Thursday, July 18, 2024

Clubs, Groups & Organizations

Long Beach’s Good Luck Vinyl Club enters 2024 with Snoop Dogg listening party, DJ Battlecat set

Long Beach's Good Luck Vinyl Club—the third-Tuesday-of-every-month vinyl listening event that focuses on a specific album of an artist and then the surrounding sounds of that very album—will open 2024 with a set from DJ Battlecat and a listening to Snoop Dogg.

Long Beach needs its visitors bureau—so what is, if any, the controversy surrounding the Long Beach Convention Center?

The CVB—what is the Long Beach Convention Center and its Visitors Bureau—is separating into two different entities. That is not controversial but a good thing no matter which angle is examined.

The reason Long Beach’s music scene needs the Good Luck Vinyl Club hi-fi vibe

Echoing the listening bars of Japan, Good Luck Vinyl Club is about two things: A very particular album and a DJ's collection that boosters that album's genre for an all-night listening session.

Long Beach Bartenders Guild closes a gap in the local hospitality industry that’s existed for too long

Yes, amid the tables lined with pours of various tequilas and mezcals from Nosotros—a tequileria and mezcaleria that has bases in both Jalisco and...

Long Beach Lost: The forgotten LB origins of one the most notorious white power gangs, PEN1

My ongoing series, Long Beach Lost, was launched to examine buildings and spaces that have either been demolished or were never even in existence—including the forgotten tales attached to existing or nonexistent things and places.