Category Archives: Arts

Muscle Shoals Welcomed Everyone

(Editor’s note: Bob Vickrey’s stories are always welcomed by readers. Today he shared a piece from one of his best friends Kenneth Williams. The two had grown up together in Galena Park, a suburb of Houston. Vickrey wrote: “Ken has … Continue reading

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Sale of Art Cards Crafted by Willie Simon

“The Arizona Series, 2024,” art cards will be available for sale from 3 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, at 440 Toyopa Drive. Last spring, Palisades-own Willie Simon was commissioned to create a series of paintings to be displayed … Continue reading

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Portraits of Hope Asked to Participate in Nation’s 250th Anniversary

  Palisades resident Ed Massey and his brother Bernie received a May 30 letter from the National Park Service, National Mall and Memorial Parks (NAMA), asking to partner with Portraits of Hope (POH) for artwork for the 250th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Bruce Lurie Gallery Opening Reception June 1

Bruce Lurie Gallery located at 873 Via de la Paz focuses on establishing emerging to mid-career artists specializing in cutting edge pop art, street art, abstract minimalism, photography and a wide range of monumental sculptors. The exhibit Carol Bennett: The … Continue reading

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Three PaliHi Teens’ Photos Selected as Tops by the Getty

Teens in California were encouraged to submit photos for The Getty’s third annual “Open Call, Unshuttered” photo contest. Out of 2,800 submissions from 134 cities in the state, only 25 photos were selected.  Three of the winners were seniors from … Continue reading

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Westside Ballet Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Gala

Westside Ballet will celebrate its 50th anniversary with three events in May at the Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center. The Spring Gala, which is at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, starts with a cocktail reception, raffle and … Continue reading

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Richard Harrington to Have First Solo Show

Richard Harrington, a British visual artist and design director, is having his first solo show “Around You” from May 4 through June 10. Photographer Lesly Hall wrote CTN that “My friend Rich Harrington is creating beautiful art from his studio in Marquez Knolls … Continue reading

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Artist Michael Farhat’s Paintings Exhibited at Lurie Gallery

The work of artist Michael Farhat aka ArtMobb is featured at the Bruce Lurie Gallery through March 18. Farhat is a pioneer in hyper-realistic spray painting on plexiglass, which is achieved through an exacting reverse painting and stripping technique. “It’s … Continue reading

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More Reasons to Go to the Theatre Palisades

  Circling the News in a review for the current Theatre Palisades production of Beau Jest, wrote: “Once again, Theatre Palisades provides a well-cast, superbly acted, first-rate production of Beau Jest.” This romantic comedy provides laughs, as the main character … Continue reading

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Name Change for Palisades Newcomers Group

The friendly and welcoming local group, Palisades Newcomers & Friends Group has made a small name change to more accurately reflect its members. The new name is Pacific Palisades Friends and Newcomers. Most members have lived in the Palisades or … Continue reading

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