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


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


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


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


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.

4th Restoration Trade Fair & Fundraiser to Spotlight “The Culture of Restoration”

4th Restoration Trade Fair

You can’t open a paper or turn on a TV these days without hearing the word, ‘makeover.’ Everyone is redoing their personal spaces from the ground up; both inside and out. Homeowners, and those who aspire to owning property, often have a daunting challenge when it comes to navigating the processes of starting new projects—whether it’s picking a subcontractor for a big job or selecting paint to do it themselves.

Enjoy A Satellite Simulcast of The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “I’m With You” Concert At The Art Theatre

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In the event you missed this weeks Red Hot Chili Peppers benefit gig at the Nokia Theatre (at a hefty $700 per ticket), perhaps the next best thing is seeing the band ‘live’ in the comfort of your neighborhood movie theatre next week!

Becoming Chaz; A Journey Of Transition At The Art Theatre October 2nd


On Sunday October 2nd, Artful Thinking’s Out at the Movies is proud to present the film screening of BECOMING CHAZ, nominated for 3 Emmy’s  at the Art Theatre of Long Beach, CA for a HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer Benefit.

“Last Saturdays on 4th“: A Night of Art, Entertainment, Food & Music!


On Saturday June 25th  join the many shops along 4th Street (from Junipero To Cherry) as they host a monthly community street event, “Last Saturdays.” A FREE evening of art & entertainment. Many of the highlights are shaping up!

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