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Events at a Glance

 

august - december 2016            

     Aug 29  SMC Fall Semester begins


       Sep 8   SCIENCE LECTURE | Sarah Tolbert: “Self-Assembled Nanomaterials – Using Basic Science to Move Toward Solutions to   Practical Problems in Energy Storage, Energy Harvesting, and Nanomagnetics” | 11:15am | Science 140


       Sep 9   PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “First Quarter Moon, Saturn, and a Pretty Double Star!” | 8pm | Drescher 223


      Sep 10  ART EXHIBIT | ”Sanctum: John M. Miller” Gallery Reception | 5pm-7pm | Barrett Art Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Sep 13  SCIENCE LECTURE | Dr. Barbara Millen: “2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Inspiring Healthy Campuses! It’s Your   Health and You’re in Charge!” | 11:15am | Science 140


      Sep 15  LITERARY TALK | Tony Barnstone: “From Vampires to Space Opera: The Poetry of Pulp Genres” | 11:15am | HSS 165


      Sep 16  PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Autumn Deep Sky Wonders and Star Party Planner” | 8pm | Drescher 223


      Sep 17  ART TALK | David Pagel | 3pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Sep 18  THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter | 11am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Sep 22  ART EXHIBIT | Cheri Dickinson, Lorraine Ginsburg, & Starrie Ming Exhibition Opening Reception | 5pm-6:30pm | Emeritus   College Gallery


      Sep 23  JAZZ | Kenny Sara & The Sounds of New Orleans | 7pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Sep 23  THE BROAD STAGE | Diavolo | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Sep 23  PLANETARIUM SHOW | “Gemini 11 – Fast Rendezvous, Altitude Record, and More EVA Issues” | 8pm | Drescher 223


      Sep 24  THE BROAD STAGE | Diavolo | 2pm & 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Sep 25  THE EDYE | Family Workshop: “Music & Singing with Parker Bent” | 10am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Sep 25  THE BROAD STAGE | Diavolo | 2pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Sep 29  DANCE MASTER CLASS | Andrew Vaca: “Jazz/Modern” | 10:15am | Gym 104


      Sep 29  SPECIAL EVENT | Pasadena Fire Chief Bertral T. Washington & CSUN Athletic Director Dr. Brandon E. Martin: “Leadership in     the African American Community” | 11:15am | HSS 165


      Sep 30  PLANETARIUM SHOW | Guest Lecture: Shelley R. Bonus: “What Will NASA Explore Next?” | 8pm | Drescher 223


        Oct 1  THE BROAD STAGE | Shane Koyczan | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


        Oct 2  THE BROAD STAGE | Brad Mehldau & Joshua Redman | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


        Oct 4  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Andy Signore: “How Videos Go Viral” | 11:15am | HSS 165


        Oct 6  LITERARY TALK & READING | May-lee Chai: “Dragon Chica: A Reading” | 11:15am | HSS 165


        Oct 7  THEATER | “Emancipation” Opening Night | Main Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | See listing for dates and times


        Oct 7  PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: “Six Day Old Moon, the Ring Nebula, and a Pretty Double  Star!”  |  8pm  |  Drescher 223


        Oct 7  THE EDYE | Angel City Jazz Festival: Steve Lehman Trio & David Binney Trio | 8pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


        Oct 8  THE BROAD STAGE | Angela Gheorghiu with Tiberiu Soare, Conductor, and Călin Brătescu, Tenor | 7:30pm | The Broad  Stage  at SMC Performing Arts Center


        Oct 9  SPECIAL EVENT/LITERARY | Issue Launch Party: SMR Presents... | 5pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


        Oct 9  MUSIC | SMC Symphony Orchestra | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 11  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Alvin Irby: “Promoting Urban Literacy Through Barbershop Libraries” | 11:15am | HSS 165


      Oct 11  SCIENCE LECTURE | Dr. Andrea Donnellan: “Studying Earthquakes from Space” | 11:15am | Science 140


      Oct 13  SPECIAL EVENT | National Hispanic Heritage Month: Readings by Ernesto & Mario Padilla, Wil Doucett, Grace Smith, Jasmin  Ortega, & Others: “Unacknowledged Legislators of the World vs. Ozymandius” | 11:15am | HSS 165


