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Westside calendar of events: July 25-31

The 3rd Annual Taste of Summer event comes to The Victorian in Santa Monica this Saturday, July 26.
The 3rd Annual Taste of Summer event comes to The Victorian in Santa Monica this Saturday, July 26.

Here’s a run down of Westside events for July 25 – July 31.

Things To Do

3RD ANNUAL TASTE OF SUMMER: BENEFITTING THE FULFILLMENT FUND; Sat., Jul. 26, 6 pm. The Victorian, 2640 Main St., Santa Monica, 310.392.4956, fulfillment.org/tasteofsummer.

MARS EXPLORATION UPDATE; Fri., Jul. 25, 8 pm. Santa Monica College John Drescher Planetarium, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.434.3005, smc.edu/planetarium.

FRIENDS OF THE PALMS-RANCHO PARK LIBRARY QUARTERLY BOOK SALE; Sat. Jul. 26 10 am-3 pm. Palms-Rancho Park Library, 2920 Overland Ave. palmslibraryfriends.org.

GROWING CACTI AND SUCCULENTS: FREE CLASS; Sat., Jul. 26, 9 am. Armstrong Garden Centers, 3226 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.829.6766, armstronggarden.com.

SCHOOL OF MARTIAL ARTS’ FREE CLASS ON THE BEACH; Sat., Jul. 26, 10 am. South of Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, 310.442.0888, schoolofma.com.

SACRED ENERGY ARTS’ SELF DEFENSE CLASS; Sat., Jul. 26, 10 am; Sun., Jul. 27, 10 am. Sacred Energy Arts Studio, 220 Pier Ave., Santa Monica, 310.403.2298, sacredenergyarts.com.

EAT|SEE|HEAR PRESENTS “SUPER TROOPERS” OUTDOOR MOVIE EVENT; Sat., Jul. 26, 8:30 pm. Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, eatseehear.com.

36TH ANNUAL OLD FASHIONED DAY AT THE PARK; Sun., Jul. 27, 10 am. Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way., Marina del Rey, 310.429.3028, classicyacht.org.

STORYTIME AT THE FARMERS MARKET; Sun., Jul. 27, 10 am. Civic Center Dr., between 3rd St. and Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.596.4265, beverlyhills.org.

POP GROUP “AFTER ROMEO” LIVE PERFORMANCE; Sun., Jul. 27, 12 pm. Westfield Culver City, 6000 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, 310.390.5073, westfield.com/culvercity.

CAMPUS LEVEL AWARENESS WOMEN’S SEMINAR (C.L.A.W.S); Sun., Jul. 27, 2 pm. 11400 Olympic Blvd., West Los Angeles, kravmaga.com.

INSOMNIA; Sun., Jul. 27, 5:30 pm. Hotel Casa del Mar, 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, 310.581.5533, hotelcasadelmar.com.

PETITE STORYTIME; Mon., Jul. 28, 10 am. Children’s Library Little Theater, 444 N. Rexford Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.596.4265, beverlyhills.org.

SUMMER MOVIE NIGHT: FANTASTIC MR. FOX; Mon., Jul. 28, 6 pm. North Courtyard at Brentwood Country Mart, 225 26th St., Brentwood, 310.451.9877, brentwoodcountrymart.com.

TALK WITH AWARD-WINNING MYSTERY AUTHOR C.J. BOX; Tue., Jul. 29, 7 pm. Santa Monica Pico Branch Library Annex, 2201 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.458.8600, smpl.org.

TEEN EVENT: MEGA SUPERHERO MOVIE & COSTUME CONTEST; Wed., Jul. 30, 6:30 pm. Library Auditorium, 444. N. Rexford Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.596.4265, beverlyhills.org.

MAKE A ROBOT THAT DRAWS!: SCRIBBLE BOTS WORKSHOPS FOR TEENS AND TWEENS; Thu., Jul. 31, 4:30 pm. Santa Monica Library Fairview Branch, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.458.8681, smpl.org.

TWEEN EVENT: MEGA SUPERHERO MOVIE NIGHT & COSTUME CONTEST; Thu., Jul. 31, 5 pm. Library Auditorium, 444. N. Rexford Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.596.4265, beverlyhills.org.

“FOLLOWING THE PASSIONS OF MARK TWAIN: CRUISING THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI RIVER ON A VINTAGE PADDLEWHEELER”; Thu., Jul. 31, 12 pm. California Yacht Club, 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 310.823.4567, calyachtclub.com.

COLOSSAL KIDS WORLD SUMMER CAMP; 9 am. Thru Jul. 25. Black Diamond Kids Center, 2015 Elkins Way, Brentwood, 925.516.6619, brentwoodevents.com.

