This week: Shakespeare in miniature at UCLA, the Troubies do Bowie, and the return of the divine Sandra Bernhard.
The Ballad of Bimini Baths Readings from Tom Jacobson’s trilogy exploring the darker side of L.A. history. Son of Semele Theater, 3301 Beverly Blvd., L.A. Sun., 5 p.m.; next Sun., 7 p.m.; ends Dec. 18. Free; reservations recommended. www.sonofsemele.org.
BubbleMania: Science, Art, and Comedy! With comic and “bubbleologist” Casey Carle; for children 5 and up. La Mirada Theatre, 14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada. Sun., 1 and 3:30 p.m. $12. (562) 944-9801.
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