Bondo Wyszpolski

Wine, women, and a gnarly old poet

Wine, women, and a gnarly old poet

Buried but ever present, Charles Bukowski keeps rolling along   by Bondo Wyszpolski Most of us won’t be here to blow out the candles on our 95th birthday, nor did Charles Bukowski reach that milestone. Even so, a number of people will be celebrating for him this Sunday afternoon at the Warner Grand Theatre and […]

 Alyssa Morin

Entertainment calendar: books in MB, rock and film in El Segundo, comedy in Hermosa

Arts and entertainment calendar for the South Bay.

 Alyssa Morin

arts and entertainment calendar 2/5-2/11

thursday 5 Across a Green Ocean Wendy Lee, author of Across A Green Ocean, visits {pages}. RSVP’s Recommended. 904 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach. Please call 310-318-0900 or email info@pagesabookstore.com. friday 6th Bach’s Lunchtime Recital Alison Bjorkedal on harp and Boglárka Kiss on flute founded Duo Ondine in 2005. To celebrate the Duo’s 10th anniversary in […]

 Alyssa Morin

South Bay arts and entertainment calendar November 20 -26

Beach Cities entertainment calendar highlighting this weekend’s best events in food, art and music.

 Alyssa Morin

South Bay arts and entertainment calendar: November 6 – 12

thursday 6th Rep picks night: Pages gets you into the holiday spirit early with an evening of book recommendations. Pages’ friends at Simon & Schuster, Penguin, Random House and Chronicle Books will each discuss some of their top picks for books that will make great gifts for the holidays. Patty Gibson will also talk about […]

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 10/30/14-11/06/14

Thursday 30 BOOK EVENT Lee Wilson Author Event Rebel on Pointe: A Memoir of Ballet & Broadway. Lee Wilson is an award-winning writer, producer, and actor living in Los Angeles. Event is at  7 p.m., Pages a Bookstore, 904 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach. Call 310-318-0900 or visit pagesabookstore.com. SUPPORT GROUP Recovery Choices, an alternative to […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

The Doctor Will See Through You Now-There are two sides to this Hermosa author

The Doctor Will See Through You Now-There are two sides to this Hermosa author

First, a writer was asked to describe “Quickies” and “Poseidon’s Tunnel,” two recent books by a resident of Hermosa Beach. “I would say these books are psychedelic, free-form fiction, not following any type of rules of what books should be. They’re definitely not novels. They capture an underground counterculture that’s alive and thriving, and that […]

 Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calender 7/10/14-7/16/14

Thursday 10 MUSIC Summer of Music. Free Concerts on the Pier presented by the Redondo Pier Association. 6 – 8 p.m. High Tide, Surf Rock. Bring a beach chair or blanket. Redondo Beach Pier, 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach. For a concert schedule go to redondopier.com. BOOK SALE Peninsula Friends of the Library Monthly Book […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

South Bay Arts Calender 6/05/14-6/11/14

South Bay Arts Calender 6/05/14-6/11/14

  Thursday the 5th ART “Voices”: Are you hearing them? This art exhibit featuring work by the Mira Costa High School AP Studio Art students, has a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening in the Mira Costa Art Gallery, 1401 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach. The show runs through June 10 and gallery hours […]

 Bev Morse

Calender 5/01/14-5/10/14

Thursday 1st POLITICS State of the City: The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau will be hosting the annual Hermosa Beach State of the City Address by Mayor Michael DiVirgilio at the Beach House Hotel,  1300 The Strand, Hermosa Beach.  5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. See hbchamber.net. BOOKS Book discussion […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Hot Dogging 1/8-1/16

Hot Dogging 1/8-1/16

  Saturday, January 8 Music you experience The Torrance Art Museum (TAM) hosts the opening reception of REVERB! the effect from a source of sound on the world around it. This exhibition combines the work of visual and sound artists to explore the role of music in contemporary art. 6 – 9 p.m. The reception […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Always Looking, by John Updike

Always Looking, by John Updike

(Alfred A. Knopf, 204 pp., $45)

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Caravaggio: The Artist and His Work

Caravaggio: The Artist and His Work

Largely due to “Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy,” on view through Feb. 10 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art,” Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) is enjoying unprecedented attention.

 Kevin Cody

Children’s book author Wayland unites writers, artists for Obama

Manhattan Beach children’s book author April Wayland is helping organize over 400 children’s book authors and illustrators to help re-elect President Barack Obama. The group includes two Children’s Poet Laureates and recipients of the Newbery Medal, Caldecott Medal, Coretta Scott King Award, the National Book Award and the Edgar Award. Their motto is “Stand with […]

 Ashley Jakubczyk

“Growing Up Beautiful”, Lori Jones – Modeling in Milan

“Growing Up Beautiful”, Lori Jones – Modeling in Milan

Not many 21-year olds buy a one-way plane ticket to Milan, Italy, but Lori Jones found herself doing just that. “Back in the 1980s when you were first starting out as a model, they put you on a plane to Europe almost immediately,” she says. “And it’s new, and exciting, and truly is an entirely […]

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