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August 2017 – February 2018 

   Aug 25  THE BROAD STAGE | John Mayall | 7:30 p.m.  
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

   Aug 28  SMC Fall Semester begins

   Aug 28  SMC Community Education Fall Semester begins​

   Aug 31  DANCE | Dance Department Open House  
11:30 a.m. | CPC 304

   Sep 3  THE BROAD STAGE | Broad Fest | 2 p.m.-7 p.m.  The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

   Sep 5  SOCIAL JUSTICE SERIES | Frankie Guzman: "From Breaking Laws to Making Laws: Insights from 

               a Former 'Juvenile Delinquent,' Now a Juvenile Justice Attorney" | 11:15 a.m. | HSS 165

    Sep 7 & 8  THE BROAD STAGE | National Geographic Live! 
Joel Sartore: "Building the Photo Ark" |

                      7:30 p.m.  
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 8  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Solar System Exploration Review" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Sep 9  ART EXHIBIT | Joseph Dumbacher and John Dumbacher: "line-of-site" Exhibition Gallery Reception | 

                  5 p.m.-8 p.m. | Barrett Art Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 10  THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter | 11 a.m. The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 12  LITERARY TALK & READING | Edward J. Larson: 
"A Reading with Edward J. Larson" | 11:15 a.m.  HSS 165

    Sep 14  THE BROAD STAGE | Josh Groban | 7:30 p.m.  
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 15  JAZZ | Nick Mancini Group | 7 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 15  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Hail and Farewell Cassini!" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Sep 16  SPECIAL EVENT | Coastal Cleanup Day | 9 a.m.  Tower 20 at Santa Monica Beach

    Sep 16  THE BROAD STAGE | Dream Orchestra: "Dreams 
of Tchaikovsky" featuring Violinist Ye-Eun Choi  7:30 p.m. |                   The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 17  SPECIAL EVENT/LITERARY | SMR at Beyond Baroque | 4:30 p.m. | Beyond Baroque Literary 
Arts Center

    Sep 18  THE BROAD STAGE | The Broad Stage & Sotheby's Institute of Art – Los Angeles Present: "Artists Talk" |                         7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 19  MUSIC | SMC Alumni Recital: Meagan Martin
11:15 a.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing 
Arts Center

    Sep 21  SOCIAL JUSTICE SERIES | "Approaches to Alleviating Homelessness" Film Screening, Panel Discussion, &                     Clothing Drive | 11:15 a.m.  
HSS 165

    Sep 22  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Solar Eclipse Observing Report" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Sep 23  THE BROAD STAGE | Versa-Style Dance Company | 11 a.m. & 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at                                         SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 24  THE EDYE | Santa Monica Rep Reads: "The Madwoman of Chaillot" by Jean Giraudoux | 4 p.m. |                                     The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 26  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Charlie Chacon: West Los Documentary Screening and                                         Filmmaker Q&A | 11:15 a.m. & 7 p.m. | HSS 165

    Sep 26  DANCE MASTER CLASS | Yvette Tucker: "Commercial Dance and Surviving Auditions"  12:30 p.m. |                                 CPC 314

    Sep 28  ART EXHIBIT | Milton Quon Exhibition Opening Reception | 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. | Emeritus Art Gallery

    Sep 28  THE BROAD STAGE | Bettye Lavette | 7:30 p.m.  The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 29  THE BROAD STAGE | Young Musicians Foundation Debut Chamber Orchestra: "2017/18 Season Opening                       Concert" | 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 29  THEATER | "Moon Over Buffalo" Opening Night  Main Stage at Theatre Arts Complex |                                                       See listing for dates and times

    Sep 29  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "Sondheim Unscripted"  8 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Sep 29  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Solar Eclipse Observing Report" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Sep 30  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "Sondheim Unscripted" 5 p.m. & 8 p.m. | The Edye at SMC                                                       Performing 
Arts Center

