Long Beach Greek
On Saturday, October 11 from 5-10 p.m. Downtown Long Beach will roll out the wine barrels, tap kegs of craft beer and fire up some delicious dishes for the 2nd Annual Promenade Beer and Wine Festival, presented by interTrend Communications.
Mark your calendars and get ready to have fun – laugh – nibble on a delicious dinner – enjoy libations – help solve the “Murder on the Grill” – and, watch some of your favorite “characters” cavort on stage.
Steppenwolf Classes West will offer a month long summer intensive for professional and soon to be professional actors, hosted by California State University Long Beach’s Theatre Arts Department and department chair Anne D’Zmura.
The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is continuing its 2014 Taste of Downtown series on June 4 & 5 from 6-10 p.m. on Pine Avenue between 1st and 3rd Streets. The event will feature sample sized portions of signature dishes from more than 25 Downtown restaurants, along with beer, wine and live music performed by Moonsville Collective.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will host the 23rd annual Long Beach State Step Show on Saturday, March 29, beginning at 2 p.m. in the Walter Pyramid.
Kafe Neo celebrates a major milestone this month: its 5th year offering a wide range American dining fare (breakfast, lunch & dinner) with a Greek twist. On Sunday, October 21, to mark the milestone, they’re blocking off the parking lot, cooking Lamb on the spit, hosting one of the best Greek bands in the Los Angeles area led by Takis Kokotas and Margarita, offering modern Greek jams by DJ Gus Sverkos (and Kafe owner), along with a dance performance by local Greeks and a beer garden!
You’ve probably heard of The Odyssey, a classic piece of literature written almost three thousand years ago by a blind poet named Homer. Well, the Long Beach Playhouse is turning Homer on his head, retelling the story with the help of puppets, masks and shadow puppets.
Each year locals enjoy being Greek for a Day with traditional food, dancing and music at the Greek Festival in Long Beach.
Gather up the kids, practice saying “OPA” and follow the Greek Music to a three-day celebration at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church Grounds in Long Beach, California for their 63rd Annual Greek Festival.
Second Street is starting to look like Mediterranean row meets Belmont Shore. There are wonderful choices all over Long Beach, but for the quaintness of a beach town, the cute shops in between restaurants and the quality of the food, you just can’t beat this area.
George’s Greek Café is excited to announce that they are teaming up, yet again with the Karimu Foundation, for a day of fundraising. We had great success back in February and are hoping to do it again! On April 13th, 2011 George’s Greek Café will help to raise money for the CSULB study abroad group that will be traveling to Bacho Village, Tanzania in Africa this August.