Emeritus College Student Photo Exhibit, through March 26, Emeritus College Art Gallery, 1227 2nd St., 310.434.4306.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, through March 28, 8pm Tuesdays-Fridays, 2 and 8pm Saturdays, 2 and 7pm Sundays, $20-$75, UCLA Freud Playhouse, UCLA, WW, 310.825.2101.
Laura Lasworth, The Western Wall, through March 27, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.1133.
Love in a Cemetery, a visual arts laboratory, organized by Robert Sain and Andrea Bowers, through March 26, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th St., 310.453.3711.
Loyalties, play by Tony Pasqualini, through March 28, 8pm Thursdays-Saturdays, 3pm Sundays, $20-$25, Pacific Residence Theatre, 705 1/2 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.8392.
Kids and Teens Student Exhibit, through March 27, Brentwood Art Center, 13031 Montana Ave., 310.451.5657.
And Awaay We Go to Wonderland, return of the children’s show, 12:30 and 3pm, $10.50-$12.50, Santa Monica Playhouse Main Stage, 1211 4th St., 310.394.9779 x2. Also plays March 27 and April 4.
Peggy Dobreer, poetry, 8:30pm, free, Rapp Saloon, 1436 2nd St., www.facebook.com /pages/Rapp-Saloon-Poetry-Reading/.
Larry Karush Quintet, jazz concert, 7 & 9pm, $10, Edye Second Space at the SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.4323.
Last Friday on Main Street, shops open late, 6-10pm, free, Main Street between Pico and Marine, www.mainstreetsm.com.
Stairway of the Stars, performances by students, 7pm, $12, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St., 310.450.8338 . x338.
Subversive Cinema, unusual films not announced in advance, 7-10pm, free, 212 Pier Ave., 310.306.7330.
India Radfar and Lee Ann Brown, poetry, 7:30pm, $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.
Use Life’s Storms to Let Go and Live in Peace, final part of Wisdom’s Way, video talk series with Guy Finley, 7-8pm, $3 donation requested, Yahoo Center Community Room, 2500 Broadway, 310.266.9930.
U.S. Human Spaceflight Future, 8pm, preceded by The Night Sky Show, 7pm, $5, Planetarium, Room 223, Drescher Hall, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., 310.434.3000.
Edgemar Short Film Festival, screenings of 37 short films from around the world, screenings from 10:30am through 4pm Friday, 10:30am-3:30pm Saturday, 11am-12:30pm Sunday, $10 per screening block, $40 day pass, Edgemar Center, 2437 Main St., 310.392.7327.
LA Women’s Theatre Festival, performances, 8pm Friday, 2 and 8pm Saturday and Sunday, $40-$75, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Avenue, Venice, 818.760.0408.
Annenberg Community Beach House Lecture Series, hosted by SM Conservancy, with Christy McAvoy on historic structures of the Beach House and John Berley on the rebirth of the site, 2pm, $10, Memorial Park, Olympic Blvd. and 14th St., 310.496.3146.
Managing the Emotional Chaos and Crisis of Caregiving, lecture provided by the Living Room series, 2pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
National Children’s Chorus Create: Fantasy, 4 and 7:30pm, $35, Edye Second Space at the SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 800.595.4849.
No-No Boy, Ken Narasaki’s adaptation of John Okada’s play, through April 18, 8pm Fridays-Saturdays, 3pm Sundays, $15-$25, Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., 818.305.4632.
Red (D)ress, poetry series with Ariana Kelly, Juliana McCarthy and Steven Rood, 7:30pm, $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.
The Wake, play by Lisa Cron, through April 18, 8pm Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1 and 6:30pm Sundays, $20-$45, Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd., CC, centertheatregroup.org.
A Wrinkle in Time, a sci-fi fantasy for kids, adapted by James Sie, through April 11, 2pm Saturdays, 11am Sundays, $6-$8, Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., 310.828.7519.
Musica Angelica performs Bach’s St. John Passion, 4pm, $49-$55, First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th St., 310.458.4504.
SMC Symphony Orchestra, romantic music by Schumann and Mahler, 4pm, $10, The Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.4323.
Wanted: The Art of Robert Branaman, reception 4pm, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.
Green Living Workshop, 7-8:30pm, $25 donation, The Shores, 2700 Neilson Way, sustainableworks.org.
Tim Fain, violinist, 7:30pm, $20 suggested donation, Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica, 1260 18th St., 310.452.8908.
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.
Green Living Workshop, 7-8:30pm, $25 donation, Sustainable Works, 1744 Pearl St .sustainableworks.org.
Music of the People, by the People, for the People, program saluting American songs, 11:15am, free, Edye Second Space at the SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.4323.
Secular Humanistic Passover Seder, presented by Adat Chaverim, 6:30pm, Aldersgate Retreat, PP, 818.623.7363.
The Economics of Being a Woman, lecture series with Hollis Harman, five Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, $99 for series, Westside Gymnasium YWCA Santa Monica, 2019 14th St., 310.452.3881.
Food Inc, film about the food industry, part of the Sustainable Film Series, 7pm, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Green Living Workshop, 7-8:30pm, $25 donation, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., sustainableworks.org.
Robert S. Levinson discusses and signs The Traitor in Us All, 7pm, free, Diesel Brentwood, 225 26th St., 510.653.9965.
Marcy Winograd, candidate for Congress, speaks at Activist Support Circle, 7pm, free, Friends Meeting Hall, 1440 Harvard St., 310.399.1000.
Campus Health Fair, 9am-1pm, free, SMC Library Quad, 1900 Pico Blvd., www.smc.edu. Looking Younger, Feeling Great, first of a four part series on anti-aging, with Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D. and Jo Elen Gidish, Certified Nutritionist, 7pm, free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Spring Break Family Campfire, 7pm, free, Temescal Gateway Park, 15601 Sunset Blvd., PP, mrca.ca.gov. Sunset
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Montana Avenue Tax-Free Day, April 10
Festival of Books, UCLA, April 24-25
Move LA Transportation Conference, April 29