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Go Back in Time to Long Beachland with Charles Phoenix

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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.

Guide the Future of Long Beach; Give Your Input on the Next General Plan

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The City of Long Beach is in the process of updating its General Plan, and the public is invited to attend two important events and provide input on the City’s progressive vision for future land use and urban design.

Leadership Long Beach Hosts IDEA FEST LONG BEACH

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On Saturday, May 30, 2015, Leadership Long Beach will present the second annual IDEA FEST LONG BEACH (IF LB). The festival is a free all-ages event with a focus on education and arts. IF LB will be held at Orizaba Park (1435 Orizaba Avenue) and surrounding businesses from 10:00 a.m.

New Jellies Exhibit Now Open at Aquarium of the Pacific

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Indonesian Sea Nettle ~ Photo courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific They have no heart, brain, or lungs and have existed on our planet since before the time of the dinosaurs. The Aquarium of the Pacific invites you to delve into the mysterious world of sea jellies through the new Jellies exhibits.

Rancho Los Cerritos To Host Free Concert Featuring the Band of the California Battalion

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To commemorate the Rancho’s transfer from the Bixby family to the City of Long Beach in 1955, Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is presenting Back To The 50’s, a celebration of American Rock n’ Roll, Jazz, and Country Music.

“Beach Streets” Gets Residents Rolling, Walking, Moving Uptown

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Two large community festivals, concerts, skate and BMX expos, art exhibits, petting zoos and bands playing on restaurant patios are just some of the entertainment and activities planned for the “Beach Streets Uptown” Open Street event on Saturday, June 6.

Pianist Sonya Lee and Vocalist Melina Kalomas Bring Rarely Performed Strauss Melodrama to Music at the Point

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Sonja Lee Music at the Point is proud to welcome pianist, Sonja Lee and vocalist, Melina Kalomas to the Grace First Sanctuary on Saturday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Matisyahu and The Green to Headline The Queen Mary’s 5th Annual Shoreline Jam Festival, Tickets On Sale Now

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The Queen Mary  is pleased to announce the lineup for the 5th annual Shoreline Jam Festival Sept. 5-6 at the Waterfront Event Park. Matisyahu will headline the fest on Saturday, September 5 and The Green will headline the stage on Sunday, September 6.

Death of a Salesman Opens At the Long Beach Playhouse

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Tyler Gray as Bernard, Karl Schott as Willy Loman, and Harriet Whitmyer as Linda Loman The Long Beach Playhouse proudly presents Death of a Salesman on its Mainstage Theater from May 23 to June 20, 2015. It is the first time the Playhouse has ever done the play, which centers on the life of a traveling salesman who is past his prime, is struggling to remain relevant as his life crumbles around him.   

Free ‘Pop Vinyl’ Concert Kicks Off “100 Days of Summer”

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Pop Vinyl~Photo from Facebook From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Long Beach will offer hundreds of free or low cost cultural programs, sports activities and special events throughout the City. “100 Days of Summer” is a partnership among Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine and the Long Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to promote opportunities to “stay and play” in Long Beach.

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