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06/25/2019
AN EVENING OF POETRY WITH RED HEN PRESS

415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90402 626-406-1206 - Free - Join Red Hen Press for an evening of poetry readings featuring authors Hélène Cardona, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Dolores Hayden, and Tina Schumann. Red Hen lead designer Caitlin Sacks, who has desi ....

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06/06/2019 to 06/27/2019
LIVE MUSIC UNDER “LANTERNS OF LOVE”

395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401 7075879179 - Free - Santa Monica Place presents free live music every Thursday evening in June under “Lanterns of Love;” an overhead colored lantern installation that spans across Center Plaza in celebration of SaMo P ....

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06/27/2019
CONCRETE KISS LIVE!

1432 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, 90401 - - CONCRETE KISS brings you an intoxicating experience of music & dance dedicated to the badass women of Rock n Roll. This female-fronted rock band stars powerhouse singer/dancer Ashlee Williss, backed ....

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06/27/2019
MARCUS KUILAND-NAZARIO | MACHO STEREO EXHIBITION RECEPTION

1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, 90404 (310) 453-3711 - free - Marcus Kuiland-Nazario | MACHO STEREO
18th Street Arts Center | Atrium Gallery
Exhibition | June 1- July 26, 2019
Reception | Thursday, June 27 | 6-8 PM MACHO STEREO is a new body of work by Marcus ....


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06/28/2019
UNNECESSARY EVIL - STAND UP COMEDY

1323-A 3rd Street Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-451-0850 - $16 - Unnecessary Evil is an award winning Stand up comedy show (CBS Los Angeles & LA Weekly’s top 10 Stand Up Shows in Los Angeles) featuring 5 of the country's top comedians and always special guests! E ....

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06/28/2019
IRRECONCILABLE DIFFERENCES, 1984,

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members - Friday, June 28 – 7:30 PM CAST & CREW IN PERSON
IRRECONCILABLE DIFFERENCES, 1984, Paramount, 113 min. Dir. Charles Shyer. Caught between her movie director father ( ....


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06/28/2019
TAP TAKEOVER - $3 BEERS ALL DAY

1315 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica 90401 - - This month, we’re featuring local brewer, Golden Road! Join our recurring Tap Takeover series upstairs at The Gallery, the last Friday of every month, with $3 BEERS ALL DAY at Azulé Taqueria, STRFSH ....

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06/28/2019
CINEMA ON THE STREET: “LOVE, SIMON”

1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 7075879179 - Free - Enjoy a special outdoor screening of the award-winning film, “Love, Simon,” based on the novel “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” by Becky Albertalli. The teen comedy drama follows 17-year-old S ....

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06/28/2019 to 06/29/2019
BARAK BALLET PERFORMS IT’S JUNE CONCERT SERIES 'NEW REPERTOIRE'

1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 866-8019 - $40-75 - Barak Ballet stands out for its fresh appeal and dynamic dancing.. this weekend, June 28-29, there will be no shortage of either! New Repertoire features world premieres by three of today’s most acc ....

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06/28/2019 to 06/29/2019
HOUSE AQUATIC HAPPY HOUR POP-UPS

1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90401 7075879179 - $45, benefiting Heal the Bay; https://www.universe.com/events/happy-hour-agency-presents-house-of-aquarium-at-the-pier-tickets-santa-monica-KBF7LY?buttonColor=#e53a7c&buttonText=Get - In celebration of Santa Monica’s first ever Pride, the Santa Monica Pier is delighted to introduce Happy Hour Agency's House Aquatic, a colorful mash-up inspired by the childlike fantasy of “Pee-we ....

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06/29/2019
TRIPLE FEATURE: YOUR SISTER’S SISTER, 2011, HUMPDAY, 2009, & WE GO WAY BACK, 2006

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Saturday, June 29 – 7:30 PM LYNN SHELTON IN PERSON
Triple Feature: YOUR SISTER’S SISTER, 2011, IFC Films, 90 min. Dir. Lynn Shelton. A year after his brother Tom' ....


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06/01/2019 to 06/30/2019
MILES OF PRIDE

1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 7075879179 - Free - The world-famous Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Place and the iconic Santa Monica Pier will be lit up with all the colors of the rainbow throughout the month of June with the “Miles of Pride” ....

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06/01/2019 to 06/30/2019
COLORS OF PROGRESS

1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 7075879179 - Free - “Colors of Progress” is an art installation by artist Phil America, created in partnership with Tre Borden/Co and Downtown Santa Monica, Inc., that will present a visual oral history of the LGBTQ+ ....

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06/30/2019
DOUBLE FEATURE: OUTSIDE IN, 2017 & TOUCHY FEELY, 2013

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members - Sunday, June 30 – 7:30 PM LYNN SHELTON IN PERSON
Double Feature: OUTSIDE IN, 2017, The Orchard, 109 min. Dir. Lynn Shelton. Shot on location in Washington state, t ....


