Category Archives: Upcoming Events

The Beat Interviews: Johnny Hickman of Cracker

This Saturday night, March 28th, Cracker will be playing a full 60-minute set at the House of Blues Sunset as part of the fundraising Ticked Off Music Fest. If any of you have seen “The Punk Singer,” the story of Kathleen … Continue reading

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MEMENTO MORI: A Last Dance with Death at La Luz de Jesus Gallery

“Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us” is the new book from Paul Koudounaris, the world’s leading photographer of the visual culture of death. The exhibition of the same name will open with a book signing on Friday, April 3, at La … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam- A Surreal Easter Passion Play at Vasquez Rocks

No matter what your spiritual leanings, you have to admit that some of the pomp and circumstance that goes into celebrating religious holidays is quite magical. Whether gussied up for the masses or stripped down to the bare essentials, belief … Continue reading

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Tonight Might Be Your Last Chance to See David Cassidy on Tour in California

There are still tickets available to see David Cassidy at the beautiful Art Deco Saban Theatre (Formerly the Fox Wilshire). According to his official website, this may be David’s last tour in California due to the difficulty he has traveling. … Continue reading

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“Hungry, Still” at the Pretend Gallery

“Hungry, Still,” opening Monday, March 30th, from 7pm to 10pm at the Pretend Gallery, is the first in a series of events that will link the art gallery with restaurant and foodie culture. Food/Art collective Stiff Peaks promises that the centerpiece of … Continue reading

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It’s BBQ Time Again as the Queen Mary hosts the 4th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic

The aroma of delicious barbeque will be wafting through the air on Saturday, May 9 as the Queen Mary hosts the 4th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic. Long Beach’s iconic ship is one of the top venues on the barbeque … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day Without So Much Puke

March 17th is the day when people across the country celebrate our Irish heritage. With all of the drink specials and green beer being advertised at your favorite pubs and bars, most of us wish this day would somehow always land on … Continue reading

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EAT LBC Restaurant Week offers the Best in Long Beach Dining March 22 through 28

Long Beach encompasses quite a variety of areas, from Belmont Shore to Downtown, from the East Village to Naples and Alamitos Bay. Nowhere is that more noticable than in the options available to dine at during the upcoming EAT LBC … Continue reading

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Sunset Magazine’s Margo True Dishes About the Grill & Chill Event at the All-Star Chef Classic Saturday

As the author of Sunset’s Great Outdoor Cookbook, food editor Margo True knows a thing or two about grilling. We caught up with her to get her take on Saturday night’s Grill & Chill Event at the All-Star Chef Classic. Is … Continue reading

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Upcoming ‘Champagne on Main’ Combines Street Fair with Wine Tasting in Ventura

Just a short ride up the coast, Downtown Ventura is a picturesque area with lots of period buildings and homes. Main Street itself is an ideal spot for a pleasant walk any day of the year, with dozens of antique … Continue reading

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