The body returns to the realm of art, not as a simple motif, but as a place for questioning and critical reflection. This turn is typical in contemporary art, although modernism previously produced transformations in understandings of the body that today serve as the foundation for the great issues surrounding corporality.
Adults – $15, Seniors & Students – $10, Members and Children under 12 – Free
Free on Sundays
Attend the readings of new full-length plays developed in our Theatre West’s writers’ workshop. Come witness creative theatricality.
We provide a platform to celebrate poetry while using it as the foundation for creativity, innovation, and expression across an array of media outlets. We invite artists and audiences alike to share their stories, to take up space, and get free.
The Downtown Santa Monica Farmers market is widely recognized as one of the largest and most diverse Certified Farmers’ Markets in the nation. Local residents, out-of-town visitors, celebrities, and many of Los Angeles’ best-known chefs and restaurants, can be found shopping in this location which features over 60 California farms.
Stop by Santa Monica City Hall to view exhibits featuring poetry aligning with the theme of Black Resistance. In addition, all Santa Monica Library locations will feature Black History Month book displays.
Asian American Expo ushers in the Year of the Rabbit; continuing the tradition of hosting the largest Lunar New Year Celebration in America. Eager to roll out the red carpets for attendees, the 41st annual Expo is here to demonstrate why this is a ‘must attend’ cultural celebration in America with a smorgasbord of food, entertainment at every corner, a myriad of vendors to delight one’s urge to splurge, and plenty more activities to participate. The expo will have 5…