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Frank Gehry Selects, a group show of ceramic works, curated by Gehry, through August 21, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.3866.

Michael Kenna, photography, through August 21, Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, www.craigkrullgallery.com.

Arik Levy: Luminescence, through August 21, Project Room 1, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, 310.586.6488.

Andrew Lord: between my hands to water falling, through August 21, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, 310.586.6488.

NeverWonderland, a children’s musical, through August 22, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, $10-$20, Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., 800.838.3006.

Park Studio: Ring, sculptures by high school students, through August 21, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, 310.586.6488.

Signs of the Forest, group art show, through August 21, Arena 1 Gallery, 3026 Airport Ave., www.santamonicaartstudios.com.


August 20-21

Saved by the Bell, eight short plays written by adults and performed by adults and kids together, presented by Virginia Avenue Project, 3 p.m. Friday, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday , $5 donation, 24th Street Theatre, 1117 W. 24th St., LA, 310.264.4224.

August 21

Killer of Sheep, film, 8 p.m., free, Vidiots, 302 Pico Blvd., 310.392.8508.

Jay Levin, founding editor of the LA Weekly, is interviewed by Gerry Fialka, 3 p.m., free, MESS Salon, UnUrban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd., 310.315.0056.

Poetry Gets the Blues, brothers Bernie Pearl (blues guitarist) and Sherman Pearl (poetry) perform, 2 p.m., free, Ocean Park Branch Library, 2601 Main St., 310.392.8683.

Prison Stories, read by Maureen Cotter, with local musicians Greg Cruz, Wolf Mauz and Suzy Williams, 7 p.m., $10, Beyond Baroque, 682 Venice Blvd, Venice, 310.822.3006.

Storytelling with Alphabetty, ages 3-7, 10:30 a.m., free, Children’s Book World, 10580 Pico Blvd., LA, 310.559.BOOK.

August 22

Peter Alsop’s Kids Concerts presents Rocknoceros, 11 a.m., $10, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.

4th Annual Supergirl Jam, female athletes skateboarding and snowboarding on artificial snow hills, with guests 2008 Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Nastia Liukin and Jolene Van Vugt, Freestyle Motocross Athlete, 11:30 a.m., free, Venice Beach, www.supergirljam.com.

August 23

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.

August 24

Camp, a “sleeper” movie about a summer theatre camp for teens, 3 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

Chamber Music influenced by the Dance, with Yana Reznik and Friends,

6:30-8:15 p.m., free, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, beachculture44.eventbrite.com.

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

August 25

Tom Hayden is guest speaker at Activist Support Circle, 7 p.m., free, Friends Meeting Hall, 1440 Harvard St., 310.399.1000.

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

August 26

Building Immunity for Fall and Winter, with Laraine Crampton, LAc, 7:30 p.m., free, The Wellness Store, 1412 14th St., 310.428.1596.

Marina del Rey–Then and Now, yachting luncheon with talk by Greg Wendler, lunch 12:20 p.m., presentation 12:40 p.m., $15.15, California Yacht Club, 4469 Admiralty Way, MDR, 310.823.4567.

Mary Roach discusses and signs Packing for Mars, 7 p.m., free, Diesel Brentwood, 225 26th St., 510. 653.9965.


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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