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The Arts Council is proud to support and promote art-centered events of all genres happening throughout Long Beach. Explore listings for everything from live music and opening art receptions to theater and dance performances. Are you hosting an art event in Long Beach? Add your event to the calendar here.

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Financial Literacy & Money Consciousness for Artists
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 ... Keep Reading
Aug 22

Financial Literacy & Money Consciousness for Artists

ART@WORK PRESENTS A NEW EXHIBITION: RESONANCE
Art@Work is a new collaboration initiated by Angels Gate Cultural Center (AGCC) and brings together I.D.E.A., Precision Dynamics International, and the Arts Council for Long ... Keep Reading
Aug 23

ART@WORK PRESENTS A NEW EXHIBITION: RESONANCE

Port of Long Beach PHOTO Gallery Pop-up
On Friday, August 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. photographs from the 2018 PHOTO PROGRAM will be on view as part of a PHOTO Gallery ... Keep Reading
Aug 23

Port of Long Beach PHOTO Gallery Pop-up

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Phantoms Phantoms Phantoms

July 13 - September 8

The Art of Bloom

July 24 - September 29

Beast on the Moon

August 21 - September 8
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 8, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 8, 2019

AN EVENING FOR EDUCATORS: I LEARN AMERICA

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Port of Long Beach PHOTO Gallery Pop-up

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 16, 2019

Birth of the Cool: A Tribute to Miles Davis

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Family ArtMaking

August 25 @ 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

Transparent Watercolors Workshop at the Center

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every Tuesday except Holidays

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

Somos Arte: Music & Arts Festival

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - September 7 @ 10:00 pm

Arts Council for Long Beach x California Pizza Kitchen

September 7
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 3:00 am

One event on August 7, 2019 at 3:00 am

Evita – Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Weber

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2019

Long Beach Art Walk

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

LBMA Downtown GRAND opening

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sandra Bernhard – Quick Sand

September 21 @ 8:00 pm

Cabaret Series: Mandy Harvey

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - October 3 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 3, 2019

5th Annual Rock For Vets Casino Fundraiser

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

“Lady Day at Emerson Bar and Grill” presented by ICT

October 16 @ 8:00 pm - November 3 @ 4:00 pm

ENCORE: Celebrating 34 Years of ICT!

October 30 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Little Shop of Horrors

November 8 @ 12:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 17, 2019

Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience

November 10 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on November 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Stacy Sullivan – A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee

November 13 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Capitol Steps – The Lyin’ Kings

January 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

An Evening with Davis Gaines

January 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on January 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm

A.I.M by Kyle Abraham

January 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Cirque FLIP Fabrique – Blizzard

February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

One Night Of Queen

February 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Ann Hampton Callaway – The Streisand Songbook

March 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on March 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm

An Evening with Anne Lamott

March 14, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

DRUM TAO 2020

April 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

The Doo Wop Project

April 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
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