Night at the Hammer Museum

by Colin Newton

Let’s be honest, The Most Interesting Man in the World is a beer commercial. But we all know some interesting people. Imagine cramming them all into one room and talking to them. Now imagine doing it on stage.

 

Comedian James Bewely must have done that because his alter ego — aspiring entertainer and podcaster Dale Seever — is bringing some interesting people to the Hammer Museum in West LA for “Deep Night With Dale Seever”. Everyone’s invited and it’s free.

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Real-life heroes can fly too

By Giive staff

“There’s an angel in the cockpit.” A lot of air travelers would like to think that as they entrust an unseen stranger with their lives, zooming 20,000 feet above tarmac at 600 miles per hour. But at Angel Flight West (AFW), it just might be true. The network of more than 1,400 volunteer pilots — headquartered here in Santa Monica — spend their free time helping people whose lives in turmoil get where they need to be.

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24th Street Theatre takes flight

by Colin Newton

Don’t you hate it when people talk down to you? Debbie Devine, artistic director of 24th Street Theatre, does. It was one of the reasons she started up the company, which is an artistic outreach to the surrounding community that specializes in sophisticated family theater.

 

“We’re like children’s theater for adults,” Devine told Giive a (bleep).

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Highways keeps playing the radical

By Giive staff

Described as “a hub of experimental theater, dance, solo drama and other multimedia performance” by the Los Angeles Times, Highways Performance Space is Southern California’s boldest center for new performance. And it’s right here in Santa Monica at the 18th Street Arts Center!

 

Now in its 24th year, the nonprofit promotes the development of socially involved artists and art forms; relying on grants, private foundations and individual contributions to support what ticket sales cannot.

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Better living is just a click away

By Giive staff

Worry too much? Are you eating healthy fats? Do you worry you are eating too much healthy fats? Since 1999, HelpGuide has been helping people affect fundamental changes in their emotional and physical well-being at the click of a button. The Santa Monica nonprofit offers users free, unbiased articles centered around taking control of their lives.

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