Long Beach Swoop’s World Radio

Swoop’s World Spotlights Indie Music at Expo Art Center’s LoungEx

indie-artists-elb-th Those that know have always looked to Long Beach for great music and emerging talent. Snoop Dogg and Warren G weren’t the only musical acts to take off from the streets of the LBC. Sublime, Melissa Etheridge, Nate Dogg and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band all spent time playing Long Beach venues on their way to the top.

Brianne’s Basics Keeps Giving It All Away, This Time at the Primetime Emmy’s Gifting Suite

crocheted amiguri elephant by Briannes Basics Handmade crafts like this adorable amiguri elephant pay it forward in a unique business where nearly all the proceeds go to charity. Brianne’s Basics, a Long Beach charity craft business, will be featured at The IndiExhibit booth at the 2011 Primetime Emmys Gifting Suite September 16-17 in Hollywood.

Don’t Be Fooled First Fridays is April 1st

first-fridays Calling all April Fools! First Fridays on April 1 promises even more of “the unexpected.” Catch the return of Beer & Politics featuring City Manager Pat West on the panel discussing “all things bikes.” B&P takes place at Nino’s Italian Restaurant, 3853 Atlantic, beginning at 6:30pm.

DDA Heather Brown; “Protecting Children From Predators” On Swoop’s World Radio

heatherbrown Swoop's World Protecting Children From Predators DDA Heather Brown On Wednesday January 19, 2011 at 8pm PST Swoop’s World Radio takes on a topic that every parent must know about but no parent wants to think about; “Protecting Children From Predators.” Swoop’s World welcomes DDA Heather Brown of the Orange Count District Attorney’s office as their guest.

LB Food Review Raids Kafe Neo Tuesday Sept. 28th

kafe-neo LB Food Review/Swoop's World Restaurant Raid A restaurant review is like a match struck in a dark room, a faint glimmer of the immediate surroundings. The only way to throw open the curtains and shed light on the situation is to go in, sit down, and try the restaurant for yourself.

Congressional Candidate Star Parker to Appear on Swoop’s World Radio

star-parker-thumb Star Parker On Wednesday September 29, 2010, Star Parker, Candidate for the 37th Congressional District, will appear on Swoop’s World Radio a Southern California Internet radio show based in Long Beach, Ca., that broadcasts on the BlogTalk Radio network.

Grace Slick, Michelle Mangione and Others Band Together to Record New Song to Raise Money for Gulf Coast

michelle-mangione-2 The Edge of Madness Grace Slick In the wake of the recent BP oil disaster, rock-and-roll icon Grace Slick and Long Beach singer/songwriter Michelle Mangione have joined forces on a new song to be released this week that brings together musicians from across the U.S.

4th Street in Motion Video Replay

4th street bike festival On Sunday, the first 4th Street In Motion Festival had residents moving to the groove all along 4th Street’s popular Retro Row between Cherry and Junipero. The street—closed to car traffic—had no shortage of wheels on Sunday.

Operation Easter Basket sets out to collect 1,500 baskets by Friday

donate easter baskets Easter is just days away and the nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) is asking the public to help prepare and gather approximately 1,500 essentials-filled baskets. This is the 6th year that Justin Rudd has organized Operation Easter Basket.

Arts motions come before the City Council at March 2 meeting

art-works If you’ve been on Facebook the last few days, you may have noticed the bright orange profile pictures that are popping up on the posts of many Long Beach members. The logo, distributed by Arts Council Executive Director Craig Watson and emblazoned with the tag “Art Works LB,” are a show of support leading up to next week’s City Council meeting.

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