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Putt-Putt on Pine is Looking for Wacky Golfers

Putt Putt on Pine The 17th Annual Putt-Putt on Pine is ready to hits the streets of Downtown Long Beach and East Village on Thursday, May 31. A signature Leadership Long Beach event, this will be the 17th time that 200-plus putter make their way up and down Pine Avenue for 9 holes of food, fun and wacky golf.

The Cast of MTW’s Man of La Mancha Announced

man-of-la-mancha-mtw Paul Garman, Executive Director/Producer, and Steven Glaudini, Artistic Director, are proud to announce the cast of MAN OF LA MANCHA, previewing February 10 and running for fourteen performances through February 26, 2012.

California Writers Club of Long Beach to Host Lecture on “Writing For Children”

cal-writers-club The California Writers Club of Long Beach will host a free lecture on “Writing For Children” on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at the Los Altos Library. Shirley Jordan, a retired elementary school teacher and principal, has twenty-two middle-grade children’s books in print including America’s Greatest Natural Disasters, The Civil War, Moments in History, Pirates and Privateers, and many more.

Councilmember Johnson Presents First Books at First Fridays

Councilmember James Johnson Councilmember James Johnson On Friday, May 6, 2011 join 7th District Councilmember for First Books at First Fridays, a monthly event held at Dana Branch Library. Councilmember James Johnson and his guests will read children’s books beginning at 5:30 PM.

Cast announced for West Coast premiere of ‘Loving Repeating’: A Musical of Gertrude Stein

ict 2011 season Casting is complete for the West Coast premiere of Loving Repeating: A Musical of Gertrude Stein, directed by caryn desai [sic] at International City Theatre. Cheryl David will star as Gertrude Stein with Shannon Warne playing “young Gertrude” and Melissa Lyons Caldretti as Stein’s lifelong companion, Alice B.

Treasure Island: Classic high-seas tale takes the stage for one weekend only

treasure island play bixby knolls This weekend, May 7-9, Long Beach Shakespeare Company presents classic tale of Treasure Island at the Expo Building. LBSC’s version of Treasure Island has the villainous Long John Silver enlisting the aid of female pirates to help him get to “Treasure Island” and the infamous chest of gold buried there.

Laura Richardson urges international legislation to protect ports, combat piracy

international-pirates Congresswoman Laura Richardson recently pushed the issues of port security and international piracy on to the agenda of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA). Participating in her first meeting as a delegate to the international body, Richardson raised the issues based on her experience as a member of the U.S.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber takes the stage at Musical Theatre West

mtw-sweeney-todd Musical Theatre West kicks off the new year with the Stephen Sondheim masterpiece, Sweeney Todd. Previewing on January 29, 2010, Sweeney Todd opens January 30 and runs through February 14 at the spectacular Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach.

Pirate Festival in Shoreline Village

pirate-festival Every year Shoreline Village is taken over by dozens of pirates turning the waterfront into a swashbuckling adventure enjoyed by all. Come join Shoreline Village and Pirates for Hire at the Pirate Festival on Saturday, August 22 from 1:00 p.m.

Long Beach Comic Con announces lineup of comic book celebrities

long-beach-comic-con Long Beach Comic Con has confirmed an all-star slate of comic writers, creators and artists as well as a wide array of mass media celebrities to its growing list of previously announced exhibitors. Special guests include television and comic icon Jeph Loeb along with DC Comics legend Geoff Johns. 

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