In Santa Monica…

haleARTS S P A C E is pleaseFri-Dec12-haleArts-AlanKupchickd to present “Gathering Nuts,” a collection of new works by photographer Alan Kupchick.

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: December 12 – December 24

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 Hollywood…

The aFri-Dec12-VeronicaDeJesus-LastProjectrt of Veronica De Jesus will be featured at LAST Projects in a new exhibit titled “Cars for Your Life.”

In her first solo exhibition the Los Angeles artist explores the complex relationship to cars and car culture.

At tonight’s event, De Jesus has invited three car salesmen from IO WEST LA to pitch 15 car drawings to gallery guests.

What: Opening reception
Where: LAST Projects 6456 Hollywood Blvd., #215, LA, 90046
When: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Phone: 323 356-4225

In the MIracle Mile area….

(just North of our Pick of the Week)…

Moskowitz Gallery will open itFri-Dec12-MoskowitzGallery-Olympus Opening flyers first large-scale installation titled “Olympus,” by artist Zachary Aronson.

Featuring 12 burned wood towers referencing Greek Mythology and a re-flooring of the gallery, Aronson’s installation will transform the space into an environment of contemplation by revisiting ancient mythologies through the guise of the imaginative experience.

On view: December 12th – January 12th, 2015

What: Opening reception
Where: Moskowitz Gallery, 743 N La Brea Ave., LA, 90038
When: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm


PØST, Los Angeles, presents the 30-minute video performance work of artist Jim Ovelmen, titled Western Skies.

IFrr-Sat-Dec12-13WesternSkiesCardn his Los Angeles showing of this work, which premiered in Asia, Ovelmen combines animation, video, and cinematic delivery with live guitar performance.

Three performance times will occur over two days. Tomorrow’s event will take place at 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm.

Video will be projected on a large screen, filling the width of the space, as live solo guitar music is performed.

What: Performance
Where: PØST, 1904 East 7th Place, LA 90021 USA
When: 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Phone: 213 4881280