Markus Carlton Jams Jazz, Blues

  • 10/14/2016
  • Reporters Desk

ENTERTAINMENT
Oct. 15
Markus Carlton
Markus Carlton is a lifelong musician who has worn out many guitars playing gigs, writing and recording. He will entertain you with new material, and jazz and blues standards.
Time: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 832-0363; whaleandale.com
Venue: The Whale & Ale, 327 W. 7th St., San Pedro

Oct. 15
Wolfgang Schalk Quartet
Alva’s Showroom is excited to celebrate the release of guitarist Wolfgang Schalk’s highly
acclaimed new album From Here to There, showcasing fresh material penned by Schalk.
Following the groovy remix of his gem The Second Third Man featuring 13-time Grammy
winner Michael Brecker, this collaborative tour de force brings the listener on a swinging
spiritual journey.
Time: 8 p.m. Oct. 15
Cost: $20
Details: (310) 519-1314; www.alvasshowroom.com
Venue: Alvas Showroom, 1417 W. 8th St., San Pedro

Oct. 20
Barry Anthony & the Whalers
Come for the art, stay for the food every first and third Thursday at The Whale & Ale. Sponge Bob composer Barry Anthony headlines an authentic New Orleans jazz band.
Time: 7 p.m. Oct. 20
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 832-0363; whaleandale.com
Venue: The Whale & Ale, 327 W. 7th St., San Pedro

Oct. 22
Judy Wexler
Jazz meets the Summer of Love when Judy Wexler play with Back to the Garden at Alvas Showroom.
Time: 8 p.m. Oct. 22
Cost: $20
Details: (310) 519-1314; www.alvasshowroom.com
Venue: Alvas Showroom, 1417 W. 8th St., San Pedro

Oct. 23
The Richard Sherman Trio
The Richard Sherman Trio is a piano, bass, and drums trio with humor by Richard Sherman and and vocals by Grammy winning vocalist Bili Redd.
Time: 4 p.m. Oct. 23
Cost: $25
Details: (310) 519-1314; www.alvasshowroom.com
Venue: Alvas Showroom, 1417 W. 8th St., San Pedro

Oct. 23    
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly returns to the Grand Annex.  At the ripe old age of 24, this straight ahead jazz phenomenon and vocalist has released 10 albums, headlined more than 700 shows in 30 countries and recorded or performed with notable musicians like Dave Brubeck, Wynton Marsalis and Harry Connick, Jr.
Time: 6 p.m. Oct. 23
Cost: $25 to $50
Details: (310) 833-4813; www.grandannex.org
Venue: Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro

THEATER
Oct. 21

Our World 33
See Chuck like you’ve never seen him before in a one man inspirational play, called Our World 33. Written by Larry Heimgartner and Chuck Alvarez, Our World 33 is part of a series of original plays by Heimgartner called The Our World Project. The plays deal with problems that young people are facing today, such as, HIV, women’s rights and sexual identity.
Time: 8 p.m. Oct. 21
Cost: $20
Details: (310) 519-1314; www.alvasshowroom.com
Venue: Alvas Showroom, 1417 W. 8th St., San Pedro

Oct. 22
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Opening its 88th Mainstage Season, the Long Beach Playhouse will present The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by F. Andrew Leslie. The production is directed by Mitchell Nunn.
Time: 8 p.m. Fri and Sat, and 2 p.m. Sun through Oct. 22
Cost: $14 to $24
Details: www.lbplayhouse.org
Venue: Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach

Oct. 23
Flight                         
Flight, is a sequel to The Little Prince, a story about learning to see with the heart and finding the courage to fly. In Flight, three acrobats morph into cactuses, waves, and far-off islands allowing the audience to discover a classic tale like they’ve never imagined.
Time: 7 p.m. through Oct. 23
Cost: $16 to $20
Details: www.GoCurbside.com/Press
Venue: Flight Theatre, 1439 Roycroft, Long Beach

Continuing
Shipwrecked!
The amazing adventures of Louis De Rougemont (as told by himself) by Donald Margulies. This is an adventure tale of the high seas from a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.
Time: Through Nov. 6
Cost: $30 to $35
Details: http://tinyurl.com/Shipwreck-ICT
Venue: International City Theatre, 300 E Ocean Blvd., Long Beach

FILM
Oct. 15
Playing Lecuona
The stunning documentary film that explores Cuban pianist and composer Ernesto Lecuona’s influence through the lens of three of the maestro’s most well-known jazz pianist descendants: Chucho Valdés, son of renowned bandleader and composer Bebo Valdés; Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Cuban from the generation after Chucho; and the Dominican Michel Camilo.
Time: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15
Cost: $10 to $45
Details: http://spiffest.org/lecuona
Venue: Warner Grand Theatre, 478 W. 6th St., San Pedro

Oct. 21
Zootopia
See the quirky Disney movie Zootopia with the entire family. This animated family film features Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, and Idris Elba.
Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 732-3508; lawaterfront@portla.org
Venue: Downtown Harbor, 504 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro

Oct. 26
The Curiosity Connection
The Sierra Club is privileged to present Bob Caplan’s latest creative effort, “The Curiosity Connection” consisting of two films Secrets and Curious Dogs.   Both films deal with the theme, curiosity is good, especially the kind that leads to caring about and exploring our planet.
Time: 7 p.m. Oct. 26
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 383-5247
Venue: Palos Verdes Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates

