Posts Tagged as "Arts and Culture"

A Lot: Activating Community Spaces

Oct. 22, 2013 / By
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A LOT is a community-wide initiative presented by the Arts Council for Long Beach in collaboration with partners throughout the City of Long Beach, California...

October is Arts Month in Long Beach

Oct. 16, 2013 / By
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Long Beach Arts Month celebrates arts events happening in Long Beach every October, during National Arts and Humanities Month, a coast-to-coast collective celebration of culture in America...

Petition Started to Preserve Edison Theatre as Performing Arts Venue

Sep. 20, 2013 / By
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by Brian Addison

Built in 1917, the Edison Theatre on Broadway in downtown Long Beach has a rich history, ranging from housing the Nippon Pool Room and Barber Shop in 1924 to its latest—and sadly last—embodiment as the home base of Long Beach State’s graduate theatre company, the California Repertory...

Local Community Group Wants LGBTers to Come As They Are for Photo Shoot

Sep. 14, 2013 / By
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Get Out LB founder and community member Sal Flores described his I Am photography project succinctly: “The purpose of is exactly what it sounds like: A celebration of who we are for who we are.”

In the eyes of Flores, campaigns similar in appearance—like the overwhelmingly popular NOH8 campaign that even Congressmember Alan Lowenthal has partaken in—are indeed beneficial and show a broader spectrum of LGBT allies and members...

LBCC Gallery Features Vietnamese Artists

Sep. 7, 2013 / By
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Uudam Nguyen is one of the artists whose work appears in the Freedom is a Motorbike exhibit at the Long Beach City College art gallery.

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Independent Film Premiere in Long Beach: The Game Don’t Change, Just The Players

Aug. 1, 2013 / By
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Long Beach Post’s Sander Wolff profiles a very special film premiering this weekend. 

Read more at Long Beach Post..

What Is Art?

Jul. 18, 2013 / By
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The kNOw Youth Media- Jewel Yang

Once on a hot summer day, my friend asked me a certain question that I found myself pondering...

Chicago Artist Forces Us to Take Another Look at Murders

Jul. 8, 2013 / By
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The NorthStar News, News Feature, Frederick H. Lowe

Every Monday morning, Chicago’s newspapers, television and radio stations never fail to bring readers, viewers and listeners the latest news about murders and shootings in Chicago’s two other worlds–the South and West Sides...

Lost Treasures of the LBC’s Art Show

Apr. 22, 2013 / By
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Stop by for an evening of art and explore what folks were able to create from what they found in their neighborhood!..

The Peace Builders: Homeland Cultural Center

Apr. 5, 2013 / By
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As the only Long Beach Parks & Recreation center that encourages cultural and multi-ethnic arts and programming, Homeland Cultural Center provides people of all ages a place to foster creativity and celebrate the diversity that Long Beach offers...

L.A. Street Dance Company Brings Krump and More To CSULB

Feb. 23, 2013 / By
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Long Beach Post By Sarah Bennett

Photos by Sage Gallon courtesy of The Underground.

Every Wednesday night, street dancers from across Los Angeles meet at a gang-neutral strip mall parking lot in North Hollywood for a krump session...