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David Sanborn Performance at Carpenter Center Will Benefit End Polio Now Campaign

David Sanborn ~ Photo by Hollis King

David Sanborn ~ Photo by Hollis King Six-time Grammy-winner David Sanborn will bring his genre-defying saxophone style to the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center on the Cal State Long Beach campus March 15 at 2 p.m.

Local Girl Scout Shares the Joy of Crafting With Patients at Miller Children’s Hospital

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Patients at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach are benefiting from the implementation of the Crafty Kids Club, a new club started by a local Girl Scout earning her Gold Award. Audrey See, a senior in the PACE magnet program at Long Beach Poly has been a Girl Scout since she was six years old.

St. Anthony Students Move to Finals in International Student Film Competition

From the film “Making a Killing”

From the film “Making a Killing” The senior class of St. Anthony High School’s Marine Science Academy, ten students divided into two teams, secured two of the top 10 finalist spots for the San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival’s 4th Annual Student Film Competition. 

Covenant Presbyterian Church to Host a Free Performance by The U.S. Naval Academy Gospel Choir

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Don’t miss the highly acclaimed U.S. Naval Academy Gospel Choir in concert, under the direction of Ms. Karla Scott. An upbeat, inspirational musical ensemble comprised of 50+ midshipmen, this fine vocal group has performed in major cities all across America, including Washington, D.C.

Rose’s Pawn Shop Headlines Roots Music Night at Alex’s Bar

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The Kings Inn: Roots Music Night kicked off  at Long Beach’s premier live music venue for punk rock and beyond last month with Leon Virgil Bowers and guests and will return to Alex’s this week on February 27th with a lineup stacked with great local, regional and touring acts.

Musical Theatre West Romances Audiences with South Pacific

Christopher Carl as Emile DeBecque and Aleesa Neeck as Ensign Nellie Forbrush in South Pacific. Photo courtesy of Musical Theatre West.

Christopher Carl as Emile DeBecque and Aleesa Neeck as Ensign Nellie Forbrush in South Pacific. Photo courtesy of Musical Theatre West. Musical Theatre West (MTW) brings Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific to the stage this month.

An Afternoon with Best Sellling Author Susan Orlean Feb. 21st

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Susan Orlean, acclaimed journalist and best-selling author will be the featured speaker of the Blanche Collins Forum at Long Beach Public Library.

Long Beach Playhouse Presents The Real Thing

Louisa Dienst and Noah Wagner. Photography by Mike Hardy

Louisa Dienst and Noah Wagner. Photography by Mike Hardy Tom Stoppard, author of Shakespeare in Love and several other well-regarded contemporary works, takes aim at truth, fiction, romantic illusions and the realities of relationships in his play The Real Thing.

The Queen Mary Hosts ScotsFestival & International Highland Games

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The Queen Mary is pleased to welcome back the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXII February 14-15 from 9AM-6PM. Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine in ode to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.

Travel on SuperSaver Airlines in Found Theatre’s Best-selling Show

The most popular show in Found Theatre history: 1991's "Beyond The Valley of the Flight Attendants." Seen here, SuperSaver Airlines' finest: Kathleen Gray as Penny, Virginia DeMoss as Debbie and Cynthia Galles as Connie.

The most popular show in Found Theatre history: 1991’s “Beyond The Valley of the Flight Attendants.” Seen here, SuperSaver Airlines’ finest: Kathleen Gray as Penny, Virginia DeMoss as Debbie and Cynthia Galles as Connie.

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