On Thursday, August 27, from 4–6 p.m., the Arts Council for Long Beach’s monthly Open Conversations event welcomes special guests Plenary Edgemoor, the development team of the new Long Beach Civic Center. This event offers the arts community the opportunity to learn about the plans to incorporate art throughout the multi-block development, ask questions and contribute ideas. The meeting will be held at MADE in Long Beach, located at 236 Pine Ave. in Downtown Long Beach.