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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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June 23 - 25, 2017: Dwell on Design

Dwell on Design returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 23-25, 2017. The annual event brings together the brightest people, latest products, and curated content in modern design under one roof. The exhibition and conference showcases the best in modern design materials, furniture and accessories, home technology, garden and outdoor materials, kitchen & bath, and international design. Dwell on Design features world-class speakers, continuing education classes for interior design professionals, and talks for design-seeking consumers on Saturday and Sunday.
June2017-DwellonDesign-Corporate-Close-Ups-0162Dwell on Design 2017 Highlights Include:
• Architect Sir David Adjaye will speak on Friday, June 23. Adjaye is a leading architect with prestigious commissions around the world including the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo and the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. There will be a special meet and greet with Sir David following his speech.

• Interior decorator Martyn Lawrence Bullard will appear on Saturday, June 24, as a featured speaker. Renowned for his broad range of styles and eclectic, yet sophisticated interiors, Bullard is a staple of Architectural Digest’s AD100 and ELLE Decors A-List. Martyn will doing a book-signing his new title Design & Decoration following his lecture.

• The popular Home Tours will return giving the opportunity for attendees to explore a selection of unique, design- forward homes located all throughout Los Angeles.

• Attendees can learn about the inspiration and creative vision behind the homes in the Home Tours during Meet The Architects, Thursday, June 22 at the Pacific Design Center.

• Dwell on Design will welcome the Architecture & Design Film Festival at the Dwell Outdoor Pavilion, screening design centric feature and short films.

• The Shop will make is debut where guests can shop unique creations from designer- makers and artisans, exhibited in a boutique shopping setting.

• A Silent Auction that benefits the MADWORKSHOP, will take place with 100% of the proceeds going to their work on the LA homelessness crisis.

• Free One-on-One Consultations from both architects and interior designers are available to all attendees seeking any kind of designadvice for their current or upcoming projects.
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• The popular featured panels and sessions with top leaders in design will cover one of the five major content pillars: Technology/Smart Home, Health & Wellness/Aging, Urban Space/Densification, Resiliency, and Business of Design, including Designing a Cook’s Kitchen…Best Practices from Celebrity Chefs and Design Professionals; Psychological + Physiological Effects of Color in Design; and Passive is Aggressive…Passive Design for the Future.

• Returning pavilions include Dwell Outdoor, prefab homes by Method Home and Cocoon9, and the emerging designers pavilion, Prime Edition.

There is a pre-show event taking place on Thursday, June 22 in a different location. The event, Meet the Architects is free to Dwell on Design ticket holders and takes place at the Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069. RSVP HERE to attend.

What: Dwell on Design will take place at the
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa St., LA 90015
When: Friday, June 23, 10am - 6pm; Saturday, June 24, 10am - 5pm; Sunday, June 25, 10am - 4pm
Website: https://la.dwellondesign.com

June 24, 2017: Celebrate the art of Ray Ford & Louise Marler

On Saturday, June 24th, Ray Ford and Louise Marler will be featured in a special one-day ONLY exhibition. The event will take place at Marler's studio/gallery. Marler took notice of Ford's work and has graciously invited Ray Ford to exhibit his sculptures. Feel free to come by after 1pm....we'll be there early. June24-2017-RayFord-Flyer 
Ray Ford has spent his life crafting wood sculptures....a meticulous process. Using several different techniques, carving, burning, bleaching, etc., the artist carefully creates delicate one-of-a-kind wooden bowls, plates, goblets, etc. On August 30, 2017, Longtime Venice resident and artist Ray Ford will turn 90. He still creates almost every day. When asked how long one sculpture takes, he replied, “years.” And he's not kidding...The arduous process of getting the wood ready to carve takes years. He explained that he begins the process on a piece of wood...(turning it on his lathe) then wraps it in a brown paper bag and allows it to dry out for a year - sometimes two depending on the thickness. Then the intricate work begins. He either burns, bleaches or carves a pattern into the non-functional sculptures. 

