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Pacific Park's Ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Pacific Park Ferris Wheel To Go Lights Out Saturday For Earth Hour

Posted Mar. 26, 2014, 9:29 am

Earth Hour will happen this Saturday, March 29. As part of the worldwide event, Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier joins the initiative in its “Use Your Power” mantra with a one-hour, lights-out on the world-famous Ferris wheel, except for the wheel rim safety lighting, at 8:30 pm.

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday for Ristorante Al Mare on the Santa Monica Pier.

News, Dining, Santa Monica, Pier

Ristorante Al Mare Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony To Celebrate Grand Opening

Posted Mar. 17, 2014, 9:04 am

Italian dining is now available on the Santa Monica Pier, as Ristorante Al Mare officially celebrated its grand opening Wednesday. The Italian restaurant is one of the first venues spotted at the base of the Pier Bridge and its noticeable blue-and-white signage and modern décor makes the eatery quite hard to miss.

Pacific Park's Ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Pacific Park To Fill 150 Spring Break, Summer Positions At Job Fair

Posted Mar. 11, 2014, 9:07 am

Pacific Park will host its 2014 Job Fair on Saturday, March 22 from 9 am to 3 pm in the Seaside Pavilion at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier located at 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica.

Enjoy yoga at 9 am at the west end of the Santa Monica Pier on Saturdays over the next six weeks.

Health, Seven Days, Fitness, Santa Monica, Pier

ROGA (Run + Yoga) Returns To The Santa Monica Pier On Saturdays For Six Weeks

Posted Feb. 22, 2014, 6:40 am

ROGA, a play on words that combines running and yoga, returns to the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday mornings starting today through the end of March.

The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is Heal the Bay’s public marine-education center located beach-level, just below the Carousel at the world famous Santa Monica Pier.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier, Heal The Bay

Enjoy A "Whale Of A Weekend" At Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

Posted Feb. 14, 2014, 9:11 am

Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is hosting Whale of a Weekend to celebrate the annual migration of the Pacific gray whale.

Heal the Bay's Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is among 19 Sustainable Quality Awards finalists.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

What's Hot: Santa Monica Pier Aquarium Free On Fridays In February

Posted Feb. 7, 2014, 6:50 am

Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium introduces Free Fridays at the Santa Monica Aquarium through Feb. 28.

The Crystal Man hovers over the cast of Cirque du Soleil's touring production of “Totem.”

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

A Look At 10 Stunning Acts Under Cirque Du Soleil’s Big Top Tent

Posted Jan. 24, 2014, 9:26 am

Inspired by many founding myths, Cirque du Soleil’s “Totem” under the big top tent next to the Santa Monica Pier illustrates, through a visual and acrobatic language, the evolutionary progress of species.

Jason Alexander was among the celebrities on the 'Totem' red carpet on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Pier

Celebs Flock To Cirque Du Soleil's Red Carpet Premiere Of "Totem" In Santa Monica

Posted Jan. 22, 2014, 11:06 am

Cirque du Soleil's touring production of "Totem" rolled out the red carpet Tuesday night as it welcomed celebrities such as Neil Patrick Harris, Paris Hilton, and Jason Alexander.

The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium held a grand opening for its Dorothy Green Room on Saturday, Jan. 18.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium Holds Grand Opening For New Dorothy Green Room

Posted Jan. 21, 2014, 9:37 am

Heal the Bay's CEO Ruskin Hartley and Director of Heal the Bay's Santa Monica Pier Aquarium Heather Doyle (both pictured) along with children of invited guests cut the ribbon on the new Dorothy Green Room at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium on Saturday.

The suspects (from left) are Araik Ovoian, Gevork Bagdasaryan, Alex Akob Akbari, and Agavni Manukyan.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Pier

Attempted Murder Arrests Made After Santa Monica Pier Fishermen Stabbed

Posted Jan. 19, 2014, 9:24 am

Four young adults and a juvenile from Burbank and Glendale are in custody for attempted murder after a stabbing incident on the Santa Monica Pier in the early morning hours of Saturday, Jan. 18.

Cirque du Soleil's “Totem” features 46 acrobats, actors, musicians, and singers. Performances run on various days and times through March 16.

News, Theater, Santa Monica, Pier

Cirque Du Soleil's "Totem" Premieres Tonight At The Santa Monica Pier

Posted Jan. 17, 2014, 10:45 am

Performances begin tonight under Cirque du Soleil’s trademark blue-and-yellow big top tent next to the Santa Monica Pier for the touring production of “Totem.”

Cirque de Soleil is sponsoring free admission to all visitors this Saturday from 12:30 pm to 5 pm at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium for the launch of a new exhibit.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier

Cirque Sponsors Free Santa Monica Pier Aquarium Entry This Saturday, Jan. 18

Posted Jan. 17, 2014, 10:43 am

The gigantic, eye-catching blue and yellow tents adjacent to the Santa Monica Pier for tonight’s debut of Cirque de Soleil’s “Totem” stand boldly and have caught the eye of many a passerby.

The format of the 2014 Twilight Concert Series will be changed to reduce the size of crowds.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Pier, Twilight Concert Series

Santa Monica City Council Makes Safety-Inspired Changes To Twilight Concert Series

Posted Jan. 17, 2014, 10:42 am

Changes are in store for the Twilight Concert Series (TCS) courtesy of a one-year pilot program unanimously approved Tuesday night by the Santa Monica City Council.

Megan Rippey, Sol Mason, Paul Sand and Shay Astar in the hit “Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel.”

