Elementary Japanese taught in OLLI at Cal State Long Beach

Here are the Tuesday classes offered at the OLLI senior college at Cal State Long Beach. Tuesday Classes Arab Muslim World  in the 21st Century In this course we all become students of the region of the world we Americans tend to know the least about, the Arab Muslim World. We will learn of their…

Los Angeles Arboretum offers free entry on third Tuesdays

What better way to spend a beautiful, sunny spring day, then a visit to the Los Angeles County Arboretum in Arcadia. And it’s even better free on the third Tuesday of every month. So grab your sunglasses and camera to come out June 20 for the next free day. With so much to see at the Arboretum, […]

Senior classes starting at Cal State Long Beach

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at California State University Long Beach (CSULB) is sponsored by the College of Health and Human Services. It is located in the Human Services and Design (HS&D) Building which is on the East side of the campus near the intersection of Palo Verde Avenue and State University Drive (see CSULB maps)….

Monday a day of community service in Long Beach

While many will be enjoying a three-day weekend coming up, some will be serving. It’s a “Day On, not a Day Off” for those involved with the 2018 Martin Luther King Day of Service Monday, Jan. 15, throughout the city. Leadership Long Beach (LLB), Port of Long Beach, Mayor Robert Garcia’s office, Vice Mayor Rex…

Los Angeles Museum of Art free admission on Martin Luther King Day

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is pleased to present Wu Bin’s Ten Views of a Lingbi Stone, featuring one of the most extraordinary paintings of a stone ever created. In ancient China, strange and marvelous stones were valued for their beauty and as reflections of the hidden structures underlying the universe. As…

Learn to play the recorder and ukulele

Check out the Monday Classes at OLLI senior university at Cal State Long Beach. Stand Tall, Stand Strong This is an active class, which integrates stretching, coordination, stability, and strengthening exercises. Participants use their own resistance bands (preferred). Please bring water; wear comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear. Class meets twice weekly. Class limit: 30 Instructor:…

Bee Gees ‘Stayin’ Alive’ at Cerritos Center

Disco returns! See for yourself and boogey along to the Stayin’ Alive – One Night of the Bee Gees tribute show at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) on Sunday, Jan. 14, at 7 PM. Purchase tickets, which start from $50, at the CCPA Ticket Office, cerritoscenter.com, or by calling (562) 916-8500. Called “the high-water mark…

Free admission on Sundays at Museum of Latin American Art

The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach ioffers free admission on Sundays, thanks to Target. Check out the exhibition “Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago.” It runs through Feb. 25. Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, curated by Tatiana Flores, is MOLAA’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibition. It is a major…

Last chance to see L.A. Art Show’s 100 galleries from 18 countries

Deborah Vankin wrote an interesting story in the Los Angeles Times about the Los Angeles Art Show. The opening party is 7-11 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, with the show open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and  11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets start at $25. “Every few years in January, as if on the heels of a fresh set…

Art, photos and dreamers this weekend

Here are some interesting events published in the Grunion Gazette and LBPost: Art Exchange opening reception Local artist J. Renee Tanner will present her latest project, Salvage: Marine, Terrestrial and Astral, at The Art Exchange (ARTX) with an opening set for Saturday, January 13 from 3-9 PM. On display will be works by 12 women artists,…

‘Capitol Steps’ a capital idea at Carpenter Center

Emily Thornton tells us about ” Capitol Steps” in the Grunion Gazette. “From the steps of Washington, D.C. to the stairs of the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, the Capitol Steps have plenty to say. The political musical satire group will perform for their new “Orange is the New Barack” show (for the sixth time) at…

Long Beach parade and party celebrates Martin Luther King

There will be marching and partying for a purpose this weekend with the 30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Celebration. The free events — themed “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants” — kicks off at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue and Anaheim Street, with the parade. About…