I've written an article about Ray for the Argonaut Newspaper which will come out on Thursday June 22, 2017. For more information on Ray Ford visit his website at http://hrayford.com/

Louise Marler is an accomplished artist. The daughter and granddaughter of typewriter salesmen, repairmen and collectors in St. Louis, Missouri, Louise Anne "LA" Marler has documented and transitioned her family's nearly 100-year dedication to the typewriter industry into a passionate art form that is sought after by writers and art collectors, and has been a primary force in the resurgence of interest in typewriters. 

For this exhibition, she will be exhibiting works from two series - camERAs and KeyWords. A photographic pop artist, Marler incorporates a variety of media into her work such as painting. She is constantly working on multiple series and often goes back and forth between them. She explains, “One idea leads to another and it doesn’t happen in a formal way.” 
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Marler has shown her art all over the world. Her work has been featured in film and TV shows, such as, Two and a Half Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Mentalist, Criminal Minds, Reba, Bernie Mac, Rules of Engagement, Hawthorne, The Newsroom, A to Z, upcoming in Nickelodeon, Friends with Benefits, and more. To find out more about the art of Louise Marler (LA Marler, see her website at http://www.lamarler.com/

It's gonna be a fun art party - food and drink will be provided. Meet Ray and Louise and find out more about their art.

What: Art Party

Where: LA Marler Gallery, 3000 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, California 90405
When: 1:00pm 5:00pm (anytime after 1pm is fine)
Info: FB Event Page

June 24, 2017: Skidmore Contemporary Art Celebrates the art of Tracey Sylvester Harris, Brighton Smith and Lori Larusso!

Skidmore Contemporary Art is proud to present two new exhibitions..."Diving Boards and Floating Girls," by Tracey Sylvester Harris and "Flowers," featuring the art of Brighton Smith.  
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Tracey Sylvester Harris,
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"Diving Boards and Floating Girls" is Tracey Sylvester Harris's thirteenth one-person exhibition and her fifth with Skidmore Contemporary Art. Her work is in numerous private and public collections, including five Delta Airlines Skyclub Lounges in the United States.

"In 'Poolside Swimmer,' certain nostalgic elements are apparent: a vintage-looking swimmers cap, classic red lips, and a retro, perhaps 1930s bathing suit. However, while these nostalgic qualities play a significant role in the work, Harris defies any notions of time. She challenges viewers to fuse past and present with her use of color, shape, and shadow. Harris utilizes vibrant, opaque colors such as her rich, deep blues of the ocean." - Mirabelle Alan, June 2017

This will be Brighton Smith's third exhibition at the gallery. His previous exhibitions Stacks (2015) and Bookends (2016) were both well received. A feature on his work appears in the current French Quarter Magazine.
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Brighton Smith,
 Line of Peonies,2017, Oil on canvas, 24" x 36"

"Although Smith's transition from books to flowers may suggest a shift in his work, Flowers continues to promote Smith's message of individuality. For each distinguished viewer, Smith offers personalized flowers which speak to you." - Mirabelle Alan, June 2017

This is Lori Larusso's second one-person exhibition at Skidmore Contemporary Art. She received her MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. She has received numerous fellowships and has had over twenty one-person exhibitions since 2002. 

“Lori Larusso's “Eating Animals” demonstrates playful and imaginative subject matter. The series presents an array of animal-shaped foods, served for the viewer's pleasure. Among these subjects, Larusso portrays bananas cut as dolphins, broccoli shaped poodles, deviled eggs as chicks, kiwis and grapes as turtles, along with many others. Perhaps the most significant aspect of Larusso's work is her ability to integrate fun and amusement.“ - Mirabelle Alan, June 2017
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Lori Larusso, Waffle Chicken, 2016, Acrylic on shaped panel, 13" x 11"

On view: June 24 - July 22, 2017

What: Opening reception
Where: Skidmore Contemporary Art, Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Avenue, B-4 Santa Monica, 90404
When: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Phone: 310-828-5070
Website: 
http://www.skidmorecontemporaryart.com/

June 24, 2017: The Loft at Liz's, "Diverted Destruction"

The Loft at Liz's celebrates its tenth anniversary of "Diverted Destruction." This is a special alumni version of it's annual found object assemblage exhibition. 
June24-2017-LoftatLizs-DivertedDestructionArtists include: Aaron Kramer, Dani Dodge, June Diamond, Charles Dickson, Pamela Grau, Gregg Hill, Dave Lovejoy, Joe Sims, and more.

