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Posted November 30, 2016 by The Argonaut in This Week
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Thursday, Dec. 1
Clothes Closet Donations, ongoing. Marina Del Rey hospital, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai, provides clothing to patients in need. Bring donations of cleaned, gently used men’s and women’s clothing and footwear to Marina Del Rey Hospital, 4650 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey. (310) 577-5534; marinahospital.com

Kids Club, 4 to 5 p.m. Children ages 8 to 11 meet each Thursday for art activities, board games and other after-school activities. Materials supplied; creativity wanted. Culver City Julian Dixon Library, 4975 Overland Ave., Culver City. (310) 559-1676; colapublib.org

Makey Makey STEAM Workshop for Tweens, 4 p.m. Kids learn how to turn everyday objects into keyboards and game controllers using a Makey Makey Invention Kit. Ages 8 to 16. Venice Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library, 501 S. Venice Blvd., Venice. (310) 821-1769; lapl.org

West Coast Swing, 6:30 p.m. Move your body and free your mind. Celebrate swing with a class or open dance. Intermediate swing dance classes start at 6:30 p.m., beginner and intermediate/advanced classes at 7:30 p.m., followed by open dancing with deejays at 8:30 p.m. $15 includes the class; $10 just to dance. Westchester Elks Lodge, 8025 W. Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey. (310) 606-5606; philandmindiadance.com

Winemaker Dinner, 7 p.m. Winemaker Brandon Sparks-Gillis teams up with wine expert Peter Kerr to pair five wines from Dragonette Cellars in Santa Barbara County with dishes prepared at Sam’s by the Beach, 108 West Channel Rd., Santa Monica. $99. Reservations required. (310) 230-9100; samsbythebeach.com

Live Music Showcase, 7 p.m. Stop by for a showcase and open mic night each first Thursday of the month. Unurban Coffee House, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 315-0056; unurban.com

Copyright Basics: Theater, Literature and Music, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Entertainment attorney Keith Cooper discusses the basics of copyright owners’ rights, public domain, fair use and copyright infringement. Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th St., Rm. 105, Santa Monica. $20. showclix.com

Stephen Lockwood & Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Jazz and classical pianist Stephen Lockwood teams with a vocalist and woodwind quintet to perform Normand Lockwood’s music from the 1920s to 1980s. Santa Monica Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica. Free. (310) 458-8600; smpl.org

RuPaul and Andy Cohen at Live Talks Los Angeles, 8 p.m. TV host and “real Housewives” producer Andy Cohen joins fellow TV personality and author RuPaul to discuss Cohen’s new star-studded memoir “Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries.” Santa Monica High School, 600 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica. $40 to $75. livetalksla.org

Salsa Night at Wokcano, 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Dance teachers Nicole Gil and Charlie Antillon lead a beginner lesson at 8 p.m., an intermediate class at 9 p.m. and social dancing from 10 p.m. until close every Thursday at Wokcano, 1413 5th St., Santa Monica. $8. facebook.com/DanceSalsaLA

Friday, Dec. 2
Mar Vista Senior Club, 9:30 a.m. to noon. The club meets each Friday for speakers, bingo, live entertainment, parties, trips and tours for people 50-plus. Mar Vista Recreation Center, 11430 Woodbine St., Mar Vista. (310) 351-9876

Mat Pilates, 11:30 a.m. Work out your core muscles and stretch away stress. Venice Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library, 501 S. Venice Blvd., Venice. (310) 821-1769; lapl.org

Rotary Club of Santa Monica, noon. The Rotary Club of Santa Monica meets each Friday at Riviera Country club, 1250 Capri Drive, Pacific Palisades. (310) 917-3313

5th Annual Venice Holiday Sign Lighting, 6 to 9 p.m. Join the Venice Chamber of Commerce for the changing of the lights on the Venice sign from white to red and green for the holidays. Windward Avenue east of Pacific Avenue will close for the event, which includes live music, exhibits and a poster contest. Windward & Pacific Avenues, Venice. Free. (310) 822-5425; venicechamber.net

Jimmy Brewster, 6:30 p.m. to close. Get the full American steakhouse and classic cocktail bar experience featuring the music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tom Jones and The Beatles each Friday night at Dear John’s, 11208 Culver Blvd., Culver City. (310) 397-0276; dearjohns.net

