Events

 Richard Foss

A La Carte

Moving and Improving… Hermosa’s Café Bonaparte will be moving into the former Froyo space a few doors away from their current location so that Palmilla can expand, but you won’t have to miss the Pier Plaza’s favorite croissant sandwiches for long. The move won’t take place for months depending on the speed of the permit […]

 Esther Kang

MUSIC PREVIEW: Pine Mountain Logs kick Hermosa Summer Concerts

MUSIC PREVIEW: Pine Mountain Logs kick  Hermosa Summer Concerts

Back in 1992, it started as a “fun side thing” at Venice Bistro, a small bar on the Venice Beach boardwalk, to bring in some extra cash. They called themselves the Pine Mountain Logs–or “The Logs”—and the band simply caught fire. The band moved their residency to Harry O’s Bar in El Segundo, which has […]

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

The city is asking residents to fill out a survey on their preferences for a potential skate park.

 Special Contributor

“Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life” author William Finnegan comes to Manhattan Beach

“Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life” author William Finnegan comes to Manhattan Beach

by Ryan McDonald You probably know Eustace Tilley, even if the name doesn’t sound familiar. He’s the mascot of the New Yorker magazine, decked out in gloves and top hat, studying a butterfly through a monocle. In a small history of the famous lepidopterist, one writer observed that it was not clear whether readers of […]

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

The Bo Bridges Gallery celebrates its second anniversary in downtown Manhattan Beach with a limited edition release party on July 23 and 24 from 7 to 10 p.m.

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

The Manhattan Beach Farmers Market will celebrate its ninth birthday on July 14.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

MUSIC – Primal Scream

MUSIC – Primal Scream

The record release party for Chaos Delivery Machine’s “Burn Motherf… Burn” takes place Saturday night at Fat Face Fenner’s on Hermosa’s Pier Plaza

 Kevin Cody

VIDEO: The Making and Unveiling of Hermosa Beach’s “Great wave”

VIDEO: The Making and Unveiling of Hermosa Beach’s “Great wave”

On June 28, the Hermosa Beach Mural Committee unveiled the 75-foot-long, 19-foot tall “Great Wave” on the side of the Underground Pub and Grill in downtown Hermosa Beach. The committee commissioned Van Hamersveld last December, in the words of its theme committee, to paint the “surfing lifestyle that gave those living here a sense of […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Home alone

Home alone

Humble beginnings couldn’t deter Ranee Henderson. Now she’s the recipient of a solo show at the PV Art Center Ranee Henderson didn’t grow up with a silver spoon in her mouth. She was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1981, the child of mixed-race parents. She was was raised by her mother and older sister while […]

 Caroline Anderson

About Town in Manhattan Beach

About Town in Manhattan Beach

Mayor Wayne Powell honored Spyder Surf founder Dennis Jarvis at the June 16 council meeting.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

South Bay Arts Calendar 06/18/15-06/22/15

South Bay Arts Calendar 06/18/15-06/22/15

Thursday, June 18 What’s not to like? Shakespeare by the Sea begins their 2015 touring season with “As You Like It,” Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (plus upcoming dates), at Point Fermin Park, 807 Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. It’ll be moving across the South Bay between now and the end of August, in tandem with […]

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 06/17/15-06/24/15

South Bay Community Calendar 06/17/15-06/24/15

Thursday 18 BOOK SIGNING Lisa McCann, middle grade author of The Unwanteds and the New York Times bestselling author of the middle grade dystopian fantasy series The Unwanteds, the YA paranormal Wake trilogy, and several other books for kids and teens. She will be at {pages} to discuss and sign her Unwanteds Series books.  RSVP’s […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Magic Kingdom Memories

Magic Kingdom Memories

Reflections and thoughts on Disneyland’s newest milestone birthday I’m not sure if this means it’s now a senior citizen, but this summer the Disneyland Resort–or at least Disneyland proper–turns 60 years old, and over the past few weeks the world’s most famous theme park has been touting its Diamond Celebration for all it’s worth, which […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

South Bay Arts Calendar 06/11/15

South Bay Arts Calendar 06/11/15

Thursday, June 11 That softly glowing piano “Steinway by Starlight” features the Alan Pasqua Trio, performing the Great American Songbook, along with the CSUDH Jazz Ensemble, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre of California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson. Tickets, $30. Go to csudh.edu/uce/steinway. Time for Shorts is shorter Submissions […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

A man of Many Voices – Roberto Perlas Gomez in “Hydrogen Jukebox”

  The last time I met with Roberto Perlas Gomez he talked about hijacking a ship somewhere in the Mediterranean. Oh yeah, right; sure thing, Roberto, uh-huh. But just days later pictures of him were in major newspapers, scowling at the camera and brandishing an AK-47. Gomez is a baritone who often sings with Long […]

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