Recommended openings to catch this weekend…

David MacDowell‘s “Duck and Cover” featured in
Crewest‘s “Canceptual [v.3]” this Saturday
Fri, May 1st 7-11PM
C.A.V.E. Gallery
507 Rose Ave in Venice / 310.428.6387
“Brush Fire” group show with featured artist Gene Guynn and Andy Haynes, Chet Zar, Anthony Clarkson, Danni Shinya Luo, Jennifer Springman, Jim Darling, Macsorro, Tina Darling, Zoso, Preston Thomas, Michael Pukac and many more + live DJ action and live painting from Michael Pukac
(On view through May 24th)

Fri, May 1st 8-11PM
La Luz De Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles / 323.666.7667
New works from Lyle Motley, Miss Mindy, Lauren Gardiner and Jessica Cooper
(On view through May 31st)

Fri, May 1st 8PM-Midnight
1930 Echo Park Ave in Los Angeles (Echo Park area)
‘Animal Sex’ with Hannah Stouffer, Jimmy Wilnewic, and Actually Huizenga

Sat, May 2nd 8-11PM
Canvas Los Angeles
441 N. Fairfax Ave in Los Angeles /
“The Seventh Letter” group show featuring works from crew members Norm, Push, Revok, Reyes, Ewok, Amanda Lynn, Jersey Joe (aka Rime), Augor, Saber, Sever and more + the introduction of the 2009 Seventh Letter line

Sat, May 2nd 7-10PM (outdoor Carnivaleque festival kicks off at 6:30PM)
Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.287.2340
“La Noche de la Fusion” featuring new works and an installation from Gary Baseman – be sure to get there early (at 6:30) for the Carnivalesque festival taking place outside the gallery which serves as a kickoff event for the opening
(On view through May 23rd)

Sat, May 2nd 6-9PM
110 E. Winston Street @ Main St in Los Angeles / 213.627.8272
“Canceptual [v.3]” featuring customized spray paint cans from a variety of artists including the likes of Branded, David MacDowell (pictured above), Marka27, Smear, Downer, Man One, Revel, Shark Toof, and many, many more
(On view through May 31st)

Sat, May 2nd 8PM-12:30AM ($8 at the door)
Hive Gallery
729 S. Spring St in downtown Los Angeles
Monthly group show and performance with featured artists Shay, Alex Feliciano, Aglain Mortchorg and Mike Lewis with a special installation from Zombienose and Shrine + a group show of over 60 artists, live music, DJs & more

Sat, May 2nd 9PM-1AM
Infusion Gallery
719 S. Spring St. in downtown LA
“Peep! An Erotic Spring Fling” group show curated by Heidi ‘Bluegirl’ Calvert and featuring works from L. Croskey, Paul Torres, Jezebelle X, Shahid Brown, Scott Saw, Yvette Marie and many more + erotic performances, human art, puppetry, feminine oddities and much more

Sat, May 2nd
Melt Gallery @ Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles / 323.851.7223
“Gag Me With A Toon 2: Harder! Faster! Radder!” group show featuring works from Adam Hathorn, Alex Pardee, Bob Dob, Dan Quintana, Joe Hahn, Jeff McMillan, Donny Miller, Jonathan Wayshak, Kevin Llewellyn, Lola, Nathan Cabrera, Overton Lloyd, Roman Dirge, Steven Daily, Dave Chung, Travis Louie, and many more

Sat, May 2nd @ 7PM
3300 W. 6th Street in Los Angeles“Urban Paper” book launch party & papertoy art show featuring a vast array of artists, many of which were in Scion’s recent ‘Papershapers’ show

Sat, May 2nd 7-10PM
New Image Art Gallery
7908 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood / 323.654.2192
“Octo Pusses” group show featuring works from Antonio Trecel Diaz, Aaron Johnson, Judith Supine, Gino Perez, Cleon Peterson, Neck Face, & Ben Jones + “Horse Radish” from Bäst in the project room
(On view through May 23rd)

Sat, May 2nd 8-11PM
Subliminal Projects
1331 W. Sunset Blvd in the Echo Park region of Los Angeles
“Ego, Addiction & Other Bedtime Stories” featuring new works from Sam Flores
(On view through May 30th)

Sat, May 2nd 7-11PM & Sun, May 3rd Noon-5PM
Upper Playground
125 East 6th Street in Downtown LA
Stoked Sessions Los Angeles 2009, an art auction and fundraiser for Stoked Mentoring featuring works from Estevan Oriol, Travis Millard, Mel Kadel, Aaron Winters, Adam Hughes, Mark Sellman, Andy Rosenthal, Anthony Smith, Brandy Flower, Michael Crivello/ Hit + Run, Brian Gray, Casey Wisden, Blurble, Christy Chaloux, Dash Fidel, David Russell Talbott, Enik One, EyeOne, Jesse Spears, Aryo, Griffin Marcus, Cole Gerst, James Dormer Schneider, James Reitano, Jason Maloney, Jimmy Muga, JAO, JW Miller/ Dektown, Mark Dean Veca, Harrison Boyce, Meshel Homola, Sarah Anderson and Luke Fishbeck, Phoenix, Jason Hernandez, Scott Hultgren, Stacie Krajchir, Alex Kopps, The Love Movement, Graham Watson, Annie Madison, JC Argetsinger, Jimmy Pargas, John Munnerlyn, Dave MacDowell, Alex Prager and Tamar Levine

Sat, May 2nd 8PM-Midnight ($5 at the door)
World of Wonder Storefront Gallery
6650 Hollywood Blvd in Los Angeles
“Bettie Page: Heaven Bound” tribute show featuring the works of Olivia + special surprise guests

Mon, May 4th @ 7PM
Los Angeles United Film Festival
@ Los Feliz 3 Cinemas (1822 Vermont Ave in Los Angeles)
‘Abraham Obama’ movie screening

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