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South Bay Weekend: Glass Pumpkins, The 105 IPA, Dirty Old Wedge the Movie, The Wolf Man, Oktoberfest, Hungry Hearts 5k, World Famous Pumpkin Race, Salome & More

Halloween lands on a Monday this year, which means nothing to most kids as the concept of free candy and mischief don’t require a day off, not so for adults. Next Friday and Saturday night is the best time-slot for grown-ups, party people, and walking dead to masquerade, costume and… Read more »

There is always a mixed bag of nocturnal events set to terrorize the South Bay when Halloween comes to town and this weekend looks horribly spooky with adult sized Halloween parties and special events for trick or treaters. Have a terrifying weekend! Below are a list of horrific South Bay… Read more »

It’s the last weekend to see what’s happening at the 5th San Pedro International Film Festival, and there’s still a robust menu of cinema to digest through Sunday. Surf Tribes: Evolution of Surfing, a documentary short that captures an idyllic surfing California landscape before the tide of commercialism arose features… Read more »

For the second consecutive year, the South Bay will showcase area artists and support local service projects with a dynamic community event, Rejoice in Art! Fine Art Fair and Exhibition, scheduled for October 14-15 at Riviera UMC (375 Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach). The free public event features 30 artists… Read more »

The South Bay palate scored a taste of Hollywood this week when Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance officially welcomed an LA classic, Pink’s Hot Dogs, to one of their Patio Cafe spots. The bubble gets a little smaller with the arrival of Pink’s, no need to journey all the… Read more »

Tucked neatly against the bustle of Sepulveda Boulevard in Torrance sits at least ten acres of naturally preserved wetlands ready for anybody to explore. The Madrona Marsh represents one of Southern California’s last remaining vernal wetlands and is constantly teeming with wildlife. It has been managed and conserved with the… Read more »

(Below information edited from press release.) The Redondo Beach Lobster Festival returns to Seaside Lagoon 6:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, 12:00 noon to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. The 21st rendition of RBLFF weaves together the bounty of Maine lobster, craft… Read more »

Heal the Bay organizes the 32nd annual Coastal Clean Up Day throughout the South Bay and Los Angeles County in partnership with the California Coastal Commission this Saturday September 17. It’s part of a global effort where tens of thousands of pick-up artists link up for one morning to remove… Read more »

The Manhattan Beach Art Center recently opened a wonderful exhibit featuring the works of Southern California graphic & illustrative artist John Van Hamersveld. He was inducted to the Surfing Walk of Fame in 2014 for his contribution to the look and feel of modern day surf culture. He will be… Read more »

Labor Day Weekend signals your last chance to boogie on down sea-side and listen to the last summer round of free concerts on the Redondo Pier. Redondo Pier’s Summer of Music plugs-in for its final concert of the season Saturday night 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday rockabilly guitarist and… Read more »

(Below information provided by press release from LA Fleet Week™) SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Aug. 29, 2016 – So many things to do, so little time. This Labor Day weekend’s LA Fleet Week™ is a free, family-fun event with activities for just about everyone. Whether a military buff or science… Read more »

New restaurant Restoration Kitchen & Wine officially opened their doors on Marcelina Avenue in Old Town Torrance yesterday and are open for business (evening hours only). Hopefully they enable a new trend of successful restaurants willing to take the plunge into Old Town Torrance. It’s a sleepy environment to plant… Read more »

Hermosa Beach Historical Society presents premiere of surf film “Chasing El Nino” Friday night at the Hermosa Beach Community center as part of Surfers Walk of Fame celebration. The film documents larger than average winters swells that canvassed beach city breaks from The Avenues in Redondo beach all the way… Read more »

With the spirit of Aloha in mind, Barry Hatchett’s 10th Annual Beach Shorts Film Fest returns to Hermosa Beach Community Center this Saturday August 20th. Basically, the Beach Shorts Film Fest is an event where a large line-up of local filmmakers get a chance to screen their own cinematic interpretations… Read more »

Another installation of ADM’s After Hours series continues featuring some roller derby action Thursday August 11th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’ event showcases the positive vibrations of competitive and recreational roller skating when Long Beach phenoms The Moxi Girls stop by the Automobile Driving Museum… Read more »