Here is an updated list of events for the last half of April. As always…subscribers are notified. You can also LIKE LAArtParty’s FB Page to find out when updates are posted.  FYI – we will be adding ONE more update for April.

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April 18, 2018:
Join Los Angeles Art Association for Conversations with the Artists. The art talk takes place in conjunction with four solo exhibitions by artists Shula Singer Arbel, Christine Kline, Randi Matushevitz and Diane Williams.
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On view: March 17 – April 20, 2018; Art Talk: 7pm; Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90069; https://www.laaa.org/

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April 18, 2018:
CROSS-HATCHED | IMPRESARIOS, INC. Performed by pianist Adam Tendler with vocalist Joan La Barbara, all the works in this program reflect the close collaboration and inter-relationships of Jasper Johns with John Cage and Merce Cunningham, or were performed at the Impresarios, Inc. events. Please call Visitor Services at (213) 232-6250 or email ticketing@thebroad.org; The Broad, 221 South Grand Ave., LA, 90012; https://www.thebroad.org/

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April 19, 2018:
The DAC Gallery is pleased to present, “Tony Brown + Paul Greeley: It Belongs To His,” an exhibition of new works on paper by two artists whose visual arts practices span a combined eight decades. On view: April 19 – May 24, 2018; Art Party: 6 – 8pm; DAC Gallery + ECF Downtown L.A. Art Center, 431 S. Broadway, LA, 90013; 
http://www.dacgallery.com

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April 19, 2018: 

The Loft at Liz’s offers an artist Meet and Greet with Marinella Paolini. “Cross the Line” is curated by Guy Dill and presented in conjunction with MOPLA (Month of Photography LA). Art party: 7-9pm; The Loft at Liz’s, 453 S. La Brea Ave, LA, 90036; http://www.theloftatlizs.com/

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April 20 – 22, 2018:
Downtown…As part of the 15th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center), Complexions Contemporary Ballet presents StarDust featuring the music of the late David Bowie. Visit the Upcoming Event Feature for additional info about the show. Tickets start at $34 and are available online at musiccenter.org/complexions; at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Box Office, 135 N. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012; or by calling (213) 972-0711; Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7:30pm; Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 7:30pm; Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00pm; http://musiccenter.org/complexions

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April 21, 2018:  
Corey Helford Gallery hosts a meet n’ greet with Camilla d’Errico, who will be giving away 200 free 5” x 7” mini-prints of one of Camilla’s show paintings on a first come, first serve basis. The artist will also be bringing 50 copies of “Ursula” an 8.5” x 11” hand embellished print, signed and numbered, as well as selling “Iris” and “Harmonie” prints (two pieces from her latest show). On view: April 7 – May 5, 2018; Event runs: 12pm – 2pm; COREY HELFORD GALLERY, 571 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90033; http://www.coreyhelfordgallery.com/

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In Santa Monica…Blue 7 is hosting a closing reception for the show for a group show titles “Ordinary to Extraordinary.” Art Party: 2-5pm. Blue 7 Gallery, 3129 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA, 90405: https://blue7gallery.com/

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April 21, 2018:
In Santa Monica…At Bergamot, Lora Schlesinger Gallery presents “Of Time and Structure,” Ron Rizk’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery, featuring a new series of paintings.
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Ron Rizk, Crossing, 2017, Oil on Panel, 24″ x 36″

Also opening tonight…”Alliterations,” Sophia Dixon Dillo’s second solo exhibition with the gallery, featuring a new series of works on paper. On view: April 21 – May 26, 2018; Art Party: 4-6pm; Lora Schlesinger Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave B5b, Santa Monica, CA 90404; http://loraschlesinger.com/

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April 21, 2018:  
Also at Bergamot…Skidmore Contemporary hosts an artist talk by Brighton Smith and exhibition closing reception for Flowers Paintings. See LAArtParty’s Upcoming Event Feature to read more about the exhibition. Art Talk: 4:00pm; Reception immediately following; Skidmore Contemporary Art, Bergamot, 2525 Michigan Avenue, B-4, Santa Monica, CA  90404; http://skidmorecontemporaryart.com/

