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January 2013
$15

Tracy Newman presents: An intimate Evening with Richard Goldman

January 9, 2013 @ 8:00 PM - December 31, 2013 @ 10:00 PM
The Talking Stick,
1411C Lincoln Blvd., Venice, CA 90291 United States
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Singer/songwriter Tracy Newman will present “An Intimate Evening with Richard Goldman.”  The evening will include original songs written by Goldman from his albums “Cows N’ Girls” and “Dreadful Sorrow,” as well as stories and questions from Newman about Goldman’s career and songwriting process.  Goldman is also an accomplished copywriter who is responsible for some well-known taglines on movie posters.   You can check out his work at http://yout.be/t2rplNTKvXQ.  Newman is former TV writer/producer who has garnered an Emmy and Peabody Award…

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February 2013
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Stuart Little

February 15, 2013 @ 11:00 AM - August 14, 2013 @ 2:05 PM
The Broad Stage,
1310 11th St. SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 United States

Dallas Theatre Company’s Stuart Little Ages 5+ Stuart Little tells the surprising story of a most unusual mouse who happens to be born into an ordinary New York family. All the charm, wisdom, and joy of E. B. White’s classic novel are brought to life as the mild-mannered Stuart learns to survive in his super-sized world of humans and discovers the true meaning of family, loyalty, and friendship. Performances are followed by a half-hour fun festival with fresh cookies and…

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March 2013
$15

Beethoven, Bagels & Banter

March 2, 2013 @ 11:00 AM - August 14, 2013 @ 1:00 PM
The Broad Stage,
1310 11th St. SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 United States

Beethoven, Bagels & Banter Robert Davidovici, Violin Ilya Itin, Piano Ron Leonard, Cello This Sunday morning Music salon promises to be tasty for both the ear and the palate. Enjoy world class chamber music curated by renowned violinist Robert Davidovici in an intimate salon setting. Following the hour long concert enjoy bagels and banter with the musicians.This series made possible by a generous gift from Barbara Herman. Classical and Opera Series at The Broad Stage are made possible by a…

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Kurt Elling

March 19, 2013 @ 7:30 PM - August 14, 2013 @ 9:00 PM
The Broad Stage,
1310 11th St. SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 United States

Kurt Elling 1619 Broadway The Brill Building Project Here’s something to get jazzed up about. Grammy Award-winner, Kurt Elling is throwing a party at the Brill Building – and you’re invited. Throughout his career, “The standout male vocalist of our time,” (The New York Times) has worked to expand the jazz repertoire. And now, his intrepid jazz explorations have been inspired by the fabled Manhattan Brill Building where three generations of American masterpieces were born. Join the party of piano, guitar, bass…

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May 2013
Free

THE GALLERY AT THE ARCHER SCHOOL FOR GIRLS PRESENTS THE ANNUAL STUDENT ART SHOW MAY 23RD THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1st

May 23, 2013 @ 8:00 PM - September 1, 2013 @ 3:00 PM
The Gallery at The Archer School for Girls,
11725 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States

WHAT:                          A collection of artwork by students in 9th – 12th grades that includes painting, drawing ceramics, printmaking, photography and digital will be on exhibit. The end of the school year culminates with an opportunity for Archer student artists to display their work in a professional setting. Guest jurors Soshanna Wayne (Shoshanna Wayne gallery) and Patti Marcus, former director of The Gallery at The Archer School for Girls will be awarding first, second and third place awards. Additionally,…

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$30-$34

Ionescopade, A Musical Vaudeville

May 31, 2013 @ 8:00 PM - August 11, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
The Odyssey Theatre,
2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States

Taken from the plays, playlets and poetry of “Theatre of the Absurd” playwright Eugène Ionesco (Rhinoceros, The Bald Soprano, Exit the King), Ionescopade is a zany musical vaudeville featuring mime, farce and parody – all hilariously balanced on the edge of madness. Composer/lyricist Mildred Kayden was Ionesco’s guest in his Paris apartment while creating the work, and they remained friends until his death in 1994. “Ionesco was always very loving and warm,” says Kayden, now 90. “He always insisted that…

