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    There’s Something Happening Here – On The Sunset Strip in WeHo!

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    Presented by the City of West Hollywood through WeHo Arts, “There’s Something Happening Here…On The Sunset Strip 1966” is a series of exhibitions and events marking the 50th anniversary of […]

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    The Plastic Religion

    Friday, December 2, 2016

    It’s fitting that the final show at La Luz de Jesus Gallery of 2016, over the course of the month of December – a time of religious celebration and gathering, […]

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    WILD LA – illustrations by Margaret Gallagher

    Friday, December 2, 2016

    Margaret Gallagher is an illustrator in Silverlake, CA. Having spent her childhood running wild on an Oregon farm she comes by her interest in the natural environment honestly – she […]

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  • Designer Con 2016

    Designer Con 2016

    Thursday, November 17, 2016

    Designer Con, now in its’ 11th year, began as the Vinyl Toy Network, in an 1100 square foot room at the Pasadena Civic Center. The organizers quickly realized that the […]

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    Election depression? You can Stand with Planned Parenthood tonight!

    Wednesday, November 9, 2016

    One of my favorite LA photographers is having an opening tonight to support Planned Parenthood Los Angeles. Maggie West is well known for her dreamy colorful romanic portraits and for […]

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    VIDEO: The Cuatrecasas Discovery

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

    Gil Cuatrecasas was a master colorist painter whose work was nearly lost to art history. Cuatrecasas grew up in Spain in the 1930s before emigrating to America where he studied […]

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    Doug Aitken’s Electric Earth exhibition is the best show of the year (maybe ever)!

    Friday, September 9, 2016

    Electric Earth (still), 1999, Eight-channel video installation in four rooms, color and sound, 9:50 minutes/loop, installation dimensions variable     Doug Aitken: Electric Earth   The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Los Angeles, CA September […]

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    La Luz de Jesus’ Annual Coaster Show

    Thursday, September 1, 2016

    Some cities have precipitation and change of temperature to mark the changing of the seasons, and while yes, this one does have seasons I notice more often marking timelines of […]

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  • On August 26 and September 2 from 5pm-8pm, Brian and Ryan will help gallery-goers arrive to SDAI in construction-grade style. Their collaboration Wheelbarrow Valet puts the gallery visitor in the seat of a decked-out whellbarrow and transports them directly into SDAI. Look for Brian and Ryan’s complementary service throughout Balboa Park.

    Not Quite Nothing: Day Trip to the San Diego Art Institute

    Friday, August 19, 2016

    More “copy and paste” journalism by yours truly~~ all you socal artnerds ought to jump in the car and head south to The San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) exhibition opening of “Not Quite […]

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    Bunnie Reiss – All Our Nature

    Friday, August 5, 2016

    Bunnie Reiss lives in a world of rainbows, patterns & adventure. In this world, with an intuitive heart and intelligent mind she produces technicolored otherworldly depictions we can’t help but […]

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Apr
21

AWAKEN opens in West Hollywood 4/21 opening tonight 6-8PM

“AWAKEN: the female voice,” AN EXHIBITION CURATED BY ARTIST BROOKE MASON, TO OPEN AT PLUMMER PARK IN WEST HOLLYWOOD ON THURSDAY, APRIL 21 WITH A RECEPTION FROM 6-8PM FEMALE-ARTIST-ONLY EXHIBITION […]

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Apr
1

WEST HOLLYWOOD’S CELEBRATING APRIL WITH POETRY, PROSE, RHYME

THROUGHOUT APRIL, POETRY, PROSE, RHYME AND VERSE WILL ABOUND IN WEST HOLLYWOOD ~ DURING THE CITY’S CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL POETRY MONTH ~ “POETRY IN LIGHTS” ELECTRONIC BILLBOARDS AND LAMPPOST BANNERS […]

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Mar
28

Special Offer for Art Nerds ONLY! Post-Internet Art Discussion

unfortunately this event has been CANCELED 🙁 {LA – 3/30/16} Context in Flux: Contemporary Art in Space and Online Thursday, March 31st, 6:30-8:30 PM LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) 6522 […]

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Apr
16

Free Tix!! Matt & Kim at Fonda Theatre 4/29/15

Goldenvoice Presents Matt & Kim with Waters Wed, Apr 29, 2015 – 9:00PM Event Info Ages: All Ages Doors Open: 8:00PM New Matt & Kim album just dropped and they […]

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Apr
15

18th Street Champagne Social 4/19/15

SANTA MONICA’S PREMIERE ARTISTS’ RESIDENCY PROGRAM HOSTS OPEN STUDIO EVENT 18th Street Arts Center presents local artists and organizations in addition to visiting artists and exhibitions SANTA MONICA, CA – […]

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Apr
14

Gordon Holden Artist Talk 4/18/15

On Saturday, APRIL 18th, Paul Loya Gallery will host an artist talk with Gordon Holden and dealer extraordinaire Paul Loya! They will to talk about Gordon’s current exhibition WISHFUL THINKING. […]

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Apr
10

Kids in the Hall Live at the Theatre at Ace Hotel 6/2!

Dear Fans/friends/frenemies…You know, we can’t be serious artnerds all the time — occasionally we need to mix it up here with some laughs, comedy, and music! I mean….have you seen […]

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Apr
8

Hey Artists! SUBMIT YOUR ART to MANIFEST:JUSTICE

Hey Artists! Would you like to get your artwork seen by influentials and support an amazing cause?? The biggest names in the Los Angeles art scene are coming together for […]

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Apr
8

Station to Station London this July!!!

Doug Aitken fans rejoice!! Station to Station the epic multi-media-sensory project Aitken pulled off across the US in 2013 is coming to the UK this July!! This summer Doug Aitken’s […]

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Apr
8

INCOGNITO is 5/2 // Tickets on sale NOW!

Choose from 700 original artworks; artists’ identities revealed only after purchase. For full event details visit smmoa.org/incognito. For assistance and questions, contact incognito@smmoa.org or 310.586.6488. INCOGNITO Committee: Jenny Borland, Commonwealth […]

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Apr
6

Free Tix!! The Cribs at The Roxy 4/16

We have another great ticket giveaway from Goldenvoice! Who wants to see the Cribs next week? Tell us your favorite Cribs song on twitter / @ArtNerdLA and you will be […]

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Apr
6

WATCH: Liberatum’s Artistry and Technology

A Liberatum film. Presented by Swire Properties and directed by Pablo Ganguli and Tomas Auksas. Artistry and Technology features: Ed Ruscha, David Hockney, Frank Gehry, Francis Ford Coppola, Susan Sarandon, […]

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Apr
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MILLIE BROWN’S RAINBOW BODY // POPUP APRIL 10-23

An evolution of Brown’s original and most recognized performance work, Rainbow Body presents a survey of the artist’s new home in Los Angeles. Developed from the artist’s iconic yet non-traditional […]

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