broadway #1090, LA, 90012; https://www.easternprojectsgallery.com

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