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LAEMMLE LIVE presents Musicians of Orchestra Santa Monica July 15

This is a Free Event RSVP on EventbriteJoin us as LAEMMLE LIVE proudly presents musicians from Orchestra Santa Monica at the Monica Film Center July 15. Lisa Kohorn-clarinet, Larry Kohorn and Cindy Bandel-violins, Brooke Wharton-viola, Eran Marcus-cello perform Alexander Krein Jewish Sketches #1, op. 12 and Johannes Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115  for clarinet in A with String Quartet.Founded in 2012, Orchestra Santa Monica (OSM) has already established itself as an important civic institution, providing Santa Monica and its surrounding communities with a first-class orchestra which presents accessibly-pr [...]
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55th Anniversary Screening of IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD (1963) on Father’s Day in Beverly Hills

Celebrate Father’s Day at the movies as Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present a 55th anniversary screening of an all-star comic romp, Stanley Kramer’s IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD. After making several Oscar-winning and nominated dramas like Judgment at Nuremberg, Inherit the Wind, On the Beach, and The Defiant Ones, Kramer (the winner of the Motion Picture Academy’s prestigious Irving G. Thalberg Award) decided to shift gears and make his first slapstick comedy.The plot revolves around the frantic and desperate search for a cache of money hidden by an ex-convict. Although the film is basicall [...]
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ART IN THE ARTHOUSE presents: DANIELA SCHWEITZER: THE JOYFUL DANCE TO WATER in Santa Monica

ART IN THE ARTHOUSE invites you to view our newest exhibit in Santa Monica, DANIELA SCHWEITZER: THE JOYFUL DANCE TO WATER. All works are for sale and on display till August 29, 2018. Please visit our galleries on both floors at the Monica Film Center next time you come for a movie. Or just stop by; movie tickets are not required to view our art.About the exhibitDANIELA SCHWEITZER is an artist, a painter, deeply connected to movement, light and the color of water. She captures moments and manifestations of aquatic colors, oceanic gatherings, and the compositional arc of a young dancer’s arms. With a nod to the Bay Area figurative mo [...]
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THE DEER HUNTER with Actor John Savage In Person on Tuesday, May 29 at the Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills

On the day after Memorial Day, Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present one of the greatest of all war films, Oscar’s Best Picture of 1978, THE DEER HUNTER.Actor John Savage will participate in a Q&A at the 40th anniversary screening on Tuesday, May 29th at 7:15pm at the Ahrya Fine Arts theater in Beverly Hills. Click here for tickets.The film won four other Oscars, including Best Director for Michael Cimino and Best Supporting Actor for Christopher Walken. Robert De Niro earned a nomination for Best Actor, and Meryl Streep earned her very first nomination for her performance in the film. Deric Washburn wrote the [...]
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LAEMMLE LIVE presents Los Angeles Youth Orchestra Chamber Players June 3

Join us on June 3 as LAEMMLE LIVE proudly presents chamber players from The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra at the Monica Film Center. LAYO is comprised of pre-college age musicians from greater Los Angeles who rehearse and perform classical symphonic masterworks and contemporary music. Collective talent, intellectual curiosity, and discipline are key to student performances of programs that model professional orchestras, more than conventional youth orchestras.Each season, the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra serves over 120 student musicians, ages 8-18, who hail from 60 different public and private schools. In addition to studying privately and atte [...]
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LAEMMLE LIVE presents ACADEMY PHILHARMONIC May 6

This is a Free Event RSVP on EventbriteLAEMMLE LIVE proudly presents the Academy Philharmonic, Sunday, May 6, 2018. Middle school students from the woodwind and brass sections of Elemental Music perform chamber music from different genres. Sunday's program will include Fire Dance by David Shaffer, March (from Second Suite in F) by Gustav Holst, arr. Scott Stanton, Amparito Roca by Jaime Texidor, arr. James Curnow, and additional selections announced from the stage.Academy Philharmonic is a program of Elemental Music, created to inspire, train, and nurture young musicians in Santa Monica. The organization began in 2004 by a SMMUSD mu [...]
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SHELTER Q&A at the Fine Arts on Sunday, April 8.

