LB Symphony concert to present music by Handel, Dvorák

Maestro Enrique Arturo Diemecke and the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra will continue the 2009-2010 “Beethoven Comes to the Beach” season on Saturday, Jan. 16, when the orchestra performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 in F Major. Also on the program will be Handel’s Royal Fireworks Music and Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World.” All…

LB Municipal Band marks 100 years of performances

The Long Beach Municipal Band is celebrating its 100th season with the theme: “Ragtime to our time, celebrating 100 years of music!” The annual outdoor summer concert season has returned to Long Beach parks for 28 free performances. Each of the seven weeks of the season will focus on a different era and will be…

Rancho offering four free concerts this summer

The 2009 Rancho Los Cerritos Summer Concert Series will be bringing a variety of musical styles to entertain guests of all ages this summer. The four concerts, underwritten by the Rancho’s volunteer support group, are free and will feature toe-tapping bluegrass of The Witcher Brothers, old-school blues with Bernie Pearl & the Bernie Pearl Band,…

Rancho offering four free concerts this summer

The 2009 Rancho Los Cerritos Summer Concert Series will be bringing a variety of musical styles to entertain guests of all ages this summer. The four concerts, underwritten by the Rancho’s volunteer support group, are free and will feature toe-tapping bluegrass of The Witcher Brothers, old-school blues with Bernie Pearl & the Bernie Pearl Band,…

First Fridays injects another dose of culture into Bixby Knolls

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…