Shirley Cannon, The Black Field Paintings, through January 7, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0221.
Enrique Martinez Celaya, Daybreak, through January 3, L. A. Louver, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.4955.
Nasreen Haroon, through January 7, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.
Michael Stevens: Against The Grain, through January 4, Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.6990.
Titus Welliver, Abstractions In Nature, through January 7, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0211.
Bob Baker’s The Buzz Factor presents: Your New Year’s Prosperity Plan: How to Beat the Recession, a hands-on workshop for “songwriters, musicians, authors, artists, writers, actors, and anyone with a creative entrepreneurial bone in their body,” 10am-3pm, 40-$60, Agape International Spiritual Center, 5700 Buckingham Pkwy, CC, 310.348.1250.
Ballona Nature Walks, 2-4pm, free, meet at Pacific Ave. parking lot – Del Rey Lagoon, and 4:30pm-6:30pm, free, meet at Shallow Water Nature Store, 221 Culver Blvd., PDR, 310.823.7040, ballonainstitute.org.
Chris Mouch Band, 8pm, $5 with flyer, Hollow Body Nite at Club Trip, 2101 Lincoln Blvd. myspace.com/hollowbodyla
Treesavers Tree Commission Support Meeting, 6pm, free, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council Robert Redford Building), 1314 2nd St., 310.399.1000.
Changing Dynamics of US-Israel Relations, class with Murray Tenenbaum, Wednesdays through February 25, 8:30-10pm, $146, American Jewish University, Familian Campus, 15600 Mulholland Dr., LA, 310.440.1246.
Denis Dutton discusses and signs The Art Instinct, 7pm, free, Diesel, A Bookstore, 225 26th St., 310.576.9960.
Through January 19
Ice At Santa Monica, real ice skating rink, 10am-10pm, $10 for skate rental, 5th St at Arizona Ave., 310.393.8355.
Mark Your Calendar
Vernacular Photography Fair, January 10-11.
Dr. John Demartini at the Fairmont Miramar, January 14
Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, January 19.
Santa Monica Homeless Count, January 27.