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LAST CHANCE

(figs), art by Brad Spence, through Feb.12, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.7535.

ICE at Santa Monica, ice skating through Feb. 15, 12 to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 12 to midnight Fridays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays, $10 (includes skates), ICE at Santa Monica Outdoor Ice Rink, 1324 Fifth Street, 310.393.8355.

THIS WEEK

February 11

Locked Out, a film by Joan Sekler, who will be appearing in person, 7 p.m., $5 donation, 601 Ninth Street, 310.780.7363. Also shows Feb. 13.

Lisa McMann reads from and signs Cryer’s Cross, 7 p.m., free, Barnes & Noble Santa Monica, 1201 Third Street Promenade, 310.260.0158.

Two Lummoxes: Rick Smith and Gerald Locklin, poetry, 7:30 p.m. $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.

February 11 to 13

Gem Faire, jewelry, gems, gold, minerals, beads, and more, 12 to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, $7 for weekend pass, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main Street, www.gemfaire.com.

February 11 to 14

Conscious Life Expo, lectures and workshops with Michelle Phillips, John Heard, Swami Kriyandana, Senator Mike Gravel (Alaska), and over 80 other speakers, plus music and special Latino program, 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, general admission $20 advance/$25 door, keynote speakers: $25+, LAX Hilton Hotel, 5711 Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, www.consciouslifeexpo.com.

February 12

Theo Bleckman: Berlin to Las Vegas, 7:30 p.m., $22, Edye Second Space, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street, 310.434.3200.

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, by Mark Twain, is discussed by the Literature Book Group, 11 a.m. free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard, 310.458.8681.

Stephen Dobyns, poetry, 7:30 p.m., $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.

Paint-Out at El Pescador Beach, with Allied Artists, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., free, bring lunch and supplies, PCH west of Kanan, past Trancas, look for the El Pescador entrance on the left, meet in the parking lot, 310.383.1374.

ScrapArtsMusic, innovative Canadian music quintet, 7 p.m. $10 to $35, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 310.506.4522.

February 13

The Janice Anderson Trio, 5 p.m., free (donation requested), Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 1343 Ocean Park Boulevard, 310.452.1116.

Ron Dvorkin’s Last Saturday- On Sunday, poetry open reading with feature John Harris, 2 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.

Hell Strung and Crooked with Uphook Press, poetry anthology reading, 7:30 p.m., $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.

February 14

Documental with films by experimental filmmakers Tony Gault & Elizabeth Henry, 6 to 10 p.m., free, UnUrban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Boulevard, 310.315.0056.

February 14 to 18

Roots, the miniseries based on Alex Haley’s family memoir, episodes one through five (episode six will screen on Feb. 19 before a special “Roots” event), 4 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, 310.458.8600.

February 15

Seminar on Forgetfulness as We Age, 2:30 to 4 p.m., free, Sunrise Assisted Living of Santa Monica, 1312 15th Street, RSVP: 800.516.5323.

Gigi, the Lerner-Loewe musical, with William Atherton, Matt Cavenaugh, Lisa O?Hare, Millicent Martin and Jason Graae, through Feb. 27, 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays, $20-$75, Freud Playhouse, MacGowan Hall, UCLA, Westwood, 310.825.2101.

Debbie Han: The Eye of Perception, reception Feb. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., through March 19, Pete and Susan Barrett Gallery, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street, 310.434.3434.

Which Way Home, documentary about immigrants, 7 p.m., free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard, 310.458.8681.

February 16

Green Living Workshop, Wednesdays through Feb. 16, 7 to 8:30 p.m., free, register at http://sustainableworks.eventbrite.com, Multipurpose Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, 310.458.8600.

Introduction to Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, with Thomas Boldt, L.Ac, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., free, Tao of Wellness, 1131 Wilshire Boulevard, Third Floor, 310.917.2200.

Wench, by Dolen Perkins-Valdez, the Citywide Reads Book for Santa Monica in 2011, is discussed by the Book Group, 7 p.m., free, Montana Branch Library, 1704 Montana Avenue, 310.458,8682.

February 17

Breast Cancer Screening, with UCLA internal medicine physician Jennifer Bennitt, MD, 12 to 1:30 pm, free, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 Sixth Street, RSVP: 800. 516.5323.

The California Crackup and How We Can Fix It, author talk with Joe Mathews, 7 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, 310.458.8600.

Rhoda Janzen, poetry, 7 p.m., Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, www.english.ucla.ed

Sheila Pinkel: Photographs, reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m., through March 25, SMC Emeritus College Gallery, 1227 Second Street, 310.434.4306.

Dana Precious reads from and signs Born Under a Lucky Moon, 7 p.m., free, Barnes and Noble Santa Monica, 1201 Third Street Promenade, 310.260.0158.

Reverse Mortgage Seminar, with Brad Delacruz of MetLife Bank, N.A., 1 p.m., free, Keller Williams Realty Office, suite 140, 2701 Ocean Park Boulevard, 310.920.7610.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Threepenny Opera at Samohi, Feb. 24

Citywide Reads Author Event, Feb. 26

Los Angeles Marathon, March 20

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