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Events at a Glance

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 january - august 2015

     

        Jan 4    SMC Academic Winter Session begins

        Jan 4    SMC Community Education Winter Session begins

Jan 7-Feb 1  THE BROAD STAGE | Chris Lemmon in “Jack Lemmon Returns” | See listing for dates and times | The Broad Stage at

                    SMC Performing Arts Center

      Jan 15    ART EXHIBIT | Freddie Manseau: “Retrospective” Opening Reception | 5pm-6:30pm | Emeritus College Gallery

      Jan 19    SPECIAL EVENT | Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration 2015 | 9am | SGI (Soka Gakkai International) Auditorium

      Jan 30    PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “A Gibbous Moon and Jovian Clouds and Moons!” | 8pm | Drescher 223

       Feb 6    THE BROAD STAGE | Barak Ballet: “Triple Bill 2015” | VIP Reception 6:30pm; Performance 8pm | The Broad Stage at 

                    SMC Performing Arts Center

       Feb 6    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Wakeup for New Horizons” | 8pm | Drescher 223

       Feb 7     THE BROAD STAGE | Barak Ballet: “Triple Bill 2015” | VIP Reception 6:30pm; Performance 8pm | The Broad Stage at

                     SMC Performing Arts Center

      Feb 11    THE BROAD STAGE | Vittorio Grigòlo | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Feb 13    THE BROAD STAGE | Andrea Morricone Conducts “Cinematic Visions: New Arrangements of Timeless Masterpieces” | 8pm 

                     | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

Feb 14-15      THE BROAD STAGE | Brian Stokes Mitchell | See listing for dates and times | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Feb 17     SMC Academic Spring Semester begins

      Feb 17     SMC Community Education Spring Semester begins

      Feb 17    SPECIAL EVENT/BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Celebrate Black History Month | 11:15am | SMC Quad

      Feb 19    SPECIAL EVENT/BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Payge Hopper: “Healing the Wounds of American Slavery’s Relationships” 

                      | 11:15am | Art 214

      Feb 19    THE BROAD STAGE | National Geographic Live! David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes: Coral, Fire, and Ice” | 7:30pm

                     | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Feb 20    THE BROAD STAGE | Taj Mahal Trio | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Feb 20    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Wakeup for New Horizons” | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Feb 21    ART EXHIBIT | Peter Shire, Matt Connors, Peter Harkawik, & Matt Paweski: “FONDAMENTA: 

                    Future Furniture Formed in a Collective Memory” Artist Reception | 6pm-8pm | Barrett Art Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Feb 21    THE BROAD STAGE | Zap Mama and Antibalas | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Feb 24    SPECIAL EVENT/BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Dr. Angela James: “Black Los Angeles as a Prism for Introducing

                    Key Concerns in the Study of African Americans” | 11:15am | HSS 165

      Feb 26    SPECIAL EVENT/BLACK HISTORY MONTH/GLOBAL CONNECTIONS/LITERARY | Dr. Benjamin Bowser: “It Is Bigger Than                                Ferguson” | 11:15am | Art 214

      Feb 26    SPECIAL EVENT/BLACK HISTORY MONTH/ART | Tameka Norris: “Notes on Failure” | 2:30pm | Art 214

 Feb 26-27     THE BROAD STAGE | BODYTRAFFIC: “Three West Coast Premiere Pieces” | See listing for dates and times | The Broad Stage at                      SMC Performing Arts Center

      Feb 27    PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “10-Day-Old Moon, Jupiter” | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Feb 28    THE BROAD STAGE | “Graceful Moon: An Evening with Koobang Ensemble” | 8pm | The Broad Stage at 

                     SMC Performing Arts Center

       Mar 1    SPECIAL EVENT/THEATER | Emeritus College Acting Troupe Showcase | 1pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Mar 3    LITERARY SERIES | Natalie Baszile: “The Taste of Second Chances: Natalie Baszile Reads from Queen Sugar | 11:15am | HSS 165

       Mar 3    LITERARY SERIES | Natalie Baszile: “The Taste of Second Chances: Natalie Baszile Reads from Queen Sugar | 6:30pm | HSS 104

       Mar 3    ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE | “Local Leaders Blaze the Trail Toward Sustainability” | 6:45pm | HSS 263

       Mar 5    ART EXHIBIT | Annual Emeritus College Student Photography Exhibition Opening Reception | 5pm-6:30pm

                     | Emeritus College Gallery

       Mar 6     PLANETARIUM SHOW | “NASA Human Spaceflight” | 8pm | Drescher 223

     Mar 7-8    THE BROAD STAGE | Opera Parallèle: “Dead Man Walking” | See listing for dates and times | The Broad Stage at

