In Inglewood…

Sat 11.9 IngelwoodflyerThis weekend, the seventh annual Inglewood Open Studios tour takes place from 12:00 to 5:00pm both days.  See map on Sunday’s Page.

Presented by Inglewood Cultural Arts (ICA), artists open their studios offering art lovers an inside glimpse of their personal working spaces.

It’s a wonderful event featuring over fifty artists, eight locations and all kinds of mediums such as drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed-media, photography, print making, installation, video and performance.

A realistic painter of Urban Landscapes, Stuart Marcus will have his studio open for business at 1019 W. Manchester Bl., Inglewood.  At the same location Felicity Nove’s studio at 2-F

POW Inglewood GingerVanHook ReneeFox-byGingerVanHookFree shuttle transportation will also be provided by the City of Inglewood. See the website for more info

See image: of Renee Fox and Ginger Van Hook (image courtesy of Ginger Van Hook)

Artists include: Adrienne Adar, Susan Amorde, Lucy Blake-Elahi, Steve Daly, Jeanne Dunn, Renée Fox, Vonder Gray, Scott Grieger, Lee Jordan, Rachel Kaster, Heidi Kidon, Deborah Lambert, Stuart Marcus, Jesus Max, Michael Massenburg, Elizabeth Maucelli, Chris Mercier, Melanie Newcombe, Felicity Nove, Emily Nyberg, Kenneth Ober, PES, David Peters, Snezana Petrovic, Mei Xian Qiu,  Emily Silver, Katie Sinnott, Stan Smith, Lisa C Soto, David Spanbock, Ginger Van Hook, Luke Van Hook, Pontus Willfors and Essi Zimm and many more.

What: Open Studios
Where: Inglewood (various locations)
When: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sat 11.9 LadyjpgLady” is an all female driven art exhibition and bazaar. The show illustrates the many reflections of what women experiences and creates. The event promotes a progressive energy which explores the concept of lady through many roles such as a thinker, designer, teacher, artist, chef, performer and business woman – she has something beautiful to offer.

Artists include: Ulricke Theusner, sharon nao kanes Racqel Honore, Marlena McClain, Constance Brantley, Sunny Bak and more

The event runs all day. 10 am – 11 pm. Lifestyle/yoga: Designer Bazaar: 1 pm – 4pm; Then there will be an art receptions from 7-11 pm.

This is a FREE Event. 10% of total sales goes to the charity, A Window Between Worlds.

What: Art Sale & Benefit
Where: 2124 Temple Street Los Angeles, CA 90096
When: NOV 9th 10 am – 11 pm; Art Exhibition & Reception: 7pm -11pm

In Venice…

Another early one…AlexWoowardthe Mystic Journey Bookstore features a book signing event with Alex Woodard.

Join the Hay House author and award winning song writer for this very special appearance, as he reads from his moving and inspirational book “For The Sender.”

Alex will also be answering your questions and signing copies in store.

What: Book Signing
Where: Mystic Journey Bookstore, 1624 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
When: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Another early one takes place downtown…

Create:Fixate (C:F) presents Dreams at Lot 613. The event combines both art and music and begins at 4:00pm with a three-hour gallery preview till 7:00pm and runs till 2:00am. Admission is $15.00 before 9:00pm and $20.00 for the remainder of the night. Lot 613 is located at 613 Imperial Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021. For more information, including an image gallery of participating artists’ works, please visit

SantaBergamotStationlogo copy Monica has several art parties tonight. As usual, Bergamot Station will feature a couple….

ParisWindow Paris2013 CarolKleinmanTAG Gallery holds an art talk with with Carol Kleinman, LInda Sue Price and Kamil Vognar

See image: “Paris Window”, Paris 2013 Carol Kleinman 

“Paris Windows” features the work of Carol Kleinman. The artist continues her unique work with reflections – merging reality with fantasy. In her new series of photographs on canvas, Kleinman captures a mysterious, multi-layered world as it actually existed on windows all over Paris, from the small streets of the Latin Quater to the 19th century covered passages of the Right Bank.

On view: TAG Gallery. Oct. 29 – Nov 23

What: Opening reception

Where: TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue D3, SM 90404

When: 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 

Phone: (310) 829-9556


And one more that starts a bit later takes place at Bergamot Station…from 8-11:30 pm at Copro Gallery.

