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There’s a lot of art happening everyday in Los Angeles. During Carmageddon II, we partnered with Experience LA to provide 247 listings for arts and cultural events that took place on September 29 & 30, 2012. Now, with ARTmageddon behind us, we want you to continue enjoying art at Los Angeles’ major institutions, as well as dig a bit deeper and discover the hidden gems located just around the corner from where you live.

 

Here’s a list of sites that can help you find art near you:

 

Arts District LA

CARS

City of Culver City

City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs

City of Santa Monica

City of West Hollywood

Dance Resource Center of Greater LA

Downtown BID

Experience LA

ForYourArt

LA Stage Alliance

NoHoArts District

Performing Arts Live

Thomas Hampton Reviews

 

 

Below you can search the archives by neighborhood for the wealth of events that took place during ARTmageddon weekend.

North Beach / Santa Monica [Hide Map]

  • Downtown Santa Monica Walking Tours

    September 29, 2012, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Hostelling International

    1436 2nd Street, Santa Monica

    Walking tour of downtown Santa Monica presented by the Santa Monica Conservancy Saturday mornings at 10 AM. In two hours and six blocks, the tour explores more than 130 years of Santa Monica history f...

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  • Outdoor Yoga in the Park - FREE

    September 30, 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Burton Chace Park

    13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, 90292

    Come join the FREE Oudoor Yoga Class at Burton Chace Park every Sunday at 2 pm!

    Bring yourself and your yoga mat, and look around the park for a group of people with yoga mats.

    No experien...

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  • BeMoved Dance/Fitness

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Electric Lodge

    1416 Electric Ave., Venice, 90291

    BeMoved is a dance fitness experience for adults of all ages and skill levels, including those who have never danced before. BeMoved inspires participants to embrace dance and fitness as a lifelong p...

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  • A Midsummer Nights Dream

    September 30, 2012, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

    1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 90290

    Theatricum Botanicum brings back its signature production, an audience favorite with a set design unrivaled by any other theater - because its the real thing. The most magical outdoor setting in Los A...

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  • DOROTHY'S ADVENTURES IN OZ

    September 29, 2012, Saturdays at 3:00pm Sundays at 12:30

    Santa Monica Playhouse

    1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401

    Its a hoot! A return trip to the Emerald City in the Santa Monica Playhouses imaginative, colorful musical LA TIMES. Its the joyous Rudie-DeCarlo musical comedy, a hilarious and heart-warming internat...

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  • THE FOOLS Molieres racy comedy now a musical!

    September 29, 2012, Saturdays at 7:30 PM Sundays at 6:30 PM

    Santa Monica Playhouse - The Other Space

    1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401

    Best Bets! exclaims L.A. Times, Barnum and Bailey mixed with Monty Python, with flights of verbal artistry and plentiful belly laughs. Its the internationally acclaimed Rudie-DeCarlo musical comedy TH...

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  • TYPEWRITER SHOW, L.A. MARLER

    September 1, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 4:00 PM

    Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center

    681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

    1 September, Saturday - 4:00 PM FREE OPENING RECEPTION MIKE KELLEY GALLERY: TYPEWRITER SHOW, L.A. MARLER L. A. MARLERs TypoWriters exhibit is high art of low-tech origins! It is photographic, illust...

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  • "Orestes 3.0: Inferno" by Charles L. Mee

    September 28, 2012, Friday and Saturday: 8:00pm curtain Sunday: 4:00pm curtain

    Bergamot Station Arts Center

    2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Nonica, 90404

    Award winning playwright Charles L. Mee creates a stunning new take on the Orestes myth for director Frdrique Michel and the company at City Garage. Euripidess ancient Greek tragedy of crime piled on ...

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  • PARANOIA Haunted Attraction

    September 28, 2012, 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM

    Santa Monica Place

    315 Colorado Boulevard, Santa Monica, 90401

    Deep Lifestyle Group are back with an ALL-NEW, bone-chilling Halloween experience, Paranoia Haunted Attraction. For the first time ever, Santa Monica will play host to its very own Halloween experienc...

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  • Venice Arts Youth Photography, Filmmaking, and Media Arts

    September 22, 2012 - April 27, 2013, M-F 4pm-6pm Saturdays Classes range from 10am-4pm

    Venice Arts

    1702 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291, Venice, 90291

    Venice Arts offers youth photography, filmmaking, and media arts workshops for children ages 10-18 from September 22, 2012- April 27, 2013. For a detailed description of the classes offered please cli...

