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LAArtParty is an arts and entertainment website. Established in 2010, it is an online go-to guide for what's happening in and beyond the LA area - this includes dining, travel and more.

Founded by journalist, and "Blues Mama" Kathy Leonardo (a longtime performer), the campy site has an unusual slant which will keep you entertained. Leonardo has been writing for the past 15 years about various subjects for the Huffington Post, THRIVE GLOBAL, LA Weekly, etc.

Each month the LAArtParty staff, led by Kathy Leonardo decides which events will be featured. Posted at noon on the Thursday prior to the last week of the month, LAArtParty.com features the Top Ten Art Parties, plus other fun events each month. VIP subscribers find out ONE week prior to the public and receive discounts and invites to VIP parties throughout the year.

See Contact Page to find out how to become a VIP subscriber so you don't miss any more great ART Parties!! See Contact/Rates Page to find out how submit and promote your own events!

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Sunday July 1st

The56 Torranceartwalkposterre's always an art walk happening somewhere....so if you are up to one , head to the First Sundays Art Walk in Torrance....it runs from April to Sept.

SOUTH BAY ART WALK at Miramar Park is situated on a grassy bluff with views of the beach, Pacific Ocean and P V Peninsula.

Featuring Artists by the Beach. Come and meet over 30 Local artists showing original works in Painting, Drawing, Photography, Sculpture, Ceramics, Jewelry, Wearable Art & Handmade Baskets.

7.1 TorranceARtShowWhat: Art Walk at the Beach
Where: 201 Paseo de la Playa, Torrance 90505
When: 10:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Phone: 310 514-2558


WU-7.1 Bleicher CathyWeissBleicher Project Space presents a demonstration by artist Cathy Weiss who will discuss her art and show how she integrates the printmaking process into her work.

Members of the audience will experience the printmaking process. Attendees are encouraged to bring a recycled t-shirt for a demonstration of printing ready-made wood block images.

I had the chance to see Cathy's work in person, which was truly breathtaking....this image does NOT do it justice. Be sure to stop into the gallery and enjoy her work.

What: Art Demo with Cathy Weiss
Where: Bleicher Gallery 355 N La Brea Ave, Los Angeles CA 90036
When: 2:30 - 8:00pm
Phone: 310 237 6423
Website: http://caporalebleicher.com


7.1 Grand Performances GershwinNow who doesn't love the music of Ira Gershwin....if you don't know him, you for sure know his music. At the start of the 20th century, George and brother Ira Gershwin (Porgy and Bess) created a classical repertoire of songs with a unique and truly American flavor.

Experience treasures from the Gershwin songbook, with pianists Alan Chapman and Victoria Kirsch; sopranos Karen Benjamin and Shana Blake Hill; tenor Haqumai Waring Sharpe; and bass-baritone Cedric Berry.

What: Grand Performances,
Where: California Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles (350 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071)
When: 8:00 pm
Phone: 213.687.2159
Website: http://www.grandperformances.org

Have a great weekend and check back early this Wed.....why?  Cause it's 4th of July baby.....You know Mama's gonna be out there celebrating!  We will have some events up for you.