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Prep School Sounds an Alarm at Torrance Art Museum

Published on April 18th, 2014 | by Andrea Serna

By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer Photos By Phillip Cooke The Torrance Art Museum presents, Prep School, Prepper & Survivalists Ideologies and Utopian/Dysotpian Visions, an exhibition with a big title that addresses what is the [&hellip... Read More

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Rebecca Ann Johnson and Damon Kirsche star in Musical Theatre West's West Coast Premiere production of "S'WONDERFUL," created and directed by Ray Roderick and now playing at the Carpenter Center for the Performing Arts in Long Beach. PHOTO CREDIT: Caught in the Moment Photography

S’Wonderful Review

Published on April 9th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

By John Farrell There have never been enough George Gershwin musicals. In the past decades new ones have been nailed together from his great music with plots that sometimes are better forgotten. S’Wonderful, at the Carpenter [&hellip... Read More

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Cinematic Style Thrives at Art Theatre

Published on April 8th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer For me, the 90s was a golden age. I discovered foreign films at the Art Theatre of Long Beach. The theater contained an odd charm. The seats were torn [&hellip... Read More



Loft Gallery Displays San Pedro Treasures

Published on April 8th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

By Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer Treasures are found everywhere in the part of Los Angeles known as San Pedro. The tide pools, at the bottom of the rocky cliffs and hidden inlets, provide endless [&hellip... Read More

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B. Franklin

Published on April 8th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

    By John Farrell If he hadn’t been 84 and afflicted by gout and kidney stones, Benjamin Franklin might well have been the first president of the United States. Oh yes, and if the people [&hellip... Read More


Lady Jazz

Ladies Shook the Earth, and then There Was Jazz

Published on April 7th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

By Melina Paris, Music Columnist At about 9 p.m. March 28, the stage at the Seabird Jazz lounge rocked. Then, it rolled, it shook and it moved smoothly. The female quartet Lady Jazz was just into [&hellip... Read More

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RLn Upcoming COMMUNITY Events

Published on April 1st, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

April 6 Henrietta E. Mosely The San Pedro Historical Society presents Henrietta E. Mosely as part of their First Sunday Speaker Series. The topic of the talk titled: “History Through a Lighthouse Lens.” Henrietta E. Mosely is the [&hellip... Read More



Dine With a Queen in Long Beach

Published on March 24th, 2014 | by RLn Staff

By Lyn Jensen Beachfront dining is an everyday sport here in the South Bay, and 2014 has brought a remarkably summery winter and spring, even by California standards. That means we can enjoy Long Beach’s waterfront [&hellip... Read More

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Much Ado

Published on March 19th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

By John Farrell It’s a triumph, a superb, over-the-top, triumph. Much Ado About Nothing, at the Long Beach Playhouse’s Mainstage Theater, deserves every critical accolade it gets, and more. It is lively from start to finish, [&hellip... Read More



Papered Over

Published on March 13th, 2014 | by Reporters Desk

Andrea Serna, Arts and Culture Writer Perhaps you have noticed that large fluffy cloud floating in the window of the Angel’s Ink Gallery on 6th Street in San Pedro. With each exhibit, gallery owner Robin Hinchliffe [&hellip... Read More

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