Long Beach Expo Building

Bootcamp for Artists: Learn The Skills to Exhibit, Market and Fund Your Art

Photo by Sean Foreman Photo by Sean Foreman Long Beach artists, musicians, promoters and arts activists are invited to an “Arts Bootcamp” on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the EXPO Building in Bixby Knolls.

Let your voice be heard! Councilwoman Rae Gabelich Invites Citizens to 8th District Redistricting Meeting

councilmember-rae-gabelich-thumb Councilmember Rae Gabelich Councilwoman Rae Gabelich is hosting the 8th District Redistricting Community Meeting today, June 28, 2011 at The Expo Building. The City Council, on a 5-4 vote, approved a motion to prepare a redistricting map that would move the Bixby Knolls neighborhood and the New Bixby neighborhood from the 8th Council District to the 7th Council District.

GLOBAL invites you to explore over 1,000 arts experiences this October

logo-global GLOBAL is your Comprehensive Guide to National Arts and Humanities Month in Long Beach Grab your calendar and go to the Global website for over 1,000 arts experiences ranging from Free Museum days to the old-world traditional Italian Zoppe Family Circus; from the 2010 Chinese Film and Cultural Festival to the Long Beach Q Film Festival; from a live lecture by Leonard Nimoy to the LB Open Studio Tour.

Treasure Island: Classic high-seas tale takes the stage for one weekend only

treasure island play bixby knolls This weekend, May 7-9, Long Beach Shakespeare Company presents classic tale of Treasure Island at the Expo Building. LBSC’s version of Treasure Island has the villainous Long John Silver enlisting the aid of female pirates to help him get to “Treasure Island” and the infamous chest of gold buried there.

Port of Long Beach sets up in Expo Building for First Fridays

port lb first fridays Musicians, photographers, impressionistic artists… and now the Port of Long Beach. The Port will participate in the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association’s “First Fridays Long Beach” event on May 7.

Gallery Expo plans series of exhibits for Youth Art Program

youth-art-expo For two months, young artists at several local middle schools have had the unique opportunity to explore their creative side as part of the Youth Art Program run by Gallery Expo in Bixby Knolls. Art deserves an audience. And so, the Gallery Expo will host a series of exhibitions culminating in a grand prize announcement at an awards ceremony in April.

Transforming Bixby Knolls, Transforming Lives

By Leslie A.M. Smith Since my husband and I bought our 1929 home in Bixby Knolls in 1998, we have witnessed a marvelous renaissance of the shopping district and of our neighborhood. More importantly, there has been a melding of the two — neighbors and merchants complementing each other.

LB Shakespeare Summer Drama Camp

summer-drama-camp-bixby-knolls It’s not too late to enroll in the second session for  the Long Beach Shakespeare Company  Summer Drama Camp. The first session took place in June and was a big hit with the youth who recently performed their final showcase for a packed house of family and friends.

Long Beach Shakespeare Company Sign Ups Start for Summer Drama Camp ’09

summer-drama-camp-bixby-knolls “All the world’s a stage…” This is the apt motto the Long Beach Shakespeare Company is adopting as they launch their first Summer Drama Camp. Located in Bixby Knolls, the LBSC is known for bringing the classics to the community via their staging of Shakespeare plays in parks throughout the city as well as at the Richard Goad Theater on Atlantic Blvd.

8th District and 7th District Join for Community Budget Meeting Saturday Morning

long-beach-stimulus-money Residents are invited to an 8th District and 7th District Community Budget Meeting this morning, Saturday May 9 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Expo Building at 4321 Atlantic Avenue. This is your opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding the 2009-2010 budget.

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