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LA Artcore presents four artists whose work has in common strong relationships with the dreaming of reality and the physicality of materials. They also share strong influences drawn from Japanese ways of thinking, producing artwork that is contemplative and strives to focus to an elegant and effective point.

Curated bySun-Aug17-LAArtcore Lydia Takeshitahe, the group exhibit features artists from Japan and the United States.

Artists include: Toyoko Katsumata, Robert Walker, Mitsunori Kurashige, Arimichi Iwasawa.

Conversation With the Artist Series at 2 p.m.

On view: Aug 17th – Aug 31st

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

In Santa Monica…

Seaside SoiSunAug-17-SummerSoireeree on the West End of the Santa Monica Pier…LA’s groundbreaking Silent Frisco brings its vibrant dance party to the Santa Monica Pier for the first time ever! Groove on the West End of the Pier while overlooking the iconic beach and SoCal sunsets on Sundays this summer. Enjoy DJ battles in your headphones on three channels, cooling station and VIP Co-Op Lounge.

This event will take place every Sunday through Sept. 21st.

Aug 24: DJ Valida (KCRW) • Fortune 421 • Red Tide
Aug 31: Dan Wilcox (KCRW) • Lights Down Low DJs
Sept 7: Will Crimes • Shifty Rhythms • Team Supreme
Sept 14: Motion Potion • The Do LaB • theLIFT
Sept 21: Jeremy Sole (KCRW) • The Good Vibe • Motown on Monday

$10 in advance
$30 VIP Co-Op Lounge

Includes hosted beer, wine and mimosas from 5-9pm; Click Here to purchase tickets!

What: Seaside Soiree
Where: West end of Santa Monica Pier
When: 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

In Venice…

Beyond Baroque presents “BUKOWSKI IN Sunday-Aug17-BeyondBaroque-PhilomineTHE BATHTUB.”

Its the 7th season year…Philomene Long and John Thomas honor the late poet laureate of Venice Philomene Long and her Beat poet husband John Thomas.

The event celebrates the words and song and the new publication of the third edition of the rare and long out of print “Bukowski In The Bathtub.”

Books will be available for sale.

Wine and snacks.

This is a FREE event.

What: Release Party
Where: Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Bl. Venice, CA 90291
When: 7:00 pm

In the Valley…

Joes Bar and Grill LogoWe’ve got some more music at Joe’s Bar & Grill in Burbank. Good food and a large dance floor….so bring your dancin’ shoes.

Tonight, enjoy the Paulie Cerra band….btw, this guy is great.

No cover.

What: Live music
Where: Joe’s Bar & Grill 4311 West Magnolia Boulevard Burbank, CA 91505
When: 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Phone: (818) 729-0805
Website: get out there and enjoy the culture!