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December 12, 2013

Venice Art Crawl Events!! Part 2/5

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Hello Again Crawlers!

So If you missed the first part of the events series, were basically posting about all of the VAC events in five parts.

THERES THAT MUCH COOL SH*IT.

 

Heres Part Two of the Events:

1. Stephanie Vovas in FLANNEL 
Where: FLANNEL, 1223 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice 90291   6 – 9 pm
What:  Fettish for Flannel? Check out Artist Stephani Volvas flannel photography— with unique personal style and a serious talent behind a camera, viewers come to see the awesomeness of flannel in a totally different light.  Visit the store and its beautiful backyard courtyard and never look at flannel the same.
Artists: Stephanie Vovas – Website

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2. Nidor Vapor Gallery  – Soul Portals  /  Portraits and Mural by Gilmore
Where: 74 Market St., Venice, CA   6:00 p.m. – 10:00p.m. (and later)

What:  Come to Nidor Gallery and smoke shop and feel ritzy and intellectual as you weave through and view “soul portals,” as well as murals and portraits by these two talented featured VAC artists. Check out Nidor’s juice tasting bar and check out their high end vapor products.

Artists Jesse Kramer a/k/a Seas Over Seas; David Gilmore

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3. Pet Portraits by Christian
Where: Sunny Bak Studio 2214 Pacific Ave.
What: Come to Sunny Bak studio and don’t forget to bring your pet!  Christian will be shooting free pet photos, so you can finally fill that living room wall with a photo of your furry friend!  A Pet portrait exhibit will also be featured— beware, it gets really cute in there. Ar

Artist : Christian. Facebook

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4. Le Cellier Wine Bar
Where: 417 W Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey 6-10 pm
What: Sip wine and connect with what we all love most about Venice Beach and So-cal— the beach.  Painter Todd Goodman truly encapsulates the essence of the pacific ocean in his acrylic paintings, highlighting some of his beach and surf scenes and Santa Monica Pier sunsets.  Also featured will be the incredibly talented Joel Harris and his acrylic paintings on canvas— pairs best with Merlot or Sangria.

Artists: Todd Goodman and Joel Harris

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5. Drew Blood – Pool Paintings
Where: 417 Rose – Please enter in the alley behind Venice Ranch Market   6 – 9 pm

What: Come check out Drew Blood’s newest work on canvas and paper. As a rollerblader growing up in the Midwest, the Southern California skate lifestyle was always a huge influence on his “Pool Painting” series, a series he has been dedicated to for four years.  The artist states  “These empty vessels serve as reminders of the post war idea of the backyard as an oasis; Areas of former opulence that have fallen to shambles; Accidental sculptures with unknown kinetic potential; Southern California 60 years later.”

Artist: Drew Blood
Website:  www.DrewBloodArt.tumblr.com

 

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Part Three Comes Tomorrow Crawlers!  THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS!

 

Blogged by: Gabrielle Wooden

Venice Art Crawl Events! Part 1/5

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There are so many events happening at the Venice Art Crawl on December 19th that we have to describe them to you in five posts. (We don’t wanna overwhelm ya’ with all the jazz and nastiness were gonna to bring to ya’)!

So get your notepads out kids.

Heres the first five:

 

1.  Venice Symphony Orchestra Art Show and Fundraiser
Where: The Containers @ 1410 Main Street 6 pm – 12 pm

What: Here you can find a collection of LA’s best artists displaying works that reflect on the season and will also have performances by the Venice Symphony Orchestra!  Feel classy and get amped for the holidays and check out this fundraiser. All funds raised will go to support the VSO’s 2014 music education program for local at-risk youth.

Artists: Jules Muck, Annie Preece, Benjamin Alejandro, Daniel Silvas

Curated by: Jules Muck

 

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2. Danny’s Venice
Where: 23 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291

What: Come to Danny’s Venice to check out living painting, artwork, and jam out to acoustic set of Mic D of Zen Robbi!
Artists:
Kristina Simonsen – Photographer
Booleep Artist  – Live Painting!
Deborah Medina – Painter
Kaycee b. – Painter
Stephanie Michele – Painter Rafaela
Hess Photo – Photographer
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When: Event time: 6 pm-9 pm
Facebook event page

 

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3. UNIQUE BOARDWALK ART

Where: 1504 1/2 Main Street, Venice
(parking lot just east of Hama Sushi, at the Windward Circle)

What: Come to Unique Boardwalk Art to check out artists from the boardwalk and beyond! There will be raffels, music, food, and drink specials at Hama Sushi. Key word: SUSHI. Sponsored by Venice Beach Bike Tour!

Artists:
Sculpture by Ben Allanoff  – Website
Fractal art by Anders Hjemdahl – Website

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4. Just Magic And Sandwiches
Where: 1003 Abbott Kinney blvd.
What: Live Painting and Sandwiches = Magic.  Come to Just Magic And Sandwiches to see work as well as live paint at Venice metal works on Abbot Kinney blvd.

Artists:
Portfolio www.JustMagicAndSandwiches.com
Facebook page: – Facebook.com/JustMagicAndSandwiches

 

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5. Waves, Trains & Graffiti Girls 
Where: 40 20th Place, Venice, CA (Pacific & North Venice)  6 – 10 pm
What: Come and witness a live collaborative street art mural project and watch as artists reclaim a street wall as their own!  Live performances will also be at this event!

Artists involved: Gretta & Kelly & Gonzo & Obaro
Facebook event page

 

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Keep stopping by to find out more about the 20 other events that will be going down at the Venice Art Crawl, coming up December 19th!! 

 

Blogged by: Gabrielle Wooden

Get to Know Venice Beach in 15 minutes: A Documentary on Venice Beach

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Check Out this 15 minute video on Venice Beach and get to know the city that is a constant day party!!

“Situated in southern California is the 2.5km long world famous Venice Beach Boardwalk, known for its rich and diverse atmosphere, beautiful landscapes, beaches, and hundreds of street vendors and performers. It is home to ‘Muscle beach’ where Arnold Schwarzenegger started his career as well as a major filming location for theTV series ‘Baywatch. ‘This is a short Documentary on the people themselves, and the vast amount of talent, personality, diversity, culture, and ‘feel good vibe’ that this inspiring location offers.”

Blogged by: Gabrielle Wooden