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June 2013
Free

Vilebrequin Beach Volleyball Games

June 1, 2013 @ 12:00 AM - September 7, 2013 @ 12:00 AM
Fairmount Miramar Hotel and Bungalows,
101 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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What: Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is bringing Saint-Tropez style to Santa Monica as they team up with iconic Côte d’Azur swimwear company Vilebrequin. Guests and locals alike can get ready to bump, set and spike en vogue at the new Vilebrequin Beach Volleyball Games. The fun and fashion doesn’t stop there, as  each winning player will receive exclusive Vilebrequin prizes, including a pair of the brand’s favorite swim trunks for men and sought-after pareos for women. Participating players are…

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FREE

Kids and Teens Can “Dig into Reading” This Summer at the Library

June 8, 2013 @ 10:00 AM - August 17, 2013 @ 5:30 PM
Santa Monica Public Library,
601 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States

Babies, kids and teens can uncover exciting stories and fascinating facts this summer at the Santa Monica Public Library while earning prizes for the amount of time they spend reading (or being read to)!  This year’s summer reading program encourages kids and teens to delve into their imaginations with the themes Dig Into Reading  for children, and Beneath the Surface  for teens.  Beginning Saturday, June 8, kids, teens, and parents of babies can sign up at the Main Library, 601…

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$525 for the 2-week session; $725 for the 3-week session

ADVENTURES IN ACTING! SUMMER THEATRE CAMP for Kids 7-12

June 17, 2013 @ 9:00 AM - August 9, 2013 @ 3:00 PM
Santa Monica Playhouse,
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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“One of the best in the country!” raves Daily Variety – a spectacular all-day theatre camp where young people make friends, expand their imagination and have fun as they act, sing, dance, play theatre games, and work with costumes and make-up, lighting and sound, sets and props, to help create an awesome fully staged original musical production written just for them. The extremely popular Summer Theatre Camp Play Production Adventure at Santa Monica Playhouse, now celebrating its 53rd anniversary, offers…

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$345 for the 2-week session; $495 for the 3-week session

Early Stages Create-a-Play Summer Theatre Camp for Kids 4 to 6

June 17, 2013 @ 9:00 AM - August 9, 2013 @ 3:00 PM
Santa Monica Playhouse,
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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“She LOVES the class! Thank you for being so much fun and professional!” raves workshop mom L. Forkin. “I could see so much joy and happiness in my daughter’s eyes and she told me ‘Mommy, I can’t stop smiling cheek to cheek!’ ” exclaims B. Alvarez. Acting! Singing! Dance! Crafts! Make-up! Costumes! and a live performance on stage highlight these fun and exciting theatre workshop for kids 4 to 6. This internationally acclaimed Santa Monica Playhouse program offers a one-of-a-kind…

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$595 for the 2-week session; $725 for the 3-week session

ACTING FOR TEENS SUMMER PERFORMANCE CAMP

June 17, 2013 @ 9:00 AM - August 9, 2013 @ 3:00 PM
Santa Monica Playhouse,
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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“One of the best in the country!” hails Variety. “Thank you for changing my life!” says eight-year Playhouse veteran S. Jimenez. Feel the excitement when your teens plunge into the specially-designed Santa Monica Playhouse summer Teen Performance Camp program, unleashing their creativity as they study with theatre professionals in a supportive and dynamic atmosphere to create an original play based on the world they live in. Through the renowned Playhouse method, members learn to build a trusting ensemble and create…

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July 2013
Free

Robin Mitchell “Moment to Moment” & Terry O’Shea “Serious Candy”

July 13, 2013 @ 4:00 PM - August 31, 2013 @ 5:30 PM
Craig Krull Gallery,
2525 Michigan Avenue, Building B3 Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States

July 13 – August 31, 2013 Reception: July 13, 4 – 6pm Gallery hours: Tues-Fri, 10am-5:30pm, Sat 11am-5:30pm Robin Mitchell’s exhibition of recent gouache paintings, entitled Moment to Moment, continues a line of visual thinking that has progressed through her previous three exhibitions at Craig Krull Gallery.  In Code Paintings, her first exhibit with the gallery in 2007, Mitchell composed intricate arrangements of small marks and brushstrokes that were suggestive of landscapes and architectural cross sections. In her next two…

