The AK Blog’s weekly mashup for events by the beach in Venice and Santa Monica from June 21 to June 24:

The Venice Art Crawl presents its monthly melange of cutting edge local artists at various popup locations near the beach. Check out the Dogtown Artists United event at The Yard at  715 Hampton Drive from 6:30-10:30pm for visual art and live music by locals! Installation art is a must see by:
Debi Cable — 3D Blacklight Experience
Leif Maginnis — ArtStrobe, Interactive kinetic light sculpture
Franklin Londin — 3D Photography interactive sculptures
Plus, paintings on display, live painting, photography, sculpture and live music by the Mowglis at 8pm and Michael Jost at 9:45.
Also stop by Santinos for art  and live music, plus order up some Argentinian empanadas- they are the best! 1611 Pacific Ave. (at Windward.)

Silicon Beach Fest (June 21-23) celebrates the LA tech community at its Venice & Santa Monica hubs with panels, keynotes, workshops, mixers, and more. You must Register to attend this event with ticket pricing depending on event.
Friday: Suzy Williams at the Moose Lodge in Santa Monica.
Saturday: Neptune Parade on Venice beach at 3pm. 
Sunday: Summer SOULstice Festival on Main Street in Santa Monica from 11am – 7pm is so much fun – and free! Live music  at various stages during the day on the street with sidewalk sales and more. Make sure to see local faves the Gumbo Brothers at Rawvolution  at 2301 Main Street from 5-7:30 pm and prepare to get funky!
It’s All About Venice!