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 Bondo Wyszpolski

South Bay arts calendar for June 27 – July 3

South Bay arts calendar for June 27 – July 3

Thursday, June 27 A whole series or more “Art Talk: The Magic of Collecting” is a free talk from 6:30 to 8 p.m. moderated by “Oz” curator Jeff Cason at ESMoA, 208 Main St., El Segundo, and includes collectors and members of The International Wizard of Oz Club: Patricia Eliot Tobias, Freddy Fogarty, and Paul […]

 Easy Reader Staff

BeachLife  celebration at St. Rocke 

BeachLife  celebration at St. Rocke 

by Brian Cooley BeachLife Pennywise frontman Jim Lindberg will host a celebration of the last month’s inaugural BeachLife Festival Saturday evening at St. Rocke. The evening will include an appearance by skateboarding legend Tony Alva and performances by Tomorrows Bad Seeds and His Eyes Have Fangs, starting at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10, at the […]

 Kevin Cody

Beach wheels: VW’s 2019 Atlas SEL R-Line a solid family hauler

Beach wheels: VW’s 2019 Atlas SEL R-Line a solid family hauler

The Volkswagen 2019 Atlas SEL R-Line sports utility vehicle delivers uncompromised comfort and driving capability.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Medieval times: bestiaries on view

Medieval times: bestiaries on view

Animals lessons, animal lore “Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World” at the Getty by Bondo Wyszpolski To get us on the right track, and to convince the reader that this truly is a fine exhibition, we’ll need to start by defining what it is. According to Elizabeth Morrison, senior curator of manuscripts […]

 Kevin Cody

Descendents bring South Bay punk to French heavy metal festival

Descendents bring South Bay punk to French heavy metal festival

The Descendents’ Milo Aukerman reminded French heavy metal fans of where punk music began by wearing a Hermosa Beach T-shirt during the Descendents’ performance Friday night at the Hellfest Summer Open Air concert in Clisson.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

South Bay arts calendar for June 20 to 26

South Bay arts calendar for June 20 to 26

Thursday, June 20 Wear comfortable shoes The fifth annual “El Segundo Art Walk” is taking place from 5 to 9 p.m. through downtown El Segundo and the ever-evolving Smoky Hollow neighborhood. Free. Among the highlights, the El Segundo Public Library is open so we can see Nanibah Chacon’s new “Portals of Memory” mural, and there’s […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

“The Central Park Five” – Spirited and gut-wrenching opera by Anthony Davis

“The Central Park Five” – Spirited and gut-wrenching opera by Anthony Davis

Tragedy and redemption in the poignant “Central Park Five” a stunning opera by Anthony Davis premieres in Long Beach by Bondo Wyszpolski Very few operas will get you fired up, but that’s what Anthony Davis set out to do with “The Central Park Five” and he’s succeeded. This riveting work, focused on the accusation, trial, […]

 Mark McDermott

Bringing it all back home

Bringing it all back home

David Benoit returns to El Camino College for a special night with Oleta Adams and the Asia American Youth Symphony Orchestra by Mark McDermott David Benoit’s first gig was at the Polynesian restaurant on the Redondo Beach Pier. It was 1971, and he was 16. He’d already been playing for a decade. His family’s piano […]