 Oct 13-14 THE BROAD STAGE | National Geographic Live! Charlie Hamilton James, Photojournalist: “I Bought a Rainforest: From Manu to  Yellowstone” | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 14  PLANETARIUM SHOW | “OSIRIS-REx: The Asteroid Sample Return Mission” | 8pm | Drescher 223


      Oct 14  THE EDYE | Angel City Jazz Festival: Extreme Bass Night | 8pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 15  DANCE/FILM | Tribute to Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor, and Stanley Donen & Screening of Film Singin’ in the  Rain | 6pm | HSS 165


      Oct 15  THE BROAD STAGE | Joey Alexander | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 16  THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter | 11am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 16  MUSIC | SMC Jazz Band | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


 Oct 17-21  SPECIAL EVENT | Campus Sustainability Week | See www.smc.edu/sustainabilityweek for schedule


      Oct 20  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Film Screening and Q&A: Tom Yellin: Cartel Land | 7pm | HSS 165


      Oct 21  JAZZ | Gilbert Castellanos Quartet | 7pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 21  THE BROAD STAGE | Young Musicians Foundation (YMF) Great Music Series Performance: YMF Debut Orchestra 2016/17  Season Opening Concert | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 21  PLANETARIUM SHOW | “OSIRIS-REx: The Asteroid Sample Return Mission” | 8pm | Drescher 223


      Oct 22  ART TALK | ”About the ‘Collaboration’ Exhibition” | 5pm | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 22  ART EXHIBIT | ”Collaboration: A Collaborative Exhibition of Authors, Writers, Deluxe Box Editions, Published Artists and their  Artwork from ZERO + Publishing” Exhibition Reception | 6pm-8pm | Barrett Art Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 22  THE BROAD STAGE | Basiani, the State Ensemble of Georgian Folk Singing | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing  Arts Center


      Oct 23  THE EDYE | Family Workshop: “Storytelling with Antonio Sacre” | 10am | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 23  MUSIC | SMC Wind Ensemble | 4pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 27  DANCE MASTER CLASS | Jackie Lopez: “Hip-Hop” | 12:30pm | Gym 104


 Oct 27-28  THE BROAD STAGE | BODYTRAFFIC | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


      Oct 28  THEATER | ”QUARTET: Samuel Beckett’s Short Plays: Come and Go • What Where • Catastrophe • Quad” Opening   Night  | Studio Stage at Theatre Arts Complex | See listing for dates and times


      Oct 28  PLANETARIUM SHOW | “The Total Eclipse of August 21, 2017” | 8pm | Drescher 223


      Oct 29  SPECIAL EVENT/INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS | Football: Corsairs Homecoming 2016 vs. Bakersfield College Renegades   | 6pm | Corsair Field


      Oct 29  THE BROAD STAGE | BODYTRAFFIC | 7:30pm | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


       Nov 1  SCIENCE LECTURE | Bonnie Modugno: “Feeding Ourselves” | 11:15am | HSS 165


       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

 

        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​

 
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                                                                 For More Information

For a calendar of events, visit our events website at www.smc.edu/eventsinfo 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.
 
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SMC Event Locations & Parking
All SMC event locations are accessible. If you have questions or concerns about accessibility, please call (310) 434-3005.

Please visit www.smc.edu/MapsDirections/Pages/default.aspx for 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 www.smc.edu/transportation​ 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 our website at www.smc.edu/eventsinfo for program updates.
 
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SMC Event Tickets
Unless otherwise noted, advance tickets for most events with an admission charge may be purchased online www.smc.edu/eventsinfo, then clicking on the category at the left of this page then clicking the "BUY NOW' button by phone at (310) 4343005, 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 --
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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. 
$00.00 - $9.99 3.5% + $1.50
$10.00 - $19.99
3.5% + $2.00
$20.00 - $29.99
3.5% + $2.50
$30.00 - $39.99
3.5% + $3.00
 $40.00 - UP
3.5% + $3.50

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