Issues to do in Lengthy Seashore this weekend together with… Uptown Jazz Competition and sno-balls • the Hello-lo


Whether or not you are feeling like consuming, procuring, watching some flicks or vibing out to music over the weekend, we’ve obtained one thing for all of that. From the Uptown Jazz Competition in North Lengthy Seashore returning for its eleventh yr, to the Style of Downtown meals sampler occasion.

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TASTE OF DOWNTOWN (Wednesday & Thursday)

Distributors lined up throughout a Style of Downtown occasion on the waterfront. Photograph courtesy the Downtown Lengthy Seashore Alliance.

Check out among the grub from a few of Downtown’s hottest eating places in the course of the two-day meals occasion, Style of Downtown, occurring on the waterfront Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 24-25.

A number of the 10 collaborating eating places providing a style of their signature meals and drinks embody Mexican bites from Padre, American fare from The Ordinarie, beer from Beachwood Brewing and desserts from Ladie Kakes. The occasion additionally options pop-ups from native companies akin to Ash Bay Cleaning soap Co., Brushstrokes & Drinks, Everytable and extra.

The occasion is free to attend, however so as to pattern you’ll have to buy $1 “style tickets.” The samples on the menu value between $2-$8 and will solely be bought with the tickets. Click on right here to buy tickets, or purchase them on-site on the occasion.

Style of Downtown is between Shoreline Village and Pine Avenue Pier, near Rainbow Harbor off of East Shoreline Drive.

THE ECOLOGY CENTER: FARMERS MARKET & PIZZA POP-UP (Saturday)

An assortment of fruit and veggies. Photograph courtesy Compound & The Ecology Middle.

Compound, an artwork gallery and wellness heart within the Zaferia district, has teamed up with The Ecology Middle, to host a small farmers market Saturday, Aug. 27.

Guests can store a wide range of contemporary produce, particular pantry gadgets and floral preparations. Plus, a choose variety of pizzas from Peace Pizzas might be accessible for buy.

The occasion is free to attend however reservations are extremely inspired. Click on right here for extra info and to  register.

Compound is at 1395 Coronado Ave.

11TH ANNUAL UPTOWN JAZZ FESTIVAL (Saturday)

On this file picture: Biscuits & Gravy carry out in the course of the Annual Uptown Jazz Competition, held at Houghton Park in Lengthy Seashore in 2019. Photograph by Stephen Carr.

North Lengthy Seashore’s leisure spotlight of the yr, the Uptown Jazz Competition, is returning for its eleventh yr to Houghton Park Saturday, Aug. 27 with a meals, distributors, a beer backyard and jazz music all day lengthy.

This yr’s headliner is Grammy-award-winning Stephanie Mills, the unique Dorothy within the Broadway manufacturing of “The Wiz,” and a multi-gold and platinum album bestseller. The pageant may even characteristic units from DW3, Take Me Again To Chicago—which incorporates two Chicago band members together with authentic drummer Danny Seraphine—Biscuits & Gravy, the Susie Hansen Latin Jazz Band, the Paulie Cerra Band and DJ Mr. Fast.

The pageant is from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is free to attend. Click on right here for extra info.

Houghton Park is at 6301 Myrtle Ave.

WE ARE LONG BEACH: OUR STORIES, OUR FUTURE (Saturday)

Courtesy flyer.

This distinctive neighborhood arts occasion goals to interact, uplift and amplify the voices of our metropolis’s Khmer neighborhood by way of private tales and documentary screenings made by and for Lengthy Seashore’s Cambodia City.

The 2-hour occasion will characteristic three short-film documentary screenings together with the brand new 2022 movies, “Conversations on the Register” and “Cambodia City Thrives” and the 2019 movie “Cambodia City: Not For Sale.”

This system may even embody group discussions and actions led by neighborhood leaders, plus a small mixer with lunch.

The occasion might be held on the Mark Twain Neighborhood Library and is free to attend, however RSVP is required. Click on right here to be taught extra and RSVP.

Mark Twain Neighborhood Library is at 1401 E. Anaheim St.

SNOCORNER ONE YEAR CELEBRATION & RAFFLE (Sunday)

Ashley Monconduit stands outdoors SnoCorner, her New Orleans-style sno-ball store throughout from Poly Excessive Faculty. Photograph by Mike Guardabascio.

