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Originally a 1938 radio play by Norman Corwin, LBSC’s The Plot to Overthrow Christmas is a fully-costumed, staged version of that play, with colorful characters. For the third year in a row, LBSC will present Orson Welles’ classic 1939 radio adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
Beloved former Long Beach Symphony POPS! conductor Michael Krajewski returns to the stage of the Long Beach Arena on November 22 at 8:00 p.m., bringing his legendary wit and sense of humor to the POPS! audience in a concert that celebrates the world’s most famous spy!
Hot off the heels of a record breaking year for Dark Harbor, The Queen Mary’s full holiday event season continues as the coolest winter wonderland in Southern California, CHILL, prepares to open on November 21. New in 2014, all CHILL guests can enjoy unlimited access to The Ice Kingdom, ice tubing, ice skating with skate rentals and a visit on the Queen Mary ship with the purchase of general admission tickets.
Join in this worldwide celebration of storytelling as local storytellers join together to bring their stories to the Nature Center. This is an evening of adult storytelling to enchant people ages 10 and up at the El Dorado Nature Center, Saturday, November 22, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.
Downtown Long Beach restaurants, bars and streets will be filled with music at Downtown Long Beach Associates’ (DLBA) new music series: Live After 5. A monthly event that will activate entertainment venues as well a non- traditional locations such as parks, vacant storefronts and street corners with live performers on the second Thursday of each month, Live After 5 will celebrate the local arts and music culture.
Long before Elsa sang “Let It Go”, a little mermaid named Ariel dreamed about being “A Part of Your World”. For many young women, she was the first Disney princess to capture their hearts and imagination. They remember watching the movie over and over until the VHS tape wore out.
Sustainable Long Beach presents a free screening of the award-winning documentary Growing Cities on November 12 from 5 – 8 PM at the Main Library (100 Pacific Ave). “Growing Cities” examines how cities across the United States are taking food security into their own hands, using innovative approaches to grow food in urban and industrial environments.
ArtExchange (ArtX) highlights the opening of its 3rd Annual Holiday Salon, along with special exhibitions from ArtX studio artists Kenny McBride and Leah C. Dixon at this Saturday’s East Village Art Walk from 6:00 PM to 9:00PM, November 8.
Trio Céleste Music at the Point is proud to welcome Trio Céleste to the Grace First Sanctuary this Sunday, November 9 at 3:00 p.m. When Kevin Loucks and Iryna Krechkovsky came to Grace First in February, they brought a Stradivarius violin, and blew us all away with their incredible performance.
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.