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Zeal Levin will perform May Tuesday,, May 19 via FacebookLive.. Photo courtesy of Zeal Levi

Music and other streaming events from throughout the South Bay. To be included in the Easy Reader/ streaming calendar, email details to Calendar at or post details at 

Thursday, May 14

Hermosa Brewing Company Live Music: Nick Shattuck. 7 p.m.

HBC has teamed up with HBEF and local musicians to live stream a different local artist each Thursday. Viewers will have the opportunity to donate directly to HBEF.

A fashionable happy hour. 7 p.m.

Veronica Torres and Kira Lingman stream live from Beach & Beverly. Co-hosted by Wicked+ and Bone by Dawn.

South Bay Jam rebroadcast. 8 p.m.

For the duration of the crisis, South Bay Jam will be broadcasting previously recorded shows each Thursday.

Student mental health. 1 p.m.

The Beach Cities Health District, in partnership with South Bay Families Connected, is launching the virtual “Talk About It,” a small Group Parent Workshop Series. This series will support families at home as they navigate distance learning and help create balance for students and parents. Thursday from 1 – 2 p.m. through the end of May. To register visit

Hermosa youth photo call
Local youth are invited to share photos they have taken in Hermosa. The Hermosa Beach Historical Society will exhibit the photos on their website. Deadline: Thursday, May 28. 

Submit photos to: 

Friday, May 15 

Happy Hour With Adam of The Lucky Ones. 5 p.m.

Happy hour every Friday with Adam of The Lucky Ones. Featuring original Lucky Ones Tunes released and un-releases and covers done in an original way.

Friday Night Live with Nate LaPointe. 7 p.m.

Every Friday night, Nate LaPointe of Cubensis and Barley broadcasts for two hours

Friday Night Live with Nate LaPointe. 7 p.m.

Every Friday night, Nate LaPointe of Cubensis and Barley broadcasts for two hours

Jeremy Buck, Live from the Chateau Motel. 8:15 p.m.

Performing live every Friday from the Chateau Motel recording Studios in Los Angeles

Creative Photo Academy: My Life in Sports Photography: 7 p.m.

Andrew D. Bernstein, 2018 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Curt Gowdy Award recipient and longtime NBA photographer, shares his insight on the world of sports photography. He has covered 38 NBA Finals and 37 All-Star Games as the longest tenured senior NBA photographer, as well as numerous other events including the World Series, Super Bowls, Olympics and Stanley Cup Finals.

Saturday, May 16

Experts on Pets in the Park. 11 a.m.

Hermosa Beach Friends of the Park present a Facebook live event. Pet parade, blessing of the animals, and “Ask the Experts” panel. Enter the photo and video contest. 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Free but please consider making a donation to support Friends of the Parks. Learn more at Facebook@Pets in the Park @ Home 2020

Shockboxx Gallery: Not an Art Fair. 6 p.m.

As has been the case with several recent calls, the competition was fierce and we wish we had room for more work in the gallery. If you are in, congratulations. If you missed making it, know that these large calls are always filled with stiff competition. Please reach out and keep submitting. #artshow #losangelesart

Live From Home with Olivia Pucci. 6:30

Every Wednesday and Saturday an evening of feel good music by Bose Pro Artist Olivia Pucci with the help of her fellow players. R and B, soul, 90s jams , hip hop grooves with a jazzy,

Latch Key Kid 7 p.m.

YouTube or 

Sunday, May 17 

Tour de Pier Fight and Flight. 10:15 a.m.  

The Tiger Squadron, a nine-member, precision flying team will fly their vintage war planes over the Manhattan Beach Pier in support of the 8th Annual Tour de Pier stationary cycle fundraiser for cancer research. The Tour de Pier was scheduled for Sunday May 17 at the Manhattan Pier, but has been postponed due to the pandemic. Before and after the flyover sports broadcaster Chris “Geeter” McGee will host “Fight and Flight” on Facebook Live and Zoom. The virtual show will feature Tour de Pier celebrity riders and supporters and honor cancer victims and survivors. Guest appearance by singer/songwriter Andy Grammer, whose “Don’t Give Up On Me” is the theme song for the film “Five Feet Apart.”

Donations will benefit the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research; the Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach and the Uncle Kory Foundation for Brain Cancer Research. Since the Tour de Pier’s debut in 2013, it has raised over $7 million for cancer research Donations: 

Streaming at, Zoom at

Retrofit Sunday Happy Hour. 3 p.m.

