The Hardcore Tiki Marketplace takes place the first Saturday of each month from noon to 5 p.m. at Bamboo Club on Anaheim Street.
Long Beach has far more than its fair share of talent; you just have to know where to look. But a new musical theatre company will soon be making some of that talent a whole lot easier to find.
Next week the Long Beach Playhouse will hearken back to yesteryear—or at least to Garrison Keillor—with A Return to the Long Beach Home Companion, the third installment in the Long Beach Playhouse Annual Radio Show, a fundraiser that brings together a Long Beach politicos and community leaders.
Members of Luminario Ballet hang from aerial silk; Watson Dance troupe spills out into the aisles; LA Follies kick line taps to ’40s tunes; CONTRA-TIEMPO mixes salsa, Afro-Cuban, urban and contemporary styles. These are just four of the 13 dance companies performing at the second annual Dance Bistro at Cal State Long Beach this weekend.
Though he is currently the owner and Co-Founder of Long Beach’s first co-working space WE Labs, Markus has made a name for himself as one of the city’s great cultural advocates—someone who believes in fostering collaboration among musicians, writers, videographers, graphic designers and traditional visual artists.