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Artist Talk with Miriam Cabessa
Nye + Brown (Culver City)
A walk through and discussion with Miriam Cabessa on the occasion of the exhibition of her new work, open through November 24, 2012. RSVP to Andrea Feldman Falcione at to attend. 

Wall Works: Art of Exchange
Santa Monica Museum of Art (Santa Monica)
Opening reception for the 20th installation of Wall Works. This biannual exhibition features the works created in the Art of Exchange, a local outreach program that connects contemporary artists with students from the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. Event attendees can participate in their own arts and crafts projects at the event. On view through February 3, 2013.

What Can We Learn from Documenta 13
18th Street Art Center (Santa Monica)
Presented by discussion series SOC(i)AL: Art + People, this event features speakers present images and explore selected Documenta projects from the summer of 2012 throughout Kassel Germany. Moderated by Pilar Tompkins Rivas, the talk features presentations from artists and curators who participated in or visited the contemporary art exhibition Documenta 13. The evening will look at projects and reflect on the relation to current social practice.

CANCELED – Cecil Taylor
REDCAT (Downtown)
This event has been postponed indefinitely. REDCAT and MOCA present a solo performance by iconic pianist and poet Cecil Taylor. Now his in 80s, Taylor has been awarded both Guggenheim and MacArthur fellowships for his jazz-based music. This show is presented in conjunction with MOCA’s current exhibition Blues For Smoke, which explores ideas and forms of Blues music in contemporary art. Tickets are $55 and available online.

Cecil Taylor, photo courtesy of REDCAT.