KJuly5 CountryLegendseep the party going all weekend long and come hang by the beach with us for the holiday weekend….Venice is going to be buzzing!  See this Friday’s Santa Monica Mirror for an article about the Country Legends!

The Country Legends (a classic country tribute band) perform a FREE gig at the Venice Bistro from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm

The Country Legends feature Greg Cruz, on guitar and vocals, Kathy Leonardo, vocals, Petr Hromadko on stand up bass and Mitch Montrose on drums.

For more info about Kathy Leonardo see www.kathyleonardo.com or Greg Cruz see his facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/venicesreetlegends?ref=ts&fref=ts

Be sure to LIKE the Country Legends FB Page:  https://www.facebook.com/TheCountryLegends?fref=ts

FREE admission

What: Live Music, The Country Legends
Where: The Venice Bistro, 323 Ocean Front Walk 90291
When: 6:30 pm – 10:00 p
FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheCountryLegends?fref=ts

In Santa Monica…
Sat 7.5 ChristopherGrimes JoshuaPodoll
Christopher Grimes Gallery presents two new exhibitions. The first will feature new abstract paintings by Joshua Podoll.

See image: Joshua Podoll, Untitled, 2013, acrylic and oil on canvas, 24 x 18 inches, 61 x 45.7 cm

The South Gallery will feature new paintings by Carlos Bunga, made as a part of a dialogue with his recent site-specific installation at the gallery.

On view: July 5th – September 7th

What: Opening
Where: Christopher Grimes Gallery, 916 Colorado Ave.,Santa Monica, CA 90401
When: 6:00pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310.587.3373
Website: http://www.cgrimes.com/

Apatriot-doglso in Venice….First Fridays takes place on Abbot Kinney. 

Paparazzi Comedy has an event from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm at Get Waxed, located at 300 Westminster (just off AK).  $5.00 admission.

In Glendale….

AnothFri 7.5 8thDayPoetry-WineSaloner First Fridays happens tonight….Enjoy the Eighth Day Arts Poetry & Wine Salon for 1st Fridays. Ricky Luv on Poetics & David Strother on Electric Violin.

Guest poets, open mic, as well. Wine will be served.

Free admission

Where: Cat in the Lotus, 123 N. Maryland Ave, Glendale, 91206
When: 1st Friday of the month year-round
Phone: (818) 357-9949
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Eighth-Day-Arts-Poetry-Wine-Salon/130328800316154?fref=ts