December 1, 2015

Media: Marc Maron’s Reckoning Day

 Comedian gets what he needed, not what he wanted in Lorne Michaels interview. It was a podcast seven years in the making. So much so that fans of the WTF with Marc Maron podcast were waiting more eagerly for the comedian’s interview with “Saturday Night Live” creator, Lorne Michaels, than President of the United States, Barack Obama. One doesn’t even have to be a fan of the podcast to know of Maron’s obsession with Mic… [Read More...]

SMC’s Global Motion World Dance Company, November 21-22

 The Santa Monica College Global Motion World Dance Company is proud to present an exciting program showcasing dance styles from around the world. Performances are Saturday, Nov. 21, at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center (Santa Monica Boulevard and 11th Street, Santa Monica). The performance will feature traditional and contemporary World D… [Read More...]

Topanga Symphony Concert Tour— Russia, Germany, Topanga

 Embracing the concept that “music is the international language,” the Topanga Symphony musically jetted around the globe during the November concert of its 34th season playing pieces by composers from Russia, Germany and Topanga. The concert began with “Topanga Symphony” by Jerome Kessler, Music Director and Conductor of the Topanga Symphony since it began in 1982. Jim Stanley was soloist for German-born Carl Maria… [Read More...]

Standing Room Only for Picasso at the Lapin Agile

 On Sunday, November 8, the Topanga Players performed their first production to a standing-room-only crowd at the Topanga Library. A staged reading of Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile was a smart, snappy, intellectual peek into the past, posing philosophical questions about genius and progress. The house was packed. The show was free. The talent was huge, the audience so very smart and irrepressible smiles among … [Read More...]