Crimes of the Heart offers colorful Southern personalities

The kitchen of the small-town home of never-seen character Old Granddaddy is the setting for “Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley.  Three sisters grew up in this house of their grandparents after the suicide of their mother, and have made various messes of their lives ever since. Two of the women have remained in…

Long Beach East Village Art district: An urban adventure!

By Craig Lowe The East Village, is roughly located between Long Beach Boulevard on the west, Alamitos Avenue on the east,  Ocean Boulevard on the south and 7th Street on the north in  with the center being on Linden between 1st street and Broadway.Long Beach East Village Map Link There is an Art Walk on…

Los Angeles County Museum of Art exhibit features Latino artists

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Home — So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957, a groundbreaking exhibition on the universal concept of home. It is the first group show at a major Los Angeles museum to focus on Latino and Latin American art since the 1950s. It opened on…

Autry Museum of American West brings back fond childhood memories

As you can see from the photos, Staff Photographer Craig Lowe had a great time when we visited the Autry Museum of the American West at Griffith Park in Los Angeles recently. The Autry offers free admission on the second Tuesday of each month, so the Rich Pix crew decided to pop over for a look. […]

3 more hours to enjoy Poland

The Polish Festival on Linden between 1st and Broadway is still going on.   Enjoy the sites and sounds shared by  people of Polish descent.  Dance, eat, drink, and celebrate the diversity that makes up the fabric of America. Good times can still be yours Craig Lowe

St. Isidore Picnic Thursdays thru August!

St. Isidore (St. Isidore Historical Plaza) is hosting a picnic at there plaza every Thursday throughout the summer from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 10861 Reagan St. Los Alamitos, Ca. just a couple of blocks east of Los Alamitos Blvd. on the Northwest corner of Katella and Reagan. Come, buy a picnic supper,  enjoy…

Big Irish Fair and Music Festival fills El Dorado Park this weekend

The Big Irish Fair and Music Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11,  in beautiful El Dorado Park in Long Beach next to the 605 freeway. The entry to the park  is off Spring Street. There will be many wonderful Irish bands, including the top act, the well-known Fenians. Other groups include…

Downtown Long Beach celebrates Polish Day on Saturday

na sdrovye – cheers! Come out and celebrate our Polish American Heritage this Saturday from 2 to 10 p.m. on the 117 block of Linden Avenue in downtown Long Beach. I’m not Polish, but many of my high school girlfriends were! Best of all the event is free! And of course if you drink vodka…

Orange County Funk Fest rocks out Saturday at OC Fairgrounds

Found out about this interesting concert in today’s OC Weekly. The show is this Saturday in the Pacific Amphitheater at the Orange County Fairgrounds. The pre-party starts at noon and continues until 8 p.m. Gates for the concert open at 2 p.m. with the show beginning at 3 p.m. Enjoy! “Gather your biggest gold hoop earrings…

International City Theater offers ‘Crimes of Heart’ in Long Beach

International City Theater offers a Pulitzer Prize winning comedy “Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley, beginning tonight, June 7, and continuing through June 25 in the Beverly O’Neill Theater in Long Beach. It won the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play….

Riding the rails at hobo fares to Los Angeles Natural History Museum

  Wells Fargo Free First Tuesdays – Get into the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum free on the first Tuesday of every month (except July and August); and, free Museum admission every Tuesday in September. Your next chance is tomorrow, April 4! Be sure to reserve tickets in advance to guarantee museum entry and to […]