      Oct 1  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "Sondheim Unscripted" 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing                                    
Arts Center

      Oct 1  THE BROAD STAGE | The Moth Mainstage  
7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Oct 3  ART LECTURE | Dr. Charlene Villaseñor Black: 
"Sor Juana and the Dangers of Intellectual Desire"                                    11:15 a.m. | HSS 165

      Oct 5  LITERARY TALK & READING | Sholeh Wolpé: "A Reading by Sholeh Wolpé" | 11:15 a.m. | HSS 165

      Oct 5  THE BROAD STAGE | The Pine Leaf Boys | 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Oct 6  JAZZ | Billy Childs and Prophecy | 7 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

     Oct 6  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "OSIRIS-REx – Earth Encounter and On to Bennu!" | 8 p.m.  
Drescher 223

     Oct 7  THE BROAD STAGE | Jazzy Ash & The Leaping Lizards | 11 a.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC                                            Performing Arts Center

    Oct 7  THE EDYE | Lost Moon Radio Presents: "The Sapphire Sisters' Daughters of Our Mothers Festival"                                   | 7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Oct 8  SPECIAL EVENT/LITERARY | Issue Launch Party: SMR Presents... | 5 p.m. | The Edye at SMC                                        Performing Arts Center

    Oct 12  SOCIAL JUSTICE SERIES | Bruce Levitt: Human Again Documentary Film Screening and Discussion                               | 11:15 a.m. | HSS 165

    Oct 13  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "OSIRIS-REx – Earth Encounter and On to Bennu!" | 8 p.m.  
Drescher 223

    Oct 14  ART EXHIBIT | Joseph Dumbacher and John Dumbacher: "line-of-site" Exhibition Closing Reception

                 | 3 p.m.-4 p.m. | Barrett Art Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Oct 14  THE BROAD STAGE | The Stanley Clarke Band  7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Oct 15  THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter | 11 a.m.  The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Oct 15  MUSIC | SMC Wind Ensemble | 4 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Oct 16-20 SPECIAL EVENT | Campus Sustainability Week 2017 | See smc.edu/sustainabilityweek for schedule

    Oct 17  ART LECTURE | Will Finn: "A Conversation with Legendary Disney Animator Will Finn" | 11:15 a.m. HSS 165

    Oct 20  ART LECTURE | Nick Bontrager & Adam Fung: "Autonomous Art Systems: Opportunities, Pitfalls,

                 & Implications of Drones in Art" | 12:45 p.m.  
HSS 165

    Oct 20  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Apollo 4: When the Power Met the Dream" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Oct 20  THEATER | "Lovin' Lady: Nashville Meets Kurdistan" Opening Night | Studio Stage at Theatre Arts                                    ​Complex | See listing for dates and times

    Oct 21  THE EDYE | Perla Batalla's House of Cohen 
8 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Oct 22  MUSIC | SMC Jazz Band | 4 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Oct 23  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Marty Callner: "A Conversation with Director, Producer, &                                      Creator Marty Callner" | 7 p.m. | HSS 165

    Oct 23  THE BROAD STAGE | Trial By Jury: "A Case of Deportation" | 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at

                 
SMC Performing Arts Center

    Oct 25  DANCE MASTER CLASS | Michel Gervais: "Ballet"  12:30 p.m. | CPC 304 & 308

    Oct 25  SPECIAL EVENT/LITERARY | SMR at Lit Crawl L.A. 2017 | 6 p.m. | North Hollywood Arts District

    Oct 26  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Allan Kartun: "Directing Event Television" | 11:15 a.m.  
HSS 165

    Oct 27  PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: "First Quarter Moon, the Ring Nebula, and a Pretty                              Double Star!" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Oct 27  JAZZ | Gilbert Castellanos | 7 p.m. | Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Oct 27  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "Horror Unscripted"  
8 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Oct 28  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "Horror Unscripted"  
5 p.m. & 8 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing 
Arts Center

