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This Week in 100 Days of Summer

100-days-of-summer Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine and the Long Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau are teaming up for the fifth year in a row to offer www.100daysofsummer.org, a searchable calendar of free concerts & movies, Long Beach Sea Festival events, El Dorado Nature Center & historic site events, and ideas for spontaneous fun like hiking, biking, golf, tennis, swimming, and youth and teen programs.

Folk and Roots Music Showcase at Alex’s Bar This Friday

possessed by paul james Possessed by Paul James will play Alex’s Bar with Sean & Zander and Blind John Pope on Friday, June 27 from 8pm–2am. Hillgrass Bluebilly Southern California to host a Folk & Roots Music Showcase featuring touring headliner Texas-based Multi-Instrumentalist and one-man-band, Possessed By Paul James plus co-headliner the fiery punk rock “Legendary Duo” turned “West Coast Roots”, Sean Wheeler & Zander Schloss and more. 

Lumina Foundation Partners With LBCC on Program Focusing on Latino Student Success

Long Beach City College Long Beach City College has been selected by the prestigious Lumina Foundation for a major collaborative partnership focused on the student success of Latinos. Latinos are the fastest-growing student population in America and the new effort is focused on leveraging the critical connection between their educational attainment and the future of the national economy.

ICT Presents A Rare Revival of “The Robber Bridegroom”

ict-obber-bridegroom Funny, rowdy and sexy. A rare revival of The Robber Bridegroom, with book and lyrics by Alfred Uhry and music by Robert Waldman, opens at International City Theatre on October 14. Low-priced previews take place on October 11, 12 and 13.

Mud Mania festivities return to Rancho Los Cerritos Sunday

mud-mania Squish some history between your toes on Sunday, August 21 at the delightfully muddy festival where you’re not supposed to stay clean. With a large mud pit, an archaeological dig and many muddy activities, Mud Mania at Rancho Los Cerritos is the perfect venue for children and adults who love to get dirty.

Inaugural Rose Park Bluegrass Festival Set for August 21

Rose Park Blugrass Festival Enjoy the uniquely American sounds of Bluegrass, American Folk Music and Rock & Roll at the inaugural Rose Park Bluegrass Festival at Rose Park on August 21, 2011. A diverse collection of Bluegrass music acts and variety entertainment will take the stage, including Frank Fairfield, Lonesome Otis, Wreck N Sow, Signal Hill Billy’s and more. 

Praised Jazz Violinist Christian Howes To Appear at The Found Theartre

Chris_Howes The Found Theartre Christian Howes On Thursday, February 3, 2011 Jazz Violinist Christian Howes will take the stage at The Found Theartre for One Night Only! Praised as the world’s best jazz fiddler, New York-based musician and educator Christian Howes will make a rare Long Beach appearance at the Found.

Found Theatre organizes emergency fundraiser for Haiti relief effort

found-theatre In order to get some quick cash to the Haiti relief effort, The Found Theatre is hosting an emergency fundraiser this Sunday evening, featuring fantastic music, comedy, poetry, spoken word…plus liquid refreshments and home-baked goodies.

2009 Rancho Summer Concert Series starts Sunday

rancho-los-cerritos-287x300 Bring a picnic dinner and get your groove on this summer at the Rancho Los Cerritos Summer Concert Series. Four outdoor concerts will feature toe tapping bluegrass of The Witcher Brothers, old school blues with Bernie Pearl & the Bernie Pearl Band, a tribute to the surf and beach party bands of the ‘60s with Surfing Safari, and jazz sounds of The Christine Guter Quintet.

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