Robin Mitchell, paintings, Dan McCleary, new flower paintings and prints, through November 21, Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.6410.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, through November 21, 7:30pm Thursdays-Saturdays, 2pm Sunday November 15, $10-$20, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4522.
Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost, presented by KCRW, 1 and 7:30pm Fridays, 2 and 7:30pm Saturdays, 1pm November 22, 2pm November 29, $25, through November 29, The Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., TheBroadStage.com/tickets.
Patty Seyburn and Judith Taylor, poetry, 7:30pm, $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.
SMC Chamber Choir, 7:30pm, $10, Edye Second Space, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.3000.
Special Observing Event:
Jupiter and the Pleiades, 8pm, preceded by The Night Sky Show, 7pm, $5, Planetarium, Room 223, Drescher Hall, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., 310.434.3000.
Eye of the Beholder, a multimedia performance by kids and seniors, presented by Virginia Avenue Project, 7pm Friday, 2pm Saturday and Sunday, Getty Villa Auditorium, 17985 PCH, Malibu, 310.264.4224.
Earth Ecofest, environmental street fair presented by Venice Historical Society, 10am-6pm, free, outside Electric Lodge between Milwood and California Avenues, Venice, electriclodge.org/upcoming_shows.cfm.
An Evening with Les Figues and Sidebrow Presses, poetry, 7:30pm, $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.
Live Theatre! A Director’s Showcase, four directors present 10-minute theatre scenes, 2pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Planet Siquieros Pena presents Taller Sur, a night of music, 7:30- 10pm, $10, SPARC, 685 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.9560.
Roosevelt School Holiday Boutique, 9am-4pm, free, Roosevelt Elementary School, 801 Montana Ave., 310.899.2900.
Seminar on Living Wills & Trusts, 10am, free, Westchester Loyola Library, 7114 W. Manchester Ave., LA, 310.677.9787.
Storytelling with Ilene Cohen, ages 3-up, 10:30am, free, Children’s Book World, 10580 1/2 Pico Blvd., LA, 310.559.2665.
A Talk on the Wild Side, gallery discussion moderated by Mohamed Sharif, 6-8pm, free, Arena One Gallery, 3026 Airport Ave., 310.397.7449.
Verdi Chorus, fall concert of opera choruses, with Ani Maldjian, soprano, Bradley Wisk, tenor, Museop Kim, baritone, 7:30pm Saturday, 4pm Sunday, $10-$40, First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th St., 310.684.3024.
Mark Cheka, art show with poetry by S.A. Griffin, Yama Lake, and Ellyn Maybe, and screening of film Georg by Geroge Herms, 4pm, $5-$7, Project Room, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.
I Love a Good Story 4pm, $10, Fanatic Salon Theatre, 3815 Sawtelle Blvd., MV, 310.850.8814.
Tom Kemper discusses Hidden Talent, 3pm, free, Diesel Brentwood, 225 26th St., 510.653.9965.
Last Days of the British Raj, a one-man theatrical extrvanganza with Geoff Elsworth and the Town Dandies, 2pm, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0211.
Tea of the Samurai in Times of War and Peace, with professor and historian Morgan Pitelka, 2pm, free, Fowler Museum at UCLA, WW, 310.825.4288.
Di Wu, piano, 2pm, $10-$25, Raitt Recital Hall, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4055.
Best of Calgary Filmmakers Challenge Tour, 8pm, free, Documental, Unurban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd., 310.306.7330.
Green Living Workshop, Mondays through December 11, 7-8:30pm, The Green Life, 2409 Main St., sustainableworks.eventbrite.com.
Wisdom’s Way Video Series with Guy Finley and associates, video showings and Q & A, 7:30-8:30pm, free, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.266.9930.
Cinema Paradiso, Italian film about movie memories, 3pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Green Living Workshop, Tuesdays through November 17, 7-8:30pm, P.S. 1 Elementary School, 1454 Euclid St., sustainableworks.eventbrite.com.
Bereavement Group Meetings, every Wednesday for six weeks, 3-4:30pm, free, DeWind Room, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721.
Green Living Workshop, Wednesdays through November 18, 7pm, Multipurpose Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa MonicaBlvd., sustainableworks.eventbrite.com.
Rick Watts of KPFK’s IMRU is guest speaker at the Activist Support Circle, 7pm, free, Friends Meeting Hall, 1440 Harvard St., 310.399.1000.
Eat Turkey and Watch Football, various venues. Happy Thanksgiving!
Mark Your Calendar
Songs of the Season Holiday Show, Dec. 5
Meet Me at the Fig Tree, December 6
Jane Austen Unscripted, December 11