If you’re like many who are dependent on debit and credit cards, scrounging for change to pay for your metered parking spot can be both frustrating and, should you not properly estimate how much time you need, detrimental to your wallet post-ticket. The City of Long Beach has heard your cries for a more plastic-friendly parking world as it is looking to move forward with upgrading parking meters throughout Belmont Shore, Downtown, and The Pike.
German press photographer Barbara Klemm achieved what few press photographers achieve: turning her portfolio into both a work of art and a shining presentation of her country’s more recent history. In a rare partnership, Cal State Long Beach’s University Art Museum (UAM) has paired with the Goethe-Institut to present a retrospective of Klemm’s most iconic work by way of Barbara Klemm: Light and Dark, an exhibition by the ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen).
The Long Beach Indie Film Festival, a showcase of international diversity through film, television and digital media, is taking place August 27-31 at the Cinemark at the Pike and the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. Over 90 international and domestic films will be screened, bringing together both established and aspiring filmmakers, scholars, creative professionals and movie lovers from Long Beach and beyond.