Los Angeles, CA, January 22, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Carnival is celebrated worldwide in February and for the first time Santa Monica will join the global festivities. During the month of February, Flying Saucers Art Gallery will host artist Jon Beau Lee in the presentation of his art, a book signing and a party all in the theme of the Venetian Carnevale.
The art show, “Carnival in Venice Italy, The Grand Masquerade,” brings the spirit of the Carnevale de Venezia to life with Jon Beau’s art installation of photographic portraits of masked and costumed participants. In conjunction, his video art projections feature the aging beauty of Venice Italy, her gondolas, canals and petite palaces.
The art installation, “Carnival in Venice Italy, The Grand Masquerade” may be viewed February 1st through the 28th daily between 9am until 5pm.
Jon Beau Lee will give a free lecture and gallery walk, followed by a book signing of his superb “Carnival in Venice Italy, The Grandest Masquerade of All” on Friday, February 12, 2010, from 5 to 8pm.
The community is invited to join in celebrating Carnival 2010 with a reception for the artist and a costume party on Saturday, February 13, 2010, from 8 to midnight. The wearing of costume and mask is encourage, but not required. The party is free, open to the public and will make a memorable way to enter into Valentines Day.
Flying Saucers Caffeine and Art Gallery is located at 306 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica (between Main and 4th Street) and offers free parking in the back for your saucer, ship or saab.