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Dance into spring with ‘We Can Swing’

Ammi Ruiz, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Features

Cal State Long Beach graduate Jamie Carr is helping bring art to local K-8 student communities by teaming up with Arts Alive, an educational non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarships for young individuals studying in the visual and performing arts fields. Arts Alive will host its annual “We Can Swing” spring fundraiser in downtown San Pedro on March 19 with students representing schools in the South ...

Win tickets to see Jimmy Buffett live

Win tickets to see Jimmy Buffett live

March 6, 2017

Jimmy Buffett fans at Cal State Long Beach – or just fans of live music and margaritas –  have a chance to win tickets to the March 30 grand opening of the new Margaritaville restaurant. Located at Unive...

BeachCon returns to CSULB

BeachCon returns to CSULB

March 5, 2017

Do you remember having sleepovers with your friends when you – fueled by loads of soda, Red Bull, chips and candy – would stay up all night playing video games? Well, BeachCon 2017 was like that, amplified...

Safe place for creative space

Safe place for creative space

March 5, 2017

Almost three months ago, a warehouse in Oakland that had been converted into an artist collective named Ghost Ship caught flame and quickly killed 36 people. Ghost Ship had a business license, but was...

Award-winning author Trisha R. Thomas ends Black History Month at CSULB

Award-winning author Trisha R. Thomas ends Black History Month at CSULB

James Chow, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Events

“One of my agents told me my book wasn’t ‘black’ enough,” Trisha R. Thomas, author of the “Nappily” Series, said. “[So in the first version], I killed someone in the book inadvertently… be...

Jose Feliciano comes to Carpenter Center

Jose Feliciano comes to Carpenter Center

February 28, 2017

Seventy-one-year-old celebrity, musician and actor Jose Feliciano will be performing his trademark pop music, including hit song “Light My Fire,” at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center March 4. Felicia...

CSU hospitality and tourism career recruitment

CSU hospitality and tourism career recruitment

February 28, 2017

The CSU Southern California Hospitality and Tourism Career Expo will be held at the Pointe, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The CSU Hospitality & Tourism Management Education Alliance started th...

‘Moonlight’ makes waves at Academy Awards

‘Moonlight’ makes waves at Academy Awards

Jason Enns, Arts & Life Editor

February 26, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Film and Television

Last year, the Academy Awards hit America with the low point of #OscarsSoWhite and the high of Leo finally winning, but without all the hooplah, Hollywood’s biggest night still managed to draw in crowds...