Insmall-Fri-8.24-MalibuRacketClub-JerryShevik Malibu, tonight is the start of a two day art opening at the Malibu Racquet Club for the exhbition And The Past Reared Its Head.

Photographer Jerry Shevick starts off vintage slides taken from both his life and from the lives of others which are then projected, re-shot and re-imagined.

Finally he works with a master printer to complete the final tweaks.

Appetizers and spirits will be served.

What: Opening Reception, And The Past Reared Its Head
Where: Malibu Racquet Club, 23847 Stuart Ranch Rd. Malibu, CA 90265
When: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Fri-Aug24-HALE Essi ZimmOr in Santa Monica…

Stop into haleARTS S P A C E who will hold an opening reception for artists Essi Zimm and Krista Jiannacopoulos.

Enjoy their on going series “Emerging Artists for Emerging Collectors.” Refreshments and popcorn will be served.

What:  Artist Reception, Essi Zimm and Krista Jiannacopoulos
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 Downtown, PLAY MOCA, a collaborative multimedia festival continues in celebration of Los Angeless cultural vitality and diversity.

PLAY MOCA is presented by SMASHBOX COSMETICS and curated by IAMSOUND and IO ECHO.

COCO, an L8.17 play moca.A. based design group, including alumni from SCI-ARC, L.A.’s internationally renowned architecture school, will help transform the museum courtyard into a performance space.

The event will feature the Cults and Lord Huron as well as a DJ set by Victoria Bergsman (Taken By Trees)and visuals by Emmett Malloy.

Be aware that you MUST RSVP. See their website for more details.

Where: MOCA Geffen Contemporary, 152 N. Central Ave. LA 90013
When:  6:00 –8:00 pm
Phone: 213 626.6222

ArchitectureMeetsArt IsmaelCazarezAnother fun event in the downtown area…Architecture meets Art presents an opening reception for COSMIC ENERGY Paintings, Sculpture, Ceramics & Mixed Media by Ismael Cazarez.

This is a private loft…Special access for LA Art Party people. Please RSVP to Lisa at 805.217.2186.

What: Private Loft Invitation only
Where: THE SALON AT EASTERN COLUMBIA, 849 South Broadway, Loft 905 LA 90014, Corner of 9th & Broadway
When: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Phone: 805.217.2186