Harbor Currents: ENTERTAINMENT April 23, 2013

  • 04/23/2013
  • Terelle Jerricks

April 26
Friday Night Blues with Bernie Pearl Trio
The Bernie Pearl Trio will play Alvas Showroom, from 7:30 to 11 p.m. April 26, as part of the Friday Night Blues series.
The trio features Pearl on guitar and slide guitar, and his rhythm section of the past 25 years.
Details: (800) 403-3447; www.alvasshowroom.com
Venue: Alvas Showroom
Location: 1414 W. 8th St., San Pedro

April 27
Youth Symposium
Councilman Dee Andrews, Long Beach Advocates For Change and Helpline Youth Counseling are hosting a symposium for the youth, from 12 to 3 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Long Beach.
This free symposium was created to support our local youth so that they can be more efficient and empowered. There will be several free services offered including mentoring, employment, free medical coverage, training opportunities, as well as leadership opportunities.
Details: (562) 570-6816
Venue: Martin Luther King Jr. Park
Location: 1950 Lemon Ave., Long Beach
April 27
80s Party
You show me a man that doesn’t enjoy a good themed party and I’ll show you the bold face of a liar.
That’s why GaLIC of UTLA will be presenting an 80s party that features music from our favorite era, starting at 4 p.m. April 27, at Club Ripples in Long Beach.
Proceeds will benefit GaLIC of UTLA Stonewall Scholarship Fund.
Venue: Club Ripples
Location: 5101 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach
April 27
Black and White Bash
The San Pedro City Ballet, presents the Black and White Bash, April 27, at Michael’s Tuscany Room in San Pedro.
Details: (310) 732-1861
Michael’s Tuscany Room
Location: 470 W. 7th St., San Pedro
April 28
Zedashe, Zhena in Concert
Zedashe Ensemble will perform with Zhena Folk Chorus, at 3 p.m. April 28 , at the Croatian Cultural Center in San Pedro.
Get ready for exciting singers, dancers, musicians and traditional costumes. Tickets are $20.
Details: (310) 833-3690; www.zedashe.org
Venue: Croatian Cultural Center
Location: 510 W. 7th St., San Pedro

April 28
Pacific Trio
The Pacific Trio will perform, starting at 4 p.m. April 28, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Manhattan Beach.
Founded in 1979, the renowned Pacific Trio has played more than 1,000 concerts in the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Details: (310) 316-5574; www.PalosVerdes.com/TLCmusic/
Venue: Trinity Lutheran Church
Location: 1340 11th St., Manhattan Beach
May 3
Frictional is playing at 8 p.m. May 3, at Alvas Showroom.
Frictional plays music that combines elements from a wide range of musical influences from Punk to Jazz, Blues to Fusion. Suggested donation is $20.
Details: (800) 403-3447; www.alvasshowroom.com
Venue: Alvas Showroom
Location: 1414 W. 8th St., San Pedro

May 11
Annual West Coast BBQ Classic
The Queen Mary hosts the Annual West Coast BBQ Classic on May 11, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Top BBQ Pitmasters from around the country will compete for the opportunity to be selected as the winner of the People’s Choice Award. This event will feature live bands, a bar, a merchant’s market, a children’s obstacle course and an adult lawn area featuring a giant beer pong table. Tickets are $10 online and $15 at the door. BBQ tasting tickets are $2 each and parking is $10 with event validation.
Details: (562) 499-1771; www.queenmary.com
Venue: Queen Mary
Location: 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach

May 11
35th Anniversary Concert Gala
The 35th Anniversary Concert Gala takes place on May 11, at 8 p.m. The Concert Gala Anniversary commemorates a performance at the Hollywood Bowl, that took place in 1963. With all of the composers only being asked to collaborate this once, the composers conducted their own music in front of a crowd of 10,000 people. Ticket prices range between $30 and $60.
Details: (310) 433-8774; www.grandvision.org
Venue: Warner Grand Theatre
Location: 478 W. 6th St., San Pedro

May 18
LGB2NETWORK presents Play@MAYA.3, from 12 to 6 p.m. May 18, the Hotel Maya in Long Beach.
Celebrate Long Beach Pride with afternoon full of music, food, cocktails, sexy boys and girls and fun. Tickets start at $35.
Details: www.brownpapertickets.com
Venue: Hotel Maya
Location: 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach

May 18
Long Beach Pride will be presenting Fantasia, May 18, at the Main Stage in Long Beach.
Details: www.LongBeachPride.com
May 18
Manny Lehman, Ryan Kennedy
Queen Mary’s Poseidon Dance Party is hosting DJ superstars Manny Lehman and Ryan Kennedy, starting at 9 p.m. May 18, at the Queen Mary in Long Beach.
Lehman and Kenney will set the floor on fire with party anthems, and the latest club hits as guests celebrate under the stars while a choreographed laser show cuts through the night sky.
For those who want to stay and play the Queen Mary is extending special room rates beginning at $139.
Details: queenmary.com
Venue: Queen Mary
Location: 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach

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