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Photo Exhibit Presents Historical Story of Port of Long Beach


The amazing true story of the Port of Long Beach will come to life in Port Town: A Historical Photo Exhibit, which starts a three-month run at the Historical Society of Long Beach, 4260 Atlantic Ave., with a Bixby Knolls First Fridays event on Friday, Aug.

Long Beach Playhouse Holding Open Call Auditions For Hot L Baltimore


The Long Beach Playhouse is proud to announce open call auditions for The Hot L Baltimore by Lanford Wilson, directed by Mitchell Nunn. Hot L Baltimore will run from  9/26/2015 – 10/24/2015 on Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays at 2pm.

LBPD Invites Residents to Join in on The 32nd Annual National Night Out


The Long Beach Police Department would like to invite neighbors, community groups, and businesses to join them in celebrating in the 32nd Annual National Night Out, on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015.

Contemporary Ballet Company Plans New, Classic Works for Summer Performance

Contemporary ballet company Kenneth Walker Dance Project will perform for one night only in August.

Contemporary ballet company Kenneth Walker Dance Project will perform for one night only in August. After a successful 10th year of presenting dance in Los Angeles, contemporary ballet company Kenneth Walker Dance Project announces a summer performance of new works and familiar audience favorites.

60 Sumo Wrestlers to Compete in US Sumo Open

US Sumo Open 2015

The 2015 US Sumo Open will take place in CSULB’s Walter Pyramid in August. Image via USA Sumo’s Facebook Page. The US Sumo Open, the largest annual sumo tournament in the world (outside of Japan), has been held in the Los Angeles area for 14 years, debuting in Long Beach at Cal State Long Beach’s Walter Pyramid in 2014.

Long Beach Heritage Tours Willmore City This Month


Home to the impressive Victorian Queen Anne Bembridge House and numerous smaller examples of this style, Willmore City was the first residential development in Long Beach. Started in 1881 from a subdivision of the Rancho Los Cerritos, Willmore City contains Drake Park named for Colonel Charles Rivers Drake developer of the Pike amusement complex and the Knoll Park housing development.

The Found Theatre To Present “The Folk Festival That Changed America”


The Found Theatre and musician/music historian Ross Altman are proud to present a 50th Anniversary commemoration of the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, which has gone down in history as the moment when Bob Dylan went electric, practically got booed off the stage, but gave birth to the folk rock movement.

Talented Singers Encouraged to Audition For Long Beach Chorale


The Long Beach Chorale, one of Long Beach’s most respected musical organizations, encourages talented singers to audition for its 2015-16 season!

Mission H2O Festival to Rally Long Beach Water Conservation Efforts


On Saturday, July 18, the Long Beach Water Department (LBWD) is kicking off its water conservation campaign, Mission H2O LB, in Downtown Long Beach with its Mission H2O LB Kickoff Event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Promenade Square.

Teams Get Ready for Downtown’s Amazing Chase


The Chase is back! For the third year, up to 150 visitors and residents will solve clues, perform challenges and explore the urban landscape, competing for fabulous prizes in Downtown’s Amazing Chase on Saturday, July 25, 2015 in Downtown Long Beach.  

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