So many fabulous events happening this weekend….Now don’t forget to check out Upcoming Events Page for all the FREE Summer Concerts.

Our Pick of the Week takes place on Saturday. Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA), a nationally recognized non-profit art organization, holds its Annual Benefit Auction at Gallery 825. This all-media auction is a great way to collect affordable art from emerging LA artists.

LA Art Party is holding a contest and giving away tickets to this fabulous event…RIGHT NOW kids…you have till Thursday at midnight!!

POW LAAA Tanya Nolan DiscoLiesSee LA Art Party’s FB page for all the details…..and get in on the action….WIN VIP TICKETS NOW!!!!  Be sure to LIKE LA Art Party’s FB Page to find out about all our upcoming giveaways and contests.

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Here’s how the night will go down….The live auction will begin promptly at 7:15pm, and the silent auction closes at 8:30pm. The live auction will be presented by Bonhams. Just in case you didn’t know….Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world’s oldest and largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques.

The present company was formed by the merger in November 2001 of Bonhams & Brooks and Phillips Son and Neale UK. In August 2002, the company acquired Butterfields, the principal firm of auctioneers on the West Coast of America. Bonhams has a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 25
countries offering sales advice and valuation services in 57 specialist areas.

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The auction, widely embraced by the art community and leading collectors as a showcase of art trends, will feature more than 100 works by emerging and mid-career artists, as well as celebrated luminaries. All proceeds benefit LAAA and Los Angeles’ emerging artist community.

To preview artwork, place an absentee bid or to buy a piece NOW, visit:

VIP PREVIEW: $100 ($120 AT DOOR)
VIP Preview includes food by NOBU, open bar hosted by Stillhouse Original Moonshine, wine, champagne and desserts. VIP ticket holders enjoy an intimate, first viewing of the artwork.

Win VIP Tickets…Just email the Code Phrase: LAAA’s Annual Benefit Rocks the Art Party!

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The first 100 VIP ticket purchases will receive a limited edition print by Mei Xian Qiu, recently featured in ZOOM Magazine.

General Admission: $25

General Admission includes an open bar hosted by Stillhouse Original Whiskey, wine, champagne and desserts.

What: Annual Benefit
Where: Gallery 825 – 825 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
When: Saturday, July 27th VIP 6-7 pm; General 7:00 pm
Phone: 310.652.8272