Get a dose of some  amazing cultural events with art to music and lit to inspire you  this week and next week in LA’s center of creativity: Venice & Santa Monica aka Silicon Beach!

October 24, 2015 Saturday, 6 – 9pm
Oliver “Ollie” Bell First Solo Show at ETC Gallery 

This show is in the former Zephyr space, that’s now occupied by ETC Art Gallery, inside Dogtown Realty, provides the perfect backdrop for “Ollie” featuring his tribute art video collaborations with Venice Artist, Larry Bell. Art Opening deets on My Venice Life >
2009 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405

October 24, 2015 Saturday, 7 – 10pm
Jazz Funk Fest at The Unurban

This every other month starts with spoken word performances in the first hour from 7 -8pm (yes, it starts on time) aka Rag n’ Bone with local writers, poets in a musical mashup.
Deets on Jazz Funk Fest >
3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

October 29, 2015 Thursday, 6 – 9pm
Art Opening at NextSpace Venice Beach

Curator and Artist Juri Koll presents an exhibit of local Venice Artists through  VICA, Venice Institute of Contemporary Art at NextSpace Venice Beach. Featuring Juri Koll, Janet Gervers, AKFF Editor  and  local Venice artists will show their art at the premiere Venice co-working space.

1600 Main Street (Windward Circle), Venice, CA 90291

October 29, 2015 Thursday, 8 – 10pm
Literary Performance at Beyond Baroque

The Westside Writer’s Group presents a Literary Performance with readings by local Santa Monica, Venice and West Los Angeles published writers, authors, poets and screen writers. There is a $5 charge (cash only) per person.

681 Venice Blvd. Venice CA 90291