May 29, 2022 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

This Week: Events

LAST CHANCE

Carla Herrera-Prats, Prep Materials, through June 25, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th Street, 310.453.3711.

Alice Neel: Paintings, through June 26, LA Louver Gallery, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.821.7529.

David K. Thompson, Passing Through: through June 26, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.

V.03, art show of SMC Art Mentor students, through June 26, Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.3434.

Wicked Wilde Shakespeare Festival, with rotating plays performed by an (almost) all-female cast, presented by the LA Women’s Shakespeare company, through June 27 (call for complete schedule), A Tyrant’s Tale, a shortened version of A Winter’s Tale, 8pm, Macbeth 3, a somewhat truncated version of Macbeth, 9:30pm, $15 or two shows for $25, Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., 800.838.3006.

THIS WEEK

June 25

Last Friday on Main Street, businesses open late, Main Street between Pico and Marine, www.mainstreetsm.com.

June 26

A Chorus Line, the musical, through July 31, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, 2pm Sundays (no performance July 4), $18-$23, Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., 310.828.7519.

Church Parking Lot Rummage Sale, 8:30am-12:30pm, free, Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., 310. 399.1631.

Close Encounters on the Wild Side, hike, 6pm, free, King Gillette Ranch, 26800 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, 310.858.7272 x117.

8 Mistakes Men Need to Avoid on Their Estate Plan, with attorney Caprice L. Collins, 10am, free, Westchester Loyola Village Public Library, 7114 W. Manchester Ave., LA, 310.677.9787 x5.

Food For Life, nutrition and cooking class, meets Saturdays through June 26, noon-2pm, $50-$60,Dewind Room, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721 x129, www.ymcasm.org.

Growing Place Community Picnic, 11am-2pm, Marine Park, 1406 Marine St., www.growingplace.com.

Living Green, town hall meeting on green options, with panel of experts, 2 pm, free, Community Room, Kaufman Brentwood Branch Library, 11820 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood, 310.575.8273.

Make It New, group show with John Baldessari, Julian Sarmento, Lawrence Weiner, Allan Sekula, Olivier Mosset, and others, reception 6-8pm, through September 4, Christopher Grimes Gallery, 916 Colorado Ave., 310.587.3373.

2nd Annual Walk for Africa, 8-mile course ending at the Family Zone complete with live entertainment, 9am-2pm, free, walk begins at Crescent Bay Park, 2000 Ocean Ave., www.walktoafrica.com.

Candace Pearson, Jenny Factor, and Steve McDonald, poetry, 7:30pm, $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

Storytelling with Ilene Cohen, ages 3-7, 10:30am, free, Children’s Book World, 10580 1/2 Pico Blvd., LA, 310.559.2665.

“Uncle Ruthie” Buell is interviewed by Gerry Fialka at MESS Salon, 3pm, free, UnUrban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd., 310.306.7330.

Billy Zane, reception June 27 6:30-9:30pm, through September 1, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0211.

June 27

Peter Alsop’s Kids Concerts presents Egg, a Kindie Rock sextet, 11am, $8, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.

Francesca Lia Block signs House of Dolls, 3pm, free, Diesel Brentwood, 225 26th St., 510.653.9965.

Botanicum Seedlings presents 11am, free, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.

June 28

Components and Strengths of Happiness, four-week series, presented by: Carlan Robinson, Ph.D., 3-4:30pm, free, DeWind Room, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721 x129, www.ymcasm.org.

Dollar Splash Mondays, through August 30, swim for one dollar, shuttle bus available starting at 10am from Virginia Avenue Park and along route of Big Blue bus line 7, 10am-5pm, $1, shuttle 50 cents, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, http://annenbergbeachhouse.com.

June 29

Green Living Workshop, eight week series, 7- 8:30pm, free, CoLoft, 920 Santa Monica Blvd., www.SustainableWorks.eventbrite.com.

Potluck, bring a dish for eight people, noon-2pm, $3, picture ID required, Community Room, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721 x129.