    Oct 29  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "Horror Unscripted"  
2 p.m. & 5 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing 
Arts Center

    Nov 3  MUSIC | Benefit Concert: SMC Applied Music Program | 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing                         Arts Center

    Nov 3  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Apollo 4: When the Power Met the Dream" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Nov 4  SPECIAL EVENT/INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS  Football: Corsairs Homecoming 2017 vs. College of                         the Canyons Cougars | 1 p.m. | Corsair Field            

    Nov 4  DANCE | Synapse Dance Theater Contemporary Dance Ensemble | 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage                         at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 4  ART EXHIBIT | Don Bachardy: "The Women, 50 Years of Portraits" Exhibition Gallery Reception  
                                       5 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Barrett Art Gallery at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 5  MUSIC | Emeritus Concert Band | 3 p.m.  
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 5  DANCE | Synapse Dance Theater Contemporary Dance Ensemble | 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage 
at                                   SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 8  THE BROAD STAGE | Azmeh/Avital/The Knights: "Improvisation Upon One Note" | 7:30 p.m.                                             
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 9  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Michael Grant: "Future News" | 11:15 a.m. | HSS 165

    Nov 10  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "L.A. Noir Unscripted"  8 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 11  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "L.A. Noir Unscripted"  5 p.m. & 8 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing 
                                   Arts Center

    Nov 12  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "L.A. Noir Unscripted"  2 p.m. & 5 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing                                     
Arts Center

    Nov 12  MUSIC | SMC Symphony Orchestra: "Eighteenth Century Perspectives" | 4 p.m. | The Broad Stage at                               SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 13  THE BROAD STAGE | Hiromi Duet Featuring Edmar Castañeda | 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at                                       SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 13-17 SPECIAL EVENT | International Education Week 2017 | See smc.edu/international for schedule

    Nov 15  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Jeff Wood: "So You Think You Can Act? A Talk and                                               On-Camera Workshop with Jeff Wood and Friends" | 3:30 p.m. | Business 111

    Nov 16  DANCE MASTER CLASS | Amy Morrow: "Gaga"  10:15 a.m. | CPC 304 & 308

    Nov 16  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Denice Frohman: "Finding Your Voice with Denice Frohman" |                               11:15 a.m. | HSS 165

    Nov 16  ART EXHIBIT | "The Ongoing Moment: Literature and Art from Emeritus" Exhibition Opening                                               Reception and Reading | 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. | Emeritus Art Gallery

    Nov 16  MUSIC | SMC Music Lecture-Recital | 7 p.m.  
The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 17  COMMUNICATION & MEDIA SERIES | Crimson Apple & Christopher Chen: "Behind the Music:                                         Performance & Conversation with Crimson Apple & Christopher Chen" | 10:30 a.m. | HSS 104

    Nov 17  MUSIC | SMC Jazz Vocal Ensemble | 7:30 p.m.  The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 17  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Holiday Telescope Buyer Survival Guide" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Nov 18  MUSIC | SMC Chamber Choir: "Singing for Our Lives" | 2 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing 
Arts Center    

    Nov 18  ART TALK | Don Bachardy: "About 'The Women, 50 Years of Portraits' Exhibition" | 3 p.m. |                                                 The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center  

    Nov 18  DANCE | Global Motion World Dance Company  4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at                                                   SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 19  THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter | 11 a.m. The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 19  MUSIC | SMC Wind Ensemble | 2 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 19  DANCE | Global Motion World Dance Company  7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 24  SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Ballet (Preview) | 7 p.m. | The Broad Stage at                                         
SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 25  SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Ballet | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. | The Broad Stage at                                           
SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 26  SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Ballet | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. | The Broad Stage at                                           
SMC Performing Arts Center

    Nov 27  MUSIC | SMC Jazz Band | 7:30 p.m. | Music Hall 
at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 1  SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Ballet | 7 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing                             Arts Center

