The Long Beach Museum of Art will open its latest exhibition on July 10 entitled The Paternal Suit: Heirlooms from the F. Scott Hess Family Foundation. This exhibition consists of more than 100 paintings, prints, and objects assembled by contemporary Los Angeles artist F. Scott Hess. The exhibit, which will run through October 5, will be presented as legitimate historical artifacts, supported by photographs, documents, and historical ephemera. Each object and artwork bears an artist’s name and detailed provenance and has been executed in the style of the century from which it originates. Sculpture, ceramics, furniture, toys, newspaper clippings, historic photographs, guns, and costumes advance the story.
The public is invited to get up close with the ocean’s ultimate predators at the Aquarium of the Pacific for free during Shark Lagoon Nights. Guests will have the opportunity to touch more than 150 sharks and see large sharks such as the sand tiger shark at the Shark Lagoon exhibit on select Friday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Shark Lagoon brings guests closer to these predators than they ever imagined was possible. Guests can touch and learn about sharks, shop, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights. Cost: FREE Info: 562-590-3100 or www.aquariumofpacific.org
www.calrep.org Phone: (562) 985-5526 Location:1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach 90802
California Repertory Company begins its 2014-2015 season with a production of The Pavilion, by Craig Wright, performing September 19th through October 11th on the Queen Mary. This play is set at a high school reunion, where Peter attempts to rekindle the relationship with his high school sweetheart, Kari. As the night progresses, Peter and Kari are pulled back and forth between their past and present experiences.
Cal Rep performances are in the Royal Theater aboard the Queen Mary. The Pavilion runs Tuesday through Saturday, September 19th – October 11th. Performances on October 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th, and 11th begin at 6pm; all other performances begin at 8pm. There will be a preview performance on September 18th at 8pm. Tickets are $25 for general admission, $20 for students, military, and seniors (55 and older). Parking at the Queen Mary is $8 for patrons of Cal Rep performances, $6 for CSULB students and patrons who have dinner aboard the ship. Long Beach Public Transit also runs directly to the Queen Mary. For tickets and information please call (562) 985-5526 or visit www.calrep.org.
Sip LBC, Long Beach Wine, Beer & Spirits Week is a weeklong event taking place September 21-27. Residents and visitors can be shaken and stirred as they explore the city’s dining and cocktail scene. Many participating venues will offer a special “562” cocktail for $5.62, food and drink pairings for $18.88 – an homage to the year Long Beach was founded, as well as all-night happy hour, cocktail demonstrations, martini flights, beer and wine flights, and yappy hour for guests and their pets. For a list of events visit: http://www.siplbc.com/double-olive-events/
It will be a Toast to the TaTa’s on Tuesday, September 23, as four Long Beach bartenders and mixologists come together to battle it out behind the bar during Cutthroat Cocktail. The event, hosted by celebrity Chef Rahm Fama, is part of Sip LBC, Long Beach Wine, Beer & Spirits Week and will take place from 7-9pm at The Esplanade at Hotel Maya with partial proceeds benefitting Team Spirit Breast Long Beach supporting breast and ovarian cancer programs at Long Beach Memorial Hospital. Tickets are $75 in advance, $85 at the door and include entry to the event, a signature “562” cocktail, and a signed copy of Chef Rahm Fama’s new cookbook Meat and Potatoes. For tickets and information, visit www.siplbc.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Award-winning choreographer David Roussève and filmmaker Cari Ann Shim Sham will discuss dance and technology, screening a short film they created together in Indonesia called Two Seconds After Laughter, and highlighting the technology involved in Stardust, their collaboration being presented at the Carpenter Center on September 27.
On Wednesday, September 24th, Long Beach and Signal Hill Police Departments will work at Famous Dave’s as celebrity servers! Come support your local Law Enforcement Officers and enjoy fine food and fun (Command Center, Paddy Wagon, Motor Units, SWAT Vehicle & Corn Hole with Cops)! These LBPD and SHPD officers will be accepting tips from dinner patrons to benefit local Special Olympics Southern California Long Beach athletes.
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its thirteenth annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival featuring live entertainment, crafts, educational programs, ethnic cuisine, and much more. This Aquarium weekend festival celebrates the beauty and diversity of Hispanic cultures through song, dance, art, and cultural displays. Mariachi music, Mexican folkloric and Aztec dance troupes, interactive mural painting, Salvadoran dance, Guatemalan performances, and other special programs are featured. Guests can also learn more about the amazing animals of Baja, Mexico and how to help protect them. Cost Included with general admission to guests. Free to Aquarium members; 20% off for their guests. Tickets General admission is required. You can purchase tickets online. Members get in free. No reservation needed. Info (562) 590-3100, ext. 0
Award-winning director-choreographer David Roussève's dance-driven works weave storytelling and movement into indelible performances at the intersection of dance and theater. His latest, Stardust, is a coming of age story for the Twitter generation, in which the central character appears only in unanswered texts that reveal the funny and sometimes dark realities of a gay African-American teenager’s life with immersive video imagery and dance—unleashing a full-bodied expression of emotional states!
The 10th Annual Japanese Classic Car Show will be held from 9AM-3PM on Saturday, September 27, alongside the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA. Admission $10 Adult, Kids under 12 FREE with paid adult
Queen Mary Parking Fee rate $0 to $15 * for more parking info click
*NO PETS ALLOWED IN SHOW AREA NO food to be brought in by spectators into the show area..(*you can eat in parking lot!) Awesome BBQ vendors at site available!
