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Bike Long Beach “Share Our Streets” Campaign Offers Free Bike Safety Clinics

bike-long-beach-th To help get people of all ages onto their bikes and riding safely, the City of Long Beach is offering free bike safety clinics to neighborhood organizations and non-profits as part of the Bike Long Beach “Share Our Streets” safety campaign.

Everest and Matt Vasquez to Headline Summer and Music’s Third Annual Buskerfest

sam-blue BuskerFest veterans Jay Buchanan, Pawnshop Kings and Korey Dane set the stage for 11 local bands to win an exclusive vinyl pressing deal in the streets of the East Village On Saturday, August 27, 2011, nearly a dozen local bands will fill Downtown Long Beach’s East Village with stripped-down street sets during Summer and Music’s (SAM) third annual BuskerFest.

The Battle Is On For Summer And Music’s (SAM) Third Annual Battle of the Tribute Bands

battle-tribute-band-sq On Saturday, June 18, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., five of Southern California’s most respected tribute bands will perform in head–to–head competition for $3,500 in cash prizes and tribute fame at Summer And Music’s (SAM) third annual Battle of the Tribute Bands.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Rolls in to Benefit Team Long Beach

Rocky Horror Picture Show benefits Team Long Beach A special Friday the 13th screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show will benefit the cyclists of Team Long Beach. The Rocky Horror Picture Show makes its return to Long Beach for one night only — Friday, May 13th! The audience is in for a special treat, Long Beach Cinematheque is bringing the original shadowcast Midnight Insanity back to the Art Theatre stage.

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.

Long Beach Funk Fest 2010: Sustaining Our Future Through Funk

long beach funk fest downtown Summer and Music (SAM) is unleashing the second annual funk celebration—Long Beach Funk Fest 2010: Sustaining Our Future Through Funk (LBFF 2010)—downtown on August 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. near the intersection of Pine Avenue and Broadway in Downtown Long Beach.

Delta Spirit to Headline Summer And Music (SAM) 2010’s Release Me Show

delta-spirit Summer And Music Delta Spirit In between a national and world tour, Delta Spirit will return to Long Beach on Saturday, July 31 to headline Summer And Music (SAM) 2010’s new album release showcase—Release Me—with The Fling, Tijuana Panthers and The Brook Lee Catastrophe.

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.

Get ready to ride! Thursday is Bike to Work Day

bike to work day Long Beach is well on its way to becoming the most bicycle friendly city in the country, and the community is encouraged to participate in 2010 California Bike Commute Week from May 17 through May 21. In celebration of this week and to encourage more people help clean our air by riding their bike to work, the City of Long Beach, Long Beach Cyclists, and California State University, Long Beach are hosting three “Pit Stops/Energizing Stations” to encourage, assist and thank people who ride their bike to work on Thursday, May 20, which is Bike to Work Day.

Bike boxes will make cyclists more visible on Second Street

bicycle-boxes Want to test out the latest innovative bike safety treatment in Long Beach? Head over to Second Street at Bayshore or Second Street at Marina Drive to test out the first Long Beach bicycle boxes.  Bicycle boxes are an increasingly common type of bicycle safety treatment and can be found in bike-friendly cities such as Portland, Oregon and even Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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