There are some amazing summer events happening this week from July 18-22 by the beach!

Venice Art Crawl:This monthly event in Venice on and near the Boardwalk is a must see art extravaganza! 1320MAIN presents the artwork of Mark Satterlee with an artist reception Thursday July 19th, 2012 from 6:30-10:30pm with beats by DJ Pistol Pete  at 1320 Main St. near Windward Circle. Mark’s art combines painting, mixed media and photography in a truly creative way.  Plus, Late Night with David Letterman photographer Marc Karzen will exhibit his art in back of the Canal Club called Luminous at 2025 Pacific Ave. See the Search Box on right for previous posts on where to go at the Art Crawl.

Performance – Open Mike – Standup:
This weekly event on Wednesdays, aka the Velvet Guerilla Cabaret features  a lineup of talented performers . An evening of poetry, spoken word, comedy, music, performance and swashbuckling theatrical adventure will be presented to delight all your senses, starting at 8pm. Unurban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, 90404.
Live Music:

Thursday night is the Santa Monica Pier Concert & on the pier & beach – a big party with 2 live bands from 7-10pm. Music from Haim and Wildcat! Wildcat! this week. While we don’t know  what kind of music it is, it’s all good and free at the Pier!
Friday brings the Gumbo Brothers back to Venice at the Venice Bistro from 5-10pm and it’s free! It’s great music in a fun dive bar where  it’s recommended if you’re going to get a drink there to stick with the beer selection while shakin’ your ass to the music! 323 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291 Suzy Williams & Brad Kay sing it and bring it at the Moose Lodge in Santa Monica starting at 8pm for  a few hours of inspiring music. $10 cover charge. 1600 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

It’s All About Venice!