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June 2019

Be Natural Documentary Narrated By Jodie Foster Opens July 27

June 27 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 10:00 pm
The Art Theatre
2025 E 4th st
Long Beach, CA 90814 United States
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BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ, about the first female filmmaker, narrated by Jodie Foster, is opening at the Art Theatre on July 27. Trailer https://benaturalthemovie.com Synopsis When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors ever to make a narrative film. Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché follows her rise from Gaumont secretary to her appointment as head of production…

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July 2019

New Exhibit: “Carrying the Pacific: Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenthood”

July 20 @ 11:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum
695 Alamitos Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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$3 – $5

The Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM) presents Carrying the Pacific: Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenthood on view from Saturday, July 20, 2019 to Wednesday, December 31, 2019. This exhibit is the first of its kind that centers on Pacific Islanders’ birthing traditions, experiences and voices. Visitors will hear from culture-bearers, and see works by Pacific Islander contemporary artists Roldy Aguero, Micki Davis, Dan Taulapapa McMullin, Jason (JP) Periera, Samantha Winter Tagaloa, Lilo Tauvae, and Roquin-Jon Quichocho Siongco. Ethnographic art from…

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Family ArtMaking

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until September 8, 2019

Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 E Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90803 United States
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Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm.

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Transparent Watercolors Workshop at the Center

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every Tuesday except Holidays
The Center
2017 E 4th St
Long Beach, CA 90814 United States
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Free

On-going, open enrollment watercolor class focusing on teaching techniques from which the artists can build, eventually creating their own full projects. At the end of each project the student has a finished watercolor that he/she/they can be proud of. The LGTBQ Center of Long Beach provides artist quality watercolor pigments, paper and brushes. The LGTBQ Center will be featuring a curated rotating show of pieces completed by students on a permanent basis. This class is entering its 5th year and…

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LBMA presents: Create with Watercolor

July 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 E Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90803 United States
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$5 – $15

July 25, 2019 5:30 - 7 pm | $15 for Non Museum Members; $5 for Members (see below) This class, designed for all levels will support students in experimenting with composition, texture and light using watercolors. Participants will be guided through observation of the Museum campus and ocean view setting using simple watercolors, paper, brushes and creativity. All materials will be supplied, however, sketchbooks are always welcome. Reservation is required. Tickets for Non Museum Members here. Museum Members, please reserve…

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Activism & The Arts: A Life Journey

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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$10 – $15

Viva Event Center, MOLAA $15 / Members $10 Purchase your tickets HERE. In his talk Activism & the Arts: A Life Journey, influential artist/educator/activist Dan Guerrero speaks of the history and intersection of the Chicano and LGBTQ communities while addressing the importance of solidarity across contemporary cultural currents. A Q&A and panel discussion moderated by Eduardo Lara follows the story-telling presentation.

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August 2019

Resistencia Gráfica: The Prints of Carlos Barberena

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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free with paid museum admission

Artist printmaker Carlos Barberena will discuss his development as a self-taught artist as well as his involvement with a number of artist collectives and studio workshops, including Instituto Gráfico de Chicago. Barberena's print, Mater Dolorosa, is featured in MOLAA’s current exhibition, Gráfica América and depicts the mother Álvaro Conrado, a student killed at a protest against Nicaragua’s repressive government. A printmaking demonstration and opportunity to create a print with the artist will follow the presentation.  Free with paid museum admission…

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Community ARTivist pop up Fair

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Under The Sun
244 East 3rd Street
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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$15

Our Summer Saturday Community ARTivist Pop-up series is a special curated place that brings activism & art together in a transformative experience to create and elevate unique #ARTivism expressions Featured LIVE artist performances and installations provide plenty of opportunities for inspiration, while the open mic and interactive art will offer lots of exciting moments for self expression for the entire family. Vendors offering unique conscious consumer trinkets, services and goods will offer an opportunity to enhance skills in renewing/reusing, decolonizing…

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Financial Literacy & Money Consciousness for Artists

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
SBCC
540 N Marine Ave
Wilmington, CA 90744 United States
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$30 – $40

Co-presented by SBCC and Creative Incite Led by Claire Van Holland of CVLedger, this workshop will help reduce the “fear factor” that artists struggle with when dealing with their money management concerns.  Claire Van Holland is a creative first, who just happens to like crunching numbers. She is a true 50% left brain, right brain split. She fell into data analytics, financial projections and budget forecasting over the course of an extensive career in corporate media, which include Pandora Media, Disney…

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Financial Literacy & Money Consciousness for Artists

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
SBCC Thrive L.A.
540 N Marine Ave
Wilmington, CA 90744 United States
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$30 – $40

FINANCIAL LITERACY & MONEY CONSCIOUSNESS FOR ARTISTS Co-presented by SBCC and Creative Incite in Wilmington Led by Claire Van Holland of CVLedger (https://cvledger.com), this workshop will help reduce the “fear factor” that artists struggle with when dealing with their money management concerns. Claire Van Holland is a creative first, who just happens to like crunching numbers. She is a true 50% left brain, right brain split. She fell into data analytics, financial projections and budget forecasting over the course of…

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Long Beach Comic Con 2019

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on September 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

Long Beach Convention Center
E. Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Long Beach Comic Con is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center. It’s a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At Long Beach Comic Con, you’ll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs for all ages, guest signings and meet & greet sessions with celebrities. For more specific…

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