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Sunday, September 7

Monday, September 8

Sunset Groove with Deanne Dawson

1450 Ocean - Camera Obscura building

1450 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, 90401

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us at sunset for Sunset Groove overlooking the Pacific Ocean, in an evolutionary dance movement class where you are encouraged to dance YOUR dance creatively and authentically. Together, we unite in easy dance movements and rhythms to all styles of music. With no complicated choreography or steps to learn, you are free to relax with the music and simply enjoy your unique personal expression in community. Come unleash your authenticity, creativity and playfulness! All fitness levels welcome. Drop-in registration is available for $15.

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Tuesday, September 9

Wednesday, September 10

Ben Mezrich in conversation with Brett Ratner

William Turner Gallery - Bergamot Station

2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, 90404


Ben Mezrich has created his own highly addictive genre of nonfiction, chronicling the amazing stories of young geniuses making tons of money on the edge of impossibility, ethics, and morality.  He has authored twelve books, including the wildly successful Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions, which spent sixty-three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, His book, The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal was also a New York Times bestseller. The book was adapted into the movie The Social Network –written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by David Fincher. Brett Ratner is one of Hollywood’s most successful filmmakers.  Ratner’s films as a director alone have grossed close to $2 billion at the global box office.  He most recently directed and produced the action adventure “Hercules,” starring Dwayne Johnson. 

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Thursday, September 11


Aero Theatre

1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403


The first two-thirds of Kieślowski’s THREE COLORS trilogy opens with 1993's BLUE, starring Juliette Binoche as a chic Parsian overcoming the loss of her husband and daughter. In its followup WHITE, celebrating its 20th anniversary, a luminous Julie Delpy plays a wife who leaves her impotent husband, in what's both a deliciously biting sex satire and a witty portrait of Poland in the early 1990s.

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Friday, September 12

Vintage Earring Trio or Barrette Set with Leslie Robinson

1450 Ocean - Camera Obscura building

1450 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, 90401

6:00pm to 8:00pm

In this class students will choose between two projects: make 3 pairs of cute post earrings, or a set of embellished barrettes. Vintage buttons, cabochons and other fun materials will be provided to attach onto silver/gold-tone pierced post earring blanks, or brass/silver tone barrette blanks. Finished projects will go home on a display card, an organza bag or a small gift box. Join in the fun to make something cute for yourself of someone special!

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Feldenkrais Body Awareness Through Movement

1450 Ocean - Camera Obscura building

1450 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, 90401

6:30pm to 7:30pm

This class uses a series of gentle, organized movements that awaken awareness and enhance the way you move as a whole person. Whether it is to be able to play tennis, run, work at a computer, or be able to hold your child, these classes will give you the sensory-motor experience of what it?s like to move easily and comfortably in your life.

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