Tickets for events with an admission charge may be purchased online (www.smc.edu/eventsinfo), by phone at (310) 434-3005, or in person at the SMC Events Box Office (Theatre Arts Complex, SMC Main Campus; limited hours). A modest service charge applies.
Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Ballet
The SMC Symphony and SMC student dancers partner once again with the Westside Ballet for its annual holiday Nutcracker extravaganza. Come see the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Prince, and all the other wonderful characters in Tchaikovsky’s classic come to life—with falling snow and a Christmas tree that grows—in a theater where every seat provides visual and audio delights for all ages. Produced with support from
Santa Monica College, the SMC Public Policy Institute, and the City of Santa Monica. Please visitwestsideballet.com or call (800) 595-4849 for information and to purchase tickets. Part of the SMC Public Policy Institute’s Fall Arts & Cultural Affairs Symposium
Preview: Fri, November 24 | 7 p.m.
Sat, November 25 | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Sun, November 26 | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Fri, December 1 | 7 p.m.
Sat, December 2 | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Sun, December 3 | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.
See westsideballet.com for ticket details
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Holiday Student Art Sale
Fri & Sat, December 8 & 9 | 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sun, December 10 | 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Barrett Art Gallery | SMC Performing Arts Center
Emeritus Players Acting Showcase
Conversations: Scenes from Film and Theatre
Mark your calendar for our performance showcase featuring silly, serious, and quirky scenes that inspire, entertain, and—hopefully!—give you something
to think about. For more information, please call
Sat, January 13 | 1 p.m. | Free
The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Birthday Celebration 2018
Join us for one of Southern California's largest and most diverse celebrations of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., honoring his memory and his work toward nonviolence. This year's celebration marks the event's 33rd year and embraces the theme "Never Lose Hope: Unity Wins." Keynote speaker will be Olympic gold-medalist Tommie Smith. The multiethnic interfaith program includes inspirational readings, music, and presentations of scholarships. Immediately following
the program, a Community Involvement Fair (held nearby at 725 California Ave., Santa Monica) offers refreshments and informational displays by a variety of community organizations. Sponsors: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition; City of Santa Monica;
RAND Corporation; CityTV-Santa Monica; SGI-USA; Santa Monica College; and the SMC Associates
Mon, January 15 | 9 a.m. | Free
Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Auditorium
(525 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica)