In Venice…JoesFRONT

V-SCAPE and Joe’s Restaurant celebrate the work of renowned artists Raymond Pettibon, Stas Orlovski with an opening reception.

Please RSVP 310 399 5811 for art reception.

If you plan to dine at Joe’s following the reception we urge you to reserve at 310 399 5811; Valet Parking is available.

What: V-Scape Reception, Raymond Pettibon, Stas Orlovski
Where: Joe’s Restaurant, 1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Venice CA 90291
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310 399 5811


Or in Downtown LA, Barbara West at the Brewery present Ambiguous Particulars, a selection of new paintings of old places by Teale Hatheway. The show will be on view at Barbara’s at the Brewery from August 8 through November 10, 2012.

What: Opening reception, “Ambiguous Particulars”
Where: Barbara’s at the Brewery: 620 Moulton Avenue #110, Los Angeles, CA 90031
When: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Phone: 626-840-2740



Also tonight marks the opening day for the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival August 8th through August 12th. It supports a wonderful cause, St. Vincent Meals on Wheels.

It all begins at a private residence in Bel Air this evening, August 8. Throughout the week there will be cooking demonstrations, wine seminars, lunches, dinners and a grand tasting, taking place all over LA.

See Saturday events for info on the Grand Tasting. See their website.

2022 UPDATE: Unfortunately for all of us the LAFW event is no longer taking place and the website has been shut down. See Destinations Section for a full list of food festivals or CLICK HERE for a direct link to the best LA annual Food Events.Visit the Stories Section; under Dining Drinking – the Events Page to read reviews of these food events or CLICK HERE for the direct link.