Mind Over Movies, 6:30 p.m. Kick off the holiday season with a screening of the modern holiday classic “Elf.” The film is followed by a discussion and Q&A. The Christian Institute, 1308 Second St., Santa Monica. Free. facebook.com/mindovermoviesla

Friday Night Trivia, 7 p.m. Test your knowledge while having a brew and win prizes. TRiP, 2101 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 396-9010; tripsantamonica.com

SongWriter Soiree, 7 to 11:30 p.m. (Sign up at 6:30 p.m.) Show up and prove your talent, then stay to support your fellow singers and musicians during the open mic each Friday at Unurban Coffee House, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. unurban.com

Rusty’s Rhythm Club, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Andy Cowan & The Nina Beck Trio play swing-era tunes and big band hits in varying tempos, plus some Sinatra and Big Band hits. A half-hour beginner swing dance class with a DJ starts at 7:30 p.m., followed by two sets of live music from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. and 10 to 11 p.m. $15 includes the class; $10 just to dance. Westchester Elks Lodge, 8025 W. Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey. (310) 606-5606; rustyfrank.com

Surf and Birthday Ball, 8:30 p.m. Skeeters Pool Party Band hosts a night of classic rock and vintage surf songs. All drummers invited to show up and play “Wipeout” on a communal drum. Bring your own sticks. Guitarists welcome to jam on “Crossroads.” Bring your own guitar. Texas House Party opens the show at 8:30 p.m. Brennan’s Pub, 4089 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey. Free. (310) 821-6622; brennanspub-la.com

Saturday, Dec. 3
Open Wetlands at Ballona, 9 a.m. to noon. The Los Angeles Audubon Society hosts its monthly Open Wetlands event at Ballona Salt Marsh. Take a stroll through the sand dunes to the creek and explore your neighborhood wetlands. Enter through the gate in the northeast corner of the parking lot behind Alkawater/Gordon’s Market in the 300 block of Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey. No baby strollers. (310) 301-0050; losangelesaudubon.org

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, 9 to 10:30 a.m. A 12-step program for anyone struggling with their relationship with food. Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Youth Center, 3838 S. Centinela Ave., Mar Vista. Free. (310) 902-3040; foodaddicts.org

Mar Vista Friends of the Library Used Book Sale, 9:30 a.m. Look for classics or find old favorites at the Mar Vista Branch Library, 12006 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista. (310) 390-3454; lapl.org

Friends of Playa Vista Library Big Book Sale, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Look for classics or find old favorites at the Playa Vista Branch Library, 6400 Playa Vista Dr., Playa Vista. (310) 437-6680; lapl.org

INCA, Peruvian Music Ensemble, noon to 1 p.m. Director and President of INCA Guillermo Bordarampe plays guitar, mandolin and bass with his Peruvian ensemble. Playa Vista Branch Library, 6400 Playa Vista Dr., Playa Vista. (310) 437-6680; lapl.org

Music by the Sea, 1 to 4 p.m. A scenic harbor view is the backdrop for a reggae and ska concert by Upstream. Fisherman’s Village, 13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey. (310) 301-9900; visitmarinadelrey.com

Open Mic, 2 p.m. Hang out with musicians, jam on stage and enjoy a cold one. Open to all. First come, first play. TRiP, 2101 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica. $5. (310) 396-9010; tripsantamonica.com

Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra, 3 to 5:30 p.m. Showcasing Brahms’ brilliant range of compositions, the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra opens the holiday season with this free all-Brahms concert. Santa Monica High School, 600 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 395-6330; smsymphony.org

Sofar Sounds: Venice, 4:45 and 7:45 p.m. A carefully curated set of live music, kept secret until showtime, at a secret location in Venice. Get instructions at sofarsounds.com

Dante Vittorio Durand: “Portals, Fantasy and Magic,” 7 to 11 p.m. Inspired by the visual counterculture of graphics, Durand explores themes of ego, futurism, eroticism and the tension between beauty and destruction found within the human condition. Project M, 1510 Pacific Ave., Venice. Free. (310) 500-0039; facebook.com/amsmediaarts

