The Long Beach Museum of Art’s second 2014 After Dark event is this Thursday, October 23 from 7:00PM to 10:00PM. Not only will guests have the opportunity to view the new exhibit Masterworks: Defining a New Narrative before everyone else, but they will also have the chance to hear live music from local bands Detangler and Los Vecinos.
For the small team of Long Beachers that make up the app-making company Join the Heard—Damian Hagger, Duncan Plexico, Christopher Carneal and Adam Page—there had never really been a moment until now for the quadruplet to pursue a passion project of their own. This was mostly because they were busy creating social networks for the passions of others rather than their own love: skating.
No amount of ridicule could have stopped the sheer force and determination of Florence Foster Jenkins, whose concert 70 years ago on October 25 was a testament to the idea that we often have to dismiss what society thinks of us. Which is precisely why Long Beach’s International City Theatre is taking on a relatively unknown stage-version of her tale, Glorious!
October marks Long Beach Arts Month and the Long Beach Post has partnered with the Arts Council for Long Beach to celebrate the image makers, the painters, the dancers, the designers, the musicians, and the countless other artists who make our city vibrant and cultured. Our homepage will feature an artist's own unique interpretation of Long Beach daily so make sure to check back every weekday to discover or rediscover a local talent.
The 11th Annual Chalk Art contest was quite a site to be seen on the sunny Saturday of October 18: 91 artists from as far off as San Diego geared up with chalk, pastels and charcoal in hand, each vying for the top spot in this artistic challenge that takes over the bustling sidewalks of Belmont Shore.