A Midsummer Night’s Dream, December 21 and 22, Little Theatre, Santa Monica High School, 310.458.5939.
Best/Worst, a play by Patricia Cotter, through December 16, $22, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice, 310.823.0710.
Antoine Bonsorte, exhibit of photographs, through December 17, Bonsorte Studio, 2401 Lincoln Blvd., 310.450.5200.
Decoys and Destructions, group exhibit of art dealing with power and military violence, through December 16, Overtones Gallery, 11306 Venice Blvd., LA, 310.915.0346.
Enchanted Lunchtime Theatre, a 90-minute theatre experience for kids 3-5 and their parents, presented by the Santa Monica Playhouse Early Education Program, 11:30am-1pm, Wednesdays through December 20, 310.394.9779 x2.
Glossed in Translation, exhibit of art by Elaine Reichek, through December 16, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.7535.
Iphegenia, final play in the trilogy Three By Mee, through December 17, City Garage, 1340 1/2 4th St., 310.319.9939. Will return January 12-February 4.
The Magic Flute by Mozart, Friday-Saturday 8pm/Sunday 4pm, $25, $20 for students, Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., 310.396.4360.
Mark Perlman, abstract art exhibit, through December 16, Lowe Gallery, 2034 Broadway, 310.449.0184.
The Ransom of Red Chief, O. Henry’s wacky story of a bratty kid, presented in a modern adaptation by West of Broadway and Reading is Fundamental, 3pm, $15, Saturdays through December 16, Promenade Playhouse, 1404 Third Street Promenade, 310.656.8070.
Basquiat, Haring and Scharf, through December 22, IKON Ltd./Kay Richards, Bergamot Station, 310.828.6629.
Debbie Betts, A Passion For Cycling; Anne Ramis, Montage This; Sally Jacobs, Fresh From the Market: Contemporary Botanicals, through December 23, TAG Gallery, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.829.9556.
Kris Black, Robert Reagan, Maxine Smith, James Gray Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.315.9502.
Frank Breuer, Containers And Poles, exhibition of photographs, through January 6, Gallery luisotti, Bergamot Station, 310.453.0043.
Lavi Daniel, Ink Wash Drawings, through January 20, Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.0640.
Does Religion Kill? Group show about issues of religion and power, through December 22, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th St., 310.453.3711.
Expressions, paintings by artists Yvette Martini and SooSan Suryawan and porcelain sculptures by Tali Ilan, through December 30, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.
James Fee, Jerry McMillan, Mark Swope, exhibits of photographs and paintings, through January 13, Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.6410.
From Caspar David Friedrich to Gerhard Richter; German Paintings from Dresden, through April 29, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.7360.
Gajin Fujita: Twilight Blush, exhibit of art, through December 30, LA Louver Gallery, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.4955.
Lawrence Gipe, Zirkus und Variete, new paintings, through December 23, Bergamot Station, 310.828.1133.
Holy Image, Hallowed Ground: Images From Sinai, exhibit runs through March 4, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.7360.
Lemons To Lemonade, exhibit of Black Dolls, through March 4, William Grant Stills Art Center, 2520 S. West View St., LA, 323.734.1164.
Life, Death, Love, War, The Works, art by Margaret W. Gallegos, through December 23, FIG, Bergamot Station, 310.829.1345.
Liminal Spaces: Photographs Of Morocco by Rose-Lynn Fisher, through January 14, free, Fowler Museum at UCLA, North Campus, 310.825.8655.
MOCA’s Mark Rothkos, work from the permanent collection, through January 21, MOCA Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., WH, 213.626.6222.
Lun*na Menoh, Mark Chiat, exhibit of art, through December 23, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.4678.
Aernout Mik: Refraction, video installation by Dutch artist Aernout Mik, through December 31, Armand Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., WW, 310.443.7000.
1/8 of a Second: Slow Speed in the Fast Lane, exhibit of photographs by Terence Ford, through January 24, Deborah Page Gallery, 1028 Montana Ave., 310.458.4400.
On The Couch: Cartoons From The New Yorker, exhibit of cartoons dealing with psychoanalysis, through December 31, Skirball Cultural Center, 2710 N. Sepulveda Blvd., LA, 310.440.4500.
Kan Oshiro, Dan Douke, Driving With Dementia, art exhibit, through December 30, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.8488.
Overview: Aerial Photos by pilot-photographers Scott Tucker and Griff Hoerner, through February 28, Ruskin Art Group Theatre, 3000 Airport Dr., 310.397.3244.
Public Faces/Private Spaces: Recent Acquisitions, exhibit of four American photographers, Donald Blumberg, Anthony Hernandez, Mary Ellen Mark and Bill Owens, through February 4, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.7360.
The Road Not Taken: Photographs by Andrea Comsky, through January 1, Universal Art Gallery, 2001 Lincoln Blvd., Venice, 310.827.6858.
Andrew Schoultz: Loud and Quiet, through January 13, Taylor De Cordoba Gallery, 2660 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 310.559.9156.
Sculpture From The Sixties, work of six sculptors, through December 30, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.3866.
Smash and Tickle, group exhibit of art, through January 6, Sixteen: One Gallery, 2116-b Pico Blvd., 310.450.4394.
Stories In Stone, mosaics from Roman Africa, through April 30, The Getty Villa, 17985 PCH, PP, 310.440.7300.
Hunter S. Thompson, Gonzo, the first-ever exhibit of photography by Duke himself, through January 6, M + B Gallery, 612 N. Almont Dr. LA, 310.550.0050.
20/20, group show of Polaroids based on the 20 Questions game, through December 22, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th St., 310.453.3711.
Consuelo Jimenez Underwood, Material Histories, exhibit of mixed media, through January 6, Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.1760.
Utopia: Dreams of Paradise and Responsibility, exhibit of 21 artists dealing with the theme of a perfect world, through December 29, A Shenere Velt Gallery, Workman’s Circle/Arbeter Ring, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., LA, 310.552.2007.
Patsi Valdez, Turn the Tables, exhibit of paintings, through January 6, Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.1760.
The View From Here: solo art exhibit by David Trulli, through January 14, CoproNason Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.2156.
Where We Live: Photographs of America From The Berman Collection, through February 25, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.6198.