Long Beach tiki
Long Beach’s World-Famous Retro Row is giving one of its signature events a pet-friendly twist this month. On Saturday September 27, the street’s semi-annual Retro Ramble will become a “Sidewalk Sale with Wagging Tails,” welcoming animal friends of all kinds with special pet-themed vendors, services and events, including:
On October 19th from 7 to 9:30pm Long Beach based contemporary jazz artist Anne Walsh will debut her latest CD “Go,” featuring new songs ranging from Sergio Mendez, Rogers and Hart and Cole Porter covers, funky grooves, and cool originals, at Spaghettini Grill and Jazz Club.
Is there time to explore and reflect on musical beauty in the frenetic pace of modern life? It’s a question local jazz performer Anne Walsh, who regularly performs at La Traviata, Spaghettini Italian Grill & Jazz Club in Seal Beach and yearly at the Festival of the Arts in Laguna Beach, asks on her latest CD “Go,” which will be released September 27th on AtoZink Music.
Event promoter, deejay and Salon Pop co-owner Frankie Alvaro didn’t want to just donate money to help relief efforts in Japan in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami, so he decided to take manners into his own hands and organize a benefit with a few of his friends, musical colleagues and vintage wheels enthusiasts.
I have been across the bridge several times for brunch on The Queen Mary, weddings at The Reef and a handful of Happy Hours at Hotel Maya. I had been meaning to return to Fuego at The Maya, the flagship restaurant inside Hotel Maya.
Élan Collection invites Long Beach antique lovers to a tiki-themed Grand Re-opening Party on Saturday, July 31 from 4pm to 7pm.
Guests can meet Alyssa Ratowski, the new owner, orcome in and browse the sales for savings on everyone’s favorite vintage and antique items.
Santa Claus is coming to town early at the annual 4th Street Holiday Open House! Get your wish-lists together and bring ‘em down on Sunday, December 6th from Noon to 6pm. All of 4th Street (from Junipero to Cherry) will be a-buzzin’ with activities so come down early and partake in all the fun and frivolity!
The Long Beach Ho’olaule’a and Polynesian Spectacular (formerly the Tiki Beach Festival) comes to the Granada Launch Ramp in Belmont Shore on Saturday and Sunday August 22-23.
The Long Beach Ho’olaule’a is designed to introduce people to the culture of the South Pacific Islands.
Portfolio Coffeehouse at 2300 E. 4th Street in Long Beach is pleased to present free music offerings for the month of August. All shows start around 9 p.m., are open to all ages, and there’s never a cover charge.
Free Music Schedule:
The Tafesilafa’i Pacific Islander Festival is a fun filled weekend where visitors will get immersed the wonder of Samoan tribal dance and ceremonial expression of the Pacific Islands.
Enjoy Pacific Island music, contemporary music and dances, fireworks, pageants for Mr.