Valentine’s Day Concert

  • 02/09/2017
  • Terelle Jerricks

ENTERTAINMENT

Feb. 10
Adrian Marcel
Adrian Marcel picks up the torch for Oakland and timeless rhythm and blues on his debut mixtape, 7 Days of Weak.
Time: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10
Cost: $20 to $200
Details: www.solvenue.com/event/1395582-adrian-marcel-carson
Venue: SOL Venue, 313 E. Carson St., Carson

Feb. 11
A Special Evening of Music for Friends and Lovers

Treat someone special to a truly memorable Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a delicious dinner followed by a seductive concert experience featuring the smooth stylings of some of today’s top contemporary musicians.
Time: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11
Cost: $70 to $175
Details: (562) 424-0013; www.rainbowpromotions.com
Venue: Terrace Theater, Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach

Feb. 11
Willie Watson
Watson, formerly of Old Crow Medicine Show is a leading pioneer in the renaissance of traditional and old-time music.
Time:  8 p.m. Feb. 11
Cost: $25 to $60
Details: www.grandvision.org
Venue: Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro

Feb. 12
Stars of Tomorrow
This top international ensemble of advanced students from the renowned USC Thornton School of Music was selected by Director of Chamber Music Karen Dreyfus and coached by Professor of Violin and Chamber Music Lina Bahn.
Time: 2 p.m. Feb. 12
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 316-5574
Venue: Rolling Hills United Methodist Church, 26438 Crenshaw Blvd., Rolling Hills Estates

Feb. 12
Lockout Station
Drawing upon flamenco and jazz-fusion influences as well as the avant-garde, Lockout Station uses complex harmonies, difficult grooves and winding melodies to evoke impressions of strange and other-worldliness.
Time: 4 p.m. Feb. 12
Cost: $20
Details: http://alvasshowroom.com
Venue: 1417 W. 8th St., San Pedro

THEATER

Feb. 10
Best of the Show
The Best of the Best is an emotional journey through all production themes previously explored previously by Long Beach Community Theater. Themes included parenthood, childhood, the beauty of scars, love & heartbreak, motherhood, fatherhood and forgotten keepsakes and misplaced memories.
Time:
Cost: $20
Details: longbeachcommunitytheater.com, lbplayhouse.org
Venue: Long Beach Playhouse, Studio Theatre, 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach

Feb. 10
Evita
Musical Theatre West presents Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical masterpiece Evita.  The seven-time Tony Award-winning musical captivated audiences with Eva Peron’s passionate and unforgettable true story of her meteoric rise to become Argentina’s champion of the poor and most influential first lady.
Time: 8 p.m. Feb. 10 through 12, 17 and 18, and 23 through 25, 1 p.m. Feb. 12, 19 and 26, 2 p.m. Feb. 18 and 25, and 6 p.m. Feb. 19
Cost: $20
Details: (562) 856-1999, ext. 4; www.musical.org
Venue: Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 E. Atherton St., Long Beach,

Feb. 11
A Murder is Announced
The Long Beach Playhouse is pleased to present the Agatha Christie classic, A Murder is Announced in its Mainstage Theatre. In Christie style, the play takes place in a house with several occupants.
Time: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, through Feb. 11
Cost: $14 to $20
Details: (562) 494-1014; www.lbplayhouse.org
Venue: Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach

Ongoing
Romeo and Juliet Rehearsals
You are invited to Elysium for each and every Romeo and Juliet rehearsal.
Time:  6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays, until March 31
Cost: Free
Details: www.fearlessartists.org/box-office-1
Venue: Elysium, 729 S. Palos Verdes St., San Pedro

FILM

Feb. 11
Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts
Enjoy live action short films at your local theater.
Time: 7 p.m. Feb. 11
Cost: $10
Details: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2714274
Venue: Warner Grand Theatre, 478 W. 6th St., San Pedro

Feb. 13
Finding Joseph I

Finding Joseph I is a feature documentary chronicling the eccentric life and struggles of punk rock reggae singer, Paul “HR” Hudson, a.k.a. Joseph I. The charismatic frontman’s energetic and explosive live performances helped pioneer hardcore punk rock with the Bad Brains, one of the most influential bands to rise out of the 1980’s.
Time: 8 p.m. Feb. 13
Cost: $8.50 to $11.50
Details: www.arttheatrelongbeach.org/our-films
Venue:  Art Theatre Long Beach, 2025 E. 4th St., Long Beach

ARTS

Feb. 7
Heated Exchange
Heated Exchange, curated by artist Reni Gower, features the seductive surface, luminous color, and ethereal image layering unique to the encaustic medium. Each artist approaches the process from a distinct perspective that may incorporate scraping, burning, burnishing, incising, dipping, dyeing, or pouring, as well as painting, printmaking, drawing, collage, sculpture, or installation. The exhibit opens Feb. 7
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, through March 9
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 243-3334
Venue: CSU Dominguez Hills University Art Gallery, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson

Feb. 12
Dreamland: A Frank Romero Retrospective

A comprehensive retrospective exhibition of work by legendary Los Angeles artist Frank Romero, encompassing more than 50 years of the artist’s career. Dreamland: A Frank Romero Retrospective is the first solo exhibition of a Chicano artist at MOLAA.  It explores the confluence of American pop culture, Latin American heritage and the Chicano experience.
Date: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Feb. 12  through May 17
Cost: $7 to $10
Details: molaa.org
Venue: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach

March 12
Significant Otherness, Sea/Saw
Experience Significant Otherness and Sea/Saw two interesting exhibits at Angels Gate Cultural Center.
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 12 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through March 12
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 519-0936; www.angelsgateart.org
Venue: Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro

April 9
Frank Brothers: The Store That Modernized Modern
The exhibition relates the story of Southern California’s largest and most prominent mid-century retailer of modern furniture and design. Based in Long Beach from 1938–1982, Frank Bros. embodied the optimistic post-war ethos of the American consumer.
Date: 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, through April 9
Cost: Free
Details: csulb.edu/org/uam
Venue: California State University Long Beach, University Art Museum, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach

COMMUNITY

Feb. 11
Romantic Tours
Since Rancho Los Cerritos was built in 1844, it has been the site of great love stories. Visitors will be able to hear these stories firsthand, as costumed interpreters portray former Rancho residents.
Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 11
Cost: $20
Details: (562) 206-2053
Venue: Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Road, Long Beach

Feb. 12<
Designing Gardens for Succulents

Panayoti Kelaidis program is “Designing Gardens for Succulents.” As Head Curator of the Denver Botanical Garden, Kelaidis is considered one of the premier practitioners of the art and science of alpine rock gardening. In this program he will describe how to build and maintain these works of art, especially crevice garden designs using drought-tolerant succulents.
Time: 1 p.m. Feb. 12
Cost: Free
Details: southcoastcss.org
Venue: South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula

Feb. 18
Why Native Plants?
Come learn how San Pedro’s native plants support local biodiversity and deal with drought. Attendees may purchase native plants and walk through a demonstration garden.
Time: 1:30 p.m. Feb. 18
Cost: Free
Details:  (310) 541-7613; www.pvplc.org/_events/WhitePointWorkshopRSVP.asp
Venue: White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro