Dec. 11 — The Grateful Crane Ensemble (GCE) will be celebrating the season with its first ever holiday concert and CD launch party on Sunday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Toyota Meeting Hall in Torrance. Entitled “I Saw Baachan Kissing Santa Claus,” the concert will feature the Scott Nagatani Band and the Grateful Crane holiday singers who will be singing all 20 songs from GCE’s brand new holiday CD. The Toyota Meeting Hall at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center is located at 3330 Civic Center Drive in Torrance. Plenty of free parking is available. General admission tickets for the concert are $25.00. For a group of ten or more, tickets are $22. For reservations, call the Grateful Crane hotline at (323) 769-5503.