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Six Events for Venice Design Series Announced

Linda Lucks, one of the chairs of the Venice Design Series, just announced the six events scheduled for the Fifth Annual Venice Design Series, which will be held in April and May of this year.  All monies will go to benefit Venice Community Housing.

“Each of the events in the series combines architecture, art, food, landscape design, and performance for a unique and personal experience,” said Lucks.  Here is a first look at the 2019 event line-up taking place in April and May:

Saturday, April 27, 2019

VENICE DINNER PARTY WITH CHEF MATTHEW KENNEY- Plant Food + Wine Venice

Venice Dinner Party hosted by Cicek & Paul Bricault and Teri & Ken Hertz. Architect: Marc Bricault, Bricault Design; Landscape design: Richard Grigsby; Chef Matthew Kenney of Venice’s Plant Food + Wine

 

Sunday, April 28, 2019

BEVERLY HILLS’ TROUSDALE ESTATES TOUR

Trousdale Estates tour led by architectural historian and author Steven Price. Visit architecturally significant mid-century luxury homes in Beverly Hills located in the spectacular wooded hills above Sunset Blvd., once part of the famous Doheny Ranch. The 429-acre tract of land emerged as one of the world’s foremost hubs of modernist architecture during the ’50s and ’60s.

 

Saturday, May 4, 2019

MAR VISTA’S HISTORIC “MODERNIQUE” HOMES

Architect Gregory Ain-designed 52 parcels of “Modernique,” one-story, single-family homes in 1948 to promote home ownership and to accommodate the growing numbers of modest income families. In 2003, the Mar Vista Tract became the first post-World War II HPOZ designated by the L.A. City Council. Stroll through the two-square-block area and enjoy lunch at the newly renovated home of Laura Donnelly; Renovation by architect Santiago Ortiz, Ortiz-Mexia Projects.

 

Sunday, May 5, 2019

BRENTWOOD DINNER PARTY

Brentwood Dinner Party at the art-filled contemporary home of fine art collector Carla Kirkeby. Architect: Shahram Shokoufandeh, group S; Dinner by Kensington Caterers; Entertainment by Shades of Music.

 

Saturday, May 11, 2019

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (DTLA) ARTISTS’ STUDIO TOUR

DTLA Artist Studio Tour is led by art collector/consultant and event co-chair Cecilia Dan. Experience an insider’s visit with cutting-edge Downtown LA artists in their studios, including Cammie Staros, David Weisman (list in progress)

 

Saturday, May 18, 2019

VENICE ARCHITECTURE, ART & DESIGN TOUR

Visit a choice selection of Venice’s most distinctive and memorable architecture, art and landscape design on the final event of the 2019 season. Enjoy a garden lunch in the newly built, art-filled home of landscape designer Stefan Hammerschmidt and entertainment executive Lawrence Szabo. View the work of Marmol Radziner, Steven Ehrlich, Kelly Berg, Andy Moses, Ed Moses, Jay Griffith, Tony Bill+ Helen Bartlett, Leza Lidow, Stefan Hammerschmidt (list in progress).

For more information, visit www.venicedesignseries.org. To purchase tickets, visit
www.venicedesignseries.org/sponsor/

Chairs are: Cecilia Dan, Jay Griffith,  Linda Lucks, Dana & Eric Newman

 

Comment (1)

  1. Lee

    “All monies will go to benefit Venice Community Housing.” Enough said.

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