Hello Mother, Hello Father

Notable parents, both real and fictional, get creative in these spring offerings.



Inspired by the true story, the illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife but struggles to find acceptance in the traditions of her social standing. In theatres May 2.


Famous mom Angelina Jolie briefly shares the big screen with daughter Vivienne in this retelling of the classic Sleeping Beauty tale from the perspective of its memorable villain. In theatres May 30.



Ghost Stories


Father of Apple and Moses, Chris Martin and fellow bandmates release their sixth studio album described as a “stripped-down, more acoustic collection.” Releases May 16.




The Matchmaker

Written by Elin Hilderbrand

Little, Brown and Company

Mom Dabney Kimball Beech plays matchmaker to daughter Agnes and others in this romantic summertime romance set in Nantucket. Available June 24.

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Fashion, People

Making a Splash

Three decades of the late Lilly Pulitzer’s clothes and patterns make a bold debut at the Palos Verdes Art Center this summer.


The Golden Hours of Tom Sturges

With a background that includes a successful run as a music executive, an author, an instructor at UCLA and an impressive career as a mentor and public speaker, Tom Sturges is a man with many stories—and talents—up his sleeve.

Social Scene

Divine Dining

More than 900 community members gathered to sample some of the South Bay’s best fare at the 25th annual Gourmet Food and Wine Festival at Honda Motors. Proceeds went toward construction of Torrance Memorial’s new Main Tower and Pediatric Services.

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