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Entries from May 25th, 2012

Annual Pride festivities bring diversity to LB for 29th year

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Overcoming Adversity

Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride, Inc. presented a number of special events last week, concluding with the 29th annual Pride Parade and Festival during the weekend. The events included: lectures; a teen picnic; HIV testing; Mr., Miss & Ms. Gay Pride Long Beach Contest; a “Laugh Til You Tinkle” comedy show; a Starlette Review […]

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Festival to focus on unifying communities with music, arts

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Overcoming Adversity

The community will be welcome free of charge at the Long Beach Unity Festival (LBUF) at Admiral Kidd Park, 2125 Santa Fe Ave., on Saturday, June 9 from 10am to 5pm. Pre-festival kick-off activities will include a 9am Unity March/Walk led by Westside residents, Long Beach Police Department Explorers, Cabrillo High School Junior ROTC, Junior […]

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LB to host LGBT global conference

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Overcoming Adversity

The country’s largest annual gathering of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender leaders will be held in Long Beach this year, according to a press release issued by First District Councilmember Robert Garcia’s office. The 28th International LGBT Leadership Conference will take place at the Renaissance Hotel and surrounding venues in downtown Long Beach from Nov. […]

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Camerata Singers to honor Great White Way in their last performance of current season

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Culture

The Long Beach Camerata Singers will “go Broadway” in the last concert of their current season on Saturday, June 9. The choir, soloists, pianist Na-Young Moon, and the Long Beach Camerata Band are coming together under the direction of Robert Istad to perform songs from Broadway musicals past and present, including Wicked, Funny Girl, Sweet […]

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Local chorale to present parody that’s Sound-of-Music-meets-Sister-Act parody

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Culture

South Coast Chorale will present The Sounds of Muzak at 8pm on Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9, at the First Congregational Church in Long Beach, 241 Cedar Ave. The Sounds of Muzak is a parody of The Sound of Music and Sister Act directed and written by Steven Davison and musically directed by […]

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