Antioch Church of Long Beach, Sixth District Councilmember Dee Andrews, and the City of Long Beach will host the third annual Long Beach Gospel Fest and Downtown Worship Experience on Sunday, July 10 from 11am to 7pm on the Marina Green, 429-P Shoreline Village Dr.
Community members can discover why people have been enchanted by the art of origami– Japanese paper folding– for centuries as the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) hosts the annual Origami Festival on Sunday, July 17, from 10am to 4pm.
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.
The Office of Sixth District Councilmember Dee Andrews, the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine celebrated the opening of the Manazar Gamboa Community Theater at Homeland Cultural Center in MacArthur Park, 1321 East Anaheim St., with a public celebration on Saturday, June 25.
The Long Beach Shakespeare Company has announced its 13th annual free Shakespeare Festival, with The Merry Wives of Windsor kicking off the event.
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).
Sponsored by Long Beach Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal and The Freedom Band Foundation, the Gay Freedom Band and Union Station Swing Orchestra will perform a free concert Monday, July 4 from 6pm to 8pm at the Bixby Park Historic Band Shell, 2001 E. First St.
The 2nd City Council Art Gallery + Performance Space (2cc), 435 Alamitos Ave., will host two exhibitions through Sunday, July 24.
Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Night Must Fall is not your typical whodunit. The psychological thriller written by Emlyn Williams concentrates less on its outcome’s unpredictability and more on the mindset of its two primary characters. But I didn’t know that, so I watched in spellbound fascination all the while trying to guess the identity…
On July 7, the Long Beach Museum of Art will welcome summer with the celebration of four exhibitions highlighting the southern California community at its “LBMA After Dark.”
Through July 24, the Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., is hosting the works of artist Elizabeth Washburn, who has spent her adult life pursuing art, earning her BFA in 1995 from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
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.
Fifteen established Long Beach visual artists will open their studios to the public during the fifth biennial Mid-City Studio Tour on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5 from 11am to 5pm.
This weekend, employees from local Starbucks stores and their friends and family will unite to showcase their artistic talents in a festival of art and passion called Soapbox.
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Long Beach will offer hundreds of free or low-cost cultural programs, sports activities and special events throughout the whole city.