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ENTERTAINMENT

May 28
Alphonse Mouzon
Enjoy a night of all-star jazz and funk.
Time: 9 to 11 p.m. May 28
Cost: $20 to $30
Details: (562) 432-5240
Venue: Roscoe’s Seabird Lounge, 730 E. Broadway, Long Beach

May 29
Memorial Day Extravaganza Blues & Burlesque Variety Show
MC Zach Miller and special guest comedians will be hand to make your belly ache. The show is followed by the Dirty Little Secrets Burlesque, T-Bone Cappone and the Catholic Guilt.
Time: 2 p.m. May 29
Cost: $15
Details: http://longbeach.harvelles.com
Venue: Harvelles, 201 E. Broadway, Long Beach  

May 31
Harvelles Comedy, Burlesque
The best comedians in the world come to Harvelle’s every Tuesday to work on their acts in the sexiest venue beneath the streets of Long Beach. The comedy combines well with the burlesque of the Dirty Little Secrets.
Time: 9 p.m. May 31
Cost: $10
Details: (562) 239-3700; http://longbeach.harvelles.com
Venue: Harvelle’s Long Beach, 201 E. Broadway, Long Beach

June 3
MOVE does Prince
Enjoy a celebration of music by Prince.
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 3
Cost: Free
Details: The First Friday Street Fair
Venue: EXPO Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach

June 3

Green Ashes
Green Ashes has depth, range and brazen musicianship. The band’s music runs the gamut from fierce rebel songs to soulful ballads.
Time: 8 p.m. June 3
Cost: $20 to $120
Details: www.grandvision.org
Venue: 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro

June 4
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Lola’s Mexican Cuisine’s Lola’s  Outdoor Retro Cinema returns to Sunnyside Cemetery featuring a live concert Tribute to David Bowie by Long Beach’s MOVE, followed by a rare outdoor screening of the 1973 concert film, Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.
Time: 7:30p.m. June 4
Cost: $12
Details: http://tinyurl.com/LBC-Ziggy-Stardust
Venue:Sunnyside Cemetery, 1095 E. Willow St., Long Beach

June 5
San Pedro Ballet Presents: Dance through the Decades
During San Pedro Ballet School’s annual summer recital students display their commitment to dance through ballet, tap, jazz, modern and contemporary.
Time: 2 p.m. June 5
Cost: $20 to $25
Details: www.grandvision.org
Venue: 478 W. 6th St., San Pedro

June 11
En La Noche
Experience the vibrancy of Latin American music. En la Noche presents Tres Souls and Los Cambalache, — two performances not to be missed.
Time: 7 to 10 p.m. June 11
Cost: $15 and $20
Details: (562) 437-1689; www.molaa.org
Venue: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach

June 11
5th Annual Uptown Jazz Festival
Back for a 5th year, the annual Uptown Jazz Festival is being headlined by Goapele and DW3. Come and enjoy music, food, vendor booths and the Kids Zone.
Time: 12 to 8 p.m. June 11
Cost: Free
Details: http://tinyurl.com/UptownJazz
Venue: Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave., Long Beach

COMMUNITY

May 29
Third Annual Antique Roadshow
Bring out from your attic your hidden treasures and have them appraised by one of three appraisers that’ll be at the Antique Roadshow. The appraisals are free. Each person is limited to two items. RSVP by May 26, 2016.
Time: 4 to 8 p.m. May 29
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 833-1002, contacthouse1002@gmail.com
Venue: HOUSE, 1002 Pacific Ave., San Pedro

May 30
Tea by the Sea
Celebrate the beauty of San Pedro’s lighthouse and its accompanying gardens by having a cup of tea with friends and family.
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 30
Cost: Free
Details: (310) 241-0684
Venue: Point Fermin Lighthouse, 807 W. Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro

June 1
Hear. Poetry. Now.
Written word is brought to life through an evening of poetry featuring the City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellows and Writ Large Press artists, including Sarah Maclay, Claudia Rodríguez, Lynne Thompson.
Time: 7 p.m. June 1
Cost: Free
Details: www.grandperformances.org
Venue: Grand Performances, 300 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles

June 3
From Sewers to Sanddabs
Environmental supervisor, Jeff Armstrong, of the Orange County Sanitation District-Ocean Monitoring Program, will describe the department’s monitoring of treated wastewater that gets released into the Huntington and Newport beaches.
Time: 7 to 9 p.m. June 3
Cost: Free
Details: www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org
Venue: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro

June 4
Steinfest
Steinfest is coming back in June with Festmeister Hans and Fräulein Gretel beer.
Time: 8 p.m. June 4
Cost: Free
Details: www.alpinevillagecenter.com
Venue: The Alpine Village, 833 Torrance Blvd., Torrance

June 4

LB Vegan Food & Music Festival
This festival is a free for all ages, all vegan outdoor festival with live music throughout the day. It will feature food trucks, food booths, activities and a cruelty-free marketplace.
Time: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 4
Cost: Free
Details: lbveganfest.com
Venue: 295 E. Shoreline Drive, Long Beach

June 4
Pacific Islander Festival
Discover the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands through traditional craft demonstrations, ethnic cuisine, educational programs and live entertainment.
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 4 and 5
Cost: $17.95 and $29.95
Details: aquariumofpacific.org
Venue: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach

June 5
San Pedro Shred Festival of Skate 2016
The San Pedro Shred: Festival of Skate is the first-ever sanctioned skateboarding festival in the greater Los Angeles area. It encompasses a wide range of skateboarding disciplines including: downhill, street, and transition.
Time: 9:30 a.m. June 5
Cost: Free
Details: www.facebook.com/SanPedroShred
Venue: Lookout Point (across from Angels Gate Park), San Pedro

