It is no new news that Candide is as much a conundrum and a vampire as it is a playful and satirical romp. While each new interpretation sheds new light on the material, Candide remains an enigma: A malleable and adaptable satire with a great score that, despite its pleasures, seems nearly impossible to make into great theater.
When Kim Sun Kitchen owner Ryna Mean accepted the offer to become the first Long Beach restaurateur to take part in a countywide healthy eating initiative, she did it with two things in mind: the rise in popularity of health and wellness across various industries and the high rate of diabetes within her family.
The historic Breakers Building has launched a new art gallery space and, this Saturday, they're featuring a series of photographic portraits by Duke Givens. In this video interview, Givens speaks about The Power of Choice, his images of famed Long Beach rapper Snoop Dogg, and his recent visit to Sundance.