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South Bay art calendar for Sept. 13 to 19

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The Velvet Frogs, a barbershop quartet, performs at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Friends of the Library Room of the El Segundo Public Library, El Segundo. The group performs “old songs” in the “old style” reminiscent of the early 1960s. (310) 524-2728 or go to eslib.org

Thursday, September 13
Young Picasso, you listening?
Are you a local artist or art student looking to exhibit your work to a wide audience? Palos Verdes Library District is accepting applications for the annual Community Art Show through Sept. 30. Open to all artists. All media is eligible. Visit pvld.org/artinourlibrary and fill out the online application or pick up an entry form at any PVLD library. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Rd. Rolling Hills Estates. Opening reception Saturday, Nov. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. Questions? Call Ketzie Diaz at (310) 377-9584 ext. 230, or go to artinourlibrary@pvld.org.

The ACE Trio, with clarinetist Ryan Glass, flautist Shannon Canchola, and pianist Jason Stoll, plays Saturday at 3 p.m. in the First Lutheran Church and School in Torrance. Free; donations welcomed. (310) 316-5574

Saturday, September 15
Missed it, or see it again?
The closing reception for “Indivisible,” featuring such artists as Tricia Strickfaden, Paul Roustan, and Sara Carli, runs from 4 to 9 p.m. at Resin Gallery, 618 Cypress Ave., Hermosa Beach. (310) 713-0560 or visit resinhb.com.

Picture these pictures
“Imagine” opens with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. at Artlife Gallery, 720C S. Allied Way, Plaza El Segundo, in El Segundo. The show goes through Sept. 30 and features, among others, work by Melody Brown, Larry Lubow, Rhonna Del Rio, and Nicolas Kolesnikov. It’s an artistic salute to the end of summer. (310) 938-2511.

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Touch them and find out
The Velvet Frogs, a barbershop quartet, performs at 2 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room of the El Segundo Public Library, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. The group performs “old songs” in the “old style” reminiscent of the early 1960s. (310) 524-2728 or go to eslib.org.

Returning, year after year
The Richard Sherman Trio performs at 7 p.m. in the James Armstrong Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, in their annual benefit jazz concert for Seaside Community Church of Christ. Tickets, $25. Questions, tickets, call (310) 375-4441.

Their name means perfection
The ACE Trio, with clarinetist Ryan Glass, flautist Shannon Canchola, and pianist Jason Stoll, plays at 3 p.m. in the First Lutheran Church and School, 2900 W. Carson St., Torrance. The eclectic program features compositions by Adrienne Albert, Judd Greenstein, Astor Piazzolla, Oliver Davis, Russell Peterson, and Guillaume Connesson. Free; donations welcomed. (310) 316-5574.

“Remember the Music,” the annual roots music festival benefiting Alzheimer’s disease research, takes place on Saturday from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Ernie Howlett Park in Rolling Hills Estates. The event features Honey County (pictured) and Gethen Jenkins. Tickets $15 and up. General admission lawn seating, VIP tents, food trucks, craft beer vendors, children activities, and more. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets available at Eventbrite/Remember the Music 2018

“Traces,” being recent photographs by French-American photographer Guillaume Zuili, is on view through Oct. 27 at Gallery 478, located at 478 W. Seventh St., San Pedro. Hours, Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. (310) 732-2150

Music to the rescue
“Remember the Music” is an annual roots music festival benefiting Alzheimer’s disease research, taking place from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Ernie Howlett Park, 25851 Hawthorne Blvd., Rolling Hills Estates. The event features Honey County and Gethen Jenkins. Tickets $15 and up. General admission lawn seating, VIP tents, food trucks, craft beer vendors, children activities, and more. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets available at Eventbrite/Remember the Music 2018.

Into another world
The “Super Dimension Convention” (originally the Macross World Convention) takes place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. It’s an annual celebration of all things “Macross.” Tickets, $20, $17, $13. To learn more, go to SuperDimensionCon.com.

Tuesday, September 18
Dipping into a good book
Senior librarian Erin Schoonover leads a discussion of “Sing, Unburied, Sing” by Jesmyn Ward from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Redondo Beach Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach. Free. Read the book or just come by to listen. (310) 318-0675 or go to redondo.org/library.

Wednesday, September 19
Can you figure it out?
The movie “Clue” is being shown at 10:30 a.m. in the Katy Geissert Civic Center Library. It’s free. (310) 618-5959 or go to Library.TorranceCA.Gov. ER

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