Saturday, September 24, 2022
SHIKI - what we wish to remember

UnitOne, a professional taiko group based under the umbrella of Asano Taiko U.S., presents their long awaited full length concert. SHIKI (“four seasons” in Japanese) draws from intimate memories of the four seasons in Japan. From the fiery heat of summer to the frigid depths of winter, Shiki is a look inside UnitOne’s memory of…

Saturday, October 1, 2022
Shake, Rattle & Roll starring Scot Bruce

Musician/actor Scot Bruce celebrates what made Elvis not only the king of rock & roll…but the king of cool! See the magic that made a generation swoon in the 1950’s and 60’s, before the white jumpsuit, sunglasses and the glitter of Vegas. Along with his rockin’ 4-piece band, Bruce meticulously and respectfully recreates the electrifying musical…

Saturday, October 8, 2022
Magic Bingo

Part Drag Queen Bingo, Part Magic show and a whole lot of hilarity. Join Bingo Boy and hostess Roz Drezfalez for a hilarious and exciting evening of bingo. Add the fun (and REALLY AMAZING) magic of Jonathan Levit, lots of fun prizes and you get Magic Bingo. In the intimate Nakano theatre with a limited…

Sunday, October 16, 2022
Puddles Pity Party

Your ‘Sad Clown with the Golden Voice’ is here with a BRAND NEW set of emotive anthems, and this time he is packing his suitcase full of hope. Puddles is hopin’ for harmony and happiness around the planet. That’s a tall order for most, but this giant clown is willing to do his part one…

Friday, October 21, 2022
Perla Batalla

Perla’s return to our cabaret will feature hand-picked selections from Batalla’s vast repertoire, including songs from her original Mestiza song cycle, Perla’s inspired arrangements of Spanish language classics, The Great American Songbook, and of course, personal favorites from her mentor, the great Leonard Cohen. Expect a surprise guest or two and plenty of laughs.

Saturday, November 5, 2022
My Dog’s Better Than Your Dog

Question: What happens when you invite veteran comedy writers and character actors to tell tales of their love able friends with tails? Answer: you get MY DOG IS BETTER THAN YOUR DOG, a hilarious and heartwarming evening of stories about our four-legged friends. This story driven show features comedian Carol Leifer (Writer/Producer Hacks, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld), Humorist…

Friday, November 18, 2022
Ali Angel

LA-native musician Ali Angel’s retro-soul production and classic songwriting style emanate a 1970’s influence, giving lovers of classic rock, indie, soul, and country music all something they can gravitate towards. Full of surprises, she keeps listeners intrigued by effortlessly shifting from sweet, daydreamy twang and gentle vocals to gritty soulful rock and attitude. Upon releasing…

Friday, December 2, 2022
Irish Christmas in America

This family-friendly performance features lively instrumental tunes on fiddle, flute, uilleann pipes and harp, along with thrilling Irish old-style dancing from Samantha Harvey. In addition, evocative photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions of Ireland. Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as the finest traditional artists…

Saturday, December 3, 2022
The Art and Study of Taiko

Instructors and students of the Los Angeles Taiko Institute (LATI) housed under Asano Taiko U.S., present contemporary and traditionally inspired taiko repertoire in their end-of-year Recital. Performances are interspersed with commentary on the challenges and joys of learning Japanese drums.

Sunday, December 4, 2022
The Art and Study of Taiko

Taiko Groups housed under or affiliated with Asano Taiko U.S. present their very own repertoire in this end-of-year Concert. Performances are interspersed with group introduction and interesting facts about what it takes to build and be a part of a taiko ensemble.

