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Sunday, August 30

Taste of Venice

Lincoln Place Apartment Homes

1050 Frederick Street., Venice, 90291

3:00pm to 7:00pm

Join P.S. ARTS and the chefs of Venice, CA on August 30th from 3pm-7pm for an afternoon of savory samples, delightful drinks, and delicious desserts - all to support P.S. ARTS' public school arts education programs. This year's event is sponsored by and located at Lincoln Place Apartment Homes (1050 Frederick St, Venice, CA 90291) and features a silent auction and VIP Tasting Tour.

For a full list of participating vendors, and to purchase tickets, please visit: psarts.org/tasteofvenice

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The Capitol Ensemble featuring Violinist Phillip Levy

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

6:00pm

Hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as the top classical performer of 1995, Phillip Levy has received worldwide critical acclaim at festivals including Spoleto, Bayreuth, Edinburgh, Israel, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Ojai, Seattle, and Aspen. He has received many prestigious awards and prizes, including the International Chamber Music Competition (Florence, Italy), Royal Overseas League (England), Myra Hess Trust, Welsh Arts Council, American Israel Cultural Foundation, and Rubin Academy Violin Competition (Israel). He led the London-based Locrian and Amphion String Quartets and served as principal violinist of the Apple Hill Chamber Players. Levy currently leads the Capitol Ensemble, Sundays Live’s artists in residence. His numerous solo performances have been broadcast on Israel television and radio, NPR, and BBC. As a dedicated pedagogue, Levy is in demand as a teacher at festivals throughout the world. For eight years, he held a senior lectureship in violin and chamber music at Stanford University and led the Stanford String Quartet, with which he performed and recorded extensively. Currently residing in Los Angeles, Phillip Levy is faculty at California State University, Long Beach.

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Gregg Arthur - One Romantic Night

Vibrato Grill Jazz

2930 Beverly Glen Circle, Los Angeles, 90077

7:00pm to 10:30pm

When Tony Bennett calls himself a fan of your phrasing because it’s “perfect,” then it’s time for the entire world to know about you!

Such is the case with Australia’s Gregg Arthur… the sexy, charismatic crooner, who now calls California home, with his affable adaptations of the Great American Songbook as well as “New Standards” and originals, this is a night not to be missed!

The productive entertainer is currently writing and recording at Capitol Records with legendary pianist Tom Ranier (Barbra Streisand, Natalie Cole, Michael Feinstein), which promises even bigger things for this awesome Aussie, however, his latest recording (8th album), ONE ROMANTIC NIGHT, which features his hit single, “You With Me,” is rising on the charts, as well as crisp covers of gorgeous classics, “The Way You Look Tonight,” “Misty,” and “Dindi” to name a few.

Come and experience the ultimate crooner for One Romantic Night.

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Monday, August 31

Boone Children's Gallery

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

11:00am

Located next to the Korean and Chinese galleries, the Boone Children’s Gallery is a free creative space where visitors of all ages are invited to learn the art of East Asian brush painting. No prior art-making experience is necessary. Friendly and helpful staff introduce painting techniques, offer tips, and even provide high chairs for very young artists. Visitors sit at communal tables in this fun, family-friendly, and resourceful place to relax, create, and make new friends.

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Story Time in the Galleries

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

2:00pm

Ever wonder why dragons love tacos and why crayons decided to quit one day? Join Boone Gallery staff every Monday and Friday at 2 pm in the Korean art galleries as they take us on a reading journey into a world of folk tales and colors. Relate the stories to the art in the Chinese and Korean galleries in a comfortable space suitable for families and children of all ages. Admission is free!

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