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Saturday, August 23

Fiato Quartet at the Old Mill

The Old Mill El Molino Viejo

1120 Old Mill Road, San Marino, 91108

8:00pm to 9:45pm

Saturday, August 23 Fiato String Quartet will perform at the historic Old Mill in San Marino, chamber music under the stars. The Fiato Quartet was formed in 2008. Its members are Carrie Kennedy and Ina Veli, violins, and Ryan Sweeney, cello with guest artist, Yi Zhou, viola. The planned program includes the following Beethoven - String Quartet, Op.18 No.6,
Mozart – String Quartet No.17, K.458 and Brahms – String Quartet No.3, Op.76.
In addition to enjoying the fine music, concertgoers are invited to view the original adobe building, learn about its history, and view the latest California Art Club exhibition, Endless Summer in the Mill’s gallery. Summer concerts at the Old Mill are intimate evenings of chamber music surrounded by the history of early California. Concert goers are urged to have dinner before they arrive and enjoy a beverage at the no-host refreshment bar before the concert or during intermission. Chairs are provided and the musicians are only steps from the audience. The gates open at 7 pm and the music begins at 8:00.Tickets are $15 a seat with advance reservations, $20 at the door. For more information, call (626) 449-5458.

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Sunday, August 24

Santa Monica Museum of Art Presents: Tour da Arts, vol. 6, led by CICLE!

Santa Monica Museum of Art

2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404

12:00pm to 5:00pm

The Santa Monica Museum of Art’s annual Tour da Arts returns with vol. 6 on Sunday, August 24th! The Museum’s free, all day bicycle festival and tour welcomes riders of all ages and abilities to enjoy art, music and dazzling performances. C.I.C.L.E. will lead a nine-mile community bicycle ride with unique sights and sounds to three unique performances around the city including: a live shadow performance with artist Miwa Matreyek at Santa Monica High School; an interactive music and movement concert with Anna Oxygen at Santa Monica Bay Women’s Club; and a street theater performance at the Museum by Bike Odyssey LA to relive Homer’s Odyssey.

Participation is free and open to all ages, however registration is required. Register here:

As with all C.I.C.L.E. rides, this ride is family-friendly, leisurely paced and will return to the starting point at the end of the tour. C.I.C.L.E. rides are fully supported, led by trained Ride Leaders, an EMT and volunteers. C.I.C.L.E.’s Ride Leaders provide a safe and enjoyable riding environment for beginning and experienced riders alike. This ride is 9 miles and will allow participants a break at each stop to enjoy the art, performances and free refreshments. Prior to the ride we will address safe street riding and group ride etiquette to ensure smooth sailing.

Where: Santa Monica Museum of Art
Bergamot Station G1
2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404

When: Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Time: The event starts at 12:00 p.m. Ride leaves promptly at 2:00 p.m. and will return by 4:30 p.m. for the final performance.

What to bring: Bring your bicycle in good working order. This ride is FREE and open to anyone, but all participants should be able to ride a bike safely with the ability to brake, change gears, and balance while stopping and starting. All participants under 18 MUST wear a helmet and be escorted by a parent or guardian. Children under age 8 should be on a tag-a-long, bike trailer, tandem, or other safe child-carrying device to participate in the ride.

About C.I.C.L.E.: Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange (C.I.C.L.E.) is a nonprofit organization working to promote the bicycle as a viable, healthy, and sustainable transportation choice.

About the Santa Monica Museum of Art: Through its exhibitions, education, and outreach programs, the Santa Monica Museum of Art fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art. The Museum celebrates: expanding boundaries; exploring individual differences; enhancing public knowledge of art; and broadening the art experience. SMMoA is a collection of ideas.

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