It’s the last day of  World Wide Art LA at the LA Convention Center from 10-5pm. See website for admission and additional info.

Also in Santa Monica…

 Santa Monica Art Studios celebrates its 10th anniversary both today during the day from 1-5pm.

In ARENA 1 Gallery, the LA WSun-Oct19-SMAS-10yrood Show opens as well. Artist China Adams’ curatorial project brings together a group of artists whose work in sculpture, installation, painting, photography, and collage collectively present a vision of wood as a uniquely democratic medium.

Artists include: Tom Allen • Annie Buckley • Jason David • Michael Lewis Dodge • Renée Fox • Jeanne Friscia • Oona Gardner • Sherin Guirguis • Doug Harvey • Seonna Hong • Constance Mallinson • David McDonald • Michael Oliveri • Jared Pankin • William Ransom • Ross Rudel • Shawn Smith • Coleen Sterritt • Mary Warner*Joan Weinzettle • Joan Wulf • Almond Zigmund and China Adams.

What: Opening reception
Where: Santa Monica Art Studios, 3026 Airport Ave., Santa Monica. 90405.
When:  1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Phone: 310.397.7449

In the Valley…

Michael Flechtner and Linda Sue Price invite the public to their Open Studio event.

LSun-11-11-LAARTeft: Jigu Zagu by Michael Flechtner
Right: Consistency is not a Virtue by Linda Sue Price

Both artists use neon tubes as their primary media and their different approaches to neon show two compelling and original viewpoints.

Refreshments will be served and there will be a demonstration of neon tube bending.

What: Opening reception
Where: 7712 Gloria Avenue, #4, Van Nuys, CA
When: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Phone: 562-440-3391


In Venice…

The G2 Gallery hosts the final day of its second2014G2-GreenEarthFestival annual G2 Green Earth Film Festival.

The three-day event features screenings, filmmaker panels, after parties and more, all free and open to the public.

The festival will be held at The G2 Gallery in Venice from October 17th-19th with FREE admission to every screening. Enjoy Angel City beer, Chipotle, pizza, popcorn, complimentary valet parking and more –all free– throughout the weekend.

For more information about the festival and a list of events, panels and film screening times, please visit the G2 web site.

The Closing party starts at 7:30 pm; YOU MUST RSVP…CLICK HERE!

What: Opening reception
Where: The G2 Gallery, 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice,90291
When: 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 310 452-2842

In Santa Monica….At Bergamot Station (2525 Michigan Ave.) Robert Berman Gallery (B7) will be hosting live jazz fusion, instrumental, and original music performed by local artists between 2 and 6pm.

In Culver City…

ARCANA: BOOKS ON THE ARTS hosts a book signing for two books featuring photo journalist, Kim Gottlieb-Walker.

Bob Marley And the Golden Age Of ReggaeDuriSun-Oct19-Arcana-BobMarleyng 1975 and 1976, renowned photo-journalist Kim Gottlieb and her husband, Island publicity head Jeff Walker documented what is now widely recognized as “The Golden Age of Reggae.” Over two years of historic trips to Jamaica and exclusive meetings in Los Angeles, Kim took iconic images of the artists who would go on to define the genre and captivate a generation.

On Set With John Carpenter – John Carpenter’s producing partner Debra Hill hired photographer Kim Gottlieb-Walker to be the unit photographer on Halloween, and Kim soon became part of Carpenter’s filmmaking family, going on to shoot stills on the sets of some of his most iconic films: Halloween, The Fog, Escape from New York, Halloween II , and Christine.

What: Book signing and reception
Where: ARCANA: BOOKS ON THE ARTS, 8675 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 90232
When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

See ya in a week…enjoy the ARTS!