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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.

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April 22, 2017: Spring Fling at Bergamot Station Arts Center!

Join Bergamot Station Arts Center for their annual Spring Fling event, Saturday, April 22nd from 11 am- 4 pm. This is an unparalleled arts and community celebration in Santa Monica! Bergamot Station is an internationally renowned creative arts complex, boasting over 40 galleries and creative businesses. The Spring Fling highlights gallery exhibitions and brings together live music, local vendors and special events. Come enjoy a thriving arts community gathering! This is a FREE family friendly event! There are no tickets necessary to gain admission. It is highly encouraged that attendees will carpool or ride share to get to the event. There is limited parking at Bergamot Station. Take the Metro! The Expo stop is onsite at the exit 26th Street/Bergamot.
Aprill22-2017-Bergamot-Spring-Fling1SPECIAL EVENT TIMES
10:00 AM Bender: Silent Disco Yoga by YogaWorks instructor Patti Quintero; MUST buy tickets in advance
11:00 AM Artist Talk at Craig Krull Gallery (B3)
11:00-4:00 PM Music by Erica Entrop and Chris Duque at Lois Lambert Gallery+Gallery of Functional Art (E3)
12:00-2:00 PM Live Music at Beyond The Lines Gallery (G8)
1:00 PM Live music and acro-yoga performance by Kinney
1:00-3:00 PM Interactive Art Project Booth at dnj Gallery (J1)
2:00 PM Special matinee performance of Adam & Evie at City Garage Theatre (T1) (doors at 1:00 PM); 2-for-1 pricing!
2:00 PM Hourly Surrealist games at bG Gallery (G8a)
2:00-4:00 PM Live Painting Demonstration by Amber Goldhammer Studio (G3)
4:00 PM Artist Talk and Walk Through at ROSEGALLERY (G5)

Craig Krull Gallery (B3) Book sale
Peter Fetterman Gallery (A1) Book sale
William Turner Gallery (E1) Book/Catalogue sale + Sjo Jewelry pop-up sale
Latin American Masters (E2) Book sale
Lora Schlesinger Gallery (B5b) Works on paper sale
Richard Heller Gallery (B5a) Book sale
ROSEGALLERY (G5) Book sale
Revolver Gallery (D4) Now's your chance! Get in a "stand by line" for SOLD OUT Warhol show
Beyond The Lines Gallery (G8) Matter and Texture: Andree Carter and Helen Berger Vendors selling handmade goods
Building Bridges Art Exchange (F2) Opening Reception Melanie Pullen solo show and performance
Amber Goldhammer (G3) Sale on books, pillows, cards, and small artworks
dnj Gallery (J1) 20% off photographs on display
Duncan Miller Gallery (A7) Select photographs for sale from YourDailyPhotograph.com
Santa Monica Auctions (B7) All Day Auction Preview
April22-2017-Spring Fling April 22 2017FOOD/BEVERAGE
Bergamot Café: SAUSAGE AND BEER FEST! Beer on tap from Santa Monica Brew Works
India Jones Chow Truck Indian street food
Shake Ramen LA Japanese ramen noodles
Mandoline Grill Vietnamese nachos, tacos and bahn mi
Pizza & Co Neapolitan Pizzas
TREATS Frozen Yogurt and Dessert Bar
FREE: GT's Kombucha Kombucha on tap
FREE: Misfit and Ingo's Tasty Diner French sea salt chocolate chips and $25 discount cards

fyi - I'll be performing  jazz standard with my pianist (from Kat & the Jazz Birds) from 2-4:30pm at the People's park (fenced in small grassy area in the middle of the parking lot).

5:00-7:00pm:  Leslie Sacks Gallery (B6) Alex Weinstein: Bursts and Double Negatives
Lora Schlesinger Gallery (B5b) Lynn Hanson
Skidmore Contemporary Art (B4) Melissa Chandon: Six Pools and Isabel Emrich: Mirrored Imagination
5:00-8:00pm: bG Gallery (G8a) Day Dreamers (Modern and Contemporary Surrealist Works)

See Facebook Event Page.

What: Spring Fling
Where: Bergamot Station
When: April 22, 2017, 11:am - 4pm
Phone: 310 264 0640
Website: www.bergamotstation.com