Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:25 am
The Westside Ballet of Santa Monica is bringing festive delight in the form of the classic “Nutcracker” at the Broad Stage.
Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:14 am
Your New Year’s resolution to lose weight may be made much easier as free copies of “The New Lean For Life” will be given away during each of the 12 Days of Christmas (Dec. 12-23).
Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:13 am
Shan Cretin, General Secretary of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), will speak and show slides of her September trip to the Gaza strip and surrounding areas this Sunday, Dec. 21.
Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:43 am
Church in Ocean Park will host "Longest Night Service" this Saturday, Dec. 20 from 5 pm to 6 pm, followed by a "Hug Walk" along Main Street from 6 pm to 7 pm.
Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:48 am
John Muir, the renowned conservationist and Sierra Club founder who passed away 100 years ago, will be remembered and honored at a public 'John Muir 100th Anniversary Memorial Candlelight Vigil' in Santa Monica.
Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 9:19 am
The third annual Fiesta Chanukah Celebration will be held from 2-4 p.m. today at the Breed Street Shul in Boyle Heights and will include a Hanukkah sweater fashion show, a holiday boutique, games, live screen printing and food.
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 1:59 pm
When touring Broadway shows arrive at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, most typically stay for just three weeks. Fans of “Wicked” are in for a treat following its return on Wednesday – it will remain for a 14-week engagement through Sunday, March 15, 2015.
Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 9:10 am
Santa Monica’s controversial nativity installations will be unveiled for their annual Christmas display in the Ocean Park neighborhood this Sunday, Dec. 14. The lifesized Nativity Scenes grabbed national attention two years ago after efforts were successfully made to ban them from public land.
Posted Dec. 8, 2014, 9:42 am
Santa Monica Assistance League is ready to help residents with last minute holiday shopping.
Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 9:27 am
Emerging artist Skylar Stecker will perform two concerts at Santa Monica Place this Sunday, Dec. 7, one at 1 pm followed by a second show at 3 pm.
Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 9:04 am
Thirteen life size scenes depicting events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ will return as part of the Santa Monica Nativity Scenes this year on Sunday, Dec. 14.
Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 8:33 am
The latest CicLAvia street festival, in which streets are cleared of vehicle traffic to make way for pedestrians and bicyclists, will be held in South Los Angeles Sunday.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 11:56 am
In honor of Santa’s arrival, children of all ages are invited to have breakfast with jolly ole’ St. Nick at Santa Monica Place this Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 am to 10:30 am.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 9:43 am
Father-daughter author team Walter and Stacey Todd will hold a free book launch release party in Santa Monica at Hamilton Gallery this Tuesday, Dec. 9.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:48 am
On the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 9, a celebration at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will be providing the means to donate to a local charity and have fun at the same time, thanks to the birthday boy himself.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:46 am
Businesses on Pico Boulevard from the ocean to 34th Street in Santa Monica will take part in a “Holiday Hop Along Pico” this Saturday, Dec. 6 from noon to 6 pm.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:43 am
The 22nd annual Candy Cane Drive returns to Santa Monica this Saturday, Dec. 6. Santa and his public safety helpers at the Santa Monica Police and Fire Departments will be distributing good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the event.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:41 am
The thriving Santa Monica Main Street business community will unite in an evening of fun-filled festivities this Saturday, with caroling, parties, aerialists, and Santa all on the bill to kick-start the holiday season.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:39 am
The Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers are back to celebrate the holidays at three free community events this weekend.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:36 am
The Santa Monica Symphony performs Beethoven’s spectacular “Ninth Symphony,” with internationally acclaimed soloists and chorus singing the “Ode to Joy,” in celebration of the Symphony’s 70th anniversary this Sunday, Dec. 7.
Posted Dec. 4, 2014, 9:05 am
The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Department will present “Next to Normal” Dec. 5-14 at the Theatre Arts Main Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.
Posted Dec. 4, 2014, 8:58 am
Tara Gallery will welcome Chahab Tayefeh-Mohajer hailing all the way from France for his first solo exhibition at Tara Gallery. Ancient Meets Contemporary opens this Saturday, Dec. 6 through Wednesday, Dec. 24.
Posted Dec. 4, 2014, 8:12 am
Although “All About Eve” is not in the same genre as Joe Orton’s scathing satire “What The Butler Saw,” there was one line spoken by Margo Channing, played by the iconic Bette Davis, that could very easily sum up the high-voltage shenanigans that take place in the current revival at the Mark Taper Forum: “Fasten your seat belts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.”
Posted Dec. 3, 2014, 9:48 am
Santa Monica College will present the semi-annual SMC Student Portfolio Photo Exhibition December 6-19 at the SMC Photography Gallery.
Posted Nov. 30, 2014, 10:00 am
Santa Monica College presents a December filled with music, ranging from percussion ensemble recitals to the sounds of the season and more.