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Entries Tagged as 'Literature'

CSULB’s 46th annual comparative literature conference to explore ‘Comic Spirit in the Modern Age’

April 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Literature

Continuing its longest-running event, Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) will host the 46th annual Comparative Literature Conference on Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14, in the campus’s Karl Anatol Center. This year’s theme is “The Comic Spirit in the Modern Age.”

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LB Reads One Book program selects ‘The Soloist’

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, Education, Literature, Uncategorized

The Long Beach Public Library Foundation has announced that the selection for the 9th Annual Long Beach Reads One Book is The Soloist– A Lost Dream, An Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music by Steve Lopez. Long Beach Reads One Book is a community-focused cultural initiative designed to bring people together and raise […]

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First Fridays injects another dose of culture into Bixby Knolls

April 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Books, Business, Community, Entertainment, food, Leisure, Literature, music, theatre

Bixby Knolls ushers in spring on First Fridays, April 3. Historical home movies, bronze men, drum circles, art students, photography, live music and urban ambiance are some of the things being offered along Atlantic Avenue. · Historical Society of Long Beach, 4260 Atlantic Avenue, will be showing home movies from 1925 of local aviator Earl […]

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Schipske launches historical book and postcard packet

May 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · Art, Community, Literature

Long Beach native and author Gerrie Schipske will present and sign her book Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach on Sunday, June 8 at 2 p.m. at Grounds Bakery and Café, 6277 E. Spring Street in Long Beach. During World War II, many women in Long Beach were put to work at the Douglas Aircraft […]

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CSULB English faculty member named recipient of 2008 Green Rose Prize in Poetry for Hilarity

April 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Literature

Patty Seyburn, an assistant professor of English at California State University, Long Beach, has been named the winner of the 2008 Green Rose Prize in Poetry by the editors of New Issues Poetry and Prose for her third book Hilarity. The Green Rose Prize is awarded to an author who has previously published at least […]

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