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Entries Tagged as 'Leisure'

Signal Hill Summer Concerts in the Park series now underway

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Leisure, News

Friends of Signal Hill Cultural Arts (FOSHCA), in partnership with the City of Signal Hill, kicked off its 2010 Summer Concerts in the Park series last Wednesday. The free concerts will be performed each Wednesday night through Aug. 11 at 6:30pm in Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave. Attendees are welcome to bring picnic baskets […]

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LB Municipal Band announces its summer outdoor concert season

July 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Leisure, music

The Long Beach Municipal Band, the longest running, municipally supported band in the country, is now celebrating its 101st season by presenting a summer full of outdoor concerts. Each of the seven weeks of the season will focus on a different theme and will be performed by the band’s 40 professional musicians. To cap off […]

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Fans of Japan

July 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Culture, Leisure

Participants of all ages wear kimonos and accessories in preparation for the traditional Japanese ondo dance presentation at the Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center’s annual Japanese festival last Saturday. The Center hosted the festival Saturday and Sunday and featured Ikebana flower arranging, taiko drumming, karate demonstrations, carnival games, origami lessons, Japanese food, and an exhibit […]

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Film series comes out with LGBT-themed classics

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Leisure

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Putting gay film classics back up on the big screen, several organizations have come together to present the Reel Queer Cinema, an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) film series that will open with the indie film But I’m a Cheerleader– in which a straight high-school girl’s friends and […]

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Fusions of various musical styles to characterize Rancho’s summer concerts

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, Leisure

A magnificent 130-year old Moreton Bay Fig tree, stately Italian Cypresses and the historic two-story, 1844 adobe home will provide the backdrop for a variety of free Friday night concerts at the Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site this summer. On Friday, June 25, Voxinglero will present a new blend of Latin rhythms, spotlighting original compositions […]

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