June 5
Third Annual Euro Bierfest!
Come to Euro Bierfest to try out the origins of all of the beer styles you’ve come to know and love. Discover Belgian sours, English porters, French ciders and German doppelbocks.
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $25
Details: www.alpinevillagecenter.com
Venue: The Alpine Village, 833 Torrance Blvd., Torrance

June 12
Latino Multicultural Festival
Celebrate the diversity found of Latin America in Long Beach. This festival will highlight a variety of Latin American music, foods, languages and traditions.
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 12
Cost: $20
Details: (562) 437-1689; www.molaa.org
Venue: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach

June 18
Grand Performances: Soy Africano
Soy Africano highlights the overlooked history and widespread influence of latin music in West Africa by showcasing the ways in which clave­-based Cuban music and New York Salsa were embraced by Africans, and led to thriving “latin afro” scenes in countries like Senegal, Benin, Guinea and the Congo.
Time: 8 p.m. June 18
Cost: Free
Details: www.grandperformances.org
Venue: Grand Performances, 300 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles

THEATER

May 28
A Raisin in the Sun
When the family patriarch dies, a poor African-American family living on Chicago’s South Side, must decide what to do with the soon-to-arrive insurance settlement. Questions of race and politics, of assimilation and historical awareness are seamlessly interwoven in this touching and wrenching family drama.
Time: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through June 18
Cost: $20
Details: lbplayhouse.org
Venue: Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach

May 28
Lysistrata
Lysistrata is the classic Greek story of the women of Greece using sex to control the men. The play is a comical account of one woman on a mission to end the Peloponnesian War.
Time: 8 p.m. May 28
Cost: $14 to $24
Details: (562) 494-1014; www.lbplayhouse.org
Venue: Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach

May 28
Street Food Cinema Encore, Tribute: Purple Rain
Join with fellow fans in watching an encore presentation of the film, Purple Rain in tribute to Prince. Bring a chair, preferably ones only six inches off the ground. The proceeds will benefit City of Hope, one of the charities that Prince supported.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Cost:  $13 and $16
Details: www.streetfoodcinema.com
Venue: Street Food Cinema, 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles

June 3
Los Zafiros
Lorenzo DeStefano presents his award-winning tribute to Los Zafiros, a group known as “The Beatles of 1960s Cuba.” The film features interviews as well as engaging performance footage of the band.
Time: 7 to 9 p.m. June 3
Cost: $10
Details: (562) 437-1689; www.molaa.org
Venue: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach

June 5
Dog Film Festival
The majestic Crest Theater in Westwood is being taken over by dogs at Los Angeles’ first-ever Dog Film Festival™. Celebrating the remarkable canine-human bond, the Dog Film Festival™ is the perfect place to gather with friends and other dog people in the city.
Time: 1:30 p.m. June 5
Cost: $20
Details: www.dogfilmfestival.com
Venue: Crest Theater,1262 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles

June 10
Prejudice and Pride
The transformation of “Chicano” identity through activism in the 60s and 70s is documented via a screening of Prejudice and Pride, episode 5 of the PBS series, Latino Americans: 500 Years of History. The screening will be followed by a scholar led discussion.
Time: 8 p.m. June 10
Cost: Free
Details: www.grandperformances.org
Venue: Grand Performances, 300 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles

ARTS

June 2
First Thursday Art Walk
On June 2, South Bay Contemporary is hosting a preview of  John Sollom’s 300 paintings for Sue and Hung Viet Nguyen’s Ancient Pines. Stallon’s work exhibits a signature thick, loose brush stroke carries extreme likeness of his subjects. Nguyen, after many years of visiting the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest (Big Pine City, Calif.) has begun a series of oil painting: Ancient Pines.
Time 6 to 9 p.m. June 2
Details: (310) 429-0973; Southbaycontemporary.org
Venue: South Bay Contemporary,  401 S. Mesa St., 3rd Floor, San Pedro

June 3
First Fridays Summer Session
Everyone’s favorite time of year is upon us: Summer! Enjoy great art and music.
Time: 6:30 p.m. June 3
Cost: Free
Details:  http://firstfridayslongbeach.com
Venue: First Fridays Long Beach, 4321 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach

June 12
Windfall
Windfall features new furniture and functional objects from members of the Los Angeles-based Box Collective, a group of designer-makers dedicated to creating innovative objects from reclaimed and sustainably sourced wood.
Time: May 29 through Sept. 4
Cost: $12
Details: (323) 937-4230; www.cafam.org
Venue: Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles

June 12

Studio Visit With Eugene Daub
Join a rare studio visit with the acclaimed sculptor Eugene Daub. His extensive portfolio of works is in many public monuments including the Rosa Parks monument in Washington DC.
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11
Details: markedwardadams@gmail.com
Venue: Eugene Daub’s Studio, 295 W. 15th St., San Pedro

June 11
Skyline
Skyline is a  group installation of three-dimensional artwork by artists who have made sculpture to fit along the perimeter of the main gallery of the LOFT on a 7-inch deep shelf. The curator, Ben Zask, is looking for the emerging patterns and silhouettes in the collection of objects as the line of sculpture wraps around the entire gallery space at eye level. The show runs through June 26. There will be an artist talk from 4 to 5:30 p.m. June 11.
Time: 4 to 5:30 p.m. June 11
Details:(310) 429-0973; Southbaycontemporary.org
Venue: South Bay Contemporary,  401 S. Mesa St., 3rd Floor, San Pedro

 

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