Library hosts auction with ‘Grape Expectations’

The Long Beach Public Library Foundation’s Grape Expectations Auction is officially open. The auction offers bidders the opportunity to win some unique items and one-of-a-kind experiences while supporting efforts to promote literacy, education and the joy of reading. The online portion of the auction will run until Thursday, June 21, with the live event

Shakespeare troupe educates LB on classics

By Jamie Rowe, Copy Editor With William Shakespeare’s birthday coming up Monday, April 23, the Long Beach Shakespeare Company (LBSC) is keeping his spirit alive through year-round productions of his works and other classics, educational outreach programs, and summer festivals. The emsemble’s next production, Richard III, is “a mammoth project,” according to LBSC Artistic Director…