Posts Tagged as "Arts"

At Manifest: Justice Exhibit, Life Reflects Art

May. 7, 2015 / By
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Need a heavy dose of Art meets Activism? Manifest: Justice gives you just that.

Cuban Artist Visits Long Beach as U.S.-Cuba Relations Thaw

Mar. 4, 2015 / By and
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With Obama’s move to thaw Cuban relations, experts predict an influx of more Cuban artists may soon hit Long Beach and the U.S.

Long Beach Actors & Filmmakers Respond To Lack Of Diversity At The Oscars

Feb. 5, 2015 / By
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No people of color were nominated in the four acting categories, nor were there any for Best Director. Voicewaves spoke with diverse artists, actors and filmmakers from Long Beach about the Oscars, the lack diversity in film, and opportunities for change.

After Budget Cuts, Community Helps LBUSD Maintain Arts Education

Nov. 6, 2014 / By
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After school at Admiral Kidd Park in Long Beach, 22-year-old Walter Brown blasts pop music for a group of excited kids. The students learn a new routine each time he plays a new song. Some follow his moves; some enjoy their own free styles.

Color Me Long Beach Focuses On Young, Urban Artists

Oct. 9, 2014 / By
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On Sept. 27, The Creativity Network, in partnership with Homeland Cultural Center, presented COLOR ME LONG BEACH, a celebration of multicultural urban arts and video representing the many communities that call Long Beach home.

I Slam, Therefore I Am: A Look into the LB Poetry Scene

Jan. 23, 2014 / By
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Between Artesia Boulevard and Ocean Boulevard, sectioned off by Sante Fe and the San Gabriel River, there are more open mic events than one can count on two hands.

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Back On The Map: Rappers On The Current State Of Hip-Hop In Long Beach

Jan. 20, 2014 / By
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When people think of where hip-hop comes from, the West Coast is probably on the top of that list...

Toaster Music

Jan. 3, 2014 / 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...

‘Sin Padre’ – In Local Film, Masculinity is Violent

Dec. 6, 2013 / By
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By Edgardo Cervano-Soto

When Nora Vigil first saw the scenes of domestic and street violence in the new local film,Sin Padre, she “thought of the violence occurring in Richmond,” even though the film is set in San Francisco’s Mission District...

NewsLongBeach: Artist Carlos Ramirez

Dec. 3, 2013 / By
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The Arts Council for Long Beach recently sponsored an event called A Lot to activate empty lots in the city with art and performances...

Long Beach Opera: Great Stories with Great Music

Nov. 25, 2013 / By
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If you’ve never thought about spending a night at the opera, then you’ve never experienced the Long Beach Opera...

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...