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Broadway Legend Lea Salonga Performs at Pepperdine in April

Pepperdine University’s Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents award-winning actress and singer Lea Salonga, who closes out the 2019–2020 season at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, on…

Letters – March 20, 2020

What a Tale! I am a relatively recent transplant from Wisconsin to Topanga (2007), but my wife has spent most of the past 44 years here. The missus was going through a…

Four Artists Share Landscapes of the Mind

Please note: The Landscapes of the Mind exhibition will be opening in September, while the Yellow Primarily show continues at the Gallery but by appointment only.   Topanga Canyon Gallery showcases four…

Theatricum’s Summer Season of Theater, Music and Change

Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum has announced its 2020 summer line-up of theater, music and performance in its unique and stunning outdoor setting in Topanga. The start of the repertory season has been…

Loose Lips Presents Frank Mundo

On Saturday, April 11, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Loose Lips Poetry Series will present its quarterly poetry reading featuring L.A. poet Frank Mundo at the Topanga Library. This ongoing event is free and open…

Art Show Celebrates the Beauty of the Santa Monica Mountains

Join the Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore (AASMMS) in supporting the Western National Park Association and National Park Service on Sunday March 29, 2020 from 10 a.m. to…

A Celebration of Art

The annual Topanga Elementary Art Gallery show wowed a standing-room-only crowd on February 1 at the Topanga Canyon Gallery. The theme for this year’s show was “Nurturing Nature” and our talented young…

Food Truck Friday Postponed

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY POSTPONED TO FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2020 As a native Californian I’m baffled by this week of rain.  Like — what?! But I know we desperately need it.  So we…

Monitoring COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LADPH) is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States. Some local residents…

Permanent Rent Stabilization Ordinance Workshop

For those who missed the January 29 Rent Stabilization Ordinance Workshop, the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA), will host another workshop on March 24 at the Pritchett-Rapf…