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Bret Harte Elementary Students Help Unveil Mural of Urban Watershed

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On September 26, 2016, the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Councilmember Al Austin office and the Arts Council for Long Beach unveiled a new mural in North Long Beach painted by local artist Art Martinez with help from Bret Harte Elementary School students.

Port of Long Beach Photo Gallery Goes On Display Oct. 2

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For the fourth year in a row, the Arts Council has partnered with the Port of Long Beach for the Port of Long Beach PHOTO GALLERY, a three-part photography learning experience for amateur and professional photographers alike.

Long Beach Symphony Begins 82nd Season with New Music Director

Maestro Benjamin Rous will lead the Symphony in a performance of Prokofiev’s Symphony #5. Photo courtesy of the Long Beach Symphony.

Maestro Benjamin Rous will lead the Symphony in a performance of Prokofiev’s Symphony #5. Photo courtesy of the Long Beach Symphony. Long Beach Symphony opens its 82nd season on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center Terrace Theater with excitement and a new vision for the arts and music scene in the City of Long Beach.

Creation Station 2016-2017 Season to Begin at Rancho Los Cerritos

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One of Rancho Los Cerritos’ signature family programs, Creation Station, will begin its 2016-2017 season on Saturday, Oct. 1, with Outrageous Orange, an afternoon of Halloween-themed arts and crafts.

CSULB’s University Players’ Presents Stop the World, I Want to Get Off

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CSULB Theatre Arts Department’s University Players’ presents Stop the World, I Want to Get Off with book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, directed by Joanne Gordon. This quirky British musical features Alexandra Billings from Amazon’s Transparent as Evie and plays in the Studio Theatre on the CSULB campus October 7, 2016 through October 16, 2016.

Long Beach Heritage Hosts East Village Walking Tour Saturday

This month's tour will include the Broadlind hotel among other historic East Village locations.  Photo from wikimedia.

Saturday’s tour will include the Broadlind hotel among other historic East Village locations. Photo from wikimedia. Join Long Beach Heritage Saturday, September 10, 2016 for the East Village Walking tour. Future tours of the historic district will be given the second Saturday of each month.

Arts Council for Long Beach to Host Annual State of the Arts Event September 22

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On Thursday, September 22 from 9–10:30 a.m., the Arts Council for Long Beach will host its annual State of the Arts event, and for the second year in its history, the event is in partnership with the Office of Mayor Robert Garcia.

Arthur Miller’s A View From The Bridge Kicks Off Cal Rep’s 2016-2017 Season

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California Repertory Company (Cal Rep) at California State University, Long Beach announces the opening of its 2016-2017 season with Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge, directed by CSULB alumnus Jeff Paul. The Broadway production of A View from the Bridge recently received the 2016 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.

Long Beach Comedy Writer Finds His Way With Taoism Podcast

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  Tod Perry 39-year-old Tod Perry is a busy man. The Long Beach-based freelance advertising copywriter and former CBS Radio host is a regular contributor to the popular news sites GOOD and Buzzworthy, and is a new father.

All Female Cast Takes On The Importance of Being Earnest at The Playhouse

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Only one other writer could compete with Shakespeare for the title of the most quoted playwright, and that is Oscar Wilde. Long Beach playhouse takes on an all female cast with The Importance of Being Earnest directed by ‘Phie Mura in the Studio. 

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