It’s that time again….Laguna Beach and San Pedro both offer Art Walks tonight….

Or stay in LA and eat some cake….
Thur 5.2 StarletteCake Cabaret
Tonight in on a roof top Terrace in Beverly Hills, enjoy the American launch of “STARLETTE CAKE.™”

Parisian restaurateur Michèle La Porta created and served “The Cool,” a cake with no sugar, no flour, no eggs, no butter and no fat, which became known as the “STARLETTE CAKE™” due to its popularity among Parisian stars…

The event will feature live entertainment with famous Cabaret Versatile, high hands champagne Rose DEVAUX toast and a tasting of Starlette Cake™ for celebrity devotees, Beverly Hills socialites and new fans.

6:Thurs StarletteCAKE inviitation00pm – 7:00pm: Red Carpet
7:00pm – 8:00pm: Tasting, champagne and cocktails
8:30pm – 9:00pm: “Cabaret Versatile” à la mode Parisian!

What: Drinks, Cake and a show
Where: Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel Rooftop Terrace- 360 N Rodeo drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/StarletteCake

Also in LA….Annenberg Space for Photography (2000 Avenue of the Stars, Century Plaza LA 90067)hosts an artist talk with Ed Ou from 6:30-8pm  http://annenbergspaceforphotography.org/     Also The Raw Artists Hollywood Art Show takes place tonight at 6081 Hollywood Blvd. Tickets are $15.00 pr-sale; $20 at the door. Artist Nicolette Spear’s work will be on view.  http://www.nicolettespear.com   http://www.rawartists.org/hollywood  

Or get out of LA….

Head to San Pedro for a fun artwalk. I have been to several tThurs 10.4 SanPedro1st Thursdayimes, really fun. There is an Artwalk tour which starts at 6:30, meeting at the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, 390 W. 7th Street.

Park free at Ports O’ Call near the San Pedro Art Association (open First Thursday), Berth 77, just north of the Ports O’Call Restaurant. The Red Car Trolley will pick you up there, and take you to (and from) downtown San Pedro. It runs from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Stop into Gallery 381 (381 W. 6th Street San Pedro, CA 90731)

Be sure to check their website for a list of participating galleries at http://1stthursday.com/


Thurs 5.2 Joann ArtmanAlberto Murillo Sunday 60x40Or head to the Laguna Beach ArtWalk….This one is really happeing, some great galleries and art and generally a good time and art party.

JoAnne Artman Gallery, welcomes back artist Rimi Yang for another Solo Exhibition! Rimi’s distinctive style and old world feel is reminiscent of Fine Art Masters.

Be sure to RSVP: 949.510.5481

What: Reception
Where: JoAnne Artman Gallery, 326 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, 92651
When: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 949-510-5481
Website: http://joanneartmangallery.com/

Also participating in the Laguna Art Walk…

The George Gallery hosts an opening reception entitled “Interstices.”

The  Thurs 5.2 GeorgeGalleryFatemahBurnessolo exhibition features the work of Fatemeh Burnes, who recently has re-entered the art world after a fourteen year hiatus.

See image: Off, archival inkjet print, 36 x 36 inches (in exhibition), 2013

On view: May 2 – June 12

What: Opening Reception
Where: The George Gallery, 354 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, 92651
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 949.715.4377

Website: http://thegeorgegallery.com/

Another nice one….

Thurs 5.2 SandstoneGallerySandstone Gallery holds an art party and artist reception…Their two person show features artists KL Heagen and Jong Ro.

On view: May 2nd – June 3rd

What: Opening reception
Where: Sandstone Gallery, 384-A North Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Website: http://www.sandstonegallery.com/


This one tends to go a bit later….

Townly Gallery offers a group show. Be sure to head to their sister gallery….across the street to LGOCA (Laguna Gallery of Contemporary ARt) for another fun art party.

Thurs 5.2 townleyfineart townleylogoEnjoy wine tasting • hors d’oeuvres • live music

What: Laguna Beach Art Walk at Townley and LGOCA
Where: Townley Gallery, 570 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, California 92651/ LGOCA-Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art 611 South Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
When: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Phone: 949 715 1860 / 949 715 9604
Website: http://Townleygallery.com, www.lgoca.com

A bit apart from the pack…is Saltfineart.

Thurs 5.2 Saltfineart“Out of Order” opens at SALTfineart tonight. This special exhbition will take over the entire interior of saltfineart, which will be transformed into the physics-defying vision of Mexican artist Aníbal Catalan.

On view: May 2 – June 30, 2013

What: Opening reception
Where: SALTfineart, 1492 South Coast Highway
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Website:  http://saltfineart.com/

For more info about the Laguna Beach 1st Thursday Artwalk, see their website http://www.firstthursdaysartwalk.com/