The Santa Monica College Musical Theatre Workshop will present “Give My Regards to Broadway” Dec. 18-20. The production kicks off the final pre-holiday weekend with a musical theatre revue showcasing songs from the great hits of Broadway. The song and dance extravaganza will feature works from musicals by Sondheim, Gershwin, Lopez, Schoenberg, Kander, Schwartz, and other composers.
The workshop, a coproduction of the SMC Theatre Arts and Music departments, is directed by SMC Theatre Arts Department chair Perviz Sawoski, with music direction by SMC adjunct music instructor Gary Gray.
Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, in the Theatre Arts Studio Stage, located on the SMC main campus at 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. Late arrivals seated at management discretion. No video feed offered in lobby area.
Advance tickets are $10 plus a service charge, and can be purchased by going to www.smc.edu/studiostage or by calling (310) 434-4319 or (310) 434-3005 Monday through Friday. Tickets are $3 higher at the door. Parking is free on Friday evenings and weekends.
Call (310) 434-4319 or go to www.smc.edu/studiostage for more information.
Santa Monica College's 38th Annual Holiday Student Art Sale, featuring a wide range of works in various media, will be a three-day event again this year. The sale will be held Friday, Dec. 11, through Sunday, Dec. 13. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
The sale will be held at the Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, located at the SMC Performing Arts Center on Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street, Santa Monica. Ample free parking will be available.
The sale is a once-a-year opportunity to buy some truly unique works of art – including ceramics, blown glass, jewelry, prints, and more – and offers an excellent selection to satisfy both holiday and year-round gift needs.
Proceeds from the sale help support the SMC Art Department.
For more information about the Holiday Student Art Sale, please call (310) 434-4230.
The 7th Annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl returns for its 7th year on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 at 5 p.m. More than 30 local bars and restaurants from across the city will come together to raise money for those in need through a partnership with the Westside Food Bank. Last year, nearly 6,000 crawlers celebrated the season at the city's most cherished holiday event by filling the streets as joyous Santas, reindeer and elves. In the last six years, the Pub Crawl has raised nearly $100,000 for the Westside Food Bank for those in need during the holidays.
The SANTA Monica Pub Crawl features four unique routes including Wilshire Blvd., Main Street, The Pier and Third Street Promenade, all offering crawlers with wristbands food and drink specials such as $3 beers, $5 wells and $5 shots as part of the festivities. Tickets are $12 and are available at www.santamonicapubcrawl.com.
"Westside Food Bank is proud to be the beneficiary agency for the SANTA Monica Pub Crawl for the 7th year in a row," says Genevieve Riutort, Chief Development Officer for the Westside Food Bank. "The event has helped to raise awareness about the issue of hunger in our community while also giving people the opportunity to make a difference while having a great time. In the past five years, the SANTA Monica Pub Crawl has made it possible for Westside Food Bank to distribute about a quarter million more pounds of food for local families in need. That makes a huge impact, especially during the holidays."
SANTA Monica Pub Crawl participants are encouraged to dress in Santa/holiday attire so the streets of Santa Monica are filled with merry cheer. An Instagram contest (#SMPCSpirit) will award the crawler with the most impressive holiday gear with a special prize including gifts from a number of participating bars and restaurants. Groups of five or more can sign up their team to participate in the beloved Santa Scavenger Challenge scavenger hunt for more changes to win.
In order to participate, crawlers must follow three easy steps - choose a route, download the map and go to their official route starting location to collect their wristband. The pub crawl includes special offerings all night including $5 Stella drafts at participating locations. Other special offers include $3 slices at Joe's Pizza, $4 Bud Light draft beers at Rusty's Surf Ranch, $6 Chicken Quesadillas at Enterprise Fish Co., $5 Santa Monica Brew Works 310 beer and half price flatbreads at Del Frisco's Grille, buy one-get one soft-serve at Tasti D-Lite and more. The Official After Party will be held for an additional fee at Wokcano Santa Monica with food and drink specials, giveaways, DJs, dancing, photo booth and more fun holiday festivities.
