M2.9 13 FarmersMkt MardiGrasFlyerardi Gras is on the horizon…. yes the party’s  started early so come enjoy Mardi Gras at the famous Farmer’s Market.

Todays’s party features great music, festive decorations, impromptu parades and plenty of Cajun food and beer and beads highlight the weekend party and don’t forget, there’s a rousing Fat Tuesday evening bash, too.

There’s also a parade as unique as the Market itself, Mutti Gras, a jester-led parade of costumed pets which concludes with an audience-judged King & Queen of Mutti Gras contest.

Go to the website to see a full listing of who’s playing and when.

What: Mardis Gras Party
Where: Farmers Market, 6333 West 3rd Street, 3rd & Fairfax, LA 90036
When: 12:00 am – 8:00 pm
Phone: (323) 933-9211
Website: www.farmersmarketla.com

It’s a great day to head to the Hammer Museum…

Sun Feb10 Hammer LlynFoulkesCurator, Ali Subonick will lead a public walkthrough of the exhibition LLYN FOULKES.

Free with museum admission.

Parking is available under the museum for $3 for 3 hours.

See image: Llyn Foulkes, Lucky Adam, 1985, Mixed media, 50 x 35 in. (127 x 88.9 cm)

What: Walkthrough
Where: The Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. (NE corner of Westwood and Wilshire)
When: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Website: http://www.hammer.ucla.edu

Or in Venice…WU Sun Feb10 MoZaic

Enjoy art and live music at the Talking Stick.

Artist Marty Katon will be on view as part of an art and music showcase put on by Mozaic…

The Talking Stick is a community driven coffeehouse offering weekly entertainment from local talent.

ThWU SunFeb10TalkingStick MartyKatonAfrolione Talking Stick offers coffee drinks and tasty salads, sandwiches for sale. Yummy desserts too. So support the arts and buy a cup of joe.

Free Admission.

What: Music, Art Opening
Where: Talking Stick Coffee Lounge 1411 Lincoln Blvd Venice 90291
When: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Website:   http://www.thetalkingstick.net/  http://katonart.com/

That’s all folks….Hope to see ya at haleArtS P A C E on Friday!