Posted Jul. 25, 2014, 8:47 am
A family-friendly morning with Tongva and Chumash Native American story-telling and craft workshops will be held this Saturday morning at Tongva Park. The first season of cultural programming for Tongva Park continues Wednesday with an evening community dance with an internationally known salsa band.
Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:16 am
Santa Monica author C.T. Hillin recently finished her first paranormal romance novel “The Imati” that’s set in a world of immortals, Souljumpers, Seekers, and ancient prophecies. The book centers around a 300-year-old “Imati” (an immortal) who looks like a 17-year-old girl.
Posted Jul. 17, 2014, 8:22 am
For more than two years, Upper West in Santa Monica has put its restaurant walls to the best possible use, displaying paintings of different local artists for about four months at a time through a partnership with local company The Beach Vault.
Posted Jul. 13, 2014, 9:10 am
When you think of art, paintings are usually the first medium that comes to mind. However, in today’s market, “art” covers a broad spectrum. Mixed media has fast become one of the leading forms of art.
Posted Jul. 11, 2014, 8:51 am
Cinema on the Street, Downtown Santa Monica’s free film series, kicks off this tonight, July 11 with a screening of the 1989 classic “Field of Dreams” at 8:30 pm.
Posted Jul. 10, 2014, 8:40 am
The City Shakespeare Company opens the doors to its summer production of Romeo & Juliet this Friday, July 11. They kick off the run with a red carpet masquerade ball in honor of the famous ‘ancient feast’ in the story, and run through July 26.
Posted Jul. 10, 2014, 8:23 am
Santa Monica’s popular outdoor screening series Cinema on the Street returns to the corner of Third Street and Wilshire on the Third Street Promenade this Friday.
Posted Jul. 9, 2014, 9:08 am
One of Santa Monica’s most awaited summer night traditions returns to the Santa Monica Pier this week. Featuring a different band each Thursday night from 7-10 pm, the annual Twilight Concert Series lineup allows for concertgoers to experience a wide range of musical genres over 10 consecutive weeks starting July 10.
Posted Jul. 9, 2014, 9:05 am
Three days of screenings, parties, and artist programs that celebrate independent filmmaking will all be part of the 2nd Annual Cinema at the Edge festival in Santa Monica this weekend.
Posted Jul. 7, 2014, 2:11 pm
A young adult author panel titled “Books to Bond Over: YA Authors in Conversation” will take place from 7-9 pm this Tuesday, July 8 at the Santa Monica Main Library. It will include six successful young authors – three hailing from Santa Monica.
Posted Jun. 29, 2014, 9:41 am
The League of American Orchestras presented Marcelo Lehninger, Music Director of the New West Symphony and Associate Conductor, Boston Symphony Orchestra, with the Helen M. Thompson Award earlier this month at its National Conference in Seattle.
Posted Jun. 26, 2014, 8:19 am
Imagine a space that transcends space itself, whose sole intention is to allow the creative people of Los Angeles a place to express themselves, to learn new things, and to collaborate. In Santa Monica, such a place exists.
Posted Jun. 26, 2014, 8:17 am
For anyone interested in a hand-roasted cup of coffee, a fresh-out-of-the-oven scone, or a friendly place to sit in, Uplifters Kitchen has just opened up on Ocean Park Boulevard in Santa Monica.
Posted Jun. 24, 2014, 9:06 am
Santa Monica Public Library welcomes author Arthur Hoyle for a presentation on legendary American author Henry Miller this Wednesday, June 25.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:21 am
It was Jan. 19, 2010, when Bruria Finkel and a friend were driving to a luncheon in Palm Springs. Just after leaving Interstate 10, they began the last leg of their journey on Highway 111.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:19 am
In the past when students said goodbye to college, they embarked on a career and never looked back. These days, switching careers and adding new ones have become commonplace.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:13 am
A Santa Monica and Los Angeles dance staple, Hart Pulse Dance Company presents its latest creations choreographed by Amanda Hart in the upcoming debut of “Bask” this weekend at the Miles Memorial Playhouse.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:11 am
The Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery is encouraging the public to visit “amplified 2014,” an exhibition of works by gifted students in the highly selective Santa Monica College Art Mentor Program (AMP).
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:09 am
The Broad Stage presents a night with Ray Romano and Friends at 7:30 pm this Saturday.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 8:58 am
The Santa Monica History Museum presents its “Hands on History” program at 11 am this Saturday.
Posted Jun. 18, 2014, 12:18 pm
The Broad Stage in Santa Monica will host six 10-minute performances this Friday night as part of 24 Hour Plays starring the likes of Alanis Morissette, Kelly Osbourne, Abbie Cornish, Seth Green, John Cho, and Wilmer Valderrama.
Posted Jun. 13, 2014, 9:08 am
An opening reception will be held this Saturday, June 14 for artist Bruria Finkel’s newest exhibition, “The Past Four Years.” It will be held from 5-8 pm at ARENA 1 gallery in Santa Monica.
Posted Jun. 13, 2014, 9:06 am
Two stages with music and dance performances, food trucks and carts, a culinary stage, and craft vendors – that’s some of the highlights at this year’s annual Santa Monica Festival this Saturday at Clover Park.
Posted Jun. 13, 2014, 9:01 am
The California Heritage Museum will present its 14th Annual Antique and Contemporary Tile Sale this Saturday, June 14.
Posted Jun. 6, 2014, 9:10 am
Following the first installment of its food themed show “Food for Thought,” Blue 7 Gallery in Santa Monica will host a gala opening reception this Saturday, June 7 from 6-8 pm, for part two: “The Second Course.”