Los Angeles Museum of Art free admission on Presidents 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…

Enjoy free Tet Festival at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley

To celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year 2018, the Year of the Dog, Supervisor Andrew Do, OC Parks and CEAVA Foundation, Inc., are proud to present the Tet Festival 2018 to be held at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley, California, from February 16-18, 2018. This event is free and open to the public. CEAVA…

ScotsFestival celebrates 25 years at Queen Mary

The Queen Mary is pleased to welcome back the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games for its 25th year anniversary on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Emilty Thornton wrote an interesting story in the Grunion Gazette. ‘”A quarter of a century ago, Queen Mary officials started the ScotsFestival &…

Comic Expo in Long Beach Convention Center this weekend

Emily Thornton fills us in on Comic Expo in the Grunion Gazette. Excelsior! “Comics, cosplayers, artists, writers, actors and more will be at the Long Beach Comic Expo this weekend. The show will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, and 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at the Long…

Tet Festival celebrates Lunar New Year at OC Fairgrounds

Chris Haire fills us in on this big festival in the OC Register. People wearing Vietnamese cultural costumes, military or scout uniforms are free from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. this weekend. Admission is $6, with a $1 discount on line. Parking is $8 at…

Learn to line dance Thursdays at senior center

I love to dance, so I thought I should tell you about all the wonderful dance opportunities I’ve found since I retired. Most are ballroom, because that’s what I’ve taken classes in, but I want to learn to line dance too!! Stopped by the El Dorado Senior Center in Long Beach on Monday to check…

Autry Museum of American West offers free admission on second Tuesday

The Autry Museum of the American West in Griffith Park offers free admission on the second Tuesday of every month, thanks to Wells Fargo with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment. So check it out Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thanks! About the Exhibition Western Frontiers: Stories of Fact and Fiction is a new exhibition that illuminates…

The Shot Heard at Huntington Beach!

The Shot Heard around Huntington Beach! Saturday 2/11/2017 at 1: pm  a battle played out in Huntington Beach Central Park near the Library.  The reenactment of the first war of the American Revolution, hosted by the Huntington Beach Historical Society, was a success on many levels.  To have such an activity on the west coast…

$5 movies on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

I’ve been busy catching up on my movies, so I recently saw the new “Jumanji” as well as “The Greatest Showman.” And yes, I went back to see “The Last Jedi” for the third time. I didn’t really know what to expect from “Showman,” but it quickly won me over as a rousing musical with…

Huge art exhibit at Cal State Long Beach

Interesting story by Hannah Getahun, Staff Writer in 49er about art installation coming to Cal State Long Beach. It will be available for viewing from Jan. 22 to 31. Best of show will be announced at 7 p.m. on Jan. 28 in the School of Art galleries. Regular gallery hours  are noon  to 5 pm Monday…

Broadway series brings ‘Hamilton’ to Segerstrom in May

Jackie Moe talks about the Broadway series at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. “They’re finally here: The dates for the long-anticipated run of the Broadway musical “Hamilton” at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts with the rest of the 2017-18 Broadway series. The center will premiere the popular Tony Award-winning hip-hop…