Posts Tagged as "Arts"

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...

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...

What Are The Barriers To Creativity In Education?

Jun. 25, 2013 / By
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Check out this amazing research, infographic, and video from Adobe, highlighting the need for creativity in education...

We Rise by Ti Tavai and ‘aikona

May. 5, 2013 / By
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Why I wrote We Rise by, Ti Tavai

Working on the Dear Mr. Warren Buffett video and being in the theater watching the Waters Rising dance performance by Tuvalu, Tokelau and Kiribati residents helped and inspired me to create a song for the people in the community with high air pollution and climate change, how they are impacted by that everyday...

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 Arts As Economic Engine

Oct. 10, 2012 / By
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October is national arts and humanities month. VoiceWaves Reporter Angela Or spoke with Arts Council for Long Beach Interim Executive Director John Glaza about the Arts as economic engine...

VoiceWaves Is Recruiting

Sep. 5, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves is seeking committed, engaged and enthusiastic Long Beach Youth to participate in a journalism and media-training project...

Long Beach Arts Month: Call to Artists and Arts Promoters

Aug. 22, 2012 / By
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Long Beach Arts Month: Call to Artists and Arts Promoters to submit October Events

The Arts Council for Long Beach seeks arts events happening in Long Beach this October...

We’Ced Launch Celebration

Jun. 30, 2012 / By
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On June 14, 2012, We’Ced Youth Media presented their first magazine to the public.
Their launch celebration showed off the new youth voice of Merced and over 200 people

Youth Poets Launch Social Justice Campaign Against Diabetes

Jun. 11, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Zaineb Mohammed , Posted: Jun 11, 2012

Amidst rising rates of diabetes in teenagers, youth are leading a new campaign to combat the social and environmental factors that created the epidemic...

Richmond’s Hometown Champion Of Verse

May. 23, 2012 / By
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Q n A, Edgardo Cervano-Soto
EDITOR’S NOTE: Nyabingha McDowell, 15, began performing spoken word over a year ago with one of Richmond’s most exciting artist groups, RAW Talent...


May. 1, 2012 / By
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Celebrates Richmond Families, Focuses on Literacy and Health

Contributed by April Suwalsky

More than 1500 Richmond community members and dozens of local partner organizations came together on Sunday, April 29, in Richmond, California, for the third annual Richmond Tales Fest: An Afternoon of Family Literacy and Healthy Living.