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Monica Film Center
1332 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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SEA OF HOPE Q&A Opening Night at the Monica Film Center.

SEA OF HOPE explorer and narrator Max Kennedy will participate in a Q&A following the Friday, January 13 7:50 PM showing at the Monica Film Center.
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LAEMMLE LIVE: New Series Launch with Samohi Chamber Orchestra - Sunday January 22, 2017

Don't miss the debut of LAEMMLE LIVE!  Our new live performance series at the Monica Film Center kicks off Sunday, Jan. 22 with SAMOHI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA and special guest host RICH CAPPERELA of KUSC.  Santa Monica High School's 18-piece string orchestra will perform pieces by luminaries such as Villa-Lobos, Beethoven and Elgar. The orchestra is directed by Joni Swenson and Jason Aiello. We are delighted to be launching Laemmle Live with these talented youngsters from just up the street.  Please help us welcome them as we celebrate the launch of this new program.   RSVP using Eventbrite or [...]
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Our January-March Culture Vulture Schedule is Set!

Dear opera, ballet, fine art and live theater buffs, we have completed the schedule for our weekly Culture Vulture series, January, February and March 2017 and we have got some wonderful things to show you. As you may or may not know, we screen these every Monday night at 7:30 and Tuesday afternoon at 1 at the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the Town Center 5 in Encino, the Claremont 5 in Claremont, the Ahyra Fine Arts and the Monica Film Center in Santa Monica. The full schedule is below and January 9 & 10: THE GOLDEN AGE from the Bolshoi Ballet A satire of Europe during the Roaring 20s, THE GOLDEN AGE makes for an original, colorful, [...]
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Hung Viet Nguyen: Sacred Landscapes

Art in the Arthouse welcomes SACRED LANDSCAPES, an exhibit by artist HUNG VIET NGUYEN, on display at the Monica Film Center from Dec 2016 – Feb 2017. Curated by Tish Laemmle, Sacred Landscapes showcases a large selection of Nguyen's majestic paintings, primarily landscapes and captivating abstract works. The work transports you into the mind of the artist who has an enigmatic connection to nature. Painting from memory, Nguyen renders an impressive amount detail in stunning and unexpected compositions that seem to suspend reality. Viewing his work has a spiritual quality that can only be experienced  [...]
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Miracle of Miracles ... Fiddler Sing-a-Long + First Night of Chanukah Celebration!

*** FIDDLER UPDATES  (skip to main article) We're pleased to announce an dynamic and eclectic line-up of Fiddler Hosts for 2016! Ahrya Fine Arts Cantor Phil Baron - of Valley Beth Shalom - BUY TIX BONUS! - BARBARA ISENBERG will be on hand to sign copies of her book TRADITION!: The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood Story of Fiddler on the Roof, the World's Most Beloved Musical. Claremont 5 Cantor Paul Buch  - of Temple Beth Israel - BUY TIX NoHo 7 Susan Edwards Martin - Broadway star, entertainer - BUY TIX Playhouse Jason Moss - of Jewish Fede [...]
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