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A Matinee with Georges Méliès

A Matinee with Georges Méliès

A captivating feature-length assemblage that weaves together the enchanting films of George Méliès, a pioneer of early cinema known for his groundbreaking use of special effects. This special event marks the culmination of our three-film French Spotlight screening...
El Conde

El Conde

OSCAR® Nominated for Best Cinematography. After living 250 years in this world, Augusto Pinochet, who is not dead but an aged vampire, decides to die once and for all.
The Teachers’ Lounge

The Teachers’ Lounge

OSCAR® Nominated for Best International Feature (Germany). When one of her students is suspected of theft, teacher Carla Nowak decides to get to the bottom of the matter. Caught between her ideals and the school system, the consequences of her actions threaten to...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Breath Work Workshop featuring Nina Sarnelle

Breath Work Workshop featuring Nina Sarnelle

Location: Long Beach Forward 425 Atlantic Ave Long Beach, CA 90802 A collective vocal workshop focused on air quality in Long Beach. All ages 10+ welcome (minors must have a guardian present), no skills or prior experience needed. Come listen, breathe, share your...
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...
Sew It Goes

Sew It Goes

A monthly sewing workshop with special guest Amy Bauer. Participate in an upcoming Trashion show hosted by local artist Amy Bauer and Jewel Box Children’s Theater. Bring CLEAN rubbish and turn it into wearable art. This activity is funded in part by the...
Long Beach Community Band Christmas Concert

Long Beach Community Band Christmas Concert

The 2023 Christmas Season begins this Sunday with the Long Beach Community Band, one of the top community bands in Southern California. We invite you to an evening of diverse holiday music to be held at Bethany Church, 2250 Clark Ave, Long Beach 90815. We promise you...
39th Annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade

39th Annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade

One of the biggest parades of the year in Long Beach takes place on Saturday, December 2nd. Families line up along 2nd Street for a seat or best viewing of the night-time event that includes Santa Claus, plenty of elves, colorful bands, costumes, floats, and...
LA Transit–The Cynical History of City Planning (a poetry workshop)

LA Transit–The Cynical History of City Planning (a poetry workshop)

LA Transit–The Cynical History of City Planning (a poetry workshop) DSTL Arts invites you to come and discover the overlooked history of a cynical man who created a blueprint for exclusionary architecture and city planning which has left an indelible mark on today’s...
Poetry in the Park – Willow Springs Experience

Poetry in the Park – Willow Springs Experience

Please join us for an immersive eco-poetry activity led by published poet and California Creative Corps grant recipient Nancy Lynée Woo and Urban Nature Field Specialist Blanca Diaz. We will enjoy an educational nature walk around the Willow Springs grounds, and then...