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South Bay art calendar for October 26 to 31

South Bay art calendar for October 26 to 31

Friday, October 26 Concert season opener The Beach Cities Symphony, under the direction of Barry Brisk, performs at 8 p.m. in Marsee Auditorium at El Camino College, Crenshaw and Redondo Beach boulevards, Torrance. The program features the “Festive Overture” by Joel Feigin, the “Violin Concerto in D minor” by Jean Sibelius (with soloist Aubree Oliverson) […]

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Video animation & painting by Carla Viparelli opens Friday in Manhattan Beach

Video animation & painting by Carla Viparelli opens Friday in Manhattan Beach

Artistry in motion “Mimesis,” with painting and video animation by Carla Viparelli, opens in Manhattan Beach by Bondo Wyszpolski Simply put, most local art venues feature local artists. However, working with the Manhattan Beach Art Center, curator Homeira Goldstein has turned this idea on its head in a big way: Carla Viparelli, whose solo exhibition […]

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“Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden” – some enchanted evening at the Huntington

“Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden” – some enchanted evening at the Huntington

“Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden” – a theater review Immersive tales of love across time and space at the Huntington by Bondo Wyszpolski The evocatively titled “Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden” has everything but the fireflies, the cicadas, and the crickets in their bamboo cages. But it’s easy to imagine that they’re present as well. […]

 Kevin Cody

Hemosa Beach Fine Arts Festival celebrates 17th year

Hemosa Beach Fine Arts Festival celebrates 17th year

The Hermosa Fine Arts Festival was founded in 2002 and has developed into one of the most prestigious outdoor art shows in Southern California.

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South Bay arts calendar for Oct. 18 to 24

South Bay arts calendar for Oct. 18 to 24

Thursday, October 18 Indian blood “Matriarchs” opens at ESMoA, 208 Main St., El Segundo. The work on view by 12 contemporary womxn (?) indigenous artists includes fashion, metalwork, photography, painting, basketry, and video. Through Jan. 26. More at esmoa.org. Friday, October 19 First wife’s ghost returns “Blithe Spirit,” a witty and amusing play by Sir […]

 Neely Swanson

“The Guilty” – As we all are [MOVIE REVIEW]

“The Guilty” – As we all are [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson Detective Asger Holm’s annoyance can be read in his smirk. Assigned to desk duty in the emergency services division for some unknown transgression, he is reduced to fielding calls and redirecting them to dispatch. Clearly this is beneath his dignity and he lets the first couple of callers know it, hanging up […]

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Through it all he kept dancing

Through it all he kept dancing

In step with Bollywood choreographer Nakul Dev Mahajan

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Speaking Up for Planet Earth

Speaking Up for Planet Earth

Robert Glenn Ketchum and the visual aesthetics of environmental awareness