Retrofit is taking “Happy Hour” on the road the next few weeks, broadcasting live at 3 p.m. every Sunday from secret locations across the South Bay.

“Live From My Living Room” with Tatiana Erse. 6 p.m.

An hour with original songs by Tatiana Erse and covers. Brazilian and American music.

Monday, May 18

Families connect. 9:50 a.m.

Families Connected Parent Chat, presented in partnership Beach Cities Health District and South Bay Families Connected, is a free support group open to all parents. The session will be led by a licensed professional from the Thelma McMillen Center at Torrance Memorial Medical Center. To register and more information visit 

Tuesday, May 19

Zeal Levin. 6:30 p.m.

Facebook Live.

Q&A with director Barnabas Toth. 11 a.m.

“Those who remained” director Barnabas Toth will participate from his home in Budapest in a Zoom Q&A with members of the South Bay Film Society. Participants must have seen the film. To see the film visit To receive an invitation to the film email

Creative Photo Academy: From Fear to Flash with JC Carey. 1 p.m. 

Nikon’s JC Carey demystifies lighting so anyone with a basic understanding of camera functions can start producing more dynamic images immediately.

Manhattan Farmers’ Market reopens. 11 a.m.

Manhattan Beach Farmers Market has reopened. Spring crops, berries, cherries, citrus, avocados, fresh cut flowers, sustainably raised meats and seafood, dozens and dozens farm fresh eggs, locally pollinate honey, sprouted nuts nut butters, and lots more. New hours 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Market entrance will be at the corner of 13th and Morningside with cloth face coverings required for entry (cloth masks, bandanas, scarfs all work).  For information visit

Mental health, happiness. 2:30 p.m.

Join Beach Cities Health District for a new Mental Health and Happiness series. Learn your well-being through evidence-based practices to build resilience, feel more connected and be happier. Tuesday through May from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. with a discussion after from 1:30 – 2 p.m. To register and more information visit 

Wednesday, May 20

Keith Erickson (Spincycle Presents...) and Rich Sheldon (Rich Sheldon Music). 5:30 p.m.

perform via Facebook every Wednesday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m.; Spincycle hosts psychedelic Sundays at 4:20 p.m. with an opening artist, followed by Keith and Rich at 5:30 p.m.

Andy Hill & Renee Safier. 6 p.m.

Renee’s Facebook page. Also Sunday ton her Youtube  at 2 p.m. 

Manhattan Chamber coffee. 11:15 a.m.

Grab a cup of coffee and join the MB Chamber for an innovative presentation with the special guest Robyn Stein, Director of Business Development at BAMit. Stein will talk about tools that business owners can use to help market their business in our current economy. 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Free Zoom Conference. Register at learn. For questions call (310) 545-5313 or visit

Medicare 101 6:30 p.m.

Torrance Memorial IPA’s Medicare 101 is going virtual again this month. Turning 65? On a retiree Health Plan? Recently eligible for Medicare? Join the complimentary virtual Zoom meeting to learn about Medicare and the different types of insurance available. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Click on the link below to join the webinar and follow the prompts. Meeting ID: 944 3100 6168. Password: 156096. Call (310) 257-7239. 

Tuesday, May 26. 5 p.m.

Creative Photo Academy: Ami Vitale

National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale will offer key tips online for portraiture, how to work in difficult light, composition and landscapes and telling a cohesive story. Vitale’s photographs have been exhibited around the world in museums and galleries and published in almost every international magazine including National Geographic magazine. Offered by Creative Photo Academy/Paul’s Photo. 

Register by phone at (310) 375-7014, or online at ER

Ongoing online

Leadership Hermosa 2019 Projects

Discover Hermosa Art, Music & Culture Tour

Discover Hermosa Historic Landmarks Tour

Hermosa Beach Historical Museum Online Exhibits

Hermosa making history: Residents photos of the coronavirus pandemic

Going to the movies: The story of the Bijou Movie Theater

Illustrating History: Artwork by Hermosa Historian John Hales

Easy Reader photos: Since 2000

Hermosa on Spotify


Beach playlist, including Hermosa Parks and Rec’s Nick Shattuck Pandemic tune “The Curve

BCHD Virtual Exercise Classes

Unlimited access to all Center for Health & Fitness live virtual exercise classes for $22 in the month of May. Classes include yoga, pilates, boot camp and dance. Small Group Training is also available virtually for $12 per class. Free, on demand exercise classes are also available. ER


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