Now this is something different….

Take a tour with artist Gary Baseman to his favorite Los Angeles childhood haunts. Experience growing pains from his old neighborhood, with favorite bars, galleries and more.

OfWU Sun 6.30 Garybaseman skirball lgfered in conjunction with the exhibition Gary Baseman: The Door Is Always Open, he excursion will include trivia contests and door prizes!

I love his work…check out his website for more info.

Bus leaves from the Skirball Cultural Center at 10:00 a.m. and will return by 3:00 p.m. $60 General; $50 Skirball Members

Buy tickets here

What: Tour
Where: Start/Finish Skirball Cultrual Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 (exit 405 Freeway at Skirball Ctr Dr)
When: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

In Downtown LA….

CB1sun 6.30 CB1 OsvaldoTrujillo Gallery presents “Ancient Future,” Osvaldo Trujillo’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. Inspired by a recent trip to Peru, Ancient Future, is an exploration of the relationships between civilizations, spanning time.

See image: Osvaldo Trujillo, The Observatory, 2013, oil on panel, 40″ x 48″

Also opening is a summer works on paper exhibition, “A Few of My Favorite Things,” organized by gallery director Clyde Beswick.

Artists include: Emily Davis Adams, Brian Scott Campbell, Karen Carson,Timothy Nolan, Craig Taylor, Betty Tompkins and many more.

On view June 30 – August 18

What: Opening reception
Where: CB1 Gallery, 207 W. 5th St., 90013

When: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Phone: 213-806-7889

Mat Gleason of Coagula Curatorial and Alysse Stepanian of Manipulated Image have partneredWU Sun 6.30 Coagula WIFE THE GREY ONES 1 copy to bring together video artists from around the globe for SundayNight Screenings and multimedia events in downtown, Los Angeles.

This inaugural event curated by Stepanian features video art set to music.

Videos by Joe Merrell, Payam Mofidi, Kathy Rose, Christine Schiavo, Alysse Stepanian, WIFE (Jasmine Albuquerque, Kristen Leahy, Nina McNeely) and Dorian Wood

What: Reception
Where: Coagula Curatorial, 977 Chung King Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90012
When: 7:30 pm
Phone: 213-620-1569

In Venice…

Join director and poet, Pegarty Long for a screening of her 90 minute gothic feature film, “An Irish Vampire in Hollywood.”

Sun 6.30 IrishVampireLong describes the film, “…a tale of mystery, magic, faeries, mad scientists, blood, vampires and love. When Hollywood beauty Manananaan is kidnapped by a creature of the night, her artist twin sister Mara journeys to Ireland to rescue her. Resisting the powerful sensual allure of the demons of darkness, Mara finds the luck of the Irish turning against her. Filled with creatures, faeries and lots of blood, this fight between good and evil has the Emerald Isle as its prize.”

Admission $10.00

What: Screening
Where:  Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Bl. Venice, CA 90291
When: 7:00 pm
Phone: 310-822-3006

As my favorite cartoon character, Bugs Bunny would say…That’s all folks!