​Apr 6  THE BROAD STAGE | National Geographic Live! Paleoanthropologist Lee Berger: "The Mystery of Our

                  Human Story" | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

        Apr 7  THE BROAD STAGE | National Geographic Live! Paleoanthropologist Lee Berger: "The Mystery of Our 

                  Human Story" | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

        Apr 7  PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: "Gibbous Moon and Jupiter in the Eyepiece!" | 8pm |

                  Drescher 223

        Apr 8  THE BROAD STAGE | Michael Fabiano with orchestra, Marco Boemi, Conductor | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC                   Performing Arts Center

        Apr 9  THE BROAD STAGE | Calder Quartet | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 14  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Galaxies, Galaxies, Everywhere!" | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Apr 15  SMC Community Education Spring Semester second session begins

  Apr 17-21  SPECIAL EVENT | Earth Week 2017 | See www.smc.edu/earthweek for event dates and times

      Apr 18  SCIENCE LECTURE | Dr. Pamela Peeke: "Epigenetics: How Healthy Choices Can Influence Your Genes" | 

                 11:15am | Science 140

      Apr 18  THE BROAD STAGE | Vittorio Grigólo & Aleksandra Kurzak with orchestra, Alessandra Cadario, Conductor  | 

                  7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 20  GLOBAL CONNECTIONS SERIES | Tom Schnabel: "Rhythm Planet: Connecting the World Through Music" |

                  11:15am | HSS 165

      Apr 21  JAZZ | Aaron Serfaty Group | 7pm | Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 21  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Galaxies, Galaxies, Everywhere!" | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Apr 22  THE BROAD STAGE | The Cat in the Hat | 11am & 2pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 22  WOMEN, SOCIETY, & POWER SERIES | Padhia Avocado: "The Eco-Feminist Practice of a Street Artist" | 

                  1:30pm | Art 126

      Apr 22  PHOTO EXHIBIT | 38th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit Gallery Reception | 6pm-8pm | Barrett Art 

                 Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center & SMC Photo Gallery at SMC Main Campus

  Apr 22-23  SPECIAL EVENT/LITERARY | Santa Monica Review at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books | 10am | 

                  USC University Park Campus

      Apr 23  THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter | 11am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 23  THE BROAD STAGE | The Cat in the Hat | 11am & 2pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 25  LITERARY TALK & READING | Siel Ju: "Cake Time: A Reading by Siel Ju" | 11:15am | HSS 165

      Apr 25  SPECIAL EVENT/FILM | Film Screening & Discussion with Filmmakers: "Love Thy Nature" | 4pm | HSS 165

      Apr 27  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Bart Bartholomew: "Documenting the Los Angeles Riots 25 Years Ago" |                            11:15am | HSS 165

      Apr 27  SPECIAL EVENT/FILM | Film Screening & Discussion: "Generation Startup" | 4pm | Business 144

      Apr 28  MUSIC | Benefit Concert: SMC Applied Music Program | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing
                  Arts Center

      Apr 28  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Summer Star Party Planner" | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Apr 29  THE BROAD STAGE | Richard O'Neill (with Dong-Hyek Lim, Piano) | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC

                  Performing Arts Center

      Apr 30  MUSIC | SMC Symphony Orchestra | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Apr 30  SPECIAL EVENT/LITERARY | Issue Launch Party: SMR Presents... | 5pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

       May 2  SCIENCE LECTURE | Dr. Keisha Bahr: "Reefs at Risk: How Humans Shape Coral Reefs" | 11:15am | Science 140

       May 4  ART EXHIBIT | Emeritus College Student Art Exhibition Opening Reception | 5pm-6:30pm | 

                 Emeritus College Gallery

       May 5  JAZZ | Jon Mayer | 7pm | Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

       May 5  THE BROAD STAGE | Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

       May 5  PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: "Gibbous Moon and Jupiter in the Eyepiece!" | 8pm | 

                 Drescher 223

       May 6  THE BROAD STAGE | Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

       May 7  MUSIC | SMC Wind Ensemble | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

   May 8-11  SPECIAL EVENT | SMC Public Policy Institute: 6th Annual Spring Symposium | 

                  See www.smc.edu/ppi for event dates and times

     May 10  THE BROAD STAGE | Joseph Calleja with orchestra: A Tribute to Mario Lanza | 7:30pm | 

                 The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 11  DANCE MASTER CLASS | Marlita Hill: "Modern Dance" | 10:15am | CPC 304

     May 11  GLOBAL CONNECTIONS SERIES | Film Screening and Q&A: Arthur Dong: "Hollywood Chinese" | 11:15am | HSS 165

     May 12  ART EXHIBIT | Art Department Student Exhibit: "Gender Equity: Is Equity Enough?" Gallery Reception | 6pm-8pm                    | Barrett Art Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 12  MUSIC | SMC Jazz Band | 7:30pm | Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 12  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Summer Star Party Planner" | 8pm | Drescher 223

     May 13  THE BROAD STAGE | Ethio-Cali Funk Fest | 7pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 14  THE BROAD STAGE | Calder Quartet | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 16  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Barry Kibrick: "Between the Lines" | 11:15am | HSS 165

     May 17  SPECIAL EVENT/MUSIC | SMC Opera Theatre: Bizet's "Carmen" | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC 