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$125 for the summer six-week session

INSIDE/OUTSIDE: Acting for Camera and Stage Summer Kids and Teens Program

July 15, 2013 @ 4:00 PM - August 19, 2013 @ 6:30 PM
Santa Monica Playhouse,
1211 4th Street s, CA 90401 United States
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“She got the part at Disney and it’s all because of you!” says workshop mom and former Armani model Christina Silvers. Want to ace the screen test, get the part in the school musical, be called back for the commercial, see yourself on camera? Want to make new friends, gain self-confidence and develop independent thinking? “It’s exciting to see theatre skills help young people blossom as creators and artists whether or not they have professional career intent,” says Playhouse Co-Artistic…

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Tuition is $200 for a six-week session

Actors’ Workshop Summer Session – For the Actor In Us All

July 15, 2013 @ 7:00 PM - August 19, 2013 @ 10:00 PM
Santa Monica Playhouse,
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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“You make magic!” Connie Stevens tells director Chris DeCarlo, and you’ll find out why after only one 6-week session of Actors’ Workshop as you conquer the critic within, overcome competition fear, and have fun discovering your artist’s voice while unleashing your creative self in a unique theatre experience that gives you new insights into use of theatre to enhance communication, explore inter-personal relationships and manage the challenges of daily living. Now celebrating its 53rd anniversary, Actors’ Workshop at Santa Monica…

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$25

El Grande de Coca Cola

July 19, 2013 @ 8:00 PM - August 31, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
Ruskin Group Theatre,
3000 Airport Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States

The New York hit comedy is now set to be the Los Angeles hit redux, from the company that launched the World Premiere and eight glorious months of Sideways The Play (now at La Jolla Playhouse), and Paradise – A Divine Bluegrass Musical Comedy. EL GRANDE DE COCA-COLA is an extravaganza of timeless humor, in five languages you never knew you could speak. Set in the nightclub of a small backwater town, somewhere South of the Border. Pepe Hernandez (Señor…

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$12.50 general admission; $10.50 for kids 12 and under

ACTUALLY! Hansel & Gretel, The Little Mermaid and Kamikakushi All Rolled Into One!

July 20, 2013 @ 3:00 PM - September 29, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
Santa Monica Playhouse - The Other Space,
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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“You won’t find more professional theater—for children or adults—anywhere,” raves LA PARENT and continues, “lyricist-composer Evelyn Rudie and co-scripter Chris DeCarlo consistently create the brightest, most intelligent – not to mention goofiest – family theatre in town.” Ever wondered what actually happened with Hansel and Gretel in that candy house? What really took place between the Little Mermaid and the Handsome Prince under the sea? And what does “Kamikakushi (gasp!)” really mean? Wonder no more, as Chris DeCarlo and Evelyn…

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$29 - $34

Open House

July 20, 2013 @ 8:00 PM - August 25, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
The Skylight Theatre Complex,
1816 1/2 N. Vermont Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Two lonely souls meet in a place where nothing is quite as it appears. Shem Bitterman’s compelling World Premiere Open House tells the story of a hotshot real estate salesman who has an overpriced house he needs to unload and a seductive, mysterious woman seems to be his best bet. It’s all in the sale. Itʼs holiday time in the California home buying season, traditionally a slow time when most potential home-buyers are out seeing movies, shopping, eating out or…

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Free

Call for Musicians!!! Unfrozen Music-Architects in Concert

July 22, 2013 - August 26, 2013
Shimahara Illustration,
2601 Ocean Park Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Unfrozen Music: Architects in Concert Shimahara Illustration, an architectural illustration and animation studio located in Santa Monica, CA, is hosting our 5th annual Unfrozen Music Concert featuring a collection of musicians from the architectural community! We are currently accepting applications from musicians who work within the architectural industry who would like to perform in the Unfrozen Music Concert. Please forward a sample of your performance and musical talent to Celeste Bliven at cbliven@shimahara.net Celeste Bliven Shimahara Illustration 2601 Ocean Park…

