Posted Mar. 30, 2015, 9:31 am
The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Department will present “Circle Mirror Transformation” Apr. 3-12 at the Theatre Arts Studio Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 11:06 am
New West Symphony music director Marcelo Lehninger will lead the orchestra in three performances of the fifth Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th Anniversary season, including a performance in Santa Monica on Sunday afternoon.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:39 am
Kat and the Blues Hounds will perform a free show at Sonny McLean’s Irish Bar in Santa Monica from 9 pm to 12:30 am tonight, March 27.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:30 am
Laura Linney is no stranger to the stage and has racked up multiple impressive Broadway credits including “Time Stands Still,” “Sight Unseen,” “The Crucible,” “Six Degrees of Separation,” “Uncle Vanya,” “Les Liaisons Dangereuses,” and “The Seagull.” Equally at home on the big screen, she had key roles in “You Can Count on Me,” “Kinsey,” “The Savages,” “Hyde Park on Hudson,” “The Squid and the Whale,” “Love Actually,” and “The Truman Show,” just to name but a few.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:18 am
It is Fleetwood Mac’s 40th anniversary together as a band. How fitting it is that they are touring throughout North America and Europe for this occasion. Christine McVie is back with the band.
Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 9:02 am
The acclaimed free children’s concert series "Wake Up With The Waves" returns to the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday mornings, starting this weekend.
Posted Mar. 25, 2015, 3:59 pm
Playwright Donald Margulies is a writer with issues to explore. In his play, "Sight Unseen,” presented by Wasatch Theatrical Ventures, he delves into questions of what constitutes art as well as the slippery slope of love, commitment, bigotry, and the loss of creative purity.
Posted Mar. 23, 2015, 10:07 am
The Santa Monica College Symphony Orchestra will present a special concert Sunday, March 29, featuring a romantic program of music both happy and sad. Los Angeles baritone John Atkins joins the symphony to perform as guest artist. SMC student Joseph Rishik, a cellist, is also featured.
Posted Mar. 22, 2015, 9:41 am
The Santa Monica Conservancy will host a free screening of local film “90404 Changing” at 6:30 pm this Thursday, March 26.
Posted Mar. 21, 2015, 9:10 am
Former 33rd Congressional District candidate Marianne Williamson will host the third Sister Giant conference on the weekend of March 28-29, at the Councourse Hotel at LAX.
Posted Mar. 20, 2015, 12:08 pm
When “Newsies” opens at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood this Tuesday, March 24, there’s one performer with local roots who’s extra excited for the four-week Los Angeles engagement, as it’s a chance to sing and dance in front of plenty of friends and family.
Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 9:26 am
Santa Monica Public Library wraps up its annual community reading program, Santa Monica READS, with an afternoon talk with this year’s featured author, Jo Baker, this Saturday, March 21.
Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 8:34 am
The League of Women Voters of Santa Monica (LWVSM) invites the community to join them on Thursday, March 26, as the organization honor four "Women Who Shape Santa Monica."
Posted Mar. 18, 2015, 9:30 am
The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Department will present "Elephant's Graveyard" starting this Friday, March. 20 at the Theatre Arts Main Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. Performances will continue through March 29.
Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 8:45 am
The Santa Monica Symphony hits the road this Saturday, March 14, for a special concert at the historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple.
Posted Mar. 12, 2015, 8:42 am
The public is invited to explore the more than 60 artist studios and multiple creative venues that occupy the airport’s converted airplane hangars during the 9th Annual Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk this Saturday, March 14.
Posted Mar. 10, 2015, 9:16 am
It’s almost sacrilegious to even think about criticizing Arthur Miller – one of America’s most preeminent, most lauded playwrights. His Death of a Salesman, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize, stands as one of the greatest plays ever written as it dissected the slow demise of a once very successful salesman.
Posted Mar. 8, 2015, 6:00 am
Frank Baum’s beloved classic The Wizard of Oz musical is being brought to life by two talented casts of Samohi theatre, choir, orchestra, band and dance students in seven performances at Barnum Hall this month.
Posted Mar. 4, 2015, 9:40 am
Santa Monica life skills trainer Lee Davis is presenting to women a free "Building Self-Esteem Class" on Sunday, March 8.
Posted Mar. 3, 2015, 9:43 am
The Santa Monica College Emeritus College Art Gallery presents its Annual Student Photography Exhibition start this Thursday, March 5. It will run through April 22, 2015.
Posted Mar. 2, 2015, 9:45 am
Santa Monica College’s Spring 2015 Environmental Issues Lecture Series – featuring experts discussing important environmental and urban issues of our time – begins this Tuesday, March 3.
Posted Mar. 2, 2015, 9:36 am
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is waging a battle against eating disorders and unrealistic “body perfect” ideals.
Posted Mar. 1, 2015, 8:12 am
The League of Women Voters of Santa Monica (LWVSM) invites the community to “Students Speak,” a forum on access to public higher education at Santa Monica College on Saturday, March 7.
Posted Mar. 1, 2015, 7:59 am
Santa Monica College’s Emeritus College Acting Troupe will presents its Spring 2015 Performance at 1 pm today, March 1.
Posted Feb. 28, 2015, 8:41 am
Ask the average movie buff if he or she knows who Richard LaGravenese is and the answer is probably going to be no. In the same sentence add that he wrote “Behind the Candelabra,” “Water for Elephants,” “P.S. I Love You,” “Freedom Writers,” “Paris, je t’aime,” “Beloved,” “The Horse Whisperer,” “The Mirror Has Two Faces,” “The Bridges of Madison County,” “A Little Princess,” “The Ref,” “Erin Brockovich,” “The Fisher King,” and “Rude Awakening.” Then, of course, the light goes on, as LaGravenese’s body of work is immediately recognizable as he written some of the most emotionally profound Hollywood scripts.