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LA Art Party Newsletter

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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January 26–28, 2018: stARTupArt Fair

The stARTupArt Fair is back for its third year. Representing multiple mediums, stARTup Art Fair is proud to welcome 55 independent artists from across California and New York, Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Italy, Mexico City and Taipei, Taiwan. The Los Angeles event will take place in a new location - The Kinney - Venice Beach, which will transform into an immersive, contemporary art experience through the exhibition of work by a diverse group of independent artists, local art nonprofits, artist performances, installations and panel discussions over the course of the festival.
In addition to its committee-selected exhibitors, stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles will have work on view from its local arts nonprofit partners: Lancaster Museum of Art and History, Los Angeles Art Association, Torrance Art Museum, and professional portfolio reviews sponsored by the Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Arts. Additional programming will be announced at the beginning of January. Fifty-one hotel rooms, all the outdoor spaces and hallways will be alive with artwork and performances at The Kinney Hotel.

Admission runs from $10 - $100 (vip). Visit the website for details.

What: The stARTup Art Fair
Where: The Kinney Venice Beach, 
737 W Washington Blvd, Venice 90292
When: Friday, January 26: Noon –2pm; Opening Night Party: 7 – 10pm Saturday, January 27: Noon – 9pm;
 Sunday, January 28: Noon – 7pm