Grant-Lee Phillips Confirms U.S. Dates Tour Features Co-Bill With Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses More Dates to be Announced
Samohi Theatre’s “The Drowsy Chaperone” Takes the Stage in Santa Monica
March 1, 2023 Staff Writer
Shows will take place at Barnum Hall on March 3 and 4 at 7 p.m. and March 5 at 3...
Film Review: “Marlow”
February 23, 2023 Kathy Whitney Boole
FILM REVIEW“MARLOWE”Rated R109 MinutesReleased February 15th “Marlowe” is a beautifully shot period piece that takes place in the late 1930’s....
Film Review: All Quite on the Western Front
February 22, 2023 Kathy Whitney Boole
I have never been a soldier at war, although I have close friends and relatives who have been. Universally they...
SMC Emeritus Concert Band to Hold Free Concert This Weekend at the Broad Stage
February 22, 2023 Staff Writer
Concert February 26 will feature musical selections with an outdoor theme Santa Monica College’s Emeritus Concert Band, under the baton...
Lee Edward Colston II’s “The First Deep Breath” Joins the List of Memorable Family Dramas
February 14, 2023 Beverly Cohn
Plays with a dysfunctional family theme have been part of the theatrical landscape going as far back to the ancient...
Film Review: A Man Called Otto
February 14, 2023 Kathy Whitney Boole
FILM REVIEWA MAN CALLED OTTORated PG-13126 MinutesReleased January 13th A Man Called Otto is based on the Swedish film, A...
Israeli and Arab Women Join Together in Orit Fouks Rotem’s “Cinema Sabaya”
February 13, 2023 Beverly Cohn
It’s a commonly accepted truism that mathematics and perhaps dancing are international “languages” and can be practiced most anywhere in...
Film Review: Babylon
January 14, 2023 Kathy Whitney Boole
FILM REVIEWBABYLONRated R188 MinutesReleased December 23rd Babylon is director Damien Chazelle’s panoramic vision of a tumultuous time in movie history...
Lukas Dhont’s “CLOSE”- A Coming-of Age Film With An Unexpected Twist
I am totally aware that this is the season to be jolly and probably should review “happy,” pure entertainment films....
Public Art at Tongva Park Asks “What Do You Hope For?”
December 27, 2022 Juliet Lemar
Artist Yeu Q. Nguyen public art installation, High Hopes bring the community together through the power of hope inside one...
Film Review: Empire of Light
December 23, 2022 Kathy Whitney Boole
FILM REVIEWEMPIRE OF LIGHTRated R119 MinutesReleased December 9th Here is another movie by a remarkable director for whom the isolation...
“Ain’t Too Proud” Electrifies Audience on Opening Night at the Ahmanson
December 23, 2022 Beverly Cohn
At approximately 8:00 pm on Thursday, December 15th, the curtain went up on opening night of “Ain’t Too Proud –...
Film Review – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
December 2, 2022 Kathy Whitney Boole
FILM REVIEWBLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVERRated PG161 MinutesReleased November 11th Director Ryan Coogler is a Homer for our generation, recounting our...
“Art at the Airport” and 18th Street Arts Center Host Annual Winter Party
December 2, 2022 Staff Writer
Free event set for December 10 By Keemia Zhang The local organization “Art at the Airport” has collaborated with the...
SMC Creates New Path for Nursing Assistants
Short-term program has no enrollment fee & is one of a dozen-plus such noncredit certificates By the Public Information Office,...
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Santa Monica Pet Hotel Hosts Puppy-Friendly St. Patty’s Day Party
A new pet hotel in Santa Monica recently hosted a St. Patrick’s Day party for local dogs. Check out all...Read more
California’s AB 1217 Could Supersede Costly Outdoor Dining Permits Proposed by Municipalities
Legislation would preempt local ordinances and preserve regulatory flexibility for struggling neighborhood restaurants By Sam Catanzaro A new bill proposed...Read more