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This Week:

LAST CHANCE

As You Like It, through August 14, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, $16-$18, Kentwood Players at the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave., Westchester, 310.645.5156.

Bob Poe, Eye Photo, through August 15, Bob Poe Photographic Art, Bergamot Station, 310.582.2278.

Brigitte Schobert, David Twamley, and Anne Ramis, through August 14, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310..829.9556.

SMC Emeritus College Student Art Exhibition II, through August 13, SMC Emeritus College Art Gallery, 1227 2nd St., 310.434.4306.

THIS WEEK

August 13

Blue Gold: World Water Wars, documentary on water rights issues, 7 p.m., $5 donation, 601 9th Street, 310.780.7363.

MoveLA Rally for the 30/10 Plan, with Denny Zane and supporters of the 30/10 transit funding plan, noon, free, south lawn, Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., LA, www.movela.org.

Xiayin Wang, pianist, 8 p.m., $15-$20, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4522.

August 13-15

Tree for All “Open Garden” with camellia bushes and other trees and shrubs for free, 1-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon and 5 -7 p.m. Sunday, 2602 Broadway, 310.394.0249.

August 14

All My Sons, Arthur Miller’s family tragedy, through October 2, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, $15-$20, Ruskin Group Theatre, 3000 Airport Ave., 310.397.3244.

Allied Artists Paint-Out, Malibu Lagoon, bring art supplies and lunch, 10 a.m., free, take PCH to Cross Creek Road, 310.383.1374.

The Blind Side, Sandra Bullock’s Oscar-winning performance, 3 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

Coyotes and Ravens, hike with presentation, 7 p.m., free, front parking lot, Temescal Gateway Park, 15601 Sunset Blvd., PP, 310.858.7272 x131.

Don’t Look Back, the celebrated documentary about Bob Dylan by D.A. Pennebaker, 8 p.m., free, Vidiots, 302 Pico Blvd., 310.392.8508.

The Fellowship of the Ring is discussed by the Literature Book Group, 11 a.m., free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd, 310.458.8681.

Sally Lamb, Steve Hitter, reception 4-7pm, through September 15, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453. 5757.

Through the Eyes of Haitian Children, gallery talk 4-5 p.m., reception 6-8 p.m., film screening September 22, 7 p.m., through September 24, Venice Arts Gallery, 1702 Lincoln Blvd., Venice, 310.392.0846.

Understanding Challenging Behaviors, with Estee Bienstock, RN, 11 a.m., free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.458.8682.

What Happens When You Die: The Truth About Wills and Trusts, with Caprice L. Collins, 10 a.m., free, Westchester Loyola Village Public Library, 7114 W. Manchester Ave., LA, 310.677.9787 x5.

Women Painters West, with artists Brooke Harker, Louise Marler, Dianne Neuman, Sona Mirzaei and Teresse Radenbaugh, 6 p.m., VOCA Art Gallery, 215 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, www.vocaartgallery.com.

August 15

Activist Support Circle Vegetarian Potluck Picnic, with guest speaker Sheila Kuehl, 1 p.m., free, Clover Park, 27th Street and Ocean Park Blvd., 310.399.1000.

Adventure Tour, see unique local sights with the Santa Monica Conservancy, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., $20 for members, $25 non-members, children under 12 free, www.smconservancy.org.

Peter Alsop’s Kids Concerts presents Parachute Express, 11am, $10, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.

I Love a Good Story, storytellers and musical guest Cynthia Carle, 4 p.m., $10, Fanatic Salon, 3815 Sawtelle Blvd., MV, 310.850.8814.

D.J. MacHale discusses and signs The Monster Princess, 11 a.m., free, Diesel Brentwood, 225 26th St., 510.653.9965.

Rattle Magazine Publication Party, readers from the humor issue, 2-4 p.m., free, Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., 818. 505.6777.

August 16

Dollar Splash Mondays, through August 30, swim for one dollar, shuttle bus available starting at 10 a.m. from Virginia Avenue Park and along route of Big Blue bus line 7, 10.a.m.-5.p.m., $1, shuttle 50 cents, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, http://annenbergbeachhouse.com.

Green Living Workshop, through August 30, 7 p.m., free, The Green Life, 2409 Main St., www.sustainableworks.eventbrite.com.

Meetup Book Group discusses Tinkers by Paul Harding, 7 p.m., free, Community Meeting Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

August 17

California – A Winemaker’s Heaven, Culture in the Canyon at the Chautauqua Series, 7:30 p.m., free, Stone Amphitheatre, Temescal Gateway Park, 15601 Sunset Blvd., PP, 310.858.7272 x115.

Fifth Annual California Open Exhibition Juried Show, through September 3, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station, www.taggallery.net.

Fine Art Photography Show by Los Angeles photography students, 7:30-9:30 p.m., ArtLab, 1410 Montana Ave., 310.394.5200.

Green Living Workshop, through August 31, 7 p.m., free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., www.sustainableworks. eventbrite.com.

Gabe Rotter Book Launch Party for The Human Bobby, 7 p.m., free, Diesel Brentwood, 225 26th St., 510.653.9965.

This is Not Here, a site-specific dance by Holly Rothschild, 6:30-8 p.m., free, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, http://beachculture43.eventbrite.com/.

The Third Annual Philomenian, celebration of the writing and life of Venice Poet Laureate, Philomene Long, on her birthday, 7:30 p.m., free, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

August 18

Milking the Rhino, documentary film, 7 p.m., free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.458.8681.

Naming Names by Victor S. Navasky, is discussed by the Book Group, 7 p.m., free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.458.8682.

Playwriting Workshop, with instructor Anna Stramese, through October 6, 1-3 p.m., free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.458.8682.

Susan Shapiro and Hope Edelman, book signing, followed by cupcake reception, 7-8 p.m., free, Barnes and Noble, 1203 Third Street Promenade, 310.260.9110.

Why Raw? discussion of benefits of raw cuisine with chef Raquel Smith, 6 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

August 19

Drivetime Yoga with Elaine Masters, 7 p.m., free, Multipurpose Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

The Informant, film about a corporate informer with Matt Damon, 6:30 p.m., free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.458.8682.

The Northern Lights of the Venice Art Crawl, opening party, 5-9 p.m., free, VOCA Art Gallery, 215 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, www.vocaartgallery.com.

MARK YOUR

CALENDAR

Dr. John, Twilight Dance Series, September 2

Sophocles’ Electra, Getty Villa, September 9

GLOW, September 25

Abbot Kinney Festival, September 26

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