In Santa Monica…

haNEW LOGO JPEG copy 2leARTS S P A C E invites you to the opening reception of a group show featuring the work of Dennis Ruble, Mike Russo and Kenneth Kokin.

This charming gallery features new art openings every two weeks. Enjoy white wine and freshly popped popcorn….always a fun art party here.

On view: February 21st – March 5th

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

One more for you in Santa Monica…

Actor, director, producer, Sandy Simona has organized and eclectic festival entitled “Zay Gezunt!” The program will spotlight new work from Eastern European & Jewish visual and performance artists.

Lost in Lvov willSat-Feb22-Highways-Storytellingbandimage be featured. The piece was created by Sandy Simona and wil be performed by Simona & The Storytelling BAND.  See the Los in Lvov trailer.

Performers include: Jeffery Scott Basham, EVeryman, Caitlyn Conlin, Lux Moderna and Dubvirus.

Artist Zhenya Gershman’s work will be on view as part of the event.

$20 general admission / $15 members, students, seniors

What: Performance
Where: Highways Performance Space, @18th St. Arts Center, 1651 18th St. Santa Monica, 90404 (1/2 block north of Olympic Blvd.)
When: 8:30 pm  TWO DAYS – Friday + Saturday, February 21st & 22nd
Phone: 310 315- 1459

In West LA…

JAUS presents “In 2040…Seven Artists project where art making could, should, would or will not be headed 25 years from now.”

CuraFri-Feb21-Jausted by Clayton Campbell, the group show features Joe Biel, Clayton Campbell, Miri Chais, Chris Knudson, Melissa Ann Lambert, Max Presneill + Friends: Daniela Campins, Mark Dutcher, Helen Rebekah Garber, Paul Gillis, Kio Griffith, Elana Melissa Hill, Max Presneill, Alison Rash, Rachel Stiff, Chris Trueman, Nathaniel Walston, Sergio Witron, Terrence Sanders and Lisa C Soto.

On view: February 21st – March 23rd

What: Opening reception
Where: Jaus, 11851 La Grange Ave., LA 90025
When: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Phone: 424.248.0781

Or in Venice..

The Del Monte Speakeasy which is located under the Townhouse presents a night of FREE jazz/swing with the Barry Zweig Trio featuring Jon Mayer on piano, and Chris Conner on bass.

TFri-BarryZweig-Townhousehere is no food served at the Del Monte Speakeasy.

You must be 21 years old to get in.

The Townhouse has a rich history which includes a hidden speakeasy back in prohibition days.


What: Performance
Where: Del Monte Speakeasy, 52 Windward Ave. Venice CA 90291
When: 8:00 pm (2 sets)
Phone: 310-392-4040

In Downtown LA…Human Resources (410 Cottage Home St.) hosts a performance art and video event featuring Raphael Lyon from 9-10pm.