May 25 - June 22, 2013Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. Seymour, a down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon "Audrey II" grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for feeding her growing appetite. A sadistic nitrous-oxide inhaling dentist is just one of Audrey II’s gustatory delights as she eats her way…See More
Pookey Wigington Presents:Chocolate Sundaes Comedy Show@ the Laugh Factory8001 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CAHosted by: Ron GMusic by: DJ SidekickTo RSVP for Chocolate Sundaes Comedy Show contact Pookey Wigingtonemail: firstname.lastname@example.org or text: 310-600-7992, space is limited.Hey if you haven't already, connect with us!!!www.chocolatesundaes.comwww.facebook.com/chocolatesundaes…See More
In this hour-long documentary film a young multi-racial Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) woman, filmmaker Christen Hepuakoa Marquez, sets out to discover the meaning of her incredibly lengthy Hawaiian name from her estranged mother whose diagnosis as schizophrenic in the 80′s caused their family separation. Christen discovers not only herself within the name, but gains a whole new perspective on the idea of sanity and how cultural differences can sometimes muddle its definition.See More
From their many appearances with Garrison Keillor on A Prairie Home Companion and The American Radio Company, to performances at The Grand Ole Opry and Austin City Limits as well as their tours with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Emmylou Harris, and The Seldom Scene—Robin and Linda Williams have thrilled audiences throughout America for more than twenty years with their distinctive folk, bluegrass, and country sound! See More
Pookey Wigington Presents:Chocolate Sundaes Comedy Show@ the Laugh Factory8001 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CAHosted by: Ron GMusic by: DJ SidekickWe showcase a powerful and flavorful mix of comedic talent, from seasoned veteran comedians to the hottest up and coming comedians. Our talent comes from the world of entertainment, television, and film. You've seen them on Def Comedy Jam, the David Letterman Show, Late Night, Comedy Central, HBO, and Showtime. Our star studded talent that keeps you…See More
The College of The Arts at California State University, Long Beach come together to present an explosive evening of entertainment in Fusion. Students from each division of The College of The Arts showcase their talents in a celebration of art on Saturday, May 2, 2009
The French Ballroom at the Lafayette
140 Linden Avenue
Downtown Long Beach, CA 90802
Gallery opens at 12:00pm
Films start at 5:00pm
Performances start at… Continue
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Barbara Blackwell presents for the Long Beach Symphony a check to Horace Mann Elementary Principal Wanda Oliver and H'artworks Rev. Jane Galloway for the winning centerpieces produced by the students for the Symphony's Annual Fundraiser, Crescendo.
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Former Charter Executive Brings Strong Arts and Operations Experience to Role
Long Beach, CA– The Arts Council for Long Beach announced the hiring of former Charter Communications executive, Craig Watson, as its new Executive Director. Watson will start his role immediately and join the Council’s staff in offices shared with the Economic Development and Cultural Affairs Bureau of the City of Long Beach.
“We are very pleased to have a leader as strong… Continue
Added by Antonio Ruiz on April 27, 2009 at 5:30pm —
The Four Seasons Ballet Preljocaj Tue May 5 ’09 8pm
In this rare Southern California appearance, Ballet Preljocaj peels back an undiscovered layer of Vivaldi’s revered opus, The Four Seasons, to reveal a fresh, provocative, and high-spirited ballet. Choreographer Angelin Preljocaj hones the notions of springing up, exaltation, suspension and vibration—leaving audiences in awe of the craft. Preljocaj has teamed up with visual artist Fabrice Hyber— whose objects create an… Continue
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The Department of Cultural Affairs
In Association With
The Ebony Repertory Theater, The African Marketplace, Inc., K-JAZZ, I-800-Unite Us, Music SouthLA, Inglewood Tickets, The Jammin Foundation, and Bobbee Zeno Experience Talks KPFK 90.7
Cordially Invite You To
The Charles Mingus - Son of Watts - Musical Caravan Project
Tribute to Mingus Gala
Tribute to Mingus Band
Conducted by James Newton (Flute) with Roberto Miranda (Bass),… Continue
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Book Signing Long Beach: A History through its Architecture
Host: Historical Society of Long Beach
Date: Friday, May 1, 2009
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Historical Society of Long Beach
Street: 4260 Atlantic Ave
City/Town: Long Beach, CA
Dr. Louise H. Ivers’ long-awaited book, Long Beach: A History through its Architecture, is now available. Beautifully composed, the book describes the… Continue
2010 Professional Artist Fellowships honor Long Beach’s living artists for exemplary recent work. Eligible artists must reside in Long Beach and demonstrate an active exhibition and/or production record of at least 3 years.
