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Entries Tagged as 'Culture'

Imitating Life: Group show to explore transformative nature of creative process

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

The nonprofit Greenly Art Space, 2698 Junipero Ave., Suite 113, will present a collection of art that explores the theme of transformation through trials with its exhibit Beauty from Ashes. The show will open Friday, June 20 with a reception from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Greenly director Kimberly Hocking and Biola University intern Crystal Solares have […]

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LB Symphony’s ‘petting zoo’ allowing kids to explore instruments

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

The Long Beach Symphony’s Ovation! volunteers will host seven free Instrument Petting Zoo events at various neighborhood libraries, allowing children – sometimes as young as 3 years old – to experiment with making music. The first will take place Saturday, June 14 from 11:30am to 12:30pm at Brewitt Library, 4036 E. Anaheim St. Using orchestra-owned […]

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Visual-arts center appoints new advisory board of community leaders

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

The board of directors for the ArtExchange (ArtX) visual-arts center, 356 E 3rd St., has appointed an advisory board, consisting of seven key community leaders who will serve a one-year term focused on high-level visioning. They represent a diverse group of industries and interests, including art, legal, corporate and nonprofit. “The ArtExchange is at the […]

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Restaurant review: The Red Barrel

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor When pressed to name several local restaurants off the top of your head that provide excellent food, service and ambience, that number may be limited to the digits on one hand. But there’s a new eatery in town that would make it easier to add a number to that list. The […]

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The Vibrator Play at Long Beach Playhouse

May 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Culture, theater

Heidi Nye Culture Writer A dead baby, a mourning mother, two dead marriages, hints of adultery and shifts in sexual orientation sound like the stuff of heavy drama. Yet In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play, at the Long Beach Playhouse is as much about hilarity as it is about anguish. The “operating theatre” […]

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