Four Long Beach State graduates discuss how their fall 2020 senior animation films came to be. The animators’ work, which touch on themes of identity, friendship and responsibility, are an extension of their own interests and life experiences.
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Associated Students, Inc. and Beach Pride Events’ Week of Welcome begins Monday as a weeklong virtual fair for Long Beach State students to learn more about student and campus organizations.
Linda Vallejo discusses her work “Make Em’ All Mexican,” “The Brown Dot Project” and more at the Museum of Latin American Art’s Zoom artist talks.
“For the Love of Essential Workers” is a piece created by artist Stephanie Mercado, featured in the art series Silver Linings by the Los Angeles Country Metro system. The vibrant print collage is designed to honor essential workers and their continuous work amid the coronavirus pandemic.
‘Students helping students’ Beach Buddy Program at CSULB works to support students through peer mentorship
Beach Buddy is a program that began in fall 2020, which features nine student mentors trained to offer guidance through wellness workshops and individual mentoring sessions. For the students involved, the program is an opportunity to show their peers that they are not alone.
Long Beach-based dancer and choreographer James Mahkween held a showcase for dancers to perform at Rose Park, Long Beach. For some of the artists, the showcase was an opportunity to share how they’ve dealt with the coronavirus pandemic.
Gary Farley opened Third Eye Records in Long Beach in 2011. Since then, the store has attracted customers to its rare finds, welcoming environment and a knowledgeable crew.
Alepsis Hernandez is a Long Beach based artist who has been commissioned to do murals throughout Long Beach and Southern California. Now, she is on a path to fully realize her dreams as an artist.
Crème de la Quarantine: Alone Together virtual exhibition showcases artwork by graduating CSULB illustration majors
Students from the Department of Illustration and Animation wrap up their last semester at Long Beach State with a virtual exhibition that features 23 students and their artwork.
Ryan Chu, an alumni from Long Beach State who majored in animation, directed the film “Deep Fears” as a tribute to his mother, which has since gone on to collect over 50 accolades from film competitions and festivals.