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Three times the charm, three times the art

Three times the charm, three times the art

January 27, 2016

With assembled ladders standing tall, scattered tools littering the ground and letters being stamped on the walls, the University Art Museum is a work in progress as staff scatter to prepare for the...

Goodbyes that keep going

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Arts & Life Editor

January 24, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Music

If you’re still grieving over the loss of David Bowie, you aren’t alone. The month of February introduces a variety of David Bowie tribute shows, and even though Starman himself won’t be there, your one-stop guide to getting that Bowie fix will no doubt soothe your mourning heart. Located in scenic Bixby Knolls, First Fridays is holding a David Bowie tribute night on, you guessed it, the first Friday of February. T...

Full-moon hike “Luna”-cy

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Arts & Life Editor

January 19, 2016

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Features, Today

Much like waves crashing against the rocky shores flanking northern California and the ever-consistent weather patterns of phenomena like El Niño, the seemingly ubiquitous presence of the moon is a constant inspiration of thought. Small business owner Becca Gordon is one of the many inspired by our spiraling moon and its lunar calendar. This spiritual understanding of the moon and its properties inspired Gordon to invite...

Labels are for bean cans

Labels are for bean cans

January 17, 2016

A new exhibit at the Museum of Latin American Art gathers local, individually diverse artists in an aptly titled show: “Who are you?” The show features works of art that approach the topic of human...

Slam, bam, thank you man

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

Charlie Scott III discovered his calling while taking a poetry class at the California State University, Long Beach. “It’s the first day I’m ever reading a poem aloud, and I’m super passionate—I’m giving everything I have to this poem, like it’s the last words I’ll say on this earth,” Scott said. Soon after reciting the poem, Charlie’s professor, Lisa Dowling, walked to the front of a wide-eyed c...

Panel hopes to spark a different conversation about Iraq

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

Iraq Talks Back: Popular Movements in Iraq is an event that anticipates a new conversation by formally introducing the Long Beach Community to the voices of the Iraqi people. Sponsored by the CSULB College of Liberal Arts Scholarly Intersections Grant and War Resisters League, Iraq Talks Back: Popular Movements in Iraq focuses on the state of Iraq without the lens of American Media or Iraqi government, according to CSULB pro...

‘Gypsy Punks’ turns 10

‘Gypsy Punks’ turns 10

November 30, 2015

In the pit just before the band goes on: a concerned father shelters his teenage daughters from the rest of the crowd; a woman balances a brimming cup of beer in one hand; another guy points his phone...

CSULB students spend An Evening with Stan Lee

CSULB students spend An Evening with Stan Lee

November 17, 2015

Despite Stan Lee’s constant claims of a boring history, his life through an economic depression, a World War and the creation of the Marvel Comics powerhouse speaks differently. Students and staff at California State Unive...