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Gay Pride Festival kicks off today and runs through Sunday…Put on your boa and get out there and celebrate! Tickets range from $25 (for one day) to $45 for the weekend. See the website for details, hours and musical line-up for each day. http://lapride.org

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In Santa Monica…

Fri-June10-IdiotBoxArthaleARTS is pleased to present their annual Pop Art Pop Art featuring Idiot Box Art, a collaboration between Emily Bright and Tamara Martin. 

Idiot Box Art, is an artist duo local to West Hollywood, Los Angeles; made up of Emily Bright and Tamara Martin. They specialize in bringing vintage comics and images back to life with the use of acrylic, spray paint, resin and a dash of glitter. Emily, brings a background in makeup, design and vintage fashion, while Tamara brings knowledge of comics, street art and graffiti.  Inspired by the likes of Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol, they strive to bring a fresh perspective to the world of Pop Art.

On view: June 10 – June 22, 2016

What: Opening reception
Where: haleARTS, 2443 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405
When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310-314-8038
Website:
http://www.halearts.com

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Meliksetian | Briggs (313 N. Fairfax Ave., LA 90036) hosts an opening for Todd Gray from 6-8pm.

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LoFri-June10-2016-LAAA-Joanne-Chase-Mattillos Angeles Art Association & the City of West Hollywood are proud to announce  “Out There,” a very special exhibition celebrating the LGBT experience during West Hollywood’s Pride Month festivities. 

Image: by Joanne Chase-Mattillo

In its 9th year, “Out There,” juried by William Escalera and Francisco George is a key feature of Pride weekend, an annual event that attracts nearly half a million visitors to West Hollywood.

On view: June 10 – June 17, 2016

What: Opening reception
Where: Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
When: 6pm – 9pm – Friday, June 10, 2016
Website: http://www.laaa.org

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In Boyle Heights…

Fri-June10-2016-DHD+H Contemporary presents group exhibition “Linear Fate” featuring artists Maneli Jodat, Tim Fisher, James Johnson, John Pate and more.  

All these artists have distinguishable and very different styles.  They all hail from all over the world yet they share a common fate of presenting their work together in downtown Los Angeles in the year 2016. Maneli Jodat’s work has a dreamlike quality, Tim Fisher makes optical Illusions a reality with a mere paint brush, John Pate redefines the word expressionism and James Johnson is grounded in the primacy of figuration.

What: Opening reception
Where: D+H Contemporary, 155 W Washington blvd #940, LA, 90015
When: 7:00pm – 10pm
Website: http://dolphinandhawk.com/

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