Group art exhibit to reveal artmaking process

Greenly Art Space, 2698 Junipero Ave. in Signal Hill, will host a group art show exploring the spiritual aspects of the artmaking process, with an opening on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 6pm to 10pm. The show presents artwork created over the last few months by eight artists working at the gallery. The group met together…

LB Symphony Orchestra to highlight Stravinsky and Beethoven

Audiences can experience one of the most important works in the violin repertoire when distinguished violinist Stephanie Chase joins Maestro Enrique Arturo Diemecke and the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra to perform Beethoven’s Violin Concerto on Saturday, March 9 at the Terrace Theater in Long Beach. Chase’s triumphant, award-winning performances at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow…

Painless treatments for your windows

Shoshanah Siegel Columnist I always look at window treatments as the frosting on the cake. Sometimes you may want it to blend in, creating a monochromatic look, and other times you can make it the pièce de résistance. When it comes to design solutions, the possibilities are endless. Here are some updated tried-and-true approaches, current…

CSULB to host 43rd annual pow wow celebration

California State University, Long Beach’s (CSULB) annual pow wow, an American-Indian social celebration, will return to the campus’s Central Quad on Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10. Admission and parking are free. The 43rd annual two-day event, which will feature American-Indian dancing, arts, crafts, and food, will begins at 11am each day and run…

Congressmember Lowenthal invites LB resident to speak about gun violence before State of the Union address

At a press conference Tuesday that offered gun-violence survivors and family members of victims an opportunity to voice their calls for strong government action to reduce gun violence, Congressmember Alan Lowenthal introduced Long Beach resident Peggy McCrum, the Chapter leader of the Long Beach Area Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. McCrum had been invited…

Around Town

AID HEARING LOSS What Hearing device exhibit Who The Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter When Friday, Feb. 15 from 10am to noon Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave. in Lakewood More Info Local residents can view a free hands-on display of devices that help with hearing difficulties and receive information on…

Thoughts from the Publisher

by Neena Strichart Hallelujah! The Sweetheart Sweepstakes is over for another year! Congratulations to all the lucky winners, and a big thank-you to all the advertisers and generous prize sponsors. This year we received a total of over 500 entries. With that kind of participation, I know that we accomplished what we set out to…