Best of TAG 2010, art exhibit, through January 30, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.9556.
Cloudscapes, paintings by Peter Kempson, Mark Oberlin and Lee Webster Shaw, through February 3, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.
Ice at Santa Monica, ice skating, through January 31, $10 skate rental, 1324 5th St. (corner of 5th and Arizona), 310.393.8355.
Last Friday, shops on Main Street open late, with specialevents, mainstreetsm.com.
The Collector, Mark Healy’s adaptation of John Fowles’ psychological thriller, through March 6, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, $10-$15, Ruskin Group Theatre, 3000 Airport Ave., 310.397.3244.
The Coming Giants: The Next Generation of Ground-Based Astronomy, 8pm, preceded by The Night Sky Show, 7pm, $5, Planetarium, Drescher Hall, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., 310.434.3000.
Bob Foster, poetry, 8:30pm, free, Rapp Saloon, 1436 2nd St., http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rapp-Saloon-Poetry-Reading/.
Sophie Milman, jazz vocalist, 8pm, $10-$40, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310. 506.4522.
Luciana Souza Trio, with guest artist Rebecca Pidgeon, Brazilian jazz, 7:30pm, $32-$55, The Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St, TheBroadStage.com/tickets.
Subversive Cinema, screenings of unusual films, 7-10pm, free, 212 Pier Ave., 310.306.7330.
The Amazing Bone, a play about a pig and a bone, based on William Steig’s book, adapted by Eric Lane Barnes, through February 14, 11am Saturdays-Sundays, $6-$8, Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., 310. 828.7519.
Art with Cultural Folk Stories, panel discussion on folk stories with artists Ramona Otto, Badri Borghei, and Younghee Park, 2pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.393.0701 x21.
The Babas–Dancing the Masculine, dance workshop that explores the Brazilian Orixa pantheon, 3-5pm, $35, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice, [email protected]
Edith Bauman, Collective Pattern, reception 6-8pm, through March 6, Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.3434.
Escapes: Polish Art in the Communist Era, reception 4-6pm, through March 21, Laband Art Gallery, Fritz Burns Fine Arts Bldg, LMU, 1LMU Dr. LA, 310.338.2880.
Heart Songs for Haiti, benefit, 7-11pm, Venice Arts Gallery
1702 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, http://tiny.cc/heartsongs
Rachel Whiteread Drawings, through April 25, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 310.443.7016.
Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra, 4pm, $10-$40, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.859.7668.
Green Living Workshop, 7:15-8:45pm, $25 donation, Santa Monica Yoga, 1640 Ocean Park Blvd., sustainableworks.org.
Up, Golden Globe-winning animated film, 2pm, free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.458.8606.
Green Living Workshop, 7-8:30pm, $25 donation, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., sustainableworks.org.
Garth Stein discusses and signs The Art of Racing in the Rain, 7pm, free, Diesel, a bookstore in Brentwood, 225 26th St., 510. 653.9965.
A Collection of Ideas….Howard Zinn: The People Speak, an evening with the author of A People’s History of the United States, featuring his new documentary, 8pm, $10-$25, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, 310.586.6488.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Conscious Life Expo, February 13
Santa Monica Citywide Reads Events, February 12-March 13
Tony-Award Winning Rent presented at Samohi, February 18-27
Santa Monica Airport Art Walk, March 20