There are some excellent events to choose from this week!
Wednesday: Suzy Williams sings live at Danny's, free show from 7-10. Remember that Happy Hour ends at 7 at Danny's, so get there early to take advantage of food & drink specials! The house wine by the glass is quite tasty!
Thursday: Opening at LA Lover 6-8pm, Gajin Fujita. Also, the premiere of 11th Annual The Other Venice Film Festival at Beyond Baroque is tonight at 6pm, produced by Venice's own, Ruby De La Casas. The international festival featuring independent films, shorts, experimental and even children's programming that embodies the spirit of Venice runs thru Sunday. Info & Tickets.
|Michelle Oppenheimer, Mixed Media Artist|
Gary Palmer will exhibit their art.
Friday & Saturday: The Other Venice Film Festival continues. Make sure to catch the music videos on Saturday night at 9pm with the rockin' band, Ship of the Rising Sun & the After Party! Get your tickets as this is sure to sell out. Friday screens the shorts and films in competition for the Abbot Award starting at 9pm, such as, Admissions, starring Academy Award nominee James Cromwell, "Admissions" tells a transformational tale about what it takes to find lasting peace. There are also movies during the day.
Sunday: It's Blues Sunday at The Talking Stick from 7-10pm and it's FREE! Featuring Tom Gramlich and Music Miles. Last day of The Other Venice Film Festival at Beyond Baroque!
Plus make sure to catch Pacific Standard Time, the art show celebrating Los Angeles artists across the city. There is an opening Sunday from 3-5pm, featuring the art of Edward Biberman, who is known for his Venice mural at the Post Office on Windward Circle; the opening is at The American Jewish University in The Bornstein Gallery, located at 15600 Mulholland Drive LA 90077 in the Bel Air neighborhood).
Save the Venice Post Office. The Save the Venice Post Office Task Force meets Sunday at 6pm, meeting location TBA. The AKFF blog is proud to be part of this effort. See our past postings for more info:
Save the Venice Post Office, Article 1
Save the Venice Post Office, Article 2