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This Week:

LAST CHANCE

Come Sundown, world premiere of play by Anthony F. Cronin, through May 14, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, $20 to $25, Ruskin Art Theatre, 3000 Airport Avenue, 310.397.3244

Roberto Cuoghi, videos, sculptures, paintings, and drawings, through May 15, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, 310.443.7016

THIS WEEK

May 13

“The Trial,” The Untold Story, presented by Films4Cuban5, 7 p.m., home of Rachel and Jay, 601 Ninth Street, Santa Monica, easy parking, 310.780.7363, meet at Izzy’s Deli before film, 15th Streed and Wilshire Boulevard, RSVP (first 20) racheljay@earthlink.net

Mission:IMPROVable, improv comedy show, $10, 10 p.m., Westside Comedy Theatre, 1323-A Third Street Promenade, 310.451.0850

Against All Odds, a program of choreography from throughout the world by SMC’s Global Motion Dance Company, $18, $15 for SMC students and seniors, 4 p.m., The Broad Stage, 1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, 310.434.3467, smc.edu/dance

Three Year Anniversary Group Exhibition, opening reception, a special show featuring the work of 50 artists ,live painting by John Park, DJs Ron Lewis, BusRider & Mr. NumberOnderful, 6 to 10 p.m., through June 4, C.A.V.E. Gallery, 1108 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, 310.450.6960, cavegallery.net

Dean Rader and Amy Gerstler, poetry reading, $7, 7:30 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

May 14

Hike through time, nature and history hike, travel into the past and set sights on the future on this moderate 2.5-mile hike. Meet at the picnic tables in the front parking lot, hike lasts two hours, Temescal Gateway Park, 15601 W. Sunset Boulevard, Pacific Palisades, lamountains.com/parks.asp?parkid=58

Wine Tasting, six tastings, all red, from Ravenswood Winery, $41 plus tax and gratuity, 6:30 p.m., Spitfire Grill, 3300 Airport Avenue, for reservations call 310.397.3455 or email john@spitfiregrill.net

The Resilient Spirit, a child’s point of view of foster care, guest panel with host Jeanette Yoffe, M.A., MFT, $25, $20 for students, seniors, youth under 17, doors open at 12:30 p.m., panel begins at 1 p.m., The Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Avenue, Venice, 310.351.8113, fosteringimagination.org

Erica Erdman Memorial Workshop, with Laurel Ann Bogen, poetry editing skills, limited to 15 participants, $50, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

Los Angeles Electric 8, chamber octet in which eight guitarists reclaim classical music for the electric guitar, $7, 7:30 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

May 15

“The Trial,” The Untold Story, presented by Films4Cuban5, 3 p.m., home of Rachel and Jay, 601 9th Street, Santa Monica, easy parking, 310.780.7363, meet at Izzy’s Deli after film, 15th Street and Wilshire Boulevard, RSVP (first 20) racheljay@earthlink.net

California Yacht Club Open House, facilities and grounds available for public viewing, complimentary refreshments, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, for reservations call Claudia Moore, 310.823.4567 ext. 765

The Great Beyond, Sunday open reading series, free, 2 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

Nina Corwin, author of “The Uncertainty of Maps,” $7, 4 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

Dr. Cleatus Rattan, Peter Gimpel, R.L. Greenfield, $7, 7:30 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

May 16

Fawnhawk and BRUCE, stand up and variety comedy show, 9 p.m., Westside Comedy Theatre, 1323-A Third Promenade, 310.451.0850

Timeless: Marxist Dances @ the Beach, the latest from Keith Glassman Dance & Performance, free, 2:30 p.m., Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway, 310.458.4904

May 17

Food: The Good Girl’s Drug, How to Stop Using Food to Control Your Feelings, Redbook deputy editor Sunny Sea Gold brings her own experience with binge eating to her debut book, discussion and signing, Barnes and Noble, 1201 Third Street Promenade, 310.260.9110

Stand Up Open Mic, $1, 10 p.m., Westside Comedy Theatre, 1323-A Santa Monica Promenade, 310.451.0850

May 18

Punk House, stand up and variety comedy show, $8, 9 p.m., Westside Comedy Theatre, 1323-A Third Street Promenade, 310.451.0850

May 19

LA Mode, annual Santa Monica College fashion show to benefit Japan relief effort, $25, 7 p.m., California Market Center Fashion Theater, 110 E. Ninth Street, Los Angeles, 310.434.3005 for tickets.

Poetry in Motion, with Eve Brandstein, $10, 7 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

“Sylvia,” a comedy, Edgemar Center for the Arts, May 20

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