Sunday, Dec. 4
Aqua Aerobics, 8:15 and 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Build strength and endurance during the early shallow-water workout or the later deep-water workout at the Santa Monica Swim Center, 2225 16th St., Santa Monica. $2.75 to $11. (310) 458-8700; santamonicaswimcenter.org/adult-fitness

Music at the Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Baila Baila perform live at Santa Monica Farmers Market, 2640 Main St., Santa Monica. smgov.net

Abbot Kinney Holiday Stroll and Snow Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hang out with Santa, join an Instagram scavenger hunt and go sledding in real snow along Abbot Kinney Boulevard at Santa Clara Avenue. abbotkinneyblvd.com

Music by the Sea, 1 to 4 p.m. A scenic harbor view is the backdrop for a jazz funk concert by Chazzy Green, aka “The Funky Sax Man.” Fisherman’s Village, 13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey. (310) 301-9900; visitmarinadelrey.com

Music and Comedy at Unurban, 2 to 8 p.m. Performances by Almost Vaudeville (2 to 5 p.m.) and Mews Small and Company (5 to 6 p.m.) precede the “Funny Feminist” Comedy Show from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Unurban Coffee House, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 315-0056; unurban.com

U.S. 99 Band, 4 to 10 p.m. Groove to the sounds of Martin Bennett’s band U.S. 99 as they perform their early rock ’n’ roll, rockabilly and surf music at Hinano Cafe, 15 Washington Blvd., Venice. (310) 822-3902

Holiday Magic Toy Drive & Cocktail Mixer, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Hosted by The Love Designer Renee Piane, this holiday charity event benefits local children. All toys donated are given to the LAPD Winter Wonderland Event. Please wear cocktail attire and bring unwrapped toys for children ages 1 to 16. Hotel MdR, 13480 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey. $30 to $40. reneepiane.com

Committee for Racial Justice Potluck, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Celebrate what was good in 2016 and share challenges, fears and hopes for 2017 with the Emeritus Gospel Choir, an African dance and spoken word performance group. Virginia Avenue Park, Thelma Terry Bldg., 2200 Virginia Ave., Santa Monica. Free. (310) 399-1631

Sofar Sounds: Santa Monica, 7:15 p.m. A carefully curated set of live music, kept secret until showtime, at a secret location in Santa Monica. Get instructions at sofarsounds.com
The Toledo Show, 9:30 p.m. This long-running cabaret show continues to shake up Sunday nights at Harvelle’s, 1432 4th St., Santa Monica. $10 plus a two-drink minimum. (310) 395-1676; santamonica.harvelles.com

Monday, Dec. 5
Seated Breath Meditation: Naam Yoga, 10:15 a.m. This class aims to calm and clear the mind through controlled breathing, mudras (hand-seals) and simple seated movements that promote balance and rhythm in our emotions, thoughts and physical bodies. Venice Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library, 501 S. Venice Blvd., Venice. (310) 821-1769; lapl.org

Medi-Cal & CalFresh Sign-up, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Find out if you qualify for Medi-Cal or CalFresh benefits. DPSS staff on hand to assist. Bring ID, Social Security number, verification of income and expenses, and verification of citizenship or legal residency. Venice Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library, 501 S. Venice Blvd., Venice. (310) 821-1769; lapl.org

All-Ages Knitting, 3 to 5 p.m. Gather each Monday to meet new friends and knit. All experience levels welcome. Westcheser Loyola Village Branch Library, 7114 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester. (310) 348-1096; lapl.org
Nina’s Tango Practica, 6 to 9 p.m. Each Monday night learn the art of tango and enjoy a tapas tasting menu. Grand Casino Bakery & Café, 3826 Main St., Culver City. $12.95. (310) 945-6099; grandcasinobakery.com

Townhouse’s 101st Anniversary/Repeal Day Celebration, 7 p.m. Dustbowl Revival, Mudbug Brass Band and Brad Kay’s Regressive Jazz Quartet play early jazz and ragtime music plus DJs Mark Maxwell and Vinyl Don spin. No cover. Townhouse & Del Monte Speakeasy, 52 Windward Ave., Venice. (310) 392-4040; townhousevenice.com

