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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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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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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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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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$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
$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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