Entertainment calendar

Published on May 12th, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

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*** RLn Calendar of Events *** May 20 – June 4, 2016

ENTERTAINMENT

May 20
Hollywood Stones
Turns out you actually can get some sa-tis-fac-tion. Let Los Angeles’ premier Rolling Stones Tribute band treat you right all night long. That is, unless you’re not at least 21 years old.
Time: 9 p.m. May 20
Cost: $10
Details: (310) 324-4384 ext. 239
Venue: The Alpine Village, 833 Torrance Blvd., Torrance
May 21
Beth Rohde & Friends
An intimate evening of jazz standards with noted South Bay vocalist Beth Rohde, the Alex Smith Trio and friends including additional vocals by Jamey Schrick.
Time: 8 p.m. May 21
Cost: $20 to $120
Details: www.grandvision.org
Venue: 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro

May 21
Michael Sessions Sextet
Michael Sessions and his band play some good jazz. So, don’t forget to bring your ears.
Time: 9 p.m. May 21
Cost: $7
Details: (562) 522-8488; http://seabirdjazzloungelbc.com
Venue: Roscoe’s Seabird Lounge, 730 E. Broadway, Long Beach

May 28
Alphonse Mouzon
Enjoy a night of all-star jazz and funk.
Time: 9 to 11 p.m. May 28
Cost: $20 to $30
Details: (562) 432-5240
Venue: Roscoe’s Seabird Lounge, 730 E. Broadway, Long Beach

June 3
MOVE does Prince
Sometimes it snows in April. Prince left us too soon, but we can celebrate the music he left behind.
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 3
Cost: Free
Details: The First Friday Street Fair
Venue: EXPO Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach

Green Ashes – Bold Celtic Rock
Green Ashes burst into the LA Irish music scene in 2009, with a powerhouse take on classic Irish pub tunes. With depth, range, and brazen musicianship, the band’s music runs the gamut from fierce rebel songs to soulful ballads.
Time: 8 p.m., June 3
Cost: $20 to $120
Details: www.grandvision.org
Venue: 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro
June 5
San Pedro Ballet Presents: Dance through the Decades
The complete name of the San Pedro Ballet School’s annual summer recital is Dancing Through The Decades: A Magical Journey, and the students deliver on that commitment,performing  ballet, tap, jazz, modern and contemporary dance to take their audiences on a magical journey through the decades.
Time: 2 p.m. June 5
Cost: $20 to $25
Details: www.grandvision.org
Venue: 478 W. 6th St., San Pedro

COMMUNITY

May 21
Waves ‘N’ Wheels
Enjoy free Harbor boat tours at the Port of Los Angeles in Wilmington and San Pedro.
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 21
Cost: Free
Details: www.portoflosangeles.org
Venue 1: Banning’s Landing, 100 E. Water St., Wilmington
Venue 2: Downtown Harbor, 504 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro

May 21
Pet Parade
Dress up your little sailors and head to the Wilmington Waterfront Park.
Time: 9 to 10 a.m. May 21
Cost: Free
Details: www.portoflosangeles.org
Venue: Wilmington Waterfront Park, Berths 136-147, Wilmington

May 26
The Queen Mary’s 80th Anniversary Celebration
Launched on Scotland’s River Clyde in 1934, the most advanced passenger ship of the era endured more than two years ‘fitting out’ before her maiden voyage began on May 27, 1936. Come aboard and celebrate the Queen Mary’s 80th Maiden Voyage Anniversary.
Time: 6 p.m. May 26
Cost: $45
Details:  queenmary.com
Venue: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach

May 30
Tea by the Sea
Celebrate the beauty of San Pedro’s lighthouse and its accompanying gardens by having a cup of tea with friends and family.
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. May 30
Cost: Free
Venue: Point Fermin Lighthouse, 807 W. Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro
June 3
From Sewers to Sanddabs
Dr. Jeff Armstrong, Environmental Supervisor, Orange County Sanitation District-Ocean Monitoring Program will profile department’s monitoring of treated wastewater that gets released into the ocean at Huntington and Newport Beaches and discuss their water reclamation efforts.
Time: 7 to 9 p.m. June 3
Cost: Free
Details: www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org.
Venue: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro

June 4
Steinfest
Steinfest is coming back in June with Festmeister Hans & Fräulein Gretel beer.
Time: 8 p.m. June 4
Cost: Free
Details: www.alpinevillagecenter.com
Venue: The Alpine Village, 833 Torrance Blvd, Torrance

LB Vegan Food & Music Festival
This festival is a free for all ages, all vegan outdoor festival with live music throughout the day. It will feature food trucks, food booths, activities and a cruelty-free market place.
Time: 11a.m. to 7p.m. June 4
Cost: Free
Details: lbveganfest.com
Venue: 295 E. Shoreline Drive, Long Beach

THEATER

May 28
Lysistrata
Lust, power struggles, and loyalty test both genders in this raucous trip into the past, proving some issues never change.  Well, in ancient Greece, a young lady named Lysistrata devises a plan to do just that.  Her solution?  Withhold the one thing men care about more than killing the enemy – sex.
Time: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays; runs through May 28
Cost: $27
Details: http://www.lbplayhouse.org/show/lysistrata
Venue: Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach

 

May 20
The Boy Friend
San Pedro youth theatre company, The Troupe, presents a revival of the 1954 musical comedy that was Julie Andrews’ American stage debut; The Boy Friend.  Set at Mme. Dubonnet’s School for Young Ladies in the carefree world of the French Riviera, The Boy Friend is a comic pastiche of 1920s-era musicals.
Time:  2 p.m. May 21 and 22
Cost: $25 to $40
Details: www.troupescoop.com
Venue: Warner Grand Theatre, 478 W. 6th St., San Pedro

ARTS

Surface Tension
In May, Michael Stearns Studio 347 presents artist John Hillis Sanders in an exhibition titled Surface Tension.
John Hillis Sanders’ original works reflect his movement within mediums spawned by necessity and concept. The work continues to grow and alter using space as inspiration. Sanders’ recent work is about using paint to develop a surface of color, tension, and texture on steel.
Time: 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays through May 21
Cost: Free
Details: (562) 400-0544; http://johnhillissanders.com
Venue: Michael Sterns Studio, 347 W. 7th St., San Pedro

El Camino Student Show 2016
The show features works by art and photo department students, in all media including: painting, drawing, digital media, sculpture, ceramics, design, photography, jewelry and printmaking.
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 12 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 660-3010
Venue: El Camino Art Gallery, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance

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