What: Opening reception
Where: The Loft at Liz's, 453 S. La Brea Ave, above Liz's Antique Hardware, 90036
When: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Phone: (323) 939-4403
Website: http://www.theloftatlizs.com/

2017 Free Summer Concerts!

Ok kids....the art party hop may slow down during the summer a bit - but there are all kinds of FREE music...here's some info on this summer's music events taking place all over LA. We listed the events based on the location of the venue...so depending on where you live, take advantage of what's available in your area. See event websites to confirm times and dates. Check the bottom of this post for additional LINKS to websites for additional sponsored music events (NOT listed below).

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Downtown LA...Grand Performances offers performances all weekend long in throughout the summer and well into September. This summer's line up includes acts such as The Secret City, Long Beach Opera - Frida, Hip Hop: First Peoples, New Voices and more
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alifornia Plaza, 350 S. Grand Ave., with suggested parking at a garage at 351 S. Olive St. There will be complimentary bicycle valet service during select events. CLICK HERE for the schedule. 

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The Original Farmers Market Friday Night Music hosts Friday night music events (which began May 29). Music from various genres such as Latin jazz soul, swing, world beat, etc., will be featured. Catch Friday live music on the Market's West Patio from 7-9pm; The Original Farmers Market, 6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036; http://bit.ly/1RaEHWf

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In Beverly Hills...Concerts on Canon are live music performances taking place every Thursday night, from June 8 through August 31, 2017. Each evening features two 45-minute sets at 6:00 – 6:45pm and 7:15 – 8:00pm. Events are held in the Beverly Canon Gardens, between Montage Beverly Hills hotel and Bouchon Bistro. Seating is first-come, first-serve with space both on grass and café tables. Complimentary parking is available in the Beverly Canon Gardens lot (241 N. Canon Drive) and simply requires validation at the events' information table. Click Here for the full list of performances.

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Head to LACMA this summer - now through the end of November. Enjoy a jazz, Latin Sounds and Chamber Music each weekend. LACMA's jazz series is celebrating its 20th year...featuring jazz legends such as Wayne Shorter, John Clayton, Kenny Burrell, Les McCann, Billy Childs, Arturo Sandoval, Cannonball-Coltrane Project, and Ernie Watts. 
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The Latin Sounds series began in 2006 and offers the latest sounds from Cuba, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, and Los Angeles on Saturday afternoons from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 


LACMA’s weekly chamber music series, Sundays Live, features the best of national, international, Los Angeles and emerging artists. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6 pm each Sunday in the Leo S. Bing Theater. Highlights include such diverse artists as the Encore Saxophone Quartet, violinist Roberto Cani, pianists Conor Hanick, Nadia Shpachenko, Andrei Baumann, and Petronel Malan, flutist Susan Greetnberg ,clarinettist Michele Zukovsky, lutenist Jason Yoshida, the Lyris and Telegraph Quartets, the Edenstill  Guitar Duo, and our  resident Capitol Ensemble.  CLICK HERE for the schedule.  LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036; http://www.lacma.org/

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Fisherman’s Village offers free concerts on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Event times: 2-5pm C.LICK HERE for the June lineup. Fisherman’s Village, 13755 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292; http://www.visitmarinadelrey.com/events/

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Hop on over to the Getty Center for some live music on Fridays/Saturdays from 6-9pm.
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Enjoy the view will enjoying a free show. Check out the website for full lineup through August; There is also music at Getty Villa Saturday & Sunday mornings Click HERE for info. The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049;  http://www.getty.edu/visit/cal/performances.html

