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THE SECRET SPACE

Interactive Performance Artist Lola Kelly listens to secrets at the Santa Monica Pier during SeaSaw Art Exhibition on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.

Artist Statement: As the old adage goes, we’re only as sick as our secrets. Many people carry the weight of something they feel they can’t say out loud and secrets grow heavier the longer they are kept, and the heavier the weight the better the relief when released. Catholics have confession booths, some of us have therapists but there’s a hierarchy and often a fear of judgement to those relationships. The Secret Space creates a place for two human beings to connect as equals, share and take a load off.
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Sea-Saw is an all-new art series featuring six genre-bending artists showcasing their bold, eclectic & interactive work.
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Sea-Saw takes place every Tues & Weds, Jul 24-Aug 29 at the West End of the Pier.

 

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 08:05PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

PRO/CON:Abolish ICE?

PRO/CON at the Pier - IMMIGRATION, Abolish ICE? Chris Newman, JD, Legal Director, National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) and Andrew Arthur, JD, Former Immigration Judge; Former Acting Chief of the INS National Security Law Division, debate whether to abolish Ice, at the Santa Monica Pier on Monday, August 27, 2018. The debate was moderated by Dawn Nakagawa, from The Berggruen Institute. PRO/CON is a non-partisan debate series designed to better inform public discourse on ballot measures and current issues. ProCon.org supplies experts from both sides of the issue and a neutral moderator to facilitate discussion and reinvigorate the art of critical thinking. #CivilDiscourse

Posted on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 08:18PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

WOMAN SHOT AT PIER

The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) is seeking the public’s assistance with any information or witnesses related to a shooting incident that occurred on today’s date, August 23, on the Santa Monica Pier.

This morning at about 6:04 AM, SMPD Harbor Guards were contacted and informed that a female on the west-end of the Santa Monica Pier required medical attention. When officers made contact with the female they determined that she had sustained a single gunshot wound to her upper leg area. The victim was uncooperative and provided little information regarding the circumstances of the incident. Initially the victim reported that an unknown Hispanic male, armed with a handgun, shot her. The victim also stated that the male was accompanied by a Hispanic female. Minimal information was provided about the details of the incident or suspect(s).

The victim was transported to a local hospital, treated and subsequently discharged. At the hospital, the victim declined to provide additional information.

Detectives will continue to pursue any and all possible leads. Anyone with information regarding today’s incident is encouraged to call Detective Richard Elias at (310) 458-8943, Sergeant Chris Skogh at (310) 458-8992 or the Santa Monica Police Department at (310) 458-8491.

 

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 06:24PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

The Portalists

The Portalists — Floating in Between Our Dreams. Performance Art, Dance, Music, Projection Mapping at the Santa Monica Pier on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Floating In Between Our Dreams is a performance that explores the liminal space between our current reality and the dreams we are manifesting. The Portalists perform their own mythology, in which they create a new ritual and symbology related to the tapestry of Los Angeles. Through this ritual, they bridge these dimensions, allowing safe passage from our tangible existence to fantasy

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:29PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

The Portalists

The Portalists — Floating in Between Our Dreams. Performance Art, Dance, Music, Projection Mapping at the Santa Monica Pier on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Floating In Between Our Dreams is a performance that explores the liminal space between our current reality and the dreams we are manifesting. The Portalists perform their own mythology, in which they create a new ritual and symbology related to the tapestry of Los Angeles. Through this ritual, they bridge these dimensions, allowing safe passage from our tangible existence to fantasy.

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 05:42AM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

Sincerely Marcus

@SincerelyMarcus performs at the Third Street Promenade on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Downtown Santa Monica

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 08:47PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

Nothing Twice

Artist Alex LeGolvan performs, "Nothing Twice" at the #SantaMonicaPier on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018. @AlexLeGolvan

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 08:44PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

Rapper Gauntlet

Rapper @Gauntlet7 types a rap and sings it for a customer at the Santa Monica Pier on Monday, August 13, 2018

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 07:50AM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint