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 way to La Brea Avenue for a 9-inch Stretch Chili Dog with cheese and onions anymore.
Below are a list of South Bay Events happening this weekend.
An Evening of Music & Discussion with Guitar Legend Wayne Kramer : Friday, October 7, 2016 – 6:30 PM The 5th Annual San Pedro International Film Festival proudly welcomes an evening with incendiary guitarist Wayne Kramer and wife Margaret Saadi Kramer as they discuss not only the MC5, and music for film, but especially their charity Jail Guitar Doors (co-founded w/legendary UK troubadour Billy Bragg). JGD finds people who work in prisons — including San Pedro’s infamous Terminal Island Prison — and provides them instruments for rehabilitation. The Kramers also talk about juggling work and family life. This intimate night concludes with a musical performance, and is hosted by veteran music critic Steve Hochman of KPCC. Co-presented by Girl Rock Ltd. Location: The Space, 624 S. Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA 90731. www.spiffest.org
Beach Cities Roller Derby Game: Redondo Riots v. Long Beach Banshees: Friday, October 7, 2016 – 7:00 PM – Close Both teams are undefeated so far this season! Come check out the last game before the 2016 Championships! October is Breast Cancer awareness month, so on behalf of featured charity, Barbells for Boobs, who help thousands of people access early breast cancer screenings, Friday’s theme is 50s PIN UP. Come dolled up! Halftime Show will be a demonstration from Barbells for Boobs as well as a PIN UP contest with prizes from the Moxi Skate Shop for the top 3 raddest looking fans. All happening at the Longshoreman Memorial Hall, 231 w C street, Wimington CA. more info
Theatre Lovers Conservatory presents The Ladder Plays: Friday, October 7, 2016 – Saturday, October 8, 2016 – 8:00 PM Theatre Lovers Conservatory Presents: The Ladder Plays by Lisa Soland. The newly formed Theatre Lovers Conservatory presents The Ladder Plays written by Lisa Soland, a series of one-acts in which each vignette features one or more ladders as part of the minimal set. The show will take place in Hermosa’s Community Theatre (aka the Hermosa Beach Playhouse) on Pier Ave. Oct 7, 8, 14, 15 at 8pm. more info
Power of Art 2016: Friday, October 7, 2016 – Sunday, October 9, 2016 – Various Redondo Beach Art Group invites the pubic to its 11th annual art exhibition: The Power of Art 2016 on October 7,8 & 9 at the MA Center in Redondo Beach. One night and two days of art! Admission is free to the public and the Gala Opening is Friday October 7 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. On Saturday the exhibition is open from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Highlights include a gift gallery, food trucks, silent auction, workshops, children’s Projects & more. The Ma Center is located at 128 S Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.
The 10th Annual Great Hermosa Beach Glass Pumpkin Patch: Saturday, October 8, 2016 – Sunday, October 9, 2016 – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Come support Glass House Studio by purchasing a locally made glass fall item. Hundreds of beautifully crafted individual glass pumpkins made right here in Hermosa Beach. Pumpkins will be on display along with other glass items. Some proceeds go to the Hermosa Art Foundation to further their goals. Location: 710 Pier Ave. Hermosa Beach 90254 (Corner of Pier Ave. & PCH); price range of pieces: $35 and up depending on form.
Yoga & Beer Saturday at The Dudes’ Brewing Co : Saturday, October 8, 2016 – 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Take part in a 60-minute all-level yoga class to detoxify your body, followed up with a retoxifying and refreshing Dudes’ brew of your choice. Instructor, Samantha Wyman of SOHO Yoga, will lead a rocking yoga class to invigorate, strengthen and restore your body. Class will be held in a casual setting inside the brewery. Stick around after class and enjoy a pint or tasting flight of your choice from The Dude’s Brewing Co. Location: 1840 W 208th St, Torrance, CA 90501. more info
South Bay Oktoberfest: Saturday, October 8, 2016 – 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM South Bay Oktoberfest offer guests the opportunity to enjoy beers from over a dozen local craft breweries, as well as some fine wines and liquors (for those who choose VIP status). And have no fear – there will be Oktoberfest-like seating (perfect for flip cup), amazing food from local vendors, and music from DJ Quasar and Joe’s Band. Brews from the likes of Rob Rubens Distilling & Brewing, The Strand, Bootlegger’s Brewery, Mission Brewery, Spaten, Abita on tap at South Bay Oktoberfest. The Bay Club Redondo will host this event, which offers amazing views of the Redondo Beach Marina. tickets
7th Annual Taste of the Pier, King Harbor & Waterfront: Sunday, October 9, 2016 – 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM The Redondo Pier and King Harbor Associations are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Taste of The Pier, King Harbor & Waterfront. The event is this Sunday October 9th and will include restaurants along the entire Redondo Beach waterfront. Visitors can enjoy a variety of small bites, live music and family fun while touring the pier, international boardwalk, and marinas throughout King Harbor during this event. Each restaurant will feature a different menu item and non-food retailers will offer other discounts and items in support of the Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Tasting tickets can be purchased on-site at the event and used at any of the participating restaurants. www.redondopier.com