Lots going on for a Thursday…whew…PDC does their thang tonight…many of the galleries will be open. I have spotlighted a couple of my faves…

AnotTHurs Nov14 AnotherDayinLA FALLING DOWN Mark Emersonher Year in LA presents, “The Color of Rhythm-Redux”, the inaugural solo exhibition for
painter Mark Emerson. Emerson’s paintings involve rhythms and not just visual ones but are
frequently referred to in musical terms.

On view: November 15th – January 4, 2013

What: Opening Reception, Mark Emerson “The Color of Rythm-Redux”
Where: Pacific Design Center, Suite B 267, 8687 Melrose, West Hollywood, CA 90069
When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: (323) 223-4000
Website: www.anotheryearinla.com

Art-merge | LAB (Suite B257), also has an opening from 5-8:30pm http://art-merge.com/;

ThursNov15 PDC HudsonLinc deepPaintImageSmlSculptural painting group show at HUDSON LINC with Linda Besemer, Leanne Lee, Chris Mercier, David Allan Peters, Linda Stark, Grant Vetter, and Steven Wolkoff. This exhibition
presents paintings that evoke sculpture and sculptures made of paint.

What: “DEEP PAINT: A Medium’s Expanded Ground” Linda Besemer, Leanne Lee, Chris Mercier, David Allan Peters, Linda Stark, Grant Vetter, Steven Wolkoff
Where: HUDSON LINC at the Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., Suite B215, West Hollywood
When: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: (831) 594-7640
Website: http://hudsonlinc.com

AThurs-11.14-JeanieMadsen redcarpet mixed media charity fashion show at the Jeanie Madsen Gallery. Artistspalooza, a non
profit and A New Beautiful join together for an Artist’s charity benefit for teens. Fashion
Designer, Jeanie Madsen will unveil her first collection after a 2 yr hiatus, red carpet style.

Emerging recording artist Emma Winker will perform. DJ Mr. Numberwonderful will spin and a group show will include artists: Jennifer Verge, Mimi Yoon, John Park, Chase, Mark Andrew Allen, Cody Hooper, Clifford Bailey, Scott Horton, Mike Street, L. Croskey, Karen Fisher and
Dasha Guilliam.

Tickets are $10.00 on pay pal www.jeaniemadsengallery.com or $15 @ door.

FREThurs 11.15 JeanieMadsen ArtistPaloozaE VALET (only with RSVP Pre Pay)

What: Artist reception & Fashion show: Fashion Designer Jeanie Madsen, recording artist Emma Winkler, group art show, DJ Mr. Numberwonderful
Where: 1431 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
When: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: (310) 393-7436
Website: www.jeaniemadsengallery.com

Also nearby…Santa Monica Art Studios (3026 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405) presents Feminist Artist Helene Aylon in a live performance. See website at www.santamonicaartstudios.com

The VVACenice Art Crawl is here again. This monthly event takes place every third Thursday from 6:00 pm ish….hey it’s Venice so sometimes it’s more like 7:00pm. Here are some of my favorites…

Low Res Venice Street Legends 6 by Ben HurStart early at the Venice Bistro….The Venice Street Legends will be performing from 5:00 pm till 10:00 pm. A wonderful band, that performs classic country rock. Greg Cruz does a great Johnny Cash.

What: Live Music, The Venice Street Legends
Where: The Bistro, 323 Ocean Front Walk 90291
When: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/venicesreetlegends?ref=hl

RigThurs 11.15 VAC Cadillac BarbaraMastejht in the hood…the Venice Ale House (at Rose and the boardwalk) will be showing some work.

And don’t forget to stop by the Cadillac Hotel to see Barbara Mastej and John C. Ransom. Incredible work….these guys are everywhere tonight…

See image Barbara Mastej
Series: Vestiges of my Venice
Title: Rufus Friedman and Rocket ~ Sherman Canal, 2009
48″ x 60″
Acrylic on canvas.

What:  Cadillac

Where: Cadillac 8 Dudley Ave.
When: 7:00 pm -10:00 pm
Website: www.johnransomla.com; www.barbaraofvenice.com;

JoThurs 11.15 VAC VeniceBreezeRooftopin the Venice Breeze Suites Rooftop Lounge and enjoy the beautiful view of the ocean and sunset as part of tonight’s Venice Art Crawl. 

Artists Fiona Pan and  Mandark Nobody will be featured. FREE drinks, delicious appetizers, music will also be offered. 

What:  VAC Event, Venice Breeze Suites
Where: Venice Breeze Rofftop, 2 Breeze Ave.
When: 7:00 pm -10:00 pm

Thurs 12.15 VAC SmallworldbooksSmall World Books gets back into the action at the Venice Art Crawl.

Tonight they set up pop up exhibition feauturing artists, Christina Mills and Beth Clay will be featuring her jewelry.

Mixed media works will be on view by Christina Mills and Beth Clay will be showcasing her original jewelry designs.

On view November 15th – Decebmer 8th

Right next door, the Sidewalk Cafe features Pint night….

What: VAC Event, Small World Books, The Sidewalk Cafe
Where: 1501 Ocean Front Walk
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone:  310-399-2360

Thurs Nov15 1320Main ShowInvite1320 Main Studios is having a hip show of photographers and emerging artists for the Venice Art Crawl.

The exhibition with feature works by Christo Brock, Matt O’Callahan and Elmer Ventura. Libations and live DJ.

What: show and DJ, Venice Art Crawl
Where: 1320 Main St., Venice, CA 90291
When: 7:00 pm
Website: www.1320main.com


At Cairo Cowboy celebrate life, art, and the Venice Art Crawl.

Enjoy art from Bill Dambrova. As well as live music with Corty Byron.

P THurs VACCairoCowboy JamesBerkowitzoetry and dance by James Berkowitz; Jessica Ceballos; Victoria Sebanz;

What: VAC Event: Poetry, Art Cairo Cowboy
Where: Cairo Cowboy, 46 Windward Ave. Venice, CA 90291
When: 6:30 ish 10;00pm
Phone: (646) 896-4293
FB page:  www.facebook.com/jamesberkowitzwriter

THurs 11.15 VAC HAMA Ransom ThrghAWndwOfStnma Sushi will be showing the work of Barbara Mastej and John C. Ransom.

See image, John C. Ransom
Through a Window of Stone
30″x 40″
Acrylic on canvas

Where: Hama Sushi, 213 Windward Ave.
When: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm.
Website: http://www.hamasushi.com/; www.johnransomla.com; www.barbaraofvenice.com;

Also on this side of town….

Be sure to stop into Canal Club (2025 Pacific Ave.) for Sunny Bak’s Luminious series featuring Charles Bush.

Thurs VAC Luminous CBushWhat: VAC event Celebrity Photographer Charles Bush
Where: Luminous at the Canal Club, 2025 Pacific Avenue
When: 6:30 ish…on

Also James Beach across the street will have a show as well.

Thurs Nov15 VAC BluhousephotoThough this one is in the other direction….you will probably want to hit this one lalter.

Big Blu House is having a Big Blue Happening for the Venice Art Crawl….usually the most rockin to live up to the incredible Jim Morrison who once lived here…

What: Big Blu Happening
Where: 523 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291
When: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Phone: (310) 869-3498

Be sure to check the Venice Art Crawl website  http://www.veniceartcrawl.com

There are a couple more out on the boardwalk at Poke Poke, etc.  Be safe and walk with some friends.