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Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:37 am
Meryl Streep has a chance to add yet another award to already-impressive resume tonight when the Kids Choice Awards are handed out at the Forum.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 11:06 am
New West Symphony music director Marcelo Lehninger will lead the orchestra in three performances of the fifth Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th Anniversary season, including a performance in Santa Monica on Sunday afternoon.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:39 am
Kat and the Blues Hounds will perform a free show at Sonny McLean’s Irish Bar in Santa Monica from 9 pm to 12:30 am tonight, March 27.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:18 am
It is Fleetwood Mac’s 40th anniversary together as a band. How fitting it is that they are touring throughout North America and Europe for this occasion. Christine McVie is back with the band.
Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 9:02 am
The acclaimed free children’s concert series "Wake Up With The Waves" returns to the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday mornings, starting this weekend.
Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 9:40 am
Santa Monica-based Agensys, Inc. and Wells Fargo Advisors showed their community support and love of the arts with a generous donation of $5000 each to Orchestra Santa Monica (OSM).
Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 8:45 am
The Santa Monica Symphony hits the road this Saturday, March 14, for a special concert at the historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple.
Posted Feb. 18, 2015, 9:35 am
Acclaimed pianist Sean Chen will kick off this weekend’s Chinese Lunar New Year celebration in a performance taking place on Friday, Feb. 20, at Santa Monica Place.
Posted Feb. 10, 2015, 9:11 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will present the 66th annual Stairway of the Stars event at Barnum Hall at Santa Monica High School starting tonight and continuing on Thursday night (Feb. 12) and next Wednesday night (Feb. 18).
Posted Feb. 8, 2015, 8:33 am
English singer-songwriter Sam Smith is poised for a big night at tonight's 57th annual Grammy Awards, carrying nominations in the top three categories of song, record and album of the year, along with a nod for best new artist.
Posted Feb. 3, 2015, 9:38 am
The 17th annual Grammy Foundation Legacy Concert will be held Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:07 am
Acclaimed architect Frank Gehry and the world premiere of “Frank’s House” by LACO composer-in-residence Andrew Norman inspired by the celebrated architect’s extraordinary Santa Monica home will be spotlighted at Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s (LACO) Westside Connections concert next week.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:06 am
The Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division is currently presenting the 6th Annual “Fireside at the Miles” performance series at the historic Miles Memorial Playhouse at 1130 Lincoln Blvd.
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:03 am
Celebrating the 100th year of the Santa Monica High School Band Program, the Samohi Wind Ensemble will present the third annual “Bands at the Broad” benefit concert and silent auction this Tuesday, Feb. 3.
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:21 am
The Greek Theatre's long time management company is planning to fight for the right to continue operating the Griffith Park venue during a City Council committee meeting today.
Posted Jan. 23, 2015, 6:00 am
The New West Symphony’s principal violist Lauren Chipman will make her solo debut with the orchestra this weekend – including a performance in Santa Monica on Sunday – as part of the third Masterpiece Series concert of the Symphony’s 20th anniversary season.
Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 9:07 am
The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual Martin Luther King Day concert this Saturday, Jan. 17, at 2:30 pm at the SGI Auditorium, 525 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica.
Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 9:04 am
Orchestra Santa Monica celebrates its move to the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica’s New Roads School by presenting an all-Mozart concert this Sunday, Jan. 18 – a few days before the composer’s birthday.
Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 10:28 am
Orchestra Santa Monica celebrates its move to the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica's New Roads School by presenting an all-Mozart concert this Sunday, Jan. 18 - a few days before the composer's birthday.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 8:10 am
Taylor Swift received People's Choice Awards today for favorite female artist and favorite pop artist while her "Shake It Off" won for favorite song.
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.