Call Kristina Smith (310) 918-8650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to place your meeting/event info here for free. (Last updated 10/7/14)
Thursday, October 9
Barry Anthony and the New Orleans Wailers
Authentic New Orleans jazz headlined by ASCAP award-winning Sponge Bob composer Barry Anthony. The Whale and Ale British Restaurant and Gastropub, 327 W. 7th St., Downtown. 310-832-0363, www.WhaleAndAle.com
Friday, October 10
A San Pedro Arts Association event with refreshments, entertainment, and art. Ports O’ Call Gallery, Berth 77, Building P18, Ports O’ Call Village, LA Waterfront
San Pedro International Film Festival
Presenting documentaries, features, short films, and student films from around the world that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives. Times and locations vary. www.spiffest.org
Also, Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12
Richard Sherman Trio
Pianist Richard Sherman is joined by Grammy Award winner Bili Redd. Alva's Showroom, 1417 W. 8th St., Weymouth Corner. www.AlvasShowroom.com
10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Reggae. San Pedro Brewing Company, 331 W. 6th St., Downtown. 310-831-5663, www.SanPedroBrewing.com. $3 cover
Merging old school bluegrass, gospel, jug-band, swamp blues, and hot swing of the 1930s for spicy roots music. Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th St., Downtown. 310-833-4813, www.GrandVision.org. $20/$25/$30
Saturday, October 11
Ada Hancock Maritime Disaster of 1863
A special lecture on the most tragic loss of life to take place in Los Angeles Harbor. Historic Stagecoach Barn, Banning Museum, 401 E. M St., Wilmington. 310-548-2005, www.BanningMuseum.org. $5, free for Friends of Banning Museum members
Acoustic guitar, upbeat, rocking, and soulful R&B, plus hundreds of outstanding craft vendors and more. CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles, 112 E. 22nd St., LA Waterfront. 310-732-1270, www.CRAFTEDPortLA.com
Family Sunset Sail
Haul a line or sit back and watch the sunset from the deck of one of Los Angeles’ official Tall Ships. Departs from Ports O’ Call Village. Los Angeles Maritime Institute. 310-833-6055, www.lamitopsail.org. $50/$25
United For a Cause Music Festival
Featuring Rick Jamnesia, The Mad Latins, Jimmy Espinosa, Billy Foster, Donald Bell, Norman Carter, Jimmy Sincerely, LadeeDred, Cleveland Jones, Dew Drops, MC Life, Randy Medina, and DJ Looney. Marina Seafood Restaurant, 1050 Nagoya Way, LA Waterfront. 310-547-5362, email@example.com.
Matt Gordy Sextet with Andrea Miller
LA-based drummer/percussionist Matt Gordy with vocalist Andrea Miller. Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th St., Downtown. 310-833-4813, www.GrandVision.org. $20/$25/$30
Dirty Birdy and Karl on Keys
10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Live music. San Pedro Brewing Company, 331 W. 6th St., Downtown. 310-831-5663, www.SanPedroBrewing.com. $3 cover
Sunday, October 12
Sustainable Seafood Expo
Learn how the fish on your dish should be caught or farmed and how you can lessen the impact on the marine environment by making savvy seafood choices. Presented by Friends of the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles, 112 E. 22nd St., LA Waterfront. 310-548-7562, ext. 211, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, October 14
The Equation of Life Screening
A Bully Prevention Awareness Event featuring the educational film directed by 12-year-old Gerry Orz. Warner Grand Theatre, 478 W 6th St., Downtown. Tickets at KidsResource.bpt.me, cash only at the door. $10
Thursday, October 16-20
Circus Vargas Magikaria!
Circus under a big top. Ports O’ Call Village, LA Waterfront. www.CircusVargas.com
Thursday, October 16, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 17, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, October 18, 1, 4, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, October 19, 1, 4, 7:30 p.m.; Monday, October 20, 7 p.m.
Friday, October 17
Straight-ahead jazz sax. Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th St., Downtown. 310-833-4813, www.GrandVision.org. $20/$25/$30
10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Rock. San Pedro Brewing Company, 331 W. 6th St., Downtown. 310-831-5663, www.SanPedroBrewing.com. $3 cover
Saturday, October 18
The Pt. Fermin Lighthouse is transformed into an eerie place for trick-or-treaters. Decorate a Jack O’ Lantern and trick-or-treat bag. Pt. Fermin Lighthouse, 807 W. Paseo del Mar, Peninsula. Make reservations at 310-241-0612. $15 per family
Little Joe’s Birthday Celebration
Grammy-winning godfather of tejano, norteño, and Latin music and his band La Familia celebrate his 74th birthday with a concert of Mexican music, country, and blues. Warner Grand Theatre, 478 W 6th St., Downtown. TonyJaramillo47@yahoo.com. $50/$70
The Alex Smith Group Pay Tribute to Jazz Pianist Paul Smith
A night of jazz standards and stories paying tribute to Alex’s wel-known grandfather. Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th St., Downtown. 310-833-4813, www.GrandVision.org. $20/$25/$30
Sunday, October 19
Autumn Sea Fair
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Celebrate the bounty of the sea with fun in the sun games and hometown spirit. Exhibits, demonstrations, contests. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M White Dr., Cabrillo Beach. 310-548-7562, www.CabrilloMarineAquarium.org
The Living Landscapes of Terranea Walk
A one-hour hike exploring the lush history of plants around the Terranea resort and why they were chosen for the property
Looking at Tinseltown Walking Tour
A one-hour hike exploring the Hollywood History of Terranea Resort and the surrounding areas. Meet at the concierge desk in the main lobby. Terranea Resort, 100 Terranea Way Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, Peninsula. 310-265-2851, www.Terranea.com
Open Mic Nite
Mike Rivero emcees all talent—music, poetry, comedy. Off The Vine, 491 W. 6th St. #103, Downtown (except First Thursdays, but stop by then for a $5 wine tasting)
Live Band Karaoke
Godmother’s Saloon, 302 W. 7th St., Downtown. 310-833-1589, www.GodMothersSaloon.com
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Farm fresh produce, craft vendors. 6th St. between Pacific Ave. and Mesa St., Downtown. 562-449-9299
Rob Klopfenstein Performs at the Whale & Ale
Rob Klopfenstein is an all-around entertainer on the piano along with special guest artists. No cover charge for bar or dinner guests. The Whale and Ale British Restaurant and Gastropub, 327 W. 7th St. Downtown. 310-832-0363, www.WhaleAndAle.com
Markus Carlton at the Whale and Ale
Lifelong musician plays jazz guitar with new material as well as jazz and blues standards. The Whale and Ale British Restaurant and Gastropub, 327 W. 7th St. Downtown. 310-832-0363, www.WhaleAndAle.com
The Art of Terranea Walk
A one-hour walking tour showcasing art by the Portuguese Bend Artist Colony. Meet at the concierge desk in the main lobby. Terranea Resort, 100 Terranea Way Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, Peninsula. 310-265-2851, www.Terranea.com
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