“Beauty and the Beast” – neither Cocteau nor Disney (a review) by Bondo Wyszpolski Despite their timeless appeal, fairy tales are not set in stone and can be recast from one generation to another. “Beauty and the Beast” has been one of our favorites, and cinematically no version holds a candle to Jean Cocteau’s “La […]
Arts and entertainment calendar for the South Bay.
Release of Louis Zamperini biopic is “extremely rewarding” for Torrance Tornado’s family and home Matthew Baer stood at the front of a packed theater beside Torrance Mayor Pat Furey, siblings Luke and Cynthia Zamperini, patiently waiting his turn to speak as Furey warmed up the crowd. In a few minutes, he was handed the […]
Release of Louis Zamperini biopic is “extremely rewarding” for Torrance Tornado’s family and home Matthew Baer stood at the front of a packed theater beside Torrance Mayor Pat Furey, siblings Luke and Cynthia Zamperini, patiently waiting his turn to speak as Furey warmed up the crowd. In a few minutes, he was handed the microphone, […]
Beach Cities entertainment calendar highlighting this weekend’s best events in food, art and music.
A young blind woman is alone at home and a couple of gangsters have broken in. Unaware of what it contains, Susy Hendrix has a doll filled with illicit drugs. Can she hide? Will the bad guys find her? And what will happen to her when they do? Frederick Knott’s “Wait Until Dark” is a […]
Books, beers stage, art and eats-events in the South Bay this weekend and beyond.
Thursday 25 MEXICAN MUSIC WITH TENOR Mariano Altieri presents Concierto Del Tenor Mariano Altieri in the James Armstrong Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. For tickets call 310-623-2210 or 310-980-3845. Friday 26 LOBSTER FESTIVAL The 19th Annual Lobster festival also offers Angus steaks, live music, a mechanical bull, swimming and stand-up paddling in the […]
Thursday, September 11 SEMINAR Free educational seminar at Custom Design & Construction’s Design and Inspiration Center from 6 p.m., at 2001 E. Mariposa Avenue, El Segundo. Space is limited, RSVP at 310-815-4815 or online at CustomDesign.com/Remodeling-Seminars. THEATRICAL READING MAD Productions; Gene Dotson, Al Han, and Jody Mortara present 110 Stories by Sarah Tuft. A theatrical reading, […]
Your weekly guide to music, theater and arts events in the South Bay.
thursday 28th MUSIC Eric Lindell plays Saint Rocke: Northern California boy turned Louisiana bluesman Eric Lindell heads back to Hermosa Beach on Thursday after a couple of years away. The guitarist, singer and songwriter blends the influences of his West Coast musical adolescence with the soul of New Orleans sounds to create rock that he […]
Thursday the 14th THEATER “Oswald – The Actual Interrogation”: This play by Dennis Richards re-enacts the cat-and-mouse interview of Lee Harvey Oswald in the hours after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Directed by Stephanie Coltrin, it runs Wednesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 4 at Little Fish Theatre, 777 Centre St., San Pedro. Information: […]
Thursday the 31st MUSIC The Swing Kings: You’ll sway and be persuaded by their music, performed lived from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Redondo Beach Pier, 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach. And then come back on Saturday to hear the roots/soul music of Justin Hopkins. Information: RedondoPier.com. REMEMBRANCE Louis Zamperini – Celebration of Life: […]
Thursday the 24th THEATER “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”: Presented by the Aerospace Players, this humorous play, which is set in ancient Rome, is performed tonight through Saturday at 8 p.m. in the James Armstrong Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. Tickets, $24; $22. Information: (310) 781-7171 or go to […]
Thursday the 17th A FESTIVE OCCASION Third Thursday in the Village: It’s something of a street fair atmosphere, with participating shops staying open until 8 p.m. in Riviera Village, Redondo Beach, and with live music at various locations, and even poets on street corners. Information: (310) 791-7104. MUSIC Jack Dani’s ‘90s Rock Revue: This 1990s […]