Recommended openings to catch this weekend…

Sarah Joncas “Stroke Of Midnight” (14×18″ / oil on canvas) – featured in her debut solo show, ‘Beneath The Seams’ opening this Fri @ Thinkspace (details below)

Thursday, June 11th 6-9pm
Look Gallery (at the LA Mart)
1933 South Broadway (corner of Washington) in downtown LA / 213.748.1113
“Locals Only” curated by Mat Gleason featuring Oliver Arms, Linda Arreola, Stephanie Mercado, Carolin Peters, Lola Ramona, Roy Thurston, Tim Youd, Jaime “GERMS” Zacarias, and Eric Zammitt
(On view through July 11th)

Thurs, June 11th 7-10PM
Upper Playground LA
125 E 6th Street in downtown Los Angeles / 213.623.4300
“So-Called Arist: Art by Augor” is a new collection of works on canvas from Augor. Following his installation based show last month, Augor is back and rocking back-to-back mini solo shows at this skid row hot spot

Fri, June 12th 7-11PM
C.A.V.E. Gallery
507 Rose Ave in Venice / 310.428.6387
“Curious Oddities” featuring Jenna Colby, Jim Darling, Josh Taylor, Paul Chatem, Renee Lawter, Walt Hall, Amy Botello and many more with live painting from Max Neutra
(On view through June 27th)

Fri, June 12th 8PM-1AM
[Seven Degrees]
891 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach
“Cute and Dangerous” group show featuring Jon Burgerman, Mugen Suzuki, Angela De Reis, Le Merde, Nathan J, Meomi, Skaffs and more + Jon Burgerman will be live painting the night of opening

Fri, June 12th 7-11PM
4210 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles / 323.913.3375
Sarah Joncas “Beneath The Seams” (pictured above) + Kelly Vivanco “The Conservatory” in the project room & “Portraits Of The Unknown” from Tran Nguyen as part of the ‘Fresh Faces’ series
(On view through July 3rd)

Sat, June 13th 7-10PM
Black Maria Gallery
3137 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles / 818.613.9090
“Knights and Hunters” featuring new works from Ken Garduno, Jason Hernandez, Michael C. Hsiung and Sam Saghatelian + the “Swoon” group show on the project wall curated by Ally Takeuchi featuring works from Andrew Bell, Brent Nolasco, Dear Earthling, Jenna Colby, Jen Lobo, Jeremiah Ketner, Julie West, Kendra Binney, Walt Hall and many more
(On view through July 11th)

Sat, June 13th 6-9PM
Cerasoli Gallery
8530-B Washington Ave in Culver City / 310.558.0911
“Out Through The In Door” from Matt Phillips + “Some Are Here and Some Are Missing” from Mario Wagner + “Beyond A Shadow” from Seth Curcio
(On view through July 8th)

Sat, June 13th 7-11pm
Exhibit A Gallery
1086 South Fairfax Ave. in Los Angeles
“The Detournements of Wynn Miller” is a tribute show of sorts featuring Wynn’s photographs as interpreted by Shepard Fairey, Shawn Barber, Greg Gossel, Nate Frizzell, Chloe Trujillo, Lauren Bergman, Jon Chase, Dennis McNett and more with guest DJ Keith Morris (Circle Jerks)

Saturday June 13th, 2009 8pm – 11pm (7-8PM wine & cheese tasting – $25 admission)
New Puppy Gallery
2808 Elm Street in Los Angeles
“In The Realm Of The Senses” group show and wine & cheese tasting event prior to art show opening – presented by Cannibal Flower and Blind Tiger with works from Snow Mack, Joe Bravo, Michael Pukac, Cate Rangel, Delphia, Yuki Miyazaki, Bill Bronson, Vincent Sandoval, Nicole Bruckman & more
*For reservations for the wine & cheese even please RSVP to 818.752.9168 or email with number of guests and daytime phone number

Sat, June 13th 6-10PM
939 Chung King Road in Los Angeles
“A Touch Of Evil” featuring new works and an installation from Attaboy

Sat, June 13th 6-8PM
Roberts and Tilton
5801 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 323.549.0223
“White Noise and Silence” featuring new works and an installation from Andrew Schoultz
(On view through August 1st)

Sat, June 13th 7-10PM
Billy Shire Fine Arts
5790 Washington Blvd. in Los Angeles / 323.297.0600
“Intemperance” from Carrie Ann Baade + “The Fourth Enochian Key” from Christopher Ulrich
(On view through July 4th)

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