Musical Theatre West’s West Side Story

Theatre review

Though two star-crossed lovers were supposed to be the focus of West Side Story, in Musical Theatre West’s opening night performance (Feb. 13) at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, all eyes were on a supporting character. As a quick synopsis, West Side Story is set in mid-1950s in an Upper West Side New York neighborhood…

MOLAA board appoints new CEO

Mike Deovlet and Burke Gumbiner, co-chairs of the Museum of Latin American Art’s (MOLAA) board of directors, announced the appointment this week of Stuart A. Ashman as MOLAA’s president and CEO. His appointment is the result of a six-month international search, and his tenure will begin on Sept. 6.

Getting fired, in a good way

During the 2nd Saturday Art Walk in downtown Long Beach on July 9, Clay on First pottery studio sponsored a raku-firing on Linden Avenue of ceramic works created by local artists.

Art of the Matter

Cory Bilicko Culture Writer Considering that both her maternal and paternal grandfathers served on the Signal Hill City Council and that she now owns the home that her grandparents had built in 1940, Signal Hill artist Dyana Andersen has quite a legacy to follow.