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TO THE RESCUE

The Santa Monica Police DepartmentSanta Monica Fire Department and the Los Angeles County Lifeguards practice a pier diver rescue drill on Thursday, November 3, 2016.

Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 06:39PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

ICE at Santa Monica

ICE at Santa Monica opened today! Every holiday season, Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice skating to the beachside community and transforms the corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue into ICE at Santa Monica, a premier outdoor ice skating rink. The 8,000 square foot rink by the beach offers residents and visitors a little taste of winter without the bite.

A great location to celebrate the holidays, ICE at Santa Monica is the perfect place to hang out with friends and family, throw a party in a private event cabana, enjoy a first date or sign up for skate lessons. Join the fun and visit Downtown Santa Monica this season to experience ICE.
The cost to skate is $15 and includes skate rental.

Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday: 2:00pm - 10:00pm 
Friday: 2:00pm - Midnight 
Saturday: 11:00am - Midnight 
Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm

#‎ICEatSM‬ ICE at Santa Monica 10th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 06:38PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

All You Can Carry Pumpkin Patch

People carry pumpkins down a 25-foot runway during the 28th annual 'All You Can Carry Pumpkin Patch for $5.00' at the Santa Monica Farmers Market on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

Posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 02:30PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

MUSCLE BEACH

Retired Professional Wrestler Tony Rocco, 74, works out at the Santa Monica Muscle Beach on Friday, October 21, 2016. Rocco traveled the world wrestling professionally for 30 years. He works out everyday at Muscle Beach.

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 01:31PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

Japan American Kite Festival


Japan American Kite Festival - Images by Fabian Lewkowicz

Kites fly above Santa Monica Beach during the Japan American Kite Festival on Sunday, October 16, 2016.

Posted on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 02:20PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

Japan American Kite Festival 

Kites fly above Santa Monica Beach during the Japan American Kite Festival on Sunday, October 16, 2016.

Posted on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 02:17PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

Snorkel Dreams 

Guests explore Snorkel Dreams at the Annenberg Community Beach Houseon Friday, October 14, 2016. As a public art project, Snorkel Dreams explores the public pool as an unexpected place to engage with creative expression. The exhibit gives new meaning to the term immersive art, providing participants a heightened sense of engagement with both the artworks and each other. Pool guests will have the option to view the art from underwater, swimming above and around a variety of works, or can look down into the water through a viewer. This project marks the first time underwater art has been presented at the Annenberg Community Beach House.

The exhibit consists of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, video, photography, an architectural model and interactive elements optimized for subaquatic viewing. On display will be works from well-known and emerging artists, including Andrew Cannon, Jessica Cowley, Bob Dornberger, Emily Joyce, Alice Könitz, Candice Lin, Becca Lofchie, Johnston Marklee, Jennifer Moon & Laub, Paul Pescador, Jen Rochlin, Sune Woods, Kim Ye, Patricia Yossen, Mallen&Gray and Machine Project with Grace Eunchong.

Although the exhibit is designed for guest-participants swimming in the pool, the works can also be partly experienced from poolside or viewed from afar in the 4’ shallow end of the pool. The Beach House is equipped with a pool lift for visitors with mobility issues. Swimmers are encouraged to bring goggles and snorkel sets; some sets will be available to borrow onsite. Aside from the special allowance for snorkel use, all regular pool rules will be in effect. Lockers are available onsite.

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 07:21PM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

Opera at the Beach

LA Opera presents Opera at the Beach, a live broadcast sponsored by Los Angeles County and by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The season opener of "Macbeth" starring Placido Domingo, broadcast live in high-definition from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion to the big screen at the Santa Monica Pier tonight. #Macbeth #OperaAtTheBeach #LAO31

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 07:30AM by Registered CommenterFabian Lewkowicz | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint