Bondo Wyszpolski

Small, subtle, and gently magnificent

Small, subtle, and gently magnificent

A Portuguese Bend jeweler crafts works of art and beauty

 Bondo Wyszpolski

The Birth of an Idea, or, From Spark to Sparkle

The Birth of an Idea, or, From Spark to Sparkle

Portuguese Bend artists to show sketches and finished work at the Palos Verdes Art Center

 Ryan McDonald

Beach art- Trump-inspired art

Beach art- Trump-inspired art

Enough! a politically themed art show

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Beach people – Lights! Camera! Change!

Beach people – Lights! Camera! Change!

Jon Fitzgerald and social impact cinema

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Staying the course

Staying the course

The McCaws follow their own inner compasses

 Kevin Cody

Cannery Row resurfaces at Zask’s Los Angeles gallery

Cannery Row resurfaces at Zask’s Los Angeles gallery

The Cannery Row Art Gallery in the cavernous warehouse of a former Redondo Beach wood mill, passed into South Bay folklore in 2010, after two decades of now legendary exhibits. On Saturday, Dec. 2, Cannery Row artist and owner Richard Stevens, with help from Peggy Zask, owner of SoLa (South Bay Contemporary), reassembled the artists and their work.

 Mark McDermott

Still life with Chef Guidone: Mangiamo’s longtime owner turns his attention to painting

Still life with Chef Guidone: Mangiamo’s longtime owner turns his attention to painting

    by Mark McDermott Ron Guidone has always been practical about art. Guidone owned, operated, and cooked at two downtown Manhattan Beach restaurants for four decades —  Talia’s, which closed four years ago, for 36 years, and Mangiamo, which he recently turned over to his wife, Lisa, for 34 years. While other high concept […]

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach author recounts life of puppeteer Alan Cook

Hermosa Beach author recounts life of puppeteer Alan Cook

When Alan Cook was a boy in the 1940s, puppeteers enjoyed the status of current rock stars. They hosted early television shows such as “Howdy Doody” and were mainstays on the “Ed Sullivan Show.” His memories from puppeteering’s Golden Years, and photographs from his collection of over 5,000 puppets are the subject a new book by Hermosa Beach writer and artist Jacqueline Marks.

 Ryan McDonald

Hermosa Beach ShockBoxx, new art gallery, is ready to ‘Break the System’

Hermosa Beach ShockBoxx, new art gallery, is ready to ‘Break the System’

Mike Collins and Laura Schuler were gazing in wonder at the walls of ShockBoxx.

    by Ryan McDonald Mike Collins and Laura Schuler were gazing in wonder at the walls of ShockBoxx, the new art gallery they are opening on Cypress Avenue. The first official show takes place this weekend, but a sort of soft opening happened last month, when they invited fellow Hermosa Beach artists LG Givot […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – McCaw art exhibition

Spotlight on the Hill – McCaw art exhibition

The McCaw father and sons holiday exhibition

 Kevin Cody

Mayor thanks arts community at Excellence in Arts Awards

Last Sunday, nine local artists who have made significant contributions to Torrance’s art community were honored at the 39th Annual Torrance Excellence in Arts Awards ceremony.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Man of Steele: An artist who elevates and takes pride in his community

Man of Steele: An artist who elevates and takes pride in his community

Art of Steele An artist who elevates and takes pride in his community by Bondo Wyszpolski When we step into the vast Carson studio of painter Alexey Steele we can be forgiven for thinking we’ve slipped back in time, into the atelier of Ilya Repin or Valentin Serov, dominant figures of late 19th century Russian […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Freighthouse Art and Furnishings

Spotlight on the Hill – Freighthouse Art and Furnishings

Sara Balough’s new designer showcase store Freighthouse in old Torrance joined the 2nd annual Torrance Artwalk

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Dedicated to the One I Love

  Dedicated to the One I Love Annie Appel’s portraits of her Muse are on view in San Pedro’s Gallery 381 by Bondo Wyszpolski Photographs by Annie Appel One can be inspired by a sunset or a sermon, but when a creative artist is inspired by another person then that person becomes a muse. An […]

 Judy Rae

Beach art – HUB Art installation

Beach art – HUB Art installation

“This unveiling will make Hermosa Beach a beacon to the punk world,”

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