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DETAILS 10/21/2017 to 10/29/2017
THE HAPPY HALLOWEEN HOUSE, A NOT-SO-SCARY, OH-SO-HAPPY HALLOWEEN SHOW EXPERIENCE!

1404 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 310.804.0223 - $15-$30 - Come trick-or-treat and dance to the Halloween beat! Looking for something fun to do this October for the Fall and Halloween season, that leaves the scary element behind? Then bring the kids and come ....

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10/18/2017
LONDON CALLING IMPROV DIARY SHOW

1323-A (the “A” stands for alley) Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica CA 90401 (310) 451-0850 - $5 - A la Mortified, two brave people read from their teen diaries. Improvisers do scenes inspired by the readings. You get to laugh. Heartwarming and funny, join us for the next show with two amazing wom ....

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10/19/2017
WORLDS WITHIN OUR WORLD: DOCUMENTARY SHORTS, 90 MIN.

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Thursday, October 19 – 7:30 PM DOCUMENTARY SHORTS
Worlds Within Our World: Documentary Shorts, 90 min. Our second annual collection of stories that focus on the arts, ....


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10/20/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: TWISTER, 1996, & MINORITY REPORT, 2002

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Friday, October 20 – 7:30 PM LOIS SMITH IN PERSON
Double Feature: TWISTER, 1996, Warner Bros., 113 min. Dir. Jan de Bont. Though on the brink of divorce, husband-an ....


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10/21/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: MARJORIE PRIME, 2017, & EAST OF EDEN, 1955

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Saturday, October 21 – 7:30 PM LOIS SMITH IN PERSON
Double Feature: MARJORIE PRIME, 2017, FilmRise, 98 min. Dir. Michael Almereyda. Adapted from Jordan Harrison’s ....


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10/21/2017
OUT OF THE DARKNESS GREATER LOS ANGELES WALK – SANTA MONICA

200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, 90401 310-386-2849 - Free - Connect With Others and Save Lives The Greater Los Angeles Out of the Darkness Community Walk brings people together for a three-mile walk while raising much-needed funds to fight suicide and support ....

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10/21/2017
OPENING RECEPTION: ROBERT GINDER'S "CON FUEGO"

2525 Michigan Avenue B5b 310-828-1133 - Free - Lora Schlesinger Gallery is proud to present Con Fuego, featuring a new series of paintings by Robert Ginder in our east gallery. Con Fuego is Ginder’s fifth solo exhibition with the gallery. The ex ....

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10/21/2017
CHRISTOPHER MURPHY'S "IDLE"

2525 Michigan Avenue B5b 310-828-1133 - Free - Lora Schlesinger Gallery is proud to present Idle, featuring a new series of paintings and drawings by Christopher Murphy. Idle is Murphy’s sixth solo exhibition with the gallery. The exhibition ope ....

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10/22/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: FIVE EASY PIECES, 1970, & NEXT STOP, GREENWICH VILLAGE, 1976

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Sunday, October 22 – 7:30 PM LOIS SMITH
Double Feature: FIVE EASY PIECES, 1970, Sony Repertory, 96 min. Dir. Bob Rafelson. This hard-hitting, b ....


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10/22/2017
BOLSHOI BALLET: LE CORSAIRE

10250 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 2000, Santa Monica, 90067 6787334018 - $10-16 - To kick off the Bolshoi season, Fathom Events will host Le Corsaire in theaters nationwide on October 22! Inspired by Lord Byron’s epic poem and reworked by Alexei Ratmansky from Petipa’s exotic 19 ....

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10/22/2017
INVERTIGO DANCE THEATRE'S 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION & PERFORMANCE

3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica 90404 424-229-2141 - $20-$125 - Invertigo Dance Theatre, founded by Artistic Director Laura Karlin, launches its 10th Anniversary Celebration with an evening of dance. The retrospective event includes the performance of two works— ....

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10/25/2017
HERRINGBONE GLOBAL WINE DINNER; A TRIBUTE TO THE JAMES BEARD HOUSE

1755 Ocean Ave Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 971-4460 - $100 - On October 4, 2017, Founding Chef, Brian Malarkey, and the talented Herringbone culinary team will bring the ocean, land and sea to one of the James Beard Foundation's most notable events - A Beard H ....

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10/25/2017
FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENING WITH OMAR CHAPARRO

501 N Main St, Los Angeles - FREE - Have Fun and Save Energy with Omar Chaparro! Join us Wednesday, October 25 at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes (501 N Main St, Los Angeles) from 6-8 p.m. for a free event where Mexican comedian Omar Chapa ....

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10/26/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: LET IT FALL: LOS ANGELES 1982-1992, 2017, & GUERRILLA. 2017

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Thursday, October 26 – 7:30 PM JOHN RIDLEY IN PERSON
Double Feature: LET IT FALL: LOS ANGELES 1982-1992, 2017, ABC-TV, 145 min. Oscar-winning writer John Ridley’s (12 ....


