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This Week:

LAST CHANCE

Bobbie Rich Fine Art Student’s Show, wide array of paintings and drawings, through July 28, Pacific Palisades Library Gallery, 861 Alma Real Drive, 213.447.7387

A Memory of Two Mondays, Arthur Miller’s autobiographical play depicts the way a common experience can bond people together, through July 25, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., no performance on July 3, $25, $20 for students, seniors and guild members, Ruskin Group Theatre, 3000 Airport Avenue, 310.397.3244, ruskingrouptheatre.com

Phranc of California, Cardboard, paper, gouache and thread come together to create life-size, three-dimensional representations of familiar summer objects, through July 23, Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue, 310.828.6410

In Bed with Tenn, six short plays paying homage to the man whose works are still stimulating and challenging audiences all over the world, through July 23, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., $20, The Promenade Playhouse, 1404 Third Street Promenade, 310.656.6070, plays411.com/bedwithtenn

Views From the Coast, solo exhibition of plein-air painter Larry Cohen, works interpret the Malibu Canynon area over the past few years in varying weather conditions, through July 23, Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue, 310.828.6410

Pinkalicious The Musical, with book by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann and music by John Gregor, directed by Anne Gesling, through July 24, $8, $6 for children six and under, Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sundays at 11 a.m., Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Boulevard, 310.828.7519, morgan-wixson.org

THIS WEEK

Friday July 22

Sarah Maclay, Kate Buckley and Victoria Chang, $7, 7:30 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006, beyondbaroque.org

Apollo 14 + 40 Years, a retrospective of the amazing mission to the moon four decades ago that yielded spectacular images and video footage of the dramatic Hadley Rille region of the Apennine mountains, 8 p.m., with “The Night Sky Show” at 7 p.m., which re-creates the night sky and provides the latest information on space exploration, $5 each or $9 for both shows, The John Drescher Planetarium, second floor Drescher Hall, 1900 Pico Boulevard, 310.434.3005, smc.edu/eventsinfo

S’Mother, for 30 years, Adam Chester received unsolicited advice from his loving and attentive mother. He shares these letters and more in his new book “S’Mother.” Join Adam, his mother, and a live band for a musical and maternal event, free, 7 p.m., Barnes and Noble, 1201 Third Street, 310.260.0158

Satchmo: Louis Armstrong, free screening, High Noon Film Festival, free, 12 p.m., Fowler Museum, North Campus UCLA, 310.825.8655, fowler.ucla.edu

Saturday July 23

Carol Lem and Doren Robbins, $7, 7 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006, beyondbaroque.org

Ellyn Maybe’s Poetry Rodeo, open reading featuring Ellyn Maybe and her band, bring up to five minutes of poetry and the band will improvise alongside your performance, $8, $5 for students and seniors, 9 p.m., Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard, 310.822.3006, beyondbaroque.org

Sunday July 24

Lazy Sunday, host Jack Robichaud lines up a variety of standup, sketches, videos and more in this monthly showcase, $5, 9 to 10:30 p.m., Westside Comedy Theater, 1323-A Third Street Promenade, 310.451.0850, westsidecomedy.com

Monday July 25

SideKick, show where improv meets talking about improv, hosted by Aaron Krebs and Jeff Passino who interview improv veterans and talk about their experiences, free, 11 p.m., Westside Comedy Theater, 1323-A Third Street Promenade, 310.451.0850, westsidecomedy.com

Tuesday July 26

Open Mic, Come workshop your three to five minute stand-up bit, showcase a new sketch, or show a short video. Videos must be in DVD format. Sign-ups are at 9:45 p.m., show starts at 10 p.m., $1, Westside Comedy Theater, 1323-A Third Street Promenade, 310.451.0850, westsidecomedy.com

Bright Light, special evening with actress and author Dee Wallace with her new book “Bright Light: Spiritual Lessons Fro a Life in Acting,” a book sale and signing will follow her discussion, 7 p.m., Santa Monica Public Library, Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, 310.458.8600, smpl.org

Wednesday July 27

Punk House, weekly cutting edge stand-up show hosted by Ed Galvez, every week features a hot new set of headlining comics as well as hardcore up and comers plus selected musical guests, $8, 9 to 10:30 p.m., Westside Comedy Theater, 1323-A Third Street Promenade, 310.451.0850, westsidecomedy.com

Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up, documentary screening and release to the public, Q and A with Saul Landau, $10, 7 p.m., Laemmle’s Monica 4-Plex, 1332 Second Street, 310.478.3836

Thursday July 28

The Jam, weekly improv show where anyone in the audience is invited to jump on stage and try their hand at improv, free, 11 p.m., Westside Comedy Theater, 1323-A Third Street Promenade, 310.451.0850, westsidecomedy.com

“The Importance of a Strong Navy,” California Yacht Club Yachting dinner, in conjunction with the Navy Week in Los Angeles, featuring Captain John Alexander, Commanding Officer of the massive Aircraft Carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, reservations required, no-host cocktails 6:15 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. followed by presentation, $23 includes dinner, tax, service and parking, California Yacht Club, 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 310.823.4567, calyachtclub.com

Cultural Abstraction, Contemporary Figurations, the works of seven contemporary figurative painters in Santa Monica,

opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m., show runs until early November, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway, 310.458.4904, annenbergbeachhouse.com

Public Art, Expression of Community Voice, panel will demonstrate how public art encourages dialogue between artist, audience and community, and will show how public art enhances the quality of life by encouraging us to interact with art and space, 3 p.m., Santa Monica Public Library, Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, 310.458.8600, smpl.org, seniorartsfoundation.org

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