At this out-of-the-way pair of warehouse showrooms, the modern furniture and accessories are always priced below expectation. But this week you should lower your low expectations further.
Things to do for January 24, 2008
The Weekend Starts Here
A hard weekend's gonna fall
If prepared to do so, you may observe uber-hipsters in their natural habitat—celebrating egalitarian art with a dance party and gratis beer in a loft-building ballroom. Proceed with caution.
To celebrate the one-year birthday of this authentic, recurring Brazilian blowout, you'll be dancing all night with fans who admire DJ Gui Borrato...and each other.
If you'd rather engage your brain instead of your hips, you could haunt the debut of Rocky Schenck's ghostly city portraits...
411: Opening reception Jan 26, 7-9pm, M+B Gallery, 612 N. Almont Dr (at Melrose), West Hollywood, 310-550-0050
I'm the Most Normal Person I Know
...or deconstruct Chris Anthony's gothic, obsessive set pieces utilizing vintage lenses, papier maché and doll parts...
411: Opening reception Jan 26, 9-11pm, Corey Helford Gallery, 8522 Washington Blvd (between McManus and Fay), Culver City, 310-287-2340
...or turn your attention upon the group of artists who've nobly focused on the nude form. Decisions, decisions.
411: Opening reception Jan 26, 6-10pm, The Whole 9 Gallery, 6101 Washington Blvd (at Melvil), Culver City, 310-836-4600
And speaking of nude forms, luxe nightspot Boulevard3 hosts a rare daytime event that's mature-themed but (they promise) relatively classy. Expect products to be utilized in the vicinity of your sheets—or not.