The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

Aaron Able
May 6, 2010

THIS WEEK
• Amsterdam Modern Sale
• KAA Book Signing @ Pages
• Jamison Carter & WORKSTEAD
• BoConcept Space-Saver Sale
• Legends of La Cienega
• West Hollywood Estate Sale
• Alt Build Expo
• Lloyd Wright Homes Tour
• BRASWELL Floor Model Sale
• Kristen Wicklund @ Heath
• 'Rooms' @ Scion
• Rejuvenation Sale
• Artemide Sale
• Artemide Sale @ Lumens.com
• Container Store's Spring Sale

COMING SOON
• Montana Avenue Sidewalk Sale
• Heath Ceramics Open Studio
• Hollywood Hills Estate Sale
• Bauer Pottery Showroom Sale
• California Design Biennial @ PMCA
• SMMoA Tour da Arts

details below the jump…

THIS WEEK IN DETAIL
Amsterdam Modern Sale New-Shipment-Arrived-and-Another-Landing-in-10 Days Sale a.k.a. "Too Much Stuff, Not Enough Room" Sale — see the latest new arrivals and find bargains on the old!
Amsterdam Modern | 14123 Bessemer Street Van Nuys, California 91401
5/8: 11am - 4ish

• KAA Book Signing @ Pages Come meet KAA partners Grant Kirkpatrick, Michael Eserts and Erik Evens as they discuss the significance of Southern Califnornia's adventurous and diverse residents and their equally unique personal living spaces.
{pages} a bookstore | 904 Manhattan Avenue Manhattan Beach, California 90266
5/6: 7pm - 9pm

Jamison Carter & WORKSTEAD Exhibition of new work by LA artist Jamison Carter and Brooklyn-based architecture firm WORKSTEAD.
Specific | 7374 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90036
5/1 - 5/29

BoConcept Sale Save big on multifunctional designs for small spaces like the ottoman that converts to a twin bed, expandable dining tables and functional coffee tables with storage space and rising panels.
2 Southern California BoConcept Stores
5/1 - 6/15

Legends of La Cienega: Celebrate Hollywood Event celebrating the classic styles of Hollywood with a tribute to movies and television through window vignettes, glamorous dinners, lively lectures, panel discussions, book signings, and much more.
MORE INFO: online
La Cienega Design Quarter
5/6 -5/8

West Hollywood Estate Sale Shop the wares of a former celebrity stylist and boutique owner.
LA Estate Sales
5/8 - 5/9

Alt Build Expo Alternative Building Materials and Design Expo
Santa Monica Civic | 1855 Main Street, Santa Monica, 90401
5/7 - 5/8: 10am - 5pm

Lloyd Wright Homes Tour Organized by The Gamble House — tour 3 rarely seen Lloyd Wright homes (the eldest son of Frank Lloyd Wright) in the Los Angeles area: an exotic concrete block house with a mysterious past, and upscale version of a Usonian, and a hillside house with Native American themes. $35 FoGH members/students; $45 general admission; To purchase tickets, call (626) 793-3334, ext. 52
5/8: 10am - 4pm

BRASWELL Floor Model Sale "One of a kind" furniture, antiques and select custom upholstered items are 20% off.
6025 Washington Boulevard Culver City, California 90232
4/27 - 5/15: Tues-Sat 10am - 6pm

Kristen Wicklund @ Heath Ceramics Kristen's first solo show features her largest installation to date — a sweeping 18 feet long by 11 feet tall composition comprised of 68 pieces of handmade porcelain lace, plus other wall pieces and crocheted porcelain candlesticks.
Heath Ceramics | 7525 Beverly Boulevard (at Sierra Bonita) Los Angeles, California 90036
Now - 5/31

'Rooms' @ Scion A group exhibition curated by Roger Gastman that brings eight diverse artists together under one roof. Scion's 4,500-square foot Installation Space in Culver City will be built out and subdivided into eight individual spaces. Each space will be assigned to an artist, who will create a room from their imagination. In addition, the artist's work will be hung on the walls of their designated room, and be available to purchase. 'Rooms' will feature unique installations and new works by Kime Buzzelli, Adam Wallacavage, Dueling VHS, Chris Stain, Bill Daniel, Justin Van Hoy, Rocky Grimes, and Dan Monick with Caitlin Reilly.
Scion Installation Space | 3521 Helms Avenue (at National), Culver City, California 90232
OPENING: 4/24: 7pm - 10pm
4/24 - 5/15

