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 Bondo Wyszpolski

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 […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

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 […]

 Eddie Solt

Summer Calender: SUP Camps

Summer Calender: SUP Camps

Summer is for stand-up Stand-up paddling begins with a gently sloping learning curve in the protected waters of King Harbor or the calm summer water off local beaches. But the curve quickly steepens for paddlers who choose to surf or to enter any of the year round races in Southern California. Fortunately, the South Bay […]

 Eddie Solt

Summer Calender: Skate Camps

Summer Calender: Skate Camps

PCH Skate Camps PCH Skate Camps, an affiliate of Body Glove Camps,  provide beginner to intermediate level skate and safety instruction focusing on basic ollies and turns, flip tricks, grinds and vert skating. A variety of ramps, rails and fun boxes are positioned differently each day. All campers are required to wear full pads. Private […]

 Kevin Cody

‘Endless Summer’ artist’s mural to trace history of surfing in Hermosa

‘Endless Summer’ artist’s mural to trace history of surfing in Hermosa

The highly anticipated unveiling of artist John Van Hamersveld’s 75-foot long surf mural will be held Sunday, June 28 on the Underground Pub and Grill’s wall at 14th Street and Hermosa Avenue, in downtown Hermosa Beach.

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Summer Calendar: The Bard is Back

Shakespeare by the Sea returns for its 18th season The enchanting woodland romance, “As You Like it,” opens on June 18. Directed by Stephanie Coltrin, this romp through the forest of Arden tells of Rosalind, the daughter of a banished duke, who falls in love with Orlando, the disinherited son of one of the court’s […]

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Summer Calendar: Hermosa’s Art Walk Steps Up

Same month, same place, same format, but classy new name It’s official, the Hermosa Beach Art Walk is now the Hermosa Beach Fine Arts Festival, and this year its taking place on Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days on the lawn at the the southwest […]

 David Mendez

Harbor Drive/Herondo Street path opens in June

Harbor Drive/Herondo Street path opens in June

The Herondo Street/Harbor Drive Gateway Project, a joint venture between the cities of Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach, will have its grand opening on Saturday, June 13.  Representatives from the two cities cities and Beach Cities Health District, as well as members of the South Bay Bicycle Coalition will be represented. The project features a […]

 Kevin Cody

Beach decisions

Beach decisions

Surf camp or coding camp for the kids? Or Junior CEO camp? It includes a limo ride. Train at sunrise for the Catalina Classic or read late after a concert?

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