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Single Day Tickets Now Available For Shoreline Jam and Long Beach Funk Fest

Peeper on stage at Shoreline Jam

Peeper on stage at Shoreline Jam The Queen Mary lights up Labor Day weekend with Shoreline Jam August 30 – 31, followed by the sixth annual Long Beach Funk Fest on September 1. Single day tickets for the two-day Shoreline Jam festival will go on-sale August 1 and single day tickets for Long Beach Funk Fest are currently on-sale now.

1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park Kicks Off Saturday

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1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park, a new monthly event focusing on highlighting local musical talent, theater, and other performance groups to perform at the Historic Bixby Band Shell will have its inaugural event on August 2nd from 5pm to 8pm and will continue through 2015.

“Murder on the Grill”: Community Hospital Employee Foundation’s 7th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner

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Mark your calendars and get ready to have fun – laugh – nibble on a delicious dinner – enjoy libations – help solve the “Murder on the Grill” – and, watch some of your favorite “characters” cavort on stage.

Silverado Bluegrass Band Featured at Rancho Los Cerritos Free Summer Concert

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This Sunday, July 27th, Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is hosting the second of 3 free Summer concerts in their beautiful backyard, this time featuring the dazzling musicianship and harmonies of the Silverado Bluegrass Band.

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.

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.

“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.

“42 – The True Story of An American Legend” This Weeks 100 Days of Summer Movie

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To keep the momentum going, half way through the summer on July 19, join us for a free screening of “42 – The True Story of an American Legend” (Pg 13) at Blair Field, 4700 Deukmejian Dr in Recreation Park.

Homeland Cultural Center Dance Fest Highlights Diverse Ensembles

Homeland Cultural Dance Fest image via the City of Long Beach.

Homeland Cultural Dance Fest image from the City of Long Beach. The 6th annual Homeland Cultural Center “Dance Fest” will take place on Saturday, July 20 at 4 p.m. at the Center Theater in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 300 E.

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