DINELA RESTAURANT WEEK; Thru Jul. 27. Various locations on the Westside, discoverlosangeles.com/dineLA.

CULVER CITY LIBRARY’S SUMMER READING PROGRAM; Wed., 2 pm. Thru Jul. 30. Culver City Julian Dixon Library, 4975 Overland Ave., Culver City, 310.559.1676, colapublib.org.

“COUNTRY IN THE CITY” CONCERT SERIES; Sat., 7 pm. Thru Aug. 2. Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, 213.403.3000, annenbergspaceforphotography.org.

WESTFIELD WORKOUT WEDNESDAYS; Wed., 6:30 pm. Thru Aug. 6. Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Century City, 310.277.3898, westfield.com/centurycity.

SUNDAY MOVIES IN THE PARK; Sun., 8 pm. Thru Aug. 10. Beverly Canon Gardens, 241 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.285.6830, beverlyhills.org.

CULVER CITY’S BOULEVARD MUSIC SUMMER FESTIVAL; Thu., 7 pm. Thru Aug. 14. City Hall Courtyard, 9770 Culver Blvd., Culver City, 310.398.2583, boulevardmusic.com.

CINEMA ON THE STREET; Fri., 7:30 pm. Thru Aug. 15. 3rd St. Promenade (corner of 3rd St. and Wilshire Blvd.), Santa Monica, t.e2ma.net.

FREE MARINA MOVIE NIGHTS; Various dates. Thru Aug. 23. Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way., Marina del Rey, 310.429.3028, classicyacht.org.

WALKS WITH THE MAYOR; Mon., 8:30 am. Thru Aug. 25. Crescent Dr. side of Beverly Hills City Hall, Beverly Hills, 310.285.1013, beverlyhills.org.

CLEMENTINE’S POP-UP FARMSTAND; Thurs., 9 am. Thru Aug. 28. Clementine Bakery, 9346 Civic Center Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.461.0600, beverlyhills.clementineonline.com.

“GET LOST AT THE PALEY”; Wed.-Sun. Thru Aug 31. Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.858.1103, media.paleycenter.org.

SUMMER BBQ AT THE ROOF GARDEN; Sun., 5 pm. Thru Aug. 31. The Roof Garden, 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.551.2888, beverlyhills.peninsula.com.

FREE WEEKEND SCREENINGS FROM THE PALEY CENTER ARCHIVE ON THE BIG SCREEN; Thru Aug. 31. Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.858.1103, media.paleycenter.org.

LAUGHTEARS’ FREE MOVIE SCREENINGS; 2nd Mon. of the month, 6 pm. Thru Dec. 8. Unurban Coffee House, 3301 Pico Blvd., 310.315, 0056, laughtears.com.

FREE WALKING CLUB; Tue., Thu., 10:30 am. Ongoing. Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, 310.305.9595.

FREE PRANIC HEALING SESSIONS AND MEDITATIONS; Tue., 6 pm. Ongoing. 3435 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.883.8371, pranichealing.com.

BEVERLY HILLS FARMERS MARKET; Sun., 9 am. Ongoing. 9300 Block of Civic Center Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.285.6830, beverlyhills.org.

BRENTWOOD FARMERS’ MARKET; Sat., 9 am. Ongoing. 1st St., Gretna Green Way (between San Vicente and Montana), 925.825.9090, pcfma.com.

CENTURY CITY FARMERS’ MARKET; Thurs., 11 am. Ongoing. 1800 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, 818.591.8161, rawinspiration.org.

CULVER CITY FARMERS’ MARKET; Tues., 2 pm. Ongoing. Main St. (between Culver Blvd. & Venice Blvd), Culver City, 310.253.5775, culvercity.org.

MARINA DEL REY FARMERS’ MARKET; Thurs., 9 am. Ongoing. 4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, 310.455.0181, visitmarinadelrey.com.

SANTA MONICA FARMERS’ MARKET; Downtown: Wed., 8:30 am; Sun., 8:30 am. Arizona Ave (between 4th and Ocean). Pico: Sat., 8 am. Virginia Park (at Pico and Cloverfield). Main Street: Sun., 9:30 am. Ongoing. 2640 Main St. 310.458.8712, smgov.net/portals/farmersmarket.

WESTWOOD FARMERS’ MARKET; Thu., 12 pm. Ongoing. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA0, Broxton Ave & Weyburn Ave., Westwood, 310.739.5028, destinationgreenevents.com.

Theater

ROMEO AND JULIET; Thu., Fri., Sat., 8 pm Thru Jul. 26. City Shakespeare Company, 1454 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, 323.388.5854, cityshakes.org.

PRINCESS LUAU; Sat., Sun., 1 pm. Thru Jul. 27. The Miles Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.804.0223, creatingarts.org.

