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Join in the holiday spirit and celebrate with family and friends in Santa Monica this weekend!
This week, Paul Sand founder of the West End Theatre stops by to discuss the opening of the new theatre on the Santa Monica Pier.
Santa Monica celebrated Small Business Day on Saturday with over 15 local merchants participating on Pico Boulevard.
Santa Monica filmmaker Steven Barber stops by to discuss his latest film "The Carrier."
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:31 am
Showers are likely in Santa Monica today with a high near 57, according to the National Weather Service. It will be breezy, with an east southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. The chance of precipitation is 70 percent.
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:18 am
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica presents “Meet Me Under The Fig Tree” this Sunday – an afternoon of free festivities including live music, pictures with Santa Claus, whimsical gingerbread houses, seasonal crafts, holiday story readings, a bounce house, and snow.
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:09 am
Tara Gallery, a newly established nonprofit art gallery focused on contemporary art, held a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and the Mayor of Santa Monica on Nov. 19.
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:06 am
Artists Susan Tibbles and Sunny Bak are currently presenting a “hometown” show in Santa Monica, exhibiting a new collaboration dealing with pop culture and fabrics of society, featuring psychologically charged images and rare portraits of Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono, Jackie Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor, and many more icons from the ‘70s.
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:03 am
As I’m sure you’ve noticed, the walking undead are becoming more like lovable cartoon characters than haunting specters invoking fear and terror. Zombies are showing up in TV commercials, cracking wise, and then having a limb fall off as a punch line. You know, to sell mobile service. Then there are comedy films with funny zombies and wacky villagers possessed by space critters. To be perfectly frank, the brand is losing traction as a source of horror.
Posted Dec. 7, 2013, 9:01 am
As the new year approaches, a new era also looms for California medicine, and the changes are not due only to the Affordable Health Care Act, better known as Obamacare.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:55 am
A man who worked as an engineer at the RAND Corporation in the 1960s who forecast the role personal computers would play in our lives and the challenges they posed to individual privacy passed away just days before Thanksgiving. According to RAND, Willis Ware passed away Nov. 22 at his home in Santa Monica. He was 93.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:51 am
Those with Santa Monica roots who served and fallen in the military might soon be honored daily as the Santa Monica City Council unanimously approved Nov. 26 a war memorial to be built at Woodlawn Cemetery. The Memorial Wall would honor local natives who gave their lives to defend the United States in battle since the late nineteenth century.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:45 am
This Saturday, the Santa Monica Art Studios hosts a reception from 6 pm to 8 pm for its holiday show. Original art makes a wonderful gift. At SMAS, you’ll find all types of mediums offered by an eclectic group of artists.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:40 am
An opening reception will be held this Saturday at TAG Gallery in Santa Monica for a new exhibition featuring the works of Shelley Lazarus, Ernie Marjoram, and Jane Peterson.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:36 am
The Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers are back, ready to rock for the holidays. The Rockers have performed together for more than 10 years and have been a crowd pleaser for popular events such as the Montana Avenue Holiday Walk and the Main Street Holiday Extravaganza.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:31 am
The echoes of Kurt Weill’s dark footsteps on the Santa Monica pier will be heard on the historic seaside structure. Tony Award-winning actor/director Paul Sand's limited-run show at the new West End Theatre transforms an enclosed observation deck at the end of the Santa Monica pier into what will be a cabaret-style performing space.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:29 am
The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts and Music Departments presents “Plaid Tidings” Dec. 6-15, at the Theatre Arts Main Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:25 am
Main Street in Santa Monica will be getting into the holiday spirit this Saturday when they host street-wide holiday parties and sidewalk sales. More than 55 businesses will be participating, offering holiday beverages, snacks, sweets, door prizes and more.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:22 am
Santa and his Santa Monica public safety helpers will be distributing good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the 21st annual Candy Cane Drive this Saturday. Look and listen for the lights and sirens of the Santa Monica Police and Fire Department public safety vehicles.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 6:07 pm
Westchester resident Cara Maree Cameron pleaded no contest Thursday in the Los Angeles Superior Court to vehicular manslaughter after striking and killing Australian tourist Gary Mara in Santa Monica while she was driving under the influence of alcohol last year.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 8:35 am
Southern California Edison reports about 1,000 Santa Monica customers were without power on Wednesday night. This was the second outage in as many nights.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 8:12 am
Professional Bellydance performer and instructor, Sa’eeda, will be hosting a Holiday Bellydance Show this Saturday night along with her troupe, Sirens of the Sahara, at the Marine Park Recreation Center Auditorium in Santa Monica from 6:30 pm to 9 pm.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 8:08 am
The Santa Monica Fire Department’s has named its new Fire Marshal -- 14-year SMFD firefighter Eric Binder
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 8:01 am
Tacos Punta Cabras is a hole in the wall on a bleak stretch of mid-town Santa Monica Boulevard. Inside there’s a handful of tables and some scrappy beach-theme decor that looks like an afterthought.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 7:54 am
The temperature may be cooling down but the number of happenings is heating up with the arrival of the holiday season. Every year Santa Monica hosts a series of holiday events and activities that light up Downtown, bringing a festive holiday spirit to the city.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 7:50 am
Students from local ballet school Dance Studio No. 1 invite the community to celebrate the holiday season next month during two performances. Two productions are being prepared for community presentation: “Peter and the Wolf” performed by the school’s junior dancers aged 6-11, and “Dances Through the Year” performed by the senior dancers aged 12-18.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 7:48 am
A 28-year-old homeless man was arrested on Saturday, Nov. 23 after visiting a Santa Monica T.J. Maxx store, trying on pants, a jacket, pair of gloves, and beanie, and then leaving the store without paying.