At noon today, thirty pianists across Los Angeles County will sit down for a simultaneous play-in of Bach’s “The Well-Tempered Clavier.” After that, the pianos are available to any member of the public to play and enjoy. Santa Monica is lucky enough to have two. One is at the Pier, and the other is at the Annenburg Beach House. To find the piano closest to you check out the web site at http://streetpianosla.com Play Me, I’m Yours is an artwork by artist Luke Jerram.
The instruments where painted and decorated specially for this event. One artist, Ray Mc Cray, recieved his piano in early March, working to have it ready for the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. See photo, Ray Mc Cray’s piano at the Nate Holden Center.
What: Play Me I’m Your’s “Lunch Launch”
Where: City wide; Nat Holden Performing Arts Center
When: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Website: http://streetpianosla.com for to find the instrument nearest you
Also don’t forget the downtwon artwalk happens tonight. This is always a fun time with lots going on…check out their website for more details http://downtownartwalk.org/
Or in Santa Monica and pop by Axiom Contemporary. Located in the gallery space in front of deyermond books for the closlng party of Torquato Loves You Baby, an exhibition of work by contemporary artist Torquato.
Tonight, Axiom Contemporary celebrates the successful 3 week run with a reception to benefit Stoked Mentorin
Limited edition shirts and commemorative posters will be available for purchase during Thursday evening’s closing reception.
What: Closing Party for Torquato Loves You Baby
Where: Axiom Contemporary, 2801 Main St., Santa Monica, 90405
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In Beverly Hills, Diane Rosenstein Fine Art celebrates a grand opening of the gallery with an artist reception featuring Cleve Gray.
Cleve Gray: The Connecticut Paintings is the first major exhibition of Gray’s work in Los Angeles, and includes fifteen paintings dating from 1963: his breakthrough into color-based gestural expressionism.
What: Cleve Gray: The Connecticut Paintings
Where: Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, 9399 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills.
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm