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Burns Supper Kicks Off Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIV

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The Queen Mary welcomes back the celebration of true Scottish heritage with the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIV February 18-19. The festival will kick off with the Burns Supper on February 17 followed by a full weekend of rich Scottish culture highlighted through authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine all in ode to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.  

Join Long Beach Heritage On a Walking Tour of The East Village Saturday

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  Join Long Beach Heritage Saturday, January 14, 2017, for the East Village Walking tour. Future tours of the historic district will be given the second Saturday of each month. The East Village is home to several of the earliest “own-your-own” residential high-rises catering to elegant resort living built after World War I and the discovery of oil in the region.

Leadership Long Beach Joins Mayor and Others to Spearhead MLK National Day of Service Throughout Long Beach

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Join us in Long Beach on the MLK holiday on Monday, January 16 as Leadership Long Beach, the Port of Long Beach, the Office of Mayor Robert Garcia, the Office of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson and numerous community and city organizations collaborate to make the MLK, Jr.

Long Beach Opera Kicks Off 2017 Season With Henry Purcell’s The Fairy Queen

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Long Beach Opera (LBO) opens its 2017 season on January 22 and 28, 2017 with Henry Purcell’s 1692 The Fairy Queen, a re-telling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The California-based performance troupe Culture Clash and LBO’s Artistic and General Director Andreas Mitisek put their spin on this immortal tale.

Long Beach Chorale & Chamber Orchestra Presents “New Joy”; a Celebration for the Holidays

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  The Long Beach Chorale and Chamber Orchestra (LBCCO) announces their holiday celebration concert; “New Joy”, a concert of American holiday music, on Saturday, December 17, and Sunday, December 18, at Grace First Presbyterian Church in Long Beach.

HSLB To Present Long Beach Remembers Pearl Harbor Exhibit

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For three years the Historical Society of Long Beach has been preparing for an exhibition chronicling the effects of the fateful day when the Japanese Empire attacked the United States Naval Fleet, 75 years ago. The 1941 attack drew the United States into World War II and changed the city, its infrastructure, economy, and its community forever.

Elements, CSULB’s Acrobatic Physical Theatre Performance, Ends Nov 19

Elements, written and directed by Ezra LeBank and Rebecca Nakano. Production Photos by Keith Ian Polakoff

Elements, written and directed by Ezra LeBank and Rebecca Nakano. Production Photos by Keith Ian Polakoff California State University Long Beach (CSULB) Theatre Arts Department presents the world premiere of Elements, written and directed by Ezra LeBank and Rebecca Nakano.

CSULB Theatre Arts Department Presents The Duchess of Malfi

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California State University Long Beach (CSULB) Theatre Arts Department presents The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster playing December 2 to December 11 in the Studio Theatre on the campus of CSULB. The Duchess of Malfi, a macabre Jacobean play first performed in 1613, is directed by internationally-renowned Shakespeare teacher and director Rob Clare.

Raspin Stuwart to Perform at Viento Y Agua Saturday

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On Saturday November 12, 2016 singer/songwriter Raspin Stuwart will bring his song stylings and always entertaining personality to the stage at Viento Y Agua.

Maestra Mei-Ann Chen Conducts LB Symphony With Pianist Joyce Yang

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Maestra Mei-Ann Chen and Pianist Joyce Yang On Saturday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m., Long Beach Symphony welcomes dynamic guest conductor Mei-Ann Chen to the podium of the Terrace Theater in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center (300 E.

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