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ON  THE RISE: 14th Street Basketball Court Mural Project

ON THE RISE: 14th Street Basketball Court Mural Project

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...
Dreams In Transit: A Mobile Art Spectacle

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...
Dreams In Transit: A Mobile Art Spectacle

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...
How To Listen To Jazz

How To Listen To Jazz

‘HOW TO LISTEN TO JAZZ’ an interactive and informative panel where guests will learn innerworkings of jazz performance, the Don Brown Quintet way. This event’s intention is to offer insight into the preparation and exhibition of live jazz. Members of the Don Brown...
Feminist Cafe “Communicating Intersectionality”

Feminist Cafe “Communicating Intersectionality”

What is a “Feminist Cafe? Did you know that tea shops and cafes were at the center of feminist movements throughout history? Tea rooms and coffee houses gave women a rare platform to exchange ideas and challenge social norms. In 1848, five women met for tea in...
THE AMERICAN QUARTET by UP CLOSE AND CLASSICAL

THE AMERICAN QUARTET by UP CLOSE AND CLASSICAL

UP CLOSE AND CLASSICAL concert: the AMERICAN quartet. Sunday June 30th at 5:00PM at Holy Innocents Parish Hall, 425 E 20th street Long Beach, CA (Hall behind the church). Admission is free, donations appreciated. https://upcloseandclassical.com/ Limor Toren, violin,...
KLBP Presents: Long Beach LIVE!

KLBP Presents: Long Beach LIVE!

Join KLBP, Long Beach Public Radio, as we kick off summer with live music all afternoon on the grass at The Pike Outlets! Bring a blanket and enjoy free live local music, and come meet KLBP personalities to learn what YOUR local radio station, KLBP, Long Beach Public...
Ryujin Taiko Free Outdoor Concert

Ryujin Taiko Free Outdoor Concert

Take an afternoon break and get re-energized with the joyful drumming of Ryujin Taiko! Come to the Grand Annex (parking lot) for this FREE 30-minute Make Music LA Day event. About Make Music Day Each year, on June 21, Make Music Day celebrations happen across the...
Reflections: How Does It Feel? (Long Beach)

Reflections: How Does It Feel? (Long Beach)

Join us for Reflections: How Does it Feel?, an intimate afternoon of poetry, storytelling, music and dance performances at the Billie Jean King Main Library in Long Beach, where we will explore our emotional connection to the River, nature and each other. Reflections...
Reflections: How Does It Feel? (Studio City)

Reflections: How Does It Feel? (Studio City)

In celebration of the summer solstice, join us for our next River Session on June 22nd! This mini arts festival will take place along the LA River, on the greenway by the Richard Lillard Outdoor Classroom- an amphitheater surrounded by rewilded native landscaping. It...
Pop-Up Community Dance Class

Pop-Up Community Dance Class

Community Dance Class hosted by Chatiera “Cookie” Ray. Contemporary Dance -7pm Heels-8pm ( 18+) No dance training is needed.
The Power of Visibility: Boldness in LGBTQ+ Art

The Power of Visibility: Boldness in LGBTQ+ Art

“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...
Pyar Aur Coffee

Pyar Aur Coffee

Four quick-witted and coffee-addicted friends navigate espresso machines, relationships, and South Asian societal expectations all while figuring out what or who makes them happy.
Penelope: A Lesson In Drowning

Penelope: A Lesson In Drowning

Autistic Princess Penelope of Sparta has put off marriage for years by having her suitors challenge her father to a foot race she’s rigged to ensure they’ll never win. Self-proclaimed scoundrel Odysseus of Ithaca is sure he’ll be the one to succeed...
San Pedro FirstThursday ArtWalk and Guided Tour

San Pedro FirstThursday ArtWalk and Guided Tour

The Guided ArtWalk Tour will be an action-packed visit to five unique arts spaces. The tour will gather at 5:30pm in the Grand Vision Foundation’s Grand Annex Music Hall, 434 West 6th Street, walk at 6pm and then visit the Harbor Community Clinic Patient Art Show, 593...
Behind the Scenes & Joan and Samuel – The Medieval Scene

Behind the Scenes & Joan and Samuel – The Medieval Scene

Behind the Scenes Hoping to find someone to sit on the couch with forever, Angela and Jane ready themselves to step blindly into the cold unknown of a first date. Joan and Samuel – The Medieval Scene Samuel, a medieval soldier returns from war expecting a warm...
MEET THE ARTIST: TRINH MAI AT VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

MEET THE ARTIST: TRINH MAI AT VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

This summer, the Arts Council for Long Beach is thrilled to invite you to an inspiring community event featuring artist Trinh Mai. Join us at Veterans Memorial Park as Trinh embarks on her latest mural project, “We the Propagators,” a vibrant tribute to the diversity...
2024 Youth Poet Laureate Finals Ceremony

2024 Youth Poet Laureate Finals Ceremony

Please join us for the 2024 Youth Poet Laureate Finals Ceremony, presented by the Long Beach Public Library. This free event is open to the public and will be held at the Edison Theater (213 E Broadway) downtown on Thursday, May 9, from 6-7:30 pm. The presentation...
Mothers Day Mural Workshop

Mothers Day Mural Workshop

Join us at our Mural Workshop Wednesday May 8th from 1-5pm and paint a Mother’s Day gift for or with your mom. All paint and supplies will be provided so that you can come enjoy a day and get creative with us at Pacific Electric Park.
The Mantel Gallery presents: Jens Regler

The Mantel Gallery presents: Jens Regler

The Mantel Gallery is excited to announce an exchange with Swedish micro-gallery A1 Konsthall. A1 Konsthall has sent us an original work by Jens Regeler and we in turn have sent them an original work by Los Angeles based artist Carly Chubak. From A1 Konsthall: Jens...
JumpStart Artist Culmination and Community Day

JumpStart Artist Culmination and Community Day

Join us for the Jumpstart Gallery show, a family and community art day that will host vendors, community partners, artists, and local elected officials in celebration of the art and culture that makes our city great. This free, family-friendly event is a chance for...
Positive Shifts

Positive Shifts

You’re invited to a Day of Building Resiliency, Expanding Community, and Embracing Art! FEATURING: 🎭 Interactive Performances 🎨 Art Installations 🎧 Audio Walking Tours 🏬 Showcasing Local Small Businesses 📜 Poetry 🎶 Live Music 🤝 Community Engagement 🌌 Augmented...