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This Week:

LAST CHANCE

Ariadne’s Thread by Elaine Reichek, through May 21, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Suite B1, 310.453.7353

Barnyard Madness with the Three Little Pigs, through May 22, 12:30 and 3 p.m., $10.50 to $12.50, Santa Monica Playhouse Main Stage, 1211 Fourth Street, 310. 394. 9779 ext. 2

May 20

East Meets West, poems from New York City and Southern California with Stephanie Brown, Dorothy Barresi, Amy Holman and Martha Rhodes, $7, 7:30 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

Art Walk Skate Surf Auction, free and open to the public, 6 to 10 p.m., Track 16 at Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Building C-1, theveniceartwalk.org

Synapse Dance Theater, contemporary dance ensemble at Santa Monica College to present program of new work, $18, 7:30 p.m., The Broad Stage, 1310 11th Street, 310.434.3200

Construct, student design tech exhibition at SMC, free, work displayed from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Alumni panel discussion from 7 to 7:30 p.m., screening of digital work from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., awards ceremony from 8:30 to 9 p.m., SMC Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street, 310.434.3712

Health Fair, activities include blood pressure, body fat assessment, cognition and memory techniques, fall prevention, sleep evaluation, nutrition, carotid artery screening, fitness education, depression assessment, ask the doctor and more, free, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Community Room at Santa Monica YMCA, 1332 Sixth Street, 310.393.2721

May 21

Poets Yard Sale, come sell your wares, yard-sale style, on the lawn at Beyond Baroque and donate 10 percent of your proceeds to your favorite Venice-based literary arts center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

Beyond Music, Synchromy concert in blue, $10, 7:30 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006, synchromymusic.org

Cycle Chic, SMMOA presents a day of culture, style and cycling, half-day bike excursion, $10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2525 Michigan Avenue G-1, 310.586.6488, smmoa.org

Japanese Tea Bowl Fundraiser, Santa Monica College ceramics program hosts event with proceeds benefiting the Japan relief effort, more than 90 ceramic artists from L.A. are donating their material, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., SMC Airport Campus (room 170), 2800 Airport Avenue, 310.434.4874

Bikini Body Tour, SHAPE Magazine hits the sexiest beaches with fitness classes, summer fashion shows, interactive beauty cabanas, product-packed gift bags and so much more! The first (and hottest) stop on the tour is Santa Monica Beach, Kourtney Kardashian be on hand for a cover signing from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, each class $10, register at bikinibodytour.com

Synapse Dance Theater, contemporary dance ensemble at Santa Monica College to present program of new work, $18, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., The Broad Stage, 1310 11th Street, 310.434.3200

May 22

Hitched, the valley poets featuring Millicent Borges-Accardi with George Jones-Davis, and Rick Lupert with Jeremy Radin, $7, 5 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

Mar Preston reading and book signing, from her new murder mystery “No Dice,” 12:30 p.m., free, The Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill Street, 310.399.1631, churchop.org

Music at Sunset, an eclectic evening of live music featuring Laurel Partin and Steven Denman, The Righteous Path, free, 5 to 8 p.m., Bleicher/Golightly and Hamilton Galleries, 1431 Ocean Avenue, 707.315.0404

Venice Art Walk and Auctions, register at Westminster School, studios open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., community fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on the green at Westminster School, $50, 1010 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, theveniceartwalk.org

May 23

Hormones and Health Lecture, learn how hormones affect one’s overall well being, and find out how to manage hormone-related health conditions, 7 p.m., Santa Monica Public Library. 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, 310.458.8600, smpl.org

May 24

Raw Dishes and Smoothies, learn to prepare healthy meals on a budget, make smoothies and juices with fruits and veggies, speaker nutritionist Sharron Winnbrush, free, 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., DeWind Room at Santa Monica YMCA, 1332 Sixth Street, 310.393.2721

Back to the Pops concert, featuring all six of the Santa Monica High School orchestras playing music from wide array of movies, such as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Lawrence of Arabia, Back to the future, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more, $10, $5 students and seniors, 7 p.m., Barnum Hall at Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Boulevard, 310.453.8481

May 25

He Said What?, women write about moments when everything changed, author event, free, 7 p.m., Barnes and Noble, 1201 3rd Street Promenade, 310.260.9110

YMCA Senior Day, free exercise classes and workshops, various activities from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., Santa Monica YMCA, 1332 6th Street, 310.393.2721

Oscar de le Torre, longtime activist, community group leader and Santa Monica-Malibu School Board member will be featured guest speaker at the activist circle public gathering, free, 7 p.m., Friends Meeting Hall, 1440 Harvard Street, 310.399.1000, activistsupportcircle.org

May 26

Charles Plymell, Roxie Powell, and Robert Branaman, $7, 7:30 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006

Open House, be the first to see our Mini-Facelift! Learn more about our 3-Year Strategic Plan and new programs, 6 p.m., YWCA, 1019 14th Street, 310.452.3881, smywca.org

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