It’s the dFri-hd altarsay of the alter set-ups for the Pick of the Week, the Dia de Los Muertos festival at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

THis is the time the festival organizers encourages families to come by (starting at 5:00 pm) to watch the altars being created.

Friday 10.26  HOMASDUNCANGALLER ZAKPREKOPThomas Duncan Gallery announces an exhibition of new paintings by New York-based artist Zak Prekop. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery.

On View: October 26th- December 15th

What: Artist’s Reception
Where: Thomas Duncan Gallery, 6109 Melrose Ave., LA, CA 90038
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310 494 1177

Get ready to get in the Halloween vibe with
POPgallery’s event A Nightmare on Helms Street. This is its first annual Halloween Charity Exhibition.

ThFriday-PopStudio Nightmaree group show will feature works of over 50 artists, designers, writers, and craftsmen and women.

One hundred percent of the sale from the donated spooky and goulish works will go directly to Spirit of Children, a charity committed to making hospitals less scary for kids.

See the website for a full list of artists.

On View: October 26th – November 9th

What: A Nightmare on Helms Street party
Where:  POPgallery, 3505 Helms Ave, Culver City, CA 90232
When: 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Phone: 310.558.2080

In FRI treeman steadicam 4webVenice….

Stop by the Venice Ale House off Rose and the Boardwalk. Filmmaker, Michael Angelo celebrates the relase of his new independent film “DocumenTree” Treviews, a film about The Treeman of Venice.

See image, Treeman with Michael Angelo

What: Film Screening and party
Where: Venice Ale House, Venice Beach Boardwalk, 2 Rose Ave., Venice, CA 90291
When: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Phone: 415-860-6491

Also…just found out the Venice Street Legends will be playing at the Venice Bistro…a couple of yards down the boardwalk (between Rose and Dudley). Show runs from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm. I may pop in and sing a couple.

Don’t fWU 10.28 Jack-o-Lanternorget we are playing as the Country Legends on Halloween, Wed Oct 31st at the Melody Bar and Grill…check the Upcoming Page for details.

WU Fri 10.26 gGalleryStart Halloween early…..gGallery in Santa Monica  holds a COSTUME party, offering live music tricks and treats, wine and of course art.

Musical acts include Lillian’s Rose, Alpine, and Roger.

Be aware there is a $15 admission with COSTUME…$20 Without…so get your groove on and get creative…hey you’ve got all week to wear it.

What: Art Crowd Costume Cluster Halloween and Art Party
Where : gGallery, 319 Wilshire Blvd. off 3rd St.
When: 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm