Live release numbers for the Long Beach Animal Care Services Bureau (ACS) have continued to increase, according to a mid-year report released by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine Thursday morning.
In his new film, Brewmance, Christo Brock, director and writer of the 2014 film Touch the Wall, hopes to capture the essence of home brewing and the journey three men are making in taking their production sites out of their homes to full-scale production breweries.
President Donald J. Trump steadied his Twitter crosshairs on one of Long Beach’s most famous exports Wednesday morning as he unleashed an early morning response to a new Snoop Dogg music video that shows the rapper shooting a clown—one with a striking resemblance to the president—with a fake gun.
Ernesto Rocha and Abril Harris have been friends since middle school. They both ended up going into the field of social work and both have compelling stories that helped shape who they are. However, it was the inability for Rocha to share his story at a much more prominent storytelling platform that led to the duo forming a new monthly series in Long Beach.
A proposed program that would use a fee assessed on new public capital improvement projects to finance investments in the arts was explored by the Long Beach City Council last night, resulting in the unanimous approval of city staff crafting legislation that could be in place as early as Spring 2017.
One day after president-elect Donald Trump is sworn into office and officially becomes the 45th president of the United States January 20, millions of women will march in protest across the country, including at the nation’s capital, during a planned Million Women March. Two Long Beach artists will set out on a road trip leading up to inauguration weekend where they will try to capture the essence of being female in America and tell the untold stories of those women they meet.
It’s been nearly 50 years since the Cyclone Racer roller coaster thrilled its last riders with steep drops, sharp turns and perilous views of the Long Beach waterfront. However, a relic of it still exists in the streets of the city, but not in the way one would expect. Once a month, the Cyclone Coaster bike group snakes its way through the city’s streets, though at a much more relaxed pace, as vintage bike enthusiasts coast their way from Portfolio Coffee House to Parker’s Lighthouse.
The Long Beach Folk Revival has brought banjo playin, spoon slappin, country twangin artists to the streets of Downtown for the last four years but this year’s iteration will pack a historic punch as festival organizers announced today that seminal American roots act, and Long Beach natives, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (NGDB) will headline this year’s Revival.
Whether it’s your first gig or your hundredth, getting booked to play your music to a crowd is never as easy as showing with your gear to a place that has a PA. It takes negotiation, marketing and notoriety, the last of which the Long Beach Music Council (LBMC) hopes to address with its newly launched musician registry.
A wall memorializing the nearly 7,000 American service members who sacrificed their lives in wars waged since 9/11 was unveiled at Rosie the Riveter Park in Long Beach yesterday. Ten black granite slabs replaced the ivy that once adorned a 1,200 foot section of the pre-existing wall at the park, each one containing the engraved names of those who died over the past 15 years, including 15 servicemen from Long Beach.