This vendor event takes place on the first Sunday of each month at the MAYE Center on the corner of Anaheim Street and Dawson Avenue. This month, a handful of vendors offered things like papaya salads, Southern food, desserts, sugar cane juice, seafood and soaps.
The event will be live-streamed on Cambodia Town Inc. website and social media platforms starting Sunday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m.
The festival was the kickoff to Cambodian New Year Celebration, featuring Cambodian classical and popular dance performances.
A new project called Cam Town Art Gallery, led by local arts coordinator Sayon Syprasoeuth, opens this Friday, Feb. 8.
In advance of the HEART of Long Beach festival and mural tour this Sunday, a press conference celebrating the Cambodia Town Mural Project was held at Long Beach Transit Headquarters.
The Arts Council for Long Beach will receive a $20,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), it was announced today.
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews’s office announced today the opening of Long Beach’s first Night Market, coming in July.
Cal State Long Beach (CSULB)’s Cambodian Student Society (CSS) will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of their annual cultural show that spans music, history, dance, martial arts, and performance.
Long Beach and Cambodia are sharing simultaneous firsts this weekend with Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh’s The Missing Picture: the movie marks the first-ever Academy Award nomination for any film out of Cambodia and its showing at the Art Theatre starting this Friday marks the first ever U.S. premiere of a major film in Long Beach.
In 2011, a community of Buddhist monks in Lowell announced plans to build one of the largest and grandest temples in the country. The $10 million structure would signal that the city’s Cambodian Americans had at last entered the mainstream. Then came accusations of financial impropriety and political backstabbing. And then came a secretly recorded video of a monk having sex.