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1st Saturdays Music at Bixby Park Continues Sept. 6

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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 held its inaugural event earlier this month.

Brilliant Colors of Van Gogh Shine at Mural Under the Stars

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Gregorio Luke will end his summer series “Mural Under the Stars” at the ArtExchange (ArtX) on Saturday, August 23rd from 8pm-midnight.  With the urban landscape as the backdrop; attendees will experience an evening of live music, stunning images projected on a large screen, an enlightening lecture, and a chance to view the work of local artists.

Concerts at El Dorado Park Extended Two Additional Weeks

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Fifth District Councilwoman Stacy Mungo and Councilman Patrick O’Donnell, will extend the concerts at El Dorado Park two additional weeks, in partnership with We Love Long Beach and sponsors AeroPlex, Laborers’ Local 1309, and MetroPorts.

The Found Theatre of Long Beach to Host “Pocho In The House”

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The Found Theatre of Long Beach will host three performances of the powerful one-man show  “Pocho In The House,” which uses humor to break down stereotypes and foster cross-cultural understanding. Written and performed by Joe Voltierra, “Pocho In The House” is a personal tour through life growing up–and continuing to grow up–in the sometimes strange, sometimes amusing, always interesting reality of a Mexican-American in contemporary California.

The Weary Boys Return to Alex’s Bar Saturday

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Hillgrass Bluebilly Southern California to host a country music concert featuring The Weary Boys triumphant return at Alex’s Bar, Saturday, August 16th . If you were around the underground country and rockabilly scene in the mid 2,000′s you most likely saw The Weary Boys perform all over popular venues in Southern California.

Enjoy Summer Nights and Good Music During The Aquarium of the Pacific’s Summer Concert Series

Aquarium of the Pacific’s Summer Concert Series

Scott Martin The Aquarium of the Pacific’s Rooftop Veranda will serve as the setting for a Summer Concert Series. Wednesdays through September 10, the Aquarium in conjunction with Kirschner Creative Artists, will present a selection of musical acts to benefit the Aquarium’s educational programs and animal care.

The Children’s Theatre of Long Beach Welcome All Ages to Audition for “The Velveteen Rabbit”

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An original musical adaptation of Margery Williams’ classic children’s story, The Velveteen Rabbit, is being produced by The Children’s Theatre of Long Beach. With roles open for performers and actors of all ages, the Children’s Theatre of Long Beach mainstage shows are terrific opportunities for families and friends to work together to tell great and meaningful stories.

Long Beach Opera Names Elizabeth Kurila Director of Development

Elizabeth Kurila, newly appointed Director of Development for Long Beach Opera

Elizabeth Kurila, newly appointed Director of Development for Long Beach Opera To facilitate its continued growth, Long Beach Opera (LBO) announces the appointment of Elizabeth Kurila as its new Director of Development. Her selection follows an extensive search conducted by Los Angeles-based Arts Consulting Group, North America’s leading provider of executive search and other consulting services for the arts and culture sector.

FREE New Activities Slated For Carpenter Performing Arts Center Arts For Life 2014-15 Season

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center on the campus of Cal State Long Beach announces the events and activities for the Arts for Life education program for the 2014-15 season. 

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

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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.

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