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Artist Jocelyn Foye Presents Field Dance & The Crane at A LOT

jocelyn-foye-field-dance-th Artist Jocelyn Foye, known for her dynamic performance-based works, will present a spectacular dance and music project as part of the Arts Council for Long Beach’s A LOT Initiative. For this project, Field Dance & The Crane, Jocelyn will transform amateur dancers into complex, choreographed forms.

CSULB University Players Present The Colored Museum

csulb-colored-museum The CSULB Theatre Arts Department University Players is proud to present The Colored Museum, written by George C. Wolfe, music by Kysia Bostic, and directed by Trevor Biship. Playing October 17th through November 1st, The Colored Museum, in a series of vignettes, explores stereotypes through African American stories and history.

John DeMain Takes the Podium to Open LB Symphony’s 80th Season

lbso-john-demain With its majestic brass,  Aaron Copland’s beloved 3-minute Fanfare for the Common Man will begin Long Beach Symphony’s 2014-2015 80th Anniversary Classical Series on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 8 pm, masterfully led by guest conductor John DeMain, Madison Symphony’s Music Director and former Music Director of Orange County’s Opera Pacific.

Long Beach Opera Names Elizabeth Kurila Director of Development

Elizabeth Kurila, newly appointed Director of Development for Long Beach Opera Elizabeth Kurila, newly appointed Director of Development for Long Beach Opera To facilitate its continued growth, Long Beach Opera (LBO) announces the appointment of Elizabeth Kurila as its new Director of Development. Her selection follows an extensive search conducted by Los Angeles-based Arts Consulting Group, North America’s leading provider of executive search and other consulting services for the arts and culture sector.

El Dorado Neighborhood Library to Host LA Opera Lecture “A Streetcar Named Desire”

community-meeting On Saturday, May 10, at 2:00 PM, the El Dorado Neighborhood Library will host an LA Opera Lecture Series featuring the opera, A Streetcar Named Desire. This program is part of the LA Opera Lecture Series, presented by LA Opera’s Community Educator Anne Russell Sullivan and hosted by John Spear.  

Carpenter Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Exciting 2014-15 Season

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center on the campus of Cal State Long Beach announces its 2014-15 season featuring performances in comedy, dance, music, and special events for the whole family. 

Explore Billy Budd with LA Opera at the El Dorado Library

Billy Budd with LA Opera LA Opera will lead a discussion of Billy Budd at El Dorado Library. What is opera? Opera is a merging of orchestral music, vocal music, dance, and the drama of theater. What is theater? Theater blends cultural diversity, literature, and social studies.

Long Beach Camerata Singers Kick Off 2013-2014 Season November 9

camerata-singers1 Long Beach Camerata Singers launch the 2013-2014 season with Singers’ Choice, a two-night performance dedicated to their singing artists. On Saturday, November 9, the Camerata Singers perform at Riviera United Methodist Church, Redondo Beach at 5:30 p.m.

International City Theatre Takes on Uniquely American stories in 2014

ict-international-city2 International City Theatre producing artistic director caryn desai [sic] has announced a season of five plays for 2014 that will focus on uniquely American stories. The season will open on Jan. 24 with the California premiere of Let’s Misbehave: The Music and Lyrics of Cole Porter, a new book musical by Karin Bowersock (conceived by Bowersock with Patrick Young) built around the songbook of one of America’s greatest songwriters.

Long Beach Opera’s 2014 Season Steps “Out Of Bounds”

lb-opera Long Beach Opera’s Artistic and General Director Andreas Mitisek announces the company’s 2014 plans to produce five rarely performed 20th and 21st century, “Out Of Bounds,” operas. The new season includes the Southern California premieres of Duke Ellington’s “street opera” Queenie Pie and John Adams’ controversial The Death of Klinghoffer; An American Soldier’s Tale, Kurt Vonnegut ‘s provocative remake of Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale paired with Wynton Marsalis’ jazz-driven A Fiddler’s Tale; and a reprise of LBO audience favorite, David Lang’s haunting The Difficulty of Crossing a Field.

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