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Community Hospital Long Beach Employees Foundation Committee Presents the 9th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner and Play
Mark your calendars and throw on your “glad rags” as we travel back to the 1920s – enjoy a delicious dinner and libations – help solve “Murder, Mayhem & Moonshine” while watching some of your favorite “characters” horse around on stage.
Allison Aoun _SMITTY, Monica Beld _ROSEMARY, Steven Alcantar _FINCH, Mallory Kerwin _HEDY LaRUE Climbing the corporate ladder has always been easy for some and difficult for others. In 1961, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying explained the secrets off success included luck, charm, connections and a willingness to use those things to personal advantage.
The Long Beach Chorale, one of Long Beach’s most respected musical organizations, encourages talented singers to audition for its 2016-17 season! Auditions will be held by appointment during the month of August; rehearsals take place on Monday nights in the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach.
Squish some history between your toes at Mud Mania: A Celebration of Adobe! Guests will have the opportunity to make real adobe bricks, plaster the horno, construct a mini-adobe home, compete in mud relay races, and much more as they learn about our local adobe soil and its many uses throughout history.
Michael Stearns Studio 347 presents Michiel Daniel, Recent Painting. His abstractions are inspired by ocean life at extreme depths. With this work, he employs a broad range of influences including the work of the Pattern and Decoration Painters, Pop Art, California Finish Fetish and Surrealism.
International City Theatre presents a send-up of Chekhov’s plays that is so completely hilarious, it doesn’t even matter if you think Chekhov is just the name of that Russian guy on Star Trek. Mary Jo DuPrey helms a new production of the deliciously wacky, Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang.
Dr. James K. Bass Following a national search, the Long Beach Camerata Singers (LBCS) has selected Dr. James K. Bass as its next Artistic Director. His appointment will begin on July 1, 2017. During the 2016-2017 artistic year, which is current Artistic Director Robert Istad’s final season, Dr.
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Long Beach will offer hundreds of free or low-cost cultural programs, sports activities and special events throughout the City. “100 Days of Summer” is a partnership among Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine and the Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau to promote opportunities to “stay and play” in Long Beach.
On June 15 at 5:30 P.M., the Long Beach Playhouse will present the sixth annual Return to the Long Beach Home Companion at the offices of Keesal Young and Logan. This truly unique event is a fundraiser for the Playhouse which at 87 years is one of the city’s oldest arts organizations.
Once a year, Long Beach Heritage invites the public to view some of the unique homes that make up the city’s rich architectural history. The 2016 Great Homes Tour, on Sunday, June 5 from 12-5 pm, will showcase five architecturally distinguished homes in the Bluff Park, Naples, Virginia Country Club and Bixby Knolls areas of Long Beach, two of which, were designed by noted architect Edward Killingsworth.