FIRST SAMOHI HOME & GARDEN TOUR IS SUNDAY

Share with othersTweet The inaugural Samohi Architectural Home and Garden Tour will be held on Sunday May 6, 2012, with a behind-the-scenes look at some truly distinctive residences in Santa Monica. The self-guided tour offers a rare opportunity for visitors to meet with homeowners, architects and landscape designers, and gain some perspective on unique designs for living and working. The tour is a fundraising event for the award-winning Santa Monica High School Orchestras... Read More

City Offers Technology Program To Samohi 2012 Graduates

Share with othersTweet The City of Santa Monica Information Systems, Community and Cultural Services, and Housing and Economic Development departments have collaborated to launch a new program to facilitate career opportunities in technology for Santa Monica young people. The program will also develop the city’s tech workforce for the growing number of tech companies launching in Santa Monica. The Youth Technology Program places 12 students in a week-long technology rotation... Read More

SM HIGH SCHOOL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TOURS WASHINGTON

Share with othersTweet Santa Monica High School’s award-winning Symphony Orchestra had a musically rich spring break tour of Washington, D.C. Highlights included clinics with members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Peabody Conservatory faculty, and a performance with ”The President’s Own” U.S. Marine String Quartet. Orchestra Director Joni Swenson is particularly proud of her 91 students for learning the entire Brahms Symphony No. 1, which she calls “a huge... Read More

SUMMER CLASSES AT AREA COLLEGES SLASHED

Share with othersTweet From “bad” to “very bad” is the conclusion of a study released today on the availability of summer classes at fifteen local community colleges. The survey, prepared by researchers at Santa Monica College, details how state budget cuts have caused local colleges to make cuts to their summer sessions. In Summer 2009, the drop in workload was 30 percent. In Summer 2010, the drop was 20 percent. In Summer 2011, the drop was 25 percent. This year, for... Read More

THE END TIMES ARE JUST THE BEGINNING

Share with othersTweet It was a day like any other. The sun was high. The air was sweet and warm. I had spent a couple of hours on the field at the L.A. Coliseum working with a producer on plans for a Cinco de Mayo celebration, and was driving north on Vermont Avenue. I turned the radio on and just as I sped from the on-ramp onto the 10 and headed west, an announcer came on the air and said that the Simi Valley jury had acquitted the Los Angeles cops who had been charged with... Read More

ESTHER McCOY READER IS PUBLISHED

Share with othersTweet East of Borneo is an online magazine of contemporary art, and its history, as seen from Los Angeles. It has just published its first book, PIECING TOGETHER LOS ANGELES: AN ESTHER McCOY READER, introduced and edited by Susan Morgan, and will launch it on Sunday, April 29, at For Your Art. It’s hard to imagine a more propitious moment. A new book publisher’s first book…written by one of Los Angeles’s most important writers…that brings together some... Read More

A VERITABLE ART STEW

Share with othersTweet Whip Flash 2012: First Nature Friday, April 27, 7-11pm WHIP FLASH is a one night only MOPLA (Month of Photography L.A.) event featuring women in photography. The event allows artists to sell their work and meet art lovers, art buyers and curators in person. The evening is a fun and exciting opportunity for aspiring and veteran collectors to acquire work. Stoli, Green Truck, Kogi, Avene, Klorane and a handful of local Santa Monica businesses sponsor WIP FLASH... Read More

MIRACLE PROJECT TO OPEN AT THE ODYSSEY SUNDAY

Share with othersTweet The Miracle Project, which features talented young people with special needs, follows its smash appearance at the Grove several months ago with two new plays at the Odyssey Theater in West L.A. this weekend. “Friendship Quest” will open Sunday, April 29, at noon, and repeat Monday, April 30 at 6 p.m. The play focuses on The Miracle News Network’s Game Show: “Friendship Quest,” and a group of colorful contestants who can’t seem to get the hang... Read More

SANTA MONICA’S FIRST BICYCLE CAMPUS NOW OPEN

Share with othersTweet The City of Santa Monica opened its first, and possibly only, “Bicycle Campus” on Earth Day, April 22. It’s “an off-street learning area for people of all ages and abilities to become confident about their riding skills.” It features a skills course where users can learn and practice bicycle riding, handling, and street skills with the aid of educational displays. The display boards are supported by a web-based bicycle education curriculum including... Read More

MAY 1st OCCUPY L.A.: 4 WINDS: PEOPLE’S POWER CAR & BIKE CARAVAN

Share with othersTweet On December 19, 2011, Occupy LA made the call for a General Strike in Los Angeles, issuing the following statement: “Occupy LA supports in principle a General Strike on May 1, 2012, for migrant rights, jobs for all, a moratorium on foreclosures, and peace -– and to recognize housing, education and health care as human. People from all sectors of the city will have a chance to plug in to the routes from any corner of the city, helping to shut down the... Read More

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