Category Archives: Arts

Mikhailovsky Dancers to Perform on the Broad Stage in Santa Monica

Westside Ballet will host a special May 7 performance, with guest dancers not normally seen in Santa Monica. Three dancers, who have recently left Russia will perform. Adrian Blake Mitchell and Andrea Lassakova, of the Mikahailovsky Ballet, will perform in … Continue reading

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Color Guard Adds to Band Performance: Worry the Program Will Be Cut

By CHAZ PLAGER It is 4 p.m. on a Saturday at Etiwanda High School in Rancho Cucamonga. It’s 68 degrees outside, but inside I’m sweating. We’re on stage for our performance, “Grave of the Fireflies.” There’s at least 100 people … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for Children of Ukraine and a Hospitalized Theatre Palisades Founder

Theatre Palisades Youth Director Lara Ganz is organizing a fundraiser that will support a TP founder, Cindie Wright Banks, as well as children in Mariupol, Ukraine. The youth will be performing “Puffs” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 9. Tickets are … Continue reading

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Theatre Palisades Youth Auditions Will be Held for “Newsies”

Theatre Palisades Youth Director Laura Ganz has announced that auditions will be held for this summer’s musical “Newsies.” The musical is based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899.  Residents of New York received newspapers from an army … Continue reading

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“You Haven’t Changed a Bit and Other Lies” Provides a Fun Evening

According to Empower LA more than 1.8 million people 60 and older live in greater L.A. County and more than 700,000 of them are in the City of L.A. If you look to entertainment in movies and television, you’ll see … Continue reading

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Kinsey Collection Featured in L.A. Daily News

Palisades residents Bernard and Shirley Kinsey and the couple’s art and artifacts collection was featured in the January 28 L.A. Daily News (“Creative Works, Creative Displays: SoFi Stadium is the latest unconventional setting for the Kinsey Collection of African American … Continue reading

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Palisades Centennial Art Contest Winners Announced; All Entries Posted at the Library

In conjunction with the Pacific Palisades Historical Society, the American Legion Auxiliary sponsored a coloring/art contest to help the town celebrate its 100th birthday, which was Friday, January 14. The Historical Society will host a special ceremony commemorating the centennial at Simon Meadow … Continue reading

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Palisadian Foumiko Greenfeld’s Paintings Featured in Malibu Exhibit

  Pacific Palisades artist and author Foumiko Kometani Greenfeld has two oil paintings on display in the City of Malibu Arts Commission’s fall art exhibition, “An Eye to the Future,” in the City Hall art gallery. Local artists were invited … Continue reading

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Alan Eisenstock’s Playlist: Supply Chain Blues

(Editor’s note: Palisadian Alan Eisenstock’s 19th book “Redeeming Justice” co-written with Jarrett Adams, came out on September 14 and was named the Best Book of September by Amazon. “A consuming tale of a broken legal system, its trail of ruin … Continue reading

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Santa Monica Fall Conservancy Program Features “WALL TO WALL”

  The Santa Monica Conservancy is hosting its fall event “Wall to Wall” from 5 to 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, November 14,  through a virtual or self-guided tour. The Conservancy invites you to explore the City’s street murals and the … Continue reading

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