                 Performing Arts Center

     May 18  SCIENCE LECTURE | Dr. Poppe DeBoer: "The Present is Not Always the Key to the Past" | 11:15am | Science 140

     May 18  THE BROAD STAGE | National Geographic Live! Photojournalist Ami Vitale: "Rhinos, Rickshaws & Revolutions: My                      Search For Truth" | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 19  THEATER | "Spring Awakening" Opening Night | Main Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | See listing
                 for dates and times

     May 19  THE BROAD STAGE | National Geographic Live! Photojournalist Ami Vitale: "Rhinos, Rickshaws & Revolutions: My                      Search For Truth" | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 19  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "NASA Human Spaceflight Update" | 8pm | Drescher 223

     May 20  SPECIAL EVENT/MUSIC | SMC Opera Theatre: Bizet's "Carmen" | 2pm & 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC                              Performing Arts Center

     May 21  SPECIAL EVENT/MUSIC | SMC Opera Theatre: Bizet's "Carmen" | 2pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing

                 Arts Center

     May 23  MUSIC | SMC Concert Chorale | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 26  DANCE | Global Motion World Dance Company | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 27  DANCE | Global Motion World Dance Company | 4pm & 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

     May 28  THE BROAD STAGE | Westside Ballet of Santa Monica | 1pm & 5pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts                        Center

     May 30  MUSIC | Piano Ensemble Recital | 11:15am | Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 1  MUSIC | SMC Percussion Ensemble Recital | 11am | Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 1  MUSIC | Piano Ensemble Recital | 7:30pm | Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 2  THEATER | "SMC Musical Theatre Workshop" Opening Night | Studio Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | 

                 See listing for dates and times

       Jun 2  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "NASA Human Spaceflight Update" | 8pm | Drescher 223

       Jun 3  MUSIC | SMC Chamber Choir | 4pm | Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 3  DANCE | Synapse Dance Theater Contemporary Dance Ensemble | 4pm &7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC                            Performing Arts Center

       Jun 4  MUSIC | SMC Jazz Vocal Ensemble | 2pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

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

                 Performing Arts Center

     Jun 6-9  THE BROAD STAGE | Social Media Week LA: "Reimagining Human Connectivity" | 9am-5pm | The Edye at 

                  SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 7  MUSIC | SMC Vocal Department Showcase | 7:30pm | Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jun 9  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Juno Science Update" | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Jun 10  ART EXHIBIT | SMC Mentor Program in the Arts Exhibit Gallery Reception | 6pm-8pm | Barrett Art Gallery at 

                 SMC Performing Arts Center

      Jun 13  SPECIAL EVENT | Santa Monica College's 87th Commencement | 6pm | Corsair Stadium

      Jun 15  SPECIAL EVENT/FASHION | LA Mode 2017 | Reception 6pm; Show 7pm | Barnum Hall (SM High School,

                 601 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica)

      Jun 16  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Juno Science Update" | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Jun 18  SPECIAL EVENT/MUSIC | Emeritus College Concert Band | 3pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Jun 19  SMC Academic Summer session begins

      Jun 19  SMC Community Education Summer session begins

      Jun 23  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Summer Deep Sky Wonders" | 8pm | Drescher 223

      Jun 24  SPECIAL EVENT | Celebrate America | 5pm | Corsair Stadium

        Jul 5  THE BROAD STAGE | Marcelo Álvarez | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

        Jul 7  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Summer Deep Sky Wonders" | 8pm | Drescher 223

       Jul 13  ART EXHIBIT | Evi Debes Exhibition Opening Reception | 5pm-6:30pm | Emeritus College Gallery

       Jul 14  THEATER | "Shrek The Musical" Opening Night | Studio Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | See listing for dates

                  and times

       Jul 14  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Last-Minute Planning for the August 21st North American Solar Eclipse" | 8pm |

                  Drescher 223

       Jul 21  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Last-Minute Planning for the August 21st North American Solar Eclipse" | 8pm | 

                  Drescher 223

       Jul 22  SPECIAL EVENT/THEATER | Emeritus Players Acting Showcase | 1pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

       Jul 28  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Cassini's Grand Finale at Saturn" | 8pm | Drescher 223

       Aug 4  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Cassini's Grand Finale at Saturn" | 8pm | Drescher 223

     Aug 11  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Solar System Exploration Review" | 8pm | Drescher 223

     Aug 28  SMC Academic Fall Semester begins

     Aug 28  SMC Community Education Fall Semester begins​


                                                              Life Long Learning Community 

For More Information

For a calendar of events, visit our events website 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.


                                                                     

SMC Event Locations & Parking

All SMC event locations are accessible. If you have questions or concerns about accessibility, please call (310) 434-3005.

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 Transportation at SMC 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 the Events at SMC website at for program updates.


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SMC Event Tickets

Unless otherwise noted, advance tickets for most events with an admission charge may be purchased online, then clicking on the category at the left of this page then clicking the "BUY NOW' button by phone at (310) 434‑3005, 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 --
$00.00 - $9.99
3.5% + $1.50
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.
$10.00 - $19.99
3.5% + $2.00
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.
$20.00 - $29.99
3.5% + $2.50
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.
$30.00 - $39.99
3.5% + $3.00
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.
$40.00 - UP
3.5% + $3.50
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.
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