Mahalo Mondays, 8 p.m. Alton Clemente, Dorian Bey, DJ Vinyl Don and Record Surplus take over the Townhouse with live entertainment, tiki cocktails, Hawaiian and Polynesian vinyl, plus special guests. Townhouse & Del Monte Speakeasy, 52 Windward Ave., Venice. No cover. (310) 392-4040; townhousevenice.com

The Setup Comedy Show, 8 p.m. A rotating comic lineup that you give a “setup” and then they make you laugh with their ad-lib genius performing the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. TRiP, 2101 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 396-9010; tripsantamonica.com

Karaoke at Melody Bar & Grill, 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Six-dollar mai tai cocktails loosen up vocal chords and inhibitions on Monday nights at Melody Bar & Grill, 9132 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Westchester. (310) 670-1994; melodylax.com

Tuesday, Dec. 6
Gateway to Go Food Trucks, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A rotating lineup of some of the city’s best food trucks gathers each Tuesday at the Sky View Parking Lot, 6101 W. 98th St., Westchester. gatewaytola.org

Read with a STAR!, 3 to 5 p.m. Share books with STAR volunteer reader Judy. Kids can discover great stories and learn how to earn a free book to keep. Parents should call to confirm/RSVP. Westchester Loyola Village Branch Library, 7114 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester. (310) 348-1096; lapl.org

Gourmet Food Truck Night, 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Each Tuesday night, a diverse array of tent vendors and gourmet food trucks takes over the California Heritage Museum, 2612 Main St., Santa Monica. (310) 392-8537; californiaheritage-museum.org

Marshall McLuhan-Finnegans Wake Reading Club, 6 p.m. This open reading club meets the first Tuesday of each month for literary discussions. Lloyd Taber-Marina del Rey Library, 4533 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey. (310) 306-7330; laughtears.com
Mindful Meditation, 7 p.m. A graduate of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, Henry Schipper leads a guided session to refresh the senses. Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library, 501 S. Venice Blvd., Venice. (310) 821-1769; lapl.org

Go Club Beginners and Open Mic Komedy, 7 to 10 p.m. Learn to play Go with Santa Monica Go club who meet here every Tuesday at 7 p.m. Open Mic Komedy begins at 9 p.m. Sign up at 8:45 p.m. Unurban Coffee House, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 315-0056; unurban.com

Bachata Night at Wokcano, 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Dance teachers Nicole Gil and Charlie Antillon lead a beginner lesson at 8 p.m., an intermediate class at 9 and social dancing from 10 until close every Tuesday at Wokcano, 1413 5th St., Santa Monica. $8. facebook.com/DanceSalsaLA

Wednesday, Dec. 7
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, 7 to 8:30 a.m. A 12-step program for anyone struggling with their relationship with food. Unitarian Universalist Community Church, The Cottage, 1260 18th St., Santa Monica. Free. (310) 902-3040; foodaddicts.org

Playa Venice Sunrise Rotary, 7:15 a.m. Wednesdays. Make connections in your community each Wednesday at Whiskey Red’s, 13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey. Call Brady Connell at (323) 459-1932 for breakfast reservations; or for more information call John Marcato at (310) 740-6469 or Michael Warren at (310) 343-5721

Westchester Storytime, 10:15 a.m. Each Wednesday morning kids ages 18 months to 4 years can participate in stories, songs, rhymes and more. Storytime lasts about 30 minutes followed by 15 minutes of free playtime with boardbooks and toys. Westchester Loyola Village Branch Library, 7114 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester. (310) 348-1096; lapl.org

Westchester Life Story Writing Group, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Memoir-writing workshop meets Wednesdays at the YMCA Annex, 8020 Alverstone Ave., Westchester. $10 donation per semester. (310) 397-3967

Toastmasters Speakers by the Sea Club, 11 a.m. to noon. In this workshop to develop better presentation skills, experienced Toastmasters present the fundamentals of public speaking in the relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere of a Toastmasters meeting. Pregerson Technical Facility, 12000 Vista del Mar, Conf. Room 230A, Playa del Rey. (424) 625-3131; toastmastersspeakersbythesea@gmail.com

Nutrition Class, 6:30 p.m. Using the Ancient Indian healing system of Ayurveda, these series of classes explore food as medicine to achieve optimal health. Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library, 501 S. Venice Blvd., Venice. (310) 821-1769; lapl.org

