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Creation Station: Sunny Yellow Offers an Afternoon of Old-Fashioned Fun at Rancho Los Cerritos


Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is offering an exciting afternoon of free, good old-fashioned fun for children at Creation Station: Sunny Yellow. This drop-in, historically-themed craft workshop will be on Saturday, May 7th from 1-4pm and is perfect for children ages 5-11.

Long Beach Symphony Presents an Evening of Mozart, Handel and Beethoven featuring Guest Conductor Lucas Richman

Maestro Lucas Richman

Maestro Lucas Richman When Maestro Lucas Richman steps to the podium of the Terrace Theater (300 E. Ocean Blvd.) on Saturday, April 30 at 8:00 p.m., it will have been almost precisely one year since he previously did so in a performance of Shostakovich’s Symphony No.

Councilwoman Suzie Price Hosts 2nd Annual Spring into Summer Concert

3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price

Councilwoman Suzie Price is hosting the 2nd Annual Spring into Summer Concert on Sunday, April 24, featuring the band, Dustbowl Revival. Spring into Summer is a free, family event!

Around the World in 80 Days Starts This Weekend at The Playhouse

Stephen Alan Carver, Rick Reischman, and Lisa March. Photography by Mike Hardy.

Stephen Alan Carver, Rick Reischman, and Lisa March. Photography by Mike Hardy. The Long Beach Playhouse is taking audiences on the journey of a lifetime with their production of Around the World in 80 Days. Playing to their great strengths in set design and costuming, Phileas Fogg’s fast paced romp will be a visual delight.

Arts Council 2016-17 Grant Applications Now Available


The Arts Council for Long Beach is pleased to announce that its 2016–17 annual grant applications are now available. The applications and guidelines are located on the Arts Council website at The Arts Council provides three types of annual grants to fund Long Beach-based artists, organizations and initiatives: the Community Project Grant; Operating Grants I & II; and Professional Artist Fellowship Grants.

Charles Phoenix Brings His Live Comedy Slide Show “Long Beachland” to Retro Row


On Saturday, April 2, Ambassador of Americana Charles Phoenix returns to Fourth Street’s Retro Row for a new installment of LONG BEACHLAND — his live comedy slide show performance celebrating all the wonderful, weird, and historic elements that make Long Beach everyone’s favorite city-by-the-sea. 

Evening of Song and Style Fundraiser to Benefit Bluff Park Historic Lamppost Project


Long Beach business Sasha’s – Living with Style will host a fundraiser benefitting the Bluff Park Historic Lamppost Project, which is an historic preservation and community benefit project of the Bluff Park Neighborhood Association (BPNA), a nonprofit entity.

Cheap Trick to Perform at Rock-N-Roar Concert During Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Weekend

Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick Just one week after their April 8 induction into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the classic rock band Cheap Trick will celebrate the milestone by starring in the Rock-N-Roar Concert at the April 15-17 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

LA Opera Discusses Madame Butterfly at El Dorado Neighborhood Library


On Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 2:00 PM, the El Dorado Neighborhood Library will host an LA Opera Community Educator, who will present a multi-media program about the opera Madame Butterfly.

Five Unique Plays Highlight a New Season at The Studio at Long Beach Playhouse


The Studio at Long Beach Playhouse continues to push the envelope with a lineup of five disparate plays that all have something to say. 

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