EVENT PICKS

Neon, first introduced to the U.S. in Los Angeles in 1923, is celebrated through Mark Peacock's photography in The Art of Commercial Neon at the Fine Arts Building (7th/Figueroa). Curated by Lisa Ames of Art Meets Architecture, the show opens during ArtWalk this Thursday 8/13 6-8pm.

The American Contemporary Ballet continues an unorthodox residency inside the historic Farmers & Merchants Bank (4th/Main) with performances of Lincoln Jones' The Seasons, happening this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Chinatown bursts with performance art this Saturday 1-10pm during PERFORM CHINATOWN: RUSH HOUR, a neighborhood-wide spectacle happening at several galleries and venues along Chung King Road. 

Kahlil Joseph: Double Conscience
, an exhibit known for featuring tracks from Kendrick Lamar and praised for illustrating Compton two decades after the Rodney King riots, closes Sunday 8/16 at MOCA Grand Ave.


Depictions of his real life encounters with women (d)evolve into abstract expressionist paintings in 12 Women and a Nihilist: Selected Works of Jack Zoltak, showing at These Days LA on Thursday through Sunday afternoons.

The South Park neighborhood celebrates its 10th anniversary on Tuesday 8/18 5-8pm and invites the public to art tours, a street festival and performances along Hope Street between 11th-12th Streets.


New murals and utility box art by Sheri Neva and the South Park BID
are a warm welcome to the generally art-void area around L.A. Live