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Entries from May 29th, 2009

Found raises awareness, funds with pollution-themed show

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments · theater

The Found Theatre will present a performance of its current show Dirty, Rotten Pirates at 8pm Saturday, June 6 as a fundraiser for the Algalita Marine Research Foundation (AMRF), a Long Beach-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of the marine environment through research, education and restoration. In Dirty, Rotten Pirates, Captain Grossbeard and his […]

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Carpenter Center announces productions for 15th season

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Entertainment

The Carpenter Performing Arts Center has announced its 15th anniversary season, filled with comedy, dance, intimate talks and music. The 2009-10 season begins in September with An Evening with Brian Eno. Eno is one of the most prolific and diverse artistic innovators of our time. He is best known as the father of ambient music […]

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Scrabble lovers make a dynamic duo for upcoming concert

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

What do a love of music and the board game Scrabble have to do with the upcoming “Dressed in Black” concert? Apparently everything, according to singers Meredith Kennedy and Nancy Pfeffer. Both are members of the Long Beach Camerata Singers, a 60-member community choir, in which Kennedy sings soprano and Pfeffer sings alto. Vocally they […]

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Discovering rhythmic potential in everyday items, ‘Stomp’ dazzles

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments · theatre

Garbage cans and lids are but two of the unexpected musical instruments that audiences see, hear and feel during Stomp. By Cory Bilicko Entertainment Writer Proving that just about anything can serve as a musical instrument, Chicago-based Jam Theatricals’ production of Stomp pounded, thumped, drummed, tapped and generally pulsated its way into Long Beach last […]

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City of LB specifies closures for remainder of fiscal year

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments · News

Long Beach City Hall will be closed on Friday, May 29 and the final Friday of each month through the end of the fiscal year in September as part of the City’s efforts to address a $19.2 million General Fund shortfall this year. The cost savings will come from unpaid employee furloughs that the City […]

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