Universe Multicultural Film Festival Returns with World View on Cinema

Universe Multicultural Film Festival Returns with World View on Cinema

Universe Multicultural Film Festival’s annual celebration brings together cinephiles, filmmakers and artists to explore some of the most original features in world cinema this weekend up on the Promenade in Rolling Hills Estates. This year UMFF will screen 57 short films from 24 countries, 18 feature films from 10 countries and 12 screenplays from five […]

South Bay Weekend: Special Olympics World Games Benefits, Mustache Harbor, Film Festival, Anniversary Brew, Art on the Plaza, Opera Cinematic Series

South Bay Weekend: Special Olympics World Games Benefits, Mustache Harbor, Film Festival, Anniversary Brew, Art on the Plaza, Opera Cinematic Series

Many South Bay cities in and around the bubble have offered their services as Host Towns for upcoming Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles that take place around the city July 25th to August 2nd. The cities of El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach have been officially selected to participate in the […]

Art on the Lawn at Malaga Cove Plaza Returns

Art on the Lawn at Malaga Cove Plaza Returns

Spend an afternoon viewing local paintings, sculpture, and jewelry, and talk with the artists who made them on the lawn at Malaga Cove Plaza this Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. When you find that perfect painting, photograph, ceramic vase or piece of jewelry, you can purchase it with confidence knowing that it […]

Restaurant of the Month: Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Cue in Torrance

Restaurant of the Month: Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Cue in Torrance

Del Amo Mall in Torrance is undergoing a facelift from its 1980s contemporary suburban slumber to a more up-scale “lifestyle center” theme, soon to be anchored by newer shops and restaurants like Nordstom’s and Victoria Secret. The mighty myth of malls across America has not been financially prosperous this century with many being made into […]

8th Spyder Surf Fest Celebrates ‘Point Break’, Dennis Jarvis & Hermosa Beach’s Surf Roots

8th Spyder Surf Fest Celebrates ‘Point Break’, Dennis Jarvis & Hermosa Beach’s Surf Roots

The joy of surfing and the lucrative ideal of being a surf brand in the beach cities meet this Saturday in Hermosa Beach for the South Bay’s largest surf festival. The event acts as a gathering point between soulful and commercial by honoring surf industry brands, local businesses and some of the most influential names […]

South Bay Weekend: Modern Times, The Curious Savage, Drink & Draw, TAM, Lunafest & Sunday Funday

South Bay Weekend: Modern Times, The Curious Savage, Drink & Draw, TAM, Lunafest & Sunday Funday

If you quote lines from the movie “Point Break” in your sleep and before you gas up at CostCo, be sure and mark your smartphone for Friday April 3rd when Point Break Live! drops in on the Hermosa Beach Playhouse. Point Break Live! is a spoof of the 1991 blockbuster classic starring Patrick Swayze as […]

LUNAFEST, Award-Winning Short Films Return to Redondo Beach

LUNAFEST, Award-Winning Short Films Return to Redondo Beach

LUNAFEST, an award-winning, traveling film fest for women by women makes its ninth pilgrimage around the nation this year to at least 150 cities. Established in 2000 By LUNA, makers of the Whole Nutrition Bar for women, LUNAFEST is that rare grass-roots looking, corporate charity fixer that packages women’s issues, independent cinema, and local charities […]

South Bay Weekend: Halftoberfest, Hammerland DIPA, Marilyn Monroe, Remembering the Pontiac, Beach Clean Up, Treasure Hunt, Movie Under the Guns & More

South Bay Weekend: Halftoberfest, Hammerland DIPA, Marilyn Monroe, Remembering the Pontiac, Beach Clean Up, Treasure Hunt, Movie Under the Guns & More

So it’s the first day of spring and not many in the South Bay will notice a change in air pressure or degrees Fahrenheit, maybe a switch in dress colors from dark to white, but nothing really catchy indicates leaving winter behind around here, day or night. Don’t let the slow destruction of your NCAA […]