The project, “Together We Make Change,” led by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and the Arts Council for Long Beach, features four local artists living or working in Long Beach who are painting five boxes in the Washington neighborhood aimed to inspire local residents to engage in the community.
The award-winning group Mariachi Divas, followed by an indigenous wind instrument performance by Martín Espino, a world-class performer and teacher, performed for attendees who were enjoying free desserts from Inglorious Funnels, a food truck serving funnel cakes, ice cream and churros.
One of four lending libraries that were recently built in the 7th District has been transformed into a mini pumpkin patch on Delta Avenue and 32nd Street.
From bulldogs to cats and lizards, more than 100 locals cumulatively brought their friendly critters to the Interfaith Blessing of the Animals on Sunday as part of an annual religious ceremony.
On Saturday and Sunday, the 9th annual Cambodia Town Film Festival will be featuring a curated selection of movies, short films, Q&A’s with filmmakers, a “red carpet” treatment for kids and a book launch
A dozen Long Beach-based teens took to their sketchbooks or computers to create artwork aimed to strike a chord with the public on vaccinations, especially for other young people.
On Friday, Sept. 3 from 6-8 p.m., photographer Duke Givens will be showcasing his early photos of Snoop Dogg in the North Gallery at the same time.
En una exhibición especial de un día, el Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Long Beach (MOLAA por sus siglas en inglés), en asociación con la ciudad, exhibió el domingo obras de arte de los jóvenes migrantes que habían sido alojados en un refugio temporal establecido en el Centro de Convenciones de Long Beach este año.
The children, who’ve lived through a likely traumatic family separation, were able to turn an “ugly” situation into “a place of happiness,” said one visitor at the exhibit.
Walking into 70-year-old Kwang Nyon Kim’s shoe repair shop in West Long Beach is like taking a step back in time. With aged paint on the walls and old industrial machines, Mills Shoe Repair has been standing for decades. Kim took over the shop nearly 40 years ago and hasn’t retired because the labor, as he puts it, became part of his body.