                     SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 10    SPECIAL EVENT/SCIENCE & GLOBAL CONNECTIONS LECTURE | Steve McAndrew: “Ebola and Infectious Diseases:

                     A Local and International Perspective“ | 11:15am | Art 214

      Mar 12    SCIENCE LECTURE | Dr. Louise Hamlin: “Land of Sea and Ice” | 11:15am | Science 140

      Mar 13    JAZZ | Jon Mayer | 7pm & 9pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 13    THE BROAD STAGE | Academy of St Martin in The Fields, with Jeremy Denk, piano | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at

                     SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 13    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “NASA Human Spaceflight” | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Mar 14    THE BROAD STAGE | Musical Explorers | 11am & 1pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 14    SPECIAL EVENT | 9th Annual Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk | 12-5pm | Airport Avenue (between Bundy Dr. & 23rd St.)

      Mar 15    SPECIAL EVENT/MUSIC | Emeritus College Concert Band: “Come Hear the Band!” | Noon | The Broad Stage at

                     SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 19    THE BROAD STAGE | Pete McBride, Photographer and Filmmaker: “Chasing Rivers” | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at 

                     SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 20    THE BROAD STAGE | Black Violin | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 20    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “TILT! Equinoxes and Solstices Explained” | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Mar 20    THEATER | “Elephant’s Graveyard” Opening Night | Main Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | See listing for dates and times

      Mar 20    THE EDYE | Quincy Jones Presents: Kris Bowers | 8pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 22    THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter, Featuring Robert Davidovici, Violin | 11am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 22    THE BROAD STAGE | Impro Theatre and the Calder Quartet: “Fairytale UnScripted” | 2pm | The Broad Stage at 

                     SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 24    LITERARY SERIES | Jeri Westerson: “Knights, Templars, and the Grail Myth: Jeri Westerson Reads from Cup of Blood”

                     | 6:30pm | HSS 165

      Mar 24    ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE | “Finding Nature in Your Back Yard Even if You Think You Don’t Have One” | 6:45pm | HSS 263

      Mar 27    THE BROAD STAGE | Hapa | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 27    PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “First Quarter Moon, Jupiter” | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Mar 28    THE BROAD STAGE | Conrad Tao, Piano | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Mar 29    MUSIC | SMC Symphony Orchestra | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

        Apr 2    DANCE MASTER CLASS | Monica Reid: “Dance Seminar: How to Make Money with Your Dance Degree” | 12:15pm | Gym 104

        Apr 3    THEATER | “Circle Mirror Transformation” Opening Night | Studio Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | See listing for dates and times

        Apr 3    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Charles Messier and the Faint Fuzzies” | 8pm | Drescher 223

        Apr 7    SPECIAL EVENT | Campus Health Fair | 10am-1pm | SMC Quad

        Apr 9    ART & SCIENCE LECTURE | Courtney Mattison: “Connecting Art & Science” | 11:15am | HSS 165

        Apr 9    THE BROAD STAGE | Calder Quartet, with Robert deMaine | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 10    JAZZ | Louis Van Taylor Sextet | 7pm & 9pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 10    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Charles Messier and the Faint Fuzzies” | 8pm | Drescher 223

  Apr 10-11    THE BROAD STAGE | Bruce Hornsby | See listing for dates and times | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 11    THE EDYE | Dori Caymmi | 8pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 12    MUSIC | SMC Jazz Band | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

  Apr 15-19    THE BROAD STAGE | Anna Deavere Smith: “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” | See listing for dates and times

                      | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

  Apr 18-19    SPECIAL EVENT/LITERARY | Santa Monica Review at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books | 10am | USC University Park Campus

      Apr 21    ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE | “The Value of Wilderness: An Interdisciplinary Debate” | 6:45pm | HSS 263

      Apr 23    LITERARY SERIES | Kem Nunn: “Kem Nunn Reads from His Work” | 11:15am | HSS 165

      Apr 24    ART EXHIBIT | Art Department Student Exhibit: “Peace and Security: Managing Conflict and Violence in a Turbulent World” 

                    Gallery Reception | 6pm-8pm | Barrett Art Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 24    MUSIC | Benefit Concert: SMC Applied Music Program | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 24    PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “Crescent Moon, Venus, and Jupiter!” | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Apr 26    THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter, Featuring Robert Davidovici, Violin | 11am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 26    SPECIAL EVENT/LITERARY | Issue Launch Party: SMR Presents... | 4pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 26    MUSIC | SMC Wind Ensemble | 5pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 30    DANCE MASTER CLASS | Eleanor McCoy: “Modern Dance: Martha Graham Technique” | 10:15am | Gym 104

