11, September, play by Paul Kampf, presented by Chicago’s Breadline Theatre Group, through February 7, 8pm Thursdays-Saturdays, 7pm Sundays, $15-$30, Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda, LA, 310.477.2055 x2.
Abstractive Measures, group show, through February 6, Arena One Studios, 3026 Airport Ave., santamonicaartstudio,com.
Miya Ando, Small Meditative Fields, through February 6, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.1133.
Ralph Bacera, early works, through February 6, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.3866.
The Bible Illuminated: R. Crumb’s Book of Genesis, through February 7, 2010, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 310.443.7016.8 T
Richard Bruland, New Fades, through February 6, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.1133.
William Lane, recent work, through February 6, FIG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.
Joan Robey, Sculpture Exhibit, through February 11, SMC Emeritus College Art Gallery, 1227 2nd St., 310.434.4306.
West, a play by Steven Berkoff, through February 6, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, $15-$20, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice, 310.823.0710.
Petrushka, an adaptation of the ballet by Basil Twist, 7:30pm Thursday-Friday, 2 and 7:30pm Saturday-Sunday, $45-$125, The Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.3200.
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.
Giasone by Francesco Cavalli, U.S. West Coast premiere of a 17th century opera, in Italian with English subtitles projected above stage, 8pm, $5-$20, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, WW, 310.825.2101. Also February 7 at 2pm.
Conrad Romo, poetry, 8:30pm, free, Rapp Saloon, 1436 2nd St., http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rapp-Saloon-Poetry-Reading/.
Wisdom’s Way, video talk series with Guy Finley, 7-8pm, $3 donation requested, Yahoo Center Community Room, 2500 Broadway, 310.266.9930.
Diet for Your DNA, lecture with Susannah Lacagnina on what kind of diet is best for each person, 9am, free, Medical Offices Suites, 2701 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 130, 310.581.9660. Also February 10, 7pm.
Kuruvunga Springs First Saturday Open House, the public is invited to visit the Gabrielino/Tongva village site and natural spring adjacent to the Uni High campus, 10am, free, University High School campus, entrance on Barrington Avenue side, 310.397.0180.
Malibu Art Association, exhibit with works by Jacquelyn Blue, Gay Summer Rick, Marnie Piuze and JoAnne Unger, reception 3-7pm, through March 6, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.
March by Geraldine Brooks is discussed by the Book Group, 11am, free, Ocean Park Branch Library, 2601 Main St., 310.458.8683.
Storytelling with AlphaBetty, ages 3-7, 10:30am, free,Children’s Book World, 10580 1/2 Pico Blvd., LA, 310.559.2665.
Green Living Workshop, 7:15-8:45pm, $25 donation, Santa Monica Yoga, 1640 Ocean Park Blvd., sustainableworks.org.
Immokalee USA and Dear Carry, political films, 6-10pm, free, Documental, Unurban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd., 310.306.7330.
Freedom from Smoking, eight-session program developed by the American Lung Association, 7-8:30pm, $80, also meets Thursdays, 7-8:30pm, 310.829.8453.
A Heart Full of Laughter, Valentine’s Day activities for children, storytelling and puppet show, ages 3-7, 3:30 and 4:30pm, free, Ocean Park Branch Library, 2601 Main St., 310.458.8683.
Relaxation Workout with Linda Heisen, 7pm, free, Multipurpose Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Tommy Emmanuel, guitarist, 8pm, $10-$40, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4522.
Green Living Workshop, 7-8:30pm, $25 donation, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., sustainableworks.org.
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, 7pm, The Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 213.622.7001 x215.
The Immovable Feast, a panel of fruit tree experts and growers will talk about how they grow fruit trees, 7pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
King of Hearts, a classic humorous film about war and who’s really crazy, with Alan Bates, 3pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Tao: The Martial Art of Drumming, taiko drum ensemble, 7:30pm, $10-$40, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4522.
We Love LA, celebration and fundraiser for MoveLa, with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Metro Board member Pam O’ Connor, and entertainment by Adaawe and Opa Opa, 6-10pm, $50, The Center at Cathedral Plaza, 555 W. Temple St., LA, 310.310.2390.
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
Tree-Hugging Day II, March 20