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May 2021

Reconciliation Vessels, an Adaptation of the Apologetic Garden

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until May 16, 2021

One event on May 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Flux Artspace
410 Termino Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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JOIN US The community is invited to write “letters of apology” through which regret is transformed into a new beginning. A few seeds are included along with the letters into biodegradable envelopes created by artist Kiyomi Fukui. Then the envelopes are planted in the handmade planters, created by ceramic artists affiliated with Long Beach. After the apology letters are planted, the exhibition will follow the progress of the sprouting of the apologies and their future tidings and growth. DATE/TIME 5/15…

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Reconciliation Vessels, an Adaptation of the Apologetic Garden

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until May 16, 2021

One event on May 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Flux Artspace
410 Termino Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Free

JOIN US The community is invited to write “letters of apology” through which regret is transformed into a new beginning. A few seeds are included along with the letters into biodegradable envelopes created by artist Kiyomi Fukui. Then the envelopes are planted in the handmade planters, created by ceramic artists affiliated with Long Beach. After the apology letters are planted, the exhibition will follow the progress of the sprouting of the apologies and their future tidings and growth. DATE/TIME 5/15…

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SANCTUARY OF THE AFTERMATH

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Gallery is open by appointment Thursday - Saturday 12:00 pm - 4 pm through June 12th.
Angels Gate Cultural Center
3601 South Gaffey Street
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
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Viewable by appointment or online at www.angelsgateart.org, the gallery exhibition Sanctuary of the Aftermath investigates how art can create new channels for connection, even during prolonged periods of physical separation and quarantine. Site-specific installation art, video art, and auditory art are highlighted within an immersive atmosphere, which invites safe engagement to explore the issues and make personal discoveries. During a time of intense socio-political injustice, environmental disaster, rapid technological changes, prolonged physical isolation, and anxiety – art can be a…

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Art For All Workshop with Rebekah Rose: Queer Nesting Dolls

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Event
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Join Rebekah Rose for a painting workshop via Zoom to celebrate Pride Month. In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to paint and decorate their own set of wooden nesting dolls. As we paint, we will consider queerness in relationship to the self and how to hold more compassion for the layers of our own identities. LGBTQ+ family and allies encouraged to attend. Rebekah Rose (she/they) is a queer nonbinary illustrator and trauma-informed yoga teacher in Long Beach. Their…

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Cooking as Gratitude

May 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Event
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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A cooking class that encourages mindfulness and gratitude in the kitchen Cooks of all levels are invited to make a delicious and nutritious menu with Bebot Community Kitchen and AC Boral from the comfort of your own kitchen. We provide the ingredients and all you'll need are basic kitchen wares. This virtual cook-along is the first of Bebot Community Kitchen’s “Cooking As Gratitude” Series. Learn to approach cooking as a mindfulness and gratitude exercise while learning basic cooking techniques and…

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Healing Elements And Lifeways (HEAL) Workshop Series

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

350 Elm Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Healing Elements And Lifeways (HEAL) - Medicine Wheel Workshop Series is a free four-part series, featuring a session on each medicine wheel element (Fire, Earth, Water, Air), related to aspects of wellbeing (Emotional, Mental, Physical, Spiritual) for this May is Mental Health Month 2021. As American Indian/Alaska Natives experience vast mental and physical health disparities due to continued effects of historical/intergenerational trauma and colonization, we offer these workshops to strengthen our connection to community, nature and the four elements. We…

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Healing Centered Art: Many Paths to Wellness

May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Event
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Virtual, interactive panel discussion engaging artists, curators, and a trauma specialist in discussion about the creation, sharing, and utilization of art to enhance our mental health and wellness. The panel will be facilitated by Tiombe Wallace, MS, MFT, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 23 years of experience as a Black intersectional feminist therapist, educator, and activist. Artists on the panel include Nica Aquino, Jason Jenn, Rosalyn Myles and Vojislav Radovanović, whose work is currently on view in…

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Heart Expansion

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Harvey Milk Park
185 E 3rd St
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Heart Expansion is a painting and performance art series birthed from the mental health/emotional journey of a Black queer woman from Los Angeles. Heart break is often not seen as heart expansion, as Shelley’s personal experiences with death, loss, suicide, and depression have lead her to personify the beautiful rainbow of emotions that accompany the journey from grief to joy & peace. Shelley will complete the first painting in this series live, a suspended canvas that will be extended into…

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Bird UP! Art and Spiritual Healing in Cambodia Town

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
350 Elm Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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A journey of healing through art featuring elements of meditation, advocacy for local ecology, and hands-on arts and crafting. This is an art and healing journey that guides participants to meditate on memories and objects that bring forth healing and resiliency, then expressing those ideas through art onto birdhouses. The project will have participants meditate, then paint onto birdhouses using inspiration from memories, objects, or places of refuge, and on a journey of self-healing mind, body, and spirit. Participants will…

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SANCTUARY OF THE AFTERMATH

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Gallery is open by appointment Thursday - Saturday 12:00 pm - 4 pm through June 12th.
Angels Gate Cultural Center
3601 South Gaffey Street
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
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Free

Viewable by appointment or online at www.angelsgateart.org, the gallery exhibition Sanctuary of the Aftermath investigates how art can create new channels for connection, even during prolonged periods of physical separation and quarantine. Site-specific installation art, video art, and auditory art are highlighted within an immersive atmosphere, which invites safe engagement to explore the issues and make personal discoveries. During a time of intense socio-political injustice, environmental disaster, rapid technological changes, prolonged physical isolation, and anxiety – art can be a…

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June 2021

Sanctuary of the Aftermath

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 12, 2021

Angels Gate Cultural Center
3601 South Gaffey Street
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
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Free

Viewable by appointment or online at www.angelsgateart.org, the gallery exhibition Sanctuary of the Aftermath investigates how art can create new channels for connection, even during prolonged periods of physical separation and quarantine. Site-specific installation art, video art, and auditory art are highlighted within an immersive atmosphere, which invites safe engagement to explore the issues and make personal discoveries. During a time of intense socio-political injustice, environmental disaster, rapid technological changes, prolonged physical isolation, and anxiety - art can be a…

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July 2021

Breathe It Out: Mindfulness is Self-Care

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
East Village Arts Park, 150 Elm Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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This workshop titled "Breathe It Out: Mindfulness is Self-Care" will be a free, in-person event on Saturday, July 17 at 10:00AM at the East Village Arts Park. Join us with lead artist and host Jose Angel Castro as he introduces the concept and importance of mindfulness practice both as self-care and as a means to facilitate creativity. RSVP using the following link as there are only 30 spaces available: Breathe It Out RSVP Link This session is Day 3 in a…

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