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KCRW is spreading the music love with its KCRW Summer Nights series taking place at various venues in and around the LA area. Its free series of outdoor shows will feature live band performances and DJ sets, from Pasadena to the Pacific, and from Santa Barbara to Orange County. Events take place at One Colorado Center, City Anaheim, Chinatown, Hammer Museum, Santa Monica Pier, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Union station, California African American Musuem, Annenberg Space for Photography. See the website for dates, times and venue locations.  https://events.kcrw.com/events/category/events/category/summer-nights/

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In Santa Monica...the Twilight Concert Series on the Santa Monica Pier kicks off on June 22 and run through August. Enjoy performances by Khalid, Marcia Griffiths, Miami Horror, Warpaint and more. CLICK HERE for the schedule.
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Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401;  http://santamonicapier.org/twilightconcerts/
 

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Levitt Pavillion (MacArthur Park and Pasadena)
hosts its free summer music series. Fifty FREE concerts will be presented at the Levitt Pavilion, featuring acclaimed, emerging talent to seasoned, award-winning performers in a broad range of music genres such as Americana, Jazz, Blues, World, Latin, and more. Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles is located in the northwest corner of MacArthur Park, near the intersection of W. 6th Street and S. Park View St., 90057. The park is located just 10 blocks west of downtown Los Angeles and is bordered by Alvarado Street., W. 6th Street, W. 7th Street, S. Park View Street and intersected by Wilshire Blvd. Music events run from June 29 – September 3 2017; Levitt Pavilion Pasadena, Memorial Park, Pasadena, 85 E. Holly St. Pasadena, CA 91103; http://levittla.org/

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Now in its 17th year, the Marina del Rey Summer Concerts present exciting symphonic and pop concerts at the beautiful Burton Chace Park. Enjoy a serene sunset by the water & brilliant music under the stars...for free! Thursday nights spotlights Classical/Broadway style while Saturdays offer R&B/Jazz. Seating is festival-style, available on a first come, first served basis. There is no reserved seating for the public. Please bring a blanket or low-back lawn/beach chairs. No tents or umbrellas. July 6 - August 26, 2017; Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, California 90292; Click Here to see the full list of performers.

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This summer, the Pershing Square Downtown Stage, offers eight weeks of free outdoor concerts, movies...Pershing Square Summer Concert Series includes Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts, Jazz on Spring, Downtown Stage Saturday Concert Series. Bring lawn chairs, or blankets to relax with family and friends, and enjoy free entertainment under the twinkling lights of downtown Los Angeles. Easy access and check-in will be located on the corner of 6th and Olive. It is suggested that all guests read the summer concert rules so that the venue entrance can be accessed quickly and safely. July 8 to August 27, 2017; Pershing Square Downtown Stage, 532 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, 90013;  http://www.laparks.org/pershingsquare/dtstage

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This year's Sunset Concerts at the Skirball once again showcases eclectic music, singing, and dancing in a stunning, one-of-a-kind hillside setting. Reinterpreting traditional roots music from America and around the globe, these established and emerging artists will draw music fans from across greater Los Angeles.
2017-SunsetConcertsatthe-SkirballArrive early to dine, shop, and view the exhibitions! Beginning at 5:30 p.m., enjoy grab-and-go light fare and full bar service from Zeidler's Cart. Stop by Audrey's Museum Store, open until 8:00 p.m. And be sure to check out "Paul Simon: Words & Music," which is FREE and open until 10:00 p.m. Check out my Huff Post review of this exhibition.

All concerts begin at 8:00pm; FREE; RSVP requested; Parking is $10 per car (cash only); Doors to the concert venue open at 6:30pm; Admission and seating on a first-come, first-served basis. The series runs from July 27 - August 31, 2017; Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, 90049; (310) 440-4500; http://www.skirball.org/programs/sunset-concerts

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Enjoy several other FREE music Events sponsored by Amoeba Music, taking place in a variety venues (including Hollywood), Concerts on the Green, Downtown Long Beach Summer and Music, Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts, Sun Sets Concerts at Calabasas Lake, Claremont Concerts in the Park,...Celebrate your Summer with Music!

