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Fifth Annual California Open Exhibition Juried Show, through September 3, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station,

The Group 2010, group art exhibit, through September 5, Lois Lambert Gallery/Gallery of Functional Art, Bergamot Station, 310.629.6990.

Make It New, group show with John Baldessari, Julian Sarmento, Lawrence Weiner, Allan Sekula, Olivier Mosset, and others, through September 4, Christopher Grimes Gallery, 916 Colorado Ave., 310.587.3373.


September 2

The September Issue, film about putting together the September 2007 issue of Vogue, 2 p.m., free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.458.8682.

September 2-4

Last Fare, one-man show by Dominic Hoffman, 8 p.m. Saturday, $20, Electric Lodge, 1416 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, 310.306.1854.

September 3

Blowfish Malibu Sample Sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free, 1728 Olympic Blvd., 310.566.5700.

The Haunting of Hill House, play by F. Andrew Leslie based on Shirley Jackson’s novel, through October 10, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, $14-$18, Theatre Palisades Pierson Playhouse, 941 Temescal Canyon Dr., PP, 310.454.1970.

Picasso Isn’t Happy That Dali Got Angel Wings and Lorca Just Doesn’t Care, poetry, by Eve Brandstein, Corrie Greathouse, Michael O’Keefe and Frankie Salinas, art by Lysa Flores, Louie Metz and Hector Velez, music by Lysa Flores, art show 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m., free, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

Magic Meathands, comedy improv, 8 p.m., $10, Westside Comedy Theatre, 1323-A Third Street Promenade,

September 4

Clara Bow: Discovering The “It” Girl, screening of a documentary about the silent and early talkie film star, 2 p.m., free, Ocean Park Branch Library, 2601 Main St., 310.458.8683.

For My Wife, documentary film about marriage equality by Charlene Strong, 3 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

Charles Goodrich, Alejandro Escude, and Eric Gudas, poetry, 7:30 p.m., $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

Heroic Measures by Jill Ciment is discussed by the Book Group, 11 a.m., free, Ocean Park Branch Library, 2601 Main St., 310.458.8683.

Storytelling with Ellen Switkes, ages 3-7, 10:30 a.m., free, Children’s Book World, 10580 1/2 Pico Blvd., LA, 310.559.BOOK.

Unleash the Beast, group art exhibit, reception September 11, 6-9 p.m., through October 2, Arena 1 Gallery, 3026 Airport Ave.,

September 5

Peter Alsop’s Kids Concerts presents Peter Himmelman, 11 a.m., $8, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.3723.

Open Reading with Angel Perales and Charles Claymore, 5 p.m., free, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

September 6

Labor Day Yacht Party, on the Fantasea One Mega-Yacht, with game deck, club and house decks, sun deck, and barbeque, 3-8 p.m., $40, Fantasea One Yacht, Dock 52, 13509 Fiji Way, MDR, 310.821.5371.

180 Degrees South, screening of an environmental adventure film, 7:30 p.m., free, Patagonia Santa Monica, 2936 Main St., 310. 314.1776.

September 7

Julienne Johnson, Sue Keane, Patricia Doede Klowden, and Ellen Starr, reception September 11, 5-8 p.m., artists’ panel September 14, 7 p.m., through October 2, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.9556.

Making Santa Monica College More Sustainable, lecture, 6:30 p.m., free, Room 123, SMC Bundy, 3171 S. Bundy Dr., LA, 310.434.4743.

Claudia Rankine, Douglas Kearny, and Caleb Barber, poetry, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH,

September 8

Ill Wind by Nevada Barr, is discussed by the Mystery Book Group, 7 p.m., free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.458.8682.

Nico Muhly and Los Angeles Master Chorale conductor Grant Gershon, demonstration, performance, and Q and A, 7 p.m., free, Santa Monica Apple Store, 1248 Third Street Promenade, 310.576.1011.

Keisho Okayama: Selected Works 2008–2010, reception September 11, 5-7 p.m., through October 9, FIG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.

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

September 9

California Foreclosure Institute workshop for investors and realtors on buying foreclosure properties, with Lloyd Segal, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free, Lloyd Taber-Marina Del Rey Public Library, 4533 Admiralty Way, MDR, 310.379.0101.

High Holy Days, Tashlich Ceremony, a Jewish ritual of purification for the New Year, presented by Santa Monica Synagogue, 3:30 p.m., free, Santa Monica Beach, 300 yards south of Ocean Park Blvd.,

Sophocles’ Elektra, through October 2, Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., $38-$42, Getty Villa Amphitheatre, 17985 PCH, PP, 310.440.7300.

Trent Reynolds: Green Man Paintings, reception 5-6:30 p.m., through October 15, Gallery, SMC Emeritus College, 1227 2nd St., 310.434.4306.


Communitas Awards, September 11

GLOW, September 25

Abbot Kinney Festival, September 26

Banned Books Week Reading, October 2

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