• Cowboy versus Samurai

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call Contributor   If you’re of Asian descent, there are only two reasons you live among the 1,000 inhabitants of Breakneck, Wyo. — either you were adopted, or you wanted to start a new life after a bad experience in

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  • POW! WOW! Long Beach

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    Packing a Punch on the Mural Scene

    By Terelle Jerricks, Managing Editor Twenty-two artists and art teams put up 21 murals on the sides of Long Beach buildings and walled fences in the span of a week this past July in an event called POW! WOW! Six of the

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  • Dorian Wood, Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole

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    ENTERTAINMENT

    Aug. 5 Dorian Wood, Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole Dorian Wood awakens a haunting interpretation of Jeannine Deckers' The Singing Nun and Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole offers a genre-crossing performance from Hawaii. Time: 8 p.m. Aug. 5 Cost: Free Details: ww

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  • La Charanga Cubana

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    ENTERTAINMENT

    July 28 La Charanga Cubana Enjoy traditional Cuban dance music, then stuff your face with food from the market. Time: 7 to 9 p.m. July 28 Cost: Free Details: www.farmersmarketla.com Venue: The Original Farmers Market, 6333 W. 3rd St., Lo

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  • Summer Guide Fun: iPalpiti Orchestra

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    ENTERTAINMENT

    July 25 iPalpiti Orchestra The iPalpiti Orchestra performs selections from the 20th iPalpiti Festival of International Laureates.iPalpiti (ee-PAHL-pit-ee, Italian for “heartbeats

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  • Nasty Woman Concert Delivers Great Pleasure

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Music Columnist Nasty women gathered all around for the inaugural Nasty Woman Concert Series kickoff July 8 at diPiazza’s Restaurant, Lounge and Nightclub in Long Beach. Named after Donald Trump’s description of Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election cycle, this to

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  • Here’s a Concept: Quality Radio in Español

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor A few months ago, I stumbled upon a radio station playing Celia Cruz’s hit song, Carnaval. I lingered on the dial hoping to catch some more cumbia, merengue or salsa. (I grew up listening  to tropical rhy

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  • Summer Fun Guide: Sean Lane

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    ENTERTAINMENT

    July 22 Sean Lane Join the band on a journey through time and hear everything from the foundational raw Delta style that started it all to the electrified blues-rock that it has become. Time: 8 p.m. July 22 Cost: $15 Details:Read More
  • SP Waterfront Arts District Selected as One of 14 State Designated Cultural Districts

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]SAN PEDRO — On July 13, the California Arts Council announced that the San Pedro Waterfront Arts District will be among 14 districts serving as the state’s premier designated cultural arts districts. This is the first year that the council has voted to designate cultural arts districts. These districts will hi

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  • With Resonance, Jimetta Rose Evokes Metta

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Melina Paris, Music Columnist In a space inhabited with luminous, clouds Jimetta Rose provided both poetry and music, June 30, during her Resonance presentation at Zebulon in Los Angeles. It was about, in her words, “healing tones, words and visuals.”

    Jimetta Rose’s

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