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LAST CHANCE

Sam Amato: New Paintings: Meditations on Nature, through November 13, FIG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.

Engaged Observers, documentary photography since the 1940s, through November 14, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.7360.

Arlene G. Hendler, paintings, through November 13, FIG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.

Loveland, solo show with Ann Randolph, through November 13, 8 p.m. Thursdays, $20$25, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St., 800.838.3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

The Survivor, a play about teenaged smugglers in the Warsaw Ghetto, by Susan Manus, through November 14, 8 p.m. Thursday November 13, Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, $10, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice 453.4376.

THIS WEEK

November 12

The Greening of Cuba, a Food First Documentary, 7 p.m., donation, 601 9th St., 310.780.7363.

Returning Soldiers Speak: An Evening of Music and the Spoken Word, poetry by veterans, reception 6:30 p.m., reading 7:30 p.m., $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

Nnenna Frelon, 7:30 p.m., $57-$95, The Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., www.TheBroadStage.com/tickets.

Writing for the Future: a Writing Workshop Series for 50+, led by Lawrence Owen, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free, Community Meeting Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600. Also meets November 19.

November 13

Allied Artists Paint-Out, 9:30 a.m., free (bring art supplies and lunch), Peter Strauss Ranch, 3000 Mulholland Hwy, Agoura, 310.383.1374.

Ballona Open House, a tour of the wetlands,

2-4 p.m., free, enter behind 303 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey, www.ballonafriends.org.

An Evening with Christine Ebersole, 7:30 p.m., $75-$120, The Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., www.TheBroadStage.com/tickets.

The Grenner Girls Go 51/50 plus Kristen McGuiness, 3 p.m., free, Diesel Malibu, 3890 Cross Creek Rd., Malibu, 510.653.9965.

Le Tick Tock, a “provocative and sensual” evening of cabaret-type entertainment, through December 18, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, $65, Edgemar Center for the Arts, 2437 Main St., 310.392.7327.

Judith Pacht and David St. John, poetry, 7:30 p.m., $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

Scott Rogers discusses and signs Level Up!: The Guide to Great Video Game Design, 2 p.m., free, Barnes and Noble Santa Monica, 1201 Third Street Promenade, 310.260.9110.

A Special Child Needs Special Planning, lecture with attorney Caprice L. Collins, 10:30 a.m., free, Junior Blind of America, 5300 Angeles Vista Blvd., LA, 310.677.9787 x5.

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is discussed by the Literature Book group, 11 a.m., free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.458.8681.

Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra, 4 p.m., free, The Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St.,

November 13-14

Los Angeles Asian and Tribal Arts Show, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, $10, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St, 310.455.2886.

November 14

Birds of the Season, hike, 8 a.m., free, King Gillette Ranch, 26800 W. Mulholland Highway, Calabasas, 818.878.0866 x228.

Evren Edler Trio, 5 p.m., donation requested, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 1343 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.452.1116.

Dana Gluckstein discusses and signs Dignity, 3 p.m., free, Diesel Brentwood, 225 26th St., 510.653.9965.

Lois P. Jones and Dean Pasch, poetry, 2-4 p.m., donation, Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill St., http://churchop.org.

Dean Pasch and Sharmagne Leland St-John Sylbert, poetry, 7:30 p.m., $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

Lisa Rinzler, photographs on glass, reception 6:30-9:30 p.m., through January 5, 2011, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0211.

Proof, staged reading of award-winning play by David Auburn, with Santa Monica Rep Theatre Company, 2 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

November 15

Enhance Your Fertility, lecture with Michelle Gerber, 7 p.m., free, Multipurpose Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

Introduction to Poetry, poetry workshop, 7:30-9 p.m., free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.458.8681.

Navigating the Senior Care Maze, with Bonnie Davis, Noon-1 p.m., free, Dewind Room, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721 x129.

SMC Jazz Band, 4 p.m., $10, The Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.3005.

Southern California Landscapes via Experimental Film, filmmakers in attendance, 6-10 p.m., free, 7 Dudley Cinema, Talking Stick, 1411 Lincoln Blvd., Venice, 805.501.2062.

Waiting for Snow in Havana, by Carlos Eire, is discussed by the Meetup Book Group, 7 p.m., free, Community Meeting Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

November 15-19

SMC International Education Week, dance, music, food, a film screening, and lectures, times and locations vary, all events free, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., www.smc.edu/apps

November 16

Chanukah Boutique, sponsored by Santa Monica Synagogue, 3-8 p.m., Santa Monica Synagogue, 1448 18th St, 310.453.4276.

The Land Grant Paper Trail, a Culture in the Canyon Chautauqua event, with Chester King, anthropologist, 7:30 p.m., free, Temescal Gateway Park, 15601 Sunset Blvd., PP, 310.858.7272 x131.

November 17

Kim Barnouin discusses and signs Skinny Bitch: Ultimate Everyday Cookbook: Crazy Delicious Recipes That Are Good to the Earth and Great for Your Bod, 7 p.m., free, Barnes and Noble Santa Monica, 1201 Third Street Promenade, 310.260.9110.

William Brice, Drawings 1960-1985, reception 6-8 p.m., through December 31, LA Louver Gallery, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.4955.

The Gardens: Recent Paintings by Curtis Hoekzema, reception November 20, 5-7 p.m., through December 24, FIG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.

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

Other Powers, a book about 19th century feminist Victoria Woodhull by Barbara Goldsmith, is discussed by the Book Group, 7 p.m., free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.458.8682.

November 18

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, film about a man who finds a way to communicate despite his paralysis, 3 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

Linda Gravenson and contributors discuss and sign their anthology In the Fullness of Time, 7 p.m., free, Diesel Brentwood, 225 26th St., 510.653.9965.

Joanie Mackowski, poetry, 7 p.m., free, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA, www. english.ucla.edu.

Poets Against Big Oil, benefit reading and music performance for Louisiana Bucket Brigade, 7 p.m., $10, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

Rocky, the original film, 5:30 p.m., free, Jon Waldron Community Room, Venice Library, 501 S. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.821.1769.

Staying in Charge of Your Life, seminar on finances, with Esther Epstein, 7 p.m., free, Multipurpose Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.

The Young Victoria, film about the queen who was England’s longest-reigning monarch, 2 p.m., free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.458.8682.

Venice Art Crawl, with Venice-themed art by Dianne Neuman, 6-9 p.m., free, Figtree’s Café, 429 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, 310.392.4937.

Marianne Williamson discusses and signs A Course in Weight Loss: 21 Spiritual Lessons for Surrendering Your Weight Forever, 7 p.m., free, Barnes and Noble Santa Monica, 1201 Third Street Promenade, 310.260.9110.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Free Thanksgiving Dinner,

Santa Monica Civic, November 25

Main Street Holiday Event, December 4

Midsummer Night’s Dream, Samohi, December 2-11

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