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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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South Bay Arts Calendar 06/04/15-06/07/15

South Bay Arts Calendar 06/04/15-06/07/15

Thursday, June 4 Takes two to tango The second annual “L.A. Tango Marathon,” also known as “The Endless Summer Tango,” begins today (there’s a 6 to 9 p.m. event at Dockweiler Beach in El Segundo) and continues through Sunday, but essentially brings tango dancers from all over the country to Los Angeles. Events also take […]

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 06/04/15-06/10/15

South Bay Community Calendar 06/04/15-06/10/15

Thursday 4 ART SHOW The Redondo Beach Art Group proudly presents “On the Beach”. The artists include: James Blake, Debra Collett, Sandra Chu, Gina Clancy, Linda Detweiler, Bridget Duffy, Bernard Fallon, Debra Flores. Astrid Francis, Patty Grau, Anita Kroeger, Susan Lilly, Patti Linnett, Erika Robinson, Rosine Sorbom and Sue Wood. The show runs until June […]

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South Bay Arts Calendar 05/28/15-06/02/15

South Bay Arts Calendar 05/28/15-06/02/15

Thursday, May 28 Rah, rah, go team, go The Torrance Torrettes “Spring Spectacular” takes place at 7  p.m. in the James Armstrong Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. Dance and drill team girls from kindergarten through 8th grade do their magic. Tickets, $12 adults; $9 kids 12 and under. Call (310) 781-7171.   Friday, May […]

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 05/28/15-06/01/15

South Bay Community Calendar 05/28/15-06/01/15

Thursday 28 BOOKS Gwendolyn Womack, author of “The Memory Painter”, reads at Pages bookstore. Her book is a  taut thriller and a timeless love story which spans six continents and 10,000 years. RSVP’s are appreciated. Call 310-318-0900 or email info@pagesabookstore.com.   Friday 29 EVENT VERTE, a green evening benefiting Grades of Green. A fun-filled night […]

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All That Jazz! Celebrating the Lighthouse All-Stars and the legacy of Howard Rumsey

All That Jazz! Celebrating the Lighthouse All-Stars and the legacy of Howard Rumsey

by Bondo Wyszpolski Walking down Pier Avenue and stepping into the Lighthouse is quite different now than when Howard Rumsey showed up on May 29, 1949 to play his very first show. John Levine had purchased the club a year earlier and soon agreed to Rumsey’s replacing the rowdier element with an inviting atmosphere conducive […]

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South Bay Arts Calendar 05/22/15-05/28/15

South Bay Arts Calendar 05/22/15-05/28/15

Friday, May 22 To get a foot up “John Brown’s Jukebox” is a musical benefit for youth and the arts in the South Bay and it features the John Brown Band plus teachers, alumni, and students of Fantasia Family Music. A wine-tasting party and show starts at 5:30, with the main event at 8 p.m., […]

 Caroline Anderson

Experts share ocean safety tips and trends for the South Bay

Experts share ocean safety tips and trends for the South Bay

If you’re out in the water and a sea lion tries to climb on you, swim to shore and wait for it to disappear.

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 05/21/15-05/26/15

South Bay Community Calendar 05/21/15-05/26/15

Thursday 21 MEMORIAL The Vietnam Combat Veterans Moving Wall will be at Green Hills Memorial Park, 27501 Western Ave, Rancho Palos Verdes. The Wall will be set up at 8 a.m. on May 21st and the closing ceremon will be on May 26.  The Opening Ceremony will be on May 22 and of course, available […]

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Summer Calendar: Summer theater

“Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” written by Steve Martin and directed by Jim Hormel, runs through June 14 at the Torrance Theatre Company, 1316 Cabrillo Ave., downtown Torrance. It’s an absurdist comedy that places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory […]

 Eddie Solt

Summer Calender: Surf Camps

Summer  Calender: Surf Camps

BeachSports BeachSports Surf & Beach Camps is celebrating its 20th year. The camp was founded by  LA County Lifeguards. Separate camps focus on surfing, boogie boarding, beach volleyball and junior lifeguard skills.  Camps are located at lifeguard tower  Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Vista del Mar. BeachSports.org. CampSurf CampSurf offers surf instruction year round […]

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