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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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Win VIP Tickets to Red Carpet Events!

LA Art Party offers event reviews and articles featuring the best deals in restaurants, retail businesses and fashions. LA Art Party is sponsoring lots of new events and we will be running lots of new contests.

We've got some great contests taking place right now....See LA Art Party's Facebook Page for all the details...and be sure to "LIKE" it to find out about upcoming LA Art Party contests! Win VIP tickets to the best red carpet events in LA!

Yes we are on Twiiter, Instagram, and linked in too.   

So be sure to follow LA Art Party on Social Media to find out about our latest contest. You may be attending the next best LA ART Party as a VIP guest!!!

Read Ed Moses Interview in the Santa Monica Mirror!

ChED Moseseck out my interview with legendary artist Ed Moses as part of my column "Talk of the Town" in the Santa Monica Mirror.

See photo by Melissa Manning taken at a his recent Patrick Painter opening for his show "The Crackle Paintings."

At age 86, Moses still paints everyday and continues to create brilliant work.


Article Featured in Downtown News...The Brewery Art Walk!

The Brewery Art Walk takes place October 20th and 21st....gonna be a great event. Check out my feature in the Downtown News.  Click here to go to the Downtown News website.

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WhiteHot Magazine Features Kelly Reemtsen Review at Skidmore Contemporary!

Check out my review of Kelly Reemtsen's exhibiton at Skidmore Contemporary Art Gallery. If you haven't seen the show...it's on view till October 6th. Be sure to pop in, it's fabulous.

To read my review click here

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What's New on LA ART PARTY!

Don't forfacebook3get to like LA Art Party's FB Page and Twiter too....This is where we list all of the contests and you will have the chance to win tickets to premiere events. The ticket value is usually anywhere from $35 - $300 and you'll receive entry to some exclusive events. To find out more info about each event, see our Upcoming Page on www.laartparty.com

TwitterbadgeBut Remember....FB, Twitter and Linked-In will always be the first place to find out how to WIN.....So be sure to click on the FB and Twitter badge on LA Art Party for your chance to WIN!!!

LA Art Party is actively sponsoring events (as a Media Sponsor)....so email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have an upcoming event or you would like to recommend one.

Now you can read all the important info about each event in one spot....also don't forget to check outMartini our "Event Reviews" where you can find out about past events. Perhaps you wanted to catch a show, but just didn't have the time to get there.

Here, you'll have a chance to read up on events and the venues that held them. Find out the answers to questions such as "what kind of art did they show? how fun was the art party? was it a cool crowd? and lots more.

IMG 4499And if you still don't have an iphone ....no worries, next time you're heading out to the galleries, print a list of the events that you want to hit that evening. Just click the printer icon next to the headline of every article or day's events.

Yes, you have always had the option to print out a list. However, website designer Greg Dahl, has created a way for you to print out your events without photos. Use less ink, save time, print your list and go!

LA Weekly Publishes Article, SM Auctions!

Lots going on!

LA Weekly published my coverage of the Santa Monica Auctions farewell event due to the MTA demolishing the entire C Buidling.

Read it here!     BTW. If you are interested in hearing about the MTA's plan and how it will affect Bergamot Station, be sure to take a look at my article on Santa Monica Patch. More of a newsy approach, (Mama really had to work on this one...find out the hard core facts).

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