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6 Get-Ready-for-Summer Family Ideas for the Weekend

Let's Go JULY -- Romance with Romeo and Juliet, great music at the Hollywood Bowl and the Santa Monica Pier, and a fascinating lecture about what we can learn from animals. There's always more online at The Family Savvy. Visit us for more!

Donald Sterling -- Crazy for Carnivals

Nothing takes your mind off a $2 billion legal war like some CARNIVAL GAMES... at least, that's what Donald Sterling was hoping for yesterday when he hit the Santa Monica pier. Sterling -- sporting a hat that isn't doing him any favors in his…

Festival Supreme Lineup 2014

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last year Tenacious D threw the inaugural Festival Supreme, a comedy-rock fest at Santa Monica Pier. The D’s big event is returning for a second go-round on 10/25, this time at LA Sports Arena & Exposition Park. The lineup features 40 music and/or comedy acts including heavy hitters Metalocalypse, Cheech & Chong, Margaret Cho, and [...]

Alessandra Ambrosio & Her Family Play At The Pier

Alessandra Ambrosio and her fiance Jamie Mazur were spotted hitting the rides at The Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier over the weekend with their kids Noah and Anja. The post Alessandra Ambrosio & Her Family Play At The Pier appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Bridges & Tunnels: New Santa Monica Pier Bridge Should Be Ready in 2017

The replacement for the 1939 Santa Monica Pier Bridge that awkwardly carries pedestrians, cars, and cyclists from Colorado Avenue to the pier is finally getting a big makeover, but it has some tight deadlines to meet. The environmental impact...

Special Olympics World Games Coming to L.A.!

I have been a volunteer for Special Olympics for the past 8 years. Each October we have a fund-raising event at the Santa Monica Pier, Pier del Sol, where several hundred individuals pay nicely to dine and play in the company of Honorary Chairman Maria Shriver and her (then) husband, the Governor. Show More Summary

Tony Horton Gets Candid About His Latest Book, The Big Picture

At 20 years old, Tony Horton was just another face in the crowd. A pantomime at the Santa Monica Pier by day, a Chippendales dancer by night, an aspiring actor and comedian in between. When his agent told him he needed to get fit toShow More Summary

Carolyn See celebrates 80th birthday

5 months agoArts : Arts Post

Carolyn See, a longtime book reviewer for The Washington Post, celebrated her 80th birthday on Sunday. The party on the Santa Monica Pier in California was hosted by her daughters, Clara Sturak and the novelist Lisa See. Among the invited guests were cultural critic Leo Braudy, LA Times film critic Kenny Turan, producer Charlie Hauck and Red […]

Neil Patrick Harris & Jaimie Alexander: Cirque du Soleil's Totem!

Neil Patrick Harris shares a sweet moment with his daughter Harper, 3, as they pose for a photograph at Cirque du Soleil’s Totem held at the Santa Monica Pier on Tuesday (January 21) in Santa Monica, Calif. The 40-year-old actor was joined by his partner David Burtka and their son Gideon, 3, Jaimie Alexander, Peter [...]

The Albright -- Santa Monica Pier's New Seafood Shack!

The very first thing I did when I moved permanently to Los Angeles in 1973 was to visit the Santa Monica Pier. I had just seen the wonderful film, The Sting, directed by my friend George Roy Hill, which starred Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Show More Summary

The Rossdales Visit The Circus!

It was a high flying afternoon under the big top for the Rossdales on Sunday. Gwen Stefani and her husband Gavin Rossdale were photographed leaving the Santa Monica Pier after taking in the Cirque du Soleil show Totem with their boys Kingston and Zuma.

Party Down: Santa Monica Making Pier Concerts Lamer To Cut Crowds

The Santa Monica City Council has voted in changes to the city's overwhelmingly-popular Twilight Concert Series that will, they hope, lead to smaller, safer events, rather than the massive "regional draws" that past concerts have turned out to be,...

L.A. Story: Santa Monica Takes the Startup World by Storm

FADE IN EXT. SANTA MONICA PIER - SUNRISE The beach is busy and full of beautiful people. Joggers, dog walkers mingle, while people wearing headphones sit on benches tapping away on lap tops, all in the glow of the California sun. HOWARD LEONHARDT (V.O.) In the modern age, whether we like it or not, all companies are media companies. Show More Summary

Party Down: SaMo Thinks Summer Pier Concerts Are Way Too Popular

Santa Monica Pier has become quite the venue in the last few years—hosting comedy and music festivals, showing outdoors movies—but events in the city's Twilight Concert Series (which drew 119,000 people during the 10-week 2012 season) have "ballooned into...

Party Police: Party-Pooping SaMo Cracks Down on Summer Concerts

Santa Monica Pier has become quite the venue in the last few years--hosting comedy and music festivals, showing outdoors movies--but events in the city's Twilight Concert Series (which drew 119,000 during 2012's ten-week summer concert season) have "ballooned into...

L.A. theater openings, Jan. 12-19: 'Deathtrap' at Long Beach Playhouse

6 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Long Beach Playhouse revives Ira Levin's "Deathtrap," Denis O’Hare recites "An Iliad" at the Broad, and "Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel" returns to Santa Monica Pier's West End Theatre.

Games of 2013: Grand Theft Auto 5

I live half a world away from the Santa Monica pier, but over the years I have been a frequent visitor to its planks, so ghosted by the insistent sun, so buffed and smoothed by the sandy wind. It's a handsome pier, narrow enough that...Show More Summary

Paul Sand, at home on the Santa Monica Pier

7 months agoArts : Culture Monster

The Santa Monica-based actor who won a Tony 43 years ago has opened his 'Cuttlefish Hotel' musical review above the Mariasol restaurant overlooking the ocean. The Santa Monica Pier is a second home to Paul Sand, the actor who won a Tony Award nearly 43 years ago playing 11 characters, including a dog, in "Paul Sills' Story Theatre."

Theater to See in L.A. This Week: Bette Midler Plays a Legendary Hollywood Agent

Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht find themselves on the Santa Monica Pier for Paul Sand's Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel -- a cabaret that critic Paul Birchall describes as a "tour de force."...

Review: 'Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel' finds its niche on pier

7 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Weimar cabaret meets Pacifica in “Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel,” carving a weirdly effective niche for itself on the Santa Monica Pier. This dark-tinged program of deathless songs from the beloved composer takes environmental theater to a highly specialized place.

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