Bennett Guitar Silent Auction to benefit the New Orleans Musicians Hurricane Relief Fund, Wild About Music Art & Gift Gallery, 1450 2nd Street, just off the Promenade, 310.899.3114.
Death of a Salesman, Pacific Resident Theatre, through July 23, $18, 703 Venice Blvd., 310.822.8392.
Twelfth Night, The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, through September 30, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., 310.455.3723 or www.theatricum.com.
The Four Man Plan: A Romantic Science, through September 2, Ruskin Group Theatre, 3000 Airport Dr. at Santa Monica Airport. Performances: 8pm Fridays/7pm and 10pm Saturdays, $20, 310.397.3244 or www.ruskingrouptheatre.com.
Into the Woods, Hangar Stage, located at SMC’s Airport Campus, 2800 Airport Ave., $15 general admission/$10 for students and seniors, through July 23, call 310.434.3000 or www.smc.edu/theatre.
25 Bold Moves, a visual arts exhibition highlighting Los Angeles, works by 25 Emerging Artists from 25 of L.A.’s Most Visionary Galleries, 1224 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, 310.280.3710.
Young Writers’ Workshop, poetry writing workshop for grades 6 through 12 with Sonya Sones at the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. The workshop will take place over three days, 4-5pm in the Community Room, 310.458.8620.
July 14 & 15
Down the Road, Lee Blessing’s play exploring the mind of a serial killer, 8pm, The Promenade Playhouse, 1404 Third Street Promenade, $15 310.656.8070, x17.
Amy Ephron, reading and signing of latest novel, One Sunday Morning, 3:30pm, Santa Monica Public Library, Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8620.
Facing the Façade, Luke Chueh Solo Show, and Bergamot Invasion II, group show, Copro Nason Gallery, opening reception 8-11:30pm, Bergamot Station, through August 12, www.copronason.com
Omage: Artists, Designers and Writers of Otis College of Art and Design, opening reception 6-9pm, exhibit through August 31, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.4678.
Overnight Parking District Committee of Venice Neighborhood Council street captain training/information meetings, 10am, Extra Space, 658 Venice Blvd. Also on July 19 at 7pm.
The Play’s the Thing will air Falsettos, from 10pm-12:30am on 89.3 KPCC, a 2-1/2 hour special presentation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, www.scpr.org for KPCC.
Leyla Cardenas’ “Traces of Displaced Recollections,” d.e.n. Contemporary, 6023 Washington Blvd., CC, 5-8pm, 310.559.3023.
Nancy Monk, “Made in Pasadena” and Leigh Wiener’s “Johnny Cash” (photographs), Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, through August 19, 310.828.6410.
Spoken Words poetry evening, Church in Ocean Park, with open mic readings, 235 Hill St., $5-$15, 310.578.6030.
Summer Yard Sale, also on the 22-23rd, from 8:30-4pm, Our Lady of Malibu Catholic Church, 3625 Winter Canyon Rd., 310.456.2361.
Sacred Exhale: A Night to Celebrate Women, get inspired by female artists, designers and speakers and get free mini facials and healing massages, 7:30pm-11pm, EpOxybOx, 602 Venice Blvd., 310.862.4242, www.epoxybox.com.
The Concert Singers and Monika White & Friends, First Methodist Church, Simkins Hall,1008 11th St., 7:30pm, $25, 310.393.8258.
“Mynd Too,” features art by Laura Kimpton, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, through August 12, 310.453.5757.
World Travel 101, Budget Travel Workshop Europe by Rail, presented by Hostelling International-USA, 1434 2nd St., 11am, 310.393.6991.
13th Annual Keep LA Running Charity 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run and Bike Ride, Dockweiler Beach, 12000 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey, $20, registration begins at 6:30am, 310.828.4123.
Monster House, a sneak preview of the anticipated Gil Kenan movie, American Cinematheque at the Aero Theater, 1328 Montana Ave., 323.466.FILM.
Independence Theme of LA Café Plays, dubbed the “Fastest Theater in Town” because five short plays go from conception to execution in just 10 1/2 hours, 7:30pm and 9pm, $10, Ruskin Group Theatre, 3000 Airport Dr. at Santa Monica Airport, 310.397.3244 or www.ruskingrouptheatre .com.
Tap Academy’s 20th semi-annual open house, 3pm, Tap Academy, 1334 Lincoln Blvd., 310.656.1562.
“Reminiscences of Mozart by His Sister” celebrates Mozart’s 250th birthday. Writer/actress Jane Marla Robbins in a performance to benefit Topanga Coalition for Emergency Preparedness. The performance will take place in Lincoln Center, and shown at 2pm and 5pm at Mountain Mermaid in Topanga. Park at Topanga Community House, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., 310.455.3000.
Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America, presented by DOCUMENTAL, Unurban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd., free admission from 6-10pm on Mondays (once a month on the second or third Monday), 310.315.0056.
Adventures in Aerial Photography, a talk by veteran pilot Clay Lacy, LAX Flight Path Museum on Tuesday, 10am, 310.215.5291 or www.flightpath.us/.
Author Gretchen Woelfle shares animal stories, songs and dances for ages 4 and up, free, 2:30pm, Ocean Park Library 2601 Main St., 310.392.3804.
Beauty and the Beast, based on the Disney animated feature, performed by Chamberlains’ Performing & Fine Arts Academy cast of 100 children ages 6 to 15 from Los Angeles, the San Fernando and the Conejo Valleys, through August 17, 7pm, Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre in Malibu, 818.735.9464.
Time Out, a group exhibition, The Artist Gallery, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd, through August 12, 310.829.9556.
Sunset Yoga Series, bring your mat and salute the sun as it slips behind the Santa Monica Mountains, 7pm, Fowler Museum Terrace, UCLA Campus, also July 27, 310.825.4361.
“Rise Up and Shout!,” a star-studded reading featuring Wendie Malick, Joe Mantegna and Jean Smart to benefit Theatricum Botanicum programs, 8pm, The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., 310.455.3723.