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 Jessie Lee Cederblom

ES art – Art Walk’s end

ES art – Art Walk’s end

at least for now

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Betye Saar’s clocks are still ticking at 93

Betye Saar’s clocks are still ticking at 93

I’m in Love With the Sad One in the Corner “Betye Saar: Call and Response” on view at LACMA by Bondo Wyszpolski It’s evident that in the L.A. arts community Betye Saar is a living legend. Now 93 years old, Saar’s work is in the permanent collections of over 80 museums. She’s currently being honored […]

 Kevin Cody

Live Wire scores second Battle of the Bands victory, in Manhattan Beach

Live Wire scores second Battle of the Bands victory, in Manhattan Beach

Live Wire, a recently formed, South Bay band that takes its name from a Motley Crew song, won its second Battle of the Bands in as many months on Saturday, when it placed first in a competition to perform at the upcoming Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Play the game like your life depends on it, because it does

Play the game like your life depends on it, because it does

Trial and error “The Deadly Game” opens Saturday at Surf City Theatre in Hermosa Beach by Bondo Wyszpolski I would think that if your last name is Trapp, you’d be a little more careful about falling into one. But Howard Trapp (Jeremy Krasovic) clearly doesn’t know the first thing about not tempting fate. Surf City […]

 Mark McDermott

Tales of the Magic Uke: The Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival celebrates the four-string wonder 

Tales of the Magic Uke: The Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival celebrates the four-string wonder 

The Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival celebrates the four-string wonder The Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival celebrates the four-string wonder  by Mark McDermott  Nobody knew how the instrument ended up on the top shelf of a bookcase at the Beloff family’s summer home in Connecticut. In fact, until that day in 1991 when his father-in-law happened […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

South Bay arts calendar for Sept. 19 to 25

South Bay arts calendar for Sept. 19 to 25

Thursday, September 19 When rock came of age The Hermosa Beach Historical Society and Museum presents local author Don Jung, author of “Rockin’ Through Troubled Waters,” as he discusses “West Coast Music in the South Bay during the ‘60s and ‘70s” from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Hermosa Beach Museum, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa […]

 Judy Rae

Artist Lance Richlin – Matter and Spirit

Artist Lance Richlin – Matter and Spirit

“In the 1970s, you could make art about anything, and there were no limits. Today, people love to censor art.” — artist Lance Richlin

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Bent for surf at an early age

Bent for surf at an early age

Brian Bent traces his surf art and hotrods to growing up behind the Greg Noll surf shop in Hermosa Beach by Bondo Wyszpolski When I arrived at Brian Bent’s home in San Juan Capistrano, he was putting the finishing touches to his painting of the old Jacobs Surfboards shop in Hermosa Beach, one of several […]