In the Valley…

ASun-July26-TopangaVintageFest-Charlie w portrait vertt Topanga Vintage, Tin Machina’s Dave Collyer will shoot portraits using the collodion process from the 1850’s. Think Lincoln’s iconic image. Collyer, who shot tintype portraits of the Sons Of Anarchy cast and mega-model Lucky B. Smith, will charge $60. See image.

The event will also feature 5 food trucks, including Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race winner The Middle Feast, with full menus ranging from shawarma to sushi to breakfast burritos, plus icy desserts like avocado ice cream and 100% fruit Italian Ices. No alcohol.

Admission is $3, kids 12 and under are free. Vets and Armed Forces free. Free parking

What: Topanga Vintage Market (over 150 vendors of vintage and art)
Where: Pierce College, Lot 7, Victory Blvd at Mason Ave., Woodland Hills CA 91306
When: Sunday, July 26 8am-3pm
Phone: 310-422-1844


It’s the 2nd and final day of the 2015 the Malibu Arts Festival (produced by the Malibu Chamber of Commerce).

CSat-Sun-July25-26-MalibuArtsFestivalelebrating 44 years the annual event promises to offer something for everyone.  Considered one of the most beautiful outdoor art festivals in the nation, the Malibu Arts Festival features over 200 award-winning painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers, and other unique artisans. Festival goers can visit with artists under gleaming white tents and learn about the creation of art in every genre.
Alongside the artists, members of the Chamber of Commerce share and promote their businesses in the Chamber Village section. The Arts Festival also includes an entertainment stage where original musicians perform each day, a children’s workshop where kids work with artists to create their own art, and a food truck terrace featuring exciting menu items with incredible cuisine.

Artist Daniela Schweitzer will be featuring twelve paintings as part of the Malibu Art Association area, right in the center and entrance of the festival! Also the art of Jody Valmassy will be on view at booth #555 (at the top of the center stairs, leading to the beer & wine garden). Be sure to stop by and say hi!

What: Malibu Art Festival
Where: Malibu Civic Center, 23555 Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265
When: Sunday, July 26, 2015 10:00 am – 6:00pm


In Los Feliz…Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park – LAMAG 4800 Hollywood Blvd. LA 90027) hosts its annual juried show. Presented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at the historic Barnsdall Park. Taking place from July 26th through September 20th, this pioneering biennial exhibition provides emerging artists from across Southern California with a competitive opportunity to exhibit their work. The event runs from from 2-5pm.


In the Hollywood Hills…

Robby Gordon opens his studio and home once again. DrRobbyGordon

The Hollywood Gallery has 3 stories of amazing art. Every wall is covered with painting , ceramics and glass. All the windows (15 of them) have automatic painted vertical blinds that go up and down by remote control. The windows frame a magnificent view into a unique sculpture garden with a view of downtown La all the way to the ocean.

The gallery is surrounded by a the Hollywood Sculpture garden with sculptors by Robby Gordon, Ed Hart, Luis Perez, Kyle Alexander and more.

There is a free Buffet dinner but you MUS RSVP – CALL 949 861 1709.

This is a one night ONLY!

What: Artist reception
Where: Hollywood Hills, 2430 Vasanta way Hollywood Hills Ca 90068
When: July 26, 5-8pm
Phone: 949 861 1709 RSVP


In Hollywood…Freedman Fitzpatrick, (6051 Hollywood Blvd., # 107, LA 90028) hosts a reception from 7-9pm.


Head to the Valley…

Sun-July26-JeannePage-Sterlings-2015Tonight, vocalist Jeanne Page, Broadway World nominee, is returning to Sterling’s Upstairs at The Federal with her new show Doing My Swing Thing. It will be a full band show featuring the wonderful talents of Charlie Harrison pianist/musical director, Freddie Johnson bassist, Henry Newmark drums/percussion, Dan Sawyer on saxophone/guitar.

You will enjoy a delicious evening of Jazz, Blues, Classic surprises and selections from Jeanne Page’s new album “Reboot” that was recently featured on KHTS AM 1220.

One night only, July 26, 2015 – General Admission $20 (+tax & service fee) – includes buffet dinner, glass of wine and show.

Street parking or parking lot behind venue. When booking, use code SterlingsUpstairs 072615 to boo

What: Performance
Where: Sterling’s Upstairs at The Federal 5303 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood
When: Sunday, July 26th 5:30 p.m. dinner and/or cocktails, 7:00 p.m. show
Phone: (800) 838-3006 Ext. 1, use code SterlingsUpstairs 072615 to book


Tra la…enjoy, I’ll see ya out there!