THE BOONDOGGLES; Sat., Sun., 3 pm. Thru Jul. 27. The Miles Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.804.0223, creatingarts.org.

CHARLOTTE’S WEB; Sat., Sun., 11 am. Thru Jul. 27. Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.828.7519, morgan-wixson.org.

THE PRODUCERS; Fri., Sat., 8 pm; Sun., 2 pm. Thru Aug. 2. Morgan-Wixson Theatre, 2627 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.828.7519, morgan-wixson.org.

ARE WE THERE YET? A COMEDY OF ONE BOOMER’S JOURNEY TO RECLAIM HIS 60S’ REVOLUTIONARY SPIRIT; Sat., 8 pm. Thru Aug. 2. Santa Monica Playhouse Main Stage, 1211 4th St., Santa Monica, 310.394.9779, santamonicaplayhouse.com.

BARK!; Fri., 7 pm; Sat., 1 pm, 7pm; Sun., 1 pm. Thru Aug. 3. Santa Monica Theatre Arts Studio Stage, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.434.4319, smc.edu/studiostage.

FLIM FLAM; Fri., Sat., 8 pm; Sun., 3 pm. Thru Aug. 3. Malibu Playhouse, 29243 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, 323.960.7711, plays411.com/flimflam.

THE SEXUAL LIFE OF SAVAGES; Fri, Sat., 8 pm; Sun., 7 pm. Thru Aug. 16. Beverly Hills Playhouse, 254 S. Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills, 213.761.7061, skylighttix.com.

THE QUIBBLING SIBLINGS; Sat., Sun., 12 pm. Thru Aug. 17. Carlson Park, Motor Ave. at Braddock Dr., Culver City, 310.712.5482, ccpt.org.

SHAKESPEARE’S TWELFTH NIGHT; Sat., Sun., 2 pm. Thru Aug. 17. Carlson Park, Motor Ave. at Braddock Dr., Culver City, 310.712.5482, ccpt.org.

REASONS TO BE PRETTY; Tue.-Fri., 8 pm; Sat., 3 pm, 8 pm; Sun., 2 pm, 7 pm. Thru Aug. 31. The Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, 10866 Le Conte Ave., West Los Angeles, 310.208.5454, geffenplayhouse.com.

Music

SUNSET SESSIONS WITH SILENT FRISCO; Sat., Sun., 2 pm. Thru Aug. 3. Santa Monica Pier (Ocean Ave. and California Blvd.), Santa Monica, 213.465.3123, hlpresents.com.

CONCERTS ON CANON; Thu., 6 and 7:15 pm. Thru Aug. 7. Beverly Canon Gardens, 241 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, 310.285.6830, beverlyhills.org.

Exhibits

“BRURIA FINKEL: THE PAST FOUR YEARS”; Thru July 26. Arena 1 Gallery, 3026 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, 310.397.7449, santamonicaartstudios.com.

EXHIBITION BY SHAY BREDIMUS; Thru July 26. Koplin del Rio Gallery, 6031 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, 310.836.9055, koplindelrio.com.

“DOUBTS AND FEARS” BY MARTIN LUBNER; Thru July 26. First Independent Gallery (FIG), 2525 Michigan Ave. (G6), Santa Monica, 310.829.0345, figgallery.com.

“BLUE” BY MEHRI DADGAR, NEDA DASTGHEIB, AND DANIELA SCHWEITZER; Thru Jul. 30. Tara Gallery, 1202 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 310.489.2417, taragallery.org.

“CONTINUUM”: NEW PAINTINGS BY RICHARD BRULAND; Thru Aug. 2. Lora Schlesinger Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave. (T3), Santa Monica, 310.828.1133, loraschlesinger.com.

“EMERGENCE”: NEW WORKS ON PAPER BY SOPHIA DIXON DILLO; Thru Aug. 2. Lora Schlesinger Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave. (T3), Santa Monica, 310.828.1133, loraschlesinger.com.

“BOB PEAK: THE MOVIE POSTER AND BEYOND – FOUR DECADES OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION”; Thru Aug. 3. Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, 310.506.4851, arts.pepperdine.edu/museum.

“MASTERS OF ILLUSIONS”; Thru Aug. 3. bG Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave (G8A), Santa Monica, 310.906.4211, bgartgalleries.com.

“ULTIMATE BEACH”; Thru Aug. 9. bG Gallery, 1431 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, 310.451.9983, bgartgalleries.com.

“SANTA MONICA PIER: NIGHT AND DAY” BY CAROLE GARLAND; Thru Aug. 9. TAG Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave (D3), Santa Monica, 310.829.9556, taggallery.net.

“SMALL OFFERINGS” BY SUKI KUSS; Thru Aug. 9. TAG Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave (D3), Santa Monica, 310.829.9556, taggallery.net.

