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Made in L.A. Music: Chuck P
Hammer Museum (Westwood)
The second of the Made in L.A. 2012 Music series will feature a set by KCRW DJ Chuck P in the Hammer’s courtyard. This free event will include extended gallery hours, a cash bar, and free museum admission. Presented by the The Hammer and KCRW, the Made in L.A. Music series will take place at the Hammer every Thursday evening through August 9, 2012.

A Conversation With Sandow Birk
Laguna Art Museum (Laguna Beach)
Los Angeles-based artist Sandow Birk will discuss his process and work during this free lecture. The event will conclude with a question and answer with the artist and a reception featuring complimentary beverages. Guests can also attend the Laguna Beach First Thursday Art Walk which takes place at nearby galleries from 6-9pm.

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (Santa Barbara)
This free event will feature artists from the Uppur Bunk Collaborative Art Space orchestrating an experimental performance that considers the social nature of the so-called art world. Attendees will wander through an interactive art experience that involves “schmoozing and boozing” one’s way to the art world’s upper echelons by gathering drink tokens, bracelets, and laminated badges that allow access to hidden areas within the gallery. Quest will be preceded by a wine happy hour at 5pm.

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