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Attention: CANstruction Ahead

Attention: CANstruction Ahead

For the fourth consecutive year, Long Beach  prepares to host CANstruction event to benefit Food Finders food rescue/food bank Staff Engineers, architects, and builders of any kind are being called upon as annual CANstruction event kicks into gear. For the fourth...
Cryptoscatology: A New Genre of Wierd

Cryptoscatology: A New Genre of Wierd

Long Beach Author Robert Guffey created his own genre, Cryptoscatology, meaning the study of things that are basically off the grid. By Emily Rasmussen Feb. 25, 2017 It was at a middle school in Torrance when Robert Guffey’s early suspicions...
In Search of Art Unexpected

In Search of Art Unexpected

Meet Mick Victor: It’s No Accident That He’s a Master of Accident Art By Emily Rasmussen Feb. 20, 2017 The graffiti-filled streets of downtown Los Angeles are considered an eyesore or nuisance to many, but some view it as art....
Now Play At The Art Theater: Hidden Figures

Now Play At The Art Theater: Hidden Figures

NOW PLAY AT THE ART THEATER: Hidden Figures By Greggory Moore Feb. 13, 2017 Even if you don’t know the real-life story of three particular Black women’s contributions to early 1960s NASA, less than five minutes into Hidden Figures you...
Power In The Paycheck

Power In The Paycheck

Arts therapy center gives students the opportunity to fuel their creativity through collaborative art programs and public galleries. By CHEANTAY JENSEN FEB. 8, 2017 As a quiet rain falls gently from an overcast sky, Long Beach feels grey and muted...
Artfully Stated

Artfully Stated

Interactive textile art gallery “Mend America” provides an alternative voice for those disinclined to protest. By CHEANTAY JENSEN Feb. 3, 2017 Whether you’ve heard about the crowds, read about the commotion, or held up a cardboard sign of your own;...
The Art of Words

The Art of Words

Hip-hop inspired, one-woman show promotes self-love through art and poetry. By Olivia Otsuki Feb. 12, 2016 One can find Tiffany Dawn Hasse, Long Beach poet and spoken word performer walking downtown – and she will probably be perfecting her poetic...
Long Beach Playhouse Debuts ‘A Murder Is Announced’

Long Beach Playhouse Debuts ‘A Murder Is Announced’

Agatha Christie’s crime mystery keeps audience on the edge of their seats. By Angela Hatcher Jan. 18, 2017 One of Agatha Christie’s most clever murder mysteries, A Murder is Announced, has been launched on Long Beach Playhouse’s mainstage. Established in...
An icon of Long Beach Art

An icon of Long Beach Art

Dave Van Patten blends politics and humor in captivating works of art By AMANDA DEL CID In downtown Long Beach, where there is street art on almost every corner, one artist stands out. Dave Van Patten is an up-and-coming artist...
CSI: Long Beach

CSI: Long Beach

The City is an Important Character in Tyler Dilts Murder Mysteries. Officers Tell him he ‘Gets it Right’ By OLIVIA OTSUKI We have read and watched fictional murder cases in New York, Chicago, Vegas, and even Los Angeles, but have...