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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...
EXPLORING QUEER ART HISTORY THROUGH A LATIN AMERICAN CANVAS

EXPLORING QUEER ART HISTORY THROUGH A LATIN AMERICAN CANVAS

Join us for an engaging lecture by Ignacio Darnaude! Renowned Latin American artists, such as Frida Kahlo and Claudio Bravo, all the way to Chicanx artists like Carlos Almaraz and Joey Terrill created astonishing queer imagery hiding in plain sight. Their coded images...
CELEBRATING LGBTQ FAMILIES: FIGURATIVE WATERCOLOR PAINTING WORKSHOP

CELEBRATING LGBTQ FAMILIES: FIGURATIVE WATERCOLOR PAINTING WORKSHOP

Celebrating LGBTQ Families: Figurative Watercolor Painting Workshop MOLAA welcomes gay, bisexual, and transgender fathers and their families, as well as straight dads with LGBT children to create art in a safe and inclusive space this Father’s Day weekend. Light...
Social Pivot Exhibit

Social Pivot Exhibit

The Social Pivot Exhibit explores the challenges caused by COVID-19, climate change, civic engagement, and social justice. It takes you on a creative journey, showcasing the human impact and environmental issues. Through an interactive presentation, attendees become...
Social Pivot Exhibit

Social Pivot Exhibit

The Social Pivot Exhibit explores the challenges caused by COVID-19, climate change, civic engagement, and social justice. It takes you on a creative journey, showcasing the human impact and environmental issues. Through an interactive presentation, attendees become...
High School Battle of the Bands Contest

High School Battle of the Bands Contest

High School Battle of the Bands contest, including 9 bands performing original and cover material to a panel of judges. Categories include overall performance, creativity, and musicianship, as well as best band.
Trashion Show Long Beach

Trashion Show Long Beach

Artist Amy Bauer and Jewel Box Children’s Theater Present Trashion Show Long Beach: a Free All Ages Trash to Fashion Runway Show The runway show is a culmination of their year long series of free local workshops for transforming discarded materials into wearable art....
Decades of Fashion

Decades of Fashion

Renaissance High School for the Arts Fashion Design Department presents their annual fashion show on May 24 at 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00). Decades of Fashion will showcase the original work of forty fashion design students in the school’s Performing Arts...
ART x SOUND: Edison Theatre in Long Beach. May 25th

ART x SOUND: Edison Theatre in Long Beach. May 25th

Artlife and Style Proudly Present: “ART x SOUND”, a Pop-Up Exhibition at The Edison Theater in Long Beach. Be there. May 25th. As a brilliant group of local artists invite us into their creative process and create art real time — against a backdrop of eclectic sounds...
Ask an Author with Agatha Isabel + Diane Marie Brown

Ask an Author with Agatha Isabel + Diane Marie Brown

Join Bel Canto Books Retro Row as we showcase two amazing local storytellers at our Ask an Author event on Saturday 4/27 from 2pm to 6pm with Agatha Isabel, author of HOUSEPLANT HOOKUPS (2pm to 4pm) and Diane Marie Brown, author of BLACK CANDLE WOMEN (4pm to 6pm)!...
The Long Beach Black Dance Festival

The Long Beach Black Dance Festival

Celebrating our 4th Long Beach Black Dance Festival and International Dance Day, come and dance all day with us! Come and take classes with Creative Corps recipient, Chatiera “Cookie” Ray and other local dance artists on a day filled with dance styles such...
What Can You Make With This?  ~ Adults Only Version

What Can You Make With This? ~ Adults Only Version

Trash + Fashion = Trashion! Come to the Wicked Wolf Cocktail Lounge for a cocktail or mocktail and turn some trash into wearable art! Learn about the upcoming Trashion Show Long Beach. How to be a designer and/or attend. CLEAN rubbish welcomed but not required. Hosted...
Peak to Pasifika Cordage Demonstration

Peak to Pasifika Cordage Demonstration

Join Pasifika community members as they demonstrate cordage making from a local native plant: dogbane. Gathered from the Sespe Condor Preserve at 3,000 feet, this demo is taught by Chumash weaver, Tima Lotah Link. Cordage making is a skill shared by people across the...
Man With A Movie Camera – Documentary Spotlight!

Man With A Movie Camera – Documentary Spotlight!

Part documentary and part cinematic art, this film follows a city in the 1920s Soviet Union throughout the day, from morning to night. Directed by Dziga Vertov, with a variety of complex and innovative camera shots, the film depicts scenes of ordinary daily life in...
Music of the Bard with The Catalyst Chamber Ensemble

Music of the Bard with The Catalyst Chamber Ensemble

You’re invited to “Music of the Bard” on April 7th 4:30 pm at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Long Beach with the Catalyst Chamber Ensemble, a fully professional group of singers and an entity of the Long Beach Camerata Singers. This concert will feature 14...
The Creative Recovery Workshop

The Creative Recovery Workshop

The Creative Recovery Workshop is a 2-hour gathering of those looking to open themselves up to spiritual renewal and revived creative inspiration through art, journaling, community, spirituality, growth and renewal. Every attendee will take home an accompanying...
Premiere – Marketplace Mambo: Stepping Up Food Access

Premiere – Marketplace Mambo: Stepping Up Food Access

Join us for the premiere of a groundbreaking music video that brings the critical issue of food access in Long Beach to life, happening at the Bixby Knolls First Fridays in the EXPO Arts Building. This captivating video stars neurodiverse youth from the Sowing Seeds...
Loiter Galleries presents: “Keepin’ it Local” group exhibit

Loiter Galleries presents: “Keepin’ it Local” group exhibit

Fresh, local artists picked by Loiter Galleries: This Saturday, March 30th for the GRAND OPENING of the “Keepin’ it Local” Art Exhibition. Open to the public, free as always. Come see these fantastic local Long Beach artists like: Jackie Anne – @art.jackieanne...
C’est LA Vie

C’est LA Vie

The premiere of “C’est LA Vie” at the Art Theatre in Long Beach! This is a brand new dance short film created and choreographed by Sierra Tanji, as well as co-directed with Colin Harabedian. This film tells the story of a Los Angeles party, where at...
The Mantel Presents: Deb Adams-Welles

The Mantel Presents: Deb Adams-Welles

The Mantel Gallery is excited to announce our first of six shows under the banner “Hexagon” that we have planned for 2024. “Hexagon” is made possible in part by a generous grant from the LB Arts Council. Our first show of 2024 will feature new work by Deb...
Art in the Park

Art in the Park

Welcome to Art in the Park, a vibrant celebration of creativity and community hosted by Psychedelic Lions Den, set against the stunning backdrop of the bluffs at Bixby Park. Our mission is simple: to inspire, connect, and educate our local art and music community, as...