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Saturday, November 1, 2014, children, ages 6-11, are invited to participate in a free drop-in craft and activities program called Creation Station. November’s theme, Brilliant Brown, will include seasonally themed take-home crafts and activities that use natural colors and materials.
Miller Children’s patient, Natalie, proudly displays the beach themed work of art she created at the7th Annual “Artful Healing for Our Heroes” art exhibit. On Friday, Oct. 24, dozens of patients, families, nurses and visitors made their way to Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach for the 7th Annual “Artful Healing for Our Heroes” art exhibit.
On Thursday, October 2, The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor unleashed a spectacle of new haunted spirits, mazes and attractions that landed the annual festival on the Travel Channel’s list of the top ten haunts in the world. Nightly Dark Harbor attracts thousands of brave thrill seekers and continues to experience record-breaking attendance growth annually making it the fastest growing haunt in Southern California.
On Saturday, November 8 at 8 pm, Edwin Outwater, the versatile young conductor of Ontario’s Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony will step to the podium of the Terrace Theater at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center to lead the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra in the second of six Classical concerts.
On Sunday, October 26th, the 5th Annual Long Beach Farm dinner will benefit the Growing Experience Urban Farm by offering an immaculate multi-course dinner at the farm itself! The “under the stars” event is a celebration showcasing the seasonal bounty of the Autumn Harvest at the Growing Experience, an urban farm located at 750 Via Carmelitos in Long Beach.
Tile has been integral to the decoration of exterior and internal spaces for over 4,000 years and achieved prominence in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Southern California was home to some of the most notable tile artists and manufacturers including Batchelder, CalCo, Catalina and Malibu.
Members of the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company (UCB TourCo) – one of the most acclaimed improvisation and sketch comedy troupes in the nation – will bring their specialized training and performance skills to the CSULB Theatre Arts Department on Saturday, November 8.
EverythingLongBeach.com recently spoke with Karen Reside, Space Manager of Cultural Alliance of Long Beach, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.
Dylan Thomas and Bob Dylan In observance of the Dylan Thomas Centennial on Sunday, October 26, folksinger/educator Ross Altman and the Found Theatre will host a very special celebration featuring the work of the brilliant Welsh poet and his superstar namesake, Bob Dylan (aka Bob Zimmerman).
Artist Jocelyn Foye, known for her dynamic performance-based works, will present a spectacular dance and music project as part of the Arts Council for Long Beach’s A LOT Initiative. For this project, Field Dance & The Crane, Jocelyn will transform amateur dancers into complex, choreographed forms.