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Long Beach Chocolate Festival showcases chocolate-themed treats

Long Beach Chocolate Festival showcases chocolate-themed treats

February 9, 2015

Complimenting her chocolate, cupcake-charm necklace, Lisa Ramelow themed her wardrobe with a frosting-pink blouse and cocoa-brown boots in celebration of Belmont Shore’s eleventh annual chocolate festival. Twenty...

In preview: Psycho de Mayo

In preview: Psycho de Mayo

May 6, 2014

On the third floor of a 1920s shoe factory in the midst of the Los Angeles fabric district lives a group of people dripping with cutting-edge creativity. This shoe factory turned modern-art-gallery-community-living-space...

A panoply of student work

A panoply of student work

May 4, 2014

After a semester of creativity and planning, BA design students’ blueprints have finally materialized. The Panoply Design Show is the final hurdle for more than 70 design students who were enrolled...

Bike Fest 2014: Celebrating a cycling-conscious Long Beach

Bike Fest 2014: Celebrating a cycling-conscious Long Beach

Benjamin Balana, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Events

Long Beach has been dubbed “one of the most bicycle friendly city in America,” and over the years, the city has raised more than $20 million to make its roads safer for cyclists and encourage a sustainable...

Happy Birthday, Dance Center

Happy Birthday, Dance Center

April 23, 2014

Today through Saturday, the Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theatre will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with a faculty-choreographed dance performance. Jazz, ballet and contemporary jazz dances will all...

Brokechella supports musicians, artists, independent businesses

Matt Mueller, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Events

The line trudged forward at a snail’s pace, often halting completely for several minutes at a time. Outside a hot back lot in the middle of Downtown Los Angeles, hundreds of twenty-and-thirty-somethings queued in order to attend Coachella’s more economical distant cousin, Brokechella. Started in 2011, Brokechella has strived to be the premier spot to be for Southern Californians unable to make it to Coachella. Upon...

Film veterans speak conservation, appreciation

Film veterans speak conservation, appreciation

April 20, 2014

When current movies are discussed, the artists mentioned may include Drew Barrymore, George Clooney and Blake Lively. Names that are less often discussed, though, include Quincy Jones, John Barrymore,...

Go for broke

Go for broke

April 16, 2014

A new music festival has emerged and offers a diverse selection of entertainment that draws in cash-strapped Angelenos who can’t make it to Coachella. Presented by cARTel: Collaborative Arts LA, Brokechella...