Harbor Currents: ENTERTAINMENT Jan. 17, 2013

  • 01/17/2013
  • Terelle Jerricks

Jan. 19
Monster Ball
The Center Long Beach’s Mentoring Youth Through Empowerment program presents the 3rd Annual Monster Ball, from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 19.
This event will feature a live disc jockey, dancing, games, great raffle prizes and a drag show. The event is open to all high school aged youth (valid student ID required), Monster Ball is a great opportunity for LGBTQ youth and their friends to hang out in a safe and supportive environment, have some fun, and just be themselves.
Details: (562) 434-4455
Venue: The Center
Location: 2017 E. 4th St., Long Beach

Jan. 19
Joe La Barbera Quintet
The Joe La Barbera Quintet will be performing, at 8 p.m. Jan. 19, at Alvas Showroom in San Pedro.
La Barbera is regarded by his peers as a tasteful, musical drummer and a supportive accompanist. Suggested donation is $20.
Details: (800) 403-3447; www.alvasshowroom.com
Venue: Alvas Showroom
Location:  1417 W. 8th St., San Pedro

Jan. 20
Continuum
The Continuum will be performing, at 4 p.m. Jan. 20, at Alvas Showroom in San Pedro.
The local yokels have been making their own brand of fusion since 1987.  Suggested donation is $15.
Details: (800) 403-3447; www.alvasshowroom.com
Venue: Alvas Showroom
Location:  1417 W. 8th St., San Pedro

Jan. 20
Oh Morning Star
Come to the annual Hymn Festival, starting at 4 p.m. Jan. 20, at Trinity Lutheran Church.
Leader Michael Burkhardt is known for his creative hymn improvisations and his work with children.
Details: (310) 316-5574; www.PalosVerdes.com/TLCmusic
Venue: Trinity Lutheran Church
Location: 1340 11th St., Manhattan Beach

Jan. 25
Bongo Fury Remixed
Harvelle’s will be showing Bongo Fury Remixed, Jan. 25, at 9:30 p.m. Nobody under the age of 21 will be allowed and a two-drink minimum purchase will be required from all those attending. Ticket prices will range from $10 to $50. Tickets can be purchased by going online at the website below.
Details:
(562) 239-3700; http://longbeach.harvelles.com/
Venue:
Harvelle’s Long Beach
Location:
201 E. Broadway, Long Beach

The Fabulous Esquires Big Band
The People’s Yoga Health and Dance will host the Fabulous Esquires Big Band, Jan. 25, starting at 7 p.m. The band will be giving lessons until 8 p.m. The performance will take place after the lessons. Refreshment will be served on the house, and tickets will cost $25 at the door and $15 if you pay in advance.
Details:
(310) 547-2348; http://www.peoplesyogaandhealth.com/
Venue:
People’s Yoga Health and Dance
Location:
365 W. 6th St., San Pedro

Jeff Hamilton Trio
The Jeff Hamilton Trio will be performing, at 8 p.m. Jan. 25, at Alvas Showroom in San Pedro.
Originality is what versatile drummer Jeff Hamilton brings to the groups he performs with and is one of the reasons why he is constantly in demand, whether he is recording or performing with his trio, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, and countless others.
Suggested donation is $30.
Details:
(800) 403-3447; www.alvasshowroom.com
Venue:
Alvas Showroom
Location:  
1417 W. 8th St., San Pedro

Jan. 26
American Monster
Harvelle’s will be hosting American Monster Burlesque and Blues Show, Jan. 26, at 9:30 p.m. Nobody under the age of 21 will be allowed, for there is a 2 drink minimum purchase required. Tickets will range anywhere from $10 to $50. For further information and how to order, visit the website below.
Details:
(562) 239-3700; http://longbeach.harvelles.com/
Venue:
Harvelle’s Long Beach
Location:
201 E. Broadway, Long Beach

La Charanga Cubana
The Grand Annex Theatre presents La Charanga Cubana,  Jan. 26, at 8:30 p.m. La Charanga is a Cuban dance musical delivering old-style Cuban music. This ensemble will be featuring vocals, violin, flute, congas, trumpet and timbales, performed in the classic Charanga style. Tickets will cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. VIP seating will cost $28 in advance and $35 at the door. This includes VIP seating and one bar ticket with any purchase of a VIP ticket.
Details:
(310) 833-4813; www.grandvision.org
Venue:
Grand Annex Theatre
Location:
434 W. 6th St., San Pedro

Aristocrats
The Aristocrats will be performing, at 8 p.m. Jan. 26 and at 5 p.m. Jan. 27, at Alvas Showroom in San Pedro.
The Aristocrats blow the supergroup stereotype to bits, thrilling audiences and fans around the world in the process.
Details:
(800) 403-3447; www.alvasshowroom.com
Venue:
Alvas Showroom
Location:  
1417 W. 8th St., San Pedro

Jan. 27
Philip Glass’ Fall of the House of Usher
The Long Beach Opera presents to you, at the Warner Grand Theatre, Philip Glass’ Fall of the House of Usher, Jan. 27, at 2 p.m. As one of Edgar Allan Poe’s most unsettling stories, Fall of the House of Usher, explores a time where it is best to confront your fears and nightmares, and also deduct the fine line between reality and your imagination. Phillip Glass’ music provides an eerie sound for this journey. Tickets range anywhere from $29 to $160, proportional to your seating.  
Details:
(310) 548-2493; www.grandvision.org
Venue:
Warner Grand Theatre
Location:
434 W. 6th St., San Pedro

 

 

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