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Sarah Svetlana at ShockBoxx Gallery

Sarah Svetlana at ShockBoxx Gallery

секретный сад [Secret Garden] A solo show by Sarah Svetlana by Bondo Wyszpolski We can routinely count on ShockBoxx in Hermosa Beach to present us with intriguing and evocative shows, and they’ve got one opening up this weekend. But it’s not just “any show” or “another show,” but one which gallery owner Mike Collins feels […]

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South Bay Arts Calendar: 3/5 – 3/11

South Bay Arts Calendar: 3/5 – 3/11

Thursday, March 5 Remember when? “Going to the Movies: The Story of the Bijou Theater” is an exhibition presented by the Hermosa Beach Museum, 710 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, that documents not only downtown Hermosa’s former movie palace, but its days when it opened as the Metropolitan and later when it was The Cove. The […]

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Michelangelo draws us to the Getty

Michelangelo draws us to the Getty

The wellsprings of creation “Michelangelo: Mind of a Master” by Bondo Wyszpolski A few years ago, in his global survey of art from its earliest moments to the present, Julian Bell stated, referring, of course, to Michelangelo: “Never before or since has so much in art revolved around a single personality.” On the face of […]

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Alive and well at the Palos Verdes Art Center

Alive and well at the Palos Verdes Art Center

When you’ve been handed the keys to the kingdom Daniela Saxa-Kaneko is the interim executive director of the Palos Verdes Art Center by Bondo Wyszpolski It’s not quite a changing of the guard, but almost. When Joe Baker left the Palos Verdes Art Center there was the inevitable speculation as to who would be hired […]

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Heard the rumors about Surf City Theatre?

Heard the rumors about Surf City Theatre?

They’re having an affair in Hermosa Beach Neil Simon’s “Rumors” is onstage at Surf City Theatre through March 8 (a review) by Bondo Wyszpolski The party’s about to get started, or is it? Charlie Brock and his wife Myra are commemorating their 10th wedding anniversary and the first couple to arrive, Chris Gorman (Marquel Skinner-Rogers) […]

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South Bay arts calendar from 2/27 to 3/4

South Bay arts calendar from 2/27 to 3/4

Thursday, February 27 A diverse repertoire The Rawlins Piano Trio, with violinist Ioana Galu, cellist Sonja Kraus, and pianist Susan Keith Gray, performs standard works to new and undiscovered pieces, and they’re playing at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Theatre at El Camino College, Crenshaw and Redondo Beach boulevards, Torrance. The program includes works by […]

 Neely Swanson

“D. Wade: Life Unexpected” – And well-lived [MOVIE REVIEW]

“D. Wade: Life Unexpected” – And well-lived [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson “D. Wade: Life Unexpected” is a documentary directed, filmed, and produced about the life of Dwyane Wade by his friend Bob Metelus for ESPN. Very much in the cinema verité style, Matelus was fortunate to have access to home movies and videos from Wade’s early years, as well as exciting footage from […]

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Rock music icons: They provided our visual soundtrack

Rock music icons: They provided our visual soundtrack

El Segundo Public Library hosted a conversation with John Van Hamersveld and Henry Diltz