    Dec 1  THEATER | "A Christmas Carol: A Musical Allegory" Opening Night | Main Stage at Theatre Arts Complex                         | See listing for dates and times

    Dec 1  PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: "Schroter's Valley on the Moon and the Seven Sisters"                         | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Dec 2  SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Ballet | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. | The Broad Stage                                               at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 3  SPECIAL EVENT | Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Ballet | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. | The Broad Stage                                                at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 5  MUSIC | Piano Ensemble Recital | 11:15 a.m.  Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 6  MUSIC | SMC Vocal Department Showcase  
7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 7  MUSIC | SMC Percussion Ensemble Recital  
11 a.m. | Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 7  MUSIC | Piano Ensemble Recital | 7:30 p.m.  
Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 8  MUSIC | SMC Concert Chorale: "Celebrate"   
7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 8  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "A Winter's Solstice"  
8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Dec 8 & 9  SPECIAL EVENT | Holiday Student Art Sale  
10 a.m.-9 p.m. | Barrett Art Gallery |

                         
SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 9  MUSIC | SMC Opera Theatre Presents: "Great Opera Arias" | 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at                                             SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 10  SPECIAL EVENT | Holiday Student Art Sale  
12 p.m. – 6 p.m. | Barrett Art Gallery | 
SMC Performing                                 Arts Center

    Dec 10  MUSIC | SMC Symphony Orchestra: "The Great Outdoors" | 2 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC                                           Performing Arts Center

    Dec 10  THE EDYE | Red Hen Press: "Poetry Through Voice: A Musical Showcase of Renowned Artists Hila                                   Plitmann and Eric Whitacre Paired with Performance Poetry" | 4 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing                                 Arts Center

    Dec 14    THE BROAD STAGE | National Geographic Live!

        & 15  Cristina Mittermeier: "Standing at the Water's Edge" | 7:30 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing                               Arts Center

    Dec 15  THEATER | "SMC Musical Theatre Workshop" Opening Night | Studio Stage at Theatre Arts Complex |                               See listing for dates and times

    Dec 15  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "Jane Austen Unscripted" | 8 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 15  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "A Winter's Solstice"  
8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Dec 16  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "Jane Austen Unscripted" | 5 p.m. & 8 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing                             Arts Center

    Dec 17  THE EDYE | Impro Theatre: "Jane Austen Unscripted" | 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing                             Arts Center

    Dec 17  THE BROAD STAGE | Antonio Lysy & Tom Beghin: "Tracing Beethoven's Genius Through the Sonata                               Cycle for Piano and Cello" | 2 p.m. | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Dec 21  THE BROAD STAGE | David Broza & Friends: "The Not Exactly Xmas Show" | 7:30 p.m. |                                                   The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

      Jan 5  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "NASA Commercial Crew Takes Flight" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223 

     Jan 11  THE BROAD STAGE | Small Mouth Sounds Opening Night | The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts                             Center | See listing for dates and times

    Jan 12  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "Starbirth in Orion's Sword" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Jan 13  SPECIAL EVENT | Emeritus Players Acting Showcase | 1 p.m. | The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Jan 14  THE EDYE | Beethoven, Bagels & Banter | 11 a.m. The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

    Jan 15  SPECIAL EVENT | Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration 2018 | 9 a.m. | SGI                                                              (Soka Gakkai International) Auditorium

    Jan 18  THE EDYE | Shakespeare His Wife and the Dog  The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center  
See listing                             for dates and times

    Jan 19  PLANETARIUM SHOW | Special Observing Event: "Orion, the Seven Sisters, and the Winter Hexagon!"                            | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

    Jan 25  ART EXHIBIT | Bruce Trentham Exhibition Opening Reception | 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. | Emeritus Art Gallery

    Jan 26  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "NASA Commercial Crew Takes Flight" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223

     Feb 2  PLANETARIUM SHOW | "The TESS Mission: Exoplanet Targets for Webb" | 8 p.m. | Drescher 223​


                                                     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.        

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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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