Green Living Workshop, Wednesdays through April 6, 8:30 p.m., free, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, sustainableworks.eventbrite.com
Judgment at Nuremberg, through April 3, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, Santa Monica Playhouse Main Space, 424.234.9962.
Metamorphoses, musical by Mary Zimmerman based on the poem by Ovid, presented by SMC Theatre Department, through April 3, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, $10 to $15, SMC Theatre Arts Main Stage, 1900 Pico Boulevard, 310.434.4319.
Galaxies, Galaxies Everywhere, 8 p.m., preceded by The Night Sky Show, 7 p.m., $5, Planetarium, Room 223, Drescher Hall, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., 310.434.3000.
In the Project Room: New Works by Louie Metz and Stacy Lande, 7:30 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.
Some Sweet Day, Knightsbridge Theatre’s world premiere comedy production about a love triangle between two people, penned by veteran Disney writers Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus, 8 p.m., through April 24, $18 to $20, 1944 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, 323.667.0955.
“Good Food” Student Art Show, SMC Art Department presents an exhibit of student works that incorporate food in a variety of contexts, through April 21, 6 p.m., free, SMC’s Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, 1310 11th Street, 310. 434.3434.
Art in the Sun, an outdoor exhibition of 10 new paintings by artist David Hinnebusch, 3 p.m., free, The Point Dume Club, 29500 Heathercliff Road, Malibu, 310.403.9056.
Dirty Girls, readings from new anthology of poetry, hosted by Rene Diedrich, 2 p.m., $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.
Down, Dirty, and Neurotic, comedy with Lisa Orkin and friends, 7 p.m., $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.
Gem Fundraiser, a multimedia art exhibition and reception, benefiting the Los Angeles Art Association, VIP Preview 6 to 7 p.m., $100 ($120 at door), general admission 7 to 10 p.m., $25, includes beer, wine and food, Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, shop.laaa.org
Hitchcocked!, L.A.’s Improvatorium delves into the world of Alfred Hitchcock in this “slap in the face to a much lionized genre,” through May 7, 8 p.m., $20, Asylum Lab, 1078 Lillian Way, Los Angeles, 323.960.7612.
Bradford Marsalis and Terence Blanchard, two giants of jazz, 4 and 7:30 p.m., $57 to $120, Broad Stage, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street, 310.434.3200.
Daniel Tiffany and Lisa Fishman, poetry, 8:30 p.m., $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.
A Tribute to Legendary Jazz Players, master musician Clay Jenkins joins up with conductor Keith Fiddmont and the SMC Jazz Band for a performance of arrangements featuring the trumpet as the focal sound, 4 p.m., $10, The Broad Stage, 1310 11th Street, 310. 434.3005
SpcaLA April Foster Classes, help a pet better his or her chance at adoption, spcaLA is looking for foster parents for pets of all ages and needs, 10 a.m., free, fill out application ahead of class, 7700 E. Spring Street, Long Beach, www.spcaLA.com
Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains, 8th Annual Art Exhibit, view art by some of the most talented local artists, 11 a.m., free, Headwaters Corner, 3815 Old Topanga Road, Calabasas, 818.841.5930.
Romeo and Juliet at Pepperdine, Mary Pickford-Stotsenberg Performances Series presents this weeklong performance directed by Jason Chanos, 7:30 p.m., $10 to $15, through April 9, Smothers Theater, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, http://arts.pepperdine.edu
April Jollies, shower yourself with laughter through April with some wonderful stories and a puppet show, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m., free, ages 3-7, tickets are free but must be picked up after noon on the day of the performance, Jesse Nathaniel Ocean Park Library, 2601 Main Street, 310.458.8683.
Between Light and Shadow: 2011 Student Juried Photography Exhibition, the color, black-and-white and digitally manipulated images of 14 contributing photographers will be on display, 5 p.m., free, Emeritus College, 1227 Second Street, 310.434.4306.
A Focus on Education… For Educators and the Community, “Making Education Relevant: Connecting What We Teach to What Students Care About,” 6:30 p.m., free, Humanities and Social Science Lecture Hall 165, SMC, 1900 Pico Boulevard, 310.434.4843.
In Our Name, musical based on poems written by Guantanamo detainees, performed by Ted Mook, Annea Lockwood, and Thomas Buckner, 8 p.m., $5 to $7, Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.3006.
An Evening with Marvin Hamlisch, @ Pepperdine, April 11
Poets of the American West @Santa Monica Public Library, April 13