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Entries from July 27th, 2012

Skatepark to host first BMX and skateboarding competition

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The first Jeffery Dempsey Jr. Memorial AM Jam will feature a BMX and skateboarding competition with food and prizes on Saturday, July 28 from 11am to 5pm at McBride Skatepark, 1550 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. The event will promote BMX and skateboarding safety both in and out of skateparks and support skateparks as bully-free […]

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Community invited to attend garden festivities at Long Beach Civic Center

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

The City of Long Beach will host a public celebration for a new vertical edible garden demonstration project at the Civic Center Edible Garden, located just outside City Hall, 333 W. Ocean Blvd., on Friday, July 27, from 10am to 1pm. The event is free.

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EDCO establishes fat, oil and grease collection program

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Community

EDCO waste-collection and recycling company has established a free fat, oil and grease (FOG) collection program at its transfer station located at 2755 California Ave. in Signal Hill. Through the new program, residents of the region will now have a safe and more environmentally friendly option for disposing of their household FOG.

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Musical Theatre West program transforms various works of literature into musicals

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Culture

Musical Theatre West this summer is offering From the Page to the Stage, an educational 30-minute program that demonstrates how works of literature from historical novels to comic strips can be turned into musicals, using the theme of reading to stir the imagination. Songs from musicals ranging from Big River to You’re A Good Man, […]

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Gritty Macbeth bewitches audiences at Long Beach Playhouse

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Culture

Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer William Shakespeare had more than an Elizabethan gift of gab. Few would argue his plays feature some of the richest dialogue ever written. What is less commonly noted but equally impressive is his extraordinary insight into human nature. Macbeth is a tragic drama remarkable for its exceptional display of both […]

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