Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 7:27 am
Santa Monica Public Library (SMPL) continues celebrating The Big Read with an author talk and Q&A via Skype with Luis Alberto Urrea this Monday, April 21 at 3 pm in the Main Library Multipurpose Room at 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.
Posted Apr. 17, 2014, 8:07 am
With the summer season coming up, parents will be inevitably facing a search for productive activities for their children. A convenient medium has emerged thanks to a couple of Santa Monica entrepreneurs who have come up with a way to assist in the search for youth summertime activities.
Posted Apr. 17, 2014, 8:02 am
Violent family feuds are part and parcel of Americana, the most notorious one being between The Hatfields and The McCoys, which began in 1865 and resulted in around one dozen deaths.
Posted Apr. 17, 2014, 8:01 am
If you combined the best science fiction elements of Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” and Terrence Malick’s “Tree of Life,” with Michael Mann’s extraordinary lighting effects in “Thief,” as well as Ingmar Bergman’s long, lingering landscape shots in “The Virgin Spring” or “Wild Strawberries,” this will give you an idea of the highly textured look of Jonathan Glazer’s haunting film, “Under the Skin.”
Posted Apr. 15, 2014, 9:06 am
The life stories and backgrounds of artistic creators will naturally infiltrate their work. Henry Jaglom, a legendary experienced director and filmmaker who has lived in Santa Monica for more than 30 years, serves as no exception.
Posted Apr. 14, 2014, 9:23 am
Santa Monica Palisades Park presents a Tree Rededication to Late Mayor Ken Edwards at 6 pm this Wednesday, April 16.
Posted Apr. 14, 2014, 9:10 am
Sporting events remain the highest rated programs on all of television. But Michael King, founder and CEO of King Sports Worldwide, noticed a disparity within one of the numerous televised sporting events on today’s television programs.
Posted Apr. 11, 2014, 9:24 am
With the tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman from a cocktail of heroin, cocaine, and several other drugs, he became another number in the tens of thousands of people who succumb to deadly drug addiction annually.
Posted Apr. 11, 2014, 9:20 am
Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica has teamed up with The Broad Stage to create a “Dreaming of LA” package to celebrate the start of the theater season with the opening of Shakespeare’s “A Midnight Summer’s Dream.”
Posted Apr. 11, 2014, 9:11 am
Otis College of Art and Design presents its 3rd Annual Otis Kite Festival at 11 am this Sunday. Join 3,000 Los Angeles youth for a day of building and flying kites.
Posted Apr. 7, 2014, 9:20 am
Ripe with history, juicy with anecdotes, and deliciously illustrated, author David Boulé will be in Santa Monica this Tuesday evening to present a talk on the history of the orange.
Posted Apr. 7, 2014, 9:11 am
Westside Comedy Theater presents Karmic Comedy: Fundraiser for New Roads School at 8 pm this Tuesday. This event features comics from Conan, Jimmy Fallon, and Comedy Central.
Posted Apr. 4, 2014, 8:48 am
This Saturday night, Jacaranda will perform “The Knee Plays” by David Byrne, the famed driving force of the “art rock” band the Talking Heads at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 4, 2014, 8:42 am
Santa Monica Art Studios and Arena 1 Gallery host a special two-night opening this weekend for a mini Italian festival featuring art, music, and fashion titled “All Roads Lead to LA.”
Posted Apr. 4, 2014, 8:40 am
Located at 2443 Main Street in Santa Monica, haleARTS S P A C E invites residents to the opening reception of its latest $100 Art SALE, tonight, April 4 from 5-8 pm.
Posted Apr. 4, 2014, 8:37 am
LA Puppet Fest 2014 will present its Million Puppet Parade and Puppet Making event starting at 10 am this Sunday.
Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 8:18 am
George Orwell was the prophet of Big Brother everywhere and his dystopian novel, “1984” painted a grim picture of what the world could expect.
Posted Mar. 31, 2014, 9:14 am
Culture Clash satirist/comedian Richard Montoya will explore the controversial history of Chavez Ravine at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s (LACO) Westside Connections chamber music series this Thursday, April 3.
Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 8:51 am
Orchestra Santa Monica will present its third concert of its 2013-2014 season this Sunday, March 30, entitled “Chamber Orchestra Elegance.”
Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 8:49 am
Earth Hour, the world’s largest grassroots environmental movement, will return at 8:30 pm this Saturday, March 29.
Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 8:46 am
The Broad Stage presents “Jazz for Kids” at 11 am and 1 pm this Saturday. The event features an interactive performance and session with local jazz musicians as children get an up-close look at jazz music.
Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 8:44 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art presents “Into the Beautiful North Filmmaking Workshop Series: Part 1” at 2 pm this Saturday.
Posted Mar. 26, 2014, 9:01 am
The City Shakespeare Company is kicking off its 2014 season with a bash. The Santa Monica-based theater company is hosting a red carpet masquerade ball on opening night this Thursday, March 27.
Posted Mar. 25, 2014, 9:01 am
Santa Monica Repertory Theater, the popular and critically acclaimed Westside theater company, launches its first ever “Solo Series” with performances of “bigblueride” and “From Seven Layers to a Bikini Top in Less than Five Hours” this Thursday, March 27 through April 17 at the Miles Memorial Playhouse in Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 24, 2014, 9:03 am
A new group exhibit opens this Tuesday at TAG Gallery in Santa Monica that will run through April 19 featuring artists Christo Brock, Elsie Dye Sims, and Kamil Vojnar. An opening reception will follow next Saturday, March 29 from 5-8 pm.