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Arise. Shine. Thy Light is Come.

Mural by Trinh Mai, Los Angeles International Airport, Tom Bradley International Terminal Commissioned by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) The mission of the Art Program is to present diverse and memorable art experiences to enhance and humanize the travel experience at LAX. Featuring local and regional artists through temporary exhibitions, permanent art installations, and cultural […]

Free

Centro de La Raza: John A. Taboada Legacy Photo Collection

Historical Society of Long Beach 4260 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA, United States

The Long Beach Chicano Community History Committee, comprised of former Centro de La Raza (Centro) employees Ron and Phyllis Arias, Theresa Marino, Carmen O. Perez, Margie Rodriguez, and Armando Vazquez-Ramos, worked closely with Historical Society of Long Beach staff to develop the exhibition. Photographer John A. Taboada, a former CSULB student who chronicled the Centro’s […]

Free

The Power of Visibility: Boldness in LGBTQ+ Art

LBCG / Rod Briggs Memorial Gallery 2221 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA, United States

"The Power of Visibility: Boldness in LGBTQ+ Art" is a compelling art exhibit that underscores the crucial role of representation and visibility within the LGBTQ+ community. Running from June 22nd to July 20th, every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 1pm to 4pm, this exhibit presents a vivid array of artworks that explore the lives, experiences, […]

Free

‘In Color’ Art Exhibition curated by Marie Thibeault

LBCG / Rod Briggs Memorial Gallery 2221 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA, United States

Prepare to embark on a journey into the captivating world of color at Long Beach Creative Group's latest exhibition, "In Color" curated by Marie Thibeault. This vibrant showcase brings together a diverse array of artists, each exploring the boundless possibilities of high chromaticity and expression. Color isn't just pigment on canvas; it's a powerful visual […]

Free

Musical Theatre West Presents “Newsies” July 12- 28

Carpenter Performing Arts Center 6200 E Atherton St, Long Beach, CA, United States

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Newsies to hit Long Beach this July! Southern California’s premier theatre company, Musical Theatre West (MTW), is bringing Broadway to the beach with the Tony Award-Winning Disney musical, Newsies Based on the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899, Newsies tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams […]

$20 – $120

Musical Theatre West Presents “42nd Street” Feb 9 – Feb 25

Carpenter Performing Arts Center 6200 E Atherton St, Long Beach, CA, United States

Calling all musical theater fans! This February, Musical Theatre West (MTW), Southern California’s premier theatre company, is kicking off its 2024 season by bringing Broadway to Long Beach! Filled with sparkling costumes and dazzling songs, MTW’s production of 42nd Street will run for a limited time, February 9 - February 25, with an official opening […]

$20 – $120
Event Series Team Taiko Drumming

Team Taiko Drumming

Grand Annex 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro, United States

We believe in creating unique opportunities for people to meet their neighbors and engage in their community in a new way. Come play with us! Taiko is a Japanese traditional drumming practice that, over the last several decades, has become a global phenomenon. Since 2013, Grand Vision has partnered with leading taiko instructors to bring […]

$5 – $25

Figure Drawing Sessions: Ancient Vine Studio

RSVP: Ancient Vine Studio Meetup group https://www.meetup.com/ancient-vine-studio-meetup-group/ Check the meetup group for information on the scheduled model, address, and any last minute changes. Facebook: Ancient Vine Studio Thursday nights at 6:30 pm until 9:30 at night. These will run weekly $25 to the studio. Cash preferred This helps us pay for models, supplies, and art […]

$25.00
Event Series WIDENING SKIES

WIDENING SKIES

Ice House 625 West Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA, United States

WIDENING SKIES A Solo Pop-Up Exhibition by Dana August Location: IceRoom Gallery 625 W Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90813 (Enter from W Anaheim St) Dates: Friday, July 26: 6-8:30 PM Saturday, July 27: 11-2 PM Join us for Widening Skies, a two-day pop-up exhibition featuring an experimental body of work developed during a six-month […]

Free
Event Series Open Mic LB at Partake

Open Mic LB at Partake

This event occurs every 2nd and 4th Friday. Join us at Partake Collective for a night of music, poetry, comedy, and more. Whether you're a seasoned performer or just looking to share your talents, this is the place for you! Our stage is open to all, so come showcase your skills or simply sit back […]

Free

Dreams In Transit: A Mobile Art Spectacle

Bluff Park 2500 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA, United States

All aboard the funky express! “The DreamChaser Bus”, is a unique immersive art experience that transports you into a psychedelic dreamscape of vibrant colors, interactive art, & sensory wonders. Step into a magical portal that invites you to explore an otherworldly environment where art comes to life! From 5:45pm - 7:00pm a free Alcohol Ink […]

Free

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show | Long Beach

The Dinner Detective East 1st Street, Long Beach, California, United States

America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show is now playing! Solve a hilarious mystery while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it! Join us for an event that […]

$71.95

Dreams In Transit: A Mobile Art Spectacle

All aboard the funky express! “The DreamChaser Bus”, is a unique immersive art experience that transports you into a psychedelic dreamscape of vibrant colors, interactive art, & sensory wonders. Step into a magical portal that invites you to explore an otherworldly environment where art comes to life! From 5:45pm - 7:00pm a free Alcohol Ink […]

