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Entries Tagged as 'Arts'

Documentary about LB skateboarders’ lives after shooting to premiere at Art Theatre

May 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, theater, theatre

In 2006, director James Cheeks and photographer Kevin Campbell, both Los Angeles residents, came to Long Beach to capture its thriving skateboard scene in the aftermath of a gang-related shooting that ended the life of one of the city’s most promising skaters– 16-year-old Michael K. Green. What resulted is the documentary On The Grind, which […]

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ICT presenting farce that shows ‘How the Other Half Loves’

May 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre

Three couples, two dinner parties, one adulterous affair. International City Theatre is now presenting How the Other Half Loves, the comedy by Alan Ayckbourn that ingeniously juggles time and space to create a whirlwind of chaos, confusion and laughter.

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Killer cast in LB Playhouse production has audiences dyin’ with laughter

May 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

Wanna forget about politics, the economy, natural disasters and all of life’s other stresses? See a performance of Daddy’s Dyin’–Who’s Got the Will? The last time I saw a cast this spectacular on the Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage was, well, I’m not sure when. But my friend and I were in stitches for a full […]

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Found Theatre goes to pot with ‘Telethon’

May 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre

By Jeff Strichart Contributing Writer From first toke to last choke, this is one performance that will have you rolling in the aisles. (And, if you follow the example of the cast members, there will be plenty of other types of “rolling” going on as well.) Writer and director Virginia DeMoss brings to The Found […]

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Where the gin is cold but the piano’s hot

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre

By Kelly Nielsen Ladies and gentlemen, you are about to experience an evening of deception, dancing, singing, women who murder their lovers, and all that jazz. Welcome to 1920s Chicago.

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