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Arts Council for Long Beach announces artist fellows, exhibition of their work

January 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

The Arts Council for Long Beach (ACLB) has selected five local artists to receive a 2013-14 Long Beach Professional Artist Fellowship. The five artists were chosen following the ACLB’s independent review of annual grant applications for an artist fellowship. Each artist will receive a cash stipend and an opportunity to share his or her work […]

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Signal Hill artist transforms discarded metal into sci-fi characters

January 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Culture, Imitating Life

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor Nineteen-year-old Signal Hill resident Andres Alarcon takes everyday metal objects and converts them into easily recognizable and intriguing human (or humanoid) forms, but it’s his imaginative, artistic vision that enables him to make pieces that transcend the art of repurposing. It’s not just that he possesses mastery of recycling items and […]

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Music faculty member at Cal State Long Beach nominated for 2014 Grammy

January 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

A music faculty member at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), lecturer Tom Peters, has been nominated for a 2014 Grammy in the Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance category for the recording Cage: The 10,000 Things. Peters is nominated with his fellow performers: Vicki Ray, William Winant and Aron Kallay.

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Imitating Life Posing questions to local artist Diana Barnes

January 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor In 100 words or less, what do you do as an artist? I am an oil painter. I used to teach high school art and [am] currently a graduate student at Loyola Marymount University. I am in the Marriage & Family Therapy program for clinical art therapy.

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MOLAA gearing Friday-night events to adults

January 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Culture

The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) will be open until 9pm on Fridays beginning this month, featuring special programs, mainly geared towards adults, that are intended to educate, stimulate the senses and provide an interesting way to begin the weekend in a social setting, according to a press release from MOLAA.

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