Posted Jan. 30, 2014, 8:38 am
As couples rhythmically twist, turn, and tango to Lorde’s “Royals” blasting as background music, an unexpected marriage between modern pop music and classic partner dance is created every time a lesson is taught within the walls of Santa Monica’s newly opened Arthur Murray Dance Center.
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, 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 Nov. 29, 2013, 9:38 am
John Cassese, “The Dance Doctor,” is pairing with The Salvation Army for a charity event to help eliminate hunger in Los Angeles.
Posted Nov. 28, 2013, 9:04 am
The winter holiday season would not be complete without a local production of “The Nutcracker.” Westside Ballet of Santa Monica, in association with the Santa Monica College Symphony, presents its 40th Anniversary Nutcracker performances at the Broad Stage this weekend on Saturday and Sunday.
Posted Oct. 1, 2013, 10:44 am
“An American Tango – The Story of Veloz and Yolanda” pays homage to Frank Veloz and Yolanda Casazza Veloz, a very famous dance couple in the 1930s and 1940s who graced the cover of “Life Magazine” which declared them the Number One Ballroom Dance Couple in America. At the height of their careers, they were earning $8,000 a week, a huge amount of money for that period.
Posted Sep. 20, 2013, 8:17 am
The full-length original ballet “An American Tango – Veloz and Yolanda” comes to The Broad Stage in Santa Monica for two shows this weekend for its Los Angeles premiere.
Posted Aug. 22, 2013, 9:11 am
The 7th Annual MixMatch Dance Festival returns to Santa Monica with five shows today through Sunday. The festival kicks off with its first show tonight at 7:30 pm at the Miles Memorial Playhouse at 1130 Lincoln Boulevard.
Posted May. 31, 2013, 8:51 am
The 22nd annual Santa Monica Festival returns to Clover Park at 2600 Ocean Park Boulevard this Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm.
Posted Feb. 14, 2013, 8:33 am
Peace group CODEPINK will host a dance procession from Santa Monica to Venice today, Feb. 14 in support of the One Billion Rising campaign.
Posted Dec. 12, 2012, 1:18 am
The Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre will present the “The Nutcracker” this weekend (Dec. 14-16) at The Luckman Theatre near downtown LA with Crossroads School 6th grader Anna Yeh dancing the lead role of Masha.
Posted Nov. 16, 2012, 12:32 am
Dance for Life, a special event fundraiser where “the music, the body, and soul all come together” will be held tonight, Friday Nov. 16. at 7 p.m. for 12 hours at the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club, 1210 4th Street, Santa Monica.
Posted Aug. 24, 2012, 2:01 am
The annual MixMatch Dance Festival is geared towards promoting accessible, professional dance to the Los Angeles community and it returns today through Sunday, Aug. 24-26. Originating at The Electric Lodge in Venice in 2006, MixMatch quickly became an area favorite and is now entering its 6th year with their second run at The Miles Memorial Playhouse in Santa Monica.
Posted Jul. 6, 2012, 11:00 pm
First United Methodist Church Preschool held its Children’s Dance Performance on June 28, which was a culmination of the year long program of teacher education in preschool curriculum through movement.
Posted May. 18, 2012, 1:32 am
The 21st annual Santa Monica Festival returns to Clover Park this Saturday with a free day of music, dance, art, food, workshops, and more. ...