Friday night classical concert kicks off at Cerritos Center

The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) opens its 2007-2008 Masterworks series with a performance by the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra on Friday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. The program will include Felix Mendelssohn—Symphony No. 10; Edward Elgar— Introduction and Allegro; Franz Liszt—Rhapsody No. 2; Antonín Dvo_ák—Serenade in E Major; and Johannes Brahms—Hungarian Dances.…

Disney’s High School Musical hits the ice

Disney’s production of cultural sensation “High School Musical,” entitled High School Musical: The Ice Tour is coming to the Long Beach Arena Saturday, Oct. 6 with a weekend-long stop and shows at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, and Sunday shows at noon, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The show is a presentation of Feld Entertainment, and…

Peace coalition rallies for troop withdrawal, end to war

A new coalition of local peace groups held a rally Sunday afternoon in downtown Long Beach calling for support of troops and ending their deployment in Iraq. A crowd of 140 religious protesters, military families, veterans and concerned citizens of all ages gathered around the busy corner near Ocean Boulevard and Pine Street, receiving honks…

Susan Cooper resigning as BKBIA executive director

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer Last week, Susan Cooper announced she was retiring as executive director of the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA). Her resignation is effective October 5, but she will remain as a contract employee until January. “With BKBIA elections coming up and the Christmas season just around the corner, it might…