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January 2013

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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August 2013


August 30, 2013 @ 8:00 PM - October 27, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
The Odyssey Theatre,
2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States
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Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company present an elegant, all-female classical production of Hamlet as revealed through women’s voices. Continuing the LAWSC tradition of upending our expectations of Shakespeare’s familiar texts by pricking our ears to listen anew to his masterful characters and plotting, the production evokes a politically dynamic, sexually provocative and spiritually awakened frame of reference. A highly accomplished cast of women is led by LAWSC founder/artistic director Lisa Wolpe in the title role, with…

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September 2013

Creative Spirit Unleashed: The Artist’s Way fused with Compassionate Creative Mentorship 

September 3, 2013 @ 7:15 PM - November 26, 2013 @ 9:15 PM
YWCA Santa Monica/Westside,
2019 14th Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Tuesday evenings, September 3 – November 26 (13 weeks), 7:15pm to 9:15pm YWCA Auditorium YWCA Santa Monica/Westside 2019 14th Street Santa Monica CA 90405 Brought to you by the YWCA Women’s Partnership and UCLArts and Healing. Are you feeding yourself the myth that you are “just not the creative type” or that it’s too late to explore your artistic interests? Tired of spinning your wheels and struggling in a rut? Do you crave supportive companions to walk with on the…

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Don Bachardy: Literary Figures; Stephen Aldrich: Intelligent Design; Ned Evans: Collages Illustrating the Book, “A Quiver For Lapsed Romantics”, By Rebecca Cox

September 7, 2013 @ 5:00 PM - October 12, 2013 @ 5:30 PM
Craig Krull Gallery,
Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Building B3 Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States
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Reception: Saturday, September 7, 5-7pm Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5:30pm, Saturday, 11am-5:30pm On Valentine’s Day 1953, LA native Don Bachardy (age 18) and internationally recognized British author Christopher Isherwood (age 48) began a relationship that would last thirty-three years, until Isherwood’s death in 1986.  A film about their life together, Chris & Don: A Love Story, was released in 2008. Their home in Santa Monica Canyon was a salon for the local artworld and a mecca for artists, writers and composers…

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WAVEFEST: Six-Week Short Play Festival

September 7, 2013 @ 7:00 PM - October 13, 2013 @ 10:30 PM
The Church in Ocean Park,
235 Hill Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States

Santa Monica Repertory Theater, the critically acclaimed Westside theater company, launches a new theater festival, WaveFest, September 7–October 13 at the Church in Ocean Park.   WaveFestwill be comprised of three “waves” of short plays over six weekends.  Centered on the theme “Go West,” the plays will explore many stories of the Westside and Southern California through the lens of history, neighborhood, cultural group, class status, age, myths, and the entertainment industry.    Plays will include pieces by contemporary Los…

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Ara Dymond: Famous, New York, Modernism Everywhere

September 13, 2013 @ 11:00 AM - November 16, 2013 @ 6:00 PM
Santa Monica Museum of Art ,
Bergamot Station G1, 2525 Michigan Avenue Santa Monica , CA 90404 United States

Ara Dymond: Famous, New York, Modernism Everywhere is the first museum exhibition in California by New York-based artist Ara Dymond. It is a mixed media installation, in which sculpture and video function as allegorical actors in a theatrical setting that explores the critical tensions between art and life. Opening reception: September 12, 2013 7-9 pm On view September 13 – November 16, 2013 https://smmoa.org/programs-and-exhibitions/ara-dymond-famous-new-york-modernism-everywhere/

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$20 - $10 for students and seniors

Romeo & Juliet and The Comedy of Errors in repertory

September 27, 2013 @ 8:00 PM - October 27, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
The Miles Memorial Playhouse,
1130 Lincoln blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90403 United States
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Colonials: An American Shakespeare Company presents William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet and The Comedy of Errors in Repertory at the Miles Memorial Playhouse September 26- October 27th.

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October 2013
495 for a 4-month sessionl financial assistance may be available

Acting for Theatre: Play Building & Musical Theatre workshops for ages 7 to 12! Every child is featured!

October 10, 2013 @ 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM http://smdp.com/event/acting-for-theatre-play-building-musical-theatre-workshops-for-ages-7-to-12-every-child-is-featured/all/
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Every week until January 23, 2014
Santa Monica Playhouse,
1211 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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“I am continuously impressed! The workshops and plays are structured so that every child can be successful!” raves educator B. Clough. Daily Variety calls it “One of the best in the country!” It’s the Santa Monica Playhouse Diversity-in-Education Conservatory Play Production Experience – a spectacular once-a-week theatre session where kids 7 to 12 make friends, expand their imagination and have fun as they act, sing, dance, play theatre games, improvise and work with costumes and make-up, sets and props, collaborating…

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$495 for a 4-month session

ACTING PERFORMANCE LAB FOR TEENS – now enrolling for Fall!

October 10, 2013 @ 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM http://smdp.com/event/acting-performance-lab-for-teens-now-enrolling-for-fall/all/
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Every week until February 1, 2014
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. The Teen Performance LAB is a specially designed workshop program for actors 12 to 17 where students plunge into the world of theatre and acting through a unique experience found only at Santa Monica Playhouse. Grandma Christella Cain raves, “You are proof that dreams and possibilities are endless when you believe in yourself.”  Members of the Teen Performance LAB work with theatre professionals in a supportive and dynamic atmosphere to create…

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Opening Reception – Wall Works: Black Holes

October 10, 2013 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Santa Monica Museum of Art,
2525 Michigan Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States

Laurel Broughton, the artist and designer behind Welcome Projects, transforms everyday objects into new products using doses of surrealism and surprise. For Wall Works: Black Holes, she collaborated with over 500 K-12 students to remake blank Tetra Pak milk cartons into artistic interpretations of black holes and outer space. Together, their artworks comprise a Milky Way-inspired installation in Bergamot Station’s G-Hallway.   On view October 10, 2013 – January 12, 2014

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