Free
Event Series The Un-Invisible Project

The Un-Invisible Project

EXPO Arts Center 4321 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, United States +1 more

Creative Corps fellowship recipient and teaching artist Cory Bilicko is mentoring members of the Long Beach Cambodian community in creating visual and written pieces that share personal stories. The project includes four generations of Cambodians whose work will be featured in a traveling exhibit in summer 2024 and published in a book. Expo Arts Center […]

Free

JACK CURTIS DUBOWSKY ENSEMBLE’S ALL NEW ORIGINAL LIVE SCORE TO THE KID (1921)

The Art Theatre 2025 E 4th st, Long Beach, CA, United States

Composer, conductor, and author Jack Curtis Dubowsky, a recipient of the 2022-23 Professional Artist Fellowship of Arts Council for Long Beach, is thrilled to announce that the Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble (#JCDEnsemble) will perform his all-new original live score to Charlie Chaplin’s 1921 silent, first feature film, THE KID. This authorized, all new original score […]

$25

Creatives Network: Artists Meet Up

Long Beach Unified Bar & Lounge 2222 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, United States

Creatives Networking: Artists, creatives, rule breakers. Connect, Meet, Inspire, Help grow an inspirational network of Artists. Based in Long Beach. We welcome artists from our surrounding communities. Art is organic and grows as we explore and connect with our community, and take that opportunity to break out of our small worlds. DATE: First Wednesday of […]

Free
Event Series OPEN MIC NIGHT

OPEN MIC NIGHT

Grand Annex 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro, United States

Musicians & Poets! Come on down to the Grand Annex on the second Thursday of each month for Open Mic Night! To perform: Sign up at 6:30 PM. The first 12 sign-ups are guaranteed to perform, with additional artists as time allows. Plan to do 2 songs/poems (limit stage time to under 8 minutes). This […]

$5 – $7.75

ON THE RISE: 14th Street Basketball Court Mural Project

14th Street Park East 14th Street, Long Beach, California, United States

MURAL LAUNCH EVENT Mark your calendars! We are excited to celebrate the project beginning with a kick-off Mural Launch Event on August 10, 2024, at the 14th Street Basketball Courts from 10 am to 2 pm. This event will feature artists and vendors, creating a festive and vibrant atmosphere for the community. ABOUT THE PROJECT Artist Collaboration Tracy Negrete, […]

Free

Long Beach Night Walks: Monthly Photography Walks

Long Beach Night Walks is a monthly evening photography event that takes place in our beautiful city of Long Beach. This event is designed for photography enthusiasts of all levels, from beginners to professionals, who are looking for a unique opportunity to capture the beauty of the city at night. The event is led by […]

Free

Premiere of Trashion Show Long Beach Documentary

The Art Theatre 2025 E 4th st, Long Beach, CA, United States

Trashion Show Long Beach Documentary Friday August 23, 2024 Doors open 6pm, Film starts at 6:30pm Art Theater 2025 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814 Did you miss seeing Trashion Show Long Beach in person? Do you wonder what went on backstage? Were you interviewed? Did you get your photo taken at the Step […]

Free

Kontrapunktus presents BACH & TELEMANN: Collegium Musicum

Grace First Presbyterian Church 3955 N Studebaker Rd, Long Beach, CA

KONTRAPUNKTUS returns this August with its first Long Beach concert in over one year when the debut their newest and most ambitious classical production yet, “BACH & TELEMANN: Collegium Musicum” and also features the long awaited return of phenomenal soloist, Aubree Oliverson. Even though Leipzig did not enjoy the same illustrious reputation of Dresden, Venice, […]

$25.00

The SoCal Ballet Scene

Carpenter Performing Arts Center 6200 E Atherton St, Long Beach, CA, United States

Join us for a Ballet Festival that brings together the best dance artists and companies in Southern California! - Experience a wide range of ballet styles, from classical to contemporary, performed by some of the best dancers in Southern California - Witness the beauty of ballet on a diverse cast of artists. We are proud […]

$46.50 – $66.50

GROOVE IS IN THE ARTS: State of the Arts Reception 2024

Altar Society Brewing and Coffee Co. Pine Avenue, Long Beach, California, United States

🎉  Let's celebrate the arts with music, dance, and creativity at our State of the Arts Reception in 2024!  Welcome to GROOVE IS IN THE ARTS: State of the Arts Reception 2024! Join us for a night of creativity and community at Altar Society Brewing and Coffee Co. on Fri Sep 20 2024 at 5:00 PM. Get ready […]

$200.00

Event Series Long Beach Open Studio Tour

Long Beach Open Studio Tour

LB Open Studio Tour Long Beach, CA, United States

You are invited to the LB Open Studio Tour 2024 for October is Arts Month! In celebration of Long Beach Arts Month as well as the National Arts and Humanities Month, your local artists will be opening their studios to visitors for the Long Beach Open Studio Tour (LBOST) during 4 weekends in October. Each […]

Free

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