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Art in the Park Returns to Bixby Park July 19

friends-bixby-park Long Beach art lovers and residents will gather at Bixby Park Bandshell to benefit historic Bixby Park’s Third Annual “Art in the Park” (formerly Art Under Umbrellas) exhibition and fundraiser on Saturday, July 19th from 10:00 a.m.

Justin Rudd’s Community Action Team Invites Public to Enter “Roses Are Red…” Poetry Contest

cat-roses-are-red-poetry Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) invites the public to enter the “Roses Are Red…” poetry contest following the “30-Minute Beach Cleanup” on Sat., Feb. 15, 2014.

Celebrate The Spirit of the Harvest at Rancho Los Alamitos

spirit-of-harvest On Sunday, October 27, 2013, from noon until 4:30 p.m., the public is invited to celebrate the spirit of the harvest at Rancho Los Alamitos and experience a day of local history. This popular, family-oriented event is an annual tradition at the Rancho.  

Poets Share Their Craft at The 3rd Annual Long Beach Poetry Festival

poetry The third Long Beach Poetry Festival will be held Saturday, October 12 from 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. at The Liberty Art Gallery and Performance Space in downtown Long Beach. The all-day event is free to the public, and will bring hundreds of poets and poetry-connoisseurs to one place for an extraordinary celebration of words.

Bixby Park’s Second Annual “Art in the Park” Saturday, June 22

bixby-art-in-the-park Long Beach art lovers and residents will gather at Bixby Park Bandshell to benefit historic Bixby Park’s Second Annual “Art in the Park” (formerly Art Under Umbrellas) exhibition and fundraiser on Saturday, June 22, 2013.

The Aquarium of the Pacific Presents “Ocean” a Multimedia Dance Performance

Aquarium of the Pacific Ocean Group dancers are Maria Basile, Paige Guthormson, Lilly Nguyen. | Scott Belding The Aquarium of the Pacific in collaboration with SpectorDance presents a live multidisciplinary performance about the impacts of human activity on one of Earth’s most valuable resources—the ocean.

CSULB Professor, Ragan Fox, Selected for 2012 Lilla A. Heston Award

csulb-ragan-fox-sq Ragan Fox Ragan Fox, an assistant professor of communication studies at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB), has been selected as the 2012 recipient of the Lilla A. Heston Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Interpretation and Performance Studies by the National Communication Association (NCA).

100 Thousand Poets for Change; Global Event Embraces Local Issues Through Poetry, Music, & Art

100-thousand-poets-for-change September 29, 2012 marks the second annual global event of 100 Thousand Poets for Change, a grassroots organization that brings poets, artists and musicians (new this year) together to call for environmental, social, and political change, within the framework of peace and sustainability.

Aquarium Accepting Entries For Urban Ocean Art, Poetry, and Fashion Contests

aquarium-art-contest-entries Each year the Aquarium of the Pacific holds a festival celebrating the convergence of wildlife, industry, recreation, and nature that takes place off the coast of Southern California in our urban ocean. This year’s Urban Ocean Festival will be held on May 5 and 6 and will feature contests for art, poetry, and fashion that use a variety of media to communicate ideas about the urban ocean.

LBO Presents “From Paris to Zanzibar,” A Special Afternoon Celebrating the Surrealist Movement

long-beach-opera On February 26, 2012, as a prelude to LBO’s March double bill of surreal comedies, Francis Poulenc’s Breasts of Tiresias and Bohuslav Martinu’s Tears of a Knife, Artistic and General Director Andreas Mitisek will lead an expedition to the Golden Age of Surrealism, “From Paris to Zanzibar.” Ticket holders will be encouraged to leave their preconceptions at the theater door and be prepared to unleash the creative power of their collective imagination.

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