ThApri28-May1-MalibuGuitarFestival-postere Malibu Guitar Festival presented by D ‘Angelico Guitars, offically kicks off today. The event will be held from April 28- May 1, and features a stellar line-up of nationally recognized artists to perform at the 2nd annual event held in Malibu, California.

You can read more about the festival on our Upcoming Events Page.

Friday April 29: 9:00am – 1:00am the festival officially kicks off with a concert at Casa Escobar (22969 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu Beach, 90265).
Opening concert features RSO with Richie Sambora and Orianthi, and special guest Albert Lee. Additional performers include, Laurence Juber, The Costello Band with Elijah Wood, The Maze with Michelle Wolf, Stone Age and Lyric Dubee.

To purchase tickets for tonight’s event (Friday, April 29, 2016), at Casa Escobar,

What: Malibu Guitar Festival
Where: Casa Escobar, 22969 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu Beach, 90265
When: 9:00am – 1:00am


Fri-April29-haleARTS-AlanKupchickIn Santa Monica…

hale ARTS presents “This Way and That Way” a solo show by photographer Alan Kupchick.

“Boston, Massachusetts. 2015” Limited Edition Print29 in. x 24 in. Framed

Alan Kupchick is a prolific photographer whose work has been shown in curated group shows, solo shows and museum shows throughout California. Alan is the recipient of several of the Lucie Foundation’s International Photography Awards including a finalist as “Discovery of Year” and part of the Farmani Gallery’s Lucie Best of Show exhibit.

On view: April 29 – May 11, 2016

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


In Venice…
Enjoy a MOPLA show

SPARSE is a group show from six photographers from the LA and NY area.  The show is being run by Tiny Gallery of Venice Beach, a new contemporary fine art photography gallery (insta:@tinygallery) The theme for the show is desert and large scale photographic prints will be exhibited.  

Artists exhibiting:  Amanda Marsalis, Grace Denis, Isa Wipfli, Pascal Shirley, Patrick Fraser, Shawn Hanna.

On view: April 29 – May 8, 2016

What: Opening reception
Where: Tiny Gallery, 324 Sunset Ave, Unit G, Venice CA 90291
When: 6:00pm – 9:00pm


In Hollywood…

PHOTO INDEPENDENT celebrates photography with its all weekend art fair at Raleigh Studios.  A complete collector experience for fine art photo enthusiasts, PHOTO INDEPENDENT has brought back PHOTOBOOK INDEPENDENT once again this year to provide a comprehensive look at the photography landscape including the best independent fine art photographers that are not represented by galleries. 

SSun-May1-2016-21st Editions Murray WorldsApart for photobookee image: Michael Murray – Worlds Apart – 21st Editions 

Enjoy over 100 photographers and 50 fine art photography publishers participating in PHOTOBOOK INDEPENDENT. The shows will also present a special Mobile Photography exhibition and specialized programs including panel discussions and workshops.

General admission: The Weekend Pass admits one person to Photo Independent for April 30 and May 1, 2016. A Weekend Pass ticket is $30, with a $5 discount when purchased online. The VIP Pass is $60, with a $10 discount when purchased online. Or come to the opening night party on Friday (7-10pm) and come back throughout the entire weekend for $105 (with a $10 discount when purchased online)   

Click Here to purchase tickets

Where: Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90038
When: 7:00pm – 10:00pm