Lovers of the world of “Oz” have followed the yellow brick road since the publication of L. Frank Baum's children's novel, “The Wonderful World of Oz,” in 1900. Following dozens of books set in Oz, stage productions and films, including the iconic 1939 adaptation starring Judy Garland, the m…

“Playtime is Over: A Solo Exhibition by Preston Smith,” opens Saturday, May 18, at ShockBoxx gallery, located at 636 Cypress Ave. in Hermosa Beach.

ShockBoxx Gallery’s group show “Figments” takes place Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6, at 636 Cypress Ave., in Hermosa Beach.

HippyTree, located in Torrance, will host a pop-up photography gallery of its #52weeksofnature photo contest winners, Saturday, Jan. 26, from 7 to 10 p.m., at Unita Gallery, located at 215 Arena St in El Segundo.

Palos Verdes artist John Van Hamersveld's artistic flare can be seen all across the South Bay including on a mural in Hermosa Beach, the exterior surround on the Manhattan Beach Art Center and most recently on a DWP tank in El Segundo.

Music producer Spot was pivotal in the early punk scene in Hermosa Beach, working with SST Records' bands such as Black Flag, Minutemen, Descendents and Misfits. But while he produced, mixed and recorded these iconic bands, he was also behind the scenes with his camera, capturing candid moments.

Beer and art... What could be better? Local artist Aaron Hall brings his latest show to King Harbor Brewing Co. Sept. 7. The show features acrylic paintings capturing scenes from Redondo Beach to Los Angeles harbors.

Shockboxx Gallery's pop-up show, “Don't Shoot Me Down,” an “artful dialog about guns in American culture,” takes place Labor Day weekend, at the art showcase located at 636 Cypress Ave. in Hermosa Beach.

When the Gibson Amphitheater was bulldozed for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in 2014, South Bay native and artist Willard Snow salvaged four 10-foot tall Gibson guitars. He transformed them into works of art, featuring black and white images of rock stars. They became part of the Sunse…