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06/15/2019 to 07/06/2019
SPECTRUM GESTALT 6

3009 Ocean Park Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 - N/A - Part curatorial, part installation Spectrum-Gestalt brings together over 80 artists’ works from a wide variety of genres and mediums, grouping them into an expansive spectrum of color. ....

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07/06/2019
THE RIP SHOW WITH KYLE EDWARDS

2430 Main Street 3104507819 - 0 - Essentia Santa Monica is proud to present the work of Kyle Edwards! Come enjoy this free art event! Refreshments, entertainment and you can even enter to win an Essentia Traveler Pillow! "This exhibi ....

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07/06/2019
EAT|SEE|HEAR OUTDOOR MOVIE: BEETLEJUICE

601 Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, 90405 4243878161 - $8-$21 - Eat|See|Hear, the original traveling outdoor cinema, returns Saturday, July 6th with a screening of Beetlejuice followed by movie screenings taking place every Saturday through the month of July. Gue ....

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05/24/2019 to 07/07/2019
TACOTOPIA

3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, 90401 3109209000 - Adults - 12 and Over: USD 30.0, Students And Kids - 4 - 11 Years: USD 20.0, Kids - 3 and Under: USD 0.0 - Tacotopia is a one of a kind, three-dimensional, immersive art exhibit dedicated to everyone's favorite past time, TACOS! The imaginative experience is fun for all ages, and for all the non-taco love ....

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07/11/2019
FREE ADMISSION DAY

1350 7th Street 3103952290 - Free - The Santa Monica History Museum offers free admission on the second Thursday of each month. Instead join us Thursday, July 11 for our next free admission day. Admission to the museum will be free fro ....

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07/14/2019
CANVAS TO CODE

1453 14th Street 3104509200 - $40 - It's back! Join us for the fourth edition of our Canvas to Code series-
We're diving under the sea as we teach you first how to paint your sea creature then animate it! 12-1pm painting at PAINT:LAB
1 ....


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07/20/2019
HANDS ON HISTORY

1350 7th Street 3103952290 - Free - Join us for an activity that will surely be fun and informative as we craft a confetti cannon. This Month’s theme will focus on past Firework celebrations in Santa Monica. Saturday, July 20, at 11 A ....

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07/23/2019 to 07/27/2019
"ATTACK OF THE 50FT. BOHEMIAN" ART EXHIBIT

3009 Ocean Park Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 906-4211 - Free - "Attack of the 50 ft. Bohemian" runs from Tuesday, July 23 to Saturday, July 27, 2019 at bG Gallery, 3009 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica CA 90405 310-315-3551/906-4211 http://www.santamonica.bgartdeal ....

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06/07/2019 to 07/31/2019
SALLY RIDE

1350 7th Street 3103952290 - Free - In honor of Pride Month Santa Monica History Museum pays tribute to Astronaut Sally Ride. On display in the Museum Lobby is a selection of photos and memorabilia highlighting her career and accomplis ....

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07/02/2019 to 08/02/2019
CHERRY BOOM BOOM: AMERICAN WOMAN: A ROCK N’ ROLL A GO-GO

1432 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90401 - $20-$25 - CHERRY BOOM BOOM back by popular demand is "stealing the spotlight" - LadyGunn Magazine. An electrifying Rock n’ Roll a Go-Go starring LA’s cream-of-the-crop dancers, specialty acts and one bawdy H ....

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06/21/2019 to 08/04/2019
DEATH OF A SALESMAN

3000 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 397-3244 - $25 - $35 - Rob Morrow stars in one of the greatest plays of the 20th Century, a Pulitzer Prize and Tony winner which stays strikingly relevant. Burdened by financial responsibilities and living on the edge of p ....

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08/25/2019
THE MAGICAL FAIRY ADVENTURE!

3101 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica 90405 818-324-6802 - $15.00 per person. Adult and Children's tickets are same price. - Come and join the fairies as they take you on a musical revue in this 2-person fairy show. A Faery Hunt will help you find the magic of imagination in this fun and gentle musical adventure that will ....

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06/10/2019 to 08/26/2019
MAGIC MONDAYS: NEW ILLUSIONS EVERY WEEK

1211 4th Street (310) 586-1166 - $40 - Spring into magic when Albie Selznick returns to the Santa Monica Playhouse with his trademark Magic Monday. Every Monday evening through the end of August will see a new and different lineup of worl ....

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06/17/2019 to 08/30/2019
SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS & TEENS

2437 Main Street 3103920815 - $545 - ACTING CLASSES FOR KIDS IN LA AND SUMMER CAMPS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS Filmmaking & Acting Camp
Ages 13 - 17 years Shoot, act in, and edit your own film while discovering how movies are made. Learn th ....


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05/24/2019 to 09/02/2019
TACOTOPIA - A LOS ANGELES EVENT

1254 3rd St, Santa Monica, 90401 (310) 920-9000 - $30 - Tacotopia is a larger than life playground presented by Cholula Hot Sauce, a hybrid amusement park and Taco Festival all rolled up into a funky, Tacotastic, immersive exhibit. The imaginative experie ....

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