Entertainment

Maps: How Lisa Ritchie followed her songs west and what she found [MUSIC PREVIEW]
 May 19, 2016  Mark McDermott

Maps: How Lisa Ritchie followed her songs west and what she found [MUSIC PREVIEW]

by Mark McDermott  It’s a curious enterprise, the making of songs, and how those songs can sometimes become vessels that take their makers far beyond…

South Bay Arts & Entertainment Calendar, May 18 – 25
 May 19, 2016  Bondo Wyszpolski

South Bay Arts & Entertainment Calendar, May 18 – 25

Thursday, May 19 Pure voice Red Harmony, an a cappella choir, performs from 6 to 8 p.m. as part of the “Tunes at TAM,” in…

“The Lobster” and the absurdity of modern love [MOVIE REVIEW]

“The Lobster” and the absurdity of modern love [MOVIE REVIEW]

  by Ryan Rojas/Cinemacy.com In this modern age, where more and more relationships are being facilitated online – apps like Tinder making romance and falling…

“The Measure of a Man” – Depth matters [MOVIE REVIEW]

“The Measure of a Man” – Depth matters [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson  Stéphane Brizé, a highly regarded, though little seen on this side of the Atlantic, French director/writer of amazing substance should rightly gain…

Hop Heads Holy Holiday Week: Getting the dank on at Naja’s Place 8th Annual IPA Festival
 May 17, 2016  Eddie Solt

Hop Heads Holy Holiday Week: Getting the dank on at Naja’s Place 8th Annual IPA Festival

by Ed Solt It’s time to put “beer geek” to bed. As the craft beer movement merges with the mainstream, we’ve all become a bit…

 Neely Swanson

“Eva Hesse” – Ever more [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Eva Hesse” – Ever more [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson I almost missed the fabulous new documentary “Eva Hesse” directed by Marcie Begleiter. It had been sent to me only recently and it was in the back of my mind as something to get around to until a fateful visit, just yesterday, to the new Hauser Wirth and Schimmel Gallery in the…Read More→

 Bondo Wyszpolski

South Bay entertainment calendar May 12 to 19

Friday, May 13 Laugh lines The improvisational comedy troupe Jump Start improvises funny scenes using audience suggestions, and they’re performing at 8 p.m. in the Second Story Theatre, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Tickets, $15. Are you under 12? Your ticket is just $5. More at JumpStartImprov.com. Climbing the ropes Harold Lloyd stars in the…Read More→

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“Sing Street” is another musical romp from the director of “Once” [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Sing Street” is another musical  romp from the director of “Once” [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Jared Anderson/www.cinemacy.com “Sing Street,” from the Irish filmmaker John Carney, takes place during the homestretch of the Cold War when a group of adolescents come together in the name of fellowship, bonding over pop culture, and a desire to break away from the confines of the tangible. Carney is best known for grabbing the…Read More→

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