2.12 TenWomenIn Santa Monica, Ten Women will be having a Valentine Art and Tea Reception from 2:00 pm till 5:00 pm. Come on ladies, drag your man there….then slip a little mickey into his tea, so he feels fine and wants to buy you something special for VD day.

Ten Women (this is the one that used to be located on Abbot Kinney) is located at 1128 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 90403; 310 393-6254; www.tenwomengallery.com


2.12.12 BERG FrankPictures CamomileHixon glitterburstAt Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., in Santa Monica, Frank Pictures (A-5) has an opening reception for two new exhibitions from 6:00 pm till 9:00 pm. 

“SEQUENtial LOGIC” is the West Coast premier of Camomile Hixon’s mixed media paintings (see image).

A2.12.12 FrankPIctures KatcherDeniseCastellilso opening is “Ceci n’est pas une personne / This is Not a Person,” featuring photographer and ex hollywood agent Michael Katcher. (310) 828-0211; http://www.frankpicturesgallery.com;


2.12BlackSHoePolishPoster2JAZZ FUNK FEST takes place at the Talking Stick from 7:00 -10:00 pm.

Here’s their schedule: At 7pm, MAP – Steve Binder, Gerry Fialka & guests improvise live music.

At 8pm, BLACK SHOE POLISH featuring Fiery poetic painter Rex Butters, Gerry Fialka & guests. At 9pm, enjoy lyrical multi-instrumentalist ERIC AHLBERG’S JAZZ WORKSHOP

The Talking Stick is located at 1411 Lincoln Blvd, Venice 90291; 310-450-6052; http://www.thetalkingstick.net/;

Whew…now that’s a lot of events….Enjoy the weekend and I’ll see you in the galleries at all the best Art parties!