Tag Archives: Santa Monica

VIP Opening Night “Love, Shirley Temple” At The Santa Monica History Museum

This last Wednesday night was the special opening night of “Love, Shirley Temple” VIP reception at the Santa Monica History Museum in Santa Monica. The festivities celebrated with food, drink (Shirley Temples), a host of notable child actors and stars … Continue reading

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Presenting: Glare, a New Collection by Kevin A. Short

Peek through the window of Kevin Short’s studio on a weekday afternoon, and you will find the artist covered in paint, probably sandy, likely singing, maybe dancing, and possibly trying to wrap up early for the day in anticipation of … Continue reading

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Harvelle’s is More Than a Music Club, It’s L.A. Music History

Santa Monica was just a small town when, as the story goes (as Bruce Willis said in ‘Sunset’, ‘give or take a lie or two’) a female jazz-blues singer named Harvelle opened up a dry jazz supper club on 4th … Continue reading

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Blowin’ Smoke R&B Band With The Fabulous Smokettes Returns to Harvelle’s This Saturday Night

The Blowin’ Smoke Rhythm and Blues Band featuring the Fabulous Smokettes, by popular demand, will be performing a return engagement at Harvelle’s in Santa Monica on Saturday, November 22. The group, led by singer/bass player Larry “Fuzzy” Knight, who formed … Continue reading

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“Fuzzy” Knight Brings Blowin’ Smoke Rhythm and Blues Band and the Fabulous Smokettes to Harvelle’s for Some Great Music

Often times, the smaller intimate rooms bring out the best in a group. Such was the case Saturday night at Harvelle’s, once the only place west of LA’s Central Avenue where you could hear blues, soul and R&B. The Blowin’ … Continue reading

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‘The Face in the Reeds’ Premiere at the Ruskin Group Theatre: A Passover Dinner any family could have

Family holidays have much in common no matter what religion they are. In The Face in the Reeds, which premiered Friday night, August 22 at the Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica, a Jewish family gets together to celebrate the holiday … Continue reading

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The Zombies / Santa Monica Pier, 8/21/14

The Twilight summer concert series at the Santa Monica Pier is one of the many reasons I love summer in southern California. It offers the chance to hear great music for free while witnessing the sights, sounds and smells of … Continue reading

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Rustic Canyon in Santa Monica Presents a Guest Chef Dinner with Baker/Author Chad Robertson of Tartine

Santa Monica is host to many great restaurants, but none has as unique a concept as the Rustic Canyon Seasonal Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen. Growing out of founder Josh Loeb’s love of serving intimate dinners for friends at his … Continue reading

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Meet Grumpy Cat in Santa Monica Tonight

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I’d Eat That: Summer Long Wine Tasting Series Launches at Santa Monica Place, Wednesday May 9

Tonight, The SummerTASTE Series kicks off a six month long session of wine, women, and song under the stars at Santa Monica place.

Each month will provide a different focus on enjoyable wines and the foods that go with them. Continue reading

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