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CSULB University Players Present The Colored Museum


The CSULB Theatre Arts Department University Players is proud to present The Colored Museum, written by George C. Wolfe, music by Kysia Bostic, and directed by Trevor Biship. Playing October 17th through November 1st, The Colored Museum, in a series of vignettes, explores stereotypes through African American stories and history.

Four Clowns Hosts Beginner Workshop at Arts Council for Long Beach A LOT Event


On September 28, 2014, Four Clowns will be conducting a beginner’s clowning workshop at one of the four Arts Council for Long Beach’s (ACLB) upcoming A LOT Initiative events. Four Clowns company members will be facilitating the workshop with undergraduate student cast members from the upcoming production of Ubu the Sh*t that the company is co-producing this fall with the Theatre Arts Department at CSU Long Beach.

Residents Invited to WalkForth Event and Help Make Long Beach More Pedestrian-Friendly


The public is invited to WalkForth, an interactive event that will exhibit proposed improvement concepts that could be incorporated at Metro stations around the City.  The demonstration will include mid-block crossings, curb extensions, landscaped medians, green alleys and more for community input on Friday, September 19, at 11:00 am, on Fourth Street between Long Beach Boulevard and Alamitos Avenue.

Final 4th & 7th Street Visioning Workshops to Be Held Saturday

4th St and 7th St Visioning Workshops

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal invites residents and businesses along 4th Street and 7th Street to attend the 3rd and final visioning workshop planned for each corridor on Saturday, September 20th. Stakeholders will hear recommendations from urban design architects RSAUD/UTILE based on their feedback from two prior workshops.

Long Beach Playhouse 86th Mainstage Season Opens With The 39 Steps


The 39 Steps, a suspenseful-romantic-comedy, based on the 1935 movie by Alfred Hitchcock, opens the Mainstage Season on Saturday, Sept. 27. Four actors play over 100 characters in this Tony-winner that kept Broadway rollicking for the past three years.

Help Long Beach Become “Coolest California City”


The City of Long Beach is one of 10 cities participating in the CoolCalifornia City Challenge, a fun, innovative competition among California cities to reduce greenhouse gases and build more vibrant and sustainable communities.

Library Cards Help Students Succeed in School and in Life

Library Card

One of the simplest ways to ensure a child’s school success is by making a quick trip to the Long Beach Public Library to get a library card. September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most important school supply of all – a free library card.

Long Beach’s Rachel Sandoval Selected as 2014 State Star for LA SBDC

The Los Angeles Small Business Development Center Network (LA SBDC) selected Long Beach resident Rachel Sandoval as its 2014 State Star.

The Los Angeles Small Business Development Center Network (LA SBDC) selected Long Beach resident Rachel Sandoval as its 2014 State Star. The Los Angeles Small Business Development Center Network (LA SBDC) selected Long Beach resident Rachel Sandoval as its 2014 State Star.

Dine Out and Support St. Mary Medical Center’s C.A.R.E. Program


Michael Barber started out washing dishes at The Park Pantry at age 15. Throughout his career as cook, manager, bartender, and then as restaurateur at several food service establishments, he has stayed close to the community of Long Beach.

Forum on Homeless in Downtown Long Beach


On September 15th, 2014, at 7pm, the Downtown Residential Council (DRC) will hold its September Forum at L’Opera Ristorante, 101 Pine Avenue. The Forum will feature presentations on Homeless in Downtown Long Beach. Speakers from the Health and Human Services Department, Police Department, Downtown Long Beach Associates and Mental Health America will provide information on this important topic.

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