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April 21, 2018:

One more at Bergamot…Leslie Sacks Gallery hosts a reception for  Charles Christopher Hill “Origin Story.” The exhibition will feature Hill’s iconic stitch–works from the mid-1970s to early-1980s. Ten of these vintage and historical works will be on view-some never before exhibited. On View: April 21 – June 2, 2018; Art Party: 5-7pm. Bergamot, 2525 Michigan Ave B5b, Santa Monica, CA 90404; http://www.lesliesacks.com/

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April 21, 2018:
Hannah Hoffman Gallery hosts artist Tom Burr, in conversation with William J. Simmons. Burr (b. 1963) lives and works in New York. Sedimental, a survey of Tom Burr’s work, is currently on view at the SCAD Museum of Art, alongside No Access, Burr’s 2015 architecturally scaled outdoor installation. Art Talk: 4pm; This event is free and open to the public.RSVP here: info@hannahhoffmangallery.com – Hannah Hoffman, 1010 N Highland Ave., LA, 90038; 
http://hannahhoffmangallery.com

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April 21, 2018:
In the mid-city area…TAG Gallery celebrates artists Sally Jacobs, Ernie Marjoram, Toni Reinis, and Jenny Revitz Soper; On view: April 17 – May 12, 2018; Art Party: 5-8pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd. LA 90036; 
https://www.taggallery.net/

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April 21, 2018:
As part of MOPLA (Month of Photography) Santa Monica Art Studios & ARENA 1 Gallery present two photography exhibitions….“Construction,” a group show about memory and fabrication and “Off the Clock” featuring members of the American Photographic Association in South Hangar Gallery. Art Party: 6-9pm; Santa Monica Art Studios & ARENA 1 Gallery, 3026 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405; http://www.santamonicaartstudios.com/

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April 21, 2018:
Artlife Gallery hosts a group exhibition titled “Shine.” Featuring artwork by: Melody Brown, Linzi Lynn, Karen Miller, Melody Brown, Judy Lange, Nicolas Kolesnikov, Joanne Mattillo- Chase, Larry Lubow, Santiago Aulet, Joel Luna, and Vanesa Andrade. There will be live music, refreshments, and an opportunity to meet the featured artists. On view: April 21 – April 2nd, 2018; Art Party 6-9pm; Artlife Gallery, 720 C S. Allied Way. Plaza El Segundo. El Segundo, Ca 90245. (310) 938-2511; http://artlifesouthbay.com/

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April 21, 2018:
Take a trip to Brea and take in “MADE IN CALIFORNIA” at the Brea Gallery. Los Angeles artist Linda Stelling will particpate in the group exhibition. Stelling is an American artist living in Los Angeles whose work revolves around the curvilinear form.
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Linda Stelling, SANTA FE, 46×66 acrylic; 

The painter has returned to her abstract roots and creates large colorful paintings that are meant to instill a psychic vibration. Her work is recognized in both Europe and the US. On view: April 21 through June 15, 2018. Art Party: 7-9pm; Brea Gallery, 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA 92821; 714-990-7730; http://www.breagallery.com Find out more a out Linda Stelling on her website – https://lindastelling.com/

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April 21, 2018:

The Canyon Club presents Dixie Dregs as part of the Dawn of the Dregs Tour! Visit the Upcoming event Feature for more info. Doors 6pm. Headliner 9:00pm; $38 / $48 / $58 / $78 + applicable fees; The Canyon – Agoura Hills, 28912 Roadside Drive Agoura Hills, CA 91301-3304; https://wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com/canyon-agoura-hills/

