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Laurie Katz Yehia & Sandra Lauterbach
haleARTS (Santa Monica)
Opening reception for an exhibition featuring works by Laurie Katz Yehia and Sandra Lauterbach. The multidisciplinary show features fabric arts, paintings, and jewelry by Kimberly Deterline. On view through October 17, 2012.

Calder Quartet
Getty Center (Brentwood)
Presented as part of the Gordon Getty Concert series, this event features a performance by the Calder Quartet. Presented in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition Messerschmidt and Modernity, the program features quartets by the composers Mendelssohn, Mozart, Schubert, and Webern, as well as three short works co-commissioned by the Getty, the Calder Performing Arts Organization, and film composers Bear McCreary, Don Davis, and Mark Mothersbaugh. Tickets are $20 and available online.

Volume 5 – “Revisiting the Revisiting of Feminism
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd. (Miracle Mile)
This roundtable discussion takes a 2003 conversation between artists including Leslie Dick, Sharon Hayes, Mary Kelly, and Kerry Tribe as a starting point to consider modern feminist art; the discussion will be moderated by Shana Lutker. This event is a part of X-TRA’s 15 Years in 15 Days.

Carlson Hatton: Extinction Burst
WEEKEND (Hollywood)
Opening reception for a collection of works by Los Angeles-based artist Carlson Hatton. Extinction Burst features a series of layered oil, acrylic, and graphite images on paper that are inspired by design, fashion, art history, and popular culture. On view through October 28, 2012.

Come to Your Senses Cocktail Party
Hotel Indigo (Santa Barbara)
The inaugural event in the three part dining series Crave: Art Food, & Social Experience features an artist-designed theme meal at the Hotel Indigo. Sponsored by the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, the Come to Your Senses Cocktail Party includes elements of sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell represented in various foods and drinks. Tickets are $55 and available online.

The Collector, Carlson Hatton. Acrylic/ink on paper, 2011. Courtesy of the artist.