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The ICE at Santa Monica skating rink opens this Saturday. A grand opening celebration will be held Thursday, Nov. 6 from 6 pm to 10 pm.

Life And Arts, Downtown, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Winter Wonderland Returns To Santa Monica Starting This Weekend

Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:16 am

Downtown Santa Monica is preparing for a glittering winter paradise with the return of ICE at Santa Monica this weekend and Winterlit later in November.

Tanna Frederick will star in the world premiere engagement of the play “Train to Zakopané” at Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica.

News, Life And Arts, Seven Days, Theater, Main Street, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Actress Tanna Frederick Stars In “Train To Zakopané”

Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:10 am

Tanna Frederick, a Santa Monica actress, will be starring in Henry Jaglom’s new play “Train to Zakopané” which tackles the issues of love and anti-Semitism in interwar Poland, on stage at the Edgemar Center for the Arts on Main Street in Santa Monica.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, West Hollywood, Halloween

Countdown To West Hollywood's 2014 Halloween Carnaval

Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 8:48 am

Approximately 500,000 people, many wildly dressed, are expected Friday night for West Hollywood's Halloween Carnaval, billed by organizers as the world's largest Halloween festivity.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Library, Youth

Sneaky Math For Teens & Youth Workshop At Santa Monica Library On Nov. 4

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:44 am

Best-selling "Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things" author Cy Tymony brings his unique, fun, hands-on learning approach to all things math in "Sneaky Math: A Graphic Primer with Projects" to Santa Monica next Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

SMC Emeritus College Band To Present Free Concert This Sunday, Nov. 2

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:27 am

The SMC Emeritus College Band will present a concert at 2 pm this Sunday, Nov. 2. The concert will be held in The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street, Santa Monica.

One of the artworks that will be on display as part of the new Upper West exhibit.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Opening Reception Sunday For Upper West Exhibition

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:54 am

A colorful change is coming to Upper West in Santa Monica this weekend with the arrival of new art being hung on its walls.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Quaker Group To Host One Woman Show Sunday

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:50 am

A one-woman show called “Holy Pal - Decades of Joy, Revelation and Spiritual Creativity as a Teacher” will be held this Sunday, Oct. 26 from noon to 1 pm.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica

Phillips Lerner Event In Santa Monica On Sunday To Benefit Gang Reduction

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:18 am

Phillips Lerner has announced its annual Adopt-A-Center event, this year celebrating the recipient of the 2014 award: El Nido Family Centers.

Opening reception for 'Pyrometrics' – a survey of creative works by Ceramicist Franklyn Phillips – will be held on Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at SMC's Pete and Susan Barrett Gallery. Exhibit runs from Oct. 28 to Dec. 6.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Opening Reception Saturday, Oct. 25 For Santa Monica College "Pyrometrics" Exhibit

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 10:08 am

The Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery is pleased to present "Pyrometrics – A Retrospective in Ceramics,” an exhibition of original works by professional studio artist, ceramic sculptor, and ceramic painter Franklyn Phillips.

Julia Arian (as Rachel), Tom Berklund (as Patrick), Stacey Moseley (as Christina), Chip Bolcik (as Barry), Paul Zegler (as Sol), and Aidan Blain (as Mose) in Robin Uriel Russin’s “The Face In The Reeds” making its World Premiere at the Ruskin Group Theatre.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Ruskin Group Theatre Extends "The Face In The Reeds" Through Nov. 22

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:30 am

Ruskin Group Theatre's new comedy "The Face in the Reeds" has been extended through Nov. 22, 2014.

The Grant Fall Festival is a community event this Saturday, Oct. 25.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Grant Elementary School To Hold Fall Festival With Haunted Hallway Saturday

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:48 am

The students, parents, teachers, and staff of Grant Elementary School in Santa Monica are rallying together for an incredible community event this Saturday, Oct. 25 – the Grant Fall Festival, Monster Mash Dance – and the Westside’s only Haunted Halloween Hallway.

Santa Monica Symphony presents its landmark 70th season of free quality classical music concerts starting Saturday night.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 70th Season; Perfomance Saturday

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:08 am

The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra (SMSO) will open its 70th concert season this Saturday, Oct. 18 at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School.

Acclaimed pianist Gabriela Montera will make her New West Symphony debut this weekend.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

New West Symphony Celebrates 20th Season With Performances This Weekend

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:06 am

New West Symphony music director Marcelo Lehninger will lead the orchestra in the opening Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th Anniversary Season this weekend, which includes a show in Santa Monica on Sunday afternoon.

