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All Female Cast Takes On The Importance of Being Earnest at The Playhouse

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Only one other writer could compete with Shakespeare for the title of the most quoted playwright, and that is Oscar Wilde. Long Beach playhouse takes on an all female cast with The Importance of Being Earnest directed by ‘Phie Mura in the Studio. 

Maestro Eckart Preu Selected New Music Director at Long Beach Symphony

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Maestro Eckart Preu The Long Beach Symphony Association Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the hiring of Maestro Eckart Preu (rhymes with joy!), the 8th Music Director in our 82-year history.

Community Invited to Provide Input on Sustainable City Action Plan Priorities

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The community is invited to provide input on Sustainable City Action Plan (SCAP) priorities for the coming year, during the Sustainable City Commission meeting on Thursday, August 25, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the Long Beach City Council Chamber, 333 W.

Long Beach Camerata Singers Announce 2016-17 Concert Season

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The Long Beach Camerata Singers, a 90-voice professional choir, proudly announces its 10-concert season for 2016-17 beginning October 2, 2016 and culminating on June 3, 2017. Among the 10 performances – 4 of which are free of charge – is a new holiday concert for families.

Leadership Long Beach Hosts Annual Community Welcome Reception

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Leadership Long Beach (LLB) will introduce its 28th Institute class (adult principled leadership training program) during its annual Community Welcome Reception on Monday, August 29 from 5:30-7:00p.m. at Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 Bixby Hill Road, near CSULB at Atherton and Palo Verde.

Kathryn McDermott Named Interim Director of Economic and Property Development

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Kathryn McDermott City Manager Patrick H. West today named Kathryn McDermott, a highly qualified executive with more than 30 years of experience in business development and real estate, as Interim Director of Economic and Property Development.

LBTV Wins Award for Engaging Citizens Through Social Media

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Long Beach TV (LBTV), the City’s award-winning television channel, and the Technology & Innovation Department were recognized in the “Most Innovative Use of Social Media/Citizen Engagement” category of the 2016 Best of California Awards for their video-rich Social Media, by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government.

REAL 92.3 DJs Join B.o.B, Lil Jon, Tyga and Kent Jones at Queen Mary’s WET Carnival

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The Queen Mary’s WET Carnival is Southern California’s newest festival experience bringing live performances from today’s top artists including B.o.B, Lil Jon, Tyga, Kent Jones and more to the Long Beach shore on Saturday, September 3.

City Council Approves Sale of North Village Properties to LAB Holding, LLC

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At the August 16th City Council meeting, the City Council approved the purchase and sale agreement of 30 parcels near the new Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library by LAB Holding, LLC (The LAB)  for $6,943,200.  The locations are part of past Redevelopment Agency lots now owned by the City through the Long Beach Successor Agency Long Range Property Management Plan.

Bluff Park Neighborhood Association to Host “Some Enchanted Bluff Park Evening,” a Fundraiser to Benefit Historic Lamppost Project

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Bluff Park Neighborhood Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, will host a fundraising benefit on September 17 for its Historic Lamppost Project with the vision of “bringing lamppost history back” to the Bluff Park Historic District.

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