Santa Monica Symphony MLK Commemorative Concert, Sunday, Jan. 18th, 3:30 PM,
Free Admission, SGI Auditorium
525 Wilshire Blvd., 310.395.6330
Prize-winning young Filipino-American pianist Jovanni-Rey V. de Pedro will play Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Santa Monica Symphony under Conductor Allen Robert Gross, in a free concert. This is the Santa Monica Symphony’s annual Martin Luther King Commemorative Concert and it will feature the work of two great African-American composers; Adolphus Hailstork’s powerful Symphony No. 1, and William Grant Still’s lively ’Panamanian Dances’.
Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominees on the Big Screen, January 7-10, Various Times,
Free Admission and Parking, Aero & Egyptian Theatres
See the Golden Globe Foreign Language Nominees as they should be seen, on the big screen. The Badder-Meinhof Complex, Everlasting Moments, Gomorrah, I’ve Loved You So Long, and Waltz with Bashir are all to be to be shown. There is also a free seminar with all the directors in person.