4.19-UpperWEstLots going on in Venice tonight….but here’s  a couple more…one in Santa Monica too.

Support a great cause and join Upper West Restaurant and Renee Sloane-­‐Alas for some drinks to end cancer! (Now that’s my kind of party).

Renee is celebrating her 1-year birthday of finishing her cancer treatment by running a marathon with Team in Training. 10% of all proceeds will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and help Renee compete in the San Diego and Alaska Marathon events this year!

What: Upper West, Cancer Fundraiser with Renee Sloane
Where: Upper West, 3321 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica,

When: 6:00pm
Phone: (310)586-1111
Website: http://www.theupperwest.com/

Or in the Hollywood/Hancock Park area, enjoy an artist talk, as part of the Getty initiative Pacific Standard Time, Los Angeles artist Ann McCoy returns to Bleicher Gallery La Brea for an exciting solo exhibit of master works.

4.21 Bliecher AnnMccoyAcclaimed for her enormous and elaborate pencil drawings, Ann’s work is deeply routed in alchemical theory and Jungian analysis.

Reception: Saturday April 21, 7-9:30pm
What: Artist talk, Ann McCoy: Pacific Standard Time Exhibit: OVUM PHILOSOPHORUM The Egg of the Philosophers
Where: Bleicher Gallery 355 N La Brea Ave, Los Angeles CA 90036
When: 7:30 – 9:30pm
Phone: 310 237 6423
Website: http://caporalebleicher.com/


The Venic4.19 VeniceArts the last survivore Art Crawl is here again….yes, VAC takes place every third Thursday of the month in Venice, it is kind of all over the place tonight….so you may need to drive, if you want to hit them all.

At Venice arts, enjoy a free screening and discussion of the award-winning documentary The Last Survivor specifically for teaching artists, educators and high-school and college students, presented in collaboration with with Big Picture Instructional.

What: Free Screening & Discussion of the Documentary ‘The Last Survivor’
Where: Venice Arts Gallery, 1702 Lincoln Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
When: 6:30pm
Phone: 310.392.0846
Website: http://lastsurvivorscreening.eventbrite.com/

N4.19 VAC SurfSkatePostcardow, the Venice Art WALK is getting involved with the Venice Art Crawl….just in case you don’t know, the Venice Art Walk happens once a year and benefits the Venice Clinic. However, the Venice Art Crawl is a monthly art event taking place, every third Thursday.

Tonight the Venice Art Walk, stands in solidarity with the Venice Crawl and hosts a fun evening where you can preview custom decks and surfboards. There will also be local artist, musicians and

What: VAC opening, Surf and Skate, Boardriders
Where:  Boardriders, 585 Venice Blvd.,
Venice 90291
When:  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Website: http://theveniceartwalk.org/

4.19 VACB BamLuLah FlyerAlso on the South side…Bam Bu Lah Yoga Studio gets involved on Washington Blvd. Tonight, paintings by Betsy Enzensberger and Michal O Michaelo will be on view (cureated by Betsy Enzensberger).  Musicians & djs to be announced.

What: VAC opening, Bam Bu Lah
Where: Bam Bu Lah Yoga Studio 38 Washington blvd, Venice Beach, CA 90292
When: 7:00 pm-11:00 pm
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/414083461937842/

Here are some fun VAC shows to stop heading North.4.19 VAC CanalCLUB Larry Steen

Canal Club celebrates the work of photographer, Larry Steen. Tonights show features large-scale photo prints from Southeast Asia.

What: Visions of Southeast Asia
Where: Canal Club, Back room, 2025 Pacific Ave., Venice, CA 90291
When: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Phone: 310-823-5397
Website: http://www.flickr.com/photos/larrysteen/sets/72157606508640218/

4.19 VAC SUnnyBakSutdio BillDambrovaVenice local and Photographer Sunny Bak opens her studioto show paintings by Venice artist Bill Dambrova. See image, You’re So Vein 2012 oil on canvas ©Bill Dambrova

What: Sunny Bak Studio Presents Bill Dambrova: Paintings and Sculpture
Where: Sunny Bak Studio, 2214 Pacific Ave. Venice, CA 90291
When: 6:30 pm -11:30 pm
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/379647402070101/ 
Parking: Street or paid lot on Venice and Pacific 2$

4.19 VAC MomentumMomentum hosts a VAC event featuring artist Codi Barbini. There will also be live music and a special guest DJ.

What: Opening reception
Where: 1317 Innes Place Venice,
When: 7:00 pm -11:00 pm
Website: http://www.facebook.com/MomentumCulture

Check the VAC website for some more events and have a great time.