Arts & Entertainment

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Matilda the Musical: The Show Must and Did Go On!

Despite a nearby four-acre fire that interrupted the Saturday afternoon and evening performances at the Topanga Community Center, the young actors quickly pulled it together for a final performance on Sunday afternoon…

Grand Park’s Winter Glow December 6-25

Grand Park’s Winter Glow is returning for its second year with its free public nighttime art display of light and projections happening from December 6-25, sunset to 10 p.m. Large-scale multi-media installations,…

Scrooge Comes to Topanga

Every idiot who goes about with “Merry Christmas” on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. Bah. Humbug. —Ebenezer Scrooge,…

Gallery Gifts Galore

Four weeks before Christmas And all through the mall There’s screaming and yelling And frustration for all   Toasters and mittens and practical stuff And then there’s the question – is it…

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Four Curtain Calls for Aubree Oliverson

In the much-anticipated performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto by virtuoso violinist Aubree Oliverson and the Topanga Symphony, the standing-room-only audience at the Community House could not contain their appreciation when they broke…

Topanga Nutcracker #39

There are bigger productions of The Nutcracker, but there are few as well loved and with as much heart as the Topanga Nutcracker, celebrating its 39th year this holiday season.  The ballet…

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Two Dolls in Westside Nutcracker

SoCal’s longest running production of The Nutcracker returns for its 47th magical Holiday Season. This year, Westside Ballet of Santa Monica’s talented pre-professional dancers share the world class Broad Stage with seven…

Wild at Hart One Night Only, November 16

Kamakshi Hart’s one-woman show, Wild at Hart, will be performed at Santa Monica Playhouse on Saturday, November, 16, at 8 p.m. The entire proceeds will benefit the 60-year old Santa Monica Playhouse…

Three Women at TCG

“Where are you from?”  We carry with us the place we were born, the places our family came from, the places we travel to, and the place where we live. Those locations,…

“Travelscope” Honored with Prestigious Award

Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope has received numerous awards over the years, but, as Rosendo notes, this one is special. “Being honored by the Society of American Travel Writer’s Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition…