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Watch the LA Marathon With Us

Go ahead, sign up to run the LA marathon March 24th. Thousands of people will join you and some will even stay the night with us! Actually, we're here to encourage you to watch with us. ...

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Biohacking at Bulletproof Labs

Santa Monica is your ticket to looking and feeling your summer best this winter! Especially after a visit to Bulletproof Labs, where it's their mission to help you perform better, think faster and live happier. ...

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We're renovating!

Oceana Beach Club and Hotel is happy to announce we're making something great even better. During the winter months through April 1st, we're undergoing a $20 million dollar transformation. It's our goal to make your home away from home as bold and stylish as ever while offering supreme comfort and hospitality....

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Snap your Christmas Photo with Canon's Newest Camera

Still without a photo for this year's holiday card? Look no further than PORTALS, A Photo Experience from Canon on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica....

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Join a Seismic Scavenger Hunt

Pack your bags (or at least a bagged lunch) for a seismic scavenger hunt. On November 17th, California seismologist Stan Schwarz and research geophysicist Morgan Page welcome you aboard their coach for a 'faulty' adventure to see all the rifts and shifts that have pulled much of Southern California apart....

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Frightening Flicks and a Fabulous Street Party

For us, Halloween summons images of creative costumes, epic parties, loads of candy, and our favorite creepy movies. We’re betting you feel the same, so we’re listing a couple of our favorite places for film features, along with a heads-up about an incredible Halloween gathering....

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Santa Monica’s Untouched Natural Paradise

Pop quiz: Where is the world’s largest urban national park? If you said Santa Monica, CA, you would be absolutely right....

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Candytopia: A Confectioner’s Dreamscape

As a child, did you imagine the bliss of wandering the Rainbow Road through Candyland Kingdom? Did you dream at night of joining Willy Wonka in pursuit of everlasting gobstoppers and gushing chocolate fountains?...

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Hike the Grand Canyon at Santa Monica’s Historic Broad Stage Theater

If we were compiling a list of the Seven Wonders of the Americas, the Grand Canyon would certainly be near the top. In recent years, however, this iconic geological formation has been increasingly threatened by human development....

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A Play on the Pier

Famous for its world-class aquarium, nearly century-old carousel hippodrome, and iconic solar-powered Ferris wheel, the Santa Monica Pier is a premier destination for good eats, casual shopping, and live entertainment....

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The Improv Diary Show: Teen Angst Has Never Been So Funny

When you were a teenager, did you keep a diary? Have you read that diary lately? What if you had to read it in front of a room full of strangers—strangers looking for a good laugh?...

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ICE at Santa Monica: Wintering by the Pacific

Santa Monica might not be the number one spot for a white Christmas, but if you’re not a fan of wearing seven layers and tunneling your car out from beneath massive snow drifts, then you’ve found the right place to spend December....

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An Evening with the Stars at Griffith Observatory

From its perch on Mount Hollywood, the Griffith Observatory enjoys breathtaking views of Hollywood, downtown L.A., and the Pacific Ocean. But of course, what keeps tourists coming back to the observatory year after year is not what’s below, but what’s above....

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A B(e)arrel of Laughs at the Westside Comedy Theatre

If you love to laugh as much as we do, then you have to check out Bear Supply, ranked among “The 100 Best Things in Comedy” last year by The Comedy Bureau....

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From Classic to Cult: Movies as They Should Be Seen

Since 1981 American Cinematheque has devoted itself to preserving and promoting the best of classic and cult film to the viewing public. The Cinematheque operates two venues, the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood and the Aero Theatre right here in Santa Monica....

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Bergamot Station Arts Center: An Art Lover's Playground

Named for the Los Angeles to Santa Monica trolley stop that once occupied the site, Bergamot Station Arts Center is comprised of more than forty art galleries and the Santa Monica Museum of Art. ...

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Your Beachside Mansion Awaits

We’ve told you before about the outstanding art exhibits at the Annenberg Community Beach House, but in fact, that’s just one of many attractions that this unique Santa Monica venue has to offer. ...

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Discovering Identity through Art

A testament to Santa Monica's desire to cultivate new artistic visions and talent, the Annenberg Community Beach House hosts a year-round rotating exhibition that features the work of local painters, sculptors, photographers, performance artists, artist collectives, and more....

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From Canopied Forest to Ocean Vista

As the world’s largest urban national park, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area spans over 154,000 acres and boasts over 30 trails perfect for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, campers, and more....

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Santa Monica Theaters Raise the Curtain

Crowd around these fabulous Santa Monica stages before the good tables fill up....

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Remember Santa Monica With a Walk

Spring makes its far-flung way across the eastern half of the country....

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Crack Up Something Lovely Together

Surprise your valentine this year with the gift of laughter and thrills....

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Sunday is for Walking in Santa Monica

Give your legs a good stretch with a peaceful walk through sunny Santa Monica....

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