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Events at a Glance

August - December 2016

Date Events
Nov 3 COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Allan Kartun: “Directing Event Television” | 11:15am | HSS 165
Nov 4 MUSIC | Benefit Concert: SMC Applied Music Program | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 4 PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Holiday Telescope Buyer Survival Guide” | 8pm | Drescher 223
Nov 6 MUSIC | Emeritus College Concert Band | 3pm | 
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 8 LITERARY TALK | Johanna Drucker: “Why (and How) Books Still Matter (and Will for a Long Time to Come)” | 11:15am | HSS 165
Nov 10 ART EXHIBIT | “The Ongoing Moment: Literature and Art from Emeritus College” Exhibition Opening Reception and Reading | 5pm-6:30pm | Emeritus College Art Gallery
Nov 10-11 THE BROAD STAGE | National Geographic Live! Andrew Fazekas, Space Correspondent: “Mankind to Mars” | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 12 THE BROAD STAGE | The Slocan Ramblers | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 13 THE EDYE | Family Workshop: “Percussion with 
The Honeys” | 10am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 13 MUSIC | SMC Symphony Orchestra | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 14-18 SPECIAL EVENT | International Education Week 2016 | See www.smc.edu/international for schedule
Nov 15 SPECIAL EVENT/FILM | Film Screening & Discussion: Jeff Wood & Friends: ”Our Voice: Actors of Color” | 11:15am | HSS 165
Nov 16 DANCE MASTER CLASS | Marie-France Levesque: “Classical Ballet” | 10:15am | Gym 104
Nov 17 SPECIAL EVENT | Global Festival | 11:15am | 
SMC Quad
Nov 17 SPECIAL EVENT | Alisa Ben & Aimee Chen: ”Female Voices in the Music Business” | 11:15am | HSS 165
Nov 18 MUSIC | SMC Opera Theatre | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 18 THEATER | “SMC Musical Theatre Workshop” Opening Night | Studio Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | See listing for dates and times
Nov 18 PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Gemini 12: ‘The End’ – EVA Mastered At Last!” | 8pm | Drescher 223
Nov 19 DANCE | Synapse Dance Theater Contemporary Dance Ensemble | 4pm &7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 20 THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter | 11am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 20 MUSIC | SMC Jazz Band | 2pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 20 DANCE | Synapse Dance Theater Contemporary Dance Ensemble | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 25 SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Ballet | 7pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 26 SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Ballet | 1pm & 5pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Nov 27 SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Ballet | 1pm & 5pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 2 JAZZ | Kevin Brandon (Brandino) and Friends | 7pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 2 SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Ballet | 7pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 2 THEATER | “Blithe Spirit.” Opening Night | Main Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | See listing for dates and times
Dec 2 PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Juno Progress Report” | 8pm | Drescher 223
Dec 3 SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Ballet | 1pm & 5pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 4 SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Ballet | 1pm & 5pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 6 MUSIC | Piano Ensemble Recital | 11:15am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 6 SPECIAL EVENT | Andre Gordon: “Making it in the Entertainment Business” | 11:15am | HSS 165
Dec 6 MUSIC | SMC Concert Chorale | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 8 MUSIC | SMC Percussion Ensemble Recital | 11:30am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 8 MUSIC | Piano Ensemble Recital | 7:30pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 9-10 SPECIAL EVENT | Holiday Student Art Sale | 10am-9pm | Barrett Art Gallery | 
SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 9 MUSIC | SMC Jazz Vocal Ensemble | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 9 PLANETARIUM SHOW | “A Winter’s Solstice” | 8pm | Drescher 223
Dec 10 MUSIC | SMC Chamber Choir | 4pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 10 DANCE | Global Motion World Dance Company | 4pm & 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 11 THE EDYE | Family Workshop: “Dance with 
Kai Collins” | 10am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 11 MUSIC | SMC Wind Ensemble | 2pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 11 DANCE | Global Motion World Dance Company | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing 
Arts Center
Dec 11 SPECIAL EVENT | Holiday Student Art Sale | 12pm-6pm | Barrett Art Gallery |
SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 12 THE BROAD STAGE | Piotr Beczala with Orchestra | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 14 MUSIC | SMC Vocal Department Showcase | 7:30pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 15-16 THE BROAD STAGE | Impro Theatre: 1966 Holiday Variety Extravaganza | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 16 PLANETARIUM SHOW | “A Winter’s Solstice” | 8pm | Drescher 223
Dec 17 THE BROAD STAGE | Impro Theatre: 1966 Holiday Variety Extravaganza | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Dec 18 THE BROAD STAGE | David Broza & Friends: “The Not Quite Xmas Spectacular” | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

