Final day of Art PlaLOGO ArtPlatformLAtform – Los Angeles and Carmageddon, yeah!….I’m just sayin.’


And for the second day…this event continues in Venice…DON’T Forget there is a Triathlon taking place on Venice Blvd.


The Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA) presents Mirrors of the Mind: The Psychotherapist as Artist.

TheWU GusHarper Mirrorsofmind first of its kind, this exhibition explores and celebrates the intersection of psychology, arts and creativity in the vibrant Los Angeles mental health community.  This two day event is a carefully curated mix of both visual and performing arts created by Los Angeles psychotherapists, including invited presentations on creativity and the power of art.

See website for list of events.

What: Mirrors of the Mind: The Psychotherapist as Artist
Where: Gus Harper Studio, 11306 Venice Blvd., LA 90066
When: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Phone: 310 458-3418


HeTopangalogoad to Topanga Canyon Gallery to enjoy an artist talk and closing reception for Journey. The exhibition features Robin Becker, Rebecca Catterall and Paula Fagan. Beautiful work, I had the chance to stop into the opening. Each artist has also donated an original work of art for a raffle to benefit Liberty Children’s Home, Fagan’s orphanage in Belize. Tickets are available throughout the show and the winner (who does not need to be present) will be drawn during the artists’ talk and closing reception.

On view: Sept 5- Sept 3, 2012; Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

What: Closing reception and artist talk, Journey
Where: Topanga Canyon Gallery, Pine Tree Circle, 120 N. Topanga Cyn Blvd., Topanga 90290
When: Sunday, Sept 30th 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Phone: 310 455-7909


LAMAG at Barnsdall,  the City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artist Fellowships Visual Arts Exhibition on view. Awarded each year by DCA, the C.O.L.A. Fellowships honor a spectrum of the City’s most exemplary mid-career artists of international stature. The 2012 C.O.L.A. award recipients in the visual arts are: Lynne Berman, Martin Durazo, Heather Flood, Diane Gamboa, Mark Steven Greenfield, Steve Hurd, Maryrose Mendoza, and Rika Ohara. The 2012 C.O.L.A. award recipients in the performing arts are: Paul Outlaw and Raphael Xavier. The 2012 C.O.L.A. literary artist is Joseph Mattson.

On view: September 30 to October 28, 2012.Admission is free. For further information on the show visit

What: Individual Artist Fellowships Visual Arts Exhibition
Where: Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., LA 90027
When: 2:00 – 5:00 pm


Also in Brentwood at a private home….help support a great cause at the kickoff of a major campaign to bring literacy and poetry by Get Lit to the Los Angeles school system.

BerniePearl-PixEnjoy The Get Lit Players, Bettie Mae Fikes & Bernie Pearl Blues Band

As an institution, the Ash Grove is entering a new phase of youth and growth. Support an important cause and see what this means while helping this major literacy program for our denuded schools, and have a hell of a good time, for fifteen bucks.

What: Fundraiser, Poetry performances, classic and urban, by the Get Lit Players;
Where: Home & garden of Jan Goodman & Jerry Manpearl, 939 San Vicente Blvd., Santa Monica 90402
When: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tickets $15.00 donation  $5 students


Thats all folks…see ya out there!