At the Venice Bistro enjoy the Venice Street Legends…blues, country etc. These guys are great. The Venice Street Legends include Greg Cruz, (vocals guitar), Petr Hromadko (bass), and Mitch Montrose (drums). 6-10pm; The Venice Bistro, 323 Ocean Front Walk 90291.

La Luz de Jesus Gallery hosts a slide show, book release,Fri-Feb13-LaLuz-deJesus and signing for William Mortensen’s book, American Grotesque.

American Grotesque is a lavish retrospective of grotesque, occult, and erotic images by the forgotten Hollywood photographer William Mortensen (1897-1965), an innovative pictorialist visionary whom Ansel Adams called the “Antichrist” and to whom Anton LaVey dedicated The Satanic Bible.

Publisher Adam Parfrey and authors Larry Lytle and Michael Moynihan will be present to sign copies of American Grotesque as well as The Command to Look: A Master Photographer’s Method for Controlling the Human Gaze, with Lytle speaking about Mortensen with a slide show. Other special collaborators are scheduled to appear as well.

On view: February 6 – March 1, 2015

What: Book Release/Signing
Where: La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 4633 Hollywood Blvd. LA 90027
When: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 323-666-7667



Fri-Feb13-AWBW-GroundZeroSupport A Window Between Worlds benefit produced by the students at USC. Tonight, enjoy a performance of the Vagina Monologues.

The show will take place at Ground Zero Performance Cafe at 7pm. The evening will also feature an open mic from 5-7pm and a special AWBW art workshop.

Tickets will be available for a $5 suggested donation at the door. For more info email Lindsay at

What: Performance
Where: Ground Zero Performance Cafe, 615 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90007
When: 7:00 pm; Open mic runs prior from 5-7pm.
Phone: (213) 821-1484


New Image Art Gallery, 7920 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 90046) throws an art party from 7-10pm.

In Venice MUNIFISENSE LOVE, a three-day art and music event begins tonight and runs through Sunday. Presented by Focus EntertainmFri-Sun-Feb13-15-Munifisense-Posterent, the event will feature state of the art LED dance lighting, 40K lumens of immersive projection mapping, and 25,000 watts of Focus’s innovative sound design. Daytime workshops in sacred dance, chanting, healing, yoga, and a packed roster of LA’s hottest contemporary DJs, artists, and performers will keep the good vibes flowing this Valentine’s Day.

Beginning at 7pm on Friday, February 13th, opening night will ¬¬set the tone with DJ performances by international music influencers Jeremy Sole (KCRW) and Coachella darling Henry Pope. Valentine’s Day brings a slate of transformational workshops, yoga, ecstatic dance, and more. The party keeps going Saturday night with live music performances and thumping Bass DJs, and Sunday recovery brings Deep House and Techno vibes with sets by Ben Seagren (DISTRIKT), Eduardo Castillo (Eclectech) and Tara Brooks (Desert Hearts).

Check the website for a full shedule of today’s events.

Event Page:

Friday, February 13 – 7:00 pm – 2:00 am
Saturday, Februay 14 – 10:00 am – 2:00 am
Sunday, February 15 – 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

ADMISSION: Tickets range from $20 to $90 for the full weekend…so be sure to check the website. Click Here to purchase Tickets

Where: 585 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291 (just East of Abbot Kinney)


In the Valley….

ICathySegal-Garciaf you are a jazz lover, head to Studio City. Cathy Segal-Garcia performs with two guitarists Brad Rabuchin, and Jeff Richman.

The Artisan Cheese and Wine Gallery offers a nice selection of wines, cheeses, delicious sandwiches and salads.

FREE Admission

What: Live Music
Where: The Artisan Cheese and Wine Gallery,12023 Ventura Blvd. in Studio City. One block east of Laurel Canyon Blvd.
When: 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Phone: (818)505-0207