Posted Mar. 5, 2009, 4:00 am
Third Annual Unity Resource Festival, March 8, 1-5:30pm, free, Virginia Avenue Park, Cloverfield and Pico Blvds. , 310.458.8688.“Promoting a Strong and Sustainable Community” is the theme of this year’s Unity Resource Festival, presented by the City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica College, and the Santa Monica–Bay Area Human Relations Council. Guest speakers are Louise Jaffe, Chair of Santa Monica College, and Tasha Danvers, 2008 Summer Olympics Bronze Medal winner. In addition to information on family resources in health services, counseling, after-school activities, art, and food banks, there will be contests, refreshments, and entertainment by the Luminaries, Back of the Hand All-Stars, and Horny Toad. An Evening with a Folding Table, March 10, 8pm, $12, The Fanatic Salon, 3815 Sawtelle Blvd., CC, 310.795.7469.In the interest of saving money even in the theatre, the Mirror’s own witty columnist Steve Stajich has created a quintet of short plays that use only a folding table as a prop. The show will be running Tuesdays through March 31 and it’s a bargain compared to say, Wicked. See what can be done with a table, six actors, and Stajich’s writing and direction.