Injustice, Power, and Unusual People, exhibit of photographs by Jim Hubbard, through November 30, Venice Arts Gallery | 1702 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, 310.392-0846.
Mountains to the Sea, art exhibit, through November 28, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH., 310.458.4904.
Hammer Museum 20th Anniversary Celebration, free admission through December 18, 2010, 310.443.7016.
Holiday Cheer at Malibu Country Mart, real snow, music and holiday refreshments, all day, 3835 Cross Creek Rd., Malibu, 310.826.5635.
Saturday Night Film Club features Terence Malick’s The New World, 8 p.m., free, Vidiots Annex, 302 Pico Blvd., 310.392.8508.
Paulo Szot, baritone, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, $75-$120, Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St, www.TheBroadStage.com/tickets.
The BV Ramble, a concert of bands playing originals and covers, 7 p.m.-1 a.m., free, The Victorian, 2640 Main St., http://www.bagavagabonds.com/casa/2010/11/18/the-bv-ramble.html.
Recent Developments in Earthquake Forecasting, with Dr. Lucy Jones, 11:15 a.m., free, HSS 165, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., 310.434.4303.
The Night of the Hunter, film with Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters, 3 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
Poets of the American West, 1910-2010, poets read their favorite work by poets from the past century as well as their own work, 7 p.m., free, Billy Wilder Theatre, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA, http://hammer.ucla.edu.
What is Sustainable Seafood? an environmental lecture, 6:30 p.m., free, Room 123, SMC Bundy, 3171 S. Bundy Dr., LA, 310.434.4743.
Advent Organ Vespers, 7 p.m., free, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 1343 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.452.1116. Also December 8 and 15.
Cara-C, pop violinist, 7 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.458.8600.
The Music West Singers, holiday concert featuring songs of the 1940s with period set, vintage costumes, and live band, 7 p.m., $10, Westchester Townhouse, 8501 Emerson Ave., Westchester, 310.692.0006. Also plays December 3.
Much Ado About Nothing, with Helen Hunt, featuring music by Lyle Lovett, through December 19, 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sundays, $35-$70, Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd., CC, 213.628.2772.
Reaching Stable Ground: Photographs from Haiti, benefit for Operation USA, 6-10 p.m., $25, Peter Fetterman Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.838.3455.
Good Hair, documentary about African-American hair care narrated by Chris Rock, 2 p.m., free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Ave., 310.458.8682.
Medicare 101, changes to Medicare for 2010, including Medicare options, supplement plans, advantage plans, and Part D plans, presented by Sean Thomas, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free, DeWind Room, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, through December 11, Thursdays-Saturdays 7 p.m., $5-$10, Humanities Center, Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Blvd., www.samohitheatre.org.
Poetry Rodeo, with Ellyn Maybe and band, plus open mike sign-ups reading to the band, 7:30 p.m., $5-$7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.3006.
Charles Harper Webb: American Poetry of the Future, 11:15 a.m., free, HSS 165, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., 434.4303.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Main Street Holiday Event, December 4
Al Stewart at Pepperdine, December 10
Marina Boat Parade, December 11
LA County Holiday Celebration, December 24