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Westsiders Need Their Italian Fix Too

Santa Monica hosts free show, Italian food

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    The weekend is here and there's only one thing that should be on your mind: Italy.

    That's right. It's the Eighth Annual Precious Cheese Italian Feast of San Gennaro. So tasty. So cheesy. So Italian.

    But for westsiders, schlepping all the way over to Hollywood can be a big hassle. The drive can be migraine inducing -- not to mention trying to find a parking spot in Hollywood.

    So for our west-side friends, there's still hope for all things Italian this weekend.

    The Santa Monica Playhouse is showing "Poco a Poco," a bi-lingual (Italian-English) play that's sure to put you in the Italian spirit.

    There are four performances to choose from, and admission is absolutely free. Just remember: reservations are required.

    We've saved the best part for last.

    That free admission includes "a post-show discussion with the creative team and participation in Ciao Chow Italian food-tasting after the show," Westside Today reported.

    Free show? Italian food tasting? Not having to drive to Hollywood?

    Perfetto.


    "Poco a Poco"
    Santa Monica Playhouse
    1211 4th Street
    Santa Monica, CA 90401
    Friday and Saturday: 8 pm
    Saturday and Sunday: 3 pm
    1-310-394-9779 x 1
    http://www.santamonicaplayhouse.com/