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Shift Long Beach Presents “Change Of Ages,” A Multimedia Event, December 20

7generations Despite all the sensationalization in the media, it’s unlikely the world is going to end on December 21st, 2012. Doomsday prophecies have come and gone, but rather than marking the end of the world, the conclusion of the Mayan long-count calendar actually designates a shift into a new era.

Long Beach Band ‘Z’ Debuts With New Name, New Album — And It’s Free

Self-produced and digitally released by Z, the 7-track album embraces their progressive Pop and Hip Hop sound. Self-produced and digitally released by Z, the 7-track album embraces their progressive Pop and Hip Hop sound. Best-known as the premier live band for Hip Hop icon Nas, Z, formally known as Mulatto, announces their new Pop/Hip Hop album “ARIZE – The Prequel”.

Long Beach Opera Presents US Stage Premiere of MEDEA

Medea-lbopera.jpg US Stage Premiere of MEDEA based on the original 1797 version by Luigi Cherubini Libretto by François Benoît Hoffmann and Nicolas Étienne Framéry With a site-specific setting and a strong cast, LBO’s 2011 season begins with the dramatic opera MEDEA by composer Luigi Cherubini, a story of passion, rage, and revenge.

100+ Arts & Cultural Events this Weekend in Long Beach

logo-global Every October, the Arts Council for Long Beach produces GLOBAL, a month-long guide to arts and culture in Long Beach. GLOBAL occurs every October as part of National Arts and Humanities Month, a coast-to-coast collective celebration of culture in America.

Kallusive Hosts 1st Annual Hip Hop Competition

enkore-flyer Dance compitition terrace theatre International clothing company, Kallusive, LLC, and the director of VIBE Dance Competition, which has been running for 15 years, will be hosting their first annual hip hop competition showcase, called ENKORE, scheduled to take place on October 16, 2010 at the Long Beach Terrace Theater.

Shaila Durcal Leads Latin American Parade this Saturday

celebrity grand marshall shaila durcal Celebrity Grand Marshal Shaila Durcal leads the 2nd Annual Latin American Parade. The Second Annual Long Beach Latin American Parade and Festival takes place this Saturday, September 25, in Downtown Long Beach, beginning at 1pm with the parade down Pine Avenue from 6th Street to Broadway, and then continuing on to the festival in the East Village Arts District at First and Linden until 9pm.

Classical Beats Showcase Brings Together Violin and Hip Hop

summer and music classical beats Paul Dateh and DJ Inka One unite violin and hip hop at Classical Beats, presented by Summer And Music. Violin strings will be plucked, vinyl will be scratched and public art will be viewed at Summer And Music (SAM) 2010’s two-day Classical Beats showcase—a sound synthesis of hip-hop juggling and classical violin arrangements—in downtown Long Beach on Friday August 13 and Saturday August 14.

Rock ‘N Roll Combat: 2010 Battle of the Tribute Bands

summer-and-music Tribute Bands like Fan Halen will battle it out in downtown Long Beach on Saturday. Five of Southern California’s top tribute bands will tune up once again for a sonic showdown and the chance stake a claim to their share of $3,500 in cash prizes at Battle of the Tribute Bands, a Summer And Music (SAM) 2010 event in downtown Long Beach.

Work furloughs lead school janitor into rapping

kei-shon-son get comfy Kei-Shon-Son has spent over a decade working lengthy hours while employed as a janitor at Long Beach City College. However, during this time he was evolving his musical skills as a producer and performer. He is now on a classic “rag to riches” quest to go global with his talent.

James Intveld to headline Rockabilly on Pine at 2nd Summer And Music event

summer-and-music Multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist heartthrob James Intveld will headline Rockabilly on Pine, the second event of Summer And Music (SAM) 2010—downtown Long Beach’s homegrown, sustainable concerts series providing an entire summer of free music to the public—on Saturday, June 19 from 5 p.m.

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