Let’s start in Sant Monica…haleARTS S P A C E (2443 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405) hosts an opening art party from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.


In Downtown LA…

The Marvelous Minds opening receptionFri-Sept18-MarvelousMindsArt (Friday, September 18, 2015, 6-9pm) features new surrealist works from eleven talented artists: CRAWW, Lola Gil, Aunia Khan, Mike Stilkey, Miss Mindy, Candace (CJ) Metzger, Liz Huston, Brandy Trigueros, Leonard Greco, Lori Pond, and Sara Tune.

Enjoy a live cello performance, live painting by Miss Mindy, a DJ, and refreshments. at the Spring Arts Collective Gallery..

Enter through The Last Bookstore to the mezzanine level. Free admission.

On view: September 18 to November 9, 2015

What: Opening reception
Where: 453 S. Spring Street, Mezzanine Level of the Last Bookstore (Enter on Fifth Street)
When: September 18, 2015, 6-9pm
Website: http://springarts.org/


Grab the family and head to the Autry…Odd Nights features over one hundred vendors. Enjoy live performances by Live Performances by Fire Chief Charlie and Number 2 with special guest DJ Omniflux.

Of course gourmet food trucks will be on hand via food trucks (seventeen of them) plus a full bar….even a kids area to give you parents a momentary break. Bring a blanket, folding chairs and settle inf for a relaxing evening picnic while enjoying the 2.5 acre lawn. This free event is a platform for selected artisans, craftsman, designers, and DIY experts for showcasing their creations and sharing their secrets.

What: Odd Nights
Where: The Autry, 4700 Western Heritage Way, LA 90027 
When: Friday, Sept 18 – 6-11 pm
Website: http://theoddmarket.com/


Also in Venice…

TVeniceStreetLegends wMitchhe Venice Street Legends perform in honor of Monet (who left this earth this past week) – Monet is the daughter of Petr Hromadko the bass player for the Venice Street Legends (and the Country Legends – that I sing with)…I will be stopping in to sing in her honor…at around 7:30pm.

The Venice Street Legends include Greg Cruz, (vocals guitar), Petr Hromadko (bass), and Mitch Montrose (drums).

FREE Admission

What: Live Music, The Venice Street Legends
Where: The Venice Bistro, 323 Ocean Front Walk 90291
When: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Friday Sept 18