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.
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.