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Hollywood meets Laguna

Hollywood meets Laguna

October 20, 2015

After three days, 76 films and many buckets of popcorn, it's safe to say the inaugural Laguna Film Fest transformed the Laguna Nigel Regency Theater into a miniature Hollywood red carpet event. “I feel...

CSULB screens film about little-known police operation that resulted in 11 deaths

CSULB screens film about little-known police operation that resulted in 11 deaths

October 19, 2015

The California State University, Long Beach Film and Electronic Arts department is hosting a free screening of “Let the Fire Burn” along with a Q-and-A with director Jason Osder. The documentary...

Jane Lynch brings awkward night to Carpenter Center

Jane Lynch brings awkward night to Carpenter Center

October 5, 2015

...and miss. It isn't terribly comforting when every usher warns loudly that there will be no intermission; the first page of the program even included that notice in bold italics. That warning starts...

Amber Rose leads protestors gathered in Downtown L.A. for a Slut Walk

Amber Rose leads protestors gathered in Downtown L.A. for a Slut Walk

October 5, 2015

A feminist wave crashed into Pershing Square in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday as hundreds of people in shameless nudity, colorful body paint, star-shaped pasties and lace teddies gathered for a Slut...

Live Music Calendar

October 1, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Music, Today

The weekend is night, good people. And you know what that means: Time to close the books and burn a rug. I know you’ve all been waiting for this calendar all week, so without further ado: Thursday: Strange Lot Platonic The War Toys Moondreamzzz   Que Sera 1923 East 7th Street, Long Beach, CA 90804 9 p.m. 21+ $10     Friday: Cadillac Tramps' Joyride   Alex’s Bar 2913...

Behind the veil and vault

Amy Patton, Print Managing Editor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Events, Today

Move over Walt Disney Concert Hall, a new architectural masterpiece moved in across the street in Los Angeles this week.   The Broad Museum on Grand Avenue opened its doors Sunday, ushering visual arts connoisseurs in to view its 250 masterworks of contemporary art, according to a press release.   Art collectors and philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad founded the self-titled museum to share their pe...

CSULB art student showcase: Viva la Loteria!

Shawnkira Sanchez, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Events

  A buffet of festive Hispanic foods lined the entrance into the Gatov West Art Gallery while Ranchera music filled the air. In the very center of the room, Loteria cards and pinto beans sat atop a table for visitors to interact with. Five California State University, Long Beach art majors of various mediums came together to collaborate on a Latin inspired interactive multimedia art exhibit. Marlene Tafoya, Bianca...

Comic Con invades Long Beach

Comic Con invades Long Beach

September 14, 2015

The scenes were surreal: John Snow eating a burrito on the floor, a “Jurassic Park” tour vehicle driving down the freeway and a women's restroom filled with “Justice League characters.” Fiction...