2.17 Hale ShowAlanKubchick.1Hale Arts presents the work of Alan Kupchick, in a new show entitled “No Comment” from 5:00 pm till 8:00 pm.

Hale Arts is located at 2443 Main St. at Edgmar Center. in Santa Monica. www.halearts.com



Venice MoZaic celebrates “Black History Month” at The Talking Stick Coffee Lounge from 7:00 pm on.

Performances by VeniceVille Q-tet featuring Nickie Black, Lauri Reimer, Felis Des Vernay, James Alibe, David B., Roger Houston, Eric Ahlberg, Dakota Lee and Merritt,  Maryam, Ordell Cordova, and more plus DJ Noj.

This is a free event; The Talking Stick Coffee Lounge 1411 Lincoln Blvd Venice 90291; http://www.thetalkingstick.net/


2.17 nyebrown JudyChicago

In Culver City, Nye+Brown Gallery offers artist, Judy Chicago’s latest show, “Deflowered.” The opening reception runs from 6:00 pm till 8:00 pm.

Nye+Brown Gallery is located at 2685 S. La Cienega Blvd., 90034; 310 559 5215; http://nyeplusbrown.com/.


matanaRoberts webCrop1-240x215The 18th Street Arts Center presents Matana Roberts, their first Jazz Resident who will perform at Edye Second Space at the Broad Stage. Show starts at 8:00 pm.

Matana Roberts is a dynamic saxophonist, composer and improviser, who has appeared on recordings and in performances in the U.S., Europe, and Canada with her own ensembles as well as with the jazz trio Sticks And Stones, of which she was a founding and core member.

Matana Roberts will be joined by musicians, Jeff Parker on electric guitar and Alex Cline on drums.

This is a Free event, but space is limited so rsvp ASAP to rsvp@18thstreet.org; The Edye Second Space at the Broad Stage is located at 1310 11th St, Santa Monica


Don’t forget, tonight is the start of the Farmer’s Market Mardi Gras Weekend….See their website for all the details. The Farmers Market is located at 6333 West 3rd Street, LA 90036; http://www.farmersmarketla.com