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August 2013
$85.00

Healthy Cooking Workshops

August 3, 2013 @ 11:00 AM - August 10, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
Studio Mungen,
Santa Monica , CA 90405 United States

Inflammation is the cause of nearly every ailment, from a common headache and allergies to more serious conditions and illnesses like arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, IBS and IBD. It can leave you feeling lethargic, stressed out and run-down. Join Natural Foods Chef Christine Oppenheim for a two part hands-on cooking class series. Foods to Fight Inflammation. Prepare and enjoy delicious, healthy, plant-based dishes made with whole food, organic ingredients. Discover new cooking skills, techniques and confidence to create flavorful food.…

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$25 general admission; $22.50 students, senior, teachers, members of the military; $17.50 groups of 8 or more; $15 for ages 15 and under

ADULTS, KEEP OUT – A MERRY MUSICAL FOR ADULTS ONLY (and some kids)

August 3, 2013 @ 7:00 PM - September 29, 2013 @ 4:30 PM
Santa Monica Playhouse - The Other Space,
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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“An exceptional mix of smart, entertaining wordplay, well-crafted songs and tight staging. An unusually clever musical fantasy!” exclaims LA TIMES. Don’t let the title mislead. ADULTS, KEEP OUT! is “A fantastical musical adventure about the child in all of us and the innocence lost when we let that child fade away,” (Palisadian Post), filled with intrigue, adventure, romance, political satire, and liberal doses of humor, whose timeless message will resonate deeply with those who have already embraced adulthood, and will…

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free

Jazz on the Lawn

August 4, 2013 @ 5:00 PM - August 25, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
Stewart Street Park,
1836 Stewart St. Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States
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Santa Monica Cultural Affairs presents the 8th annual Jazz on the Lawn summer concert series. Bring a picnic, blanket, beach chair, and family and friends of all ages for a sampling of free jazz each Sunday in August. From classic and Latin to world and New Orleans, each week features a style of jazz that will get you moving and grooving! Enjoy a different frozen treat weekly including gelato from Tango Mango, natural ice pops from Popshop, organic ice cream and…

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$7 weekend pass

Santa Barbara Gem Faire

August 9, 2013 - August 11, 2013
Earl Warren Showgrounds,
3400 Calle Real Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States

Aug. 9-11, 2013, Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara. Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, silver, rocks, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Nearly 100 exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair while you shop. Free hourly door prize drawings. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com.

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Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament

August 9, 2013 @ 8:00 AM - August 11, 2013 @ 5:00 PM
L.A. LIVE,
800 W. Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
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The Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament presented by NBC4 Southern California returns to the streets of Downtown Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on August 9th through the 11th. As the largest 3ON3 basketball tournament in Southern California, Nike 3ON3 is home to every kind of “baller” there is: short, tall, college standout, rec league champion, intramural player, gym rat, AAU or YMCA participant. Even if you haven’t touched a ball in years, we still want you to play! This fun-filled weekend…

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Free

Take a Real Lunch with Sargento Cheese

August 9, 2013 @ 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
California Plaza,
350 S Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States

Sargento wants to encourage Americans to “Take a Real Lunch” to refuel their minds and bodies with natural, fresh-tasting ingredients. Visit California Plaza in downtown Los Angeles on August 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to sample handcrafted sandwiches made with Sargento Natural Sliced Cheese, receive product coupons and experience firsthand the benefits of taking a real lunch!

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Free

Free Financial Literacy Workshop for Youth

August 10, 2013 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
SCE Federal Credit Union,
12701 Schabarum Ave. Irwindale, CA 91706 United States

The Center for Financial Empowerment will host “Money Motivation for Youth” a 90-minute personal finance workshop to help educate local teenagers about the importance of money management. The free workshop is open to the public. The Workshop includes: Learning about setting a saving and spending plan to help establish life’s priorities Learning about what smart money habits will provide future financial success   To register, please visit www.centerforfinancialempowerment.org or www.scefcufoundation.org

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Free

Mr. Men Little Miss Go to Hollywood for their official U.S. re-launch at RON ROBINSON Fred Segal

August 10, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
RON ROBINSON Fred Segal,
8118 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046 United States