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  • Cartography of an Identity

    September 22, 2012 - October 24, 2012, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Bergamont Art Station at ADC & Building Bridges Unit F2

    2525 Michigan ave. Santa Monica, CA. 90404, Santa Monica, 90404

    Join us for our official Opening reception of Betsabee Romeros new exhibition "Cartography of an Identity" curated by Laura Pomerantz and Sponsored by the General Consulate of Mexico and Los Angeles o...

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  • ADVENTURES IN ACTING: Fall Afterschool & Weekend Theatre Fun for Kids 7 to 13

    September 29, 2012, Thurfsdays, 4:00pm to 6:30pm Saturdays, 9:00am to 11:30am

    Santa Monica Playhouse

    1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401

    You have all changed my life by helping me in so many things, I dont know where to start. Thank you for 8 years of fun and enchantment! says Playhouse veteran K.T. See your kids make friends, gain sel...

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  • Early Stages Create-a-Play Fall Theatre Classes for Kids 4 to 6

    September 29, 2012, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Santa Monica Playhouse

    1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401

    Acting! Singing! Dance! Crafts! Make-up! Costumes! And a live performance on stage highlight this fun and exciting theatre workshop for kids 4 to 6. She LOVES the class! Thank you for being so much fu...

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  • Michael Queenland: Rudy's Ramp of Remainders

    September 15, 2012 - December 22, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Santa Monica Museum of Art

    Bergamot Station G1, Santa Monica, 90404

    Michael Queenland: Rudys Ramp of Remainders

    September 15-December 22, 2012

    Rudys Ramp of Remainders is a new sculptural installation by acclaimed artist Michael Queenland. Rudys ...

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  • Kianja Strobert: Nothing to Do but Keep Going

    September 15, 2012 - November 28, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Santa Monica Museum of Art

    Bergamot Station G1, Santa Monica, 90404

    Kianja Strobert: Nothing to Do but Keep Going

    September 15-November 28, 2012

    Nothing to Do but Keep Going includes a selection of new mixed-media paintings on paper and sculptura...

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  • Agnes Denes: Body Prints, Philosophical Drawings, and Map Projections, 1969 - 1978

    September 15, 2012 - December 22, 2012, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Santa Monica Museum of Art

    Bergamot Station G1, Santa Monica, 90404

    Agnes Denes: Body Prints, Philosophical Drawings, and Map Projections, 1969 - 1978

    September 15-December 22, 2012

    Body Prints, Philosophical Drawings, and Map Projections, 1969 -...

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  • Carol Kleinman, Gary Polonsky, Darlyn Susan Yee

    September 28, 2012, Tue-Sat: 11 am-5 pm, Sun 12 pm-4 pm
    Reception: Saturday, September 15, 2012, 5-8 pm
    Conversation with the Artists: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 3-4 pm

    TAG Gallery

    2525 Michigan Avenue, Bldg. D-3, Santa Monica, 90404

    Reflecting Reality, Carol Kleinman
    New Work in the Food Series, Gary Polonsky
    Re: Fashion, Darlyn Susan Yee

    Photographer Carol Kleinman documents reflections. Her goal is to capture the m...

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  • Members Tour: Nourish Mind, Body, and Spirit

    September 29, 2012, 10:30 AM

    Santa Monica Museum of Art

    2525 Michigan Avenue G-1, Santa Monica, 90404

    SMMoA members can join executive director Elsa Longhauser for breakfast and an exclusive tour of all three Fall exhibitions: "Michael Queenland: Rudys Ramp of Remainders," Kianja Strobert: Nothing to ...

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  • Sheetal Gandhi's I Am You Open Dress Rehearsal

    September 28, 2012, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Annenberg Community Beach House

    415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90402

    Sheetal Gandhi completes her ten-week artist residency with a new site-specific dance on the Beach House grounds. This outdoor open dress rehearsal includes an ensemble of community participants and w...

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  • Sheetal Gandhi's 'I Am You' Performance

    September 29, 2012 - September 30, 2012, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Annenberg Community Beach House

    415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90402

    Sheetal Gandhi completes her ten-week artist residency with a new site-specific dance on the Beach House grounds. This outdoor performance includes an ensemble of community participants and winds arou...

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  • CITADEL/ CHARLIE CASANOVA/ Q&A w/ Ciaran Foy and Aneurin Barnard.

    September 28, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Aero Theatre

    1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 90403

    CITADEL, 2012, 85 min. Dir. Ciaran Foy. A brutal attack by a gang of shadowy figures leaves single father and widower Tommy (Aneurin Barnard) deeply agoraphobic, staying inside and caring for his new-...

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  • BERNADETTE: NOTES ON A POLITICAL JOURNEY

    September 29, 2012, 4:00 PM

    Aero Theatre

    1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 90403

    BERNADETTE: NOTES ON A POLITICAL JOURNEY, 2011, 88 min. Dir. Lelia Doolan. "Elected to the British Parliament in 1969 at the age of 21, Bernadette Devlin was the youngest-ever female MP. A vital force...

