Don’t forget to check the Upcoming Page….Scroll down…we’ve got lists of several music series for your convenience. All of them are FREE like tonight’s featured Culver City one below. There’s also a fun opening in Laguna tonight…see below for info.

C8.2 Blvd RobertDavidHallulver City’s Boulevard Music Summer Festival continues tonight.

Enjoy Americana Country with Robert David Hall with guest Carl Verheyen plus Rockabilly, jumpin’ western swing, and hillbilly boogie with Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys.

Known to millions as the quirky coroner on “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, actor Robert David Hall is an accomplished songwriter, singer, and guitarist. His recently released CD, “Things They Don’t Teach You In School” (produced by Chris Wall) was praised in many music magazines and Hall was called a “songwriter of uncommon depth.”

Joining RDH will be special guest on guitar Carl Verheyen plus his usual stellar bandmates…Pat Colgan (guitar), Ken Deifik (harmonica), Matt Cartsonis (almost anything), Dave Marotta (bass), Sinclair Lott (drums), Craig Eastman (fiddle), Judy Hall (cello).

Allowres-CulverCity Crowdso 100 premium seats are for sale for entry level sponsors at $10 each per show. Tickets may be purchased at Boulevard Music in person or over the phone.

There is Free parking underneath City Hall in the City Hall Garage. Additional parking is free for the first two hours in designated structures in the Downtown area.

What: FREE Music with Robert David Hall & Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys
Where: Culver City City Hall Courtyard 9770 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232 (corner Culver Blvd. and Duquesne Ave.)
When: 7:00 pm,
Phone: 310-398-2583


De8.2 Design-Matters RebecaLowry andromeda rectosign Matters Gallery presents Little of a Muchness, an exhibition of works by Rebecca Lowry.

Lowry creates object-poems where content, media, and method are carefully selected and integrated; by re-imagining context and layering juxtapositions upon each other like wood blocks.

On view: August 2nd – September 2nd

What: Opening Reception, Little of a Muchness
re: Design Matters Gallery, 11527 Pico Blvd., LA 90064
When:  7:00 – 10:00 pm
Phone: 310-841-6423

Or Downtown, MOCA presents FRAMEWORK once again. This new series consists of three site-specific dance performances by L.A. Dance Project/Benjamin Millepied and Los Angeles artist Mark Bradford. 

It takes place in the galleries at MOCA Grand Avenue where The Painting Factory: Abstraction After Andy Warhol is now on view. See image, below left.

8.2 MOCAPainting-Factory615For this unique collaboration, Millepied will dance with Amanda Wells in the museum space on Rudolf Stingel’s Untitled (2007–2012), wall to-wall carpeting installed specifically for the exhibition, accompanied by a soundtrack that includes narration by Bradford.

What: Dance Performance, Framework
re: MOCA, 250 Grand Ave. LA
When:  7:00 – 9:00 pm
Phone: 213 626.6222

GeBrookeHarker-LGOCAt out of LA and take a trip to Laguna.

Artist, Brooke Harker will be one of the featured artists at LGOCA (Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art) tonight. The opening reception runs from 6-9 pm.

Brooke Harker creates vivid images with ink & oils on canvas. Many of her recent works from “Cityscapes” capture historical downtown LA, paying attention to details of the city that may have been forgotten and finding beauty in daily life scenes.

BrookeHarker AfternoonDowntown2The energy in her paintings draw inspiration from studies in improvisation, theatre, yoga, and especially children with whom she has worked extensively around the world, from her native home of Iowa, to Japan, China, Italy, Germany and LA. She now lives in LA.

See image, left, Afternnon Downtown 2 by Brooke Harker.

What: Opening Reception, Group show
Where: LGOCA (Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art), 611 South Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach CA, 92651
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 949 715-9604