Wednesday's Scoop: Seven Sculptures Coming to Santa Monica Boulevard

The abstract monumental-scale sculptures will be featured on the boulevard through June 2012.

Greetings, and welcome to today's City Scoop. Here's what's happening Wednesday in West Hollywood:

Main Event: Elemental Sculpture Exhibit 

Beginning today, the grassy median of Santa Monica Boulevard between Doheny Drive and Almont Drive will house seven large-scale public art sculptures from world-renowned contemporary artists as part of the City of West Hollywood's Art on the Outside Program. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the exhibit.

Other Happenings:

  • The city's Transportation Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the Community Conference Room. Read the full agenda here.
  • hosts Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman-turned-author Corey Taylor at 7 p.m. Taylor dishes about fame, wealth and morality in his new memoir, Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad and Damaged Good.
  • Over at the ,  will be signing and discussing his book, The Bowl of Light: Ancestral Wisdom from a Hawaiian Shaman, at 7:30 p.m.

The Forecast:

  • The National Weather Service predicts a sunny forecast, with a high near 91 and a low around 63, with calm wind becoming south southwest between 5 and 10 miles per hour. 

(Go here for more events happening today.)

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Ali July 21, 2011 at 02:41 AM
Why doesn't the East Side get public art? All we get is stuff for the Russians. Not everybody on the east side is Russian or elderly.
lampshade July 21, 2011 at 05:40 PM
The east side did get some love with the neon lights public art exhibit. I think the lack of open space for such monuments is the real culprit.


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