Skateboard: Evolution & Art In California, November 14, through May 30, 2010, California Heritage Museum, 2612 Main St., 310.392.8537.
“Get your board and come sidewalk surfin’ with me,” sang Jan and Dean in the early ‘60s, and ever since, skateboarding has been not only a sport, but an art form. This exhibit, co-curated by “Z-Boy” Nathan Pratt, with other Z-Boys as advisors, traces the history of the Board and features more than 300 skateboards with their unique art decorations. Call the museum for info about a special fundraising event on November 13.
Do The Winston, Benefit for Winston Seale, Chihuahua, November 16, Silent Auction 6:30pm, performance 8pm, $30-$35, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.281.3175.
Winston is an adorable little canine citizen of the world who is the companion and ballet partner of artist Terrie Silverman. Some of his two-legged friends are coming together for this benefit to raise medical funds for Winston. Leila Arias, Ann Randolph, Betsy Salkind, Jack Sundmacher, Thea Smalley, Suzy Williams, and host Melanie Chartoff will perform and there will also be a silent auction.