Home Sweet Home

Part performance, part party, all play. 

Join us after the show or POP over to The Broad Stage for some homespun creative fun on the plaza.

SAT, NOV 9, 2019 / 12:00PM – 1:00PM

Activities inspired by the performance of Hawaiian Ohana and The Broad Stage seasonal theme: HOME.

Snacks & Dessert available for purchase.

Try your hand at playing the ukulele. Multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning musician, Daniel Ho will teach you some basic chords and techniques to play a song from the show Hawaiian ‘Ohana. Ukuleles will be provided while supplies last.

The dancers from Santa Monica College’s Global Motion will perform a hula or two on the plaza. This student dance company focuses on cultural and contemporary movement from Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe and the United States.

Meet Hawai`i’s Daughters Guild of California at one of the information booths on the plaza. This organization serves to preserve and perpetuate the culture of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.

Create your own Hawaiian lei with real flower petals. Artist Heidi Kawamoto will share the tradition of making these wreaths in celebration of peace, love, honor and friendship.

Heal the Bay will have a booth sharing ways our diverse L.A. community can protect our coastline, revitalize our waterways and speak out for smart water policy.

Sunseeker Happy Food Truck will bring their signature American comfort foods with a Japanese twist. Yummy Yakatori and Rice Bowls and a full lunch menu available for purchase.

Each POP event will feature a community art project inspired by Haitian symbols, bringing fortune to our doors, with artists Julianna Ostravsky and Karl Jean-Guerly Petion. Attendees will have the opportunity to add to this art project throughout the season.  

The plaza environment for POP was designed by Santa Monica College student, Brianna Hernandez. She is a double major in Theatre and Architectural Interior Design and has created sets for several college theatre productions and short films. Brianna spent 10 weeks at The Broad Stage this summer as our Production Intern through support of the LA County Department of Art & Culture.

Presented in partnership with The Plaza at Santa Monica