Covenant Presbyterian Church Music Ministry and the Rising TIDE After School Program Host Silent Film Fundraiser

The public is invited to attend the delightful silent film comedy, “The Kid Brother”, starring Harold Lloyd, equal to Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton in critical acclaim and one of the most popular silent film comedians ever!

International City Theatre Presents “Other Desert Cities”

The manicured life of an actor-turned-politician and his impeccable wife is upset when relatives arrive at their Palm Springs home for the holidays — including daughter Brooke who’s about to publish a tell-all memoir.

CSULB Wins Two Prestigious Jazz Awards From DownBeat Magazine

Jazz group Pacific Standard Time (2013). DownBeat magazine recently honored student performers in the Concert Jazz Orchestra (CJO) and vocal jazz group Pacific Standard Time (PST) led by two California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Cole Conservatory of Music faculty members as well as music major.

Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center Scores High Marks in Patient Safety

Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score  honored Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety.

Dengue Fever Returns to The Federal Underground For Residency

Dengue Fever Long Beach hometown heroes Dengue Fever performed at the Grand Opening of the Federal Underground this past January. Now they are returning for a series of Saturday Night headlining performances.

Hearing Loss Association to Host “When the Blind Meet the Deaf and What Happens”

Anthony R. Candela, Chief, VA Long Beach Blind Rehabilitation Center will speak on “When the Blind Meet the Deaf and What Happens” at the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter on Thursday, May 8th, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

El Dorado Neighborhood Library to Host LA Opera Lecture “A Streetcar Named Desire”

On Saturday, May 10, at 2:00 PM, the El Dorado Neighborhood Library will host an LA Opera Lecture Series featuring the opera, A Streetcar Named Desire. This program is part of the LA Opera Lecture Series, presented by LA Opera’s Community Educator Anne Russell Sullivan and hosted by John Spear.  

The Artists of Hotel Maya’ Return For Art Show And Live Demonstrations May 4

Hotel Maya celebrates the return of “The Artists of Hotel Maya” art show during brunch on Sunday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The art show runs from 12-4 p.m. Live Latin American music will also be preformed on the Fuego patio throughout the day.

Broadway and GLEE Star Power Highlight Long Beach Symphony Pops! Season Finale May 3

If you haven’t partied at a Symphony POPS! Concert yet this season, you have one more chance to treat yourself to an evening of great music, food and camaraderie. On Saturday, May 3, at the Long Beach Arena, the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra welcomes Tony award-winning conductor, Todd Ellison, and Broadway phenomenon, Susan Egan, to the stage for a night of Broadway’s best.

The Queen Mary Hosts The Third Annual West Coast BBQ Classic May 10

The Queen Mary welcomes back the West Coast BBQ Classic  for an afternoon of finger lickin’ food for the whole family on Saturday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The West Coast BBQ Classic welcomes a sold out pitmaster competition with over 60 barbeque experts and amateurs competing in a showdown full of flavor featuring the best in smoking, grilling and all around BBQ.

Kids Experience Health Care Professions at Miller Children’s Hospital Bring Your Child to Work Day

Eric Aune, lead radiologic technologist, shows visiting children various MRI and X-ray imageshighlighting the work of the Imaging & Radiology Department at at Long Beach Memorial. Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach recently hosted its 16th Annual “Bring Your Child to Work Day.” With the help of hospital staff and community partners, such as the Long Beach Fire Department and Care Ambulance Service, 200 children of employees at Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s — ranging in age from 7 to 17 — participated in hands-on activities designed to teach them about the medical profession and the benefits of helping others.

Long Beach Branch NAACP, and Keesal, Young & Logan Law Firm to Host 14th Annual Law Day Project

Naomi Rainey, President of the Long Beach Branch NAACP, and Keesal, Young & Logan Law Firm are proud to announce the 14th Annual Law Day Project and the theme is “American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters” This invitational Law Day Program will be held at the law office of Keesal, Young  & Logan on Wednesday April 30, 2014.

Urban Bike Map Explores Downtown and Local Attractions

Celebrating National Bike Month and bike-friendly Long Beach, the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) announces the release of the “Downtown By Bike” urban bike map of Downtown Long Beach and surrounding areas.

The ROCK Church Wants to do Your Laundry

On Saturday, May 10, 2014 The ROCK Christian Fellowship in Long Beach, California will provide free Laundry Washes and Dryers for the surrounding community. This is the sixth time The ROCK Long Beach has provided this no-strings attached opportunity.

30 Professionals Visit St. Anthony as Mentors For a Day

Libby G. Garcia (left) mentors Jamie Gallegos about teaching.  Jamie was just accepted into Vanderbilt University. Seventy President’s Ambassadors were matched with 30 alumni and community professionals who offered their support as “Mentors-For-A-Day” at St.

Downtown Community Gardens Welcome All For “Garden on Tap” Event

Chef Paul photo by Ryan Smolar Downtown community gardens will be opening their doors to all on April 27th for a fun-filled afternoon of handcrafted beer, artisanal food and music at the upcoming “Garden on Tap” event.

The Arts Council for Long Beach Selects Victoria Bryan New Executive Director

After reviewing applications from across the USA, Canada, and Latin America, The Arts Council for the City of Long Beach has concluded its search for a new Executive Director. On April 7th, ACLB president, Marco Schindelmann, offered to the Board of Directors, for consideration and approval, the Search Committee’s recommendation of Victoria Bryan.

Long Beach Community Heroes Make the List of So Cal’s Top 25 Influencers

Three Long Beach locals are chosen among top 25 people making Southern California a better place to live. Three Long Beach residents received special recognition this week when MyLife released their list of The 25 Most Influential People in Southern California.

City Health Officer Reports Whooping Cough Increasing in Long Beach

Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is on the rise in Long Beach and City health officials are encouraging residents to immunize themselves and their families against this preventable disease.

Spotlight on Children’s Day USA recently spoke with Jim J Oberst, Founder / secretary of Children’s Day USA, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.

Indira Rojas Calderon joins the 2014 Long Beach Pride Parade

Former Miss Nicaragua International, Indira Rojas Calderon. Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride is proud to announce the former Miss Nicaragua International, Indira Rojas Calderon, will be participating in the 2014 Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade on May 18, 2014.

Mayor Foster and Others Host Grand Opening Event for Chittick Field Sports Complex

Mayor Bob Foster, Sixth District City Councilmember Dee Andrews and the Departments of Parks, Recreation & Marine and Public Works invite the public to a grand opening event for the Chittick Field sports complex, on Wednesday, April 23 at 11:00 am.

Airport Director Mario Rodriguez Leaving Long Beach to Lead Indianapolis Airport Authority

Long Beach Airport Director Mario Rodriguez Long Beach Airport Director Mario Rodriguez announced today his resignation from the City of Long Beach to accept a position as Executive Director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority. 

Master Gardeners Host Succulent Planting Workshop April 26

Do you want to decorate your home or patio with beautiful, drought resistant plants that even your urinating cat can’t kill? Then come to the succulent workshop!

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