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East Village Association Now Accepting Board Nominations

Boundaries of the East Village Arts District.

Boundaries of the East Village Arts District. Downtown Long Beach’s East Village Association (EVA) is now accepting nominations for its Board of Directors. The nomination period is open from February 26 through March 26, 2015.

East Village Association Accepting Nominations For Board of Directors

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Downtown Long Beach’s East Village Association (EVA) is now accepting nominations for its Board of Directors. The nomination period is open from February 26 through March 26, 2015. All Board of Directors positions are up for election.

East Village Walking Tour Explores LB’s Early “Own-Your-Own” High Rises

This month's tour will include the Broadlind hotel among other historic East Village locations.  Photo from wikimedia.

This month’s tour will include the Broadlind hotel among other historic East Village locations. Photo from wikimedia. Join Long Beach Heritage Saturday February 21, 2015 for the East Village Walking tour. The East Village is home to several of the earliest “own-your-own” residential high-rises catering to elegant resort living built after World War I and the discovery of oil in the region.

Grand Openings Highlight January ArtXwalk

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ArtExchange (ArtX) proudly announces the grand opening of the newest addition to its roster of studio artists, The Collective Print Shop, at artXwalk on January 10, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

Special Exhibitions To Highlight artXwalk Saturday

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From LONG BEACH WONDERLAND by Kenny McBride ArtExchange (ArtX) has announced Special Exhibitions and program highlights for “artXwalk” on December 13, 2014. A monthly celebration of visual art – each Second Saturday at 3rd and Elm in Long Beach’s East Village Arts District – artXwalk is a free event, open to the public, and full of festivities such as family art activities, live music, artisan vendors, food truck, and art.

Artisans and Entrepreneurs to Highlight DLBA Small Business Saturday

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After a frantic Black Friday, customers are encouraged to enjoy the artisans and entrepreneurs that call Downtown Long Beach home for Small Business Saturday. A joint venture of the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) and the East Village shops, the Downtown Long Beach Small Business Saturday celebration on November 29 will feature a Makers Mart, live music, shop discounts, a photo booth, free bike valet and more.  

Explore Historical Tile With Tour of East Village

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Tile has been integral to the decoration of exterior and internal spaces for over 4,000 years and achieved prominence in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Southern California was home to some of the most notable tile artists and manufacturers including   Batchelder, CalCo, Catalina and Malibu.  

2014 Taste of Downtown Series Begins March 12

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The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is kicking off the 2014 Taste of Downtown series on March 12-13 from 6-10 p.m. in the East Village Arts District. The event will take place on 1st Street between Linden and Elm Avenues and feature sample sized portions of signature dishes from 17 Downtown restaurants along with live music performed by The Bordertown Saints.

Long Beach Heritage East Village Walking Tours Return Saturday

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Join Long Beach Heritage Saturday, February 8, 2014 as it reopens the East Village Walking tours. Future tours of the historic district will be given the second Saturday of each month. The East Village is home to several of the earliest “own-your-own” residential high-rises catering to elegant resort living built after World War I and the discovery of oil in the region.

Mandolinist Bobby Bancalari Entertains Through Improvisation on Piano at Utopia

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Bobby Bancalari In spring of 2013, Bobby Bancalari’s music partner/agent/pushy ex proposed he get a gig playing piano at Utopia, a restaurant in Long Beach’s East Village Arts District. She contacted the owner Kamran and asked, “Can Bobby play your piano on Thursdays?” and Kamran agreed, sight unseen, sound unheard.

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