*Spectator Parking lot is open for public and fully operated by Queen Mary. JCCS is not responsible of any lost, stolen items including parking tickets, parking validations or any injury caused in the Queen Mary's general parking lot. Parking fee rate is subject to change without any prior notice to the public. Visit our website for more information: http://www.japaneseclassiccarshow.com
Long Beach Comic Con boasts a wide range of exhibitors which includes comic book publishers, small press publishers, video game companies, modern comic book retailers, gold & silver age retailers, toy retailers, manga & anime retailers and much more. For ticket information: http://longbeachcomiccon.com/
The resurgence of folk, embraced by both indie and mainstream artists alike, is something that is befitting for Long Beach—hence why Shea Newkirk of Long Beach Independent is hosting his second Long Beach Folk Revival Festival with a larger location in Rainbow Lagoon Park and three stages of music goodness.
If that isn’t enough to get you to attend the festivities come September 27, just take Newkirk’s promise that the “Long Beach Folk Revival Festival equals a guaranteed good time.” Beyond the music, there are a plethora of shindigs ranging from pie eating contests to open bluegrass jams to vintage clothing booths to a stage dedicated entirely to stuff for kids. Visit our website for more information: www.FolkRevivalFestival.com
Roles will be assigned at 10:45am; reading begins at 11:00am. Character names will be placed at a table in the center of the room and anyone who wants to read can choose a chair. There will be additional seating for those who want to read along silently. We will take one intermission in the middle of the play. During the break, readers at the table can give up their seats to anyone who would like a turn reading out loud. Some copies of the play will be provided but readers should bring their own. Visit your local library to check out a copy! Everyone is welcome! All voices, all dialects.
The Long Beach Outdoor Antique & Collectable Market is held the 3rd Sunday of Every month at Long Beach Veterans Stadium located at Lakewood Blvd. and Conant Street near the Long Beach Airport. Over 800 Dealers offer a huge selection of antiques, collectibles and home furnishings at bargain prices. Call (323) 655-5703 for information or visit www.longbeachantiquemarket.com.
Join us as we explore Long Beach's coastline. You will learn history about the harbor as well as see the beautiful Long Beach skyline, California Sea Lions playing in the harbor, the world-famous Queen Mary, large cargo and container ships from all over the world, and much more! Special Weekday Online Promotion: Mondays through Fridays purchase one adult ticket and receive another ticket for free if purchased online. Please select 'Buy 1 Adult Get 1 Ticket Free' at ticket quantity screen. Weekday schedule at 12:30 pm, 1:45 pm, 3:15 pm, and 4:45 pm. On the weekend the schedule is every 45 minutes from 11:30 am - 6:15 pm.
2.5 hour ride into the open Pacific Ocean to search for Whales, Dolphins, Sea Lions, and other marine life. Enjoy great family fun in our double deck vessels, which provide outstanding views from all locations. Boarding daily at 12pm & 3pm
The Queen Mary is proud to host the traveling exhibit, “Bob Hope: An American Treasure,” created in partnership with the Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation and the World Golf Hall of Fame.
The 2,200-square-foot exhibit IS NOW OPEN on the ship where Hope performed his first wartime routine on the day World War II began.
“Bob Hope: An American Treasure,” includes reproductions of more than 200 vintage photos, seven videos and more than 170 items. These include an original vaudeville contract from 1922; his Ellis Island medal; the final set of golf clubs used in his life; Emmy and Honorary Oscar awards; an outfit he wore during USO tours; gifts and awards from Presidents and other celebrities; his Congressional Gold Medal awarded by President John F. Kennedy; and his "Honorary Veteran Citation" from Congress, which he called the most important honor of his life.
The exhibit tells Hope’s story through 15 themed displays that span his 100-year life. They celebrate his comedic contributions; achievements in entertainment; relationships with 11 U.S. Presidents; and enduring passion – golf. They also trace the Hope family's arrival at Ellis Island; their lives as immigrants in Cleveland; Bob Hope’s effort to strike it big in New York, which led him to a successful career and family life in Hollywood; and how a love for the military and golf took him around the world.
“Bob Hope: An American Treasure,” runs Aug. 9 through Jan. 2015 in the Timeline area of the ‘Queen Mary Story’ tour.
TICKET AND EXHIBIT INFORMATION:
Appearing at the Queen Mary: Aug. 9 - Jan. 2015 Hours: Available daily 10AM - 6:30PM Pricing: Available as part of any of our tour packages - The Queen Mary Passport, The Royal Passport or the Haunted or Historic First-Class Passports. Parking: $15
This monographic exhibition presents 124 iconic black-and-white photographs by one of Germany's most distinguished photojournalists, Barbara Klemm. Taken while on assignment for newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Klemm’s photos capture forty years of cultural, social, and political history in the formerly divided nation, creating icons of contemporary European history.
Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation is an installation designed to engage students in a cross-campus interdisciplinary Photovoice project. The project uses Barbara Klemm’s generation defining images to begin a discussion through photographs and narratives on how Millennials (people born from the late 1980s to the early2000s) characterize their own generation. Since a majority of current college students fall within the Millennial Generation the project connects directly to students at CSULB.