Saturday, January 7, 2023
Garrison Keillor Tonight

Garrison Keillor Tonight is an evening of stand-up, storytelling, audience song, and poetry. One man, one microphone. There are sung sonnets, limericks and musical jokes, and the thread that runs through it is the beauty of growing old. Despite the inconvenience, old age brings the contentment of LESS IS MORE. Your mistakes and big ambitions are behind you,…

Saturday, January 21, 2023
Spinphony

The dazzling female electric string quartet Spinphony is breaking down barriers between classical, rock, and pop music, mixing and mashing catchy melodies into their own unique arrangements. Whether you’re a fan of Bach, ACDC, Journey, or Mozart, the virtuosic ladies will have you rocking out to the greatest melodies of all time. The quartet is…

Friday, January 27, 2023
Joselyn & Don

Montana natives turned Angelenos, Joselyn & Don’s intoxicating music feels like a walk through mountain wildflowers and Southern California Joshua trees. Enter their wild garden – where blues, folk and jazz form an understory illuminated with lyrical truth. Joselyn Wilkinson (the founder of women’s global fusion band, ADAAWE ) and Don Barrozo (a multi-instrumentalist, composer…

Saturday, February 11, 2023
Remember When the Music: Songs of Harry Chapin

Harry Chapin’s short, but impactful life is celebrated in this world premier show.  A master storyteller, his songs were full of heart and soul and included the hits “Cats in the Cradle”, “WOLD” and “Taxi”.  Chapin was also a lifelong philanthropist and joined fellow musicians Gordon Lightfoot, James Taylor, and John Denver to form the…

Saturday, February 18, 2023
Friendship Festival - A 50-year Celebration of the Torrance Sister City Association

Celebrating 50 years of friendship with Torrance’s sister city, Kashiwa Japan, this evening will highlight some of the talented past delegates who have gone on to professional careers in the performing arts. You will be treated to the likes of master storyteller Takekawa Shinoharu (Ittetsu Kojima) from Japan, MacIntyre Family Singers featuring Carol William (South…

Saturday, February 25, 2023
South Bay’s Got Talent

See the best talent that the South Bay has to offer in our eighth annual regional talent competition. Open to all ages and genres of performing … and the best part: The audience helps decide the winner. This is an event not to be missed.

Sunday, February 26, 2023
The Latsos Piano Duo

Award-Winning International concert pianists Anna and Giorgi Latsos have been dazzling audiences throughout the world with their performances of works for duo piano and piano four-hands. Hailed by the UMNA 2021 National Conference for their “stellar musicianship, technical brilliance, and awe-inspiring artistry”. This evening of beautiful music will include pieces from Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Ravel…

Saturday, March 11, 2023
Piano Men: Generations

Two Men – Two Pianos – The Music of Two Music Legends: Billy Joel and Elton John Piano Men: Generations celebrates the musical influences of Billy Joel and Elton John brought to you by the amazing Father and Son team of Terry & Nick Davies. Not only have Billy and Elton written and performed music…

Friday, March 17, 2023
Sam ‘n Ash

Sam ‘n Ash are an innovative duo in the world of folk and Irish music. Accordionist Samantha Harvey and mandolinist Ashley Hoyer bring new life to their traditional folk instruments. The duo formed their distinct style into an accessible blend of genres which have been featured at festivals, concerts, and wineries. Although they may bring…

Saturday, April 15, 2023

As seen on The Today Show! As heard on This American Life! Witness adults sharing their embarrassing childhood diaries, letters, poems and artwork in front of a total strangers at this special presentation of the hit storytelling event, Mortified. After two decades of shows worldwide, Mortified’s Best Of show highlights some of the most hilarious,…

Sunday, April 16, 2023
Shenanigans

Back by popular demand! Join international comedy magic superstar, Eric Buss in this rapid-paced show that feels more like a party. Eric shares the stage with some of the best variety entertainers in the world, who also happen to be his best friends. If you had the opportunity to catch his show last time it…

Friday, April 21, 2023
The Pepper Moons

The Pepper Moons began heating up the SoCal vintage music scene in 2022.  Focusing on the elegant, pre-bop styles from the glamorous days of the Swing Era, the group is fronted by acclaimed singer/songwriter Eva Mikhailovna backed by a top-shelf quintet consisting of LA’s finest jazz musicians.  They have quickly become a favorite among the…

Saturday, May 6, 2023
Garth Live!

Having played to sold-out crowds across the U.S., GARTH LIVE! is a stunning tribute to the music of Garth Brooks featuring Drew Baloh, who has an uncanny resemblance to legendary country music icon Garth Brooks. This production is a tribute to some of the greatest music produced in the 90ʼs country era including monster hits…