The SANTA Monica Pub Crawl is a community event and encourages responsible drinking. Don't DRINK and DRIVE, and assign a designated driver at the beginning of the night or download Lyft and use code SMPC15 for $20 off the first ride. The Big Blue Bus will be selling unlimited bus passes for $4 on the pub crawl website. Additionally, Santa Monica Free Ride vehicles will be giving rides up and down each route and handing out Vita Coco Coconut Water for crawlers to hydrate along the way.
Crawlers can download the official "SM Pub Crawl" app for a complete list of bars, routes, specials, map, bus stops and updates, or visit the SMPC website at www.santamonicapubcrawl.com.
The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Department is pleased to present “M. Courage”Dec. 4-13 at the Theatre Arts Main Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica.
In this game of war – based on Bertolt Brecht’s “Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder”(“Mother Courage and Her Children”) – a true business woman who sells supplies, provisions, and liquor from her canteen wagon for a vigorous profit plays the armies on both sides of the conflict. To preserve her capitalistic spirit, she will pay a heavy price. The SMC production is directed by Terrin Adair.
Show times are 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec 4 and 11, and on Saturday, Dec. 5 and 12. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6, and on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12 and 13. A preview is scheduled at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3.
Advance tickets range from $12 to $15 ($8 for preview), plus a service charge, and can be purchased by going to www.smc.edu/mainstage or by calling (310) 434-4319 or (310) 434-3005 Monday through Friday. Tickets are $3 higher at the door. Parking is free on Friday evenings and weekends.
Photo by Judy Louff
ACME. (Los Angeles)
Alden Projects (New York)
Altman Siegel (San Francisco)
Christian Andersen (Copenhagen)*
Michael Benevento (Los Angeles)
Galerie Hervé Bize (Nancy)
Brennan & Griffin (New York)
Bureau (New York)*
Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago)
CANADA (New York)
Galerie Bernard Ceysson (Luxembourg/Paris)*
Cherry and Martin (Los Angeles)
China Art Objects Galleries (Los Angeles)
Cooper Cole (Toronto)*
Thomas Duncan Gallery (Los Angeles)
Anat Ebgi (Los Angeles)
Edel Assanti (London)
Evelyn Yard (London)*
Ever Gold Gallery (San Francisco)*
Feuer/Mesler (New York)*
fiebach, minninger (Cologne)*
Carl Freedman Gallery (London)
Gillmeier Rech (Berlin)*
Greene Exhibitions (Los Angeles)
Jack Hanley (New York)
Ibid. (London/Los Angeles)
Louis B. James (New York)
Galerie Kadel Willborn (Düsseldorf)*
Kayne Griffin Corcoran (Los Angeles)*
David Kordansky Gallery (Los Angeles)
Galerie Christian Lethert (Cologne)
Josh Lilley (London)
Gallery Luisotti (Santa Monica)
M+B (Los Angeles)
Michael Jon Gallery (Miami/Detroit)*
MOT International (London)*
Galerie Nagel Draxler (Berlin/Cologne)*
Neon Parc (Melbourne)
Neumeister Bar-Am (Berlin)*
Nicodim Gallery (Los Angeles/Bucharest)
Night Gallery (Los Angeles)
On Stellar Rays (New York)
One and J. Gallery (Seoul)
David Petersen Gallery (Minneapolis)*
The Pit (Glendale)
Clint Roenisch (Toronto)*
Marc Selwyn Fine Art (Los Angeles)
Tif Sigfrids (Los Angeles)
SMART OBJECTS (Los Angeles)*
STANDARD (OSLO) (Oslo)
Sutton Gallery (Melbourne)*
team (gallery, inc.) (New York/Los Angeles)
Rachel Uffner Gallery (New York)
Various Small Fires (Los Angeles)
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects (Los Angeles)
Workplace Gallery (Gateshead/London)
*Indicates first-time exhibitor
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