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South Bay arts calendar: April 25 to May 1

South Bay arts calendar: April 25 to May 1

Friday, April 26 Drowsy, but he knows his music “The Drowsy Chaperone,” presented by the Mira Costa Drama/Tech Department, opens at 7:30 p.m. in the Mira Costa High School Auditorium, 1401 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach. This is the musical comedy that’s a send-up of the Jazz Age musical, and it won a handful of Tony […]

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South Bay arts calendar for April 4 to 10

South Bay arts calendar for April 4 to 10

Thursday, April 4 Coming up daisies Taylor Jenkins Reid talks about her new book, “Daisy Jones and the Six,” at 7 p.m. in Pages, 904 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach. Live music. (310) 318-0900 or go to pagesabookstore.com. When this goes with that “Seven Boxes & Six Curiosities,” assemblages by James Preston Allen, are on view […]

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South Bay art listings: March 29 to April 3

South Bay art listings: March 29 to April 3

Friday, March 29 Strike up the band The Beach Cities Symphony, conducted by Barry Brisk, presents “Melodic Moments,” the third concert (of four) in its 69th season, and it takes place at 8 p.m. in Marsee Auditorium at El Camino College, Crenshaw and Redondo Beach boulevards, Torrance. The program includes Beethoven’s “Egmont” overture by Beethoven, […]

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South Bay arts calendar for March 21 – 27

South Bay arts calendar for March 21 – 27

Friday, March 22 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 29, 30, and 31. Directed by Bill Georges […]

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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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