The Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) presents a “Collector’s Talk with Don Adler.” Enjoy cocktails with an art talk.

Shop from a curated selecti-Fri-July18-CAFAMToy-Sale 264x182on of international toys collected by Don Adler who has been traveling the world since 1973 in search of the magic he first found in a wooden Miharu horse discovered in a Kyoto storefront.

Don has graciously made his collection available for purchase to benefit the museum, and will be telling the stories behind the toys at the Cocktail Reception.


What: Art Talk
When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm; Art Talk – 6:30 pm
Where: Craft & Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd. LA, 90020
Phone: 323.937.4230

Fri-July18-DelFriscosIn Santa Monica…

Del Frisco’s Grille celebrates its one year anniversary.

The restaurant will be showing its appreciation to the community over the last year, and will be offering complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres from 5-7 pm. 

Enjoy a live band and drink specials until 9pm.

Guests can RSVP to

What: Brunch
Where: Del Frisco’s Grille, 1551 Ocean Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90401
When:  5:00 pm – 7;00 pm
Phone: 310-339-4115

In West Hollywood…Aran Cravey (6918 Melrose Ave.) offers an opening from 6-8pm.

Back in Santa Monica…

At Bergamot Station….

Enjoy an opening Fri-July18-SMMoAreception of dosa at SMMoA, an art installation and temporary shop featuring a sublime, all-white collection from dosa Founder and Designer Christina Kim.

dosa is an internationally-minded, ethically-produced line of clothing, accessories, and housewares.

All proceeds support the Museum’s exhibitions and programs, and SMMoA members enjoy a special discount.

What: Incognito
Where: SMMoA (B-4) Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica, 90404
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310.586.6488

Also in Santa Monica…

Fri-Cienma-onthe-StreetDowntown Santa Monica presents its outdoor screening series Cinema on the Street again this year. 

The event takes place on the corner of Third Street and Wilshire on Third Street Promenade with a full slate of films across the genre spectrum. In celebration of Third Street Promenade’s 25th Anniversary, what was once a four-night film affair is now a six-night series.

The series runs through August 15th

What: Screening
Where: Corner of Third Street and Wilshire on Third Street Promenade
When: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm (movie may start closer to 8:30pm.)

In Glendale…Brand Library & Art Center continues its music series on the plaza featuring Flamenco music from 7-9pm.