In the Eagle Rock, Highland Park area…NowSpace (5390 Alhambra Ave., LA 90032) hosts an opening reception for its artist in residence Eliza Fernand. 323-686-1982;


IFri-April22-2016-MOPLA-Wanderlustn Culver City…

Enjoy a MOPLA exhibition curated by Jessica Sample, “Wanderlust: A Silent Auction Benefit” aims to show us how the world is a beautiful, complex and fragile place. This is often most apparent to us through the lens of the traveler. 

This group show presents the travel photographs from emerging and established photographers, each of whom explore the world to discover their own deep and unique sense of place. Proceeds from the silent auction of the exhibited photographs will go to Mercy Corps, to benefit refugee aid, and to Wild Aid, to benefit wildlife protection.

On view: one night only

What: Art party
Where: The Arsenal, 8439 Warner Dr., Culver City, CA 90232
When: 7:00pm – 10:00pm – Friday, April 22, 2016


In Santa Monica…

Fri-April22-2016-18StArts-GuillermoGomez-PenaPerformance artist and writer Guillermo Gomez-Peña, currently in residence at the 18th Street Arts Center for the month of April, is joined by members of his troupe legendary La Pocha Nostra and participants in a four-night performance workshop, a “live art laboratory”open to community members, experimental performance artists, actors, dancers, theorists, activists and students that culminates in an open salon and public program on this Friday.

This event will offer an immersive performance art experience with a focus on the human body as a site for creation, reinvention, memory and activism. Particular emphasis is placed in the relationship between the human body and environment, using multiple sites to play with as spaces to create live images. This amazing cross-cultural, cross-disciplinary and cross-generational laboratory will feature new performance work by up to 16 participants.

To RSVP, Click HERE.

What: Open Salon – Performance Art
Where: 18th Street Arts Center – 1639 18th Street Continumm Studio, BLUE Bldg #1629, Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: 8:00pm 10:00pm – Friday, April 22, 2016