JANUARY 14-18, 2015
Join Mayor Eric Garcetti, Tom LaBonge and Tim Robbins at the Patron Reception.
Come join us for the Patron Reception, the biggest party kicking off 2014!  The splendor of gorgeous art,  sumptuous dishes from LA's finest eateries, all while our cups runneth over with the finest  wines from Bordeaux!  
The Honorable Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, Tim Robbins, and Sister Cities of Los Angeles, Inc. welcome you to the Opening Premiere Party of the 2014 LA Art Show to celebrate the official launch of Bordeaux-Los Angeles: A 50-year partnership and to honor Councilmember Tom LaBonge for his commitment to the Sister Cities of Los Angeles and for his advocacy to arts and culture in the City of LA.

Experience an exclusive tasting of many world-renowned wines from Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux, while enjoying delicious California-Latino inspired samplers by chef of note, John Sedlar of Rivera Restaurant.

During this special event, guests will also have the chance to view an exhibition of limited edition Richard S. Duardo fine art prints from Cheech Marin's The Chicano Collection / La Colección Chicana, the photographs of acclaimed photographer Gil Garcetti, and works by participating artists in the France Los Angeles Residency Exchange (FLARE) program.

Be the first to see the 19th Annual LA Art Show and art de vivre exemplifying French-American cooperation and the Bordeaux-Los Angeles relationship.

All Opening Night ticket proceeds go to the Sister Cities of Los Angeles, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to support this year-long cultural exchange.
Honorary Host Committee 2014  
The Honorable Eric Garcetti, Mayor of the City of Los Angeles
The Honorable Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux
His Excellency François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States
The Honorable Axel Cruau, Consul General of France in Los Angeles
Councilmember Tom LaBonge, Council District 4, City of Los Angeles
Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell, Council District 13, City of Los Angeles
Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr., Council District 9, City of Los Angeles

Molly Barnes, Suzanne Deal Booth, Vicangelo Bulluck, Jonathan & Annie Burrows, Tony & Cindy Canzoneri, Harry Chandler, George Chakiris, Jill Tavelman Collins, Lily Collins , Dr. James Cuno, Julie Delpy, Gabrielle-Duchess of Schoeneberg, Olga Garay-English, Sukey & Gil Garcetti, Jay Geller, Tom Gilmore, Barbara & Glenn Golenberg, Michael Govan, Janice & Charles Holland, Elliott & Adrienne Horwitch, Jennifer Howell, Beatriz Hyp, Annie Kelly, Nancy Kwan, Helen Lewis, Kai Loebach, Natasha & Cheech Marin, Thomas Morgan, Mona Lee Nesseth, Esthella Provas, Mima & Dale Ransom, Wayne Ratkovich, Tim Robbins, Eugene Sadovoy, Dr. Bruce & Susan Samuels, Boyd S. Smith, Michael & Terri Smooke, Lauren & Steve Spilman, Tim Street-Porter, Elinor & Rubin Turner, Valaree & Robert Wahler, Billie Milam Weisman, Zheng Wen,  Ruth & Hutton Wilkinson, Sue Wong, Ernest Wooden, Jr., Adele Yoshioka  
Opening Night Culinary and Beverage Partners  

Culinary delights from John Sedlar of Rivera Restaurant, wines from Bordeaux generously supplied by: Union des Grands, Crus de Bordeaux, Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB).  Additional thanks to: 41 Ocean Club, Amal's Baklava, Angel City Brewery, Beso, Ca Del Sole, Calavera Tequila, Cerveteca, Chaya Downtown, Chivas Regal,  Dandy Don Ice Cream Sundaes, Deep Eddy Vodka, Diabolo, Evian, Fabiolus Cucina Italiana, Hama Sushi, John and Pete's Fine Wine & Spirits, Justice, Lawry's Carvery, Lexington Social House, Magnolia Bakery, Maison Akira, Pink's Hot Dogs, Rasta Taco, Sinners and Saints Desserts, Sonoma Wine Garden, Sweet Tart Beverage Company, Trattoria Neapolis and Venice Beach Wines.  
VIP Lounge designed by James Magni Design. 


Patron Reception: 7:00-11:00PM

Opening Night Premiere Party: 8:00-11:00PM
Los Angeles Convention Center / South Hall
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