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The Kenneth Walker Dance Project to Debut The Seasons

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The Kenneth Walker Dance Project presents its annual homebase performance at the Martha B, Knoebel Dance Theater on the campus of California State University, Long Beach, August 13 & 14, 2016. The Seasons is KWDP’s most ambitious work to date.

Registration Open For 84th Annual Great Sand Sculpture Contest

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    Alfredo’s Beach Club through the Summer Beach Party series, sponsored by the Long Beach Port, is ramping up to host this year’s 84th Annual Great Sand Sculpture Contest. The free, two-day community festival featuring professional and semi-professional sand sculptors, food and craft vendors, family friendly kid’s zone, live music, drink garden and more will take place August 13th and 14th at Granada Beach.

Long Beach Playhouse Presents Free Shakespeare in the Park

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Long Beach Playhouse (LBP) joins forces with the East Anaheim Street Business Alliance (EASBA) to provide a free Shakespeare in the Park event for the Zaferia community. Sponsored by the business owners of Zaferia, LBP will be mounting a streamlined version of William Shakespeare’s immortal play about love, magic, and what happens when the two meet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 

Long Beach Symphony Presents “Percussion Paints Pictures,” A Free Afternoon of Music and Fun

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On Saturday, July 9, at 2:00 p.m., Long Beach Symphony musicians present “Percussion Paints Pictures,” a free interactive performance in the new amphitheater at Cesar Chavez Park (401 Golden Avenue), designed for fun-loving people of all ages.

Long Beach Heritage Hosts Downtown Walking Tour Saturday

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Join Long Beach Heritage, Saturday, Saturday, July 16, 2016, for a Walking Tour of Downtown Long Beach. Long Beach was recently voted the best walkable, large city in Southern California by Walk Score, a company that rates neighbourhood throughout the United States.

Community Hospital Long Beach Employees Foundation Committee Presents the 9th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner and Play

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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.

Long Beach Playhouse Presents How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

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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.

Long Beach Chorale & Chamber Orchestra to Hold Auditions

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  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.

Mud Mania: A Celebration of Adobe! at Rancho Los Cerritos

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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.

Michiel Daniel Exhibition at Studio 347

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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.

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