It’s been one yr since Ashley Monconduit opened her New Orleans-style sno-ball store, SnoCorner, and in honor of the achievement, the Poly Excessive Faculty alum is internet hosting a celebration and back-to-school raffle.

To enter the raffle patrons want solely make a purchase order on the enterprise and can mechanically be entered. Twenty winners will obtain a brand new Nike backpack stocked with college provides. Whereas the occasion could also be geared towards college students, Monconduit says you don’t have to be one to enter.

The occasion is from midday to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Winners might be introduced the next morning. Click on right here for extra info.

SnoCorner Snoballs & Cream is at 1701 Atlantic Ave.

PLANT PROPAGATING WITH PLANTIITAS (Sunday)

On this file picture: Anthony Diaz, who owns plant store Plantiitas, along with his husband, Kevin Alcaraz, stands in entrance of the store’s mural painted by artist Karina Vasquez. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Photograph by Asia Morris.

Take your plant care to the following stage with this workshop by native plant store, Plantiitas, all about propagation, on Sunday, Aug. 28.

On this two-hour class with the Plantiitas group, you’ll discover ways to create new crops from a wide range of sources together with seeds, cuttings and different plant components, in any other case referred to as plant propagation. The workshop will educate you all the pieces step-by-step and supply all of the supplies you’ll want. Gentle refreshments and snacks may even be supplied.

The category is from Sept. 11 a.m. and prices $32. Click on right here for extra info and to buy tickets.

Plantiitas is at 2011 E. Fourth St.

SPONSORED BY AMERICA BOXED IN

“AMERICA BOXED IN” DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES HOW CARGO CONTAINERS ARE SHAPING THE WORLD – CINEMARK (Friday, Aug. 26 – Sept. 1)

Simply throughout the water from the Port of Lengthy Seashore the place parts of it have been filmed, “America Boxed In” is taking part in at Cinemark at The Pike Retailers. The documentary explores the huge world affect of the intermodal container business on the financial and political panorama of the trendy period.

The manufacturing, created by Salt Lake Metropolis-based filmmakers Casey and Ian Williams of Paradigm Movement Image Firm and Lance Hoovestal of LE7 Productions, is screening 3 times every day at Cinemark from Aug. 26 by way of Sept. 1, as a part of an Academy Award eligibility run.

The filmmakers — who might be current to satisfy viewers following the Saturday, Aug. 27, screening — stated they’re excited to make their theatrical premier in downtown Lengthy Seashore, proper subsequent to the San Pedro Bay Port Complicated, the place key parts of the documentary have been filmed. Lengthy Seashore and Los Angeles are house to the most important and most vital port amenities in the USA and are central to the themes mentioned within the documentary.

Verify native listings for present time, click on right here.

The Pike Retailers is at 95 S Pine Ave.

 

SPONSORED BY ZAFERIA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

HAPPY SUNDAYS FREE MUSIC FEST IN ZAFERIA DISTRICT (Sunday)

Blissful Sundays Competition 2021. Courtesy picture.

This FREE music pageant of over 40 musical acts at 11 venues positioned within the Zaferia District of Lengthy Seashore is again for 2022. Blissful Sundays might be held on Sunday, August twenty eighth.

Venues open at midday, music begins up at 2 pm, and can final all through the afternoon and into the night. Venues collaborating this yr are DiPiazza’s, The Bamboo Membership, Port Metropolis Tavern, Tennessee Jack’s, Provide & Demand, Alex’s Bar, All Time Vegetation, Compound, Lengthy Seashore Playhouse, Ashtanga Yoga, and Roland Sands.

The Large Crimson Bus and an LB Transit bus might be available to take attendees from venue to venue 2 – 7 pm (due to the assist of Councilmembers Suzie Value, Cindy Allen, and Daryl Supernaw). Music and movie screenings at Lengthy Seashore Playhouse start at midday. Most venues permit for below 21 years of age.

Many native Zaferia District members are providing specials and promotions in honor of the occasion. Take a look at the Zaferia Enterprise Affiliation for all the small print on the place to eat, drink, and store.

The Zaferia Enterprise Affiliation has supported this free and open to the general public occasion since 2018 as a technique to assist and promote the all-important leisure, restaurant and bar companies within the Zaferia District, draw consideration to the final enterprise space that serves the residents of Lengthy Seashore, and to offer again to the neighborhood.

Click on right here for extra info.





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