In Santa Monica…

ThThur 11.21 MYHero FilmFeste MY HERO Salon previews the 2013 MY HERO International Film Festival with finalists whose films display the importance of education, activism and most importantly, heroism.

The event will include the screening of MEDIA AWARD WINNER GE Forward Focus documentaries.

Where: New Roads School, Capshaw-Speilberg Center for Arts and Educational Justice, Leadership Center, 3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 92626
When: November 21, 2013
Phone: 310-995-2618

Or in Long Beach….

There’s a 3rd Thursday art walk taking place…

Thurs 11.21 LBArtwalk JoycLieberman AlicesDinnerParty30x40Illuminoidal arts/ArtX hosts a closing reception for APPETITE: Tasting Hunger and Desire – Group Art Show. The food-themed show was curated in honor of the onslaught of end-of-the-year holiday feasting!

See image: “Alice’s Dinner Party”, 30×40″ Acrylic on paper by Joyce Lieberman

Works by several Southern California artists explore the nature of appetite and our relationship to food. Hunger for food mingles with the insatiable drives of pop culture, sexuality, humor, and self-discovery.

Artists Include: Douglas Alvarez, Terri Berman, John Kilduff, Joyce Lieberman, Snow Mack, and Serena Potter.

What: Closing reception
Where: 340 E. 3rd St., Long Beach, California 90802
When: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
PHone:(562) 888-1523

In West Hollywood…

GThurs 11.21 Guy Hepner TheConerBrosuy Hepner Gallery presents “True Love Stories,” the Connor Brothers’ first solo exhibition in Los Angeles. 

Following their sold out London exhibition, controversial twins Franklyn and Brendan Connor return to home soil for their highly anticipated first US solo show. Both critically and commercially successful, the twins continue their scathing and humorous exploration of relationships in the digital age.

On view: Nov 21st – Dec 5th

What: Opening reception
Where: Guy Hepner West Hollywood, 300 Robertson Blvd., W. Hollywood, 90048

When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: (310) 979 0011

Also close by…

Thurs 11.21 CohenGallery AnthonyHernandezThe Cohen Gallery hosts an opening reception for “Influenced by the Sun.” Curated by Peter Bartlett, the group show will feature photographic works.

See image: Anthony Hernandez, Forever 44, ‘Sun’

Artists include:  Phil Chang, Kelly Marie Conder, Emilie Halpern, Anthony Hernandez, Siri Kaur, Bertha Jaques, Jeff Mclane, Matt Shallenberger, elin o’Hara slavick & James Welling.

On view: November 21 – January 4, 2014

What: Opening reception
Where: Stephen Cohen Gallery, 7354 Beverly Blvd. LA 90036
When:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 323.937.5525

In Hollywood…

TThurs 11.21 RawAwardsonight, the 5th annual RAWards take place at the brand new OHM Nightclub located at 6801 Hollywood Blvd #433 (located on the 4th floor of the Hollywood & Highland Complex) at 7pm, the 2013

RAWards nominees will be showcased to the public alongside hand-picked local highlights from the season.

See image by Melinda M. Szabo

TThurs 11.21 RAW melindaszabohe national RAWards winners receive big career boosting prizes like distribution, online retail placement, studio time, gallery placement and consultation with industry executives and professionals.

Tickets available online now at
$15 presale
$17 the week of the event
$20 on show day or at the door

What: RAWards
Where: OHM Nightclub located at 6801 Hollywood Blvd #433 (located on the 4th floor of the Hollywood & Highland Complex)
When: 7:00 pm