Posted Sep. 1, 2014, 9:17 am
The Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery is presenting “Sight Readings: A 35-Year Survey of Work by Roxanne Sexauer,” an exhibition of original works by the printmaker renowned in the contemporary printmaking community as an artist whose aesthetic of abstraction references nature. Sexauer’s work recognizes a long tradition built in the distinctive qualities and processes of hand-pulled prints.
Posted Aug. 28, 2014, 9:28 am
Being a transplanted born and bred New Yorker raised in the shadow of Broadway, I was quite excited and looking forward to “Broadway Under The Stars,” Chris Isaacson’s musical review with Jennifer Holliday headlining this first-class production which was presented at the jammed iconic John Anson Ford Amphitheatre.
Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 10:47 am
Urban Outfitters welcomes The Shoe for a musical performance this Friday, Aug. 22, from 5 pm to 8pm at 1440 Third Street Promenade.
Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:40 am
A fall quilting exhibition will feature the work of the Santa Monica Quilt Guild, along with two other Los Angeles-based quilt guilds, beginning this Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Los Angeles LDS Temple Visitors’ Center in West L.A.
Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:01 am
The Santa Monica Pier is in for a rare treat this Thursday, Aug. 21, as the Zombies take over the stage at the Twilight Concert Series.
Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:25 am
The Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica will hold its 6th Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament this Saturday evening, Aug. 23 at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:13 am
Once in a while, someone decides to revive an old chestnut. Sometimes it’s a waste of time and sometimes it’s fun to welcome an old theatrical friend.
Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 11:25 am
Los Angeles soulful singer Rory Partin will perform tonight at Typhoon in Santa Monica at 8 pm in advance of his new album release on Tuesday.
Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:32 am
The California Heritage Museum will present a new monthly community event starting this Tuesday called the Ocean Park Classic Car Night.
Posted Aug. 13, 2014, 3:10 pm
Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron’s fascination with the sea began as a youngster when he was inspired by “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau,” popular television specials that aired in the 1960s and 1970s.
Posted Aug. 13, 2014, 9:33 am
Want to see live sharks during Shark Week? Visit Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium to check out three species of sharks on exhibit and the marine center’s shark nursery.
Posted Aug. 10, 2014, 9:09 am
The Committee for Racial Justice (CRJ) will host a workshop entitled “Is there a debt owed to black America?” tonight, Aug. 10 at the Thelma Terry Building in Santa Monica's Virginia Avenue Park.
Posted Aug. 10, 2014, 8:47 am
The entertainment industry's seemingly never-ending awards season will be in the hands of teenagers tonight with the presentation of the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, honoring feats such as on-screen liplocks and hissy fits.
Posted Aug. 7, 2014, 9:01 am
Santa Monica Public Library’s Ocean Park Branch hosts local band The Bluebirds this Saturday, Aug. 9 from 2-4 pm on the Branch’s front lawn, 2601 Main Street.
Posted Aug. 7, 2014, 8:56 am
Santa Monica Place sizzles with the coolest beachside Summer Block Party that continues this weekend. The free event features a live concert, summer beauty tips and giveaways, tasty summertime treats, face painting, kids crafts, DJ beats, and a Smilebooth.
Posted Aug. 6, 2014, 9:22 am
“Quest for Flight” author Craig S. Harwood will provide a talk on the biography that he wrote about his great grand uncle, John J. Montgomery this Sunday, Aug. 10 beginning at 2 pm.
Posted Aug. 6, 2014, 9:08 am
Neil LaBute is a playwright who doesn’t shy away from theatrical blood letting. His play “In A Dark Dark House,” which is a guest production on stage at The Matrix, is yet another of LaBute’s fascinating, albeit painful, journeys into childhood trauma, memories of which are trapped in the subconscious or too painful to consciously revisit.
Posted Aug. 4, 2014, 9:28 am
Grumpy Cat, the feline with the famous frown, will make an appearance at Kitson at Santa Monica Place to promote her new book today, Aug. 4. The book, The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations by Grumpy Cat, is the follow-up to New York Times bestseller Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book.
Posted Aug. 3, 2014, 9:11 am
The annual Festival of the Chariots commences at 10 am today at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium and proceeds south on Main Street, with three ful...
Posted Aug. 2, 2014, 9:25 am
For those who seek the thrill of a local sporting event, Brentwood is gearing up for its annual Grand Prix this Sunday, Aug. 3. Bearing basic similarities to the famous Grand Prix de Paris and other international racing contests, the Brentwood Grand Prix is a community cycling competition with cash prizes and merchandise up for grabs.
Posted Aug. 1, 2014, 9:02 am
The smooth sounds of jazz is set to fill the air at Stewart Street Park every Sunday in August from 5-7 pm, beginning this weekend thanks to the return of the free Jazz on the Lawn series.
Posted Aug. 1, 2014, 8:59 am
Tonight, Aug. 1, Los Angeles artists Julienne Johnson and J.J. L’Heureux will take part in an opening reception for a new group show titled “Five Artist Show” at FABstudio in Santa Monica. Both artists have exhibited their work around the world, but admit they are looking forward to being featured in this Main Street gallery.
Posted Jul. 29, 2014, 10:07 am
Few tickets remain for one of summer’s premiere food and wine experiences – An Evening on the Beach at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica – that benefits St. Vincent Meals on Wheels of Los Angeles.
Posted Jul. 28, 2014, 9:38 am
Santa Monica resident and Emmy-Award winning playwright-producer, Peter Lefcourt, is the epitome of the local who doesn’t want to leave home even to go to work.
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.