In the Silverlake area….W E E K E N D offers an opening from 6-10pm.

In Culver City….
WU Fri 7.19 Arcana MartinezCelaya
ARCANA: BOOKS ON THE ARTS holds a publication party and art talk with artist Martínez Celaya, author, Mary Rakow and curator Howard Fox.

“Working Methods” is a lovely hardbound monograph that features new photography, archival images, and a number of previously unpublished works. Also included are an interview by Rakow with the artist that reveals his unique practice as well as a biographical chronology, bibliography, and exhibition history.

Special thanks to L.A. Louver

What: Book signing and reception
Where: ARCANA: BOOKS ON THE ARTS, 8675 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 90232
When: 6:00 pm

OHWOW Los Angeles hosts an opening reception for a new exhibition entitled “Haptic Translations.”
Fri 7.19 OHWOW ThomasDozolSee image: Letha Wilson, Utah Maine Concrete Slab, 2013 Unique C-prints and concrete, 78 x 53 x 3 inches 198.2 x 134.6 x 7.6 c

Curated by Christine Messineo, the group show features Justin Beal, Elaine Cameron-Weir, N. Dash, Thomas Dozol, Michel Francois, Van Hanos, Marlie Mul, Michael Stipe, Kon, Trubkovich, Oscar Tuazon, Letha Wilson

On view: July 19th – August 23rd

What: Opening reception
Where: OHWOW Los Angeles, 937 N. La Cienega, 90069
When: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: (305) 571-9494

In Venice…

MusiNEW9Dudleycian Michael Jost performs tonight at the newly opened art gallery The 9 Dudley Project.

The 9 Dudley project is a collaborative effort between the Ross Akard Gallery and the Cadillac Hotel. The idea is to embrace the history of art and culture in Venice and build on that tradition both in content and production, through high quality exhibitions.

What: Performance
Where 9 Dudley Project, 9 Dudley Ave.
When: 8:00 pm

Also in the Miracle Mile area….Known Gallery (441 N. Fairfax Ave.) holds an art party from 8-11pm.

Then in Hollywood…

Sun 7.7pinkmartiniThe Hollywood Bowl presents Pink Martini. Really love this band. They have a 3 day run…starting Friday…so this is your last chance.

Celebrate and smile in swinging style with internationally renowned Pink Martini, performing an intoxicating mix of French cabaret, South American samba, and lively jazz.

What: Performance
Where: Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90068
When:  8:00 pm
Admission: $12.00 – $167.00