Lifestyle events that occur on or off campus should be categorized under “events.” Events differ from performances in that performances stage or present a play, concert or other forms of entertainment while events do not. Examples of events include the Long Beach Zombie Walk, Week of Welcome and Queen Mary’s Dark Harbour.

Art District comes alive

The streets of Downtown Long Beach are filled with artists. Some work with brightly-colored chalk on the crowded sidewalks, and others implement spray paint to create portraits of iconic figures in history. Around these artists, the crowds attending the Long Beach Art Walk observe — and admire. The Long Beach[Read More…]

It’s Pow Wow time

Native American students held the first Puvungna Pow Wow at Cal State Long Beach as a means of establishing their presence on campus and celebrating their new journey as college students. 46 years later, the Pow wow continues — a celebration of life, culture and community. This weekend, the Puvungna[Read More…]

Last year’s annual Pilipino Cultural Night included many displays of art and dance rooted in Filipino culture.

Paglalakabay at Carpenter’s

A night filled with with love, laughter, and unity — the Pilipino American Coalition celebrates their 30th Pilipino Cultural Night among the Filipino community at the beach, enriched with culture and tradition. Daphne Ong, a senior health care administration major and PAC’s current president, said that this year’s cultural night[Read More…]


The “Unslut” documentary calls for social change in highlighting the damage of slut-shaming. The “Unslut” documentary left its audience in silence and caused tears of empathy and sympathy to fall from the eyes of its viewers. The film, which was put on my the Women’s Gender Equality Center, YWCA and[Read More…]

MOLAA enters young adulthood

The Museum of Latin American Art’s 20th anniversary invited guests to step into a historical storybook of the museum’s humble beginnings rooted in silent film and roller skates. MOLAA was filled with a plethora of pieces both familiar and unfamiliar to the museum’s walls. The pieces varied from light-up photographs[Read More…]

African music and dance return

Crowds were welcomed to experience both underwater sea life and the traditional African dance and music at the African-American cultural festival in the Aquarium of the Pacific. This past weekend the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach hosted its 14th annual African-American festival. The festival included many avenues of[Read More…]

Pachuco Swing dance revisits Chicano resistance

Pachuco style is coming back to life this Friday night at Cal State Long Beach. The Chicano Latino Studies Student Association will be hosting its second annual Pachuco Swing dance from 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. in the Kinesiology East Gym. Organizers Julieta Hernandez, Luis Guerrero and Nancy Haro are[Read More…]

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