News, Theater, Santa Monica, Pier

Extension Postponed For "Kurt Weill At The Cuttlefish Hotel" At Santa Monica Pier

Posted Jan. 16, 2014, 7:56 am

The extension of “Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel” at the brand-new West End Theatre on the Santa Monica Pier has been postponed until an as-yet undecided date.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier, Ocean

Celebrate California Underwater Park Day Saturday At Pier Aquarium

Posted Jan. 15, 2014, 9:00 am

California will celebrate the 6th annual Underwater Parks Day this Saturday, Jan. 18 with a series of events along the coast, including one celebration in Santa Monica.

Editor-In-Chief Brenton Garen discusses Cirque du Soleil's show "Totem" that opens this Friday, Jan. 17 at the Santa Monica Pier.

Santa Monica, Pier, In The Chair

In The Chair With Brenton Garen: Cirque Du Soleil Performer Sarah Tessier

Posted Jan. 15, 2014, 8:33 am

In this week's episode of "In The Chair," Santa Monica Mirror Editor-In-Chief Brenton Garen interviews Cirque du Soleil "Totem" performer Sarah Tessier about the opening of the show at the Santa Monica Pier this Friday, Jan. 17.

The format of the 2014 Twilight Concert Series will be discussed at City Council this Tuesday night.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Pier, Twilight Concert Series

Santa Monica City Council May Alter Format Of 2014 Twilight Concert Series

Posted Jan. 13, 2014, 9:25 am

The beginning of any new year is ripe for resolutions and commitments to make change. In the spirit of 2014’s arrival, the Santa Monica City Council might resolve to alter the format of the ever so popular Twilight Concert Series (TCS).

Workers raised the poles to Cirque du Soleil's big top tent on Thursday. Shows begin next Friday, Jan. 17.

News, Theater, Santa Monica, Pier

Cirque Du Soleil Pitches Big Top Tent In Santa Monica For New Traveling Show "Totem"

Posted Jan. 10, 2014, 8:52 am

A team of more than 60 men and women pushed more than 100 supporting poles Thursday afternoon to raise the roof of Cirque du Soleil's blue-and-yellow big top tent.

Ristorante Al Mare is a three-story restaurant features a rooftop deck with full bar, second floor balcony terraces and a private dining room, as well as first floor exterior decks overlooking the Santa Monica Pier boardwalk and beaches.

Dining, Santa Monica, Pier

Ristorante Al Mare Brings Italian Flair To The Santa Monica Pier

Posted Dec. 26, 2013, 8:49 am

After many years in the making, there’s a new restaurant in town now open on the Santa Monica Pier – Ristorante Al Mare.

Jerry Rubin (center) celebrated his 70th birthday with a “Save Chain Reaction” benefit party at Rusty’s Surf Ranch.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

More Than $4,000 Raised At Jerry Rubin Birthday Benefit For "Chain Reaction"

Posted Dec. 21, 2013, 9:16 am

Santa Monica peace activist Jerry Rubin celebrated his 70th birthday Dec. 11 at Rusty’s Surf Ranch on the Santa Monica Pier.

Celebrate Jerry Rubin's 70th Birthday today from 6-11 pm at Rusty's Surf Ranch.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Jerry Rubin Still Rockin’ For Peace On 70th Birthday

Posted Dec. 11, 2013, 9:37 am

A 70th birthday celebration will be held for Jerry 'Peace Activist' Rubin today, Dec. 11 from 7 pm to 11 pm at Rusty's Surf Ranch on The Santa Monica Pier.

A rendering of what Plan No. 4 could look like for the new Santa Monica Pier Bridge. The City Council looked at four ideas at last week’s council meeting.

News, Santa Monica, Pier

Access A Key Issue For Santa Monica Pier Bridge Replacement

Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:58 am

If you stroll enough from the corner of Ocean Avenue and Colorado to Pacific Park or one of the restaurants on the Santa Monica Pier, you are likely to develop a pair of very strong calves. However, the walk from the street down to pier may no longer be as steep as the City Council begins providing input on the Pier Bridge Replacement Project.

Sol Mason, Megan Rippey, Shay Astar, and Paul Sand in 'Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel,' which opens Dec. 6at the new West End Theatre at the end of the Santa Monica Pier.

Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica, Pier

West End Theatre Opens Tonight On The Santa Monica Pier

Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:31 am

The echoes of Kurt Weill’s dark footsteps on the Santa Monica pier will be heard on the historic seaside structure. Tony Award-winning actor/director Paul Sand's limited-run show at the new West End Theatre transforms an enclosed observation deck at the end of the Santa Monica pier into what will be a cabaret-style performing space.

Editor-In-Chief Brenton Garen discusses thew new West End Theatre on the Santa Monica Pier with founder Paul Sand.

News, Santa Monica, Pier, In The Chair

In The Chair With Brenton Garen: West End Theatre Founder Paul Sand

Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 8:53 am

In this week's episode of "In The Chair," Santa Monica Mirror Editor-In-Chief Brenton Garen interviews West End Theatre founder Paul Sand about his first production that opens Friday night on the Santa Monica Pier.

Sol Mason, Megan Rippey, Shay Astar, and Paul Sand in 'Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel,' which opens Dec. 6at the new West End Theatre at the end of the Santa Monica Pier.

News, Theater, Santa Monica, Pier

West End Theatre To Open On The Santa Monica Pier

Posted Nov. 19, 2013, 7:52 am

If you’ve ever wanted to experience Berlin in the 1930’s, Tony-award winning veteran actor Paul Sand will provide an opportunity, beginning Friday, Dec. 6, with his unique cabaret production, “Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel” at the newly inaugurated West End Theater at the end of the Santa Monica Pier.

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