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Fireworks and grilling can present July 4th fire hazards

July 1, 2011

Filed under Culture, Holiday

The US Fire Administration (USFA) and Safe Kids USA are encouraging families and individuals to prepare for a safe and memorable Fourth of July by practicing safe grilling and leaving the fireworks to the professionals. Read More »...

Tips for keeping pets safe and secure during Fourth of July

July 1, 2011

Filed under Culture, Holiday

The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter.  Read More »...

Downtown LB offering up early Fourth of July celebration

July 1, 2011

Filed under Culture, Holiday

Residents can kick off Independence Day early on Saturday, July 2, from 6pm to 9pm with a free, family-friendly Fourth of July fireworks preview event in Long Beach's Rainbow Harbor, at the intersection of Pine Avenue and Shoreline...

Firefighters association to offer fireworks show

July 1, 2011

Filed under Culture

The Long Beach Firefighters Memorial Association will offer its 54th Annual 4th of July Fireworks Show Monday, July 4 at approximately 9pm at Long Beach Veterans Memorial Stadium, 4901 E. Conant St. Read More »...

Actors rise to the challenge in LB Playhouse’s ‘Night Must Fall’

June 27, 2011

Filed under Arts, Culture, theatre

Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Night Must Fall is not your typical whodunit. The psychological thriller written by Emlyn Williams concentrates less on its outcome's unpredictability and more on the mindset of its two prim...

Rancho to host free ‘Wartime Radio’ concert

June 27, 2011

Filed under Culture

Pete Jacobs and his Wartime Radio Revue will return in concert to Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site, 4600 Virginia Rd., on Sunday, June 26, from 5:30pm to 7pm, providing swinging hits of the 1930s and '40s with a USO-style show....

LB to host US Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program participants from Latin America

June 17, 2011

Filed under Culture

Partnering with the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the International Visitors Council of Los Angeles (IVCLA) has announced that the 2011 Latin American Art Reception, welcoming international...

Downtown LB event to provide ‘Taste’ of various area restaurants

June 3, 2011

Filed under Culture

On Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9, from 6pm to 9pm, the Taste of Downtown will return to the East Village Arts District with two evenings of food, live music and art displays. Read More »...

California Indian historian to discuss role of Tongva tribe in local economy

May 27, 2011

Filed under Culture

On Sunday, June 19, from 9:30am to 11:30am, Rancho Los Alamitos Foundation will host a lecture, discussion, and book-signing featuring foremost California Indian historian Dr. George Harwood Phillips, author of the acclaimed publication...

Signal Hill mayor honors LBLGP co-president

May 20, 2011

Filed under Culture

At a recent Signal Hill Council meeting, Mayor Larry Forester presented Bob Crow, co-president of Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride, Inc., with a proclamation to recognize the 28th Annual Pride Festival and P Read More »...

Found Theatre to present exclusive LB engagement of new documentary about To Kill a Mockingbird

May 13, 2011

Filed under Culture

Fifty years after the novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the documentary Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird by Mary McDonagh Murphy explores the phenomenon that To Kill a Mockingbird became. Read More »...

Local jazz/art show to benefit victims of recent disasters in Japan

May 6, 2011

Filed under Culture

Tamaki Okamoto, a US citizen who was born and raised in Japan, and Susan Cooper, former executive director of the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association, have organized a jazz concert and art show benefit to raise funds...

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