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09/29/2017 to 10/27/2017
FRONT PORCH CINEMA

200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA - Free - Front Porch Cinema, the FREE movie series on the Santa Monica Pier returns every Friday night this fall from Sept. 29-Oct. 27. The Pier will be transformed into a cozy and perfect setting for a night ....

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10/27/2017
WOODPECKERS (CARPINTEROS), 2017

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Friday, October 27 – 7:30 PM APERTURA SHOWCASE
Presented by Apertura Showcase in association with the American Cinematheque, with support from the Eastside Arts I ....


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10/28/2017
12TH ANNUAL DUSK-TO-DAWN HORRORTHON

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - General $25, Student/Senior $23, Members $20 - Saturday, October 28 – 7:30 PM HORRORTHON
12TH ANNUAL DUSK-TO-DAWN HORRORTHON Spend all night at the Aero Theatre’s 12th annual Horrorthon! Complete wi ....


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10/28/2017
VINEYARD TOURING OPERA COMPANY PRESENTS GIUSEPPE VERDI'S "OTELLO"

1130 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, 90403 855.575.0005 - 20/25/30 - Vineyard Touring Opera Company presents a fully-staged production of Giuseppe Verdi's "Otello" performed by local singers and a live orchestra. October 28th, 3:00 pm & 7:30 pm: Miles Memorial Playhou ....

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10/28/2017
THE WESTSIDE'S LARGEST HALLOWEEN PARTY, THRILLER NIGHT, RETURNS TO SANTA MONICA HALLOWEEN WEEKEND

1212 3rd Street Promenade - $20-30 - Fright-seekers beware of the largest (and spookiest) Halloween party on the Westside at 1212 Santa Monica on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 8pm. THRILLER NIGHT will feature music from DJ Oscar, video mash ups ....

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10/28/2017
THE WESTSIDE'S LARGEST HALLOWEEN PARTY, THRILLER NIGHT, RETURNS TO SANTA MONICA HALLOWEEN WEEKEND

1212 3rd Street Promenade - $20-30 - Fright-seekers beware of the largest (and spookiest) Halloween party on the Westside at 1212 Santa Monica on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 8pm. THRILLER NIGHT will feature music from DJ Oscar, video mash ups ....

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10/28/2017
VICENTE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

1220 2nd Street Santa Monica, CA 90401 - $20 - Join the Vicente Chamber Orchestra in a delightful afternoon of Mozart, on Saturday, October 28th, 4:00 PM, at Santa Monica's First Presbyterian Church. Led by Conductor, Zain Khan, the Vicente Chamb ....

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10/31/2017
CARNIVAL OF SOULS, 1962

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Tuesday, October 31 – 7:30 PM HAPPY HALLOWEEN
CARNIVAL OF SOULS, 1962, Janus Films, 78 min. Dir. Herk Harvey. After a devastating car accident that kills her ....


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11/04/2017
OUT OF THE DARKNESS GREATER LOS ANGELES WALK - PASADENA

275 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, 91105 213-399-4161 - Free - Connect With Others and Save Lives The Greater Los Angeles Out of the Darkness Community Walk brings people together for a three-mile walk while raising much-needed funds to fight suicide and support ....

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11/04/2017
CHILDREN’S BUREAU’S BLUE TIE GALA

3100 Airport Avenue | Santa Monica, CA 90405 (213) 342-0149 - $350 - Help dreams take flight | Book your First-Class ticket to an unforgettable night. Children’s Bureau’s first annual Blue Tie Gala is a celebration of children and the importance of family and commun ....

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11/04/2017
BOBBY LONG

3101 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica 90405 (310) 828-4497 - $20 - Bobby Long will be returning to the world famous McCabes in November. Any time Long plays at McCabes it's a great turn out and some of the best music he performs. Don't hesitate to purchase your tick ....

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11/19/2017
A FAERY HUNT AT MCCABE’S MATINEE KIDS' SHOW: THE FAIRY AND THE PIRATE

3101 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 (310) 828-4497 - $15.00 - A Faery Hunt at McCabe’s Matinee Kids' Show: The Fairy and the Pirate At: McCabe’s Guitar Shop
3101 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 A Faery Hunt shows are interactive, fun performances for young ....


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12/01/2017
DOUBLE FEATURE: A NIGHT AT THE OPERA, 1935, & MONKEY BUSINESS, 1931

Aero Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90403 (323) 466-3456 - $11 general admission, $9 Student/Senior, $7 for Cinematheque Members. - Sunday, January 1 – 5:00 PM MARX BROTHERS NEW YEAR
Double Feature: A NIGHT AT THE OPERA, 1935, Warner Bros., 96 min. Dir. Sam Wood. The Marx Brothers' first film for MG ....


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12/01/2017
BOLLYWOOD MASQUERADE IN LOS ANGELES

1301 5th St Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 451-2221 - $10 Online Presale, $15 at Door - Jai Ho! Dance Party returns to LA with: BOLLYWOOD MASQUERADE Underneath the mask we are all one - just star stuff waiting for our time to shine. Let's celebrate our unity in diversity as Jai Ho! Danc ....

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