Art of the matter

The artwork featured on this week’s page-1 topper was created by Ketchikan, Alaska artist Matthew Helgesen. It is a wood panel made of Western red cedar with design in acrylic paint.

LBHS exhibit emphasizes the importance of federally funded projects

Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer The Long Beach Historical Society’s much anticipated exhibit, “Rebuilding for the Future: A New Deal for Long Beach 1933-1942,” represents the culmination of years of research dedicated to finding and inventorying murals, mosaics, art work, and other projects commissioned by the New Deal’s Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Found Theatre to screen doc on disappearance of bees

As part of its new monthly movie series, The Found Theatre will present the Long Beach/Orange County premiere of Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? From Taggart Siegel, director of The Real Dirt on Farmer John, comes this multiple-award-winning documentary about the global bee crisis, featuring stunning cinematography and visual artistry.