In Santa Monica…

hFri-Jan24-haleArtsaleARTS S P A C E invites you to the opening reception for a group show featuring the work of Wanda Bourdeaux, Suzanne Claspy, Paul Guillemette and Marcus Maria Jung.

As always, enjoy a fun art party with fresh popped popcorn and wine.

On view: Jan 25th – Feb 5th

What: Opening reception
Where: haleARTS S P A C E, 2443 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405
When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310-314-8038

Or in West LA…

Jaus presents C-Note an Exhibition and Fundraiser for Syrian Children. ALL WORKS $100. All proceeds to UNICEF Syrian Crisis Fund. Organized by Ichiro Irie & Dasha Orlova; Co-hosted by Gabé Hirsch of UNICEF Next Generation

The exhibition will be a pop-up, salon style exhibition at JAUS featuring works by over 100 artists from Southern California, in an effort to raise awareness, contribute to the humanitarian effort, and raise money that will be donated to UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) specifically directed to children affected by the Syrian crisis.

Fri-Jan24-JausEvery piece in the show will be available for $100. All proceeds from the exhibition will be donated to UNICEF’s efforts in Syria. The works in the exhibition will span a variety of media, genre, and subject matter. In its entirety, we hope the project conveys a spirit of non-violence, co-existence and harmony among those with differentphilosophies and ways of life.

Featuring works by: Luciana Abait, Karla Aguíñiga, Jay Erker, Nancy Evans, Dan Everett, Don Flores, David French, Yvette Gellis, Eben Goff, Daniel Gonzalez (aka DGZB), Elan Greenwald, Ashley Hagen, Carlson Hatton, Luis Guillermo Hernandez, Fatima Hoang, Ichiro Irie, Karin Jancuk, Astrelle Johnquest, David McDonald, Marissa Mercado, Marcos Lutyens, Mathew Manos, Melly Trochez, Devon Tsuno, Marjan Vayghan, Maria Villote, and more!

Artwork available for presale at:

What: Opening reception
Where: Jaus, 11851 La Grange Ave., LA 90025
When: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 424.248.0781

In Palos Verdes…

It’s a good time to check out the newly remodeled Yassin and Norris Galleries of the Palos Verdes Art Center for an opening featuring the work of artist Keith Crown.

SFri-Jan24-PVArts-CrownImagePressee image: Keith Crown, Redondo Beach Pier with Fisherman, 1955, casein, 22″ x 30″

Presented by the Palos Verdes Art Center/Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education, “Keith Crown The California Paintings,” highlights the artist’s production during his years in Southern California, curated by PVAC Executive Director Joe Baker. Keith Crown.

Also opening tonight….”Don Crocker: Colors of Twilight” is an exhibition reflecting the ambiguous conditions of light just before nightfall, curated by Doug Meyer.

On view: January 24th – March 16

What: Opening reception
Where: Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 West Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes
When: Member preview 6-7pm/Public Opening 7-9pm
Phone: 310-541-247

And back to Santa Monica…

Kat and the Blues Hounds play our monthly gig at Sonny McLean’s on Wilshire in Santa Monica. We have had many incredible guest musicians sitting in…and are coming back….harp players, a trumpet player and more. We will even be joined by the incredible Greg Cruz who will be sitting in on guitar. If you like jazz and blues…we do a bit of both!!

Enjsmall-Kat-BluesHoundFlier-Sonnys-thruMAYoy FREE blues every 4th Friday (NOT last Friday) FREE music all night and the Food is fantastic!

We’ve got a great lineup….Bob Crickmore on Keys, John Wiemken on bass, Rick Bryan on Drums, with Lucky Wright on sax….plus we have guest guitarist Greg Cruz plus there’s a rummor that we’ll also have a guest trumpet player and harp player sittin’ in…it’s gonna be a crowded stage!

Be sure to LIKE our FB Page – Kat and the Blues Hounds

What: Live Music
Where: Sonnys McLean’s, 2615 Wilshire Blvd., in Santa Monica

When:  9:15 pm – 12:30 am
Phone: 310 449-1811