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Today we celebrate the birthday of Josephine Baker. Renowned as a dancer who headlined at the Folies Bergère in Paris, Ms. Baker’s achievements extend far beyond the stage.
Now in its 32nd year, the National Memorial Day Concert (PBS) honors the sacrifice and courage of our veterans, service men and women, and military families.
In 2020, Cirque FLIP Fabrique brought "Blizzard" to the Carpenter Center stage in a visual feast set to enthralling music performed live by composer Ben Nesrallah. The troupe has now released an official soundtrack that includes expanded musical selections to transport you back to the poetry and emotions of the live show! Hear the album at, or at Spotify.
As this school year’s Classroom Connections program draws to a close, we’d like to share the impact the program—and your generous support of the Carpenter Center’s Arts for Life program—has made on the arts education of K-5 schoolchildren in the Long Beach Unified School District.
A photograph of the Carpenter Center's stage
Executive Director Megan Kline Crockett on reopening plans, upcoming virtual events, and more.
This International Nurses Day we honor the extraordinary healthcare workers who continue to treat millions of patients battling COVID-19, and who lead the efforts to vaccinate millions more.