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Special Events

​​Tickets for events with an admission charge may be purchased online (, by phone at (310) 434-3005, or in person at the SMC Events Box Office (Theatre Arts Complex, SMC Main Campus; limited hours). A modest service charge applies.

Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.


Sustainability Week 2017

Come listen to experts debate the critical issues of our day, participate in workshops and a day of service, view special screenings of documentaries, and get acquainted with the students, faculty, and resources making positive changes on the Santa Monica College campus. See for an up-to-date list of events. Sponsored by the Associated Students of Santa Monica College and SMC's Center for Environmental and Urban Studies.

October 16-20 See for details


SMC Corsairs Homecoming 2017

The SMC Corsairs challenge the College of the Canyons Cougars in this year's action-packed football game. Get ready for the excitement with Spirit Week's special Homecoming 2017 activities and entertainment. For details on daily events and other information, 
please call (310) 434-4310 or (310) 434-3000.

Spirit Week | Mon-Fri, October 30 – November 3   

Free | Campus-Wide

Homecoming | Sat, November 4 | 1 p.m.  

$5 General/$3 Youth & Seniors |Corsair Field


Emeritus Concert Band

Yosuke Miyoshi, Conductor. Join us for an eclectic concert featuring a collection of tropical-themed music. Call (310) 434-4306 for details.

Sun, November 5 | 3 p.m. | Free

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


International Education Week 2017

Join us for our 18th annual International Education Week (IEW) November 13-17. Celebrate SMC's diverse campus community—which includes more than 3,400 students from more than 110 nations around the world—with special activities and events. Please see for a complete schedule.

November 13-17 | 11:15 a.m. | Free | HSS 165


Issue Launch Party: SMR Presents...

Join us at an intimate Santa Monica performance space to enjoy literary readings by four Santa Monica Review contributorsBrendan Park, Mark Gozonsky, Inna Effress, and Suzanne Greenberg (Lesson Plans)—with book signing and refreshments. Welcome by journalist Rick Wartzman (The End of Loyalty). Free parking on premises. Please visit for 
ticket details.

Sun, October 8 | 5 p.m. | $10

The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center​



Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Ballet

The SMC Symphony and SMC student dancers partner once again with the Westside Ballet for its annual holiday Nutcracker extravaganza. Come see the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Prince, and all the other wonderful characters in Tchaikovsky’s classic come to life—with falling snow and a Christmas tree that grows—in a theater where every seat provides visual and audio delights for all ages. Produced with support from Santa Monica College, the SMC Public Policy Institute, and the City of Santa Monica. Please or call (800) 595-4849 for information and to purchase tickets. Part of the SMC Public Policy Institute’s Fall Arts & Cultural Affairs Symposium

Preview: Fri, November 24 | 7 p.m.

Sat, November 25 | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.

Sun, November 26 | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.

Fri, December 1 | 7 p.m.

Sat, December 2 | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.

Sun, December 3 | 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.

See for ticket details

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center​

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Holiday Student Art Sale

Fri & Sat, December 8 & 9 | 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sun, December 10 | 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Barrett Art Gallery | SMC Performing Arts Center​


Emeritus Players Acting Showcase

Conversations: Scenes from Film and Theatre

Mark your calendar for our performance showcase featuring silly, serious, and quirky scenes that inspire, entertain, and—hopefully!—give you something 
to think about. For more information, please call 
(310) 434-4306.

Sat, January 13 | 1 p.m. | Free

The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center​​

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Martin Luther King, Jr.
Birthday Celebration 2018

Join us for one of Southern California's largest and most diverse celebrations of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., honoring his memory and his work toward nonviolence. This year's celebration marks the event's 33rd year and embraces the theme "Never Lose Hope: Unity Wins." Keynote speaker will be Olympic gold-medalist Tommie Smith. The multiethnic interfaith program includes inspirational readings, music, and presentations of scholarships. Immediately following 
the program, a Community Involvement Fair (held nearby at 725 California Ave., Santa Monica) offers refreshments and informational displays by a variety of community organizations. Sponsors: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition; City of Santa Monica; 
RAND Corporation; CityTV-Santa Monica; SGI-USA; Santa Monica College; and the SMC Associates 

Mon, January 15 | 9 a.m. | Free 

Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Auditorium(525 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica)​​​​​

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