Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:39 am
Joseph Maviglia is a singer-songwriter, poet, and essayist whose work has appeared in journals and media across North America and Europe. His tribute poem jazz dharma was commissioned the the CBC’s The Sunday Edition to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Alan Ginseberg’s iconic poem "Howl."
Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:16 am
Classical pianist Jeffrey Kahane, music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, will become a part-timer at USC's Thornton School of Music and later, a full professor, once he steps down as chamber director in 2017, the school announced today.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:39 am
The Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers are back to celebrate the holidays at three free community events this weekend.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:36 am
The Santa Monica Symphony performs Beethoven’s spectacular “Ninth Symphony,” with internationally acclaimed soloists and chorus singing the “Ode to Joy,” in celebration of the Symphony’s 70th anniversary this Sunday, Dec. 7.
Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:21 am
English singer-songwriter Sam Smith and powerhouse Beyonce were at the head of the pack of Grammy nominees today with five nods each, but Smith was selected for more of the most coveted awards, including song of the year and record of the year.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:36 am
Kat & the Blues Hound is set to perform its final gig of the year at Sonny McLean’s Irish Bar tonight, Nov. 28. For the past year, they have performed every fourth Friday each month from 9:15 pm to 12:30 am.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:33 am
Mark your calendars now for the Santa Monica Symphony’s Dec. 7 concert at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School as the Symphony continues to celebrate its 70th anniversary season in the grandest possible style.
Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:37 am
Santa Monica will host Handel’s popular holiday oratorio “The Messiah” with acclaimed director Daniel Suk and young local soprano Golda Berkman promising a breathtaking performance.
Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:18 am
Enrique Iglesias was sued today by a music producer who alleges he is owed royalties from songs by the singer.
Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:06 am
Boy band One Direction and Australian hip-hop artist Iggy Azalea were the big stars at Sunday night's 2014 American Music Awards, held at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live.
Posted Nov. 22, 2014, 9:01 am
Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper, Melissa Etheridge, Willie Nelson, Robin Thicke and Aloe Blacc will perform the 17th annual Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert on Feb. 5 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, it was announced Friday.
Posted Nov. 7, 2014, 6:00 am
Local residents will have the opportunity to hear one of their neighbors in concert this Sunday, Nov. 9 at 4 pm when internationally-renowned cellist and Santa Monica resident Lynn Harrell performs with the New West Symphony at Santa Monica’s Barnum Hall.
Posted Nov. 7, 2014, 6:00 am
As a characteristically fun-loving and energy-filled organization, the Santa Monica Rotary Club members attended their Oct. 31 meeting in costume to honor the Halloween spirit.
Posted Nov. 1, 2014, 9:34 am
Naam Yoga Los Angeles hosted its 3rd Anniversary Gala Celebration and Fundraiser “A Simple Gift!” on Friday, Oct. 24.
Posted Nov. 1, 2014, 9:28 am
At its season opening concert on Oct. 26, Orchestra Santa Monica dedicated its performance of Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony to John Bohn, a leading OSM supporter and the sponsor of the concert.
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:27 am
The SMC Emeritus College Band will present a concert at 2 pm this Sunday, Nov. 2. The concert will be held in The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street, Santa Monica.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:55 am
Orchestra Santa Monica will kick off its 2014-15 season with the program “Heroic Beethoven and More” this Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3:30 pm.
Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:07 am
Pitbull will host the American Music Awards next month for the second year in a row, dick clark productions announced today.
Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 9:10 am
Santa Monica High School students Celia Daggy and Christopher Pak have been named to the 2014 NAfME All-National Honor Symphony Orchestra sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:08 am
The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra (SMSO) will open its 70th concert season this Saturday, Oct. 18 at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School.
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:06 am
New West Symphony music director Marcelo Lehninger will lead the orchestra in the opening Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th Anniversary Season this weekend, which includes a show in Santa Monica on Sunday afternoon.
Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 8:42 am
First-round Grammy ballots are in the mail Thursday. The awards process for the 57th annual Grammy Awards started yesterday, when ballots went out to about 12,000 voting members.
Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 10:04 am
Robert Berman Gallery (Gallery B7 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica) will this Sunday, Oct. 19 host live jazz fusion, instrumental, and original music performed by local artists from 2 pm to 6 pm.
Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:16 am
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea scored a leading six nominations on Monday for the American Music Awards, while John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams each received five.