May 25, 2015

Dateline - By Lee Kelly


The most comprehensive, widely-read, and up-to-date listing of scheduled events in and around the Canyon


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On the Town



FRI MAY 22

"The World Goes Round: The Songs of Kander & Ebb," Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E Los Angeles Avenue, Simi, 8pm, $24, $20 & $18, 805/583-7900. Also plays Saturday & Sunday, different times.

SAT MAY 23

"Dorothy's Adventures in Oz," Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 2pm, $15 & $12.50, reservations necessary, 310/394-9779, X1. Also plays Sunday, 12:30pm. Same schedule thru June 28.

Reception for artists of exhibit entitled On Location in Malibu 2015: Paintings by the California Art Club, Frederick R Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, 5 - 7pm, free, 310/506-4522.

Santa Monica Symphony concert in honor of veterans,

Santa Monica High School, Barnum Hall, 600 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, 7:30pm, www.smsymphony.org.

Almost Perfect, The Other Space at Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th Street, Santa Monica, 7:30pm, $29.50. Also plays Sunday at 3:30pm. Same schedule thru June 28.

SUN MAY 24

Topanga Vintage Market, Pierce College, Victory & Mason, Woodland Hills, 8am - 3pm, $2, under 12 yrs free, vintage, antiques, collectibles, artworks, every 4th Sunday of the month, info@topangavintagemarket.com. New artists & new vintage vendors are welcome, call 310/422-1844.

TUES MAY 26

Parkening International Guitar Competition begins at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu & continues thru Saturday, May 30, 310/506-4522 or http://arts.pepperdine.edu/parkening/. Limited tickets.

THURS MAY 28

Niyaz featuring vocalist Azam Ali, Skirball Cultural Center, Skirball Center Dr off the 405, 8pm, $35, 877/SCC-4TIX.

SAT MAY 30

Art Show & Sale featuring demos of Oaxacan woodcarving & Mata Ortiz pottery, Santa Monica Mtns Interagency Visitor Ctr, King Gillette Ranch, 26876 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, 9:30am - 4pm, 805/370-2301. Continues on Sunday, same time.

Santa Monica College's Synapse Dance Theater, The Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica Blvd at 11th Street, Santa Monica, 4pm & 7:30pm, $15 - $18, free parking, www.smc.edu/eventsinfo.

SUN MAY 31

Directors' cut of "Top Secret!" movie presented by Vidiots Foundation, 1984 spy spoof with Val Kilmer & Omar Sharif, 302 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, 7pm, $20 & $15, 7pm sharp, 310/392-8508, Q&A with directors follows.

TUES JUN 2

Classic Films at the Skirball, "The Buddy Holly Story," 1978 featuring Gary Busey, Skirball Cultural Center, Skirball Center Dr off the 405, 1:30pm, free, 310/440-4500.

SAT JUN 6

Introduction to Mountain Biking Skills, Malibu Creek State Park, open to anyone 10 years or older, kids must be accompanied by legal guardian, helmets mandatory, multigeared ATB-style bike preferred, 4 hrs, 8:45am sharp, 805/558-1606.

E-Waste Round-up, Albertsons parking lot, 26521 Agoura Rd, Calabasas, 10am - 3pm.


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