Easy Reader Staff

Earthquake beach – When will the Big One strike here?

As massive earthquakes strike Haiti and Chile, and cautious officials issue tsunami advisories even on our own local shores, the question resurfaces: When will the Big One strike here? Top seismologists warn that a great quake, one measuring 7.5 or greater on the Richter scale, is sure to one day shake Southern California with a […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Tracey Weiss challenges viewers to confront assumptions about art

“It’s kind of ironic,” says Tracey Weiss. “I started as a painter, I discovered ceramics, and now I make ceramic sculptures of paintings. I’ve come full-circle.” This is going to sound a little confusing at first, but bear with me. There’s a big payoff at the end. “I’m letting ceramics pose as paintings so they’re […]

 Mark McDermott

The Wedding Storyteller


Photographer Amy Theilig does more than photograph weddings. She tells their story.

 Kevin Cody

CLOSBC’s new production: a tail-wagging experience


The Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities (CLOSBC) is offering a tribute to the furry beasts, tonight through Feb. 28. “Bark! The Musical” is Executive Producer James Blackman’s unspoken revenge on an Andrew Lloyd Webber show that portrayed a different breed of four-legged foot warmers.

 Mark McDermott

“Politically Incorrect” in Hermosa


Comedian Bill Maher appears at the Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach this week.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Colorful art by Sasha Marie Barnard is on view Saturday in Manhattan Beach

Colorful art by Sasha Marie Barnard is on view Saturday in Manhattan Beach

“The shining light of angels empowers me to see revealed mastery in every texture, shape or form that I encounter… God’s light energizes me so that I may inspire others.”

 Bondo Wyszpolski

“Drawings by Rembrandt and His Pupils: Telling the Difference”

“Drawings by Rembrandt and His Pupils: Telling the Difference”

 Mark McDermott

Taking down the walls

Saint Rocke makes history as the first music venue to stream its shows live worldwide via the Internet

 Mark McDermott

Books: glamorous models, actresses, socialites

E-013 (Horst) Babe Paley 2If you placed Twiggy or Penelope Tree in one palm and The World in Vogue in the other, the latter would be heavier. There are some 300 photographs in this large-format, glossy book, culled from the past few decades of Vogue magazine, and it not only contains an A-list of models and actresses and socialites, but an impressive array of photographers.

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