Long Beach News and Events

 

Queen Mary Goes Gatsby for 10th Art Deco Festival

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The Queen Mary, in association with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles (ADSLA), celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Art Deco Festival with a robust program of activities extended to five days August 28, 2014 – September 1, 2014.

CALB to Host Teen Empowerment Workshops

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The Cultural Alliance of Long Beach (CALB) ends its Summer Youth Program with two teen empowerment workshops. Public Speaking for Teens is Tuesday, July 29 from 6:00 – 9:00pm. Participants will learn the basics of public speaking, including organizing your presentations, engaging the audience and effective body language.

St. Anthony High School Names Allen Caveness Varsity Boys Basketball Coach

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St. Anthony High School has announced that Allen Caveness has been named their new Varsity Boys Basketball Coach. Caveness joins St. Anthony following successful stints as a head coach and assistant at the Junior College level, in addition to his continual involvement in the Drew League.

Long Beach Memorial Awarded for Saving Lives Through Organ Donations

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognized Long Beach Memorial with its Gold Medal of Honor—one of just two hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties and only eight in California honored for remarkable efforts in saving lives through organ donations.

Street Racing May Have Led to Traffic Fatality

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On Monday, July 21, 2014, at approximately 10:15 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the area of Ocean Boulevard and Orizaba Avenue regarding an injury traffic collision, which resulted in the death of a male adult, and serious injury to a second.

No Exit Opens at the Long Beach Playhouse

Genevieve Simon, Anthony B. Cohen and Natalie Beisner Photo by Mike Hardy

Genevieve Simon, Anthony B. Cohen and Natalie Beisner Photo by Mike Hardy Jean-Paul Sartre’s existential masterpiece No Exit opens at the Long Beach Playhouse on July 28. The play centers on three characters: two women and one man who are locked up together for eternity in one hideous room in hell.

Port Opens to Photographers for Series of Workshops

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The Port of Long Beach is partnering with the Arts Council for Long Beach for Port of Long Beach Photo, a three-part photography learning experience for amateur and pro photographers alike. The free program will be held in August and end in October, in conjunction with Long Beach Arts Month, which is an annual celebration of local arts and culture.

Youth Invited to Summer Leadership Academy and Mentoring Program

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The Leadership Academy and Mentoring Program (LAMP) invites Long Beach youth between the ages of 14-24 years old to join a fun and leadership-building program. LAMP is a unique mentoring program for teens looking to develop skills in: photography, fashion and graphic design, and music and video production.

“Consider the Match” to Premiere at The Found Theatre

Maggie Boles reading; Katie Faris arching.

Maggie Boles reading; Katie Faris arching. The Found Theatre of Long Beach will host the debut of a new play written, directed and performed by Long Beach artists Maggie Boles and Katie Faris: “Consider the Match.” Through the use of the surreal, absurd and awkward, “Consider the Match” follows two friends who ponder the complexities of today’s human existence through a series of quirky scenarios.

Dee Andrews Takes Students to Simulation Lab for “Hands-on” Medical Training

Susan Crockett, R.N., director, clinical workforce development, Long Beach Memorial, Nick Schultz, executive director, Pacific Gateway, Councilman Dee Andrews and students from the Youth Development Program at Pacific Gateway tour the Simulation Lab at Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s used to prepare future medical staff.

Susan Crockett, R.N., director, clinical workforce development, Long Beach Memorial, Nick Schultz, executive director, Pacific Gateway, Councilman Dee Andrews and students from the Youth Development Program at Pacific Gateway tour the Simulation Lab at Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s used to prepare future medical staff.

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