entertainment


Dreamland w/ Kimberly Ford The Music of Joni Mitchell

Dreamland w/ Kimberly Ford The Music of Joni Mitchell

Jazz vocalist Kimberly Ford pays homage to one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of the Woodstock generation, Joni Mitchell. Mitchell touched millions with her masterful hits across the folk, jazz, pop, and rock genres. Ford’s tribute does the music justice,...
John Kraus & The Goers St. Patrick’s Day Show

John Kraus & The Goers St. Patrick’s Day Show

Captain John and the band deliver vintage sea shanties and nautical tunes with Celtic-punk and pirate-rock swagger. Kraus leads this merry crew of powerhouse musicians after years spent as a sea captain and growing up in a musical household. His pioneering band...
Color Your Emotions

Color Your Emotions

Designed to deepen your connection to self. Find alternative ways of self-expression through basic color and shape, while building familiarity with autonomy and self-directed choice. Participants of all ages and abilities are welcome! Saturday, March 2 from 1 –...
Jimmy’s Buffet

Jimmy’s Buffet

Calling all Parrot Heads! Celebrate the music and vibes of – you guessed it! – Jimmy Buffett. Experience a truly authentic Buffett sound with 12 of California’s best musicians. The Grand Annex will transform into a tropical beach party as Jimmy’s Buffet honors their...
Reading of The People with the Trees in Their Chest

Reading of The People with the Trees in Their Chest

A Staged Reading of an original play The People with The Trees in Their Chest by Shawn Christopher Lovell Nabors. Produced by Grand Vision Foundation. The audience will be invited to give constructive feedback after the performance. This activity is funded in part by...
The People with the Trees in Their Chest

The People with the Trees in Their Chest

A Workshop Performance of a new, original play by award-winning playwright, Shawn Christopher Lovell Nabors. A modern-day play following an African American family from Brooklyn, NY who struggle to break the curse of poor health that has marked their family for...
Ali Coyle

Ali Coyle

Next wave pop-folk troubadour and her band deliver a mix of danceable and dreamy songs.
The People with the Trees in Their Chest

The People with the Trees in Their Chest

A Workshop Performance of a new, original play by award-winning playwright, Shawn Christopher Lovell Nabors. A modern-day play following an African American family from Brooklyn, NY who struggle to break the curse of poor health that has marked their family for...
Andy & Renee & Hard Rain Songs from Laurel Canyon

Andy & Renee & Hard Rain Songs from Laurel Canyon

SoCal favorites play originals and Songs from Laurel Canyon. Hear classic rock hits of the late ’60s and ’70s from Buffalo Springfield, Carole King, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, CSNY and more.
Team Taiko Drumming

Team Taiko Drumming

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...
Color Your Emotions

Color Your Emotions

Designed to deepen your connection to self. Find alternative ways of self-expression through basic color and shape, while building familiarity with autonomy and self-directed choice. Participants of all ages and abilities are welcome! Saturday, March 2 from 1 –...
Narration Nails Workshop

Narration Nails Workshop

Express yourself at Color Compton! Join our resident artist Jasmine Sakkarah and Born Noir’s Keesha Clark in “Narration Nation Nails: Storytellers’ Workshop! Come with a story, leave with exclusive custom nails FOR you, BY you, ABOUT you! We’re creating...
An Evening with Branford Marsalis

An Evening with Branford Marsalis

NEA Jazz Master and three-time Grammy Award winner, legendary saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered figures in contemporary music. He returns with the Branford Marsalis Quartet for more virtuosic improvisations supercharged by the quartet’s...
Generation XYZ

Generation XYZ

We are thrilled to kick off (un)defined art collective’s dynamic season with the devised production, Generation XYZ, produced in collaborating with the Long Beach Playhouse! Created in 2017, Generation XYZ is a devised play that debuted with Theatre Threshold, Cal...
Generation XYZ

Generation XYZ

We are thrilled to kick off (un)defined art collective’s dynamic season with the devised production, Generation XYZ, produced in collaborating with the Long Beach Playhouse! Created in 2017, Generation XYZ is a devised play that debuted with Theatre Threshold, Cal...
Rose’s Pawn Shop Opener: Winter Grain

Rose’s Pawn Shop Opener: Winter Grain

Grammy-nominated modern alt-rockers return to the Annex to offer up some of the best heartfelt and authentic lyric-driven roots rock since The Band emerged from Bob Dylan’s basement. A little like Mumford & Sons or Old Crow Medicine Show, the band’s sound is...
The CRayProject Presents : P.I.N.S Royal Renaissance

The CRayProject Presents : P.I.N.S Royal Renaissance

In a grand celebration of a half-decade adorned with glamour, The CRayProject celebrates PINS marked at its 5th anniversary with “The Royal Renaissance,” an opulent ode to urban burlesque. Set against the backdrop of a resplendent metropolis, the night unfolded as a...
OPEN MIC NIGHT

OPEN MIC NIGHT

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...
Caro Pierotto

Caro Pierotto

From the moment Grammy-nominated Caro Pierotto strikes her first note, her captivating warm voice energizes the room. Accompanied by her all-star band, you’ll hear covers and originals in Portuguese, Spanish, and English featuring elements of samba, reggae, and...
Team Taiko Drumming

Team Taiko Drumming

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...
Team Taiko Drumming

Team Taiko Drumming

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...
Jack of Hearts w/ Scarlet Rivera The Music of Bob Dylan

Jack of Hearts w/ Scarlet Rivera The Music of Bob Dylan

For over five decades, Bob Dylan has remained one of the most important figures in American music. The Jack of Hearts Band seeks to authentically replicate the sound of Dylan – from the early ‘60s folk scene to the Blonde on Blonde album, the Woodstock retreat to...
Jack of Hearts w/ Scarlet Rivera The Music of Bob Dylan

Jack of Hearts w/ Scarlet Rivera The Music of Bob Dylan

For over five decades, Bob Dylan has remained one of the most important figures in American music. The Jack of Hearts Band seeks to authentically replicate the sound of Dylan– from the early ‘60s folk scene to the Blonde on Blonde album, the Woodstock retreat, and...
Love’s Labour’s Lost

Love’s Labour’s Lost

The Helen Borgers Theater Home of The Long Beach Shakespeare Company is proud to present Love’s Labour’s Lost Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Maren English Produced by Holly Leveque Love, comedy and mistaken identity reign supreme in this romantic...
Tatu Tabu Exhibit – Movie Night “Tattoo Nation” (2013)

Tatu Tabu Exhibit – Movie Night “Tattoo Nation” (2013)

Join us for an immersive cinematic experience at our Movie Night on Friday, January 26, at 7 pm, featuring the captivating documentary “Tattoo Nation” (2013), directed by Eric Schwartz. “Tattoo Nation” takes you on a mesmerizing journey into...