Santa Monica Friday Event Happenings For March 22

A look at what's on today across Santa Monica.

Friday, 22 Mar 2013, 9:12:00 AM

Mirror Staff

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel welcomes the return of 'Live from Loews' concert series for 2013 this Friday.
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Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel welcomes the return of 'Live from Loews' concert series for 2013 this Friday.

Loews Santa

Monica Beach Hotel’s “California Classics Chef Concert Series” returns from

6:30-9:30 pm. The event gives music and food enthusiasts the chance to enjoy

classic rock favorites in a stylish setting overlooking the Pacific Ocean while

savoring contemporary California coastal cuisine from Executive Chef Keith

Roberts. General admission is $99 per person and includes beer, wine and

signature cocktails. 1700 Ocean Ave. Tix.com.

“I Wish To Be

Slimed,” presented by Nickelodeon and Toyota, will be held at Santa Monica

Place, level one, from noon to 6 pm. In preparation for the Kids’ Choice

Awards, Center Plaza will be transformed by a green screen digital sliming

station, a true sliming unit, and a Toyota RAV 4 vehicle display. Kids are

invited to enter to win for tickets to the Kids’ Choice Awards on March 23 and

for the opportunity to be slimed. Children under 18 years of age will need a

parent present if chosen to be slimed. santamonicaplace.com/Events.

Laemmle’s

Monica 4-Plex presents the exclusive engagement of “The Happy Poet.” The

film is an all-organic, mostly vegetarian comedy about Bill, a struggling poet

who pours his heart, soul, and last few dollars into starting a healthy hotdog

stand. Special Q&A sessions with The Happy Poet will follow the main

evening show tonight and Saturday, March 23. $11. 1332 2nd St. laemmle.com.

The Broad

Stage presents “Celtic Soul” at 7 pm. The National Children’s Chorus brings

Ireland to The Broad Stage. Accompanied by authentic Irish instruments, and

sung by the purest voices in the city, Westsiders will be mesmerized by the

beauty of the Celtic art form, and convinced that leprechauns in fact may have

found a new home in Santa Monica. $36-$68. 1310 11th St. 310.434.3200, thebroadstage.com.

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