The Brothers Grand performed at Bergamot Jazz on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Bergamot Station, Music, Santa Monica

Enjoy Bergamot Jazz Sunday In Santa Monica This Weekend

Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 10:04 am

Robert Berman Gallery (Gallery B7 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica) will this Sunday, Oct. 19 host live jazz fusion, instrumental, and original music performed by local artists from 2 pm to 6 pm.

From left: Cicely Tyson as Mrs. Carrie Watts, Blair Underwood as her son Ludie, and Vanessa Williams as Ludie’s wife, Jessie Mae in “The Trip To Bountiful,” on stage at the Ahmanson Theatre.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Theater, Celebrity

Cicely Tyson Wows In “The Trip To Bountiful” At The Ahmanson Theatre

Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 9:48 am

Cicely Tyson as Mrs. Carrie Watts brilliantly shines in Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful,” a revival production currently on stage at the Ahmanson Theatre. Directed with surgical precision by Michael Wilson, Foote’s iconic script was enough to entice Miss Tyson back to the Broadway stage after a 30-year break, which was rewarded with a Best Actress Tony Award.

BAM Fest attendees can enjoy more than 40 craft breweries on Sunday, Oct. 25.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Non Profits

BAM Fest (Beer Art & Music Festival) Returns To Santa Monica Sunday, Oct. 26

Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:35 am

Tickets are selling fast to the 18th Street Arts Center’s renowned BAM Fest (Beer Art & Music Festival) on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 1 pm to 5 pm.

News, Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Book Buzz With Random House Event Tuesday Night At Santa Monica Main Library

Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:41 am

Santa Monica Public Library hosts Book Buzz with Random House this Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 pm in the Main Library MLK Jr. Auditorium at 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Parks, Santa Monica

Tongva After Dark Concludes First Season With Special Event Wednesday

Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:37 am

Tongva After Dark concludes its first season of cultural programming with an evening of performances by superlative artists this Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Brentwood

Brentwood Art Festival To Close Portion Of San Vicente Blvd. Today

Posted Oct. 12, 2014, 9:09 am

Motorists are warned that the south side of San Vicente between Saltair and Barrington will be closed today, Oct.12 between 10 am and 6 pm fro the Brentwood Art Festival.

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce returns its popular Wellbeing festival to a new venue this year: the Santa Monica Civic surface lot.

Life And Arts, Chamber Of Commerce, Seven Days, Fitness, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Wellbeing Festival Featuring Buy Local Marketplace Sunday, Oct. 18

Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 9:30 am

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce presents its Wellbeing Festival featuring the Buy Local Marketplace on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 11 am to 5 pm.

Multi-platinum British band Rixton to perform a free concert at Santa Monica Place this Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Life And Arts, Santa Monica Place, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Rixton To Perform Free Santa Monica Place Concert This Wednesday

Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:42 am

British sensations Rixton will hit center stage at Santa Monica Place for a free live concert at 7 pm this Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Santa Monica College honors National Hispanic Heritage Month with a free screening of 'La Corona' and talk by filmmaker Isabel Vega this Thursday, Oct. 9 at 11:15 am in Art Lecture Hall 214 on the main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Film

SMC Screening Of "La Corona" & Talk With Isabel Vega This Thursday

Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:32 am

Santa Monica College will present a screening and discussion of “La Corona” by SMC’s National Hispanic Heritage Month speaker Isabel Vega.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Tongva After Dark Program Continues This Wednesday Night

Posted Oct. 5, 2014, 9:39 am

Tongva After Dark continues its first season of cultural programming with a spectacular new site-specific dance work by noted Los Angeles choreographer Holly Rothschild.

Party On The Pier Returns This Sunday.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Ucla, Santa Monica, Pier, Non Profits

Party On The Pier Fundraiser Returns To Santa Monica This Sunday

Posted Oct. 3, 2014, 9:01 am

A fun-filled, charitable event will take place on the Santa Monica Pier this Sunday, Oct. 5 in the form of the 15th annual Mattel Party on the Pier as part of a partnership between Mattel and Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

Front Porch Cinema Returns To Santa Monica Pier On Each Friday In October

Posted Oct. 2, 2014, 9:36 am

Back by popular demand, the iconic Santa Monica Pier presents Front Porch Cinema, a free community movie experience under the stars every Friday night starting on Oct. 3.

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