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Don't miss the special Pacific Park Ferris wheel light show this Thanksgiving weekend.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

Pacific Park's Ferris Wheel To Feature Fall Patterns For Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 9:11 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier presents a cornucopia of autumn patterns and colors for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend including orange and green, among others.

Teen opera soprano Golda Berkman will perform with the Dream Orchestra in Santa Monica on Dec. 5.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Handel's "Messiah" To Showcase Dream Orchestra At Dec. 5 Santa Monica Concert

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:37 am

Santa Monica will host Handel’s popular holiday oratorio “The Messiah” with acclaimed director Daniel Suk and young local soprano Golda Berkman promising a breathtaking performance.

A selection of the art works on display at the California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica through March 29, 2015.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Main Street, Santa Monica

Santa Monica's California Heritage Museum Showcases Tattoo Artist Mark Mahoney

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:01 am

The California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica is paying homage to West Hollywood’s Shamrock Social Club, Mark Mahoney’s iconic Sunset Boulevard tattoo parlor.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, History

Jerry Rubin 20th Anniversary Public Memorial Remembrance Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:43 am

Peace activist singers/songwriters Ross Altman, Dennis Davis, and Stephen Longfellow Fiske will each be performing a peace song at the public remembrance and dedicating it to late anti-war activist Jerry Rubin this Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Bailey Spoonhower, Executive Chef Nick Shipp, Dominic Aberl, and Neil Everett of ESPN are hoping to sell-out a Miracles for Kids Foundation fundraiser at Upper West on Dec. 7.

Dining, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Upper West Restaurant To Host A "Miracle On 34th Street" Fundraiser Dec. 7

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:17 am

Upper West restaurant in Santa Monica starts the holidays off in the spirit of the season with a fundraiser feast set for Sunday, Dec. 7 to benefit Miracles for Kids Foundation.

Dancer Natalie Serguian performs with SMC’s Global Motion World Dance Company.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica

SMC’s Global Motion World Dance Co. To Perform “Peace & Security” At Broad Stage

Posted Nov. 23, 2014, 9:37 am

Santa Monica College’s Global Motion World Dance Company will present “Peace and Security,” an exciting program of choreography showcasing dance styles from around the world.

Seven Days, Music, Los Angeles Philharmonic

Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert To Feature Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper

Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:01 am

Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper, Melissa Etheridge, Willie Nelson, Robin Thicke and Aloe Blacc will perform the 17th annual Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert on Feb. 5 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, it was announced Friday.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Seven Day

American Music Awards To Be Held Sunday, Iggy Azalea Leads Nominations List

Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 8:50 am

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea will carry a leading six nominations into Sunday's presentation of the American Music Awards, while John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams each have five.

Seven Days, Celebrity, West Hollywood

Brooke Shields To Sign Memoir Copies At West Hollywood Book Store

Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:14 am

Actress Brooke Shields will meet the public and sign copies of her memoir at a West Hollywood book store tonight.

News, Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Film

Submit Now For 2015 Santa Monica International Teen Film Festival

Posted Nov. 19, 2014, 9:37 am

The Santa Monica International Teen Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 10th annual festival to be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7, 2015.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica

SHINE Storytellers “Finding Bravery” At YWCA Santa Monica Event Nov. 20

Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:47 am

When life knocked you down or fear gripped you, how did you move forward? These are questions storytellers will answer at the next SHINE event with its inspiring true stories of “Finding Bravery.”

Alex Perez performs with SMC’s Synapse Dance Theater Contemporary Dance Ensemble.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

SMC Synapse Dance Theater To Showcase New Works This Weekend

Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:41 am

Synapse Dance Theater – the innovative and widely praised contemporary dance ensemble of Santa Monica College – will present a program showcasing new works by professional guest artists, award-winning faculty artists, and up-and-coming student choreographers this Friday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 23.

Santa will meet a 54-foot tree adorned with more than 42,000 sparkling lights that will light up with a special ceremony this Thursday, Nov. 20.

Downtown, Santa Monica Place, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Place To Host Tree Lighting Ceremony Thursday, Nov. 20

Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:40 am

Santa Monica Place join forces with Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. this Thursday evening, Nov. 20 to celebrate the shopping center's tree lighting ceremony at its Center Plaza.