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April 22, 2018:
BAFL/The Baltic American Freedom League presents- An Evening with World-Renowned Artist and Musician Mark Kostabi.Limited seats and time remaining! Meet the artist and listen as he plays the piano, sharing a few favorites with the group. Mark Kostabi, an Estonian- American is best known for his paintings of faceless figures, which often comment on contemporary political, social and psychological issues. Tickets are $25 pre-sale, and $35 at the door – CLICK HERE for additional info. The price includes a delightful buffet and a welcome drink. The Venice Institute of Contemporary Art (ViCA), in support of this important event, is offering a 20% discount at the door on the first 25 people who offer the following code: BAFLViCA. If you’d prefer to pay in advance and receive the discount, contact juri@veniceica.org Event runs: 4:00pm – 7:00pm; Estonian House Inc, 1306 West 24th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007; https://bafl.com/

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April 25, 2018:
MuzeuMM kicks off its first event of “One Night Stand” featuring performing artist Nelson Loskamp and artist and gallery owner Lena Moross. Vodka shots potatoes and pickles to follow. Art Party: 5-10pm; MuzeuMM, 4817 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016; See FB Pagehttp://www.muzeumm.com; http://www.chaircut.com

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April 27, 2018:
Previews start tonight for Blues in the Night (official opening is May 2, 2018) at the Lovelace Studio Theater. Performances run April 27 – May 20, 2018, Tues – Fri at 8pm; Sat & Sun at 2:30pm & 8pm; Single tickets: $60 – $75 (prices subject to change). Lovelace Studio 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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April 28, & 29, 2018:
Santa Monica Wine Fest (SMWF) offers hundreds of amazing wines from around the world — including Obvious Wines (one of my all-time favorite wine companies. The event will also feature live music. Event runs Saturday, April 28th 1st Session: 12:00pm* – 3:00pm; 2nd Session: 5:30pm* – 8:30pm; Sunday, April 29th, 3rd Session: 12:00pm* – 3:00pm *All VIP ticket holders will get 30 minutes early access for each session. Click Here to purchase Tickets! Santa Monica Wine Festival, Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405; https://santamonicawinefest.com

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April 28, 2018:
The Fahey/Klein Gallery is pleased to present Ballenesque, Roger Ballen: A Retrospective; a solo exhibition featuring the works of US-Born/South Africa-based artist, Roger Ballen. Best known for his probing, often challenging images that exist in a space between painting, drawing, installation, and photography, Ballen has achieved global recognition with a series of startling monographs and exhibitions spanning four decades. Our exhibition, which coincides with Ballen’s newly released publication of the same name (Thames & Hudson) is based on an entirely new appraisal of Ballen’s archive, with a view well beyond his monographic projects. On view: April 28 – June 16, 2018; Art Party: 2-4pm; Fahey/Klein Gallery, 148 N. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; http://www.faheykleingallery.com/

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April 28, 2018:
In the mid-city area…TAG Gallery hosts an art talk in conjunction with its current exhibition featuring artists Sally Jacobs, Ernie Marjoram, Toni Reinis, and Jenny Revitz Soper.
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On view: April 17 – May 12
, 2018; Art Talk: 3pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd. LA 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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April 28, 2018:
In Santa Monica…bG Gallery hosts its official grand opening tonight and its closing reception for “Stranger than Fiction,” a group exhibition of artworks inspired by unbelievable but true facts. On view: April 14, – April 29, 2018; Closing Art Party: 6-8pm; bG Gallery’s Gestalt Projects Space, 3009 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica; http://bGartGalleries.com

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April 28, 2018: 
KP Projects presents “Henri Dauman : Looking Up,” the artist’s first U.S. solo exhibition, spanning four decades as a photojournalist and photographer. Seminal, yet relatively unknown by name, Dauman’s work captures a powerful cultural and social narrative that serves as elegant testimony to modern America. On view: April 28th – May 12th, 2018; Art Party: 7–10pm; Free admission – RSVP essential rsvp@kpprojects.net323.933.4408; KP Projects, 170 S. La Brea Ave. LA, CA 90036; http://kpprojects.net/

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April 29, 2018:
IVAN Gallery celebrates the art of Freda Nessim. On view: April 29 – May 24, 2018; 1 – 5pm; IVAN Gallery, 2701 S. Robertson Blvd. LA 90034; https://www.facebook.com/IVANartgallery/

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