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Entries Tagged as 'Culture'

Friends of LB Public Library to host Pulitzer Prize-winning author

March 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

The Long Beach Public Library and the Friends of the Long Beach Public Library will welcome acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author Sonia Nazario as the featured speaker of the Friends’ Blanche Collins Forum as she discusses the true story behind her book Enrique’s Journey at 2pm on Saturday, March 15 in the Main […]

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Downtown Long Beach Associates to offer expanded Taste of Downtown

March 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) will host the 2014 Taste of Downtown series on Wednesday, March 12 and Thursday, March 13 from 6pm to 10pm in the East Village Arts District. The event will take place on 1st Street between Linden and Elm avenues and feature sample-sized portions of signature dishes from 17 Downtown […]

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A self-portrait by local artist Edward Huerta

February 28th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Culture, Imitating Life

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor Having grown up in Westminster but lived in Long Beach since the mid 1980s, Edward Huerta considers himself “a proud Long Beach-ian.” The 53-year-old painter-musician is a self-taught artist who has been “pretty much a working stiff since 15 years old,” he says. “The household didn’t have many funds to support […]

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Rancho’s lecture series focusing on experiences of immigrants

February 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

Rancho Los Cerritos’s 2014 lecture series “California– A Land of Many: The Immigrant Experience & Its Legacy” focuses on the legacy of key immigrant groups in 19th century California: Spaniards, Mexicans, Chinese and those who came from many lands in search of California gold. The series continues on Saturday, March 8 with a screening of […]

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Trio of local artists represent different mediums in Funny Dreams

February 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

Les Jolis Trésors, 3226 E. Broadway, is hosting an exhibit entitled Funny Dreams through March 30, and the gallery will host an artist reception on Saturday, March 1 from 5pm to 8pm. Funny Dreams features the work of three local artists: Dawn Quinones and her intricate paintings on paper or canvas; M.C. Armstrong and her […]

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