Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 8:53 am
In this week's episode of "In The Chair," Santa Monica Mirror Editor-In-Chief Brenton Garen interviews West End Theatre founder Paul Sand about his first production that opens Friday night on the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Nov. 19, 2013, 7:52 am
If you’ve ever wanted to experience Berlin in the 1930’s, Tony-award winning veteran actor Paul Sand will provide an opportunity, beginning Friday, Dec. 6, with his unique cabaret production, “Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel” at the newly inaugurated West End Theater at the end of the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Nov. 15, 2013, 9:10 am
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (spcaLA) is celebrating the close of its 135th anniversary with Party on the Pier, this Sunday, Nov. 17 at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier from 10 am to 1 pm.
Posted Nov. 6, 2013, 10:00 am
Mary Ann Powell, CEO of Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier, was honored with PAL’s “Golden Pumpkin” award at the 22nd Annual PALloween Carnival on Thursday, Oct. 31 at The Barker Hanger in Santa Monica.
Posted Oct. 31, 2013, 8:27 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will set the spooky scene this Halloween tonight with its world-famous Ferris wheel’s seasonal colors featuring orange, yellow, and white, and holiday patterns that include a 90-feet tall smiling pumpkin.
Posted Oct. 28, 2013, 9:04 am
Operating a 91-year-old carousel is not cheap. The Santa Monica Pier Carousel, for example, is expected to cost California-based Roth Management as much as $489,413 to operate within a two-year span, courtesy of a contract approved Oct. 22 by the City Council.
Posted Oct. 25, 2013, 9:08 am
The 1st Annual Zombie Crawl will be held on Halloween night, starting at Rusty’s Surf Ranch on the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Oct. 15, 2013, 9:05 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will “Think Blue” by turning the nine story tall Ferris wheel a dazzling display of “Dodger Blue” colors and patterns during each playoff game of the National League Championship Series and World Series.
Posted Sep. 28, 2013, 9:17 am
Behold a truly one-of-a-kind public art project “Octopus Mandala Glow” tonight conceptualized for the Pacific Wheel Ferris wheel at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier by Victoria Vesna, PhD.
Posted Sep. 28, 2013, 9:02 am
Santa Monica will host the third iteration of Glow tonight, the city’s signature cultural event and the nation’s only nighttime arts celebration focused exclusively on original artwork.
Posted Sep. 27, 2013, 8:58 am
Enjoy free family fun as Front Porch Cinema returns to the Santa Monica Pier tonight for the second year. The series of free Friday screenings will continue for four weeks through Oct. 18.
Posted Sep. 27, 2013, 8:44 am
Glow is returning to the splendor of Santa Monica Beach and surrounds this Saturday night.
Posted Sep. 27, 2013, 8:36 am
Jacaranda, the classical music series known for rarely heard, new and modern music, will celebrate its first 10 years with a pre-season launch at the Santa Monica Pier Carousel this Saturday night during Glow.
Posted Sep. 26, 2013, 8:36 am
Jacaranda, the classical music series known for rarely heard, new and modern music, will celebrate its 10th anniversary pre-season launch as part of Glow in Santa Monica this Saturday night.
Posted Sep. 25, 2013, 9:33 am
To enhance your art appreciation experience at Glow 2013, Artistic Director Marc Pally offers these five tips.
Posted Sep. 24, 2013, 9:19 am
To coincide with today’s DVD and Blu-ray release of “Modern Family” season four, a quirky advertising blitz is coming to Santa Monica and Los Angeles.
Posted Sep. 20, 2013, 8:29 am
Santa Monica is preparing for an influx of more than 150,000 people next Saturday evening for the third iteration of “Glow” – a grand-scale event that will transform the Santa Monica Pier and surrounding area into an “outdoor museum.”
Posted Sep. 20, 2013, 8:10 am
Santa Monica Pier will this week be the venue for The Beach Ball Festival. Doors open at 3 pm each day with performances from 4 pm.
Posted Sep. 19, 2013, 8:40 am
The pilot who buzzed the Santa Monica Pier in a jet plane almost five years ago and was later convicted for recklessly operating an aircraft in violation of the California Public Utilities Code is presumed dead after an aircraft crash in northeast China on Tuesday.
Posted Sep. 19, 2013, 8:08 am
Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium will host a CD release party with children’s performer Birdie Mendoza this Sunday, Sept. 22.
Posted Sep. 12, 2013, 8:05 am
The long-enduring melodies of Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff will fill the salty Pacific air tonight, Sept. 12. In Twilight Concert Series’ fashion, the community will come together for a grand finale – sure to entice all ages and musical partialities.
Posted Sep. 8, 2013, 9:06 am
The 9th annual Tony Sousa Memorial Car Show will be held today, Sept. 8 from 10 am to 3 pm on the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Aug. 8, 2013, 8:36 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier hosted the Santa Monica Police Activities League (PAL) with more than 500 kids and more than seven California Police Activities League (CAL-PAL) chapters for the 9th Annual PALpalooza on July 31.
Posted Aug. 3, 2013, 8:59 am
The Twilight Concert Series has become one of Santa Monica’s most popular annual events. Thousands flock to the pier during spring and summer nights to take in headlining rock bands from Australia or acclaimed singers from India.
Posted Aug. 2, 2013, 8:58 am
Learn all about the habitats and inhabitants of the Santa Monica Bay during Ocean Appreciation weekend at Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium.