In West Hollywood…from 5-8:30 pm, Pacific Design Center, (8687 Melrose Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90069) hosts an event. Other galleries such as CMay Gallery (Space B226), Young Arts (B230) and Art Merge Lab also offer receptions.

In Santa Monica…

haleARTS S P A C E invites yNov14-haleARTS-SarahCalabro-Ocean4ou to the opening reception of a group show featuring works by Sarah Calabro and Izumi Tanaka.

See image: Sarah Calabro “Ocean 4”

Sarah Calabro is an abstract painter working in Santa Monica. Inspired by the vastness of the ocean her style which involves layers and scraping of paint create a deep, mysterious  world for the viewer to explore. 

Born in Yokohama, Japan, photographer Izumi Tanaka was influenced by her father’s passion for capturing still images and as a child discovered the magic of photography.

Peruse accessibly priced work while enjoying white wine and freshly popped popcorn.

On view: November 15 – November 26, 2014

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

3 Days Awake (4300 W Jefferson Blvd., LA 90016) throws an art party from 6-8pm.


The Downtown Art Center (DAC) Gallery presents “Something Within,” a group exhibition curated by Manual History Machines in collaboration with the ECF Art Centers.

Fri-DACGallery-harveyschwartz strength11 tarotdeckSee image: Tarot Card by Harvey Schwartz

Artists from ECF Art Centers include: Deborah Alexander, Angelica Alvarado, Thomas Birdsong, Tammy Brackens, Wilbert Brent, Tony Brown, Laksmi Camp, Leesa Chacon, Jose Hernandez, Maria Kim, Justina Ko, Judy Lopez, Erin McCullough, Medhi Mohammadi, Helen Paik, Larry Pearsall, Jarred Phillips, Chris Romero, Harvey Schwartz and Jose Zamora.

Invited Guest Artists: Ayler Fielder, Bridget Beck, Ben Sanders, Esmeralda Montes, Jay Lizo, Kio Griffith, and Matthew Waller, with a performance by Yoshie Sakai and special readings by “Zolshie” from the Tarot Card Deck created by ECF artist Harvey Schwartz.

ECF Art Centers is an adult program of the Exceptional Children’s Foundation (ECF), a nonprofit organization that has been improving the lives of children and adults with special needs since 1946. Online at and at

On view: November 14 – December 19

What: Opening reception
Where: DAC,
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm