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 A NIGHT ON THE TOWN
Where/When: ; 7-10 p.m. Thursday
Why go: Australian country singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers will headline this week's Twilight Concert Series. She will sing her hits in addition to tracks from her new all-covers album, Storybook. Folks singer Matt Ellis will also play along with new talent D Henry Fenton, and environmentalist, author and designer, Jamie Durie, is set to host the evening of Australian music, art and culture.
- FOR YOUR EARS
Where/When: ; 6 p.m. Sunday
Why go: Actor and producer Jamie Foxx will help present a night of jazz, food and a special private screening of the critically acclaimed film Thunder Soul. Proceeds from the event will support the work of Youth Mentoring Connection, a Los Angeles-based organization that matches inner city youth with mentors in the entertainment industry.
Where/When: ; 5 p.m. Sunday
Why go: The Venice-based band—described as a blend of New Orleans swing, gypsy jazz, Appalachian folk and jug-band blues will launch this year's Jazz on the Lawn series. Weekly jazz concerts are each Sunday evening in August. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring picnics and beach chairs.
- FOR YOUR BODY
STRAND STREET YOGA
Where/When: ; 10 a.m. Saturday
Why go: Donation-based classes taught by Yoga Alliance-certified instructors and open to all levels build community and help make yoga accessible and affordable to any one wanting to practice. Namaste!
Pricing: $8 donation suggested