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Bloody Red Heart, stage adaptation of teenaged girls’ essays about real teen life, through November 21, 8 p.m. Thurdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd, LA, 310.477.2055 x2.

Linda Ekstrom, through November 20, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, 3026 Airport Ave.,

F•utility: Absurd Acts of Radical Intelligence, through November 20, Arena 1 Gallery, 3026 Airport Ave.,

Hello Dolly, through November 20, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sunday November 14, $10-$20, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4522.

Astrid Preston, East/West/Spring/ Fall, Julius Shulman, Centennial 10/10/10, through November 20, Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.6410.


November 19

Border Poets: Edgar Rincon Luna, Martin Camps, Bibiana Padilla Maltos, Armando Molina, Jose Roco, and Anthony Seidman, poetry, 7:30 p.m., $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

California Artists in Mexico, 1928-1970, through May 1, 2011, California Heritage Museum, 2612 Main St., 310.392.8537.

California’s Mountain Temples: Mount Palomar, 8pm, preceded by The Night Sky Show, 7pm, $5, Planetarium, Room 223, Drescher Hall, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., 310.434.3000.

Robert Kyle Brazilian Quintet, jazz, 7 and 9 p.m., $10, Edye Second Space, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.3005.

Robert Scheer discusses and signs The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street, 7 p.m., free, Barnes and Noble Santa Monica, 1201 Third Street Promenade, 310.260.0158.

Subversive Cinema, 7-10 p.m., free, 212 Pier Ave.,

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.

November 19-20

Savory Moves, dance program with Global Motion World Dance Company, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, $15-$20, Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.3467.

November 20

Donner Party Book Discussion, author Gabrielle Burton discusses her two books on the Donner Party, 2 p.m., free, Ocean Park Branch Library, 2601 Main St., 310.458.8683.

Holiday Show with art by Marlena Chumo, Gabriel Fernandez, Sally Lamb, Lee Webster Shaw, and David K. Thompson, reception 4-7 p.m., through December 18, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.

Peter Lamas Natural Beauty Event, with Peter Lamas and Dr. Mao Shing Ni, 2-4 p.m., free, The Wellness Store, 1412 14th St., 310.260.0013.

John Mason, New Wall Reliefs, reception 5-7 p.m., through December 31, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.3866.

MESS, interview with Chuck Anderson, 3 p.m., free, UnUrban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd., 310.306.7330.

Saturday Night Film Club features Once Upon a Time in the West, 8 p.m., free, Vidiots Annex, 302 Pico Blvd., 310.392.8508.

Some People Are Alive and Some People Just Aren’t, poetry with Dominique Lowell and A. Razor, 7:30 p.m., $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

November 20-21

Backyard Fruit, readings of new plays from the Botanicum Seedlings playwrights program, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, free, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, 310.455.2322.

Tales of Paris, excerpts from operas sung in French or set in France (or both), with the Verdi Chorus, 7 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday, $10-$40, First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th St., 310.684.3024.

November 21

Art Installation by surf photographer Aaron Chang, a portion of sales proceeds will be donated to Heal the Bay, 2 p.m., Gladstone’s Malibu, 17300 PCH, PP, 310.454,3474.

Classical Concert Series, with works of Bach, Bloch, Delius, Debussy, Massenet and Langlais, 3 p.m., free, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 1343 Ocean Park Blvd 310.452.1116.

SMC Orchestra, 4 p.m., $10, Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.4323.

Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of The Social Network, does a Q and A after the screening of the film, 7:30 p.m., $11, American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., 323.466.FILM.

Florence Weinberger and Michael Miller, poetry, 7:30 p.m., $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.

Andrew Winer discusses and signs The Marriage Artist, 3 p.m., free, Diesel Brentwood, 225 26th St.,

November 24

Activist Support Circle features Jay Levin, founder of the LA Weekly, 7 p.m., free, Friends Meeting Hall, 1440 Harvard St., 310.399.1000.

November 25

Free Thanksgiving Dinner, 11 a.m. -3 p.m., Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St., 310. 394.3153..



Main Street Holiday Event, December 4

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

Al Stewart at Pepperdine, December 10

LA County Holiday Celebration,

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