​​Tickets for events with an admission charge may be purchased online (www.smc.edu/eventsinfo), 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.​

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Earth Week 2018

Celebrate Earth Week at SMC with a variety of speakers and activities that examine the environmental and ecological issues that impact you. Details were not confirmed at press time, however, so please see smc.edu/earthweek for up-to-date information. Sponsored by the SMC Center for Environmental and Urban Studies (CEUS) and Associated Students of Santa Monica College.

Mon-Fri, April 16-20 | Free
See smc.edu/earthweek for details


Modern Poetic Permutations

Come enjoy live poetry readings by a noteworthy spectrum of writers that includes Ernest Padilla, Mario Padilla, Wil Doucet, Grace Singh Smith, and Cecilia Martinez-Gil, as well as a selection of SMC students. Part of the Literary Talks & Readings series. Sponsored by the SMC Associates (smc.edu/associates) and SMC English Department.

Thu, April 19 | 11:15 a.m. | Free | HSS 165


SMC Opera Theatre Presents: Gianni Schicchi and Il campanello

Janelle DeStefano and Mercedes Juan Musotto, Directors. Puccini's one-act masterpiece Gianni Schicchi and Donizetti's delightful Il campanello come together for a double-bill of Italian comic opera. Set in Florence,
Gianni Schicchi tells the comic story of a money-grabbing family who relies on the cunning of Gianni Schicchi to try to change the will of a wealthy relative. Set in Naples, Il campanello is about a crafty young man who tries to disrupt the wedding night of his former girlfriend. SMC Opera Theatre presents a fully staged performance, with piano accompaniment.

Fri, May 11 | 7:30 p.m. | $20/$10

Sat, May 12 | 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. | $20/$10

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


Emeritus Concert Band

Yosuke Miyoshi, Conductor. March concert presents an eclectic collection of classic and contemporary concert band music by composers Jack Stamp, David Maslanka, Morten Lauridsen, Julie Giroux, and John Philip Sousa, and features the Venice High School Band, conducted by David W. Lee, performing alongside the Emeritus Concert Band. June concert will feature island-themed music. Call (310) 434-4306 for details.

​Sun, June 10  | 3 p.m. | Free

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


SMC LA Mode 2018 Fashion Show

Don't miss the excitement of SMC's renowned annual fashion extravaganza showcasing the talents of our fashion design and fashion merchandising students. "Style | Substance | Sustainability" will be the theme for LA Mode 2018. A casual reception precedes the show. Call (310) 434-3547, visit SMC LA Mode Fashion Show on Facebook, or send email to LAmode@smc.edu for details.

Mon, June 11 | Reception 6 p.m.; Show 7 p.m. | $25/$20
Barnum Hall (SM High School, 600 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica)


Santa Monica College's 88th Commencement Ceremony

Come join us in honoring and celebrating our Santa Monica College graduates on this exciting day.

Tue, June 12 | 6 p.m. | Free | Corsair Stadium


Celebrate America​

SMC's Independence Day Celebration—the biggest, most sensational patriotic community event on the Westside! Bring your family and friends to SMC for a star-spangled salute to our nation's independence. Come early, picnic on the lawn, enjoy continuous entertainment and special exhibits (with plenty of refreshments available for purchase), and cap off the evening with a spectacular fireworks salute to America.

Sat, June 30 | 5 p.m. | Free | Corsair Stadium


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, July 14 | 1 p.m. | Free

The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center​​