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Rancho Los Cerritos To Host Free Concert Featuring the Band of the California Battalion


To commemorate the Rancho’s transfer from the Bixby family to the City of Long Beach in 1955, Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is presenting Back To The 50’s, a celebration of American Rock n’ Roll, Jazz, and Country Music.

“Beach Streets” Gets Residents Rolling, Walking, Moving Uptown


Two large community festivals, concerts, skate and BMX expos, art exhibits, petting zoos and bands playing on restaurant patios are just some of the entertainment and activities planned for the “Beach Streets Uptown” Open Street event on Saturday, June 6.

Pianist Sonya Lee and Vocalist Melina Kalomas Bring Rarely Performed Strauss Melodrama to Music at the Point

Sonja Lee

Sonja Lee Music at the Point is proud to welcome pianist, Sonja Lee and vocalist, Melina Kalomas to the Grace First Sanctuary on Saturday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Matisyahu and The Green to Headline The Queen Mary’s 5th Annual Shoreline Jam Festival, Tickets On Sale Now


The Queen Mary  is pleased to announce the lineup for the 5th annual Shoreline Jam Festival Sept. 5-6 at the Waterfront Event Park. Matisyahu will headline the fest on Saturday, September 5 and The Green will headline the stage on Sunday, September 6.

Death of a Salesman Opens At the Long Beach Playhouse

Tyler Gray as Bernard, Karl Schott as Willy Loman, and Harriet Whitmyer as Linda Loman

Tyler Gray as Bernard, Karl Schott as Willy Loman, and Harriet Whitmyer as Linda Loman The Long Beach Playhouse proudly presents Death of a Salesman on its Mainstage Theater from May 23 to June 20, 2015. It is the first time the Playhouse has ever done the play, which centers on the life of a traveling salesman who is past his prime, is struggling to remain relevant as his life crumbles around him.   

Free ‘Pop Vinyl’ Concert Kicks Off “100 Days of Summer”

Pop Vinyl~Photo from Facebook

Pop Vinyl~Photo from Facebook From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Long Beach will offer hundreds of free or low cost cultural programs, sports activities and special events throughout the City. “100 Days of Summer” is a partnership among Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine and the Long Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to promote opportunities to “stay and play” in Long Beach.

Chiquis Rivera Selected one of the Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade Grand Marshals

Mayor Robert Garcia and Chiquis Rivera

Mayor Robert Garcia and Chiquis Rivera Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride is proud to announce that Chiquis Rivera will be participating in the 2015 Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade on May 17, 2015.

Carpenter Performing Arts Center Closes Out Season With Four Remaining Performances

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center

  The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center closes out its 2014-15 season this month with four more professional performances, including a free concert.

US Air Force Band Debuts Song at Free Concert Honoring Japanese-American Vets


Despite facing prejudice, mistrust and the internment of their families back home, they served overseas with honor and distinction. They were the Japanese-American soldiers of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442 Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service, who comprised about 14,000 soldiers during World War II.

Get Back to School!!! Kicks Off 2015 Season For Stearns Musical Theatre Company


“Get Back to School!!! – The one day that changed our lives forever…” is the spring musical brought to you by Stearns Musical Theatre Company (SMTC). The 2015 season kicks off with a musical variety show fit for the whole family and will take place at the Bixby Auditorium at 5251 E Stearns St , Long Beach , CA 90815 .

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