Posted Feb. 24, 2016, 1:44 pm
Laguna Beach's award-winning restaurants, unique shopping boutiques, and highly-regarded art galleries give plenty of reasons to consider a weekend getaway in this quaint beach town.
Posted Jan. 8, 2016, 7:16 am
The Santa Monica College Emeritus Art Gallery will present "Inside/Out 1,” the first in a new series of recurring exhibitions featuring art from inside the Emeritus College community presented alongside art from established outside professionals.
Posted Jan. 8, 2016, 7:13 am
Nothing is ever quite what it seems. Matthew’s wife, Lisa, is having an affair with Adrian, a British theatre director. Or perhaps the affair is part of the play being rehearsed. Or perhaps Matthew has imagined all of it simply to have something to report to Frank, his therapist.
Posted Jan. 7, 2016, 8:58 am
The Santa Monica College John Drescher Planetarium will present its schedule of Winter 2016 feature shows and special telescope-viewing sessions, which begin on Friday, Jan. 8.
Posted Dec. 22, 2015, 9:16 am
Pretend that it’s Sunday morning and you are tuning in to your favorite Evangelistic preacher. The Mark Taper Forum stage has been transformed into such a typical televised church setting, well done by set designer Dane Laffrey, augmented by Ben Stanton’s lighting design.
Posted Dec. 12, 2015, 9:50 am
Venice-based photographers Danny Rice and Andrew Karl will host their first gallery exhibition with an opening reception today at Laura Korman Gallery.
Posted Dec. 10, 2015, 12:23 pm
Santa Monica College's 38th Annual Holiday Student Art Sale, featuring a wide range of works in various media, will be a three-day event again this year.
Posted Dec. 4, 2015, 9:20 am
Here comes Santa Claus and the Holiday Hop Along Pico – this year’s event takes place this Saturday, Dec. 5 from noon to 4 pm on Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica, with festivities for adults and children who will enjoy entertainment, refreshments, and shopping.
Posted Dec. 4, 2015, 9:16 am
The art of J.J. L’Heureux will be featured in a solo exhibit at BUILDING BRIDGES ART EXCHANGE in Santa Monica (Bergamot Station Arts Center) starting next Saturday, Dec. 12.
Posted Dec. 4, 2015, 9:08 am
As a rule, a review doesn’t begin with a “thank you” note. That said, I feel compelled to express my deep gratitude to Irish playwrights, poets, and novelists – Irish American and those writers who live or lived in the Emerald Isle.
Posted Dec. 3, 2015, 8:19 am
Santa Monica Conservancy is gearing up for its annual Holiday Party, a favorite annual tradition and thank you event for its wonderful members. This year's celebration will take place at 1720 Carlyle Ave. in the Gillette’s Regents Square area of northern Santa Monica.
Posted Dec. 1, 2015, 9:10 am
The Dream Orchestra’s performance of Handel’s ”Messiah” was so popular last year that two concerts are planned this year. The performances will be held this Thursday and Friday, Dec. 3 and 4, at St. Monica Catholic Church, 725 California Ave., Santa Monica.
Posted Nov. 26, 2015, 9:35 am
The Dream Orchestra presents two performances of Handel’s Messiah Dec. 3 and 4 at beautiful St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica. Its Brass Ensemble sets a festive mood before the concert.
Posted Nov. 24, 2015, 9:58 am
The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Department will present “M. Courage” Dec. 4-13 at the Theatre Arts Main Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.
Posted Nov. 20, 2015, 6:00 am
In its 5th decade of performances, Westside Ballet of Santa Monica, with live music by Santa Monica College Symphony Orchestra, returns to present its enchanting rendition of the holiday classic, “The Nutcracker.”
Posted Nov. 20, 2015, 6:00 am
The Dream Orchestra presents two performances of Handel’s Messiah Dec. 3rd and 4th at beautiful St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica.
Posted Nov. 18, 2015, 11:21 am
Marcelo Lehninger, who helped guide the New West Symphony (NWS) through its 20th anniversary celebration a year ago and who has been highly-praised for his conducting skills, will be concluding his tenure as music director at the end of the 2016 season, it was announced today.
Posted Nov. 11, 2015, 8:24 am
The Santa Monica Quilt Guild will present a craft boutique to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Guild’s existence this Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 am to 4 pm. It will be held at the First United Methodist Church located at 1008 11th St., Santa Monica.
Posted Nov. 6, 2015, 9:36 am
GRAMMY-nominated violinist Caroline Goulding will make her New West Symphony debut as guest soloist in “Scottish Fantasy,” an all-Mendelssohn program to be presented by the orchestra on Sunday, Nov. 8 at 4 pm at Santa Monica’s Barnum Hall. Also featured will be National Geographic photojournalist Jim Richardson’s stunning imagery of Scotland, with the acclaimed photojournalist present at the performance.
Posted Nov. 6, 2015, 9:31 am
Santa Monica College’s Synapse Dance Theater – the innovative and widely praised Contemporary Dance ensemble – will present a program of new repertory by professional guest artists, award-winning faculty artists, and up-and-coming student choreographers tonight and Sunday.
Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 9:36 am
Días de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) is a traditional Mexican holiday when family and friends gather to honor and celebrate loved ones who have passed.
Posted Oct. 23, 2015, 3:08 pm
For Venice artist Emily Van Horn, her paintings represent the distillation of accumulated experiences and how they’ve been instinctively contained and translated.
Posted Oct. 23, 2015, 9:15 am
Following its successful “Opera Forever” gala kickoff, the Dream Orchestra continues its 2015-16 season with Mozart’s “Requiem Mass in D Minor” on Friday night, Oct. 30, at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica.
Posted Oct. 23, 2015, 8:51 am
Franklin Elementary’s annual Halloween Carnival will be held Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 am to 4 pm.
Posted Oct. 21, 2015, 9:38 am
Laura Korman Gallery will present a new exhibition featuring artist Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann in the gallery’s forthcoming exhibition, CAULDRON. The exhibition is on view through Dec. 15, 2015 with a public reception this Saturday, Oct. 24, from 5-8 p.m.