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South Bay arts calendar for Jan. 3 to 9

South Bay arts calendar for Jan. 3 to 9

Thursday, January 3 They go hand in hand “Love and Chaos,” new painting by Michael Stearns, goes on display this evening (Thursday) in the Michael Stearns Studio, located in The Loft, 401 S. Mesa Ave., San Pedro. The artist’s reception is on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. Through Feb. 23. Friday, January […]

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Clothing now optional at the Getty

Clothing now optional at the Getty

“The Renaissance Nude” – a review by Bondo Wyszpolski There are exhibitions and there are Exhibitions, the latter grand and yet graceful, solid and yet poetic, and in the last couple of years the J. Paul Getty Museum has presented at least two that would meet this criteria. I’m thinking of “Power and Pathos” and […]

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Arts in review: a few memories from 2018

Arts in review: a few memories from 2018

Turn around and wave goodbye! Selected highlights in the arts from 2018 by Bondo Wyszpolski Throughout the year I see a fair amount of art and theater, watch films, read books, listen to music, and interview the people behind them. If you’re an artist, much depends on your curator and if you’re an actor much […]

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South Bay arts calendar for Dec. 27 – Jan. 2

South Bay arts calendar for Dec. 27 – Jan. 2

Saturday, December 29 Tuning up Preparing for the big night two days hence, Abrakadabra performs its “Pre-New Year’s Eve” show at 8 p.m. in Suzy’s Bar & Grill, 1141 Aviation Blvd., Hermosa Beach. They’ll play originals and covers: Latin, pop, jazz with vocals, instrumentals, and so on. No cover. (310) 379-6171. Sunday, December 30 Her […]

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Cordovas On Earth

Cordovas On Earth

by Jeff Vincent DirtyHippieRadio.com Men Making Music To Move The Spirit   Famished and under the influence of various potions, my energy-less situation was deflated further by a soul-crushing depression. So then why on Earth was I smiling and dancing merrily like some blissed-out mad fool of the bacchanal this wintry Wednesday night at Saint […]

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Outsiders in L.A.: Good art, bad art; pretentious writing

Outsiders in L.A.: Good art, bad art; pretentious writing

“Outliers and American Vanguard Art” at LACMA – a review by Bondo Wyszpolski During a curatorial roundtable or colloquium on the subject of black folk art, reprinted in full in the catalog that accompanies “Outliers and American Vanguard Art,” Katherine Jentleson makes an important point: “Not to diminish the role curators must play in being […]

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South Bay arts calendar from 12/20-12/26

South Bay arts calendar from 12/20-12/26

Saturday, December 22 Dreaming a land of magic “The Nutcracker,” presented by Dance West Dance Studio/Metropolitan Ballet Company, comes to life at 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, in the James Armstrong Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. Tickets, $19.50 and $17.50. Call (310) 781-7171 or email michaeljohnmelton@gmail.com. Sunday, December 23 It […]

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Theater publicist Nancy Hereford eulogized

Theater publicist Nancy Hereford eulogized

Nancy Hereford, 8/15/47 – 8/14/18 A few weeks after her death on August 14, and just one day shy of her 71st birthday, Nancy Hereford was remembered and eulogized at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, led by the Center Theatre Group’s Michael Ritchie. Many people showed up to speak about Nancy, and there […]