In Santa Monica…Fri-Mar7-haleArts

haleARTS S P A C E invites you to the opening reception of a group show featuring the work of Betzi Richardson, Katy Unger, and Ivan Butorac.

Pop in for a fun art party and freshley popped popcorn…white wine too. This sweet little gallery features new art openings every two weeks.

On view: March 7th – March 19th

What: Opening reception
Where: haleARTS S P A C E, 2443 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405
When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310-314-8038

In Venice…

The Venice Bistro presents The Venice Street Legends LIVE from 6-10 pm!! Enjoy spectacular Ocean View Sunsets. Full Bar ! dining dancing LIVE MUSIC. 323 Ocean Front Walk (1 block south of Rose Ave.)

Also just around the corner at Sponto Gallery, 9 Dudley Ave., The Cardboards (Eddy LaGrossa & Gerry) perform classic rock unplugged from sundown 5pm-ish till 7pm.

Fri-Mar7-Eclectik“LIFE” An art experience that explores the beauty and reality that surrounds us. Meet a group of eclectic artists that have captured life in their own unique way.

Truly a recipe for a great night! Prepare to have all your senses stimulated with some eclectic art, dynamic music, and stimulate you palates with some delicious cocktails”.

Produced by Nicole Muyingo and Olivier Chatard. ECLECTiK event production.

Admission: RSVP early for $25.00 donation at or pay $30 donation at the door.

What: Art Party
Where: 800 Main St., Venice 90291
When: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Also in Venice…

World Launch of the VAGABOND 2014 Collection.

ThFri-Mar7-Vagabonde Revolutionary Poets Brigade will present its new Los Angeles Anthology, featuring 70 LA poets, including: Luis J. Rodriguez, Matt Sedillo, David Romero, Iris De Anda, Conney Williams, Yvonne De la Vega, Antonieta Villamil, Julio “the Conga Poet” Rodriguez, Chris Devcich Guido-Corleone, Nigel R Mitchelll, Apryl Skies, Jessica Wilson and many more … and the great photo-art of Mike Chamness, all on the theme of social justice.

Henry Howard will be presenting his new book, Sing to Me of My Rights.

What: Release Party
Where: Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Bl. Venice, CA 90291
When: 7:00 pm

In Silverlake…

La La Luz de Jesus Gallery (4633 Hollywood Blvd), holds its annual group show from 8-11pm.

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) presents an art talk with F. Scott Hess.

Fri-Mar7-F.ScottHessShowcasing recent works by German artist Manfred Müller, this multi-media exhibition features a wide-range of wall and floor-bound sculptures, site-specific installations, prints, drawings, and photo-based works. It is accompanied by a 160-page illustrated catalog. This exhibition is sponsored in part by The Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, The Ray and Wyn Richie Evans Foundation, and the General Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The current pairing of exhibitions tell the stories of two locally-based artists with “Objects are Closer than They Appear: Recent Works by Manfred Müller,” and “F. Scott Hess Retrospective,” uniting Manfred Müller’s spiritual & somber sculptural works with the visceral & vivid paintings of F. Scott Hess.

What: Artist Talk
Where: Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., LA 90027
When: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Phone: (323) 644-6269