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South Bay arts calendar for March 15 to 20

South Bay arts calendar for March 15 to 20

Friday, March 15 From the creator of “Hamilton” The El Camino College Theatre Department presents “In the Heights,” with music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, plus 3 p.m. on Sunday, in the school’s Campus Theatre, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance. Also plays March 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, and 31. Directed […]

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South Bay arts calendar for March 7 to 13

South Bay arts calendar for March 7 to 13

Thursday, March 7 When the clock’s ticking Sunita Puri, author of “That Good Night” (about life and medicine in the eleventh hour), discusses her book at 7 p.m. at {pages} a bookstore, 904 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach. Admission to the event includes a copy of the book and is $32.04 (which includes a $2.04 service […]

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South Bay arts calendar: Feb. 28-March 6

South Bay arts calendar: Feb. 28-March 6

Friday, March 1 Seductive sounds Trio Ondine, with Boglárka Kiss on flute, Alison Bjorkedal on harp, and Alma Lisa Fernandez on viola, perform at 12:15 p.m. in the First Lutheran Church and School, 2900 W. Carson St., Torrance. Free; donations appreciated. (310) 316-5574. Latin pop songstress Gina Chavez blends the sounds of the Americas with […]

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South Bay arts calendar for Feb. 21 to 27

South Bay arts calendar for Feb. 21 to 27

Thursday, February 21 Tea and gravestones “The Cemetery Club,” written by Ivan Menchell and directed by James Rice, opens at 8 p.m. at Little Fish Theatre, 777 Centre St., San Pedro. Much of the cast has been seen in Hermosa Beach and Torrance productions. The play explores enduring friendships and the power of love after […]

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South Bay arts calendar for Feb. 14 to 20

South Bay arts calendar for Feb. 14 to 20

Thursday, February 14 Puppy love The Torrance Theatre Company has been presenting “Sylvia,” about a couple, Greg and Kate, and a dog named Sylvia that enters their lives. Jealousy jumps up onto the couch. Directed by Jim Hormel, it plays Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and then closes Sunday at 2 p.m. There’s also […]

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South Bay arts calendar for Feb. 7 to 13

South Bay arts calendar for Feb. 7 to 13

Thursday, February 7 Underdog specialist “Smudge” is comprised by portraits created by Tom Bolema that he created from photocopied inmate worker IDs printed ten to a page and displayed at the Education Officer’s workstation. For this exhibition they’ve been digitized and modified. The artist provokes viewers to share his concerns over prison conditions and to […]

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South Bay arts calendar: Jan. 31 to Feb. 6

South Bay arts calendar: Jan. 31 to Feb. 6

Thursday, January 31 A swell conversation Michael Scott Moore talks about the “History of Surf” during a happy hour (6 to 8 p.m.) presentation at the Hermosa Beach Museum, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. For this talk the museum is teaming up with the South Bay Boardriders Club. Admission, free for HBHS members and $10 […]

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South Bay arts calendar from Jan. 24 to 30

South Bay arts calendar from Jan. 24 to 30

Thursday, January 24 Break on through “Pierce the Veil,” a trans-dimensional art exhibit by Jonmar, is open on Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closes Saturday with a bon voyage reception from 4 to 9 p.m. The show features over a dozen interactive paintings that come to life via iphones and […]

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South Bay arts calendar for Jan. 17 to 23

South Bay arts calendar for Jan. 17 to 23

Friday, January 18 No passports required “Musical Travel through Europe and Asia” is the title of the Beach Cities Symphony concert, taking place at 8 p.m. in Marsee Auditorium at El Camino College, Crenshaw and Redondo Beach boulevards, Torrance. The program includes Borodin’s “In the Steppes of Central Asia” (with an accompanying visual presentation), Rachmaninoff’s […]

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South Bay Arts Calendar for Jan. 10 to 16

South Bay Arts Calendar for Jan. 10 to 16

Thursday, January 10 The tastiest fruit “Pick of the Vine 2019” opens at 8 p.m. in Little Fish Theatre, 777 S. Centre St., San Pedro. This yearly event features nine short plays, culled from 800 submissions from around the world. Always the best theater experience to begin the new year. Additional performances on most Fridays, […]

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South Bay arts calendar for Jan. 3 to 9

South Bay arts calendar for Jan. 3 to 9

Thursday, January 3 They go hand in hand “Love and Chaos,” new painting by Michael Stearns, goes on display this evening (Thursday) in the Michael Stearns Studio, located in The Loft, 401 S. Mesa Ave., San Pedro. The artist’s reception is on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. Through Feb. 23. Friday, January […]

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South Bay arts calendar for Dec. 27 – Jan. 2

South Bay arts calendar for Dec. 27 – Jan. 2

Saturday, December 29 Tuning up Preparing for the big night two days hence, Abrakadabra performs its “Pre-New Year’s Eve” show at 8 p.m. in Suzy’s Bar & Grill, 1141 Aviation Blvd., Hermosa Beach. They’ll play originals and covers: Latin, pop, jazz with vocals, instrumentals, and so on. No cover. (310) 379-6171. Sunday, December 30 Her […]

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South Bay arts calendar from 12/20-12/26

South Bay arts calendar from 12/20-12/26

Saturday, December 22 Dreaming a land of magic “The Nutcracker,” presented by Dance West Dance Studio/Metropolitan Ballet Company, comes to life at 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, in the James Armstrong Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. Tickets, $19.50 and $17.50. Call (310) 781-7171 or email michaeljohnmelton@gmail.com. Sunday, December 23 It […]

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South Bay arts calendar for Dec. 13 to 19

South Bay arts calendar for Dec. 13 to 19

Thursday, December 13 From Torrance to Bayreuth The annual fall Opera Workshop takes place at 8 p.m. in the Campus Theatre at El Camino College, Crenshaw and Redondo Beach boulevards, Torrance. It features scenes from popular operas and musicals sung by top-performing students, and is directed by Kevin Blickfeldt. Tickets, $10. Call (800) 832-ARTS or […]

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South Bay arts calendar for Dec. 6 to 12

South Bay arts calendar for Dec. 6 to 12

Thursday, December 6 Get up and shake it The El Camino College Dance Department presents its annual “Choreography Showcase” at 1 and 6 p.m. in the Campus Theatre, located at Crenshaw and Redondo Beach boulevards, Torrance. These are beginning and intermediate choreography students. A variety of dance styles will be performed. For tickets, call (800) […]

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