In4.6 HaleArts ShoMurase Santa Monica, stop into Hale Arts at Edgemar Center on Main Street. This charming gallery celebrates artists Patrick Awa & Sho Murase (see image) with an opening reception. Refreshments & their signature “POPart” POPcorn will be served.

What: Artist Reception – Opening Night – Patrick Awa & Sho Murase
Where: Hale Arts, Edgemar Complex 2443 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405, (Main Street between Pico & Ocean Park)
When: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Phone #: (310) 314-8038
Parking: 1 hour free validation at Edgemar Parking Lot.


4.6 AlteredSpace MicheleMikesellThen you may want to stay on the westside and head over to Venice for First Friday’s on Abbot Kinney.

Tonight Altered Space Gallery joins forces with Electric Lodge and presents aritst Michele Mikesell with a dual audio/visual performance with musical group DUO DEL SOL. The performance will be held at Electric Lodge, then walk down the street to Altered Space for the reception.

There w4.6 Alterspace MicheleMikesell rosie24x24ill also be a Giclee Print Series Giveaway following the performance. O.N.E Coconut Water is sponsoring the event.

*on-site parking available at Electric Lodge. Park at EL for the music performance, then walk down to Altered Space Gallery for the reception.

What: Artist reception, Michele Mikesell “Hugo, Oklahoma”
Where: 7:00 pm  Performance with DUO DEL SOL at Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice, CA, 90291
Where: 8:00 pm  Reception Altered Space Gallery, 1221 Abbot Kinney blvd., Venice, CA 90291
When: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Phone: 310-452-8121

Lowres BohemianExchange2Bohemian Exchange, one of my favorite shops will be staying open and having a special sale on selected items. Be sure to say hi to Deborah and the kitties. Bohemian Exchange is located at 1358 Abbot Kinney, at California 310.396.3044;

Got130bohemianexchangelogota pop into Zingara Trading, right next door at 1507 Abbot Kinney. They will be offering cider their famous S’mores. 310 392-6424;

Keep going South, back across the street, don’t forget to take a peek in, Kolu Clothing, located at 1653 Abbot Kinney, who will be offering 15% off all goodies and all kinds of sales.

4.6 SanchoOr head to Echo Park to Sancho Salon. for the opening night gala of REPURPOSED. The exhibition features Pauline Boyd and Cybelle Elena, two women who use recycled and repurposed materials to make fine art.

This exhibit runs Friday, April 5th – Sunday, April 8th

from 3-8p on Thursday – Saturday and 3-7:30p Sunday
What: Opening Reception, REPURPOSED , Pauline Boyd and Cybelle Elena

Where: Sancho, 1549 west sunset Blvd., in Echo Park 90026 

When:  7:00 pm – 11:00 pm