Art Exhibits, Music & Writer’s Events in Venice & Santa Monica in October

Art Exhibits, Music & Writer’s Events in Venice & Santa Monica in October

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

Venice Art Crawl – Thursday, September 17

Venice Art Crawl – Thursday, September 17

It’s time for the quarterly Venice Art Crawl which is bound to be a blast on Thursday, September 17!

Rose Ave between 3rd and 4th streets in Venice will be closed down for the Afterburn, the Venice version of Burning Man, a real art extravaganza from 6-10pm.

Check out talented local artists in a festival like atmosphere with some truly unique art installations and more!  We plan on going and hope to see you there!

Super Bowl Weekend Haps! Special from AKFF Blog & Last Fridays!

Super Bowl Weekend Haps! Special from AKFF Blog & Last Fridays!

Super Bowl Weekend is upon us and the AKFF Blog has some haps for you in Venice  before the big game and even during it! PLUS,  the AKFF Blog has an EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL for you!

Michael-Jost-Venice-Musician-2015Join the incomparable Michael Jost  for an evening of ZEITLOS on Friday night, January 30! Featuring special guest, Suzy Williams, and a set of pure Spanish guitar!! The evening will take place at the Electric Lodge  in Venice and net proceeds will be applied to finalizing the album on vinyl There will be live music, videos, and incredible art. $15 at the door!
1416 Electric Avenue, Venice 90291 7:30pm $15 cash at door

VSO-Venice-live-music-nightlifeDid you know there’s a LAST FRIDAYS? Yes,  there is- check it out! The VSO, Venice Symphony Orchestra is playing tonight, Friday, January 30 for a special fundraising event at Danny’s Venice. Think  fun, funky and eclectic music, after all, it is VENICE! A portion of Eats & Drink purchases will support the orchestra’s programs to give free music lessons to homeless youth and performances to local public schools.
23 Windward Venice 90291 7:30pm No Cover

TurningPointPilates-Best of Westside PilatesThe AKFF Blog has a Special on Private Lessons  at Turning Point Pilates in Venice thru January 31!
612A Venice Boulevard  Venice 90291 

Hurry, get deets on this HOT Pilates Special >


Juri-Koll+art-Venice-ArtistClosing Art Reception for Venice Artist Juri Koll at Beyond Baroque art center in Venice from 5-7pm on Saturday, January 31. 681 Venice Bl Venice 90291 5-7pm
Check out My Venice Life for deets on this art show >