I’m Gonna Kill the President! A Federal Offense, The Imagination Liberation Front, call for secret places, times and reservations, through May 20, 888.475.6181.
That May Well be True, a comedy by Jay Reiss, the Ruskin Group, 3000 Airport Dr. at Santa Monica Airport. Performances are 8pm Fridays and Saturdays and 5pm Sundays. Sundays are Pay-What-You-Can performances. Extended through May 21, 310.397.3244 or go to www.ruskingrouptheatre.com.
Friday, May 12
Cabaret, presented by the Santa Monica College Theatre Arts and Music departments. Fridays and Saturdays, 7pm and Sunday performances at 1pm, through May 21, SMC’s Airport Campus, 2800 Airport Ave. 310.434.3000.
Friday, May 12
Conscious Playground, a night of music and celebration hosted by Force of Nature, Epoxybox, 602 Venice Blvd., 7:30pm, 310.862.4242.
3rd Street Comedy, The Promenade Playhouse, 1404 3rd Street Promenade, indefinitely, $15, 310.656.8070, ext. 17.
Digifest 2006, showcasing the work of students in the animation, digital video, graphic design, game and web design programs, SMC Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart St., free, 310.434.3713.
Love Letters, starring Meredith Baxter and Jeffrey Tambor, will be performed one time only as a fundraiser for Santa Monica’s Clare Foundation. The 8:30pm performance will be preceded by a 7:15 silent auction and dessert reception at The Church in Ocean Park, Second St. and Hill Ave. For tickets, call 310.314.6212 or www.clarefoundation.org.
May 12 & 13
Offering with Cass Phelps, Electric Lodge Theatre, 1416 Electric Ave. 8pm, free, 310.862.4697 or www.electriclodge.org.
Saturday, May 13
The Church in Ocean Park celebrates its 108th birthday with a PoetryFest. Michael C. Ford and Michelle Daugherty will read. There will also be an open mic. 7pm, Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., 310.452.7953. Cost is 108 of anything – $1.08, $10.80, 108 pieces of bubble gum, etc.
Eclectic Classical Music Program, presented by the Santa Monica Symphony Woodwind Quintet and friends. 8pm, The Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd, 310.458.8634. www.milesplayhouse.org.
Emma’s Child, as part of LA Theatre Works’ The Play’s the Thing radio series, explores the idea of commitment, both in a marriage and as a parent dealing with a severely disabled child. The Play’s the Thing is streamed at 10pm-midnight on the KPCC.org, digitally on audible.com, and on the L.A. Theatre Works website at www.latw.org.
Spring Festival of World Music, Music of India, free admission, North Indian classical and semi-classical music, featuring the sitar (long-necked plucked lute) and tabla (drums), Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., 310.443.7000.
Welcome to the Hen House, premiere screening and party by Hen House Studios, 7:30pm, drinks and bites, 8pm screening, 10pm live music, 602 Venice Blvd., 310.822.9334.
Sunday, May 14
Critter Club: Marvelous Metamorphosis, butterflies, frogs, crafts and stories for ages 3-5, 10-11am, Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd., 213.763.DINO or www.nhm.org.
Fataneh Eghbali in Concert, with accompanist Ja Koo, 4pm, $16, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 730 Wilshire Blvd., refreshments at 2:30 in the garden patio, 310.434.4812.
Mother’s Day Celebration Concert, presented by the Henry Mancini Institute and the L.A. Philharmonic Association, Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave, LA, 2-4pm, 323.850.2000 or www.LAPhil.com.