Calendar

Aug
8
Tue
Jennifer MaHarry: New Wilderness // Cheyne Walls: Miles from Los Angeles @ G2 Gallery
Aug 8 – Oct 7 all-day
Sep
24
Sun
Abbot Kinney Festival @ Taste of Abbot Kinney
Sep 24 all-day

Abbot Kinney Festival is happening on 24 Sep 2017 at Abbot Kinney Boulevard Venice, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Consumer Fairs industry. Book a stall at 10times.com!

Monday Night Fiction Workshop at Beyond Baroque @ Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This free weekly fiction workshop focuses on narrative technique, language, characterization, plot, POV, and the realization of an idea. Bring copies of 2-3 pages of fiction for critique and discussion. Facilitated by noted author, screenwriter, playwright, and director Barra Grant through October 16 (extended from June). Future facilitators TBA. Barra has written four produced screenplays, and has won the Writers Guild Award, an Emmy, and has received Directors Guild and Humanitas nominations. Her play “A Mother A Daughter and a Gun” has been produced in L.A., Chicago and New York. She has a repertoire of short stories which she regularly performs at venues in Los Angeles.

Sep
25
Mon
Dancing Through Parkinson’s @ Electric Lodge
Sep 25 @ 1:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Dancing Through Parkinson’s is a community program of Invertigo Dance Theatre, that began in 2011, and provides free or voluntary donation, weekly dance classes to people living with Parkinson’s disease and other degenerative diseases, as well as their family and caregivers. Classes, taught by experienced professional dancers that have trained in methods specific to Parkinson’s, are designed to encourage joy, strength, community, stability, mental clarity and creativity. Teachers demonstrate standing and seated activities and can provide movement options for a wide range of physical abilities. In addition to its weekly classes at the Electric Lodge, Dancing Through Parkinson’s is also offered at five other locations throughout Los Angeles county.No dance experience is required. No pre-registration is required, and cost is by donation. Regular and drop-in attendance is welcome.

Sep
27
Wed
Humpday Karaokay Partay @ Venice Beach Bar LIVE
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The coolest karaoke in Venice, right on the Venice Beach Boardwalk! $3.00 ABK Hell & Edels beer, $3.00 Taco of the Day!

Sep
28
Thu
Banned Books Week: Make a Comic Book @ Venice Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Arts and Crafts Learn how to draw a comic book in this hands on workshop. Ages 6-11. 

Helping Happy Hour With Baby2Baby @ TOMS Flagship
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, September 28 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM for a volunteer event with Baby2Baby!  We will organize, sort and bundle donated clothing that will go directly to the low-income children Baby2Baby serves here in Los Angeles. We’ll provide the food and drinks, you provide your time and a desire to serve! Baby2Baby is a nonprofit that provides low-income children ages 0-12 years with diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child deserves. Visit www.baby2baby.org for more.

“Engineering Consciousness” with Consciousness Hacking Founder Mikey Siegel @ Electric Lodge
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Ever wanted to explore the intersection of consciousness and technology?  If so, come to our next event for an awesome new experience of connection, learning, and community! Consciousness Hacking (CH) is a global movement with local chapters that host events around the world.  There’s a growing tide of wellness-related technologies coming to market, that focus on consciousness and wellbeing, like meditation apps, wearables devices that monitor your breathing patterns, and more.  CH events bring together builders, users, and interested bystanders to discuss the potential of these technologies and build a vision for their future, on the global scale and for their individual lives. Join the LA chapter of Consciusness Hacking to come together with entrepreneurs, yogis, engineers, programmers, hobbyists, meditators, nerds, artists, musicians, and more to hear what Consciousness Hacking is all about from founder and TED speaker Mikey Siegel and co-founder of Happy the App Pam Soffer. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 28th, 7-9:30pm, @ Electric Lodge (free valet/street parking!) in Venice.  Doors open at 7 for snacks and schmoozing, and the event starts at 7:30. Then, experiment with what it means to hack your own consciousness.  Business coach Rona Kremer will be facilitating small group sessions to help you create authentic connections with others to dream up what CH means to you. You will meet plenty of badass people, some of whom you may want to play and work with going forward! We live in transformative times and this evening will be a catalyst for your personal and business growth. Space will be limited… buy your ticket TODAY! Your tribe-to-be is waiting for you!  Join our Meetup and Facebook pages. About Consciousness Hacking: CH is global movement that explores the intersection of technology and consciousness. We help people live healthier, better lives using the science and tools of self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and mental health. About the ticket price: We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. Please contact us if the ticket price is prohibitive. About the venue: Electric Lodge is an amazing space for us – an artsy, airy theater off Abbot Kinney in Venice.

Sep
30
Sat
DEW NBA 3X CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND LOS ANGELES @ Venice Beach
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Basketball fans, get ready to check out elite talent in Los Angeles courtesy of the Mountain Dew® and the NBA.

The U.S 3×3 basketball competition tour returns for the second iteration of DEW NBA 3X! NBA and Mountain Dew will bring 32 preselected men’s and women’s teams (24 men, eight women), who are some of FIBA’s top 100 globally ranked players, and the city winners from five NBA markets, to participate in a 3×3 championship tournament located at Venice Beach (1800 Ocean Front Walk Venice, CA 90291). The two-day event will begin with pool play, followed by a single-elimination playoff bracket, resulting in DEW NBA 3X men’s and women’s champions. The winning teams will receive $20,000 and qualify for the 2017 USA Basketball 3×3 National Tournament.

Meet DEW NBA 3X influencers, Brandon Armstrong (B-Dot) and Ronnie 2K, alongside local NBA players and legends. Attendees can participate in the NBA 2K Tournament at the Reese’s Puffs Gaming Lounge for the chance to win NBA & 2K prizes. In addition, fans can interact with NBA players as they participate in exciting skills contests and other fan-friendly entertainment.

DEW NBA 3X will feature appearances by celebrities, DEW athletes, team and local talent, celebrity DJs, food trucks, and much more.

For more information on the nationwide DEW NBA 3X program, please visit DEWNBA3X.com. Fans can follow @DEWNBA3X on Instagram and Twitter for updates.

Oct
1
Sun
Wurstküche Oktoberfest 2017 @ Wurstküche
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wurstküche Oktoberfest 2017 October means one thing: the longstanding, beloved autumn German tradition of Oktoberfest! Whether you’re an old veteran or a first timer, there’s nothing like the experience and spectacle. Dust off your lederhosen & lace-up your dirndls; Wurstküche hosts flowing taps, yodeling girls and Bavarian folk band, the Munich Boom-Steiners. Dress to impress with your Oktoberfest best, or get your traditional garb at Wurstküche in Venice.