There are tons of FREE music events…..see the Upcoming Page….Scroll down…we’ve got lists of several music series for your convenience.
Downtown, MOCA presents FRAMEWORK, a new series of three site-specific dance performances by L.A. Dance Project/Benjamin Millepied (see image) and Los Angeles artist Mark Bradford, in the galleries at MOCA Grand Avenue where The Painting Factory: Abstraction After Andy Warhol is now on view.
For 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
Where: MOCA, 250 Grand Ave. LA
When: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Phone: 213 626.6222
The Venice Art Crawl is upon us once more. And rumor has it, it will be a bit of the same pop-ups that participated in the Biennial….ah yes….we shall see.
Looks like many of the normal Venice Art Crawl people will be out and about....here are some of my favorites at the Venice Art Crawl and remember to check out the website http://www.veniceartcrawl.com
Emerged Productions presents Meditations on Technology and Nostalgia
The theme is focused upon the idea that technology and nostalgia govern communication and social practices through recurring modes as a means to retain the past and gain perspective through a modern lens. The discourse between art, technology and nostalgia is interrelated and can be represented from multiple perspectives.
Art by Leah Cooper, Jennifer Esteban, Randall Foster, Jacqueline Glusmon, Julian Keith, Sara Merayo, Michael Morrison, Matt Ohm, Eduardo Reyes, Jerry De Santiago, Jason Stepina, Michael Winter, Marianne Wolf and many more.
Live music, some wine but byob….which is always smart. Rumor has it there may be some appetizers…but limited….Check out their FB page for more info.
What: Emerging Productions, Meditations on Technology and Nostalgia
Where: 1317 Innes Pl. Venice, Ca 90291
When: 6:00 pm -10:00 pm
Also 1320 MAIN presents the artwork of Mark Satterlee with an artist reception from 6:30-10:30pm.
Curator Sunny Bak continues her photography series….with Late Night with David Letterman photographer Marc Karzen. At July’s VAC, Karzen will be featured at the popup venue Luminous located inside Canal Club.
The show features images that span the 20 plus years Karzen worked with the Letterman show
What: Luminous Pop-up featuring Marc Karzen
Where: Luminous at Canal Club 2025 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291
When: 6:00 pm -10:00 pm
Way down at the other end….on Washington, at Bam Bu Lah, Betsy Enzenberger, Ceylan Fadiloglu, Lusa Rasmussen and more.
Plus live music with the Cerney Brothers at 8:30.
What: VAC at Bam Bu Lah
Where: Bam Bu Lah, 38 Washington Blvd.
Contact: Betsy: Betsy@betsyenzensberger.com
FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/102211596592246/
And save the best for last…..or you may just want to start here to make sure you get in….it gets kinda crazy. Dogtown Artists United will be at the Blu House again. Yes I am sure they will have a lot of the same stuff from the Biennial, but they have brought in some new stuff to zip it up.
This is your last chance to see what Dogtown Artist United have put together at this amazing location on the Venice boardwalk. Artists include Isabelle Alford-Lago, Chase, David Healy, Gregg Fleishmann, Shana Koenig, David Leitch, Herwig Maurer, Chris Saunders, just to name a few.
See image of artist, Shana Koenig’s hanging light sculptures with Debi Cable’s black lit art.
Interactive Installation with Tim Thompson with Space Palette
Space Palette is a Kinect-based instrument that needs the collaboration of the public. Through hand movements you can control the sound and create beats and that simultaneously generates graphics.
Performance with Tim Pellerin from Liquid Fantasy Art in an kaleidoscopic body painting performance with 6 painted models, they have a glow room and live music too. Check out the FB Page for more info.
What: Dogtown Artists
Where: Blu House, 523 Ocean Front Walk, Venice Beach and Gingerbread Court
When: 7-11:00 pm
FB Page: http://www.facebook.com/events/125926317549571/