The Search for a Home for African American Culture Begins in Long Beach

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The site for the proposed center has yet to be determined but a few members of the public suggested that the old North Branch Library, which currently serves as a temporary winter shelter, should be a contender.
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MOLAA Receives Major Donation from Actor, Comedian Steve Martin

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A major work by conceptual artist Camilo Ontiveros has been donated to the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) by actor and comedian Steve Martin.
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Jim Henson’s Epic Fantasy “The Dark Crystal” Returns to Theaters on Four Dates

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Follow the iconic journey of Jen, an elf-like creature called a Gelfling, who is tasked with healing the Dark Crystal by finding its missing shard.
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Latest LBMA Exhibitions Showcase New Perspectives on Textiles and Tarot Cards

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Three new exhibitions will have an opening reception at the Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA) on Friday, February 23 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. On display will be abstract works from the museum’s permanent collection, a reimagining of tarot...
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ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXV Celebrates 25th Anniversary at the Legendary Queen Mary Feb. 17-18

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Honoring Queen Mary’s Heritage with International Athletes, NEW Greyfriar’s Pop-Up Pub, NEW Birds of Prey Show, Whisky Tasting, Live Entertainment and More. Festival Tickets on Sale NOW at QueenMary.com.
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New Mural in Long Beach Tunnel Seeks to “Make America Kind”

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A new mural in Long Beach by the street artist Teachr is a portrait of Dilan Garcia, a 21-year-old Dreamer and film student at Cal State Los Angeles.
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Five Reasons to Check Out the Long Beach Comic Expo for the Discerning Pop Culture Mind

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Sure the floor will be abuzz with everyone’s favorite ‘Stranger Things’ babysitter Joe Keery and those damn scene-stealing locks at the Long Beach Comic Expo this weekend—but that's not what you’re about.
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This San Pedro Longshoreman Photographs Live Bands to Make You Feel Like You Were There

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As a longshoremen of nearly 20 years and a San Pedro resident for life, 53-year-old Ibarra calls himself “old”, but the prolific photographer still follows the music with his lens and keen eye for movement.
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Official Artist of 2018 Toyota Grand Prix Says He’s a “Racer With a Brush”

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As is tradition, 2018 Toyota Grand Prix (GPLB) officials announced this week the chosen artist whose work will appear on the official race poster.
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Cal Rep’s DREAMERS: AQUÍ Y ALLÁ Asks “Who Gets to Dream the American Dream?”

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A new play featuring the voices of students in the California-Mexico Dreamers Study Abroad Program, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students and community members, Dreamers: Aquí y Allá will kick off California Repertory Company (Cal Rep)’s spring season....
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