Long Beach is set to come alive this weekend with the debut of two vibrant cultural festivals. One celebrates the rich tapestry of Latino culture and history, while the other pays tribute to a kaleidoscope of cultures through captivating music, song, and dance performances.
Additionally, there’s a delightful pop-up event where guests can cuddle and play with adorable, adoptable kittens at the Assistance League of Long Beach on Retro Row. Film enthusiasts are in for a treat with a special screening of the 1970s classic “Paper Moon” on 16mm film at the iconic Art Theatre.
“Paper Moon” Screening on 16mm Film:
Calling all fans of 1970s cinema! The Art Theatre of Long Beach invites you to step back in time with a screening of “Paper Moon.” This 1973 comedy-drama whisks audiences away to the Great Depression era, where a charming con man forges an unlikely partnership with a young girl. In celebration of the movie’s 50th anniversary, this event features two screenings at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 21.
Whether you’re a cinephile or simply seeking a delightful outing, “Paper Moon” on 16mm promises a nostalgic cinematic experience that harks back to the golden age of film.
Latino Culture and History Festival:
Prepare to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Latino culture and history at this exciting festival. Featuring an array of cultural expressions, performances, and displays, this event promises to be a celebration of heritage and identity. Stay tuned for a sensory journey that showcases the heart and soul of the Latino community.
Multi-Cultural Music and Dance Extravaganza:
Get ready to embark on a musical and dance adventure that spans the globe. This multi-cultural festival promises a dazzling showcase of talent, bringing together diverse communities through the universal language of art. Expect captivating performances that will transport you to far-off lands and unite us in the joy of cultural expression.
Kitten Cuddle and Play Pop-Up:
For those who adore our feline friends, there’s a heartwarming pop-up event that’s sure to delight. Head over to the Assistance League of Long Beach on Retro Row and spend quality time petting and playing with adorable kittens. If you’re considering adopting a furry companion, this is the perfect opportunity to make a new friend.
As Long Beach comes alive with cultural festivities and cinematic charm, this weekend offers a diverse range of experiences to suit every taste. Whether you’re exploring the vibrant heritage of Latino culture, enjoying a captivating multi-cultural extravaganza, cuddling kittens, or relishing a classic film, there’s something for everyone to savor in Long Beach.