National Public Radio film critic Ella Taylor will lead a Q&A after the 1:30 PM screening of SHELTER at the Ahrya Fine Arts on Sunday, April
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Friday the 13th Screening of ROSEMARY’S BABY at the Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills

To provide shivers and thrills on Friday the 13th, Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series present a 50th anniversary screening of one of the most terrifying movies of all time, ROSEMARY'S BABY. Ira Levin’s ingenious best-selling novel imagined a witches’ coven hiding in plain sight in contemporary Manhattan and hatching a plot to bring the Devil’s son to earth. Producer William Castle, the mastermind behind many successful B-horror movies, graduated to the A ranks with this classy production. Paramount’s head of production, Robert Evans, hired acclaimed European director Roman Polanski to make his Holl [...]
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An Evening with Al Pacino Sunday, March 25th at the Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.Al Pacino will participate in a Q&A moderated by Stephen Fry following the double bill of Pacino's documentary WILDE SALOMÉ and his production of Oscar Wilde's SALOMÉ on Sunday, March 25th at 4:45pm at the Ahrya Fine Arts by Laemmle in Beverly Hills.WILDE SALOME the documentary is, as Al Pacino describes it, a kind of "collage of a film", representing the struggles and highs and lows of presenting a challenging and unique piece of writing by one of the literary geniuses of the 19th century, Oscar Wilde. Wilde Salome explores the complexities of Oscar Wilde’s acclaimed play Salome, Wilde himself a [...]
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LAEMMLE LIVE presents LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC MUSICIANS: UP CLOSE April 8

LAEMMLE LIVE proudly presents Los Angeles Philharmonic Musicians: Up Close. An ensemble from the Philharmonic performs Mozart Quintet in A major for Clarinet, 2 violins, viola and cello K. 581.  Guest Host: KUSC Announcer Rich Capparela. David Howard, clarinet, Mitchell Newman and Rebecca Reale, violins, Ingrid Hutman, viola, Timothy Loo, cello.Violinist Mitchell Newman is a native of Los Angeles and joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1987. After studies with Philharmonic violist David Stockhammer, he attended the Curtis Institute of Music, studying with David Cerone, Yumi Ninomya and Aaron Rosand. Newman is a regular participan [...]
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Lily Tomlin In Person for THE LATE SHOW (1977) on Saturday, March 24th in Beverly Hills

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics series present a screening of one of the forgotten gems of the 1970s, Robert Benton’s homage to the detective genre, THE LATE SHOW, produced by Robert Altman and starring Oscar winner Art Carney and Oscar nominee Lily Tomlin. Tomlin, a Tony, Emmy, and Grammy winner, will join us for a discussion of one of her most charming films. Carney plays an aging private eye who swings into action after the murder of his friend and fellow detective, played by Howard Duff. This plot element recalls the opening of the archetypal private eye movie of Hollywood’s Golden Age, The Maltese Falcon. But [...]
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ART IN THE ARTHOUSE presents: NURIT AVESAR: EKPHRASIS in Santa Monica

ART IN THE ARTHOUSE invites you to view our newest exhibit in Santa Monica, NURIT AVESAR: EKPHRASIS. All works are for sale and on display till May 31, 2018.About the exhibitEKPHRASIS is a vivid, often dramatic, verbal description of a visual work of art, either real or imagined. The word refers to artwork, that, through its execution and use of materials, describes itself. Describing a painting, while simultaneously creating the work, is the essence of NURIT AVESAR’S process and the center of her painting experience. Each of her pieces have arrived through a deft appliqué of paper, canvas, netting, interwoven, sanded and em [...]
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Sci-Fi Weekend Returns March 16 – 18 at the Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills with Special Guests Elliott Gould, Ann Robinson, Peter Hyams, and James Brolin

