3.8FoodTruckOlympic High School will be hosting another Food Truck Night fundraiser tonight. There will be a variety of food and dessert trucks to choose from – all contributing as a fundraiser for programs serving students who attend Olympic High School, the Independent Study Program, the Off Campus Learning Center, and the Adult Education Center.

This is a fabulous program and will help students who have had a hard time at SAMOHI or Malibu High. Come out in support of the alternative education programs of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District!

What: Olympic High School will be hosting another Food Truck Night fundraiser
Where: Olympic High School is located at 721 Ocean Park Blvd in Santa Monica 90405
When: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Website: http://www.olympic.smmusd.org/

Also don’t forget the Downtown Art Walk happens tonight….it’s every 2nd Thursday of every month. In case you have never been…its has become quite the art party. Some people love, some think it’s not about the art anymore.

Though I do agree, some people go just to party….but there is still some amazing art and artists participating in this event. Here are some of my favorites…. Be sure to check the website.  http://downtownartwalk.org/

3.8 ArtWalkMarch2012Be sure and stop into 262 Gallery which presents a group show featuring, artists Mathew Garber, CR O’Connor, Rachel Rubenstein and others.

Rachel will be showing 8 new pieces of art. www.checkoutmyart.com;

What: Group Show/Downtown Art Walk
WHERE: 262 Gallery 262 S. Los Angeles St., LA
WHEN: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Norbertellen Gallery presents “RIGA NOUVEAU BABES” featuring six Latvian artists presenting works in graphics, illustration, textiles and painting. Aritsts include: Kristiana Dimiters, Ruta Linite, Rudite Mazure Godfrey, Roberts Kolcovs, Aivars Vilipsons, Eriks Jerumanis.

R3.8 norbertellengallery webcardiga, Latvia is often referred to as the “Paris of the Baltics” celebrated for it’s appeal and charm, it’s lively nightlife and progressive cultural scene. It is also recognized for it’s significant contributions to cultural heritage.

What: “RIGA NOUVEAU BABES” Group show
Where: Norbertellen Gallery 215 W. 6TH St.  #110  LA 90014;
When: 6:00 pm till 10:00 pm.
Phone: 818.662.5041;
Website: http://www.norbertellengallery.com/

LACDA byEdFuentes102w5thJoin LACDA for their Eighth Anniversary Retrospective. Over 80 represented artists who have exhibited over the years will be shown in this daunting international effort that includes prints, video, and interactive media.

What: Eighth Anniversary Retrospective, Group show
Where: LACDA, Los Angeles Center For Digital Art
, 102 West Fifth St. LA 90013
When: 7:00 pm till 9:00 pm.
Phone: 323 646 9427

Ju3.8 Hivest around the corner, Hive Gallery offers a group show featurng artist such as: Matt Debbaudt, FLAN, Peter Gullerud, Lefty Joe Torres, Peter Gullerud,  Ivan Godinez, Paul Wilson, Mara Cole, Grant Fuhst, Mark Walker, Steven “Wireboss” Darden, Monica Martinez, Don Farrelly, Mark Walker, Larkin, Brian Robertson,  Anthony Stewart, and many more.

What: Group Show
Where: The Hive Gallery 729 South Spring St., LA 90014
When: 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Phone: 213 955-9051
Website: http://hivegallery.com/

lowres 3.8 GeoffreyJ JamesElliot SantinosflyerOr in Venice, Santinos hosts “Acoustic Thursday Showcase.” Known for their late night dining and tapas, you can also enjoy local performers such as singer/songwriter Geoffrey J. and James Elliot who are scheduled for tonight’s showcase at 11:00 pm.

Expect a lively show from this duo, featuring original music by Geoffrey J as well rock favorites.

What: Geoffrey J performs at “Acoustic Thursday Showcase.”
Where: Santinos 1611 Pacific Ave, just off Windward in Venice
When: 11:00 pm
Website: http://www.santinosvenice.com; http://www.geoffreyj.com