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Monthly Archives: June 2015

On June 21, Culver City’s dignitaries and art patrons, including Culver City Councilmember Meghan Sahli-Wells, Culver City Cultural Affairs Commissioner Thomas Aujero Small, Deputy Director at the Broad Art Foundation Richard Cherry, and former President of the Los Angeles Arts Commission Merry Norris, attended the award-winning Jacaranda Music Series’ first performance of 2015. The contemporary architectural offices of Rachlin Partners provided a stunning backdrop for the classical sounds of the lauded string… Read More

The A+D Museum Gala is June 27 in their terrific new space in downtown L.A. We hope to see you there!

Communication Arts + Design PR attended a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s “City Lights” (1931) at the historic Los Angeles Theatre on Saturday, June 13, part of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s “Last Remaining Seats” series. The last and most ornate of Broadway’s great movie palaces, the Los Angeles was constructed for independent film exhibitor H.L. Gumbiner. The grand opening was on January 30, 1931, which opened with “City Lights.” Many celebs and VIPS… Read More

The grand opening of Richard Landry‘s new office in West Los Angeles on June 4 was a celebration for the entire design industry. Guests included Snyder Diamond, Haefele Design and Rohl plumbing fixtures among other design vendors. This standing room only event held 250 of the industry’s top leaders. Pictured (TOP) L to R: Russ Diamond, Laurie Haefele, Richard Landry, James Magni, Kirk Nix, Laurie Haefele; Pictured (LEFT) L to R: Kirk… Read More

On Sunday, June 21, 4:00 pm, Jacaranda Music Series presents the spectacular Lyris Quartet as its special season kickoff. Jacaranda was selected by BBC Magazine as among 20 concerts to attend in North America, and has been noted as “Best of the Year” and “moving beyond local to national significance” by the Los Angeles Times. We encourage you to RSVP today for the June 21st event. Seating is limited to only 50… Read More

The great Ed Moses was in conversation with Leslie Jones, LACMA’s curator of prints and drawings, at William Turner Gallery. Ed chatted with a packed audience on Tuesday, June 9, at the opening of the gallery’s new show, Now and Then. The show of mixed media paintings and watercolors runs through August 15, 2015. A spectacular exhibition not to be missed.

On May 21, over 50 designers and architects gathered for an elegant evening on the patio of West Hollywood’s  a.o.c. wine bar to mark the success of the second phase of “100 Fontane: Fantini for Africa.” The humanitarian effort, spearheaded by the Italian kitchen and bath company leader Daniela Fantini, delivers clean and safe water to Burundi, Masango, Africa, one of the planet’s poorest regions. Guests including Steven Ehrlich, Michael Berman and… Read More