Entertainment

 Mark McDermott

Godfather of British Blues at Brixton


Dirty Hippie Radio reports on an amazing weekend in music in the South Bay, beginning with the legendary John Mayall and the Blues Breakers at Brixton tonight and finishing Sunday with The White Buffalo at Sainte Rocke and New Zealand’s Katchafire back at Brixton.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Yana Reznik brings concert hall musicians to Hermosa Beach

Anybody can move a car, but it takes just the right combination of people to move a mountain, and that’s what’s been happening with Classical Music L.A., a weekly gathering of exquisite musicians who perform on Saturday evenings at Live at the Lounge in Hermosa Beach. The venue, which adjoins The Comedy and Magic Club, […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

“Something Happened” – a world premiere musical at Pacific States in El Segundo

“Something Happened” immediately transcends its particulars and becomes a probing and insightful look at relationships on every level, about identity and commitment and family and about figuring out who we are and how we fit in, and then dealing with and adapting to any new configurations that may eventually arise. You can be any color under the rainbow and still have to face this, many times, in your own life.

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports

Surfing/Volleyball The Jimmy Miller Foundation and Dig 4 Kids presents Dig4Jimmy: Surf ‘n’ Turf, a surfing and beach volleyball invitational tournament to be held at 8 a.m. Sunday at the Manhattan Beach Pier. An after party will be held at Sangria in Hermosa Beach. Entry fee is $40. Registration is available at www.active.com. Type in […]

 Kevin Cody

CLOSBC presents an early work by Andrew Lloyd Webber


by Tom Fitt
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is a prime example of the Webber-Rice team’s best work and is being presented through May 9 by Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities (CLOSBC) at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.

 Mark McDermott

Crazy engines and guitar malfunctions

Steve Kimock, once described by Jerry Garcia as his “favorite unknown guitar player,” launches his new project, Crazy Engine, featuring Melvin Seals on Hammond B-3, indie cello prodigy Trevor Exter on bass, and his son John Morgan Kimock on drums.

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports

Surfing/Volleyball The Jimmy Miller Foundation and Dig 4 Kids presents Dig4Jimmy: Surf ‘n’ Turf, a surfing and beach volleyball invitational tournament to be held at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 2, at the Manhattan Beach Pier. An after party will be held at Sangria in Hermosa Beach. Entry fee is $40. Registration is available at www.active.com. […]

 Mark McDermott

The making of a musical master

The rumba began for Karl Grossman when he stepped outside the Greek Theater one night in 1993 to find that his car had been keyed. It was a dance that would lead him to the feet of a dying old flamenco master and a new lease on his musical life. Grossman had already led a […]