South Bay arts calendar for August 8 to 14
Yeah, yeah, and yeah
The Beatunes want to play Beatles songs from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Redondo Beach Pier, setting up behind Tony’s, 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach. Free. More at redondopier.com. Friday, August 9
A night out with the Bard
Shakespeare by the Sea is presenting “Henry V” at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach. The curtain drops at 7 p.m. Young King Henry V seeks to unite his beloved England. Will he succeed? Free; donations appreciated. (310) 217-7596 or go to shakespearebythesea.org.
A No Doubt tribute band performs at 9 p.m. in the Alpine Village Restaurant at Alpine Village, 833 W. Torrance Blvd, Torrance. General admission is $15, but it’s $25 for a VIP table. (310) 327-4384 or go to AlpineVillagecenter.com.
Saturday, August 10
“Flow,” an exhibition of fresh works by Brian Kingston, opens with a reception from 5 to 9 p.m. at Resin, 618 Cypress Ave., Hermosa Beach. The South Bay resident merges fine art, photography and mixed media design skills, and is inspired by “elements of sand+ocean+beach+lifestyle.” Also from Aug. 11 to 17, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (310) 713-0560 or visit resinhb.com.
Fun out of the sun
April’s Fools Comedy Improv Troupe presents “Improv, The Long & the Short” at 7:30 p.m. in the Second Story Theater, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. It’s comedy in the moment, and it’s directed by Sean Hannaway and Brady Whitehouse. Tickets, $10 general and $8 seniors. (310) 318-1705 or buy ‘em online at AprilsFoolsImprov.com.
Franks & Deans is a rock and roll rat pack tribute, which doesn’t include hot dogs, and it takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. behind Tony’s on the Redondo Beach Pier. Free. Condiments at redondopier.com.
Shop, drop, and hop
The Summer Music Series at Del Amo Fashion Center continues with a concert from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Outdoor Village. Free.
In the park, in the dark
Shakespeare by the Sea swiftly returns with the light-hearted “Comedy of Errors,” British farce in its earliest years. Showtimes’s at 7 p.m., and it’s free. Donations appreciated. (310) 217-7596 or go to shakespearebythesea.org.
On the bright side of life
The “Sum, Sum, Summertime” show, presented by the Artists’ Studio of Palos Verdes, opens with a reception from 3 to 6 p.m. at Winkworth Wealth Management, 27 Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates. (310) 791-5599.
Let him entertain you
Elijah Trujillo plays original and cover songs on solo electric guitar at 1 p.m. in the North Torrance Library, 3604 Artesia Blvd., Torrance. (310) 323-7200. ER