Performances thru June 2017: ELEVATOR

The hit play ELEVATOR, written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and playwright Michael Leoni, returns to Los Angeles for a special limited engagement at The Coast Playhouse in West Hollywood.

See a review of the play on our Review Page. The cast features Devon Werkheiser (Nickelodeon's "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide") William Stanford Davis (Showtime's "Ray Donovan"), Deborah Vancelette (FX's "Terriers"), David Abed (Blue Man Group), Karsen Rigby, Erica Katzin and Kristina St. Peter.
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The creative team includes scenic and lighting designer David Goldstein (Off Broadway's Soul Doctor, Stalking the Bogeyman, Ghostlight) and original music and sound designer Mario Marchetti (who has collaborated with such artists as Demi Lovato, JoJo, Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez, among many others). ELEVATOR runs through Sunday, April 30, 2017.

When seven strangers—a CEO Woman, Business Man, Office Temp, Hot Girl, Musician, Maintenance Man and Goth Girl—get stuck in an elevator, it's only a matter of time before the truth comes out. When forced together, given nothing but four walls and each other, these archetypes prove to be anything but 'typical.' Written and directed by Michael Leoni, ELEVATOR is based on the original short film Someplace  In Between (an Official Selection of the 2009 LA Shorts Film Festival). The play originally premiered at the Hudson theaters during the first annual Hollywood Fringe Festival. After a wildly successful run, the smash hit expanded to the Hudson Mainstage Theatre and then the Macha Theater, receiving 11 nominations including "Best New Work" from Broadway World as well as "Critic's Choice" and "Best Bet" from the Los Angeles Times. Michelle Kaufer and Laura Hill produce the new engagement. The creative team also includes Ovation Award-winning  costume designer Michael Mullen (Celebration Theatre's The Boy from Oz, DOMA Theatre Company's Dreamgirls) and makeup designer Linda Michaels.

Performances take place through June, 2017; Single tickets are now available for $40. Click Here to purchase tickets, or call (323) 960-7787. Ticket prices subject to change. No late seating will be accommodated.

What: Performance
Where: Coast Playhouse 8325 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA  90069,
When: Sat, Mar 25 – Sun, extened through June, 2017 - Fri 8pm; Sat 8pm; Sun 3pm
Website: http://www.coastplayhouse.org

July 2, 2017: Culver City Centennial Westside
 Food & Wine Festival!

As part of the spectacular events surrounding Culver City's 2017 Centennial Celebration, Wescom Credit Union presents the 2017 Culver City Centennial Westside Food & Wine Festival which will serve up tastes of amazing food, wines, and spirits to raise money for Backpacks for Kids program, on Sunday, July 2, 2017, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. (VIP 4:00 p.m.) at the Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside in Culver City.
CulverCity-100yrsDelicious tastes from some of Culver City, Mar Vista, Venice and West Los Angeles' popular restaurants and chefs are paired with tastings of wines, spirits and other libations. This Culver City celebratory event also features a silent auction, ambient music by DJ Gabe of Culver City; live guitar by Kevin G; Fantastic Paul, the professional strolling magician as seen on America's Got Talent, and a fortune telling psychic; as well as raffle prizes. VIP tickets are also available, which include chair massages and other special perks.

Southern California's Wescom Credit Union is the Gold Sponsor providing financial experts on hand to answer any banking questions. Big Blue, Wescom's self-contained mobile financial center, will be on-site for guests to visit. Silver sponsors Culver City Honda and Culver City Toyota will showcase new cars; Postmates, on-demand delivery, is a Bronze sponsor; and L.A. Weekly, LA Art Party.com, and Coast to Coast Newspaper are media sponsors.

