In Venice….

OWU 11.23-11.24 VeniceOceanariumceanarium holds its annual two-day reading of Herman Melville’s great American novel “Moby Dick,”

Tim Rudnick runs the museum-without-walls called the Venice Oceanarium and will be hosting the event.

The Moby Dick reading will be held at the rocky beach near the end of Windward Avenue in Venice.

What: Book reading
Where: Windward Ave…head to the rocks on beach
When: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Phone: (424) 270-5757


EWU-SUN-11.24 ArroyoArtsTour CJ Metzger LilyQueenofBeesxplore the vibrant, creative community of Northeast LA, often called NELA. Featuring a diverse range of fine art and craft by both emerging and established artists, the Arroyo Arts Collective Discovery Tour is one of the oldest art tours in Los Angeles.

See image: CJ Metzger, Lily Queen of the Bees,
Attendees will have the opportunity to discover, appreciate, and purchase amazing art, while touring an eclectic mix of studios, homes and historic buildings.  Offerings include remarkable paintings in every genre, ceramics,  wearable art, intricate metal works, hand-hewn musical instruments, finely crafted drawings and prints, tapestries, and one-of-a-kind jewelry.

This self-guided auto tour focuses on Highland Park, Mount Washington, Eagle Rock, Montecito Heights, and Glassell Park.  Shuttle buses will also be available with stops at select locations.

Admission” $10 in advance, or $15 on the day of the tour.

What: 20th Annual Arroyo Arts Collective Discovery Tour
Where:  Lummis Home, 200 East Avenue 43, Highland Park, CA 90042
When: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

In Marina Del Rey…

CoSat 11.23 ZebiSALEntemporary artist, Zebi holds her Annual Holiday Sale today and tomorrow. The event takes place at her art stuido…get an inside glimpse of Zebi’s workspace.

Pick up some original gifts for the holiday and enjoy live music with Morena Santos, Nelson Marquez, Jesse Ontiveros. Joshua Herbest and friends, plus DJ Peter Pedro. Zebi also creates some amazing ceramics…she is quite the talented lady.

1 block south of Washington Blvd., 2 blocks east of Lincoln Blvd.

What: Holiday Sale
Where: Zebi’s Studio, 13373 Beach Ave., Marina Del Rey, Ca 90292
When: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: 310 301 4497

In Pasadena….

Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company led by Artistic Director, Lance Davis, presents their first full production of the 2013-14 Season, Molière’s The Middle Class Nobleman.

Fri 11.8 ParsonsNoseTheater NoblemanPhoto2See image: Lance Davis (Monsieur Jourdain/Director) watches a scene between James Calvert (Covielle) and Gary Lamb (Cleonte – not pictured).
Putting lipstick on a pig, the French master Molière gives us the narcissistic bourgeois, Monsieur Jourdain, who can buy all of the lessons but none of the talent. His ignorance is far from bliss for his wife and family. The Middle Class Nobleman will be performed in an original translation and adaptation by Parson’s Nose Artistic Director, Lance Davis. The Parson’s Nose Company will include Lance Davis, Mary Chalon, Marisa Chandler, Jill Rogosheske, Paul Perri, Barry Gordon, Gary Lamb, Mark McCracken, Tom Ashworth, James Calvert, and Nora Frankovich.

Parson’s Nose Theater performs at Lineage Performing Arts Center located at 89 South Fair Oaks, Pasadena, CA 91105. The show runs through November 24th.

Admission: $20 suggest…but pay what you can (I LOVE that!!!)

What: Performance
Where: Lineage Performing Arts Center, 89 S. Fair Oaks, Pasadena, CA 91105
When: 8:00pm
Phone: 626-403-7667

Enjoy, the art, music, poetry, theater and more…..Hope to see you out there…