We live in LA ….so summer type festivals will keep on happening….Yeah!!
We have a couple of day time events and don’t forget the Pick of the week takes plasce downtown…Autumn Lights LA.
The Santa Monica Airport hosts an open house…
Enjoy a fun-filled day exploring the airport’s campus, including The Museum of Flying, The Santa Monica Airport Observation Decks, Santa Monica Art Studios, the Airport Park Recreation area, on -site restaurants, S’cream Truck and more.
Special events on the day include guided mini-bus tours of the active air field perimeter, a display of vintage and contemporary aircraft, and mural painting by aviation artist Mike Machat.
Free Admission, Free Parking and Free Bike Valet
What: Santa Monica Airport Open House
Where: Santa Monica Airport, Airport Avenue between Centinela & Walgrove Aves.
When: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
FB Page: http://www.facebook.com/events/356271651113925/?ref=ts
Or in the Miracle Mile area….
TARFEST Music and Art Festival takes place today at the La Brea Tar Pits Park.
Presented by 89.9 KCRW and LAUNCH LA the event will feature performances by indie-rock bands Blondfire, Helena, Soft Swells, So Many Wizards, The Steelwells and The Makepeace Brothers.
Live painting by artists Greg “Craola” Simkins, Johnny “KMNDZ” Rodriguez, Codak Smith and Van Saro, with featured sculptures by Bertil Petersson, Tom Winter, Mattia Biagi and David O. Johnson.
The festivities will also include a Lagunitas Biergarten, a wine bar sponsored by Whole Foods and gourmet food trucks as well as fun social awareness and activities provided by Keep A Breast Foundation, Keep A Breast Non Toxic Revolution, The Pablove Foundation and Hoop It Up Worldwide.
Where: La Brea Tar Pits Park, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90036
When: 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm
Lots of fun openings at Bergamot Station as always….hey may as well enjoy before the MTA starts up with the demolition.
TAG Gallery hosts an artist talk with the artists Carol Kleinmnan, Gary Polonsky and Darlyn Susan Yee..
See image left, Family Day at Santa Monica Pier by Carol Kleinman.
The exhibition opened last week and will be on view from September 4th to September 29th.
To learn more about artist Carol Kleinman, see her website at http://kleinmanart.com/
What: Opening reception, Carol Kleinman, Gary Polonsky, Darlyn Susan Yee
Where: TAG gallery, (D-3) 2525 Michigan Ave., in Santa Monica
When: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
At the Peter Fetterman Gallery…take the chance to meet photographer Elisabeth Sunday, who will be signing copes of her new exquisite book Grace.
For 26 years, Elisabeth Sunday has found her muse in Africa: a place of origins, devastating beauty, great troubles and unyielding expressions of life.
What: Reception, Book Signing with Elisabeth Sunday
Where: Peter Fetterman Gallery (A-1), Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Ave. LA 90404
When: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ADC & BUILDING BRIDGES International Art Exchange, F-2 celebrates artists Betsabee Romero from 6 -10 pm. http://www.adcbuildingbridgesartexchange.org/
Patrick Painter also holds an opening featuring new works by Rinus Van de Velde.
The exhibition will include large scale, figurative charcoal drawings on canvas that realize the mediums unique ability for subtle shades and deep shadows to intertwine emotion and narratives from individual works into a larger story that spans the entire exhibition.
On view: September 22nd – October 27th
What: Opening reception, Rinus Van de Velde
Where: Patrick Painter, Bergamot Station, A8 & B2 2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310 264 5988
Or in Venice…G2 Gallery holds an opening reception for photographer Lisa Gizara. Beautiful work.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a $5.00 admission charge which will directly support environmental organizations.
What: Opening reception,Lisa Gizara
Where: The G2 Gallery, 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice,90291
When: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 310 452-2842
Aran Cravey Gallery (1638 Abbot Kinney Blvd) also has an opening from 5-8pm and C.A.V.E. Gallery (1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd) will have one too from 7-10pm
New Image Art Gallery holds an opening reception for Here Comes Purple, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles artist Megan Whitmarsh. The exhibit will feature sculpture, wall pieces and giant fabric collage.
Working primarily in textiles, her re-fabrication of cultural and personal ephemera results in a rueful yet bold kind of Pop art.
What: Opening reception, Here Comes Purple
Where: New Image Art Gallery is located at 7920 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood 90046
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 323 654 2192
In West Hollywood…
Hadid Gallery presents an opening reception for Sandra Baia’s newest exhibition, Looking is not Seeing.
Hadid Gallery always has a fun art party. Wonderful art, tasty cocktails, and an eclectic crowd….what more do you want?
What: Sandra Baia: Looking is Not Seeing
Where: Hadid Gallery 8933 Beverly Blvd, CA 90048
When: Saturday, September 22nd, 7 to 9 pm
Phone: 310 288-8300
David Kordansky Gallery celebrates Coup d’état, an exhibition of new work by Rashid Johnson.
This is the artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery.
On view: September 22nd – November 10th
What: Opening Reception,
Where: David Kordansky Gallery, 3143 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90016
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In Marina Del Rey…
Brenans offers live music.
If you like classic rock,Dazed and Confused is the band for you.
Go back to the 80’s with Aerosmith, Van Halen and more.
Tasty food here too…and best of all, there’s no Admission. Free.
What: Live music, Dazed and Confused
Where: Brennan’s Pub, 4089 Lincoln Blvd., Marina Del Rey
When: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm