M. Harringtong Ga6.28 MHarringtonllery on Abbot Kinney hosts a closing exhibition event for the gallery was a pop up one….and is now off to find a new home hopefully soon. Enjoy live music from Splendido Allstars featuring singer Alanna Vicente. I highly reccomend this band ….the singer is amazing and plays trombone…she’s hot!

What: Closing Exhibition Party
Where: M. Herrington Gallery, 1221 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
When: 7:00 pm -10:00 pm
Phone: 310 684- 3513
Website: www.mherringtongallery.com

And here’s another one on abbot Kinney, right down the street….

6.28 KanaMangalapus BradElterman Factory77 5Kana Manglapus Projects presents “Factory 77,” a rare collection of raw, uncensored photographs by Los Angeles artist & prolific blogger, Brad Elterman. Factory 77 makes its Los Angeles debut showcasing several never before printed images, including a photograph of Cherie Currie of The Runaways and a candid shot of Olivia Newton John and John Travolta together after the Grease premiere.

What: Opening Reception, “Factory 77”
Where: Kana Manglapus Projects, 1346 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Website: http://www.kanamanglapus.com/
Or downtown,
6.30 MOCA RobertBarry
Join artist Robert Barry for a discussion of his work featured in Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974, particularly in regard to his time spent in California.

Please note that although the exhibition is at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, this talk will be held at the Grand Avenue location.

Artist Talk, Robert Barry
Where: MOCA Geffen Contemporary, 152 N. Central Ave. LA 90013
When:  7:00 –9:00 pm
Phone: 213 626.6222
Website: http://www.moca.org/

6.28 LaLuzFishFryVOn the last Thursday of each month, Wacko / La Luz de Jesus Gallery, will host “Billy’s Thursday Night Fish Fry & Community Social.”

The monthly event will present a diverse multi-media mixed-bag variety show of music, spoken word, unusual performance and more, putting a spotlight on several generations of Los Angeles’ performers.

This is a free, two plus hour “in the round” show, with the performers in the center of the gallery. The Fish Fry promises short revolving acoustic based musical sets, poetry, odd pairings of performers and much more.

Tonight’s show features MC Blaine Kapatch along with performers such as Debora Iyall, The Skip Heller Trio, The Groovy Rednecks and more. There is NO cover charge.

What: Performance, “Billy’s Thursday Night Fish Fry & Community Social,” Comedian Blaine Kapatch will host.
Where: La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 4633 Hollywood Blvd., LA 90027
When: 8:00 pm -11:00 pm
Phone: (323) 663-0122
Website: http://www.laluzdejesus.com