Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

Pencil This In

Before you read more...
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your tax-deductible financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

5494262556_b351515bd7_z.jpg
'Ripe' is an exhibit at Crewest inspired by wine. Check it out during the Art Walk tonight. | Photo: Courtesy of Crewest Gallery.


'Ripe' is an exhibit at Crewest inspired by wine. Check it out during the Art Walk tonight. | Photo: Courtesy of Crewest Gallery.
READING
The Hammer hosts the program Some Favorite Writers: Jayne Anne Phillips tonight at 7 pm. The author of the novels Lark and Termite, MotherKind, Shelter and Machine Dreams reads from her novels and her collections of anthologized. stories. This reading series is organized by Mona Simpson, author of My Hollywood and Anywhere But Here. The readings are followed by discussions with Simpson.

ART*
Kana Manglapus Projects on Abbot Kinney in Venice hosts an artist’s reception for Peter Tunney’s Dictionary Daze—an exhibit that expresses Tunney’s obsession with words and the dictionary. Reception from 6-9 pm tonight.

ART
Ripe, the latest exhibit at Crewest, is inspired by wine. The artists have transformed wine barrels, wine bottles and corks into contemporary art and is open through March 27. Tonight during the LA Downtown Art Walk, there’s a benefit during the show for the HeArt project—which helps high school kids stay in school through an immersive arts program. There will be live painting by Hit + Run of designs by students from the HeArt Project.

Support for LAist comes from

ART PARK
While crowds stroll downtown and hop from gallery to gallery at tonight’s monthly Art Walk, guests have another option atCitizen LA's Downtown Art Park at The Medallion.The outdoor venue is designed to bring artists, food trucks, vendors, performers and audience together for an evening of live entertainment and uninhibited shopping under the stars. Begins at 7 pm. Free.

*Pencil pick of the day

Want more events? Follow me on Twitter (@christineziemba).