In Santa Monica….

Fri 5.10 HaleARtshaleARTS S P A C E hosts an opening reception for a group show entitled “Eight x 10.”

“Eight x 10″ features the work of 6 photographers who have each created 8″x10” framed prints exploring the theme blue. Each framed print will be priced at $150 for one weekend only.

Featured artists include Benja Ackerman, Charles Christopher, Mark Gantt, Fabian Geyrhalter, Gerry Hall, Olivier Pojzman.

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 the Miracle Mile area….

Michael Kohn Gallery presents Los Angeles-based collaborative duo Simmons & Burke. The exhibition features large-scale digital collages and sound installations.

SimFri 5.10 SimonandBurkemons & Burke draw their material from the vastness of the Internet, wrapping their arms around entire bodies of data and re-contextualizing images into the beautifully dense and saturated collages they have become known for.

The nucleus of this show is a list of common names of plants that grow in the United States and its territories, initially chosen by the artists based solely off of their attraction to the names themselves.

On view: May 10th – June 22nd

What: Opening reception, Minimalism “Not Strictly Formal
Where: Michael Kohn Gallery, 8071 Beverly Blvd,. LA, 90048
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 323 658-8088

Or in West Hollywood…

Lark Online Gallery presents a one night pop up group show, entitled… “Sensations of the Heart and Spirit.” 

WU Fri 5.10 ErikFischerArtists include: Erik Fischer (see image), Lama Mukhiya, Lark Larisa Pilinsky, Lana Sokolov.

From the morning to evening bird symphonies we embrace life, the elements, the spirit and all the emotions of the heart. these are all captured in the contemporary fine arts that this exhibition offers.

Enjoy the musical Stylings of matt blackball…refreshments and free parking.

What: Artist reception
Where: Russian Community Center, 7362 W Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, 90046
When: 6-9 PM one night only

WU Fri 5.10 ProjectGallery Jeremiah evite may10Or in Hollywood….

PROJECT Gallery will host an evening of art and music during their current exhibition  featuring the art of Jeremiah Kille: Fragile Empire.

LA based singer songwriters Sarah Pigion and Jack Kovacs will entertain art enthusiasts for the night.  

Wine and beer will be served.

On view: May 11 – May 26

What:  Opening reception
Where: PROJECT Gallery, 1553 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, 90028
When: 8:00 pm
Phone:  323-462-1100

Also in Hollywood, iam8bit, (2147 W Sunset  Blvd.,) hosts a reception from 8-11pm.