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$20.00

Mandala Workshop

August 11, 2013 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
YWCA Santa Monica/Westside,
2019 14th Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Every Second Sunday of the month! This workshop will take place at the YWCA Community Room The word mandala comes from the Hindu language of Sanskrit and simply means “circle.” In this 2-hour workshop, learn the art of creating your personal, freestyle mandala using colored pencils, collage and crayons. Mandalas have been used throughout history and in many cultures as a vehicle to promote meditation, healing, self-awareness and to tap into the unconscious. Art experience not required. Supplies will be…

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Free

Timothy Howard Closes Out Summer Organ Concert Series

August 11, 2013 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Westwood United Methodist Church,
10497 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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The Sunday afternoon concerts feature the church’s Shaffer Memorial Organ, one of the most remarkable instruments of its kind.  The next program will be presented Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 3 p.m. by Timothy Howard. Timothy Howard’s recitals and collaborative appearances have been hailed as “precision-cut” and filled with “superb grace and élan” (The Orange County Register). He is featured regularly on American Guild of Organists (AGO) chapter and church recital series, and 2013 marks his eighth season as principal…

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$15.00

Fly Fishing Film Tour – F3T

August 11, 2013 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Art Theatre,
2025 E 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90814 United States
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The Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) is back in Long Beach! On Sunday, August 11th doors will open at 4:00pm at Art Theatre with films starting at 4:30pm.  Tickets cost $15.00 online and $20.00 at the door. BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE – https://getstokedtour.webconnex.com/F3T2013 For more information about the theater, tour & films, With visits to Alaska, Tusheti Georgia, Thailand & stops here across the mainland USA, The Fly Fishing Film Tour features films from all your favorite anglers. Get in…

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Free

Santa Monican poet & actress (Chocolat) Helene Cardona reads at the Annenberg Beach House

August 13, 2013 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Annenberg Community Beach House,
415 Pacific Coast Highway Santa Monica,, CA 90402 United States
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Santa Monican poet and actress (Chocolat) Hélène Cardona reads from her new bilingual collection Dreaming My Animal Selves / Le Songe de mes Âmes Animales (Salmon Poetry, 2013) at the Annenberg Beach House. It is an intriguingly surreal journey through myth, legend, fantasy, and more – all guided by a shape-shifting narrator searching far and wide for cosmic unity. The event is free and it will be followed by a book signing! With Kate Durbin and Eric Morago. Moderated by Brendan Constatine and sponsored by…

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Free

University of Santa Monica Information Evening

August 13, 2013 @ 7:15 PM - 9:30 PM
University of Santa Monica,
2107 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90403 United States

Through the Principles and Practices of Spiritual Psychology, the University of Santa Monica is uniquely qualified as an institute of higher learning to provide its students with opportunities for personal and professional transformation and equip them to make a meaningful contribution in their world. Transform Your Consciousness, Transform Your Life, Transform Your World USM Information Evening—You Are Invited! The evening includes opportunities for: LEARNING how USM’s curriculum assists people in enhancing their Spiritual Awareness and in making a meaningful contribution…

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Polar Obsession: Photography from the Ends of the Earth

August 14, 2013 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Broad Stage,
1310 11th St. SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 United States

National Geographic Live Polar Obsession: Photography from the Ends of the Earth Paul Nicklen – Wildlife Photojournalist  As a photojournalist working in some of the world’s most remote environments, Paul Nicklen faces incredible hardships in pursuit of powerful, close-up images of iconic wildlife. His early years on Canada’s Baffin Island, spent growing up alongside the Inuit, taught Nicklen an intense love of nature, an understanding of harsh, icy ecosystems, and survival skills essential to his work.Nicklen’s book Polar Obsession, a retrospective…

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Kitka: Exquisite and Unusual Harmonies of Eastern Europe and Beyond

August 14, 2013 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Broad Stage,
1310 11th St. SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 United States

You won’t believe your ears, because your ears have never heard anything like Kitka. This female a capella vocal ensemble is inspired by traditional songs and vocal techniques from Eastern Europe, their joyful voices uniquely blending in exquisite dissonance and harmony. From ancient village duets to contemporary choral works, Kitka’s program is an ear-bending experience of exotic, elegant, eerie voices and hauntingly beautiful melodies that the Los Angeles Times calls, “A brilliant musical program…all of it performed with accuracy and flair.”