ARTS
Oct. 19
Artist’s Talk at Harbor College
Artists Merwin Belin and Dennis Reed discuss their current exhibition, ALLEGORY for the Present, at Los Angeles Harbor College Fine Arts Gallery. Merwin Belin creates work from reconstructed newspaper front pages to text/image reassignments to impoverished original assemblages, his work is consistently witty, irreverent, spare, and often elegant.
Time: 1 p.m. Oct. 19
Cost: Free
Venue: Los Angeles Harbor College, Fine Arts Gallery, 1111 Figueroa Place., Wilmington

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Anchor, by Gil Mares

Oct. 20
Artist’s Talk with Photographer Gil Mares
Photographer Gil Mars has built a national reputation capturing hauntingly beautiful images of ships passing through the Los Angeles Harbor. Mares will discuss his career, his influences and techniques.
Time: 7 p.m. Oct. 20
Cost: Free
Venue: Michael Stearns Studio 347, 347 W. 7th St,, San Pedro

Oct. 23
Landslide
Landslide: Slips in Time, Place and Identity is grouping of solo and two-person exhibitions exploring the mysterious ways in which place can function as a porthole to other moments both real and imagined. The artists interweave fantasy and historical narrative to disrupt habitual patterns of moving through landscapes. The title references actual landslides and their impact on Coastal San Pedro, notably the 2011 landslide near White Point Nature preserve, where site-specific works will be installed the day of the exhibition’s opening.
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 12 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Oct. 23.
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 519-0936; www.angelsgateart.org
Venue: Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro

Continuing
On Being Blue
TransVagrant and Gallery 478 are pleased to present On Being Blue: Recent Works by Jay McCafferty. McCafferty has been creating works of art by focusing rays of sunlight on its points of intersection for more than three decades. Working intuitively over various grounds – all shades, all hues, all blues – the artist is engaged in a complex mapping of imagination.
The exhibition will open with an artist’s reception, from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 8.
Dates: Through Dec. 10
Details: (310) 600-4873, (310) 732-2150.
Venue: TransVagrant and Gallery 478, 478 W. 7th St., San Pedro

Continuing
Mark V. Lord: L.A. Noir
Since 1999, Mark V. Lord has plied his trade as a professional screenwriter in New York and Los Angeles, while maintaining a mostly private practice as a photographer.  L.A. Noir is Lord’s first solo exhibition. Lord’s evocative images function as imaginary movie stills documenting an Los Angeles noir film that never was.
Time: Through Dec. 31
Cost: Free
Details: http://pvartcenter.org
Venue: Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 West Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes

COMMUNITY
Oct. 15
Static Salon Casino Night
Help support WomenShelter of Long Beach at this evening of game and fun.
Time: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 15
Cost: $20
Details: (562) 430-5100
Venue: Static Salon, 2310 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach

Oct. 22
Spirits of the Drum Barracks
Hear about the spirits of the Drum Barracks as you take a candlelight tour through the residence. Enjoy apple cider, holiday treats, tarot card readings, and fireside Civil War stories. Space is limited. Advanced ticket purchase is required. Deadline is Oct. 15.
Time: Tour times are 6:30, 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m. Oct. 22
Cost: $13 to $20
Details: www.banningmuseum.org
Venue: Drum Barracks Civil War Museum, 1052 N. Banning Blvd., Wilmington

Oct. 22
Wake at the Gate
Angels Gate Cultural Center will host a wacky, tongue-in-cheek Victorian Wake themed fundraiser to support the arts. Join a cast of artists and arts advocates for a fun, gothic celebration of life and joie de vivre, unlike any other fundraiser you’ve seen.
Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 22
Cost: $40 to $100
Details: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2567916
Venue: Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro

Oct. 22
5th Annual Festa Block Party
Celebrate Italian culture at the 5th Annual Festa, block party and pasta dinner. The event includes free activities, food, music performances and a car show.
Time: 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 22
Cost: Free
Details: http://tinyurl.com/Italian-Culture-Block-Party
Venue: Weymouth Corners, 1453 W. 8th St., San Pedro

Oct. 26
Join Little Squirts
Little Squirts is offered for 2 to 4 year-olds participating with their parent(s) or guardian(s). Cabrillo Marine Aquarium’s Little Squirts will have fun while learning about the ocean on four consecutive Wednesdays. Pre-registration is required; deadline to register is Oct. 26.
Time: 1:30 to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 through 23
Cost: $30
Details: (310) 548-7562; www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org.
Venue: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro

Oct. 29
Oktober Fest at Alpine Village2016-mug-designc-vector3small
It’s never too early to start planning Oktoberfest. Be a part of the Southern California’s longest running Oktober festival with live band Happy Franconians. The event is for guests 21 years old and older only. Bring your own stein: (Glass or easily shattered material not permitted.). Parking is free.
Time: 6 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. through Oct. 29
Cost: $12 to $60
Details: www.alpinevillagecenter.com
Venue:  The Alpine Village, 833 W. Torrance Blvd., Torrance

Oct. 29
Halloween Pet Parade
Celebrate Halloween on the San Pedro side of the Los Angeles Waterfront. First, kick off the day with a Halloween-themed Pet Parade from 10 to 11 a.m. Then,  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy Happy Harbor Halloween, a free, family-friendly event that features a costume parade, music, puppets, arts and crafts, face painting, games, reptiles and fun.
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Oct. 29
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 732-3508;  lawaterfront@portla.org
Venue: Downtown Harbor, 504 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro

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