Long Beach World War II

International City Theatre Presents “Trying” by Joanna McClelland Glass

ict-trying It’s 1967. Lyndon B. Johnson is in office, Jackie Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis have just become an “item,” protests against the Vietnam war are going strong — and Judge Francis Biddle, former Attorney General under FDR and Chief Judge at the Nuremburg Trials, is 81 years old.

Elinor Otto, One of the Last Working Rosie the Riveters, Named 70th Assembly District Woman of the Year

Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) with the Assembly District 70 Woman of the Year, Elinor Otto, along with the Speaker of the Assembly, John A. Pérez and Republican Leader Connie Conway from today’s Floor ceremony. Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) with the Assembly District 70 Woman of the Year, Elinor Otto, along with the Speaker of the Assembly, John A. Pérez and Republican Leader Connie Conway from today’s Floor ceremony.

Celebrate the Spirit of ’45 at The Home Front Theater Showing of Air Force

home-front-movie-series-sq On Friday, August 17th at 1:00 pm, Long Beach will celebrate the Spirit of ’45, with the viewing of the classic World War II motion picture, Air Force. The movie is part of a series in this year’s “Home Front Theater,” presented at the El Dorado Senior Center, located at 2800 N.

Enjoy Classic World War II Movies Throughout the Year At the El Dorado Senior Center

WWII movies @ El Dorado Photo by Carbon Arc On Friday, June 15th at 1:00 pm, Long Beach residents are invited to step back into the 1940s with the classic World War II motion picture, From Here To Eternity. “From Here To Eternity” is the second of seven films for this year’s “Home Front Theater” movie series at the El Dorado Senior Center, located at 2800 Studebaker Road, Long Beach.

Cal Rep Questions Authority With ‘Quills’ a Sadistic Fable

cal-rep California Repertory Company presents Quills by Doug Wright, directed by guest artist Larissa Paige Kokernot, February 17-March 10. Set during the final year of the infamous Marquis’ incarceration in the insane asylum Cherenton, Quills explores the lengths some will go to silence an inciting voice.

The Queen Mary Hosts 30th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

The Queen Mary Hosts First Class New Year’s Eve Celebration Dock at the Queen Mary this New Year’s Eve for Southern California’s most elegant New Year celebration. Now in its 30th year, the annual party has become a Long Beach tradition with thousands of revelers flocking to the ship to ring in the New Year with style.

Hometown Heroes Banners Program Honors Long Beach Veterans

LB Branch NAACP to Host a Special Tribute For Veterans In an effort to have Long Beach remember those who serve our country in the military, the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation and the City of Long Beach are launching the Long Beach Hometown Heroes Banners project on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 9am.

Aviation Youth Career Day; Exposing Students to Careers in Aviation – Saturday November 19th

Aviation Youth Career Day Photo by Greg Bishop Long Beach Airport (LGB) is partnering with Aeroplex/Aerolease Group and Signature Flight Support to hold a free aviation and transportation industry career fair on Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation Announces Recipients For Inaugural “We Can Do It” Awards

rosie-riveter-foundation The Board of Directors of the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation today announced that eleven special women will be honored at the Foundation’s first “We Can Do It” awards.

Cal Rep Explodes Into The 2011-12 Season With Part One of a Nuclear Double-Bill

The 2011-12 Season California Repertory Company starts the season with a bang on September 23rd with The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer, a surreal examination of the father of atomic energy by Carson Kreitzer. The production will be directed by Cal Rep’s acclaimed Artistic Director Joanne Gordon, a recent recipient of the Women in Theatre Red Carpet Award.

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