5.18 MichaelKohnThe Michael Kohn Gallery holds an opening reception for a group show, Minimalism “Not Strictly Formal.” Artists included are Carl Andre, Larry Bell, Dan Flavin, Joe Goode, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, John McCracken, John McLaughlin, Cy Twombly, and many others.

On view: May 18th – June 30th

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
Website: http://www.kohngallery.com/

5.18 AaronSheppard KlausSchafler“The Global Climacteric” opens at Jaus tonight. Featuring artists, Klaus Schafler. Aaron Sheppard, Marcos Lutyens, this exhibition is curated by Kóan Jeff Baysa, M.D.

On View: May 18 – June 24

See image, comic book cover,  “Dr.Cold War.m” by Aaron Sheppard Klaus Schafler

What: Opening reception, “The Global Climacteric”
Where: Jaus,11851 La Grange Ave., LA 90025
When: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Phone: 424.248.0781
Website: www.jausart.com


Also in Venice, at M. Herrintong Gallery on Abbot Kinney….Enjoy a Friday5.18 MHarrington Art & Music Night, Poetry readings from grad students in the writing program at Otis College of Art & Design.

What:  Friday Night Art & Music: Blake Cusack & the Bulldog Ants, special guest Brooke Bensen
Where:  M. Herrington Gallery, 1221 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
When:  7pm-9pm
Phone:  310 684 3513
Website:  www.mherringtongallery.com

Tonight marks the premiere of PATTY!, a PoP! Music Religious Revival presented by U-N-M-A-R-K-E-D at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica. Produced and directed by Patrick Kennelly, PATTY! is inspired by the mythic histories of Patties Duke and Hearst.

Th5.18 HighWays Pattye performance takes place in conjunction with a full album release, the project includes a two-week run of live, 360-degree, outerdisciplinary performances (equal parts dance-pop concert, fashion show and new media installation).

PATTY! features 15 female performers.  Opening music acts for the run include Actually Huizenga, Kristin “Kevin Blechdom” Erickson and the M.T. Brain, Wet Mango, Bloody Mares, Maxi Wild, and more.

Tickets run between $15-30

What: PATTY! a musical, presented by U-N-M-A-R-K-E-D
Where: Highways Performance Space, 18th St. Arts Center 1651 18th St. Santa Monica, 90404 1/2 block n. of Olympic Blvd.
When: 8:30 pm Wed-Sun check website for full schedule
Phone: 310-315-1459
Website: http://highwaysperformance.org/www.pattytherevival.com