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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.

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Thursday, February 21st

IThurs Feb21 DavidHinnebuschn Venice...

Semi-Fine Art Gallery presents "Making Venice History" featuring the Art of David Hinnebusch.

The exhibition includes portraits of himself, his friends, and "the whimsical eccentric and beautiful landscapes that surround them."

What: Opening reception
Where: Semi-Fine Art Gallery, 1118 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, Ca., 90291
When: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Website: http://www.davidhinnebusch.com/

Also in Venice, The Venice Street Legends perform tonight at The Venice Bistro, 323 Ocean Front Walk 90291, rom 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/venicesreetlegends?ref=hl

In Berverly HIlls....

EThurs-Feb21 sohoGalleryxperience the opening night reception for "AMERICAN DREAMS," at Soho Gallery Beverly Hills. The reception will be held on Thursday, the 21st of February from 6-9pm.

See image: Blue Flower ("Who Seeks Finds" oil on canvas) artists are Neva Epoque and Alessandro Vignola who, in art, are the artist "Delta NA"

The AMERICAN DREAMS exhibition explores different interpretations of the American Dream - freedom, nature, history, success and money, and unintended consequences. Media featured: photography, charcoal works on paper, oil on canvas, and new media showcasing the artist's vision.

This is a group show featuring artists from around the world, but with a love of America. Artists include: Yuri Boyko (UA, USA), Delta N.A. - Neva Epoque & Alessandro Vignola (IT), Natasha June (SA, USA), Tibor Stankoczy (HU, UK), Matthew Weinberg (USA), and Robert Wilde (OS, USA).

On view: February 21st - April 10th 

What: Opening reception
Where: Soho Gallery Beverly Hills
When: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Website: http://sohogallerybh.com/

AThurs Feb21 Gagosian RichardPrinceUntitled Cowboy 2012nother one in Beverly Hills...

Gagosian Gallery holds an opening reception featuring artist Richard Prince's Cowboy paintings.

See image: Richard Prince, Untitled (Cowboy), 2012 , Inkjet and acrylic on canvas , 80 1/4 x 48 inches (203.8 x 121.9 cm)

On view: February 21st - April 6th

What: Opening reception
Where: Gagosian Gallery - Beverly Hills, 456 N. Camden Dr. Beverly Hills, 90210
When: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phone: 310.271.9400
Website: http://www.gagosian.com/

Thurs Feb21 LaLuz FishFry
In Silverlake.....

Billy's Thursday Night Fish Fry and Community Social #11 takes place tonight at La Luz de Jesus Gallery.

The evening features assorted talent such as Blaine Capatch & Greg Behrendt, Punk Rock Legends (TBA), The Woolly Bandits, The Magnificent, Michael Rozon & Friends. Plus

Special appearance by Johnny Indovina and Live Painting and more!

What: Performance/Art
Where: La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 4633 Hollywood Blvd., LA 90027
When: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Phone: 313 666-7667
Website: www.laluzdejesus.com