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Charles Phoenix Brings His Live Comedy Slide Show “Long Beachland” to Retro Row


On Saturday, April 2, Ambassador of Americana Charles Phoenix returns to Fourth Street’s Retro Row for a new installment of LONG BEACHLAND — his live comedy slide show performance celebrating all the wonderful, weird, and historic elements that make Long Beach everyone’s favorite city-by-the-sea. 

Shop Independent on 4th Street’s Retro Row on Thursday


Fourth Street is asking you to Give More and Get More! this holiday season by supporting the small, independent businesses on Retro Row, between Cherry and Temple avenues. There are goods and services to discover right here and we encourage you to do so!

Go Back in Time to Long Beachland with Charles Phoenix


Celebrate our epic City by the Sea and experience a whole new side of Long Beach as Ambassador of Americana Charles Phoenix sweeps you away on a time travel adventure extravaganza through Long Beach’s past and present!  With his gracious sense of humor, unbridled enthusiasm, and keen eye for oddball detail, Charles will reveal his guide to underrated, undiscovered and overlooked local landmarks through the very best of his found vintage slides of Long Beach.

Restauration Rings in the New Year on Retro Row


Long Beach’s newest neighborhood eatery Restauration will ring in the new year with an All You Can Eat + Drink Celebration on Wednesday, December 31st from 9 p.m. to Midnight. NYE at Restauration will include live music, dancing, festive décor and a Champagne toast.

inretrospect Presents A Tribute to David Weidman


On Friday, December 12, inretrospect will celebrate the life and work of mid-century artist David Weidman with an in-store portfolio show featuring his best-known silkscreen prints along with works that have not been seen outside his studio in decades.

Bring the Pets and Enjoy the Sales at 4th Street Retro Ramble and Pet Stroll


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:

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

LBOpera Cinema

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


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

substance abuse counseling

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.

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