Pacific Art Guild Demonstration, 7 p.m. Award-winning water colorist Timothy Kitz demonstrates a landscape in watercolor. Westchester Civic Center, 7166 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester. (310) 322-5059; pacificartguild.com

Grand View Market Open Mic Night, 7 p.m. Every Wednesday night, Grand View Market serves up a side of entertainment to go with its juice bar, made-to-order deli sandwiches and Area 1 craft beer bar. Anyone can sign up to do a four-minute comedy set or perform two songs. There is an open mic strictly for musicians on Friday nights. Grand View Market, 12210 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista. (310) 390-7800

“Racing Extinction” Documentary Screening, 7 p.m. Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos assembles a team of artists and activists on an undercover operation, spanning the globe, to expose the hidden world of endangered species, to infiltrate the world’s most dangerous black markets and using high tech tactics to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction. A panel discussion follows the screening. Free to Santa Monica residents. Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. $11. swracingextinction.eventbrite.com

Internet and Social Media Legal Issues for Artists and Business Owners, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Don Dennis addresses a constantly evolving
topic by examining new legal issues arising from the use of online social media. Workshop topics include, maintaining ownership after you hit “post,” what to do if work is used without permission, and free speech versus defamation. Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th St., Rm. 105, Santa Monica. $20. showclix.com
Velvet Guerilla Cabaret, 9 p.m. Open mic poetry each Wednesday at Unurban Coffee House, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 315-0056; unurban.com

Venice Underground Comedy and Bootleg Bombshells Burlesque Show, 9 and 11:30 p.m. Start the night with some of L.A.’s best comics, and finish it with a burlesque show featuring special guests Missy May & Erin Bridges. No cover. The Townhouse & Del Monte Speakeasy, 52 Windward Ave., Venice. (310) 392-4040; townhousevenice.com

Triptease, 10 p.m. Live music begins at 8:30 p.m. and the Dollface Dames perform burlesque at 10 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at TRiP, 2101 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica. $5. (310) 396-9010; tripsantamonica.com

Thursday, Dec. 8
Folk Rock n Blues Night, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Music from Stefani Valadez, Steve Moos, Rick Moors & Christo Pellani each second Thursday of the month at Unurban Coffee House, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. No cover. (310) 315-0056; unurban.com

Galleries & Museums
Nathalie Berthon Jacob’s “Bouche,” 5 p.m. Artist Nathalie Berthon Jacob unveils her latest collection of paintings at F45 Training Venice, 2321 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Ste. 102, Venice. An after party follows at French Market Café, 2321 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Ste. 200, Venice. Live band the Venice Demons performs. RSVP to (310) 577-9775.

“SHTF,” through Saturday, Dec 3. Tokyo-based, Norwegian-born artist Gardar Eide Einarsson engages with the suburban, domestic setting of the gallery, responding to the historically potent tension in the current global political climate by casting the bungalow space as a doomsday prepper’s home. team (bungalow), 306 Windward Ave., Venice. (310) 339-1945; teamgal.com

“Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes,” through Sunday, Dec. 4. Working with a carpet artisan, Polly Apfelbaum designed four large area rugs inspired by a Tree of Life mosaic in Otranto, Italy, New Age spirituality, Czech Fluxus artist Sonia Svecova’s eye collages and Chilean film director Alejanrdo Jodorowsky’s film “Holy Mountain.” Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Arts and Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester. (310) 665-6800; otis.edu

“Bridges and Walls,” through Dec 13. Featuring artwork by 23 local artists, this exhibit illustrates the ideas of connection and separation through paintings, photographs, sculpture and jewelry. Blue Seven Art Gallery, 3129 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 449-1444; blue7gallery.com

“Watchers and Winks,” and “2006,” through Dec 16. Taking a significant departure from her previous work, Annie Lapin’s third exhibition is a series of evocative, otherworldly spaces that involve multi-faceted combinations of poured stains, digital deconstruction and augmentation, resulting in environments that record her efforts to picture the processes of perception and cognition. Demonstrating an interest in the traces of humanity existing in the impersonal structure sand aesthetics of the internet, Guthrie Lonergan explores the concept of the years around 2006 as a transitional era in which the internet was rapidly evolving.  Honor Fraser Gallery, 2622 S. La Cienega Blvd., Palms. (310) 837-0191; honorfraser.com