Eligible artistic disciplines include:
Multidisciplinary or Interdisciplinary Arts
Project Oasis is Seeking Artist For Top Of The Town Arts Festival. The Top Of The Town Arts Festival will promote artists, craft makers, musicians, students and performers by providing a neighborhood venue for them to show and sell their work.
Hands-on displays will also be established at this fun filled family event providing opportunities for kids of all ages to learn and create their own works of art. At these hands on booths attendees can experiment with a wide range of media… Continue
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We invite you, artists & associates we have worked with in various capacities (through University by the Sea, the Goods Gallery, or otherwise) to publish your art and/or refer artists for our book publication, Book by Authors: North Long Beach Anthology (www.bookbyauthors.org), to be published this spring. Book by Authors is a Smolarcorp project supported by Connected Corridor and the Knight Foundation. All profits from book sales support the Fairfield YMCA (in north Long Beach) and… Continue
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Next Saturday, April 25, is the Southern California Storytelling Swap. This full day of storytelling will feature plenty of small group time to tell and listen to stories with people from all over southern California, along with workshops and a concert featuring representatives from many different storytelling groups. The Swap is held at Culver-Palms United Methodist Church Complex, 4464 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230, and will last from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Leslie Perry at… Continue
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April 25th 6-8pm
Trebor/Nevets (2116 E. 4th; 562-901-0600) will feature a unique opportunity for artists of all ages and accomplishment to participate in the creation of a huge (6’x8’), one-of-a-kind art mural, guided by Los Angeles artist Jennifer Perlmutter. Donations will go to benefit The New City Schools, a network of small, urban charter schools in Long Beach. The finished project will be auctioned off at a future event with proceeds also going to The New City Schools. Join us… Continue
Added by Antonio Ruiz on April 22, 2009 at 2:39pm —
So, you wanna go green starting now. We at 562 applaud you! But that one little question is circling in your mind...HOW? Here are a few ideas for you.
* Start using a reusable mug/cup for that cup of Joe in the morning (many coffee shops offer a discount for refills) or a permanent bottle for water or great tasting lemonade on those soon to be hot days.
Green friendly Artist Wyland returns to Long Beach, to top his world record for the largest mural in history. He is adorning the roof of the Long Beach Arena with his newest mural Earth, in celebration of Earth Day. Cnn captured the video footage of Wyland talking about his newest project. Cnn iReport.
He started painting the mural Tuesday, April 21st, which will be an acre and… Continue
The sun was a scorching 96 degrees and instead of going to the Grand Prix where I knew crowds would be hovering over my shoulders, I decided to visit Belmont Shore. A place where things are easy going and loose.
420 has represented the Cannabis culture for over 30 years. But like others, I have wondered how it came about. Its roots if you will...
The story begins in 1971 in the city of San Rafael, CA where a group of HS kids would meet everyday at 4:20 to light up. As time passed, they found that 420 could be use as a code around parents, cops, and teachers.
The 420 Campaign is now a coined termed that describes the actions and efforts to legalize marijuana. The Marijuana Policy… Continue
Since I'm on vacation and on a budget, I decided to check out three days of Free Grand Prix race action. Thinking of 562citylife members, who didn't make it to the races, I took lots of pictures. On Thursday, I went to some fantastic events without spending a dime!