For more events happening in Santa Monica this week, check out our community calendar. If we're missing a local activity, don't be shy, !
- FOR YOUR INNER HEPCAT
Where/When: ; 5-7 p.m. Sunday
Why go: Grab a picnic, blanket, friends, and all aged family members for this free performance from Los Angeles-based saxophone shredder Zane Musa.
- FOR A DATE NIGHT
A BURNING HOT SUMMER
Where/When: ; 7 p.m. Wednesday
Why go: It's the Los Angeles premier of a new film by French director Philippe Garrel. With a score by the Velvet Underground's John Cale, the movie is a sizzling French drama about the brooding relationship between a painter and a movie star.
- FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT
Where/When: ; 7 p.m. Thursday
Why go: The musicians and singers of Cirque du Soleil productions will perform their own original works at this week's free concert at the Santa Monica Pier.
- TO DO GOOD
RED EARTH TRADING CO. POP-UP STORE
Where/When: 625 Suite A Montana Ave.; Daily
Why go: Purchase hand-made jewelry from East Africa and help sustain the community development work of Know Think Act. The Montana Avenue pop-up store is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday