In West Hollywood…YOUNGPROJECTS GALLERY (Pacific Design Center, B230, 8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood CA 90069) hosts an art event and screening from 5-9pm. See website for details.


in Santa Monica…Fri-Jan23-haleARTS

haleARTS S P A C E invites you to the opening reception of a group show featuring works by Kelly Brumfield-Woods, Ben Junta, and Shula Singer Arbel.

Enjoy white wine and popcorn (freshly popped)

On view: January 23 – February 6

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


Also in Santa Monica…

Fri-Jan23-Shadowgraph-AliceWang18th Street Theatre Arts hosts an intimate conversation with exhibiting artist Alice Wang and independent curator Michael Ned Holte.

In her solo exhibition, Wang presents sculptures, drawings, prints, and new video work. Using elements of the earth-including mineral oxides, chemical substances, precious metals, geological formations, and light-Wang sees her work as a method of invention and discovery of alternative temporalities.

What: Art Talk
Where: 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th St. Santa Monica, 90404
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310-828-1912


In the Valley….Carter Sexton (5308 Laurel Canyon Blvd, North Hollywood, LA 91607), hosts a reception from 6-9pm.


Get out of LA…and head to Pomona…

“Paula Izydorek: Resolution or Evolution: Fri-Jan23-PaulaIzydorek Olo Co-AAn Intimate Interpretation” will be exhibiting at the Millard Sheets Art Center.

Through painting, Izydorek pays homage to and examines her innermost personal relationships, addressing the interconnectivity between two beings both physically and psychologically.

To find out more about the artist, see or Millard Sheets Art Center, see

On view: January 23 – February 14, 2015

What: Opening reception
Where: Millard Sheets Art Center, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768
When: 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Phone: 909-865-4161


Kat & the Blues Hounds are BACK for ONE performance at…Sonny McLean’s Irish Bar. Friday, January 23rd from 9:00 pm – 12:30 am.

Be aware we will NOT be playing every 4th Friday at Sonny McLean’s for 2015, but we will be back occasionally. However we are available for private parties and events.

TKattheBluesHounds2-PhilKimbalhis month we have amazing lineup….trumpet player, Bruce Friedman will be joining us along with our regular crew…Bob Crickmore on Keys, John Wiemken on bass, Rick Bryan on Drums, with Lucky Wright on sax.  If you’ve never been to this funky Irish Bar, you will love it…its located at 2615 Wilshire Blvd., in Santa Monica…FREE music all night and the Food is fantastic!

You can find more info and images on facebook. Be sure to LIKE our Kat and the Blues Hounds FB Page.

What: Live Music
Where: Sonnys McLean’s, 2615 Wilshire Blvd., in Santa Monica

When: 9:15 pm – 12:30 am
Phone: 310 449-1811