AnSat 11.9 Obsolete goran eblastother one in Santa Monica…

Obsolete hosts an opening reception for artist, Goran Djurovic’s new exhibition entitled “Prime Time.”

On view: Nov 8th – Dec 7th

What: Opening reception
Where: Obsolete, 222 Main St., Venice, CA 90291
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: (310) 399-0024

Christopher Grimes Gallery (916 Colorado Ave.) holds an opening from 6-8 pm. 

In West Hollywood…

Louis Stern Fine Arts, 9002 Melrose Ave., holds an opening from 5-8pm.  Also another happening takes place nearby at ONE Archives Gallery & Museum, 626 North Robertson Blvd., from 6-9pm.

In Culver City…

The Whole 9 Gallery opens “Fall,” an exhibit featuring the artwork of Haleh Mashian and Marlene Sanaye Yamada.

Sat 11.9 Whole9 HalehMashian joyful-detinationEnjoy wine and music by Marston

See image: Joyful Destination, by Haleh Mashian

Oct 15th – Nov 19th

What: Artist reception
Where: The Whole 9 Gallery, 3830 Main St., Culver City, 90232
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 310-836-4600

Also in Culver City…François Ghebaly Gallery, 2600 La Cienega Blvd., hosts an opening from 6-9pm.

Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects is pleased to announce the opening of Ruben Ochoa’s solo exhibition, “Dislocated Masses.”

WU Sat 11.9 SusanneVielmetter Ochoa A continuation of Ochoa’s interest in the poetic potential of vernacular materials and urban signifiers, “Dislocated Masses” is composed of three distinct groups of work.

Hayal Pozanti’s work will be on view in the Project Space.

Pozanti’s abstract paintings are composed of opaque and suggestive forms, their scale inspired by the formats in which we receive digital images: the 4:3 ratio of iPhone screens and the 612 pixel square Instagram image.

On view: Nov 9th – Dec 21st

What: Opening reception
Where: Susanne Vielmetter Gallery, 6006 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 90232
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310-837-2117

In the Miracle Mile area…

Head to Marc Selwyn Fine Art, 6222 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 101, for an art paraty from 6-8pm.   Also Steve Turner Contemporary, 6026 Wilshire Blvd, hosts a reception from 7-9pm.

Then there are a couple in the same building…Launch, offers an EARLY opening from 6-8pm  then Merry Karnowksy’s runs a bit later from 8-10pm.

Martha Otero Gallery ipresents New York based artist Eric White’s exhibition All Of This Has Not Occurred.

Sat 11.9 MarthaOteroWhite generates a world seen through the eyes of a quintessential watchman: anxious, hyper-alert, and secretly powerful. He becomes determined to push aside the thick veil of American media’s technology of psychological manipulation by inhabiting the psyche of a brilliant, creative, and disturbed conspiracy theorist.

On view: Nov 9th – Dec 21st

What: Opening reception
Where: Martha Otero Gallery, 820 N Fairfax Ave., LA 90046
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 323 951 1068

In Hollywood…

KMWU Sat 11.9 KMFineArts Fine Arts Los Angeles presents “Unwashed and Somewhat Slightly Dazed,” a solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by American artist Dana Louise Kirkpatrick.

Raised in Washington DC, Kirkpatrick had a hard past struggling to stay in school and at one point becoming homeless. She went on to study Fine Arts at Georgetown University, graduating with honors in 2001 and received the DaVinci Medal for Excellence.

On view: Nov 9th – Dec 21st

What: Opening reception
Where: KM Fine Arts Los Angeles, 814 North La Cienega, Los Angeles 90069
When: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Phone: (312) 255-1319

In Highland Park…

Ave 50 Studio hosts an opening reception for “PASSING THROUGH: Photographs by Leopoldo Peña.”

Sat 11.9 Ave50  LeopoldoPena“Passing Through is an excerpt of a larger body of work in which I am using street photography as a register of demographic change resulting from the deployment of economic forces to reshape the urban space.” -excerpt from Artist Statement.

On view: Nov 9th – Dec 7th

What: Opening reception
Where: Avenue 50 Studio
When: Saturday, November 9th, 7-10pm
Phone: 323.258.1435