American Klezmer through Sunday, March 19 at the Egyptian Arena Theatre, 1625 N. Las Palmas Ave. in Hollywood. And Awaaaay We Go! A brand-new “Fairytale Four” adventure, Santa Monica Playhouse, Main Stage, through April 2, 1211 4th Street, (310) 394-9779.And Then There Was None, Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre, through March 11, 5021 East Anaheim Street, Long Beach, (562) 494-1014. Don’t Try, an adaptation of the works of Charles Bukowski, through Sunday, March 26, Lillian Theatre, 1076 Lillian Way in Hollywood. $25.Enchanted Lunchtime Theatre, from 11:30am to 1:00pm, through June 7. All craft materials plus a magical (and delicious) lunchtime meal are included in the $19.50 ticket price. Parents are free (lunch, too), and must participate throughout the 90-minute journey. (310) 394-9779, ext 2 or visit SantaMonicaPlayhouse.com.Fornicationally Challenged, through April 2, at the Hudson Guild Theatre located at 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 3 PM. Tickets are $20 or $15 on Sundays and can be reserved ahead by calling 323-960-7721 or online at www.plays411.com/challenged.Happy End, Pacific Resident Theatre, written by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Pacific Resident Theatre, 703 Venice Boulevard, (310) 822-8392.The Italian in Me. Written and performed by Dina Morrone, Globe Playhouse1107 N. Kings Road (2 blocks East of La Cienega), West Hollywood, through March 5 at 2 p.m., (323) 960-5521 or www.plays411.com/theitalianJesus’ Kid Brother, kicking off the 2006 Season. International City Theatre, Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 300 East Ocean Blvd. (562) 436-4610 or www.ictlongbeach.org, $32.Julia Sweeney: Letting Go of God, will perform through March 28 at the Groundlings Theatre, 7307 Melrose Ave. in Hollywood. Tickets are $20.00. For ticket reservations, please call (323) 934-4747.Hamlet – Stella Adler Theatre, 6773 Hollywood Blvd. (east of Highland); $2.00 validated parking at Hollywood & Highland, through Sunday, March 19. (323) 464-8871.Leaving Aztlan (Redux), through April 9, Arena 1 – A project of Santa Monica Art Studios, 3026 Airport Avenue, (310) 397-7456.The Lion in Winter, Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Boulevard West Hollywood, through April 1, (323) 851-7977 or www.theatrewest.org.Love Bites Vols. III & IV, through March 17, Elephant Theatre, 6320 Santa Monica Blvd. (323) 960-7822.Puppetolio, a puppet variety show for ages 3 and up, Santa Monica Puppet and Magic Center, 1255 2nd St., runs indefinitely, (310) 656-0483.A Rose by Any Other Names…(Rosa de dos Aromas), written by Mexico’s premiere playwright, Emilio Carballido, Frida Kahlo, 2332 W. Fourth Street, through April 2, in English and Spanish, (212) 382-8133.The Second Annual “Debut! New Compositions @ The Miles” – An exciting evening of “new” classical music that allows current composers work to be heard by the community. The Miles Memorial Playhouse. 1130 Lincoln Blvd. Santa Monica. (1/2 Block North of Wilshire) Inside Reed Park. (310) 458-8634. Send Me No Flowers, Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage Theatre, 5021 East Anaheim Street, through March 25, (562) 494-1014. The Sleeper, ticket Prices: $20 to $59, through March 19, Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, (949) 497-ARTS.The Turn of the Screw, runs through March 12, 2006. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm. Pacific Resident Theatre is located at 705 1/2 Venice Blvd. Tickets are $18-$25 and can be purchased by calling the box office directly at (310) 822-8392.Openings Thursday, March 9Carl Hugo Beetz, American Regionalist: Selected Lithographs, Fine Arts Building Gallery, through April 11, Downtown Art Walk Reception, 5-9 p.m., Fine Arts Building Gallery, (310) 286-2989.Friday, March 103rd Street Comedy, will premiere Friday, March 10th at 8pm and continue every Friday night…as long as people are laughing. This event is located at the PROMENADE PLAYHOUSE 1404 3rd Street Promenade Santa Monica, CA 90401. Tickets are $20 (one drink included) and can be purchased in advance by calling (310) 656-8070 ext. 17Romeo and Juliet, Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave., through April 15, (310) 645-5156. Saturday, March 11CorkART by artist Gabriel Wiese, Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, (310) 829-6990.This Life: recent paintings and works on paper, solo exhibition, through April 8, reception, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Berman/Turner Projects, Bergamot Station, (310) 315-9506.Richard McColl & Franklyn Phillips, Santa Monica College Art Faculty Exhibit, Ceramic Art Works, SMC Photography Gallery, 1900 Pico Blvd., through March 25, (310)434-3434.Sunday, March 12Metamorphosis– Evolved works on Paper, Canvas, and Sculpture, through March 12, 6 to 10 p.m., Abbot Kinney Art Gallery, 1301 Abbot Kinney Blvd., (310) 664-9030, fax (310) 664-9040, email@example.com.Santa Monica Dance Theater of the World, new works by choreographer & founder Sherman L. Steward, 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Theater, 1501 California Avenue (at 14th Street)$25 / Students & Children: $15.Wednesday, March 15Bicycle Gangs of New York, Cheryl Dunn chronicles the antics of NY’s intrepid urban cyclists. Green Bike Video, 7 Dudley Cinema, shows the following films at SPONTO Gallery, 7 Dudley Ave, Venice, 310-306-7330, free admission, 8:00pm, www.81x.com/7dudley/cinema Come early – seating is limited & 7pm pre-shows.Martin Lubner’s “Still and Other Lives,” FIG, Bergamot Station, through April 15, (310) 829-0345.
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