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Special Events

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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 Theatre Arts Box Office (Theatre Arts Complex, SMC Main Campus; limited hours). A modest service charge applies. 

 Seating is strictly on a  first-arrival basis.   

 


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 Issue Launch Party: SMR Presents...

Join us for a welcome by novelist Jerry Stahl (Permanent Midnight) and readings by four contributors to the newest edition of Santa Monica Review—SMC writing instructor Dawna Kemper, Janice Shapiro (Bummer), Dwight Yates (Bring Everybody), and David Hernandez (Hoodwinked)—with booksigning and refreshments. Please visit Brownpapertickets.com for ticket details.
 
Sun, April 26 | 4pm | $10   
 The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
 
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  Club Row 

Mark your calendar! Don’t miss the fun as SMC’s student clubs join together to celebrate community service, make new friends, and raise funds for student clubs and activities. Be sure to bring your appetite! Sponsored by the Associated Students of Santa Monica College. Date and time subject to change. Please check the AS website (www.smc.edu/associated_students​) or call (310) 434-4250 for the latest details.

 
Thu, April 30 | 11:15am | Free 
SMC Quad & Library Promenade
 
   
SMC’s 13th Annual  

American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Take part in a very special 24-hour event to raise awareness and money in the fight against cancer. Whether you choose to join the planning committee, form a team, become a walker, or simply take a few minutes to drop by and cheer everyone along, you’ll be glad you made the effort! For information, please call the American Cancer Society at (800) ACS-2345.

 Sat, May 2 – Sun, May 3 | 9am-9am | Free 


 

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Corsair Stadium 

 Sixth Annual   

Global Citizenship Symposium 2014-2015

 Join us for our sixth consecutive year investigating and celebrating the ideas and practices of global citizenship. All SMC students are invited to submit their work from the 2014-15 academic year (see the Global Citizenship website for details on how to submit a project for review). Awards will be given for the best examples, and students will present their projects and receive campuswide recognition for their achievement.
Fri, May 8 | Free 
 

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 SMC Opera Theatre & SMC Chamber Choir

 Dido and Aeneas by Purcell
 SMC Opera Theatre, directed by Janelle DeStefano and the SMC Chamber Choir, directed by William Belan join forces to present a full production of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, with scenes from Durón’s baroque zarzuela Salir el amor del mundo. In these beautiful stories of love and heartache—performed with baroque period instruments—Diana, the Huntress, tries to force Cupid from the world just as Dido tries to keep love from her heart.
 Thu, May 21 | 7:30pm 
 Fri, May 22 | 7:30pm    

Sat, May 23 | 2pm & 7:30pm

 See www.smc.edu/eventsinfo for ticket information  
 The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


 

 

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Santa Monica College’s
85th Commencement Ceremony

Come join us in honoring our Santa Monica College graduates on this exciting day.

Tue, June 16 | 6pm | Free | Corsair Stadium


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 Emeritus College Concert Band:

Come Hear the Band!  
Mike Corrigan, Conductor. Join us for an exhilarating Sunday afternoon of music you won’t want to miss! The Emeritus College Concert Band has thrilled listeners with its free concert series since 1979. New band members always welcome!  Call (310) 434-4306 for details.

 Sun, June 21 | 3pm | Free    

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center 

 

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Celebrate America

SMC’s Independence Day Celebration—the biggest, most sensational patriotic community event on the Westside! Bring your family and friends to SMC for a star-spangled salute to our nation’s independence. Come early, picnic on the lawn, enjoy continuous entertainment and special exhibits (with plenty of refreshments available for purchase), and cap off the evening with a spectacular fireworks salute to America.

Sat, June 27 | 5pm | Free | Corsair Stadium​


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  Emeritus College Acting Troupe Showcase

Don’t miss 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 (310) 434-4306.
 
Sat, July 25 | 1pm | Free  

The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

 
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