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Music, Art, and Cultural Mashup for Venice, Santa Monica, Westside & DTLA: Jan/Feb 2017

Boy do we have events for you all! The AKFF Team has rounded up the best events in Venice, Santa Monica, Westside, and DTLA that you can attend. Check them out below!

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ALAC returns as the premier International Contemporary Art Fair of the West Coast at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica from January 26–29. The event offers an unrivaled perspective to the galleries and artists that shape Los Angeles’ position as one of the world’s preeminent art capitals.
For More Info On Event Check Out Details Here >
3021 Airport Ave #203, Santa Monica, CA 90405

 

mardi-gras-venice-beach-akff-blogVenice Beach Mardi Gras Parade

Calling all party goers and free spirits! The annual Venice Beach Mardi Gras Parade  is an event you don’t want to miss. With the parade being led by The Mudbug Brass Band and The Venice Electric Light Parade, there is no telling what’s in store for participants! The parade is on Saturday, February 18 at noon. Can’t make it? The Venice Ale House will be hosting a pre-party from 10-11am, offering drink and food specials before the parade. If you want to continue the celebration join The Gumbo Brothers at LARRY's 24 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90219
Parade starts at noon on Rose Ave/Boardwalk! See you there!

Kings Ball – Mardi Gras Pre-Parade Party

A Mardi Gras pre-pre party! Won’t be able to make it to the parade but still want to have fun and be a part of the celebrations? The Venice Beach Bar will be crowning 2017 Mardi Gras King Ravi and Queen Toni. Event is from 7-10:30pm on Thursday, February 9. Free Admission.
The Venice Beach Bar, 323 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA

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Head over to Beyond Baroque, Saturday, January 28 for panel discussions (2-4pm) with award winning Venice photographers hosted by Gerry Fialka and a photo show in the gallery (4-6pm).
Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Bl, CA
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Subversive Cinema

Join Subversive Cinema Sunday, February 8 at Beyond Baroque for music and political film screenings with fiery discussions. Free admission.
Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Bl, CA

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Don't miss Henry Schipper Monday, February 13 at UnUrban Cafe at 4pm to view Schipper’s engaging documentaries on actress, singer, activist, legend, Eartha Kitt’s life and career.
Free Jazz with Films start at 4pm
3301 Pico Bl, Santa Monica, CA 90401 

 

 

Jazz-Funk-Fest-Unurban-Santa-MoniicaJazz Funk Fest

On Saturday, February 25, the Jazz Funk Fest will get funky once again the Unurban Cafe! The AKFF has covered and attended this fun event before! We encourage you not to miss it this year. Improvisational rock,  and blues with a touch of jazz plus spoken word is sure to ensure a great night for you and your friends! Starts at 7pm sharp. Check out our coverage on past Jazz Funk Fest events >
3301 Pico Bl, Santa Monica, CA 90401 

 

 

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Boomtown Brewery

Celebrate the grand opening of Boomtown Brewery Saturday, February 4 with music guest DJ Lola Langusta with food from Tumaca Spanish Truck, and Boomtown Brewery’s new crafted beers! Boomtown will be open from noon to 1am. Don't miss it!
700 Jackson St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hammer-Museum-Los AngelesHammer Museum

Looking for a fun, free event to go to?  The Hammer Museum will reopen its doors on Sunday to debut their newly reinvented galleries with a re-installed Armand Hammer Collection and exhibitions featuring pieces from Jimmie Durham and Jean Dubuffet. Open Tuesday-Sunday.
10899 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024

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