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Get Out: Slake #2 Party, Mothersbaugh & Fairey Art Show, Sea Pulse Films, and Four-in-One Night by Vaginal Davis

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Photo by Andy Kennelly via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr


Photo by Andy Kennelly via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
LIT PARTY
Slake, LA's newest lit mag, is having a party to celebrate the launch of their 2nd issue, themed "Crossing Over" tonight at Track 16 Gallery in Santa Monica at 7 p.m. Part of the festivities include: Readings by Issue 2 contributors; Original art from Issue No. 2; A $5 menu by Border Grill; A signature cocktail by Sino Tequila; And free whoopie pies by Baking Whoopie! RSVP online. Track 16 Gallery is at 2525 Michigan Ave. in Santa Monica.

ART OPENING
Mark Mothersbaugh and Shepard Fairey have teamed up for "The Big Picture," a showing at Subliminal Projects. The reception is tonight from 8-11 p.m., and the exhibit runs until Feb. 19th. This exhibition focuses on their work as artists and philanthropists. From the gallery: "As artists, Mark and Shepard create work that demand the viewer's attention, drawing them into a world where scale is pushed to the forefront."

ECO FILM EVENT
Ocean preservationists, gather today at the Electric Lodge (1416 Electric Avenue, Venice) for Sea Pulse Films, an event that will allow attendees to see the most biodiverse, healthy reefs on Planet Earth, become aware of the need for preservation, meet the key activists and the marine researchers who are challenging to protect the oceans, and understand how to get involved to keep our coastal watershed healthy, safe and clean. 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. (doors open at 1 p.m.) $ 5.00 - $ 10.00 suggested attendance donation. Seating is limited; RSVP by email.

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PERFORMANCE ART
dejecta/protecta: A Performance by Vaginal Davis is a night of four performances, inspired by Andy Warhol’s screen tests and the midnight performances of Jack Smith. This original work by Davis, an originator of the homocore punk movement and a gender-queer art and music icon, is an expanded cinema piece. It's a one-night only affair, with production and costumes designed by Jonathan Berger, and appearances by special invited guests. @MOCA Grand Avenue (Downtown) 7pm-10:45pm