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From delving into psychedelics-inspired postmodernism to interpreting the past and present, Parachute Market ain't your average shopping event. For its upcoming installment, the conceptual design bazaar is "exploring art and identity in the Digital Age" with a full sched of happenings in DTLA Arts District starting this week.
The "Alone Together" series kicks off this Thursday, when Parachute Market joins forces with the LA Design Festival for a vino-fueled soiree (tickets are $35 to $60 and available here). The festivities continue Friday with the opening of a female-focused art exhibition curated by stylish creatives Tasya van Ree and Petecia Le Fawnhawk (405 Mateo St.).
Parachute Market's two-day retail therapy fair then takes over the same space
invades Mama Gallery (1242 Palmetto St.) Saturday, June 18th and Sunday, June 19th (11am to 8pm). Just a few participants include luxe jeweler Gabriela Artigas, concept gallery/boutique Please Do Not Enter, stylish shopkeep-owned Alchemy Works, and minimalist home furnishings studio Atelier de Troupe, to name a few.
The inspiring happenings also include a preview of Parachute Friday, June 17th and the opening of photog Ren Hang's show Sunday, June 19th.
Into it? Buy tickets to Parachute's first look party ($106.49 including fees) here; otherwise, single day tickets are $11.54 and weekend passes are $19.98 (including fees) and are available in advance online here.
Update 6/8, 10pm: Parachute Market tells us the event will no longer be held at Mama Gallery and instead will primarily take place at the Mateo Street location.