Posted Apr. 11, 2014, 9:24 am
With the tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman from a cocktail of heroin, cocaine, and several other drugs, he became another number in the tens of thousands of people who succumb to deadly drug addiction annually.
Posted Apr. 11, 2014, 9:15 am
Santa Monica Public Library continues celebrating The Big Read with a free concert by the Orchestra Santa Monica (OSM) Strings this Saturday, April 12.
Posted Apr. 4, 2014, 8:42 am
Santa Monica Art Studios and Arena 1 Gallery host a special two-night opening this weekend for a mini Italian festival featuring art, music, and fashion titled “All Roads Lead to LA.”
Posted Apr. 4, 2014, 8:40 am
Located at 2443 Main Street in Santa Monica, haleARTS S P A C E invites residents to the opening reception of its latest $100 Art SALE, tonight, April 4 from 5-8 pm.
Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 8:18 am
George Orwell was the prophet of Big Brother everywhere and his dystopian novel, “1984” painted a grim picture of what the world could expect.
Posted Mar. 31, 2014, 9:14 am
Culture Clash satirist/comedian Richard Montoya will explore the controversial history of Chavez Ravine at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s (LACO) Westside Connections chamber music series this Thursday, April 3.
Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 8:51 am
Orchestra Santa Monica will present its third concert of its 2013-2014 season this Sunday, March 30, entitled “Chamber Orchestra Elegance.”
Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 8:44 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art presents “Into the Beautiful North Filmmaking Workshop Series: Part 1” at 2 pm this Saturday.
Posted Mar. 26, 2014, 9:01 am
The City Shakespeare Company is kicking off its 2014 season with a bash. The Santa Monica-based theater company is hosting a red carpet masquerade ball on opening night this Thursday, March 27.
Posted Mar. 25, 2014, 9:01 am
Santa Monica Repertory Theater, the popular and critically acclaimed Westside theater company, launches its first ever “Solo Series” with performances of “bigblueride” and “From Seven Layers to a Bikini Top in Less than Five Hours” this Thursday, March 27 through April 17 at the Miles Memorial Playhouse in Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 24, 2014, 9:03 am
A new group exhibit opens this Tuesday at TAG Gallery in Santa Monica that will run through April 19 featuring artists Christo Brock, Elsie Dye Sims, and Kamil Vojnar. An opening reception will follow next Saturday, March 29 from 5-8 pm.
Posted Mar. 23, 2014, 9:21 am
The Santa Monica College Symphony Orchestra, under the sponsorship of the Westside Music Foundation and MTAC Santa Monica Bay, will present a special concert today, March 23, featuring Russian music and – an annual highlight of the SMC Symphony programs – guest performances by outstanding youth soloists from Santa Monica High School and Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences.
Posted Mar. 21, 2014, 7:46 am
William Turner Gallery presents An Afternoon with Father Gregory Boyle at 3 pm this Sunday. Boyle is the founder of Homeboy Industries.
Posted Mar. 14, 2014, 9:02 am
Christopher Grimes Gallery will host an opening reception this Saturday night from 6 pm to 8 pm for a new exhibition of paintings by Sharon Ellis and Dane Mitchell. The exhibition will run through May 3.
Posted Mar. 12, 2014, 9:18 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art presents Art Buzz: Veggie Prints and Patterns Workshop with Good Eggs at 6 pm this Thursday.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:21 am
Upper West will present an opening reception this Sunday for Santa Monica artist Vicki McClay who will display about 20 of her paintings on the walls of the restaurant for the next three months.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:17 am
The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Guido Lamell, presents “Romance and Russia” a concert of great romantic Russian music this Sunday, March 9 at 7 pm in Barnum Hall, on the campus of Santa Monica High School.
Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:39 am
There are theatre purists who believe that like separation of church and state, there should also be a separation of stage and cinema.
Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:37 am
Theatre By The Blind will present five performances of “Walk Me Home” at the Promenade Playhouse in Santa Monica over the next two weekends.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 11:57 am
I am Billy Blake, and I have been a fine art photographer for over 50 years. I am now 71, and definitely not the typical age demographic for kickstarter. I am not a techie, I don’t play video games, and I know nothing of the latest gadgetry.
Posted Feb. 28, 2014, 9:11 am
William Turner Gallery will host an opening reception this Saturday night from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for two new exhibitions at the gallery.
Posted Feb. 25, 2014, 8:45 am
TAG Gallery at Bergamot Station will open its newest exhibition today featuring artists Don Adler, Brigitte Schobert, and Betty Sheinbaum.
Posted Feb. 24, 2014, 9:16 am
The West Coast Jewish Theatre has presented many productions with a Jewish theme, some of which were outstanding and some of which were sub-par.
Posted Feb. 23, 2014, 9:04 am
Three leading community figures have joined Orchestra Santa Monica’s Board of Directors: Attorney George Collins, Public Relations Executive Barbara Bishop, and Publisher T.J. Montemer.