“The Marriage of Heaven and Hell,” through Dec. 17. Copenhagen-based artist Alexander Tovborg presents paintings based on William Blake’s book of prose of the same name. Each work references a specific proverb from the Proverbs of Hell incorporating Greek and Celtic mythological symbolism with historical icons, religious ritualism and metaphysics. Blum & Poe, 2727 La Cienega Blvd., Palms. (310) 836-2062; blumandpoe.com

“100 Years of National Parks: The West,” through Dec. 24. This is the fourth and final installment of a year-long series celebrating the centennial of the National Park Service. The show highlights the 11 western states of the continental United States representing the vast diversity of geography, climate and beauty of the American west. The G2 Gallery, 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice. (310) 452-2842; theg2gallery.com

“Recent Work,” through Dec. 24. Approaching the figure from an abstract painter’s perspective, Hilary Taub works and re-works images allowing the final painting to emerge out of controlled chaos, leaving final interpretation to the viewer. First Independent Gallery, Bergamot Station G6, 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica. (310) 829-0345; figgallery.com

“Jeffery Vallance: Now More Than Ever,” through Dec. 31. An immersive experience of mixed-media drawings, sculpture, and performance. Edward Cella Arts & Architecture, 2754 S. La Cienega Blvd., Culver City. (323) 525-0053; edwardcella.com

“Los Angeles: Detailed,” ongoing. Nine diverse photographers drawn to different specifics of this ever-changing city focus on what makes L.A. made for pictures, battling cliché vs. reality and documenting those place that might otherwise go unnoticed. Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica. (310) 458-4904; annenbergbeachhouse.com

“Questionable History,” ongoing. Objects from the museum’s collection of Cold War artifacts are presented in a way that highlights what we don’t know, either due to lack of information or contradicting sources. The exhibit raises questions about history and how museums present it. The Wende Museum, 5741 Buckingham Parkway, Ste. E, Culver City. (310) 216-1600; wendemuseum.org

Historic Photos of Tongva Native Peoples, ongoing. Historic black-and-white photographs of the Tongva, who were the first peoples in our area, are on display at the Playa Vista Branch Library, 6400 Playa Vista Dr., Playa Vista. (310) 437-6680; lapl.org


10 Comments


  1.  
    Mrs. Davis

    I just love your news paper. I love that you place the events that are “Free”…which give me a chance to enjoy outing with my family at low to no cost. Keep up the good work.




  2.  
    Conny

    I read your paper every week. It gives great local information. Thank you for announcing the newest Venice High Theatre production “ANY NUMBER CAN DIE”, starting tonight at 7.30 PM, for two weekends! It is great to have good local productions with a short commute!




  3.  
    Dorothy Griffen

    Hello…I’m trying to find the article regarding Republic Party meeting to be held at Loyola Marymount in January. I need the date and time.




  4.  
    Delia

    I am from Santa Monica and have lived in Hawai’i for 30 yrs. now and I am sooooo happy I can read news from home and surrounding areas and what’s happening around town in the Argonaut on line. Thank you for making that available.




  5.  

    Thank you for letting everyone know about the Pistachio Novella show tonight. We are much obliged and appreciate The Argonaut’s support.




  6.  
    Gee

    Thanks for getting the word out about Toastmasters Speakers By The Sea Club! Toastmasters is a non-profit with a proven track record for helping people overcome the fear of public speaking. Meetings every Wednesday from 11am-12pm.




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    Fun times this Sunday at Fisherman’s Village this Sunday August 24 featuring the 2AZZ1 BAND (pronounced “two as one”) 2:00pm to 5:00pm.




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    Christopher Mulrooney

    Playtime is a wonderful exhibit! The location is beautiful and lenticulars by Heather Lowe are worth the visit as well as the other art. Thanks for the listing Argonaut.




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    So much fun for only a buck! Need to repost this right away.




  10.  
    Kim Williamson

    Westchester Rotary is local club that meets every Wednesday afternoon for lunch at the Crown Plaza on Century Blvd. near LAX. We all work together on local community and international charity projects. What better way to meet people and have fun! If interested, you can also call Kim Williamson at (310) 722-4200





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