Performing and visual arts events worth seeking out in Los Angeles this week

Museum of Tolerance | Photo: Anita Y./Yelp

If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Los Angeles this week, from holiday art festivities to museum exhibitions.

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Happy hour art exhibition





On Friday, swing by the LA Institute of Contemporary Art for a happy hour tour of Royal Flush -- the first solo museum exhibition of Chicago-born artist Nina Chanel Abney, according to the museum's website. Light refreshments will follow the event.

When: Friday, Dec. 14, 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1717 E. Seventh St.
Price: Free
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Holiday festivities at ICA Los Angeles





Sunday afternoon, return to the institute for a holiday family event featuring art workshops, live paintings, exhibition tours, music (courtesy of DJ Wylde Flower), and festive food and drink.
When: Sunday, Dec. 16, 2-5 p.m.
Where: Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1717 E. Seventh St.
Price: Free
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"Shell Of A Woman" at Dynasty Typewriter





Performance and Video artist Dynasty Handbag (aka Jibz Cameron) presents "Shell Of A Woman" -- an expert powerpoint lecture on the"10 Greatest Works Of Art" courtesy of the internet.

According to Eventbrite, Professor Bags will "explain" the work's origins "which naturally devolve into semi-autobiographical/insane narratives peppered with songs, dance numbers and psychedelic inner monologuing."

When: Sunday, Dec. 16, 8-9:30 p.m.
Where: Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth, 2511 Wilshire Blvd.
Price: $20 (General Admission); $25 (At The Door)
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Visit the Museum of Tolerance





Last but not least, visit the Museum of Tolerance this week to experience interactive exhibits on the Holocaust including a guided, 70-minute sound-and-light presentation recreating Nazi-occupied Europe. ,

When: Monday, Dec. 10-Friday, Dec. 14. Sever ticket times are available.
Where: 9786 W. Pico Blvd., Beverlywood
Price: $18.50 (40 percent discount off regular price).
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