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Beer! Music! More beer! Brew Lagoon returns to Seaside Lagoon

Beer! Music! More beer! Brew Lagoon returns to Seaside Lagoon

Something’s brewing in South Redondo Gasser’s Mike Bouchard on this year’s Brew Lagoon: 5 bands and over 20 breweries by Bondo Wyszpolski The rendezvous took…

South Bay arts calendar for April 20 to 25

South Bay arts calendar for April 20 to 25

Friday, April 20 A rainbow in your future “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” opens in the Mira Costa High School Auditorium, 1401…

“Lives Well Lived” – A collective knowledge of 3000 Years [MOVIE REVIEW]
 April 18, 2018  Neely Swanson

“Lives Well Lived” – A collective knowledge of 3000 Years [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson “Lives Well Lived,” Skye Bergman’s joyful little documentary had its roots in one particular life well lived, that of Bergman’s gregarious Italian…

“Quai des Orfèvres”- Truly golden [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Quai des Orfèvres”- Truly golden [MOVIE REVIEW]

  by Neely Swanson “Quai des Orfèvres,” by Henri-Georges Clouzot, has been reissued in a 4K digital restoration that crisply heightens the shadows, angles and…

“An Ordinary Man” – In no sense of the word [MOVIE REVIEW]

“An Ordinary Man” – In no sense of the word [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson “An Ordinary Man,” written and directed by Brad Silberling, is a perplexing film. It is not perplexing in terms of how the…

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Come to church, and see the strippers

Come to church, and see the strippers

Working Girls In the pews with Gypsy Rose Lee by Bondo Wyszpolski If you’ve never seen a live striptease, you may want to head over to the Manhattan Beach Community Church. Well, let’s couch this another way. The church theater’s spring production is “Gypsy,” the 1959 musical, based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

South Bay arts calendar for April 12 to 18

South Bay arts calendar for April 12 to 18

Thursday, April 12 Some you win, some you lose “Almost, Maine,” written by John Cariani, is being presented by the Torrance Theatre Company, 1316 Cabrillo Ave., Torrance. The play consists of nine vignettes about love and loss, and it’s being directed by Gary Kresca. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at […]

 Mark McDermott

Her second best creation: How a baby taught a mother to see anew [TWO GUNS ART SHOW]

Her second best creation: How a baby taught a mother to see anew [TWO GUNS ART SHOW]

by Mark McDermott Carrie Dietz Brown has always painted home. Her paintings from recent years vary widely by subject but share some key elements —  cakes and coffee and turntables and records and flowers and potted plants, dishes over there in the sink, guitars and ukes and even an occasional banjo as well as quilts […]

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