Category: Long Beach

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY PRESENTS HANDEL HARP CONCERTO, MOZART AND BEETHOVEN ‘EROICA’

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY PRESENTS HANDEL HARP CONCERTO, MOZART AND BEETHOVEN ‘EROICA’

[ 0 ] April 19, 2016

  When Maestro Lucas Richman steps to the podium of the Terrace Theater (300 E. Ocean Blvd.) on Saturday, April 30 at 8 p.m., it will have been almost precisely one year since he previously did so in a performance of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 in D minor that garnered top headlines: “Long Beach Symphony […]

LGBTQ CENTER DENOUNCES ANTI-TRANSGENDER BIAS IN LONG BEACH

LGBTQ CENTER DENOUNCES ANTI-TRANSGENDER BIAS IN LONG BEACH

[ 0 ] April 15, 2016

The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach has learned of two incidents impacting the public safety, security, and dignity of the transgender community in Long Beach. On March 20, 2016 a transgender woman was attacked, including being stabbed, by at least two assailants. The victim has survived and two assailants were quickly arrested and charged with […]

JEWELS' JEMS: APRIL EDITION

JEWELS’ JEMS: APRIL EDITION

[ 0 ] April 6, 2016

by jewels –  It seems as though, just a few days ago was the official start of Spring, but here in Southern California it feels like summer is in full swing. The challenge of painting your face and donning full drag in 90-degree heat, is that makeup heading south becomes the norm. I am officially […]

MOLLY RINGWALD: BROADWAY BLOCKBUSTERS AND ALL THAT JAZZ

MOLLY RINGWALD: BROADWAY BLOCKBUSTERS AND ALL THAT JAZZ

[ 0 ] March 8, 2016

by joel martens –  Molly Ringwald began her music career long before her debut as America’s teenage, girl-next-door in the John Hughes, ‘80s zeitgeist trifecta, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club and Pretty In Pink. Hard to believe that was 30 years ago, isn’t it? Her father, a successful jazz aficionado, taught her to improvise and […]

BLACK & WHITE BALL: A COMMUNITY CELEBRATION SUPPORTING THE LGBTQ CENTER LONG BEACH

BLACK & WHITE BALL: A COMMUNITY CELEBRATION SUPPORTING THE LGBTQ CENTER LONG BEACH

[ 0 ] March 7, 2016

  Anything but monochromatic, The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach works diligently to serve the many colors represented by the LGBTQ communities adopted rainbow symbol. As a part of their annual fundraising purview, the organization is proud to present their 3rd Annual Black and White Ball, on Saturday, March 12, at the Hyatt Regency in […]

THE LGBTQ CENTER LONG BEACH MOURNS LOSS OF FOUNDER RAY LOWEN

THE LGBTQ CENTER LONG BEACH MOURNS LOSS OF FOUNDER RAY LOWEN

[ 0 ] February 25, 2016

  The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach has announced that founder Raymond Lowen passed away peacefully on February 19, 2016 at the age of 88. Lowen was instrumental to the founding of The Center and served on the board of directors for a number of years. He is also fondly remembered for painting thousands of […]

FEBRUARY THEATRE BRIEFS

FEBRUARY THEATRE BRIEFS

[ 0 ] February 10, 2016

  BEAUTY AND THE BEAST “Tale as old as time, true as it can be…” Disney’s smash-hit Broadway musical, Beauty and the Beast, is coming to you courtesy of the Los Angeles Ovation Award-winning 3-D Theatricals Company. Performances run Friday, February 5 through Sunday, February 21 at Fullerton’s Historic Plummer Auditorium and then Friday, February […]

12,000 LBUSD STUDENTS TO ATTEND FREE LONG BEACH SYMPHONY CONCERTS

12,000 LBUSD STUDENTS TO ATTEND FREE LONG BEACH SYMPHONY CONCERTS

[ 0 ] January 19, 2016

Annual Student Concerts Part of $240,000 or ¼ of Budget Spent on Free Music Programs Annually On February 3 and 4, 2016 more than 12,000 4th and 5th graders from Long Beach and Wilmington public schools will stream into the Terrace Theater of the Long Beach Performing Arts Center to hear Long Beach Symphony play […]

JEWELS' GEMS: JANUARY EDITION

JEWELS’ GEMS: JANUARY EDITION

[ 0 ] January 7, 2016

by jewels –  It’s a gorgeous New Year out there kids! Cheers to another fabulous time for fresh starts and new friends! You’ve probably already gone through the social norm of setting resolutions and goals for the coming year. The gyms will be packed for the next few weeks, but don’t fret for long, those […]

QFilms to Present Exclusive Documentary and New Media Screenings

QFilms to Present Exclusive Documentary and New Media Screenings

[ 0 ] December 15, 2015

The Long Beach QFilm Festival has announced that they will be presenting two exclusive screenings on Thursday, December 17 and Saturday, January 9 at the historic Art Theatre on Long Beach’s renowned Retro Row. These screenings are being hosted as part of a winter programming series in addition to QFilms’ annual four day festival which occurs every […]

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