January - February 2017

Date Events
Jan 6 PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “A 9-Day-Old Moon and Winter Clusters!“ | 8pm | Drescher 223
Jan 8 THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter | 11am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Jan 13 PLANETARIUM SHOW | “A Failure of Imagination – The Tragedy of Apollo 1” | 8pm | Drescher 223
Jan 14 ART TALK | Gallery talk by “An Invitation to Rome” exhibition artists Brian Booth Craig, Sean Cheetham, Hollis Dunlap, David Simon, and Marc Trujillo | 5pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Jan 14 ART EXHIBIT | ”An Invitation to Rome” Exhibition Reception | 6pm-8pm | Barrett Art Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center
Jan 14 THE BROAD STAGE | Matthew Morrison | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Jan 15 THE BROAD STAGE | The Bad Plus | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Jan 16 SPECIAL EVENT | Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration 2017 | 9am | SGI (Soka Gakkai International) Auditorium
Jan 19 ART EXHIBIT | Cheryl Walker Exhibition Opening Reception | 5pm-6:30pm | Emeritus College Gallery
Jan 20 PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Starbirth in Orion’s Sword” | 8pm | Drescher 223
Jan 27 PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “Orion, the Seven Sisters, and the Winter Hexagon!” | 8pm | Drescher 223
Jan 28 SPECIAL EVENT | Emeritus College Acting Troupe Showcase | 1pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center
Feb 1-3 THE BROAD STAGE | Anna Deavere Smith: “Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education” | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Feb 3 PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Go at Throttleup – 
The Loss of Challenger” | 8pm | Drescher 223
Feb 4 THE BROAD STAGE | Anna Deavere Smith: “Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education” | 2pm & 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
Feb 5 THE BROAD STAGE | Anna Deavere Smith: “Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education” | 2pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center​

Life Long Learning Community 

For More Information

For a calendar of events, visit our events website or call the SMC Events Office at (310) 434-3005. Channel 28, SMC’s cable channel, also cablecasts an events bulletin board to the Santa Monica area.


 

SMC Event Locations & Parking

All SMC event locations are accessible. If you have questions or concerns about accessibility, please call (310) 434-3005.

Campus maps and point-to-point directions to SMC’s main campus, Bundy Campus, Airport Arts Campus, Academy of Entertainment & Technology Technology (AET; currently closed for construction), and Emeritus College, as well as The Edye and The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center. Please see Transportation at SMC for parking information.

Plan to arrive early! Unless otherwise noted, seating for all events is strictly on a first-arrival basis. Call (310) 434-3005 or visit the Events at SMC website at for program updates.


 

SMC Event Tickets

Unless otherwise noted, advance tickets for most events with an admission charge may be purchased online, then clicking on the category at the left of this page then clicking the "BUY NOW' button by phone at (310) 434‑3005, or in person at the SMC Theatre Arts Box Office (Theatre Arts Complex, SMC Main Campus). Box Office days of operation are Tuesday through Thursday. The Box Office is closed on Monday and Friday. A small service fee may apply.

Reservations and tickets for selected events at The Eli & Edythe Broad Stage and The Edye are available by calling (310) 434-3200 (see specific listings for details).


Online Ticketing Fees

There is a $1.00 per ticket service charge, a credit card fee of 3.5% and a Vendini ticketing fee. Please see below fees that apply to online orders:

Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.

Ticket Price
Fees
Example: Tickets purchased --
$00.00 - $9.99
3.5% + $1.50
1 General Admission $9.99 x 3.5% credit card fee = $10.34 + $1.50 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $12.84 Total ticket sale.
$10.00 - $19.99
3.5% + $2.00
1 General Admission $10.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $10.35 + $2.00 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $13.35 Total ticket sale.
$20.00 - $29.99
3.5% + $2.50
1 General Admission $20.00 x 3.5% credit card = $20.70 + $2.50 Vendini online ticketing fee +$1.00 service charge = $24.20 Total ticket sale.
$30.00 - $39.99
3.5% + $3.00
1 General Admission $30.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $31.05 + $3.00 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $35.05 Total ticket sale.
$40.00 - UP
3.5% + $3.50
1 General Admission $40.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $41.40 + $3.50 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $45.90 Total ticket sale.
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