Proceeds benefit Culver City Council PTA's Backpacks for Kids Program and Culver Palms Meals on Wheels. Culver Palms Meals on Wheels has been serving the homebound in Culver City and surrounding communities since 1974, providing nutritious meals at an affordable price to persons who are confined to their homes because of illness, accident, convalescence or age. 
2017-CulverCity-centennial-foodfestAmong the many restaurants providing sweet and savory tastings are Chef Kimmy Tang, Cava, Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside, Fresh Brothers, Hanjip, LA Gastronomy, Le Pain Quotidien, Luciano Italiano Cucina, Mayura Indian Restaurant, Ococoa Chocolates, Panini Kabob Grill, Pitfire Pizza, Primal Kitchen, Public School, Wildcraft, and more. Wineries and beverage companies pouring include a substantial and varied selection of fine wines, spirits and craft beer from Young's Market, Martian Ranch & Vineyards, Boisset Collection, Plough Family Vineyards, Harmless Harvest Coco Water, Naked Juice, Spa Girl Vodka Cocktails, Rock N Roll Tequila, and more. The Silent Auction includes fun and delicious items from the LA Kings, Trader Joes, The Studio MDR, Sol Cantina, Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside, Swing Dance Lessons, magician in your home, and more.

TICKET PRICES:
 General Admission: $75 after May 31; $85 at the door or 
VIP: $100 after May 31; $110 at the door at 4:00 p.m. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

What: Culver City Centennial Westside Food & Wine Festival
Where: 
Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside, 6333 Bristol Pkwy., Culver City, CA 90230
When: Sunday, July 2, 2017; 4:30 – 8 p.m. (VIP 4:00 p.m.)
Phone: (310) 827-0873
Website: http://bit.ly/2tsZ5LE

July 15, 2017: BLINDED World Premiere, Write Act Repertory at The BrickHouse Theatre!

Come the the World Premiere of BLINDED starting July 15, at Write Act Repertory's new home in North Hollywood...The BrickHouse Theatre.

BLINDED - Seventeen years ago, Donald walked in on his mother in bed with someone other than his father. Whatever he saw that day was so devastating that his psyche refused to see another thing from that moment on. At 35, the hysterically blind Donald visits NYC's best shrink, Bob Schneiderman. Donald's last ditch hope before throwing in life's towel. However the doctor's highly unorthodox remedy includes an affair with Schneiderman's younger, beautiful wife, Bridget. There's only one caveat; Bridget can never find out Donald is blind.
july15-2017-Blinded-FLYERWritten by Joni Ravenna. Directed by T.J. Castronovo; Produced by John Lant for Write Act Repertory; Production Stage Manager: Jonathan Harrison, Casting: Jean Scoccamarro; Cast: Cindy Marinangel, Chris Muto, Marilyn Sanabria and Rico Simonini;

Producer John Lant states “When TJ brought me this script, I had to do this play, and soon. I was quite moved by some of the moments and laughed out loud while reading at the local coffee shop. Also getting to work with TJ, and wonderful actors that grace Write Act’s boards over the years Rico, Cindy and Chris was an added bonus. I can’t wait for people to see Joni’s work and have talented newcomer to Write Act, Marilyn Sanabria, join our proud history.”

General Admission / Limited Seating / Refreshments / Air-Conditioned / Heated / ADA Compliant On-Street Parking / On-Site Box Office / The theater is one block north of Camarillo/Vineland/Lankershim cross streets.

Performances thru Sunday, August 13, 2017; Admission: $25. Students and seniors: $20; Call (800) 838-3006 for reservations; Purchase tickets HERE 

What: BLINDED,
 World Premiere engagement of a new dark comedy. 
Where: Write Act Repertory at The BrickHouse Theatre, 10950 Peach Grove Street, North Hollywood, CA 91601 
When: Fri. & Sat. at 8:00, Sun. at 2:00, Performances thru Sunday, August 13, 2017
Phone: (800) 838-3006  
Website: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2993431