Moonlight Movies on Beach offers ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts’

The Port of Long Beach is once again sponsoring free events across Long Beach this summer. Make room on your calendar, the action-packed summer continues Tuesday, June 27, with “Mean Girls” on Granada Beach. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will be shown Thursday at Alamitos Beach. The ever popular Moonlight Movies on the Beach […]

Long Beach Municipal Band begins summer on June 27 in Whaley Park

The Long Beach Municipal Band begins its 108th Season Tuesday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m. in Whaley Park! These great free concerts feature big band, pop, jazz, blues and more. All concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Bring your family, a picnic dinner and enjoy a wonderful evening outdoors in the park all summer long. The Long Beach Municipal…

Meet Mary Poppins, enjoy uptown jazz and learn about butterflies

Here are a few odds and ends that we’ve just found out about. Sorry, if it’s too late to sign up for some, but in most cases there’s another one next month. On Saturday, June 24 a new exhibit will have people heading to the wild blue yonder aboard Battleship IOWA as the historic ship…

Long Beach Bayou Festival promises a great weekend of fun June 24-25

In its 31st year, the Long Beach Bayou Festival offers a weekend filled with cultural music, cuisine, and dance from a place called ‘home’– New Orleans and the Louisiana Bayou Country. It takes place June 24-25 at the Rainbow Lagoon in downtown Long Beach. They are excited to share the best parts of Louisiana Bayou and New…

Shakespeare By Sea continues June 22-24 with ‘Macbeth’ in San Pedro

    Shakespeare by the Sea will present 10 weeks of ADMISSION FREE performances at more than 20 venues throughout LA and Orange Counties this summer. The fun begins 8 p.m. tonight, June 15, at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro, with “The Taming of the Shrew.” The nonprofit group likes to offer “Timeless Tales. Ticketless […]

Lucky Baldwin’s Paradise offers free entry on June 20

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, […]

Beat the summer heat for $1 at Edwards Summer Movie Express

Just in time for the coming heat wave, Regal’s Summer Movie Express returns Tuesday, June 20, for nine weeks of lively movies. Check them out at Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26 & IMAX  at 7501 East Carson in Long Beach. It’s right off the 605 Freeway or Bellflower Boulevard. Nothing beats the heat like a good flick…

Doing the Dew Tour in Long Beach with T-Rex and other beasts

I’ve never been attacked by a tyrannosaurus rex before. Which seems odd, considering I recently spent a day with a whole family of them at the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. But there I was, staring up at a 20-foot-tall beast as he lumbered across the laboratory toward me. His, or her (I was…

Boris Eifman offers tribute to ‘Red Giselle’ at Segerstrom Hall

Boris Eifman draws potent and insightful parallels between a real life person and a fictional character. Dedicated as a tribute to great Russian ballerina Olga Spessivtseva, Red Giselle tells the story of this great artist — whose greatest role was Giselle – from the time she was selected to star in the Imperial Theater, through…

Moving Day offers moving experience at Japanese American Museum

Through Aug. 13, the Japanese American National Museum present Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066, a new exhibition that commemorates the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the tragic and unlawful incarceration of 120,000 individuals of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Entry is free […]

Do the Dew! Skateboard festival rolls into Long Beach

Dew Tour’s summer skateboard competition and festival returns to Long Beach on Thursday at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. It continues until Sunday, June 18. Gates open daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dew Tour is a FREE four-day weekend celebration of skateboarding featuring a four-part course, and team and individual competitions, an interactive…