      Apr 30    SPECIAL EVENT | Club Row | 11:15am | SMC Quad & Library Promenade

       May 1    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Dawn at Ceres: First Looks!” | 8pm | Drescher 223

    May 1-3    THE BROAD STAGE | Diavolo | See listing for dates and times | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    May 2-3    SPECIAL EVENT | SMC’s 13th Annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life | 9am-9am | Corsair Stadium

       May 2    THE EDYE | Young Musicians Foundation (YMF): Chamber Music Performance | 7:30pm | The Edye at 

                    SMC Performing Arts Center

       May 5    ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE | “The NRDC: Fighting for You, Our Environment, and Our Future” | 6:45pm | HSS 263

       May 7    ART & SCIENCE LECTURE | Nick Demopoulos: “Science/Music/Art” | 11:15am | HSS 165

       May 7    MUSIC | A Day in the Blues | 11:15am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

       May 8    JAZZ | Christian Moraga Quartet | 7pm & 9pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

       May 8    THE BROAD STAGE | National Children’s Chorus: “American Legacy” | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

       May 8    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Summer Star Party Planner” | 8pm | Drescher 223

       May 9    THE BROAD STAGE | Westside Ballet: “Spring Fling” | 1pm & 5pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 10    MUSIC | SMC Symphony Orchestra | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 12    ART EXHIBIT | 40th Anniversary Emeritus College Student Art Exhibition Plus Silent Auction Benefit Opening Reception

                    | 5pm-6:30pm | Emeritus College Gallery

     May 15    FILM | Kanin Family Film Series: “Adam’s Rib” | 1:30pm | HSS 165

     May 15    FILM | Kanin Family Film Series: “Teacher’s Pet” | 6pm | HSS 165

     May 15    DANCE | Global Motion World Dance Company | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 15    PLANETARIUM GUEST LECTURE | Shelley R. Bonus: “Are You Ready To Be a Space Tourist?” | 8pm | Drescher 223

     May 16    PHOTO EXHIBIT | 36th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit Gallery Reception | 6pm-8pm

                    | Barrett Art Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center & SMC Photo Gallery at SMC Main Campus

     May 16    FILM | Kanin Family Film Series: “Harold and Maude” | 6pm | HSS 165

     May 16    THE BROAD STAGE | Joyce Didonato, Mezzo Soprano | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 17    DANCE | Global Motion World Dance Company | 4pm & 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 17    FILM | Kanin Family Film Series: “Friendly Fire” | 6pm | HSS 165

     May 19    SCIENCE LECTURE | Dr. David Jacobs: “Adventures in Evolutionary Biology” | 11:15am | Science 140

     May 19    ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE | “Celebrating the Golden Age of Documentary Films” | 6:45pm | HSS 263

     May 20    DANCE MASTER CLASS | Josie Walsh: “Contemporary Ballet” | 12:30pm | Gym 104

     May 21    SPECIAL EVENT/MUSIC | SMC Opera Theatre & SMC Chamber Choir: “Dido and Aeneas by Purcell” | 7:30pm

                     | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 22    SPECIAL EVENT/MUSIC | SMC Opera Theatre & SMC Chamber Choir: “Dido and Aeneas by Purcell” | 7:30pm

                    | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 22    THEATER | “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Opening Night | Main Stage at Theatre Arts Complex 

                     | See listing for dates and times

     May 23    SPECIAL EVENT/MUSIC | SMC Opera Theatre & SMC Chamber Choir: “Dido and Aeneas by Purcell” | 2pm & 7:30pm

                    | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 28    MUSIC | Terry Carter & The Riffrafters | 11:15am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 29    MUSIC | SMC Jazz Vocal Ensemble | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 29    PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “Gibbous Moon – The Alpine Valley, Sea of Rains, and Bay of Rainbows”

                    | 8pm | Drescher 223

     May 30    MUSIC | SMC Vocal Department Showcase | 4pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 30    DANCE | Synapse Dance Theater Contemporary Dance Ensemble | 4pm &7:30pm | The Broad Stage at

                    SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 31    MUSIC | SMC Wind Ensemble | 3pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 31    DANCE | Synapse Dance Theater Contemporary Dance Ensemble | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 2    MUSIC | Piano Ensemble Recital | 11:15am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 4    MUSIC | SMC Percussion Ensemble Recital | 11:15am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 4    MUSIC | Piano Ensemble Recital | 7:30pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 5    MUSIC | SMC Concert Chorale | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 5    THEATER | “SMC Musical Theatre Workshop” Opening Night | Main Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | See listing for dates and times

       Jun 5    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Summer Deep Sky Wonders” | 8pm | Drescher 223

