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Long Beach Symphony to Feature the Music of Beethoven and Shostakovich Saturday April 25


Long Beach Symphony’s penultimate concert of its 80th season will take place on Saturday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m. in the Terrace Theater of the Long Beach Performing Arts Center (300 E. Ocean Blvd). Guest conductor Lucas Richman, who currently serves as Music Director for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra as well as for the symphony in Bangor, Maine will lead the orchestra in a program of powerful music.

Long Beach Junior Chamber and Councilwoman Stacy Mungo Team to Host Entrepreneur Speaker Series


The Long Beach Junior Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Long Beach City Councilwoman Stacy Mungo to host “Entrepreneurship: How I Became a Millionaire” featuring David Erickson, founder of, on Wednesday, May 6 at 6:00 p.m.

Musical Theatre West Adds Additional Performance of Les Misérables to Sold Out Show


Due to popular demand, Musical Theatre West (MTW) has added an extra performance to it’s sold out run of the exhilarating musical masterpiece, Les Misérables.  This added performance will be Sunday, April 26, 7pm at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. 

Courtyard Marriott Long Beach Downtown and James Republic Host Dinner Bell Series Showcase Benefiting Chefs to End Hunger


Courtyard Long Beach Downtown’s newly renovated public spaces will be the site of the James Republic Dinner Bell Series Showcase taking place on Wednesday, May 6, bringing the farm indoors.  The event celebrates the second anniversary of James Republic and features the unique catering available at the hotel.

ABBAMANIA Comes to The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center


If you missed ABBA’s last California performance 35 years ago, you’ll get one more chance to relive the magic May 3 at the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center at Cal State Long Beach, 6200 East Atherton Street.

Rickey Smiley, Tommy Davidson and Others Bringing “The Comedy Explosion” to Long Beach

Rickey Smiley and Tommy Davidson set to take the stage at the Terrace Theater.

Rickey Smiley and Tommy Davidson to take the stage at the Terrace Theater. Four of today’s top comedic talents come together to set the Terrace Theater on fire with fun. The Comedy Explosion is a “must-see” combination of standup comedy styles as these cutting-edge comics ignite the Terrace Theater with bursts of uncontrollable laughter.

Second Annual Green Prize Festival; An Earth Day Celebration


The Second Annual Green Prize Festival, in celebration of Earth Day will take place at Cesar Chavez Park (401 Golden Ave.) in Long Beach, CA, on April 25, 2015, from 11:00am-7:00pm. Festival presenters, Green Education, are promising an even bigger event this year.

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at El Dorado Nature Center


On May 9, 2015 from 10am -12 noon, join El Dorado Audubon at the El Dorado Nature Center to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day. This year’s theme is Restore Habitat. Bring the family to learn about the precious habitat at the Nature Center, take the migration challenge, learn about hazards to birds and whether you are a friend or foe to them, compete in Jeop-Birdy or indulge your inner avian artist.

GO-FAME Youth Theatre Company Presents “Dear Edwina Jr.”


Edwina Spoonapple is a spunky advice-giver with a big heart, loads of common sense and a huge desire to help people, sort of a teenaged Dear Abby. Using her talents of organization, leadership and song-writing, Edwina produces a musical advice giving show in front of her family’s garage for friends and neighbors, exploring issues such as how to deal with a picky eater, saving money and making friends.

Councilwoman Suzie Price to Host Spring into Summer BBQ and Concert

3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price

3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price Councilwoman Suzie Price will host a Spring into Summer BBQ and Concert featuring music by The Dustbowl Revival on Sunday, April 26th at Marine Stadium Park. This is a free event that will include a moon bounce, face painting, and food being provided by the Long Beach Firefighters Association and Naples Rib Company.

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