Anime Expo kicks off today at the Los Angeles Convention Center (1201 S. Figueroa St. LA, 90015); 213-741-1151; Tickets run from $55 – $350; Check the website for details.


In Santa Monica…

At Bergamot Station, Sloan Projects hosts a closing reception for “Elizabeth Orleans: GIANT STEPS,” an installation of ceramic sculpture.
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See image: Elizabeth Orleans

In her latest body of work Southern California artist, Elizabeth Orleans, expands upon her minimalist repertoire,
In her latest body of work Southern California artist, Elizabeth Orleans, expands upon her minimalist repertoire, bringing geometric precision and sensual whimsy together in an installation of unpredictable ceramic objects.

What: Opening reception
Where: Sloan Projects, Bergamot Station Arts Center, 2525 Michigan Ave., (B-5) Santa Monica CA 90404
When: 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Phone: (424) 744-8265


Human Resources hosts a group show titled “Apeirophobia / Aporia”  from 7-9:30pm; Human Resources, 410 Cottage Home St., LA 90012;

SCI-Arc Exhibitions presents “M. Casey Rehm: Control” from 7-9 pm; SCI-Arc Exhibitions, 960 E. Third St., LA, 10013;


In SilverlFi-July1-2016-LaLuzdeJesusake…

La Luz de Jesus celebrates two new exhibitions.

Brad Parker’s Kona Kitsch explores “souvenir art” and “Hawaiiana,” and features mediums such as acrylic on canvas, Tapa-Cloth, and painted Japanese/Hawaiian Newspapers, featuring Hawaiian mythology and including souvenirs designed for the tourist market and Brad’s recent collaborations with Chef Sam Choy. The opening reception will feature a performance by teen ukelele sensation Aidan James.

The Poster Pop Collection is a presentation of some of the most important, provenanced imagery from the history of Lowbrow. Seminal works by Kozik, Pizz, Aaron Marshall, Marco Almera, Alan Forbes, and Shag are being made available for sale for the first time. These are some of the most iconic images from Rock, Surf, and Kustom Kulture and they are quite astoundingly affordable.

On view: July 1 – July 31, 2016

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


In Anaheim…

The Ranch presents live music featuring BRAD JOHNSON & THE KILLIN’ TIME BAND.

TheRanch-logo-1The band performs at 8:00pm with Dance Lessons By Dev
Couples- Basic Two-Step at 6:30pm
Line Dance- starts at 7:15pm

$5 Cover 5:30-8:00pm
$10 After 8:00pm

The Ranch is Located on the ground floor of the Extron Building.

What: Live Music
Where: The Ranch, 1025 E. Ball Road, Anaheim, CA 92805
When: 8:00pm
Phone: (714) 817-4200