       Jun 6    ART EXHIBIT | SMC Mentor Program in the Arts Exhibit Gallery Reception | 6pm-8pm | Barrett Art Gallery at

                   SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 6    THE BROAD STAGE | SHARE Inc. Benefit: “Boomtown: A Night Under the Stars with Frank, Dean, Sammy,

                    Peter, and Joey” | See www.share4children.org for times | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 7    MUSIC | SMC Jazz Band | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Jun 12    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Summer Deep Sky Wonders” | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Jun 16    SPECIAL EVENT | Santa Monica College’s 85th Commencement | 6pm | Corsair Stadium

      Jun 18    THE BROAD STAGE | IDEAS Forum | Conference 9:30am-6:00pm; Reception 7pm | The Broad Stage at 

                    SMC Performing Arts Center

      Jun 21    SPECIAL EVENT/MUSIC | Emeritus College Concert Band: “Come Hear the Band!” | Noon | The Broad Stage at 

                    SMC Performing Arts Center

      Jun 22    SMC Academic Spring Semester begins

      Jun 22    SMC Community Education Spring Semester Begins

      Jun 26    PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “A Pretty Planetary Grouping, Moon, and Saturn!” | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Jun 27    SPECIAL EVENT | Celebrate America | 5pm | Corsair Stadium

       Jul 10    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Reusable Rockets: A Progress Report” | 8pm | Drescher 223

       Jul 17    THEATER | “The Emperor’s New Clothes” Opening Night | Studio Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | See listing for dates and times

       Jul 17    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Reusable Rockets: A Progress Report” | 8pm | Drescher 223

       Jul 24    PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “8-Day-Old Moon, The Straight Wall, and Saturn!” | 8pm | Drescher 223

       Jul 25    SPECIAL EVENT/THEATER | Emeritus College Acting Troupe Showcase | 3pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jul 31    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “The Meteors of Summer: August’s Perseid Shower” | 8pm | Drescher 223

       Aug 7    PLANETARIUM SHOW | “The Meteors of Summer: August’s Perseid Shower” | 8pm | Drescher 223

     Aug 31    SMC Academic Fall Semester begins

     Aug 31    SMC Community Education Fall Semester begins

 
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                                                                 For More Information

For a calendar of events, visit our events website at www.smc.edu/eventsinfo​ or call the SMC Events Office at (310) 434-3005. Channel 28, SMC’s cable channel, also cablecasts an events bulletin board to the Santa Monica area.
 
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SMC Event Locations & Parking
All SMC event locations are accessible. If you have questions or concerns about accessibility, please call (310) 434-3005.

Please visit www.smc.edu/campusmap for campus maps and point-to-point directions to SMC’s main campus, Bundy Campus, Airport Arts Campus, Academy of Entertainment & Technology Technology (AET; currently closed for construction), and Emeritus College, as well as The Edye and The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center. Please see www.smc.edu/transportation​ for parking information. 

Plan to arrive early! Unless otherwise noted, seating for all events is strictly on a first-arrival basis.  Call (310) 434-3005 or visit our website at www.smc.edu/eventsinfo for program updates.
 
SMC Event Tickets
Unless otherwise noted, advance tickets for most events with an admission charge may be purchased online www.smc.edu/eventsinfo, then clicking on the category at the left of this page then clicking the "BUY NOW' button by phone at (310) 4343005, or in person at the SMC Theatre Arts Box Office (Theatre Arts Complex, SMC Main Campus). Box Office days of operation are Tuesday through Thursday. The Box Office is closed on Monday and Friday.  A small service fee may apply. Reservations and tickets for selected events at The Eli & Edythe Broad Stage and The Edye are available by calling (310) 434-3200 (see specific listings for details).
    

Online Ticketing Fees 

There is a $1.00 per ticket service charge, a credit card fee of 3.5% and a Vendini ticketing fee .  Please see below fees that apply to online orders:
 
 Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.
Ticket Price
Fees
 
 
EXAMPLE: Tickets purchased --
 
1 General Admission $9.99 x 3.5% credit card fee = $10.34 + $1.50 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge  = $12.84 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $10.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $10.35 + $2.00 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $13.35 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $20.00 x 3.5% credit card = $20.70 + $2.50 Vendini online ticketing fee +$1.00 service charge = $24.20 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $30.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $31.05 + $3.00 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $35.05 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $40.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $41.40 + $3.50 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $45.90 Total ticket sale. 
$00.00 - $9.99 3.5% + $1.50
$10.00 - $19.99
3.5% + $2.00
$20.00 - $29.99
3.5% + $2.50
$30.00 - $39.99
3.5% + $3.00
 $40.00 - UP
3.5% + $3.50

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