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Entries from August 28th, 2008

LB Playhouse teaches acting basics to 68 kids this summer

August 28th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment

Long Beach Playhouse recently completed its Summer Youth Workshop for children. The workshop began 14 years ago to offer unique exposure to young people. Operations director Christa Svorinich, who developed the program, says it provides an environment for many types of children. “We usually have the artistic children who are naturals onstage and want to […]

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Green Dog Grill offers something for everyone

August 28th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment

By Athena Mekis Contributing Writer When Steve Gregory worked at a nearby bar, he paid close attention and learned how to make people happy. As a result, his own business, the Green Dog Grill, has a rich, diverse atmosphere. The bar’s visual appeal comes from the neon beer signs which give the bar its mood […]

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A ‘Rae’ of light shines for Bixby pedestrians

August 28th, 2008 · No Comments · Community

Eighth District Councilwoman Rae Gabelich joined the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency to light a new traffic signal at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Marshall Place in Bixby Knolls on Tuesday, August 26 at 10 a.m. The Redevelopment Agency, under the leadership of the Long Beach City Council, has invested $400,000 for Bixby Knolls traffic […]

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Miller’s has patients seeing Angels

August 28th, 2008 · No Comments · Health

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitcher John Lackey didn’t have a “perfect game” no-hitter that particular week, but the patients at Miller Children’s Hospital in Long Beach had the perfect day when he and Angels infielder Robb Quinlan stopped by for a visit. “It’s fun to come out here and interact with these kids,” Lackey […]

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Three Dog Night give ‘an old-fashioned’ show with new spins

August 28th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment

By Neena Strichart Publisher Most of our theatre or entertainment reviews come early in the productions’ runs. Some music or play information comes to us before the events begin– especially those that take place for one night only. This is neither. Last Friday, my friend Becky and I had the opportunity to see the Grammy-nominated […]

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