Santa Monica Public Library's Story Spinning, theme: "Kindness" @ Camera Obscura Art Lab at 1450 Ocean, Santa Monica [15 August]

Santa Monica Public Library's Story Spinning, theme: "Kindness"

19:00 - 20:00

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Camera Obscura Art Lab at 1450 Ocean
1450 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, California 90401
An open story practice forum. Join us for a free monthly summer series of themed, Moth-inspired storytelling at the Camera Obscura, presented by the Santa Monica Public Library. August's theme is «Kindness.»

Open to all adult storytellers (or story-enjoyers) of any experience level. Participants in this open story forum will have five minutes to tell or «spin» a true, personal tale without notes or props, time allowing. Tell a story or just listen. Light refreshments provided.

— Directions: By Metro — 4th St. Santa Monica Downtown stop, walk two blocks west to Ocean and 1.5 blocks north from the Pier entrance. 1450 Ocean is on the west side of Ocean Ave just north of Broadway. Parking is $1.25 for first 2.5 hours in Parking Structure 6 (2nd between Broadway and Santa Monica), each 30 min. thereafter $1.85, max $17.50. At the Civic Auditorium lot just down Main Street at 333 Civic Center Dr; $5 on weekends. Meters on Ocean Avenue; $2/hr maximum 3 hours. More info: Buses: visit or for more information. Breeze Bike Share lockup just south of us in the park; other bikes bring a lock.

Presented by the Santa Monica Public Library: The Library is a place for the community to Read, Connect, Relax and Learn, and for all to find resources and services to improve their lives.

Co-presented by the City of Santa Monica, Cultural Affairs Division: The Cultural Affairs Division supports the arts and the artists of one of the world's most exciting coastal destinations. A division of the City of Santa Monica’s Community and Cultural Services Department, Cultural Affairs produces, presents and facilitates access to cultural events for residents and millions of annual visitors, helps anchor the diverse creative sector that enriches our cultural and economic base, and promotes Santa Monica as a major cultural destination. This includes managing the City’s extensive collection of public art ranging from murals to interactive installations, with new projects being developed in conjunction with most Santa Monica public works projects, as well as offering four grant programs for Santa Monica-based arts and culture organizations, schools and individual artists. #ArtSaMo

Site: Camera Obscura Art Lab: Join the community of makers and movers at the Camera Obscura, 1450 Ocean Ave in Palisades Park. It's a place to learn salsa moves, enhance your blogging skills, design a font, mix a perfume, solder a circuitboard or tile a mosaic and much more! It all happens at 1450 Ocean Avenue in Palisades Park, steps from the entrance to the Santa Monica Pier. This midcentury building houses the iconic Camera Obscura mechanism and offers lovely views of the ocean as well classes, cultural events, and Artist Residencies. After class check out the plethora of local restaurants, or even take a turn on the ferris wheel down on the Pier! or check our current list of events. #CameraObscuraArtLab

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