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Residents Ready for Another Round of Visioning Workshops in Second District

4th St and 7th St Visioning Workshops

On Saturday, July 26, stakeholders are invited to participate in one or both workshops with an urban design architect funded by Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal to help stakeholders living and working along 4th & 7th Streets craft a visioning plan for both corridors.

Stewart Copeland of The Police at LBOpera Cinema, April 20

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Stewart Copeland From blood-thirsty Scottish Lords to power-thirsty drug lords, LBO has got your season prep covered! Prepare yourself with our Saturday morning movies at the Art Theater. We’ve got a motley movie lineup that compliments each one of our boundary-pushing opera productions.

LA Pop Culture Author/Photographer Robert Landau Showcases Rock ‘N’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip at Retro Row Reception

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LA Pop Culture Author/Photographer Robert Landau Showcases New coffee table book Rock ‘N’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip at Retro Row Reception, Saturday November 10, 2012 at inretrospect. In Rock ‘n’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip, author/photographer Robert Landau showcases the definitive signs of a special time, a time when rock was the most important music ever recorded, and when youth, politics, and art merged to turn counterculture into mainstream culture.

The Gay and Lesbian Center of Long Beach Partners to Provide Substance Abuse Counseling

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Behavioral Health Services, Inc. (BHS) a local leader in substance abuse treatment programs, and the Gay and Lesbian Center of Long Beach (The Center) are pleased to announce a partnership that will provide substance abuse counseling and prevention case management services to 18 – 29 year old men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM) of color in the Greater Long Beach area.

Enjoy Bargains, Live Music, & Food Trucks at 4th Street Sidewalk Sale & Breast Cancer Awareness Benefit

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Join us on Saturday, September 22nd for our semi-annual Summer Spring Sidewalk Sale on 4th from NOON to 6 pm. This ONE-DAY ONLY event will feature Live Music from 3-6PM (Cougrzz Rock! at Lola’s Mexican Cuisine and Angela Aldatz & Her Band Of Gypsies at Portfolio Coffeehouse), Food Trucks (Chunk-N-Chip Cookies, Komodo,  Lomo Arigato, India Jones, Baby’s BadAss Burgers, Buttermilk, Palazzolo’s Gelato, more to be announced) from 1-4PM, and Bargains Galore… PLUS Art, Entertainment, Food & Drink along the “Retro Row”/4th Street corridor (between Cherry and Junipero)!

3rd Annual Inspiration Vintage, Fashion, Art & Kulture Show Kicks Off With Preview Party

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Art, fashion, culture and vintage enthusiasts from around the globe will gather again at So-Cal’s premiere historic art deco destination, The Queen Mary, for the Inspiration 2012 Vintage, Fashion, Art & Kulture show, Friday-Saturday, February 10-11th, 2012.

Portfolio Coffeehouse Presents ‘Long Beach Writers Read’ Featuring Greggory Moore

Portfolio Coffeehouse Presents ‘Long Beach Writers Read’

Greggory Moore Local authors return to Portfolio Coffeehouse in January for Long Beach Writers Read, a public reading and discussion where they will share select portions of their recently published works and answer questions from the audience.

Portfolio Coffeehouse Presents Long Beach Writers Read

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Join Portfolio Coffeehouse, the premiere coffeehouse of Long Beach, for a weekly series in December featuring local authors reading, answering questions and selling copies of their recently published works. The series will run from 7-8:30 pm on consecutive Mondays: December 5, 12 and 19th, 2011.

Eve is a Fecund Goddess: A Photographic Exhibition by D.W. Gastelum Opens at The Art Theater

Eve is a Fecund Goddess: A Photographic Exhibition by D.W. Gastelum

Photographer D. W. Gastelum, also known as El Imagenero, has taken inspiration from the poem “Come Sweet Death,” written by B. Davie Napier and published in 1967. Napier has recently passed away, but was a theologian and educator for decades.

“Instant Gratification”: Polaroid Photos By Sarah Elise at Portfolio Coffeehouse

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by Sarah Elise Portfolio Coffeehouse [2300 E. 4th St., LBC; 562-434-2486], the premiere coffeehouse of Long Beach, is pleased to present the photographs of artist Sarah Elise on exhibit from 9/15-10/31st, with an artist reception on Saturday, September 24th, 6-8pm, as part of “Last Saturday’s on 4th” monthly event.

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