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$10.00

Divorce Support – Heal the “Ever-after Shock” of Divorce

August 14, 2013 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
YWCA Santa Monica/Westside,
2019 14th Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at the YWCA Auditorium Brought to you by The YWCA Women’s Partnership When a marriage ends “Ever-after Shock” sets in and it becomes hard to know which end is up. This psycho-educational workshop will give you everything you need to transition through your divorce in a healthy, adaptive way. You will learn new skills and the essential do’s and don’ts of divorce. Education, awareness and self-understanding are the keys to letting go, and moving…

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Free

Author Talks about Attending Emeritus College Acting Class with Her Father When Both Were Seniors

August 14, 2013 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Santa Monica Library,
601 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States

Author, Lee Gale Gruen, will present an author talk/book signing at Santa Monica Library about her recently published memoir:  Adventures with Dad: A Father and Daughter’s Journey Through a Senior Acting Class.  The book is a heartwarming, poignant, true story about when the author, after retiring from her career as a probation officer, took a senior acting class with her father at Emeritus College, starting when she was 60 and he was 85.  They attended for 3 years and bonded…

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Interpreti Veneziani

August 14, 2013 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Broad Stage,
1310 11th St. SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 United States

Some may say the Baroque music of the 17th and 18th century are museum pieces. But if you really want to break the frame you have to see it performed with the youthful Italian brio of Interpreti Veneziani. Based in Venice, these nine rambunctious musicians joyously choose panache over precision with raw passion and displays of emotion that will make Vivaldi, Pachelbel, Corelli and Paganini yell, “Bravo” from the beyond. Classical and Opera Series at The Broad Stage are made…

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SHINE: Bright stories of positive change

August 15, 2013 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
YWCA Westide/Santa Monica,
2019 14th Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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The first time you fell in love, drove a car, broke the law, got a job: How did it change your world?  “First Times” is the theme at the next SHINE storytelling event.   SHINE is a monthly storytelling series featuring professionals and amateurs coming together on the third Thursday of every month to share inspiring true stories.  Participants and audience members enjoy a relaxed community atmosphere, powerful and entertaining stories, refreshments, mingling, and live music.   Music in August…

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Free

Farasha Boutique Hosts Pop-Up Shop at Hotel Casa del Mar

August 17, 2013 @ 11:00 AM - August 25, 2013 @ 5:00 PM
Hotel Casa del Mar,
1910 Ocean Way Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States

Farasha Boutique is hosting a pop-up shop featuring local and international designers including Krysia Reneau Jewelry, Again Clothing, Jia Collection, Sierra Stone Jewelry, and Adolfo Sanchez. Prices range from $40 to $850 and the pop-up is open to all visitors. The pop-up will be open August 17th and 18th as well as August 24th and 25th.

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Free

Tour da Arts, vol. 5

August 18, 2013 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Santa Monica Museum of Art ,
2525 Michigan Avenue, G-1 Santa Monica , CA 90404 United States

Beat the pump, cycle the town, and enjoy Santa Monica’s sights and sounds at the Santa Monica Museum of Art’s fifth annual Tour da Arts. Enjoy the creative side of bicycle culture with a festival and ride filled with music, dance, and art. 11 am – 12 pm Meet at the Santa Monica Museum of Art for the Tour da Arts festival, exhibition tours, do-it-yourself bike tune-up training, bike advocacy booths, and tasty snacks! 12 – 5 pm Cultural bike…

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Adults: $10, Kids 12 and under FREE!

Drum Circle

August 18, 2013 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
YWCA Santa Monica/Westside,
2019 14th Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Come drum with us! Every 3rd Sunday of the month from 2 to 3pm. Stressed? Who isn’t?  So come and join us for our special Stress Reduction drum circle.  We will blend the sounds of chimes, gongs, bells, Native American flutes, and didgeridoos with our drumming to produce calming rhythms and vibrational healing.  Come prepared to be transported to an unparalleled feeling of calm and bliss.  If you have any instruments that you feel will complement this stress reduction drum…

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