The opening reception for 'Filling the wHole' raised $9,000 for Chase Foundation benefiting Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Santa Monica's P32 Gallery On Target To Raise $15,000 For Chase Foundation

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:34 am

The newly opened P32 gallery in Santa Monica raised $9,000 for the Chase Foundation in the first week of its exhibition, "Filling the wHole." The exhibition runs until Dec. 4 with a goal of raising $15,000. More than 150 people attended the opening reception on Oct. 25.

St. Monica, Seven Days, Holiday, Santa Monica

St. Monica Catholic Community Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 26

Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:30 am

St. Monica Catholic Community will host its annual Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 26 for those who may be facing particular financial hardships this season or who may find themselves alone this holiday.

The cast of 'Kinky Boots' is on stage at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood now through Nov. 30, 2014.

Seven Days, Theater, Hollywood

Enjoy The Magic Of "Kinky Boots" At Pantages Theatre In Hollywood Until Nov. 30

Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 12:08 pm

The magic of touring Broadway shows continues at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood with the arrival of “Kinky Boots” through Nov. 30 after it opened on Tuesday as part of its first national tour.

ICE at Santa Monica opened Nov. 1 and will operate through Jan. 19, 2015. It is open Monday-Thursday: 2-10 pm, Friday: 2 pm-midnight, Saturdays: 11 am-midnight, and Sundays: 11 am-10 pm.

Downtown, Seven Days, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Ice At Santa Monica Skating Rink Open Daily For Holidays Through Jan. 19

Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 3:36 pm

Every holiday season, Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice skating to the beachside community and transforms the corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue into ICE at Santa Monica.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Art

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Presents Artist Resource Fair This Saturday

Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 9:37 am

The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division hosts its first Artist Resource Fair this Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm. Open to all artists, the fair offers workshops and information about ways to live and work as an artist in Santa Monica, from affordable housing to health care.

Zahra Ismail, Program Officer at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego, will speak at Santa Monica College Nov. 18 at 11:15 a.m. in Humanities

News, Seven Days, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Santa Monica College To Celebrate International Education Week With Guest Speaker

Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:40 am

Santa Monica College will celebrate International Education Week with a special guest lecture by Zahra Ismail on “Working Together to Support Civilians Affected by Violent Conflict.”

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Library, Film

Main Library To Host "Where Soldiers Come From" Screening Tonight

Posted Nov. 10, 2014, 9:55 am

Santa Monica Public Library hosts a screening and discussion of the documentary Where Soldiers Come From today, Nov. 10 at 6:30 pm in the Main Library MLK Jr. Auditorium at 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier, Youth

Santa Monica Pier Setting For The 2nd Annual Rube Goldberg Contest

Posted Nov. 10, 2014, 9:44 am

Teams of high school and college students all over Los Angeles will compete in the Los Angeles region’s 2nd Annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest this weekend.

Pen and Brush, a journal of original art and writing, is created by students of SMC's  Emeritus College, which serves older adults.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

SMC Emeritus College "Pen & Brush" Opening Reception & Reading Announced

Posted Nov. 9, 2014, 6:00 am

Emeritus College has announced the Fall 2014 launch of “Pen & Brush,” a journal of original art and writing created by Emeritus College students in the writing class taught by Monona Wali and the art class taught by Catherine Tirr.

Internationally-renowned cellist and Santa Monica resident Lynn Harrell performs with the New West Symphony at Santa Monica’s Barnum Hall

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Cellist To Perform With New West Symphony This Sunday

Posted Nov. 7, 2014, 6:00 am

Local residents will have the opportunity to hear one of their neighbors in concert this Sunday, Nov. 9 at 4 pm when internationally-renowned cellist and Santa Monica resident Lynn Harrell performs with the New West Symphony at Santa Monica’s Barnum Hall.

The Civic Auditorium hosts the Academy Awards.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Art, History

Art Exhibit Opens Highlighting History Of Santa Monica Civic Auditorium

Posted Nov. 6, 2014, 9:30 am

The Santa Monica History Museum is debuting an exhibit that highlights and celebrates the performances at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.

Richard King is played by Alejandro Zuniga in 'Richard II   I, A Lamentable Tragedie Comedie' at Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Studio Stage Nov. 7-16.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Santa Monica College Presents "Richard II + I" Starting Friday, Nov. 7

Posted Nov. 3, 2014, 9:33 am

The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Department will present “Richard II + I, A Lamentable Tragedie Comedie,” Nov. 7-16 at the Theatre Arts Studio Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.

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