Local Creatives to Share Fresh Projects Through New Monthly Platform

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How I MADE It: A Show and Tell Event Series will continue to give Long Beach creatives a place to share their work every second Friday of the month. This month, Sander Roscoe...

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Libertarian Honor ‘Mimi’ Robson to Run Against Incumbent Ricardo Lara This November

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When Honor 'Mimi' Robson realized that the Democratic incumbent for the 33rd State Senate seat, California State Senator Ricardo Lara, was running unopposed she mounted a write-in candidacy for the recent primary, and is expected to be the only candidate...

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Sunday’s Artist’s Feast Creates Community Support for Local Artists

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This Sunday, local arts activists Jewell Faamaligi and Efren Luna are hosting The Artist's Feast, a public dinner that is, according to the organizers, "designed to connect arts patrons to local Long Beach artists, and generate funding for artists."...

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A Glimpse into the Longest-Running Psychic Fair in Long Beach

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The Universal Mind Science Church, located on the southeast corner of 8th Street and Obispo Avenue, hosts a Psychic & Healing Arts Fair on the fourth Saturday of the month—which, according to parishioners, is the longest-running Psychic Fair in...

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Rebecca Lynn: A Different Place

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Long Beach native Rebecca Lynn will be performing in front of Transformations, a "Light-based cultural gifts store," this Saturday as part of their Psychic Healing Faire, which runs from 11:00AM to 6:00PM. In this interview with Culture Agent columnist...

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Artist Rimi Abu Hussein Makes Random Connections

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Rimi Abu Hussein has a degree in Architectural Technology, so it isn't surprising that he's captivated by the beauty of buildings. His hand-drawn illustrations are informed by the training he received at London's Southbank University, but they somehow transcend...

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Two Dave Barton-Directed Plays Premiere at Garage Theatre

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This Friday, The Garage Theatre is presenting the United States premieres of two plays, directed by Dave Barton. In addition to serving as Artistic Director of Monkey Wrench Collective, Barton is a contributing editor to Orange Coast Magazine and...

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Gregg Bendian: In Any Direction

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Gregg Bendian is a composer, percussionist and drummer, an adventurous improviser with a vast catalog of original work. He also counts collaborations with a jaw-dropping array of musicians among his repertoire, including free jazz legends Cecil Taylor and Ornette...

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Mike Keneally: From Zappa to Dethklok

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Mike Keneally will be performing for three nights next weekend at Alvas Showroom in San Pedro with percussionist Gregg Bendian and bassist Doug Lunn. In addition to writing and recording many albums under his own name, Keneally has also...

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Tattooing Legend Joe Truck Brings Body Art to Long Beach’s Pine Avenue

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Joe Truck recently opened Ace of Hearts, the first tattoo studio on Pine Avenue. It is a journey that's taken nearly 20 years. In this interview with Culture Agent columnist Sander Roscoe Wolff, Truck talks about growing up in...

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