LOGO ArtPlatformLADon’t forget the Pick of the Week, Art Platform – Los Angeles….takes place today!

I went to the press preview last night…really fun event. Some fabulous work from galleries all over the world. If you are an artist, you need to be out there checking out whats new…all the gallerists are. I saw many of them last night, taking in the latest trends.

WPOW ArtPlatform1hat: Art Platform — Los Angeles
Where: The Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405
When: 11am-6pm; Friday, Sept 28th – Sept 30th (VIP preview Thurs, Sept 27th 5-9pm)
Phone: 213-763-5890
Website: www.artplatform-losangeles.com
Ticket Prices: $20-$45: https://www.microspec.com/tix123/eTic.cfm?code=APLA12

TonighWU BroadSTaget is the premiere of Diavolo Dance Theater’s Transit Space. Diavolo Dance Theater, an internationally renowned modern dance company of dancers, gymnasts, acrobats, and athletes. Influenced by the documentary,

Dogtown and Z-Boys, their kinetic new piece Transit Space explores themes of loss and community while using skate ramps and half-pipes as set pieces to represent the urban environment in this California premiere. Under Artistic Director Jacques Heim, fourteen performers leap, fly, and spin with power, elegance, and a thrill of danger.

Ticket prices range (for tonight only) run from $67- 110 for this big night but it includes the opening night party!…(yeah, I’m goin’ ….hope to see you too). See our Weekly Features Page for more info on upcoming performances.

What: Premiere of Transit Space  by Diavolo Dance Theater
Where: The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
When: 6:30 pm doors open, 7:30 show; stay for after party till 10:30 pm
Phone: 310 434 3200
Website: http://thebroadstage.com/Diavolo


Also WU gGallery Maximin Santa Monica, Maxim magazine & gGallery presents ‘Woman of the World’ a Maxim release party showcasing the talent of Maxim model Monika Gaba.

I have heard there may be some celebrities expected such as Michael Weatherly (NCIS)….we’ll see. Give me enough wine, I can spot any celebrity….(or think I did)

What: ‘Woman of the World’ a Maxim release party
Where : gGallery, 319 Wilshire Blvd. off 3rd St.
When: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Website: http://www.ggalleryla.com/

In the Miracle Mile area….Martha Otero Gallery celebrates Jen Stark with her first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, To the Power Of.
Sat 9.29 JenStark MarthaOtero
Jen Stark’s work is instantly recognizable for its breathtaking color spectrums rendered in mind-bending forms cut from paper, wood and other organic materials.

On view: September 28th – November 3rd

What: Opening reception, To the Power Of
Where: Martha Otero Gallery, 820 N Fairfax Ave., LA 90046
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 323 951 1068
Website: http://www.marthaotero.com

Fri 9.28 4Rose JamesCaprellIn Venice, at 4 Rose Ave, artists and longtime friends James Caprell and Aris Iliopulos share a debut exhibition, entitled WOR$HIPS…..

“We all Worship something. Sex, Money, Fame – pick your poison.”

WOR$HIPS, merges two individual styles to create a series of paintings and sculptures that embodies both the kinetic composition of Caprell’s abstract works and the visceral intensity of Iliopulos’ culturally iconic paintings and photographs.

You must rsvp:  info@caprellandiliopulos.com

What: Opening reception, WOR$HIPS
Where: 4 Rose Ave
When: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Website: http://www.caprellandiliopulos.com/i