Posted Sep. 27, 2014, 9:27 am
The annual Abbot Kinney Festival returns for its 30th year this Sunday, Sept. 28 from 10 am to 6 pm toasting to the best of world-famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard.
Posted Sep. 26, 2014, 6:00 am
The Samburu Project will host its 2nd Annual Splash Bash fundraising gala this Saturday, Sept. 27 from 7:30-10:30 pm at the Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club in downtown Santa Monica.
Posted Sep. 26, 2014, 6:00 am
OPCC is celebrating 50 years of providing hope to the most vulnerable members of our community on the Westside of Los Angeles County with a 50th anniversary celebration this weekend.
Posted Sep. 25, 2014, 8:17 am
Santa Monica College will next month present “Locals Only!” – a world premiere musical written by the Emmy Award-winning creator of the smash hit “High School Musical” – Oct. 3 through 19 in the SMC Main Stage, 1900 Pico Blvd.
Posted Sep. 24, 2014, 8:37 am
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra kicked off is sixth annual “LACO à la carte” fundraising series last Thursday night at the official residence of the Consul General of Finland in Bel Air.
Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 6:40 am
Supporting classical music is a family tradition that Santa Monica’s John Bohn is carrying on with enthusiasm. He is continuing this tradition by sponsoring Orchestra Santa Monica’s season opening concert in October.
Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 6:31 am
"Madam Secretary," a drama starring Tea Leoni as a secretary of state balancing demands of her job with her responsibilities to her family, premieres at 8 p.m. tonight and will be rerun at 10 p.m. on CBS.
Posted Sep. 18, 2014, 8:46 am
The American Heart Association will host its second annual Heart Walk at the Santa Monica Pier this Sunday, Sept. 21. An estimated 5,000 people are expected to attend.
Posted Sep. 18, 2014, 8:22 am
A newly completed mural painting called “Fly Navy” will be unveiled at the Museum of Flying this Saturday, Sept. 20 at 2 pm.
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:45 am
Methods for protecting precious antiquities from earthquakes, and the latest developments in solar energy are just two of the topics of the Santa Monica College Fall 2014 Distinguished Scientists Lecture Series.
Posted Sep. 15, 2014, 9:18 am
The 25th anniversary celebration of the Third Street Promenade continues with three free community events this month.
Posted Sep. 12, 2014, 8:57 am
The 8th Somatic Movement Arts Festival culminates this weekend with three embodiment performances at 18th Street Arts Complex in Santa Monica, following a week of creative body-mind-movement workshops since Tuesday.
Posted Sep. 10, 2014, 9:50 am
Save the date -- Tara Gallery in Santa Monica has announced the opening of acclaimed Iranian expatriate Hossein Khosrojerdi. The show opens on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Tara Gallery with a reception from 6-9 pm and continues until Oct. 15.
Posted Sep. 8, 2014, 9:49 am
The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Department will present free performances of “Disgraceful Veils of Afghanistan’s Taliban” Sept. 9-13 at the Theatre Arts Studio Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.
Posted Sep. 7, 2014, 9:05 am
The Santa Monica History Museum will host a gala dinner on Sept. 21 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the first around the world flight in Donald Douglas cruisers.
Posted Sep. 5, 2014, 10:21 am
The Santa Monica Main Library will host a child safety program this Saturday, Sept. 6 at 11 am. The free interactive program will be for parents with children ages 5-8.
Posted Sep. 4, 2014, 8:41 am
There are traditional Passover Seders and then there are Passover Seders of a different kind. One of the recent depictions of this 2000-year-old tradition, was the one presented in the West Coast Jewish Theatre’s production of “The Whipping Man,” in which the Seder was conducted by Simon, a newly freed slave whose owners were Jewish and whose religion and its practices he embraced as his own.
Posted Sep. 1, 2014, 9:17 am
The Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery is presenting “Sight Readings: A 35-Year Survey of Work by Roxanne Sexauer,” an exhibition of original works by the printmaker renowned in the contemporary printmaking community as an artist whose aesthetic of abstraction references nature. Sexauer’s work recognizes a long tradition built in the distinctive qualities and processes of hand-pulled prints.
Posted Aug. 28, 2014, 9:28 am
Being a transplanted born and bred New Yorker raised in the shadow of Broadway, I was quite excited and looking forward to “Broadway Under The Stars,” Chris Isaacson’s musical review with Jennifer Holliday headlining this first-class production which was presented at the jammed iconic John Anson Ford Amphitheatre.
Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 10:47 am
Urban Outfitters welcomes The Shoe for a musical performance this Friday, Aug. 22, from 5 pm to 8pm at 1440 Third Street Promenade.
Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:40 am
A fall quilting exhibition will feature the work of the Santa Monica Quilt Guild, along with two other Los Angeles-based quilt guilds, beginning this Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Los Angeles LDS Temple Visitors’ Center in West L.A.
Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:01 am
The Santa Monica Pier is in for a rare treat this Thursday, Aug. 21, as the Zombies take over the stage at the Twilight Concert Series.
Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:25 am
The Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica will hold its 6th Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament this Saturday evening, Aug. 23 at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:13 am
Once in a while, someone decides to revive an old chestnut. Sometimes it’s a waste of time and sometimes it’s fun to welcome an old theatrical friend.
Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 11:25 am
Los Angeles soulful singer Rory Partin will perform tonight at Typhoon in Santa Monica at 8 pm in advance of his new album release on Tuesday.