7.27 Hale PatBlakeIn Santa Monica…Hale Arts Space  holds an openig reception featuring  Arlene Weinstock & Pat Blake Photography (see image).

Complimentary Refreshments

On view: July 27th – August 8th

Date:  Friday July 13th 5 – 8 pm
What:  Artist Reception Colleen Sandland & Michael Giancristiano
Where:  haleARTS S P A C E 2443 main st. Santa Monica, CA 90405
When:  Exhibition July 13th – July 25th
Phone: 310-314-8038
Website: www.halearts.com

At the Pacific Design Center tonight….den contemporary presents artists Renée Azenaro, Snezana Petrovic

Also opeWU 7.27 PacificDesign Den KimYening tonight is BOOM 2012, a group exhibition featuring traditional and non-traditional artworks by over 90 artists fresh from Cal Arts, Otis College of Art and Design, UC Irvine, Cal State Long Beach, Cal State Northridge, Claremont Graduate University, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, Art Center College of Art and Design, and UC Riverside.

On view: July 27th – August 24th

What: Opening reception,
Where: den contemporary, Pacific Design Center Blue Bldg, 8687 Melrose Avenue, 2nd Floor-Suite B261 & B257, West Hollywood, 90069.
When: 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Phone: 323-422-6340
Website: http://dencontemporaryart.com/

LAZoo logoGet your groove goin’ at the ZOO!!!  The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) presents a rare opportunity for after-hours visits on two evenings of “MUSIC IN THE ZOO” under the stars.

Performances take place throughout the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens while guests view more than a few animals staying up past their bedtimes. Picnics are permitted, and a tempting array of food and beverages offerings are available.

T7.13 ZooMusic byCharlieMoreyonight’s show features GLOBAL FUSION NIGHT offers world music bands, among them Rocky Neck, Bluegrass Band, Marieve Herington Band (French), Paddy’s Pig (Irish), Wicked Tinkers (tribal Celtic), AK and Her Kalashnikovs (Slavic), Bandidos de Amor (California rumba), Tropical Punch (Calypso), Shaya and Rafi (Mediterranean), and Kenny Hudson and World Beat (African).

While you’re there….pick me up a hot gorilla…would ya?

Where: The Los Angeles Zoo, located in Griffith Park at the junction of the Ventura (134) and Golden State (5) freeways.
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (animals can be seen till 8:00…and I’m not talking about your date)
Phone: (323) 644-6042
Website: http://www.lazoo.org

WU 6.23-DuncanMillerOr in Santa Monica, at Bergamot Station, meet the daughter of Ernst Haas (Victoria Haas) at Duncan Miller Gallery.

The exhibition entitled “Classics” contains a selection of his well-known prints along with some of the more experimental color work he never exhibited.

What: Opening reception, Ernst Haas
Where: Duncan Miller Gallery, Bergamot Station, (A-7) 2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, 90404
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 310 838 2440
Website: www.duncanmillergallery.com


AWU7.27-28PancakesandBoozlso if you are up for an adventure….

In East LA, enjoy some pancakes and party all night at The Pancakes and Booze Art Show.

Live Art,  body painting, DJs, live music, photo booth.

Check their site for more details. There is a $5.00 cover but it is all you can eat pancakes so go hungry.

What: The Pancakes and Booze Art Show 21+
Where: LOT 613 613 Imperial Street, LA 90021
When: 8:00 pm – 2:00 am
Website: www.lot613.com