Five Uneasy Pieces, a gallery of characters in a play written and produced by Todd Waring, starring Waring with Lyman Medeiros and Steve Pandis, through Feb. 27, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, $15 to $20, Santa Monica Playhouse Main Stage, 1211 Fourth Street, 323.960.5521.
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.
Fielden Harper, Joan Horsfall Young, and Darlyn Susan Yee, through Feb. 26, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station, www.taggallery.net
Nomad Two Worlds, exhibition of fashion photography by Russell James, through March 2, Pier 59 Studios West, Bergamot Station, www.nomadtwoworlds.com
Beyond Music: Ulrich Krieger and Scott Collins, 8 p.m., $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.
Care Management Services and You, lunchtime talk, with representatives from WISE and Healthy Aging, 11:45 a.m., free, Senior Center, 1450 Ocean Avenue, 310.458.8644.
George Harrison Birthday Celebration, with peace activist Jerry Rubin. Attendees are encouraged to bring birthday cupcakes to share, 6 to 8 p.m., free, George Harrison Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of Capitol Records, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, 310.399.1000.
Subversive Cinema, films TBA, 7 to 10 p.m., free, 212 Pier Avenue, www.laughtears.com/documental_subversive.html
Eric Gudas, Alissa Valles, and Ilya Kaminsky, poetry, 7:30 p.m., $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.
Little Women, an opera by Mark Adamo, adapted from the Louisa May Alcott novel, 7:30 p.m., $10 to $15, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 310.506.4522.
Speed, with Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, and Dennis Hopper, 12 and 2 p.m., free (for Senior Center Members), Senior Center, 1450 Ocean Avenue, 310.458.8644.
Wench, by Dolen Perkins-Valdez, the Citywide Reads Book for Santa Monica in 2011, is discussed, 11 a.m., free, Café Bolivar, 1741 Ocean Park Boulevard, www.smpl.org/cwr
Beyond Physical Therapy Presents 10 Year Celebration, those attending will receive a $25-off coupon, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Beyond Physical Therapy, 2903 W. Washington Boulevard, Marina Del Rey, 310.578.5960.
Fangirls: Comics and Poetry, 7:30 p.m., $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.
Open Reading, hosted by Billy Burgos, 2 p.m., $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.
The Student Nonviolent Movement and the Freedom Rides, veterans of the freedom rides of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement talk about their experiences, 10 a.m., free, The Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill Street, www.churchop.org
UCLA Brass Ensemble with tuba virtuoso Pat Sheridan, 7 p.m., free, Barnum Hall,Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Boulevard., 310.450.8338 x71406.
Sustainable Works Continues the Tradition, a talk about Sustainable Works, 6:30 p.m., free, Room 123, SMC Bundy, 3171 S. Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, 310.434.3909.
Book Discussion on “The Girl Who Fell From the Sky,” and Author Talk with NAACP Image Award nominee Heidi Durrow, discussion 6 p.m., free, Community Room, author talk 7:30 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, 310.458.8600.
Green Living Workshop, Wednesdays through April 6, 8:30 p.m., free, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, http://sustainableworks.eventbrite.com
Peace Corps: The Next 50 Years, panel discussion with Frank Mankiewicz, Maureen Orth, and former Peace Corps volunteers, 7 p.m., followed by reception and exhibit, 7 p.m., Royce Hall, UCLA, Westwood, www.specialevents.ucla.edu.
Articulating Bodies: Language, Motion, Meaning, dance master class with L. Martina Young, 10:30 a.m., free, Gym 104, SMC, 1900 Pico Boulevard, 310.434.3467.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Santa Monica Camp Fair, March 6
Los Angeles Marathon, March 20