Laemmle Theatres and the Anniversary Classics Series showcase a three-day festival of vintage science fiction and fantasy films at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theater in Beverly Hills!WAR OF THE WORLDS (1953), 65th AnniversaryIn Person: Actress Ann RobinsonFriday, March 16th at Ahrya Fine Arts at 7:30 PMThis science fiction movie classic was best described in the original Variety review for the movie’s opening in August, 1953: “a socko science-fiction feature, as fearsome a film as was the Orson Welles 1938 radio interpretation of the H.G. Wells novel.” Brought to the screen by producer and animator George Pal (When Worlds Collide, [...]
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Troma Films’ Latest Magnum Opus RETURN TO RETURN TO NUKE ‘EM HIGH AKA VOLUME 2 Q&A’s with Celebrity Guests.

Laemmle Theatres is honored to screen Lloyd Kaufman's latest cinematic achievement, RETURN TO RETURN TO NUKE 'EM HIGH AKA VOLUME 2! Come meet the filmmaker and his coterie at the 7:30 PM screening this Thursday, March 8th at the Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills: Lloyd Kaufman, Catherine Corcoran, Asta Paredes, Ron Jeremy, Tiffany Shepis, Trent Haaga, Clay von Carlowitz, Stefan Dezil, John Brennan, Chelsea Holland, Kansas Bowling, Parker Love Bowling, Toxie.More fun March 9th at the NoHo 7 9:55 PM screening: Lloyd Kaufman, Catherine Corcoran, Ron Jeremy, Tiffany Shepis, Toxie.In the movie:Lloyd Kaufman (Director/Writer/Lee Harvey Herzkauf)Cath [...]
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TEHRAN TABOO Q&A with the Filmmaker Opening Night at the Fine Arts.

TEHRAN TABOO director Ali Soozandeh will participate in a Q&A after the 7:30 PM screening at the Ahrya Fine Arts on Friday, March 9. Journalist and film critic Carlos Aguilar will
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Oscar-nominated Animated Features LOVING VINCENT and THE BREADWINNER this Week at the Ahrya Fine Arts

Starting Friday you'll have a great opportunity to catch up on two Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature Film at the Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills! Maybe you missed them their first time around, maybe you want to bring friends, or maybe you're cramming for our Predict the Oscars Contest.LOVING VINCENT is the world's first fully oil painted feature film. Drawn from meticulous research and inspired by van Gogh’s masterpieces and 800 personal letters, 125 specially trained painters created 65,000 painted frames for a cinematic experience like no other.As an added treat, filmmakers Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman will [...]
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Oscar-Nominated LOVING VINCENT Filmmakers at the Ahrya Fine Arts for a Q&A Saturday Night.

LOVING VINCENT filmmakers Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman will participate in a Q&A at the Fine Arts after the 7:30 PM screening on Saturday, March 3.LOVING VINCENT, the world’s first fully oil painted feature film, brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history’s most celebrated artists. More than six years in the making with the help of 125 specially trained painters, LOVING VINCENT is a uniquely animated film composed of 65,000 painted frames. Drawn from meticulous research and inspired by van Gogh’s masterpieces subjects, and 800 per [...]
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LAEMMLE LIVE presents Lincoln Middle School Ensembles March 18

LAEMMLE LIVE proudly presents Lincoln Middle School Madrigal Singers, Vanessa Counte, Director and Theatre Program, Chad Scheppner, Artistic Director. Theatre 31 provides fun, non-competitive, all-inclusive theatre arts classes and camps that give students an opportunity to strengthen their abilities to perform and collaborate, enhance their skills of interpersonal awareness, and build self-confidence. This program features a selection of songs from Lincoln Middle School's recent production of Once on This Island. Set on an island in the Caribbean, Once on This Island is a colorful musical adventure where The Little Mermaid meets Ro [...]
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A TABOO IDENTITY Q&A’s March 27-29

A TABOO IDENTITY subject Kay Parker, producer Craig Muckler, and actress Jill Schoelen will participate in Q&A's after all
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