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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.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Rotary Club

Santa Monica Rotary “Flights of Wine” Wine & Jazz Festival This Sunday, Oct. 19

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 5:00 pm

The Rotary Club of Santa Monica will host its “Flights of Wine” Wine & Jazz Festival this Sunday, Oct. 19 from 2 pm to 5 pm.

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.

Locanda del Lago chef Gianfranco Minuz at a previous “Bite of the Beast” dinner. This month’s five-course event on Oct. 30 will feature an all-natural Muscovy duck menu.

Dining, Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Locanda Del Lago To Star Duck At Its “Bite Of The Beast” Series

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:00 am

Italian-restaurant Locanda del Lago on the Third Street Promenade continues its monthly series called “Morso della Bestia,” which translates to “Bite of the Beast,” on Thursday, Oct. 30 featuring an all-natural Muscovy duck menu.

All proceeds and donations collected at Yoga for a Cause Santa Monica will entirely support The Painted Turtle’s life-changing environment and authentic camp experience for children with serious medical conditions.

Health, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

Yoga For A Cause Event Seeks To Raise Awareness For The Painted Turtle

Posted Oct. 16, 2014, 2:17 pm

Traditional yoga is taught very differently from how it’s learned in America, and instructor Ryan Silvers is elated to offer locals a chance to experience what he coins “the next stage of yoga”.

Health, Seven Days, Fitness, Santa Monica

2XU Santa Monica RunFEST To Take Place This Sunday, Oct. 19

Posted Oct. 16, 2014, 9:04 am

The 2XU Santa Monica RunFEST invites runners of all levels to participate in friendly competition and family fun at the Santa Monica Pier this Sunday, Oct. 19 at 8 am.

Jeremy Pope reprises his role as Pharus in Tarell Alvin McCraney's 'Choir Boy' on stage at the Geffen Playhouse.

Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica

“Choir Boy” Makes West Coast Premiere At Geffen Playhouse

Posted Oct. 16, 2014, 8:36 am

Any time a production comes to down that originated at New York’s Alliance Theatre or the Manhattan Theatre Club, you almost automatically know that it’s a play that deserves your attention.

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.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Santa Monica Conservancy To Host Fundraising Salon Today At Bundy House

Posted Oct. 12, 2014, 9:45 am

The Santa Monica Conservancy will host its annual fundraising salon at the historic Bundy House today, Oct. 12, from 3 pm to 5 pm.

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.

Brendan Gleeson gives a stirring performance as Father James in John Michael McDonagh's 'Calvary,' currently in general release nationwide.

Seven Days, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Film

Up Close & Personal With Brendan Gleeson, Star Of "Calvary"

Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:24 am

Dublin’s Brendan Gleeson is one of those actors who always manages to crawl inside a character’s skin, creating fully actualized, riveting performances.

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.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Religion, Beverly Hills

Synagogue To Hold Forum On European Anti-Semitism

Posted Oct. 4, 2014, 6:59 am

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills will conduct a Contemporary Issues Forum today on "Anti-Semitism in Europe: Challenge or Crisis,'' in connection with Yom Kippur, the holiest and most somber day on the Jewish calendar.

Vegan Oktoberfest will be held at the beach at 2600 Barnard Way this Saturday.

Seven Days, Beach, Santa Monica

Vegan Oktoberfest Comes To Santa Monica Beach Saturday

Posted Oct. 3, 2014, 9:03 am

Santa Monica is set to host the world’s first vegan Oktoberfest this weekend, with more than 3,000 thirsty guests expected to celebrate in a cruelty-free environment.

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