“LIGHT OF DAY” BY ELYSE WYMAN; Thru Aug. 9. TAG Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave (D3), Santa Monica, 310.829.9556, taggallery.net.

“CHAIN REACTION” BY CHERYL POPE; Thru Aug. 9. Mark Moore Gallery, 5790 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, 310.453.3031, markmooregallery.com.

“THE NEW SUBURBS” BY KENICHI YOKONO; Thru Aug. 9. Mark Moore Gallery, 5790 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, 310.453.3031, markmooregallery.com.

YAQUI MASKS OF CARLOS CASTANEDA; Thru Aug. 17. Fowler Museum at UCLA, 308 Charles E. Young Dr., Westwood, 310.825.4361, fmch.ucla.edu.

GROUP EXHIBITION BY TIMOTHY KITZ, LINDA KOSOFF, AND BRUCE TAYLOR; Thru Aug. 20. haleARTS S P A C E, 2443 Main St., Santa Monica, 310.314.8038, halearts.com.

60’S PERSPECTIVE: OIL PAINTINGS BY JOHN JOHNSON; Thru Aug. 21. UnUrban Coffee House, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.315.0056, unurban.com.

“SEISMIC LIGHT” BY DOUGLAS C. BLOOM; Thru Aug. 30. Ruth Bachofner Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, 310.829.3300, bachofner.com.

“LA/SEATTLE”; Thru Aug. 30. Koplin del Rio Gallery, 6031 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, 310.836.9055, koplindelrio.com.

JEREMY PENN ART EXHIBIT; Thru Aug. 31. L’Ermitage Beverly Hills, 9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, 310.279.3344, jeremypenn.com.

RIGO 23: FROM THE HEART OF SANTA MADERA; Thru Aug. 31. Fowler Museum at UCLA, 308 Charles E. Young Dr., Westwood, 310.825.4361, fmch.ucla.edu.

“SHIP OF FOOLS” BY ALLAN SEKULA; Thru Sep. 6. Christopher Grimes Gallery, 916 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, 310.587.3373, cgrimes.com.

“SITES OF MEMORY” BY LEWIS BALTZ, JOHN DIVOLA, CHRISTINA FERNANDEZ, MARK RUWEDEL, URSULA SCHULZ-DORNBURG, AND CATHERINE WAGNER; Thru Sep. 6. Gallery Luisotti, 2525 Michigan Ave. (A2), Santa Monica, 310.453.0043, galleryluisotti.com.

“IN-SITU” BY RENAE BERNARD, VERA BAULUZ, TOFER CHIN, ABDUL MAZID, & PATCH WRIGHT; Thru Sept. 6. Shoshana Wayne Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, 310.453.7535, shoshanawayne.com.

“CALL OF DUTY” BY GREG MILLER; Thru Sept. 13. William Turner Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave (E1), Santa Monica, 310.453.0909, williamturnergallery.com.

“WARRIORS OF FLAMES”; Thru Sep. 26. Santa Monica History Museum, 1350 7th St., 310.395.2290, santamonicahistory.org.

COUNTRY: PORTRAITS OF AN AMERICAN SOUND; Thru Sep. 28. Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, 213.403.3000, annenbergspaceforphotography.org.

Comedy

M.I.’S WESTSIDE COMEDY THEATRE. Intro to Standup Class Show: Fri., Jul. 25, 7 pm. Unnecessary Evil: Fri., Jul. 25, 8 pm. Mission IMPROVable: Fri., Jul. 25, 10 pm; Sat., Jul. 26, 10 pm. Power Up: Fri., Jul. 25 11:30 pm. The Saturday Open Mic: Sat., Jul. 26, 6 pm. MF Grand Comedy Showcase: Sat., Jul. 26, 8 pm. 12 Shiny Nickels: Sat., Jul. 26, 11:30 pm. Pulling it Together with Amanda Savage: Sun., Jul. 27, 7 pm. Neal Brennan and Friends: Sun., Jul. 27, 9 pm. House Team Night: Mon., Jul. 28, 8 pm. Lusty Horde: Mon. Jul. 28, 10 pm. The Draft: Mon. Jul. 28, 10:30 pm. Give it Up: Tue., Jul. 29, 7 pm. Tuesday Open Mic: Tue., Jul. 29, 10 pm. Virgin Sacrifice: The Upward Bound House: Wed., Jul. 30, 8 pm. Punk House 8 Year Anniversary Show: Wed., Jul. 30, 10 pm. OUTwest Film Fest Night: Thu., Jul. 31, 8 pm. The Grind: Thu., Jul. 31, 10 pm. The Jam: Thu., Jul. 31, 11 pm. 1323-A 3rd St. Promenade, Santa Monica, 310.451.0080, westsidecomedy.com.

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