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BAM Fest Press Release-August

On Sunday, October 9, 2011 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., 18th Street Arts Center, is bringing its renowned BAM Fest (Beer, Art and Music Festival) to the Westside of L.A. Held in the heart of Santa Monica, BAM Fest is a celebration of locally produced art, music and the finest craft beers around. With 20-plus breweries, 4 bands, 3 galleries, open artist studios, an artist marketplace, gourmet organic food provided by the Green Truck, bold and flavorful authentic Mexican dishes by the Border Grill Truck and sublime banh mi and Vietnamese tacos from the Nom Nom Truck, BAM Fest 2011 is poised to draw a fun crowd in its second year as Santa Monica’s ‘hoppiest’ annual event.
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ArtNight_June 18

18th Street Arts Center throws its highly-anticipated Summer ArtNight featuring the opening receptions for Jerri Allyn’s and Inez S. Bush’s Debating Through the Arts: Exhibition & Performance 3 project and York Chang’s second life project; accompanied by a guest performance from the Tijuana-based visual/audio arts collective, Los Roor, on 18th Street’s outdoor stage.
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18th Street Continues Its Legacy Theme

18th Street debuts the opening for the final two exhibitions from its Legacy theme, Jerri Allyn and Inez S. Bush’s Debating Through the Arts: Exhibition & Performance 3 project and York Chang’s second life project. These two artists will activate the 18th Street galleries by creating projects that commemorate and pay tribute to California’s influential Contemporary Art Movement
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Andrew Rogers: Time and Space

Australian artist Andrew Rogers announces the first exhibition devoted to the entire Rhythms of Life project, the world’s largest contemporary land art undertaking. From May 7-30, the non-profit arts organization 18th Street Arts Center will present Andrew Rogers: Time and Space, a selection of 68 large-scale photographs of Rogers’s ground-breaking outdoor art project.
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Los Angeles-Istanbul Connection

Beginning May 7 through May 30, 2011, five Turkish artists and five Los Angeles artists come together to present a dynamic intercultural collaborative project, entitled, Los Angeles-Istanbul Connection in 18th Street’s Project Room. This exhibition features provocative paintings, sculptures, photography, video and installations by artists: Carol Es, Gul Cagin, Insel Inal, Saliha Kasap, Marcie Kaufman, Arzu Arda Kosar, Elif Oner, Ozan Oganer, Alper Sen and Blair Townsend. The opening reception takes place on May 7, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
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18th Street Celebrates a LEGACY of Contemporary Art

18th Street kicks-off its 2011 Legacy theme with the debut of the exhibitions, Have You Seen My Privacy, by Richard Newton and Outsider Art: Others From Elsewhere Doing Something Altogether Different…Sort of by Vincent Ramos. In the spirit of the Getty Foundation’s sponsored project, *Pacific Standard Time: Art in LA 1945-1980, 18th Street has declared 2011 its “legacy” year.
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Legacy 2011

18th Street Arts Center is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2011 Artist Fellowships: Jerri Allyn, Richard Newton, Vincent Ramos, and York Chang. These four artists have each been selected to receive a three-month residency at 18th Street along with an exhibition and project grant.
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