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Arts Council for Long Beach Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Artist Microgrants

Fund microgrants for Long Beach artists and get rewarded.

Fund microgrants for Long Beach artists and get rewarded. The Arts Council for Long Beach launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise money for artist microgrants. The Indiegogo crowdfunding effort raises money for the Arts Council’s popular monthly microgrant program.

Three-Part Program Opens Port to Photographers


The Port of Long Beach is partnering once again with the Arts Council for Long Beach for Port of Long Beach Photo, a three-part photography learning experience for amateur and pro photographers alike. The free program will be held this summer and end in October in conjunction with Long Beach Arts Month, which is an annual celebration of local arts and culture.

19th Annual International Performing Arts Championships Comes to Long Beach


Singers, musicians, dancers, actors and models are ready to compete before 75 judges from the entertainment industry at the 19th Annual World Championships of Performing Arts®, July 10 – 19, 2015 in Long Beach, California.

Port Town Tells the Vivid History of Long Beach and its Port


Port Town — the epic new history of how the people of Long Beach built, defended and profited from their port — is now available in e-book and paperback formats. Written by maritime journalists George and Carmela Cunningham, the book debuted on June 20 at the Long Beach Public Library Foundation’s 12th annual “Grape Expectations” benefit fundraiser. 

6th District Free Summer Events Announced


As the summer sun heats up, Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews announces his annual Sixth District Free Family Summer Events in Long Beach. They start in June and run through to September. “I hope everyone will take advantage of these free family events.

Second Saturdays: Room + Border Explore Scale in Abstract Paintings

Rebecca Giesking will exhibit at ArtX in June as part of Large Scalle // Small Scale at Room + Border.

Rebecca Giesking will exhibit at ArtX in June as part of Large Scalle // Small Scale at Room + Border. ArtExchange (ArtX) will host national artists, art sales and featured exhibitions for “artXwalk” happening June 13, 2015.

Mayor Garcia and Others Invite Public to Dedication of New Art at Rosie’s Dog Beach

Mayor Robert Garcia - Photo from Facebook

Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilwoman Suzie Price, and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, invite the public to a Dedication Ceremony for new public art at Rosie’s Dog Beach on Wednesday June 10, at 5:30 pm.

City Launches Healthy Go Uptown App at Beach Streets This Weekend


At Beach Streets Uptown this Saturday, June 6, the City of Long Beach will launch a new mobile app, Go Uptown, to help people explore all the concerts, festivals, restaurant specials, Zumba classes, art activities, and more during the inaugural Open Street event.

This Weekends Beach Streets Fun Begins at First Fridays


Join us for a weekend celebration of all things non-motorized starting with First Fridays Beach Streets Kick-Off on June 5! Ride, walk, skate, or unicycle to Atlantic Avenue for a night of art, music, and community. And don’t forget to come back the following day, June 6, for more pedestrian friendly activities at Beach Streets!

Tickets Now Available for Carpenter Center’s 2015-16 Season of Free Arts for Life Events

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center Tickets are now available for the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center’s free events and performances for the 2015-16 Arts for Life season. Arts for Life events connect the community to high-caliber artistic performances, conversation-starting and topical films and programs that complement the theater’s professional performance roster.

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