Long Beach poetry
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.