Enchanted Lunchtime Theatre, from 11:30am-1pm, 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 www.SantaMonicaPlayhouse.com.
Leaving Aztlan (Redux), through April 9, Arena 1, A project of Santa Monica Art Studios, 3026 Airport Ave., 310.397.7456.
Puppetolio, a puppet variety show for ages 3 and up, Santa Monica Puppet and Magic Center, 1255 2nd St., runs indefinitely, 310.656.0483.
Romeo and Juliet, Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave., through April 15, 310.645.5156.
Tangled Up, 6 ten minute plays that range from sex comedies to dark comedies. The Promenade Playhouse, 1404 3rd Street Promenade, through April 9, 310.656.8070.
The Turn of the Screw runs thru April 16, Pacific Resident Theatre, located at 705 1/2 Venice Blvd., 310.822.8392.
Thursday, April 6
LA River Reborn, contemporary photographs and video exhibition, the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., through September 3, 310.440.4500 or www. latw.org.
Romance, written by David Mamet, as part of the LA Theatre Works’ The Play is the Thing Radio Series, the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., through April 9, 310.827.0889 or www. latw.org.
Tall Tales, Play #6 in The Kentucky Cycle, by Robert Schenkken
Also Friday, April 7, 8:00pm, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.4678.
Friday, April 7
7th Malibu International Film Festival Returns, a competition festival with a focus on premiering new film and talent seeking distribution and representation. The Opening Night Film under the stars, the Opening Night Party/Fashion Show, www.MalibuFilmFestival.com, 6800 Westward Beach Rd, Malibu; screenings held at the Jaguar Theater, 3900 Cross Creek Road Malibu, the Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., through April 10, malibufilmfestival.com, 866.468.3399.
Saturday, April 8
All the World’s a Stage, a family theater musical for kids 2 to 92, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., through June 18, 310.394.9779.
Coal Hollow: Photographs by Ken Light, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, through May 12, 310.264.4678.
Ralph Almeida’s current work “Landscape and Mythology” draws inspiration from the sacred California landscape and Joseph Campbell’s “Hero with a Thousand Faces.” Almeida renders himself into divine myth, conjuring up colorful acrylic pop-surreal paintings, 7-10pm, through April 22, Cafe Bolivar, 1741 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.581.2344.
Sunday, April 9
Hammer Lectures: Robert Thurman, former Tibetan Buddhist monk, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., free, 310.443.7000.