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Cultural Alliance of Long Beach Hosts Body Positive Event; Celebrates Release of New Novel, Fatizen 24602


To celebrate the release of the novel, Fatizen 24602, by Philip C. Barragan II, men and women of all sizes are invited to take part in this unique event that proclaims: “Fat is not four letter word!” The event features readings by the author, a plus-size fashion show with styles from Curves Make a Woman and Wild Siren, spoken word performed by Matt Sedillo, Derek D.

Internship Program Builds Creative Economy by Matching Art Students with Local Employers


Having an arts degree can be a tough sell for some employers, but with the launch of the new Creative Long Beach internship program top students are offered paid internship positions throughout the creative economy. Creative Long Beach believes the wealth of talent, skills, and ingenuity in advanced arts students at California State University, Long Beach is a perfect match for developing creative problem solvers and passionate employees throughout our city.

Grammy Award-winner Matt Catingub Conducts POPS! Concert in March


On Saturday, March 28, lovers of the Long Beach Symphony POPS! will groove to rhythms from around the world featuring the music of Jobim, Tito Puente and Sergio Mendes, among others, at a one-night-only concert at the Long Beach Arena honoring the Port of Long Beach and the Waterfront Community for their support of Long Beach Symphony’s free, music education programs.

Found Theatre Holds Emergency Fundraiser For Arts & Services For Disabled


Arts & Services For Disabled, one of The Found’s oldest and most beloved community partners had a couple of tough breaks this week…no pun intended. Their beautiful, art-filled oasis on PCH, just one of four of their facilities providing therapeutic art, music, theatre and other services to severely disabled adults, was burglarized twice in one week.

Join Long Beach Heritage on a Downtown Walking Tour March 21


Join Long Beach Heritage, Saturday, March 21, 2015 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 neighborhoods throughout the United States.

ArtGallery73 to Host First U.S. Show For Artist Angelika Toth


ArtGallery73 is proud to present Angelika Toth’s first U.S. Show in California, on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the Saylin Studio. Angelika is a renowned contemporary painter from Hungary, whose work has been exhibited in New York, Germany, China and her home town, Budapest.

Issue Driven Performances to Spotlight 2015 in The Studio at Long Beach Playhouse


Continuing to offer more issue driven and relevant theatre, at Long Beach Playhouse, the 2015 season will touch on themes such as bi-gender love, war, intolerance, subjugation, finding the perfect wave and just having a great time!

Honey Whiskey Trio Returns to Long Beach for Concert at Grace First Presbyterian Church

Honey Whiskey Trio

Honey Whiskey Trio Music at the Point at Grace First Presbyterian Church, Long Beach is proud to welcome The Honey Whiskey Trio to the Grace First Sanctuary on Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. The Honey Whiskey Trio explores harmony in folk, bluegrass and any melody that catches the ear.

March First Fridays Spotlights Women’s History Month


A wise woman once said, “Well behaved women seldom make history.”  On March 6, First Fridays is honoring that spirit with our special Women’s History Month event. Help us celebrate those special ladies who have helped shape our lives through music, art, and culture.

Long Beach Playhouse Announces Open Auditions For New Works Workshop Production & Bengal Tiger


New Works, Collaborative Season Children of Camelot Author: Nakisa Aschtiani Director: Kate Woodruff Run: Apr. 17 to April 18, 2015 Friday and Saturday at 8pm Audition Dates: Open Call Dates: Thursday, March 5th Times: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse Rehearsals: Date and Time: Monday-Wednesday 7:00 – 10:00 pm Thursdays 4:00-7:00 pm Sundays 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse Audition Requirements: Bring headshot and resume.

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