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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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Simon Baker in Person with BREATH Friday at the Monicas.

BREATH actor-writer-director Simon Baker will participate in a Q&A at the Monica Film Center following the 7 o'clock screening on Friday, June
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BERNARD AND HUEY Filmmaker Q&A Opening Weekend at the Monicas.

BERNARD AND HUEY director Dan Mirvish, producer Bernie Stern and actors Jim Rash, Sasha Alexander and Bellamy Young will participate in a Q&A at the Monica Film Center after the 7:30 PM screening and introduce the 10 PM screening on Friday, June 8. Actor Jay Renshaw will join Mr. Mirvish, Ms. Alexander, Mr. Rash and Ms. Bellamy for a Q&A after the 7:30 show on Saturday, June 9.Based on a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jules Feiffer, BERNARD AND HUEY is a comedy about two old friends who reconnect after 30 years apart, and the women who complicate their
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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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SOLLERS POINT Q&A’s this Weekend in Santa Monica.

SOLLERS POINT filmmaker Matthew Porterfield will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center following the 7:20 PM screening on Saturday, May 26 and the 4:30 PM screening on Sunday, May
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MARY SHELLEY Director Haifaa Al-Mansour Q&A’s at the Monicas.

MARY SHELLEY director Haifaa Al-Mansour will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center after the 7 o'clock screenings on Friday and Saturday, May 25 and 26. Stephen Saito of MOVEABLEFEST.COM will moderate Friday's Q&A and Christy Lemire of the L.A. Film Critics Association will moderate
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ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE Q&A’s Opening Weekend at the Monicas.

ALWAYS AT THE CARLYLE director Matthew Miele will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center on Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19, after the 7:10 PM shows. Jenelle Riley of Variety will join him for the Friday screening, Jazz Tangcay of Awards Daily for the Saturday
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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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SAVING BRINTON Q&A’s at the Monica Film Center.

The SAVING BRINTON filmmakers and subject Michael Zahs will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center on Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9, after the first evening screenings. Film journalist Susan King will moderate the Saturday
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MEASURE OF A MAN Q&A’s this Weekend in Santa Monica and Pasadena.

MEASURE OF A MAN director Jim Loach and producer Christian Taylor will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center after the 4:40 and 7:20 PM screenings on Saturday, May 12 and at the Playhouse 7 after the 11 AM and 1:40 PM shows on Sunday, May 13. Co-star Judy Greer will join them for the Sunday
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AMERICAN SOCIALIST: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EUGENE VICTOR DEBS Filmmaker Yale Strom in Person for Q&A’s at the Monica Film Center and Playhouse.

AMERICAN SOCIALIST filmmaker Yale Strom will participate in Q&A's on the following schedule: Friday May 4, 7:10 and 9:55pm in Santa Monica; Saturday, May 5 all Santa Monica screenings; Sunday, May 6 at the Playhouse for the 1:50pm show and the 7:10 and 9:55pm shows in Santa
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IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY Q&A’s with Filmmaker Tamer El Said.

IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY filmmaker Tamer El Said will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center after the 7 o'clock shows on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and
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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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LIVES WELL LIVED Q&A’s April 20 & 21.

LIVES WELL LIVED filmmaker Sky Bergman will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center after the 7:30 PM show on Friday, April 20 screening and at the Playhouse 7 after the 5:20 PM show on Saturday, April
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Santa Monica Q&A’s with Erika Cohn, Director of the Captivating New Documentary THE JUDGE.

THE JUDGE filmmaker Erika Cohn will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center after the 7:30 PM screenings on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21. West Hollywood City Council member Lindsey Horvath will lead the Q&A on Friday night. Dr. Laila A. Al-Marayati of KinderUSA will join Ms. Cohn for the Saturday
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AARDVARK Q&A’s with Zachary Quinto.

On Friday April 13th at the Playhouse AARDVARK actor Zachary Quinto will participate in a Q&A following the 7:20 PM show. On Saturday, April 14th at the Monica Film Center Mr. Quinto will sit for a Q&A following the 7:20 PM show. The moderator for the latter Q&A will be actor-producer Matt Bomer and they will also be joined by AARDVARK producer Neal
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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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ALL I WISH Filmmaker Q&A March 31 at the Monicas.

ALL I WISH director Susan Walter will participate in a Q&A at the Monica Film Center after the 7:10 screening on Saturday, March
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US AND THEM Q&A’s this Weekend at the Monicas with Star Jack Roth.

US AND THEM lead actor Jack Roth and producer Jeremy Sokel will participate in Q&A's at the Monica Film Center following the 7:10 PM shows on Friday and Saturday, March 16 and
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