Category: Long Beach

 THE 2014 LONG BEACH QFILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MAJOR FEATURES LINEUP

THE 2014 LONG BEACH QFILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MAJOR FEATURES LINEUP

[ 0 ] July 21, 2014

. The 2014 Long Beach Qfilm Festival will take place Friday, September 12 through Sunday, 14 at the historic Art Theatre located at 2025 East 4th St. and the neighboring LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, both on Long Beach’s renowned “Retro Row.” Submissions for this year’s fest are now closed but will be accepted beginning in October for […]

RAGE REVIEWS: Keeping It in the Family

RAGE REVIEWS: Keeping It in the Family

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014

by chris carpenter -  Every family has its little secrets, and this fact has provided fodder for dramatists since Sophocles wrote Oedipus Rex, at least.  One of the most acclaimed plays of recent years, Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities, is a current example and is having a superior production at International City Theatre (ICT) […]

'OTHER DESERT CITIES' COMES TO LONG BEACH

‘OTHER DESERT CITIES’ COMES TO LONG BEACH

[ 0 ] June 6, 2014

  International City Theatre (ICT) is bringing Jon Robin Baitz’s 2012 Pulitzer Prize finalist and five-time Tony Award-nominated play Other Desert Cities to the Long Beach Performing Arts Center stage from Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 29. About the Show: The manicured life of an actor-turned-politician and his impeccable wife is upset when relatives […]

JEWELS’ GORGEOUS GEMS

JEWELS’ GORGEOUS GEMS

[ 0 ] June 5, 2014

. THE PARTIES CONTINUE! ON THE HEELS OF AN AMAZING LONG BEACH PRIDE WEEKEND, THE ATTENTION SHIFTS TO L.A. PRIDE!  Southern Californian’s gather in West Hollywood from Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8 for another amazing L.A. Pride weekend celebration. The pre-opening celebration of TransPride on Thursday, June 5, from 7 to 9 p.m., has the […]

LONG BEACH PRIDE'S GRAND MARSHAL SPECIAL RECOGNITION KYLE BULLOCK

LONG BEACH PRIDE’S GRAND MARSHAL SPECIAL RECOGNITION KYLE BULLOCK

[ 0 ] May 13, 2014

SERVING OUR YOUTH WITH PRIDE ~ by chris carpenter ~ In a mere two-and-a-half years, the LGBTQ Center of Long Beach has grown from  serving only a handful of youth to nearly 100 per month today. Who has made the difference? Kyle Bullock, who was hired in September, 2011 for the express purpose of developing […]

A "SUITE" GRAND OPENING

A “SUITE” GRAND OPENING

[ 0 ] May 8, 2014

by josh ryan -  Robert Van Beveran and Leonard Sinatra are the owners of The Suite (formerly Executive Suite) located on 3428 East Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach. Together more than 25 years, both are successful realtors and entrepreneurs who own a tropical fish store in Long Beach and “Lenny” has designed lighting for […]

 LONG BEACH PRIDE IS UPON US LADIES AND GENTLEMEN!

LONG BEACH PRIDE IS UPON US LADIES AND GENTLEMEN!

[ 0 ] May 5, 2014

 by jewels -  SUMMER’S HERE AND THE  CELEBRATIONS HAVE BEGUN!  This month brings even more Brunchette action as we add another day of crazy, to the wildly successful Drag Brunch shows at Hamburger Mary’s Long Beach. We are adding a Saturday brunch show to accommodate all of those amazing folks who want to get in […]

A World Premiere Musical Event: OCTOBER MOURNING - A Song for Matthew Shepard

A World Premiere Musical Event: OCTOBER MOURNING – A Song for Matthew Shepard

[ 3 ] May 1, 2014

October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard is award-winning author Lesléa Newman’s deeply personal literary and theatrical response to the events of October 6, 1998, when 21-year-old Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and hung on a fence to die in one of the most brutal gay hate crimes of recent memory. This work of poetic […]

17TH ANNUAL EASTER WALK: FUNDRAISER FOR THE AIDS C.A.R.E PROGRAM

17TH ANNUAL EASTER WALK: FUNDRAISER FOR THE AIDS C.A.R.E PROGRAM

[ 0 ] April 14, 2014

  Each year a group of drag queens, kings, sisters, fairies, leather folks, city officials, bunnies and just plain fun-loving people, gather to raise much needed funds for the C.A.R.E. Program at St. Mary’s Hospital in Long Beach. 100 percent of the funds raised are given directly to the cause, with local businesses and supporting sponsors providing free […]

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY: 80 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

LONG BEACH SYMPHONY: 80 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

[ 0 ] April 8, 2014

by joshua ryan -  The Long Beach Symphony, like many others, has been challenged by the recession that devastated arts organizations throughout almost every community. However, a strong board, strategic planning and the consistent leadership of Executive Director Kelly Ruggirello, has moved the venerable institution forward and ushered in a new era of financial health. […]

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