Carpenter Performing Arts Center



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2018-19 Season Press Releases


Carpenter Performing Arts Center Awarded California Arts Council
“Arts Education: Exposure” Grant>


2018-19 Season Announcement Release>


2017-18 Season Press Releases


The Stray Cat Lee Rocker performs in Long Beach>


South Carolina’s Ranky Tanky Brings Gullah Music to Southern California>


Martha Redbone Explores Appalachian Roots in Bone Hill—The Concert>


Legendary Singer Mavis Staples at Carpenter Performing Arts Center>


Frank Warren Brings PostSecret Experience to a Live Audience>


Celebrating the Emerald Month of March with Danu>


Third Annual President’s Party Celebrates Commitment to Arts and Education>


Pirates, Patter-Songs, and Parodies Arrive at Carpenter Center>


America’s Got Talent’s Mandy Harvey returns to the Carpenter Center>


Megan Kline Crockett Appointment Annoucement>


CNN Analyst and Best-Selling Author Jeffrey Toobin>


The High-Kicking Rebels on Pointe Are Back at Carpenter Center>


The Capitol Steps Bring ORANGE IS THE NEW BARACK to the Carpenter Center>


Momix Returns to Long Beach With Opus Cactus>


2017-18 Dance Series>


2017-18 Season Announcement Release>


2016-17 Season Press Releases


An Evening of Insights and Inspiration with Nicholas Kristof: Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner Speaks on How to Make the World a Better Place>


John Cleese Shows Us Something Completely Different - Again - Twice>


Tafelmusik Keeps Bach Fresh and Relatable for a New Generation>


Jose Feliciano Live at the Carpenter Center>


 President's Party Celebrates Acheivements and Goals in the Arts>


Michael Feinstein at the Carpenter Center - One Night Only>


Boyz Breathe Meaning Into Life>


Chinese Acrobats Dazzle with One Shimmering Show>


Second Show Added As Capitol Steps Offer A Double Dose of Laughs>


David Benoit + Vince Guaraldi = One Cool Yule>


Puppets Pull Heartstrings to Teach and Delight>


Get Hip for the Holidays with Zoot Suite, Jive and Jam>


Mr. Sulu Brings Big Issues Down to Earth>


Carpenter Center Announces Interim Executive Director >


Carpenter Center Arts for Life Offers New Program>


2016-17 Season Announcment Release>


2015-16 Season Press Releases


David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown Release >


Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Wild and Swingin' Holiday Party Release >


Gene Kelly: The Legacy Release >


An Evening with Fran Lebowitz Release >


In Recital Roger Wilkie, violin Joanne Pearce Martin, piano Release >


Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience Announcement Release >


Neil Gaiman Announcement Release >


AJ Croce Announcement Release >


Cirque Zuma Zuma Announcement Release >


Bill T. Jones Announcement Release >


Jane Monheit in Two Play Two: Monheit & Kanan play Ellington & Gershwin Release >


The Edwards Twins Announcement Release >


Jane Lynch in See Jane Sing Announcement Release >


N*gger Wetb*ck Ch*nk Announcement Release >


Shakespeare Aloud Changing Locations >


2015-16 Arts for Life Announcement Release >


2015-16 Season Announcement Release >



2014-15 Season Press Releases


Air Force Concert Band Announcement Release >


Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular Announcement Release >


Academy of St. Martin Announcement Release >


ABBAmania Announcement Release >


Nā Lei Hulu I Ka Wēkiu >


Julian Sands Announcement Release >


David Sanborn Announcement Release >

Mummenschanz: Musicians of Silence Release >

Al Jardin Joins Brian Wilson Announcment Release >

2014-15 Arts for Life Announcement Release >


2014-15 Season Announcement Release >



2013-14 Season Press Releases


2013-14 Season Announcement Release >

Arts for Life Announcement Release >

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company Release >

Brain Bangers featuring members of I.aM.mE. and ABCD Champions Release >

Rachel York: Let's Fall in Love Release >

Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY Announcement Release >

Aquila Theatre Company Release >

Annie Moses Band Outdoor Concert Release >



2012-13 Season Press Releases


2012-13 Season Announcement Release >


NEA Four Press Release >


Bill T. Jones Lecture >


2012-13 Dance Series >


Circus Zoppe Press Release >


Pieter Meijers Quartet with Brady McKay Press Release >


Judy Collins Holiday Concert Press Release >


NEA Grant Announcement Release >


Clint Black Press Release >


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