Posts Tagged as "Arts and Culture"

Define Pretty

Oct. 27, 2013 / By
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Editor: One in an occasional posting of interesting videos

Katie Makkai, a veteran poetry slammer – defining the word “pretty”...

A Lot: Activating Community Spaces

Oct. 22, 2013 / By

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


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.”..

LBCC Gallery Features Vietnamese Artists

Sep. 7, 2013 / By


By Josh Dulaney, Long Beach Press Telegram

LONG BEACH >> Uudam Tran Nguyen, a Vietnamese artist who splits his time between Southern California and his homeland, quietly recalled his inspiration for a short video he made about the motorbike riders in his native country, while watching the film Thursday at the Long Beach City College Art Gallery.


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...