Rejuvenation Sale Save $50 on every $250 purchase OR Take $100 off every $500 spent.
Online
4/12 - 5/18

Artemide Sale 30% off list prices on select items, as well as free shipping.
Artemide Southern California Showrooms and Online
Los Angeles | 9006 Beverly Boulevard West Hollywood, California 90048
San Diego | 301 4th Avenue San Diego, California 92101
4/10 - 5/10

Artemide Sale @ Lumens.com Save 30% off list prices on select products by Artemide.
Lumens.com
4/10 - 5/10

• Container Store's Spring Organization Sale Save on functional and attractive organizing products. During the sale experts will be providing FREE in-store Spring Organization demonstrations every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm and 4pm, from April 10th - May 9th. We'll also give away one $25 Gift Card at each demonstration!
Container Stores in the Los Angeles Metro area:
Costa Mesa | 901-G South Coast Drive Costa Mesa, California 92626
Century City | 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 218 Los Angeles, California 90067
Pasadena | One East Union Street Pasadena, California 91103
3/29 - 5/9

COMING SOON IN DETAIL
• TINI (thisisnotikea) Sale We're marking hundreds of items off — 20% off, 40% off, even 70% off. 2,200 square feet packed with unique, sometimes crazy, always entertaining, vintage furniture and accessories. So come by and check out the first storewide sale since we opened the retail space.
TINI (thisisnotikea) | 515 S. Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, California 90036
5/4 - 5/9

Huntington Library Spring Plant Sale Vegetables, fruit and ornamental plants. In order to present the widest variety possible, quantities of each are limited and popular items may sell out quickly. Arrive early for the best selection, and bring a wagon or cart to carry your purchases.
MEMBERS' PREVIEW SALE: 5/15: 10:30 am - 4:30pm
PUBLIC SALE: 5/16: 10:30 am - 4:30pm

• Montana Avenue Sidewalk Sale Participating Montana Avenue stores offering anywhere from 15% - 80% off merchandise on sale racks/tables on the sidewalk, or in-store.
Montana Avenue shopping district — from 7th to 17th Street in Santa Monica
5/15: 10am - 6pm

Heath Ceramics Open Studio Join Heath Ceramics for tours, food, photos, raffle, kid activities, shopping and lots of good cheer at their annual Open Studio event. All inventory, with the exception of select gallery pieces, will be 15% off — includes first and second quality dinnerware, tile, the summer seasonal collection, as well as Heath's Homeware line of glassware, flatware, books, specialty food items, linens, planters, and more.
Heath Ceramics | 400 Gate 5 Road, Sausalito, California 94965
Heath Ceramics | 7525 Beverly Boulevard (at Sierra Bonita Avenue) Los Angeles, California 90036
5/21 - 5/23

• Hollywood Hills Estate Sale Mid-Century art and antique furniture and decorative items.
LA Estate Sales
5/28 - 5/30

Bauer Pottery Showroom Sale Showroom sale featuring discounts ranging from 20-40% off of seconds, samples and overstock.
3051 Rosslyn Street, Los Angeles, California 90065
6/5 & 6/6: 10am - 5pm
7/10 & 7/11: 10am - 5pm
8/7 & 8/8: 10am - 5pm
9/11 & 9/12: 10am - 5pm

• California Design Biennial @ PMCA The Fourth California Design Biennial highlighting the most significant and innovative designs being created in California.
Pasadena Museum of California Art | 490 East Union Street
OPENING RECEPTION: 7/17: 7pm - 10pm
7/18 - 11/1

SMMoA Tour da Arts Santa Monica Museum of Art presents Cause for Creativity: Tour da Arts, Vol. 2 — An all-day cultural bike tour that begins at the museum and loops through the city of Santa Monica. Enjoy special programming, tasty treats, and other festivities along the way!
Santa Monica Museum of Art | 2525 Michigan Ave G-1 Santa Monica, California 90404
8/22: 2pm - 9pm

Image: Ronald Rainer stacking theatre chairs at Amsterdam Modern

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