WR & Daisy by Glenn Paxton and Robert White, a concert reading, 6:30-8:30pm, free, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, http://beachculture32.eventbrite.com.

June 30

Ron Davis, Pause, reception July 10, 5-7pm, through July 31, FIG, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.

Green Living Workshop, eight week series, 7-8:30pm, free, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., www.SustainableWorks.eventbrite.com.

Introduction to Yoga Class, bring your own mat, 1pm, free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.458.8681.

Sabina Virgo, activist and LA Coordinator of the Coffee party is guest speaker at Activist Support Circle, 7pm, free, Friends Meeting Hall, 1440 Harvard St, 310.399.1000.

July 1

SMC Emeritus College Student Art Exhibition II, reception 5pm, free, SMC Emeritus College Art Gallery, 1227 2nd St., 310.434.4306.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Main Street Fourth of July Parade, July 4

Twilight Dance Series, July 8

Venice Eco-Fest, July 10

in News
Related Posts

Seller of Bel Air Mansion Furious After Property Flops at Auction

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022

Mansion on Sarbonne Road in Bel Air fails to meet $50 million reserve price By Sam Catanzaro The seller of...

Environmental Review Begins for West Los Angeles Civic Center Redevelopment

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022

The West LA Commons set to bring 926 units of housing and 36,569 square feet of retail to Santa Monica...

Is Santa Monica’s Most Expensive Property Still a Bargain?

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022

22,640 square-foot property on market for $69 million By Dolores Quintana The most expensive property in Santa Monica has been...

Must-Watch ‘Disruptive’ Appliance Experience Store Opens in West Los Angeles, Hosts Grand Opening in June

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022

Howard’s West Los Angeles Experience Center opening at 900 La Brea Boulevard  By Susan Payne West Los Angeles is home...

Marina Del Rey Family Searches for Missing 29-Year-Old Son With Autism

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022

J​​eremy Hansbrough missigns cine May 16 By Sam Catanzaro A Marina del Rey family is searching for their 29-year-old son...

Santa Monica Pier to Feature High-Flying Waving American Flag on  Ferris Wheel During Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier’s Ferris wheel will feature a high-flying 130-feet tall, animated waving American flag throughout...

Message From Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Ben Drati

May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022

Dear Parents, Guardians, Staff and Community Members, Sadly, we have learned of another horrific school shooting, this time in the...

Three Juveniles in Hosptial Following Overdose in Santa Monica

May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022

Two females in critical but stable condition, third victim “alert and recovering” By Sam Catanzaro Three juveniles suffered an overdose...

John Adams Middle School Student Selected to Perform at Carnegie Hall

May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022

JAMS Student Grayson Fitzgerald named junior finalist for the 2022 middle school honors performance series at Carnegie Hall By Staff...

SMC Student Film “The War Within” Accepted into 2022 American Pavilion at Cannes

May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022

Three Santa Monica College Films Will Screen at In-Person Festival, including 2021 Best Student Film Winner “Broken Layers” and 2020’s...

Santa Monica City Council Looks to Shorten Meetings

May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022

Council to consider changes at Tuesday meeting By Dolores Quintana Santa Monica lawmakers are considering taking steps to shorten City...

Landmark Theater Official Closes on Pico

May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022

Pico Boulevard location closes Sunday By Sam Catanzaro The Landmark Theater on Pico Boulevard in Westwood has officially closed.  The...

Road Closures Expected During Demolition Of Parking Structure Three: Santa Monica Beat – May 23rd, 2022

May 23, 2022

May 23, 2022

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes.* Free Donuts At Randy’s Donuts For National Doughnut Day* Road Closures Expected...

Los Angeles Metro Sees 15.9 Percent Increase in Median Rent

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022

Median rent of $2,258, according to recent report By Dolores Quintana The ongoing pandemic has exacerbated the issues of housing...

New Renderings for Frank Gehry Hotel Development in Santa Monica

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022

Project would include hotel, apartments, retail and a museum By Dolores Quintana Slowly but surely, plans for a  Frank Gehry-designed...