Bixby Knolls to get jazzed with ‘Ides of March’

Jazz will fill the air in the Bixby Knolls Expo Building on Sunday, March 15. Some of LA’s finest jazz stars will entertain at a benefit for the Long Beach Shakespeare Company and the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association– the Ides of March. Jack Sheldon and The California Cool Quartet, and the Al Williams Jazz…

LB Municipal Band marking its 100th year of making music

One of the most beloved institutions in Long Beach, the Long Beach Municipal Band, will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine and Partners of Parks are planning a “Centennial Gala” on Saturday, March 14, the actual 100th anniversary of the band’s very first concert.