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Found Theatre Presents an All Dylan Evening To Benefit Interval House

Dylan Thomas and Bob Dylan Dylan Thomas and Bob Dylan In observance of the Dylan Thomas Centennial on Sunday, October 26, folksinger/educator Ross Altman and the Found Theatre will host a very special celebration featuring the work of the brilliant Welsh poet and his superstar namesake, Bob Dylan (aka Bob Zimmerman).

Discover New Authors at the “Reading by the Sea” Festival at Main Library

library-books Celebrate summer by discovering new and exciting authors at the “Reading by the Sea” Author Festival at Main Library on June 21, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium. The event features over 20 Southern California authors including Christine Fonseca, Anne Leigh, Raine Miller, Tess Oliver and Jessica Gibson.

Reading for Life: Author Panel to Share Stories at the Long Beach Public Library

group-chairs-panel As part of National Library Month, join authors Samantha Combs, T.M. Scott, Christine Fonseca and J.M. Zuniga who will share how writing and readers changed their lives on Saturday, April 5, 2014 in the Main Library Auditorium.

City Clerk Corrects Sample Ballot Omission

sample-ballot-vote With the mailing of sample ballot booklets to Long Beach voters beginning March 8, 2014, Larry Herrera, City Clerk, announced that the names of the authors of the argument for and against Measure A were inadvertently not listed in the English language sample ballot booklets.

Author Carma Spence Begins Entrepreneurial Authors’ Club in Long Beach

entrepreneurial-authors-clu “Authors who develop their communication and leadership skills have more successful businesses and sell more books,” says Carma Spence, Area E2 Governor for Toastmasters International District One, and author of four books currently available on Amazon.com.

Writer’s Kickstarter Campaign Aims to Help Locals Drink Better Bloody Marys

The Drunken Tomato - bloody mary book Shelly Buchanan has written the first comprehensive bloody mary city guidebook for Southern California. She has launched a crowd-funding campaign to publish it. After drinking ninety bloody marys during the ninety days of summer, Long Beach-based writer Shelley Buchanan is putting her research to work by publishing The Drunken Tomato, Southern California’s first bloody mary city guide. 

Local Non-Profit Donates 2,000 Children’s Books, Brings Best-Selling Author to Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach

Miller Children’s Best-selling children’s author, Laura Numeroff reads her book “If You Give a Dog a Donut” to patients in the hematology/oncology playroom at Miller Children’s. It was a fun-filled, educational day for patients at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach on Saturday, June 1 as once again Miller Children’s went above and beyond to give kids more than just a traditional hospital experience.

Third Annual Picnic Creates Bully-Free Zone in Houghton Park

Bully Free Zone picnic Bully-Free Zone will bring people together in Long Beach to promote awareness and unity. Autism in Long Beach, along with Councilman Steven Neal of the Ninth District and ASK Long Beach, hosts the “Bully Free Zone 3” picnic in Houghton Park’s Skate Park on June 2, 2013 from 12pm to 5pm.

Discover Fanny Bixby Spencer: Long Beach’s Inspirational Firebrand

Fanny Bixby Spencer Fanny Bixby Spencer: Long Beach’s Inspiration Firebrand by Marcia Lee Harris Every city has it’s local legends and Long Beach is no exception. The Bixby name is woven into the fabric of Long Beach history, and few names have the unique color of Fanny Spencer Bixby.

Rancho Los Cerritos Presents “Notable Women” Speakers’ Series

rancho-los-cerritos Rancho Los Cerritos announces a series of lectures that begin in February and run through May; the lectures explore notable women in Western history. Meet some of California history’s “dangerous” women and learn about the tribulations that they have encountered as they fought for the right to vote, the welfare of children, and fair labor laws, and more.

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