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  • JUMP/ LET THE PEOPLE SING

    September 29, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Aero Theatre

    1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 90403

    JUMP, 2012, 83 min. This modern fairy tale follows four 20-somethings who cross one anothers paths on New Years Eve in Derry, Northern Ireland. Small-time hood Johnny and honest Mary long for a fresh ...

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  • MAN OF ARAN

    September 30, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Aero Theatre

    1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 90403

    MAN OF ARAN, 1934, ITV Studios/Park Circus, 76 min. This fictional documentary by Robert J. Flaherty (best known for his seminal NANOOK OF THE NORTH) focuses on the tough living conditions of native A...

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  • OPENING ARTISTS RECEPTION ACCOMPANIED BY A FILM SCREENING SEEKING MOTHER INDIA

    September 29, 2012, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Art 4 All People

    19562 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu

    Group Art Exhibition Portals-Art as an Object of Power September 7th- October 12th, 2012 Featuring Artists: Jessica Dreyfus, Lyle Everette Rushing, Michael Ochinero, Daniel Leighton, Barbara Wurd...

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  • POETS ALICE JONES AND MARTHA RONK

    September 28, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center

    681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

    ALICE JONES writes poems of spiritual renovation--hard-won, hard-edged and, against all odds, tender to a fault. MARTHA RONK produces a poetry that questions the context of living, its arrangements,...

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  • 100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE

    September 29, 2012, 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center

    681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

    650 events in 450 cities and 95 countries will take place on September 29 to promote environmental, social, and political change. Poets, writers, and artists will create, perform, and demonstrate in t...

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  • LAST SUNDAY OPEN READING

    September 30, 2012, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center

    681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

    Our popular monthly open reading, this time - and this time only - on the last Sunday of September. Hosted by BILLY BURGOS. Five minute limit. Free.
    Sign ups begin at 4:45 PM.

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  • POETS CHARLOTTE INNES AND QUINCY R. LEHR

    September 30, 2012, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Beyond Baroque Literary/ Arts Center

    681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291

    QUINCY R. LEHR was born in Oklahoma City, and he lives in Brooklyn, where he teaches history. His poems, criticism, and essays have appeared in numerous journals in North America, Europe, and Australi...

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  • Front Porch Cinema at the Santa Monica Pier

    September 28, 2012, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Santa Monica Pier

    200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, 90401

    The summer isnt over yet in Santa Monica! The Santa Monica Pier introduces Front Porch Cinema, a FREE community film experience every Friday on The Pier starting September 28. Front Porch Cinema will ...

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  • Open Studio --

    September 22, 2012 - December 15, 2012, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    reDiscover Center

    12958 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, 90066

    Let your child follow their imagination at our open studio time!

    The reDiscover Center is filled with recycled materials -- ideal for your child to make that imaginary car, a robot, or .......

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  • Family Dance Jam & L.A. Costume Swap

    September 30, 2012, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

    Mar Vista Farmers Market

    Venice Blvd & Grand View Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90066, Mar Vista, 90066

    Halloween Readiness with Family Dance Jam & Los Angeles Costume Swap!

    Family Dance Jam will host wildly fun dance zones throughout the Mar Vista Farmers Market. Then at 10:30am a big grou...

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  • CARMAGEDDON II PUB CRAWL Powered by UMeTime

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Areal

    2820 Main Street, Santa Monica, 90405

    UMeTime, a Venice-based mobile app company, recently launched its signature app for local merchants and consumers and will host a Carmageddon II Pub Crawl with local area restaurants and bars encourag...

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  • Field Trip Day - Los Angeles

    September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Venice Beach

    909 Ocean Front Walk Venice, CA 90291, Venice Beach, 90291

    Atlas Obscura, the online compendium of the worlds curiosities, wonders, and esoterica, is partnering with a secret benefactor for a day-long immersive experience called FIELD TRIP DAY LA!

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  • Brilliant Traces

    September 28, 2012, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ruskin Group Theatre - 2nd Stage

    3000 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, 90405

    Thrown together in the confines of the snowbound cabin in the wilds of Alaska, two strangers share their reasons for fleeing the world they knew only to find the desperation and longing they both have...

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  • 10th Annual Art Exhibit at Malibu Nature Preserve

    September 30, 2012, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Malibu Nature Preserve

    33905 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 90265

    Enjoy original landscapes by the Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains & Seashore reflecting the natural beauty of the Santa Monica Mountains. Allied Artists donates a portion of the sales to ...

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