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MIracle on 34th Street Event To Benefit Miracles for Kids!

By Libby Lancaster, published on Dec 4, 2014

Upper West once again steps into action for a great cause…On Sunday, December 7th, the popular Westside restaurant opens its doors to support an incredibly important nonprofit. Miracles for Kids was created to support children and their families who are affected by cancer. The nonprofit offer programs and financial support, in addition to basic needs to help with this devastating experience. Miracle on 34thStreet is the name of the holiday event and fundraiser and feast, which will be prepared by Upper West’s Chef Nick Shipp with the help of the Miracles for Kids children.

Shipp is excited... (more)

Tags: upper west, chef nick shipp, stephanie visser, miracles for kids, miracle on 34th street, charity events, santa monica fundraisers

“Mirrors of the Mind 3:The Psychotherapist as Artist”

By Libby Lancaster, published on Oct 26, 2014

Art is all around us…Like so many creative people, Terry Marks-Tarlow, Ph.D. toyed with the idea of becoming an artist. She explains, “I dabbled with the idea of being an artist when in college. I attended Rhode Island School of Design for a summer to check out the possibility, but decided the life of an artist was too lonely and unlikely to provide an adequate income.” She decided to go the practical route and became a psychologist, but wanted to somehow keep it a part of her life. “Initially, I approached art sideways by specializing in creativity and writing a creativity curriculum for educators,... (more)

Tags: mirrors of the mind 3:the psychotherapist as artist, terry marks-tarlow, pamela mccrory, artshare la

Beverly Hills artSHOW, Back Again October 18th & 19th!

By Libby Lancaster, published on Oct 18, 2014

The Beverly Hills artSHOW returns on Saturday, October 18, and Sunday, October 19, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This will be the 40th anniversary for the free bi-annual art show. Over 240 artists will participate in the event running along four blocks from Rodeo Drive to Rexford Drive.

Show manager, Karen McLean has been actively participating in the planning of this event for the past sixteen years. She said she has seen lots of changes. “The type of art at the show has transitioned from a lot of plein air and abstract, very pretty work to art that is urban and/or realistic and/or... (more)

Tags: artist sona mirzaei, beverly hills artshow, karen mclean, abstract art, laaa

Malibleu Gallery Presents

By Libby Lancaster, published on Aug 13, 2014

“Wavelength” opens at Malibleu Gallery Saturday August 16th. Enjoy an opening reception from 4-7pm with live music from the Country Legends.

Roberta Dillon, Gallery Director has gathered together a group of talented artists with work showcasing Malibu and its surrounding beaches. Dillon explained that the theme of the show focuses on the ocean, its waves and the sea from different perspectives.

When asked if there was one consistent trait in the work that had attracted her attention, Dillon replied, “Consistency - A series of work that I can put together.” She looks for work that... (more)

Tags: brooke harker, malibleu gallery, scott tansey, barbara kosoff, carole garland, michael b. wood

SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS Holds Thirty-Year Anniversary Auction

By Libby Lancaster, published on Jun 5, 2014

SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS hosts its thirtieth anniversary auction on Sunday, June 8th at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica. It was created in 1984 and offers exceptional deals on works by mid-career and established artists featuring mediums, such as painting, photography sculpture, multiples and prints

This is the first outdoor auction since SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS was forced to re-locate due to the MTA convergence on Santa Monica. The much-anticipated auction starts at noon and runs through the afternoon. It will be held in an outdoor setting just in front of its new home and gallery space... (more)

Tags: andy warhol, bergamot station, santa monica auctions, robert berman, dewain valentine, ed moses, larry bell, barry mcgee

May 24th bG Gallery Opens New Gallery at Bergamot Station

By Libby Lancaster, published on May 23, 2014

bG Gallery hosts a group show titled “Three-Winged Chrysalis” to celebrate its new gallery at Bergamot Station. The exhibit opens this Saturday, May 24th and brings together artists exploring worlds in flux, depicting subjects caught between two states. Shifting perspectives tilt familiar landscapes, ordinary objects appear in unexpected places and routine rites of passage are turned into peculiar rituals. Presented with imagery of unresolved transformation, the viewer must anticipate what the final form will be, offering their own unconscious an opportunity to fill in the blanks.

Artist... (more)

Tags: bg gallery, om bleicher, santa monica art openings, stephanie visser, airom, bergamot station

Photographer J.J. L'Heureux Shows Work at G2 Gallery!

By Libby Lancaster, published on Apr 25, 2014

This Saturday, April 26th the work of renowned photographer J.J. L’Heureux will be featured in a group exhibition at G2 Gallery entitled “On the Brink." Showcasing images of over 200 endangered species by twenty-five renowned photographers, the exhibit was timed to run during both Earth Day and the 50th anniversary of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List.

Curated by gallery director Jolene Hanson, L’Heureux has worked with Hanson in several other group shows at G2 Gallery as well as two additional one-person shows. “To participate with... (more)

Tags: on the brink, santa monica art openings, j.j. l'heureux, the g2 gallery, jennifer maharry, jolene hanson, icun, los angeles art exhibitions

Upper West Features Mount Gay Rum Pairing Event April 24th!

By Libby Lancaster, published on Apr 25, 2014

Every month Upper West hosts incredible liquor/food pairing events. Chef Nick Shipp never ceases to amaze local foodies and fans of this eclectic restaurant. These popular pairing events sell out quickly, so call soon to reserve your spot.

This Thursday, April 24th, Upper West offers a “Caribbean Feast” pairing featuring Mount Gay Rum. The evening will begin with Mount Gay Silver and a local halibut ceviche, along with a plantain shell, ataulfo mango and tajin spiced watermelon.

Next Chef Nick has prepared a potato lentil soup with a hint of spice (toasted chili/chadon beni) with... (more)

Tags: upper west, mount gay rum pairing event, chef nick shipp, santa monica dining events

Artist Brooke Harker returns to The Beverly Hills artSHOW

By Libby Lancaster, published on Oct 17, 2013

It’s a two-day art extravaganza. The Beverly Hills artSHOW takes place Saturday & Sunday, October 19th & 20th and it’s celebrating forty years. Artist Brooke Harker returns to the semi-annual art event after participating last year. She explains, “The Beverly Hills artSHOW is always well put together and aesthetically exhibits a variety of art in a beautiful outdoor setting. I think it’s a nice opportunity for families to appreciate art together as the weekend event is child and dog friendly.”

The past time she participated in The Beverly Hills artSHOW, Harker enjoyed a successful... (more)

Tags: brooke harker, the beverly hills artshow, los angeles art events

The Work of Julienne Johnson Featured at LA Artcore

By Libby Lancaster, published on Sep 7, 2013

Julienne Johnson attended an exhibition in 2007 at LA Artcore Gallery to see the work of her beloved teacher and mentor, Franklyn Liegel (1950-2012) . Now, six years later - you can see her work in an exhibition along side Liegel's at the same gallery, for an exhibition by the same curator, Lydia Takeshita. The Franklyn Liegel Memorial Exhibition will take place, Sept 4 - Sept 29, commemorating "one of LA's most inspiring teachers, gentlest eccentrics and most under known talents" says Peter Frank, Art Critic, Huffington Post, and Associate Editor of Fabrik Magazine.

On exhibit will... (more)

Tags: julienne johnson, touched, the franklyn liegel memorial exhibition, peter frank, la artcore

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