Sources Say, written and produced by The Writers Group, through September 17, 8pm Thursdays-Sundays/3pm Sundays, Pacific Resident Theatre Main Stage, 707 Venice Blvd, 323.460.2508.
Signs of the Times, Part Two, a Virginia Avenue Project production pairing adults and children in nine original one-act plays. Admission is pay-what-you-can, 7:30pm, 24th Street Theatre, 1117 W. 24th St., LA, 310-264-4224 or www.virginiaavenueproject.org. Also September 2 at 3pm and 7:30pm.
South Lake Garden, premiere reading of a new musical at Venice Mootney Cabaret Theatre, 2508 S. Stoner Ave., WLA, 310.478.7379, www.mootney.org.
September 1 & 2
Everything Wrong, a performance piece that’s also a party. Come any time, leave any time. Persons with missing teeth get in free, 8:30-10:30pm. September 2 is Long 2nd Toe Night – free with display of long 2nd toe, 8:30-10:30pm, $5 and $7, Highways Performance Space, 1651 18th St., www.highwaysperformance.org
Hippolytos, the classic Greek tragedy by Euripides, previews at the Getty Villa’s new amphitheater, 8pm, Getty Villa, 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, PP, 310.440.7300. Show opens September 8 and runs Fridays and Saturdays through September 30.
Depicting Action: performance and opening reception for artists, Nezaket Ekici and Jeff Huckleberry, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th St., 310.453.3711 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CD Release Party at Brat, with bands the Shakes, the Blondes and Reverend Dan from KXLU spinning the discs, 1-5pm, free, all ages, The Brat, 1938 14th St.
Peter Whittenberger: Prints, opening reception 5-7pm, show runs through October 26, A Shenere Velt Gallery, Workman’s Circle, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, 310.552.2007.
“Christmas In September” Fashion Show courtesy of the Santa Monica Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, with jewelry, clothes and local models, 11am, luncheon at noon, $55, Fairmont Miramar Hotel, 101 Wilshire Blvd. For reservations call 310.399.3570 or 310.451.1358.
LAX Information Booth Volunteers Needed. Travelers Aid Society will train volunteers for 4-hour shifts. Training begins September 5, 310.646.2270.
Santa Monica Drive-In’s Free Films at the Pier continues with Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, starring Will Ferrell. Doors open at 7pm, free, tickets available at SM Visitors Centers, chairs for rent, proceeds to Arts Fighting Cancer.
One Key Away Singles Party, a mixer combining socializing with testing of a device that reveals compatibility, $15 if paid online/$20 at door, 7-10pm, Mor Bar, 2941 Main St., 310.872.4975 or email@example.com.
“Sustainable Works for YOU Again!” lecture on resource efficiency as part of Santa Monica College’s Environmental Issues Lecture series, 6:30pm, free, Room 123, SMC Bundy Campus, 3171 S. Bundy Dr., 310.434.4743.
Whole Foods Markets supports Marathon Kids, a program that encourages healthy eating and exercise habits among children. 14 Whole Foods Markets, including Santa Monica, will be donating the day’s proceeds to Marathon Kids, www.marathonkids.com.
Angels in the Wilderness: One Women’s Extraordinary Story of Survival. Amy Racina will read from her book about survival during a hiking trip, 7pm, REI, 402 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.4370.
Immaterial World, exhibit of photography dealing with the supernatural, opening reception, 7-9pm, through November 11. Stephen Cohen Gallery, 7358 Beverly Blvd., LA, 323.937.5525, www.stephencohengallery.com.
Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium will be closed from September 5 through October 31. During this time, the aquarium will be getting a much-needed new roof to replace the one that leaked during the winter of 2005.
SMC is accepting applications for a seat on the Personnel Commission through September 18. The term will be from December 1 of this year through December 1, 2007. Applicants must be residents of, and registered voters in, the Santa Monica Community College District. For more information, call 310.434.4402 or go to www.smc.edu/admin/trustees/personnel_commission/personnel_commission_vacancy.htm