Posted Apr. 27, 2016, 10:30 am
The Youth and Young Adult Book Festival (Yallwest) is opening Friday in Santa Monica with thousands expected to attend the popular literary and arts event that has expanded to boasting a fabulous line-up of talent.
Posted Apr. 26, 2016, 10:09 am
Bring a picnic lunch, refillable water bottle and blankets or chairs for you and your family to Virginia Park Saturday!
Posted Mar. 17, 2016, 11:52 am
Santa Monica Airport opened the doors of its many artist studios and creative spaces to the public on Saturday March 12th for its 10th annual Art Walk, co-organized by the airport and the Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division.
Posted Mar. 5, 2016, 1:31 pm
Edgemar Center for the Arts is currently showcasing a world premiere original cabaret: “A Night At The Black Cat Cabaret.” The performance promises a provocative and seductive night of music and dance.
Posted Feb. 29, 2016, 12:22 pm
Dance instructor and former chair of Santa Monica’s Arts Commission Suchi Branfman toured 30 states as part of a seven-week mobile residency called Rooted America, hoping to explore communities that have withstood oppression, both historically and currently.
Posted Feb. 28, 2016, 9:52 am
Santa Monica was home to its very own Oscar award ceremony, the Oscar Wilde Awards. Held Friday at Bad Robot, awards saw a cast of well-known faces and rising stars attend.
Posted Jan. 12, 2016, 3:55 pm
Santa Monica's Barker Hangar will host the 21st annual Critics' Choice Awards Sunday, with comedian, actress and writer Amy Schumer and George Lucas' special-effects house Industrial Light & Magic honored during the event.
Posted Oct. 2, 2015, 6:00 am
Trying to stand out in a competitive job market today can be difficult. But students at the prestigious Art Institute of California – Los Angeles in Santa Monica got the chance to show off their creative skills to professionals during a unique and fascinating “Portfolio Show.”
Posted Aug. 26, 2015, 10:21 am
This week on Brock On Your Block, host Phil Brock speaks with Mike Myers who is the Chair for the City of Santa Monica Arts Commission.
Posted Jun. 26, 2015, 9:30 am
The Santa Monica Arts Foundation presented its third annual awards ceremony at Back on the Beach restaurant on Wednesday, June 17 in recognition of the contributions of local leaders whose efforts support Santa Monica’s artistic, creative, and cultural community.
Posted May. 26, 2014, 12:00 am
What started out as a small grassroots organization in the 1970s with a passion to help kids now stands as Free Arts for Abused Children, a nonprofit organization that trains and places volunteers to work with victims of child abuse.
Posted May. 24, 2014, 12:51 am
Every year, the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts is given to five mid-career and risk-taking artists, each of whom represent one of five different categories.
Posted May. 23, 2014, 7:26 am
The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Guido Lamell, celebrates Memorial Day weekend with “Tango Fantastique” the final concert of its 2013-2014 season.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 11:57 am
I am Billy Blake, and I have been a fine art photographer for over 50 years. I am now 71, and definitely not the typical age demographic for kickstarter. I am not a techie, I don’t play video games, and I know nothing of the latest gadgetry.
Posted Jan. 13, 2014, 9:33 am
Have a resolution to learn something new this year? Consider taking a look at what’s on offer at 1450 Ocean, Santa Monica’s center for arts, craft, and culture in the Camera Obscura building located at Palisades Park.
Posted Nov. 28, 2013, 8:59 am
Eight months ago, homeless street artist Gary John was up to his usual one day – painting for nearly 10 hours non-stop on the Venice boardwalk – when something told him to put his brush down, pack his things, and check out Culver City’s art gallery loop.
Posted Oct. 11, 2013, 8:43 am
About 1,200 people converged at Santa Monica’s 18th Street Arts Center on Saturday afternoon for the 4th annual BAM Fest (Beer, Art and Music Festival).
Posted Sep. 6, 2013, 9:10 am
Artist Steven Hull opens his 10th exhibition at Rosamund Felsen Gallery in Santa Monica this Saturday. The exhibit will be on display Tuesdays through Saturdays until Oct. 12, 2013.
Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 8:56 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art presents the Tour da Arts, vol. 5 from 11 am to 5 pm this Sunday. Beat the pump, cycle the town, and enjoy Santa Monica’s sights and sounds.
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Posted May. 21, 2013, 1:02 pm
Jackson Browne, Gary Wright, and Venice team with student musicians to deliver rousing shows benefiting Santa Monica-Malibu public schools
Posted May. 11, 2013, 9:20 am
The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) awarded the 19th annual Alpert Award in the Arts to six exceptional mid-career artists on Friday.
Posted May. 2, 2013, 8:25 am
Pacific Palisades resident and Director of The Broad Stage Dale Franzen has been named to the Honorary Committee for the dedication of Caroline’s L.O.F.T. (Leonetti O’Connell Foundation Theatre) at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA).