On Friday, Netflix released its second season of the lighthearted baking competition show, “Bake Squad,” featuring Jamaica Aali, a Long Beach resident and founder of the nonprofit organization Black Everywhere, in one of its episodes.
After officially opening in September, Xela Institute of Art, a gallery on Pacific Avenue that displays contemporary art, is preparing for its second exhibition, which opens Jan. 28.
The Patchwork Show Makers Festival features hand-made, one-of-a-kind items from hundreds of artists, crafters and other vendors selected through a jury process.
The business boasts nearly 500 different recipes, from savory flavors such as dill pickle, hot wings, or hot dogs and ketchup, to sweeter varieties like cheesecake coated in graham cracker crumbs and banana pudding dusted with wafers.
“I can confidently say that it’s about visibility and being included, so that we are not just living in the shadows, that we are creative, that we experience trauma like other people experience trauma, but that we also experience joy, and that we have many things to celebrate about ourselves and are proud of our communities,” said the executive director of the LGBTQ Center.
When the famed swimmer-turned-author saw a video of shaggy Newfoundland dogs leaping out of helicopters into the waters of Northern Italy, she needed to know more.
Although Long Beach Ballet’s productions are performed primarily by students, artistic director David Wilcox has developed them to a professional level.
After the pandemic brought live performances to a standstill, the theater in March returned with the world premiere of “The Private Lives of Imaginary Friends,” by Ryan McClary (a Cal State Long Beach alum), and directed by Matthew Anderson.
More than three decades after starting to document the Romani people in California, Cristina Salvador Klenz’s book was officially released today, April 5, by Long Beach-based Brown Paper Press.
Whether it’s in-person or virtual, the Playhouse, established in 1929, aims to balance its seasons with a variety of comedies, dramas, classics, and contemporary work.