Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 9:20 am
A Greek Folk Music Benefit Concert will be held at Miles Memorial Playhouse this Sunday, Aug. 2 at 5 pm.
Posted Jul. 28, 2015, 9:21 am
The 10th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series returns to Santa Monica’s Stewart Street Park on all five Sunday afternoons in August.
Posted Jul. 27, 2015, 9:18 am
Two-time Grammy Award winner Paul Overstreet has chosen Santa Monica and the Ruskin Group Theatre as the location to premiere his new musical, “Sneaky Ole Time.” A BMI Songwriter of the Year (five years in a row), and Nashville Songwriters Association International Hall of Famer, Overstreet didn’t have much trouble catching Ruskin’s attention, but locking in a deal was a journey that took another few years.
Posted Jul. 24, 2015, 9:16 am
Sisyphus, a character from Greek mythology, angered the gods by cheating death. When he was caught, he was condemned to push a stone up a hill, only for it to roll back down and have him restart the process all over again. Imagine seeing that situation on stage. Imagine the screams of agony. Now, imagine that all of it and the events leading up to it is silent. That is exactly what one would see when they go to see the production of “Sisyphus” opening this Tuesday at Theatre 40 (241 S Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills).
Posted Jul. 23, 2015, 9:22 am
Santa Monica College’s Emeritus College Acting Troupe has announced its Summer 2015 Performance at 1 pm on Saturday, July 25.
Posted Jul. 22, 2015, 9:58 am
This week on Westside Top 5, host Atlas Novack shares his top five karaoke bars on the Westside of Los Angeles.
Posted Jul. 21, 2015, 4:07 pm
Love Tchaikovsky? Fans are in for a treat this weekend as Los Angeles Philharmonic presents Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks this Friday and Saturday (July 24-25) at 8 pm both nights at the Hollywood Bowl.
Posted Jul. 21, 2015, 9:14 am
Ye Olde King’s Head is one of few restaurants in Santa Monica where one can get a shepherd’s pie that isn’t a frozen one from Trader Joe’s. But it’s not just a British pub on the corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and Second Street; it’s a place where one can laugh so hard that their pint may shoot through their nose.
Posted Jul. 20, 2015, 9:32 am
St. Vincent Meals on Wheels – the charity that does exactly what its name implies. People drive around and deliver food to the elderly or reclusive, which greatly helps the communities that it is involved in.
Posted Jul. 17, 2015, 9:28 am
Santa Monica Art Studios hosts a variety of events, but it’s the artists that truly give it soul. Co-directors Yossi Govrin (an artist for more than 30 years) and Sherry Frumkin (owned a gallery for 20 years) truly understand the plight of an artist.
Posted Jul. 11, 2015, 10:51 am
To do a riff on a recent credit card commercial that ends with the spokesperson saying: “What’s in your wallet?” - that tag line could be rewritten to “What’s in your suitcase?”
Posted Jul. 10, 2015, 9:32 am
Laura Korman Gallery is currently featuring works by Los Angeles-based artist Katherine Rohrbacher in the gallery’s opening exhibition called “MIRROR | MIRROR: Introspective Reflections.”
Posted Jul. 9, 2015, 9:29 am
The Santa Monica College Emeritus College Art Gallery will host an opening reception today for its Tom Krumpak: “Built & Placed” Exhibition that will remain on display through Sept. 10.
Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 9:31 am
An ‘Afternoon Tea & Fashion Runway’ will bring together women (and men) throughout the Los Angeles Westside to support WISE & Healthy Aging’s nonprofit mission of enhancing the independence, dignity and quality of life of the elderly.
Posted Jul. 7, 2015, 9:16 am
Award-winning filmmaker and video artist Kate Johnson's installation "EVERYWHERE in BETWEEN" will be presented at Bergamot Station this Saturday, July 11 from 8 pm to 10:30 pm. large-scale, site-specific work incorporating projections, dancers, musicians and poets in a one-night only event at Bergamot Station
Posted Jul. 7, 2015, 8:06 am
It’s that time of the year again – Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier returns this coming Thursday with Morris Day & the Time headlining the opening show.
Posted Jul. 6, 2015, 9:43 am
Tongva Park invites people of all ages and levels to participate in a high-energy hip hop dance class that will include a blend of street styles.
Posted Jul. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
“We were driving down Main Street and saw this show going on,” said New York City street artist known as Westgard. “The gallery is very inviting, with a huge glass store front. Inside were bright, large-scale paintings and lots of people. So we parked and went in.”
Posted Jul. 3, 2015, 6:00 am
Delightful Santa Monica restaurant Upper West is counting down the days ‘til its next featured artist celebration next weekend when the art on its walls is changed for the next few months.
Posted Jul. 1, 2015, 12:30 pm
Any time you mention Mark Ruffalo’s name to anyone, the response is always, “He seems like a really nice guy;” or “He seems so genuine and not full of himself;” or “I love his acting;” or “I really love that guy.” And so it goes.
Posted Jul. 1, 2015, 9:37 am
Santa Monica will relive the historical 1911 Santa Monica Road Races on Friday, July 17 from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows who is sponsoring the event to benefit the Santa Monica History Museum.
Posted Jun. 25, 2015, 8:19 am
Any time Mark Ruffalo’s name appears in the cast of a project, you know he will be giving an absolutely perfect performance. Hence, he is one of the most successful, sought after Hollywood actors.
Posted Jun. 21, 2015, 9:19 am
The SMC Emeritus College Concert Band will present its Late Spring concert at 3 p.m. today, June 21. The concert will be held in The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street, Santa Monica.
Posted Jun. 19, 2015, 10:10 am
People tend to learn in history class growing up about the emancipation proclamation, where president Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves by law in the third year of the United States’ civil war.
Posted Jun. 19, 2015, 9:38 am
After years of singing at others’ events, crossover music star Nick Palance will be teaming up with the Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC) to put on his own benefit Sunday June 28, “Coming Home,” to raise money to help homeless people in Los Angeles.