DoMontana Logon’t forget the Pick of the Week is the Montana Holiday Walk. The annual event features a the Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers and fun parties up and down the avenue…..see our Pick of the Week Page.

On Abbot Kinney, First Friday takes place….They are having some holiday events starting tonight, also tomorrow, then Sunday the Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers will perform at the AK Sunday event.

Lisa Gizara has an opening at ID Architects, 350 Westminister Ave. from 6-9pm. Refreshments.

Altered Space will offer refreshments for the holiday sale featuring Mr Kate. 7-10 pm.

SantaCoinciding with Abbot Kinney First Friday, Santa Claus will visit The G2 Gallery’s Holiday Fest to ring in the season and a kid-friendly craft table will be set up to make ornaments.

Hot cider and treats will be available as well. Admission to Holiday Fest is $5.

What: Holiday Family Event
Where: G2 Gallery, 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
When: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310-452-2842

See the Venice Chamber’s website for more info about First Fridays.

Also in Venice/Mar Vista area….Trunk Gallery (12818 Venice Blvd., 90066) holds an opening reception from 6-9 pm.

DFri Dec6th ActualSizeowntown LA….head to Actual Size who present “East Coast, West Coast,”  a one-night performance in conjunction with the closing weekend of “Sculptures from the Pedestrian Memory Bureau.” Yelena Zhelezov will use sculptural objects and projection to interpret “East Coast, West Coast,” a video that documents a 1969 conversation between artists

 Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson.

Amy Howden-Chapman will read the part of Robert Smithson and Eugene Kotlyarenko will read for Nancy Holt.

The exhibition will be open for viewing at 8:00 pm and the performance will begin promptly at 9:00pm.

What: Opening reception
Where: Actual Size Los Angeles, 741 New High St., LA 90012
When: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (performance starts at 9:00 pm)
Phone: (213) 290-5458

It’s opTomDickPoster101812bening night of Director/Producer John Stark newest play, “Tom, Dick and Harry Meet Mary” at the Odyssey Theatre.

For more info see our Upcoming Page.

The show runs through December 23rd.

“Tom, Dick and Harry Meet Mary” features actors, Donna Luisa Guinan, Tom Groenwald, Alex Wells and John Landis.

Tickets: $18.00; Students and Seniors: $15.00; Performances are Thursdays through Saturday nights at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m.This is a limited engagement.

What: Performance, Tom, Dick and Harry Meet Mary by John Stark
Where: Odyssey Theatre, 2055 Sepulveda Blvd.,  West Los Angeles, 90064
When: Thursdays through Saturday nights at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m
Phone: (310) 477-2055

TDec7and8 PancakesandBoozhe Pancakes & Booze Art Show is currently LA’s largest underground art show.

The event will feature 150 Local Emerging & underground artists showcasing works!!

This is a two day event….The cost is $5.00 and you can eat all of the pancakes you can handle.

What: The Pancakes & Booze Art Show
Where: Lot 613, 613 Imperial St. Los Angeles 90021
When: Dec. 7th & 8th 8:00 pm – 1:00 am on both nights
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FRI LALUZUlrich tileAt La Luz de Jesus Gallery, stop i to see “Christopher Ulrich “The Reckoning.”

“The Christ Chronocrator Series III: The Reckoning” marks the end of a six-year odyssey known as the “Demoneater Saga.” The works in “The Reckoning” are based on alchemy and personal allegory, and are composed according to the zodiac.

Attendees of the art exhibition will notice the influence of late Gothic and Renaissance mannerisms with a pinch of Baroque added to the mixture.

What: Opening reception
Where: La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 4633 Hollywood Blvd., LA 90027
When: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Phone: 323-666-7667