ALAC-LogoIt’s the final day of Art Los Angeles Contemporary taking place at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica….if you have not yet stopped in …be sure to. Enjoy a visual feast for your eyes. Featuring an established and emerging galleries from all over the world.

This year’s event will feature a comprehensive programming series, including artist talks, panel discussions, film screenings and performances. Attracting over 12,000 art lovers, the Art Los Angeles Contemporary Fair is the place to be this weekend!

OSun-POW-ALAC Ochoa VIelmetterne of my favorite galleries…Susanne Vielmetter is featuring work by Ruben Ochoa (see image).

Also be sure to pop by 1301PE….who will be spotlighting the work of artist Ann Veronica Janssens.

Richard Telles Fine Art will present work by celebrated California artists Lecoa Dole-Recio and Roger Herman.

1-Day Pass  $20
3-Day Pass  $30

What: Art Los Angeles Contemporary
Where: Barker Hanger, 3021 Airport Ave., SM 90405
When: 11:00 am–6:00 pm

In Downtown LA…

L.A. Artcore is pleased to announce a special solo exhibition for artist Burton Kopelow. At the age of 89 Burton Kopelow is having his first, long-awaited exhibition at the LA Artcore Brewery Annex.

KoSun-Feb-2-LAArtcore-Kopelow LGpelow is a self-taught artist with a large body of work and this retrospective show, which reflects his striking and distinctive abstract style, represents a fraction of his catalogue of over 2,000 pieces. Nearly 100 abstract pieces from the 1970s through today will be on view; ranging from wall-filling works of vibrant, colorful, geometric shapes with touches of irregular tessellation to smaller more recent works of more organic, free-form abstraction.

There will also be a conversation with the artists at 2 pm.

What: Opening reception
Where: LA Artcore Brewery Annex is located at 650 A South Avenue 21, LA, 90031
When: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Phone: 323.276.9320

LAMAGIn Silverlake…

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) and CSUF Begovich Gallery present a F. Scott Hess Retrospectives.

The show, spanning five decades of Hess’ art is being presented concurrently at both locations and is accompanied by an approximately 160-page catalog.

TraiSun-Feb2nd-LAMAGned in Vienna the American artist F. Scott Hess is one of the most technically accomplished artists working with the human form today. His psychologically charged paintings delve into the depths of the human psyche. Hess has an uncanny facility for portraying nuanced poses and gestures that communicate complex emotional states and engaging, often open-ended, narratives.

The CSUF Begovich Gallery exhibition was held from January 25 to February 27, 2014…Now its LAMAG’s turn at Barnsdall.

Food and Libation sponsored by the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Associates

What: Opening Reception
Where: Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los
Angeles, CA 90027
When: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Phone: (323) 644-6269

One more art party takes place at Overduin and Co. (6693 Sunset Blvd., LA 90028), from 7-9pm.

SuperBowlNYIf you are interested in a Superbowl party…

A great place to pick up men…ladies!!! Just pretend you know what’s going on….that’s what I do! Look for a hot guy and cheer whenever he does….

In West Hollywood…Rock & Reilly’s Irish Pub puts on a “Stuper Bowl” party each year. With seventeen flatscreen TVs, there’s lots of choices to watch the game and still be in the social mix. Food and drink specials start early with a pre-game party starts at 11:30am and runs till 5:00 pm. Drinking games too…with prizes such as free drinks and gift cards. 8911 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood; 310-360-1400.

In Westchester…

lowres MelodyBarandGrillMelody Bar & Grill offers always a fun place to be…will have all the TVs tuned to the Super Bowl…

This retro bar will be  offering a special menu for the Super Bowl starting at around 3pm.

Even a hotdog and beer special as well as drink specials. Be sure to call ahead to confirm.  Good grub here….Mama loves it!!! 

What: Super Bowl viewing
Where: Melody Bar, 9132 S Sepulveda Blvd, LA 90045-4804
When: 2:00 pm 
(310) 670-1994
Parking: Free in the back

In the Miracle Mile area…Enjoy an All-You-Can-Drink half-liter draft beers for $25.00 per person at Wirtshaus as well as complimentary bar snacks. Indoor & outdoor dining. Wirtshaus’ regular Sunday Brunch buffet will also be available from 10am-3pm featuring “Bottomless” Mimosas. 345 N. La Brea Ave., LA; 323-931-9291;

In Marina Del Rey….

BrennansAlso Brennan’s Pub will be having an all day extravaganza….very much like their St Paddy’s Day events.

They always have fun events in the beer garden. This one will start at 10:00AM!!!…Be aware they often have a line to get in…so plan on getting there early.

Party on the Patio as well as the tented parking lot. 

Food is available all day. Breakfast in the morning and their regular menu for the rest of the day. Coors Lite will be $3.50 all day.  Plus Champ Bailey shots for $5.00 Tasty food here too…and best of all, there’s no Admission. Free.

What: Super Bowl viewing
Where: Brennan’s Pub, 4089 Lincoln Blvd., Marina Del Rey
When: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Phone: 310.821.6622

Remember to call ahead to all of the above establishments to confirm times and prices…etc.,

Enjoy the weekend…the art and the Super Bowl too….