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Michael Pinckney’s Hip Hop Thriller ‘You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You’

Just in time for Halloween, emerging film director Michael Pinckney introduces his brand new Hip Hop Horror, ‘You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You’.  Inspired by the rap industry’s fascination with death and violence, Pinckney explores why some rappers become more famous after they die. Neither … Continue reading

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Fashion Meets Future at IGNITE THE RUNWAY Show 10.21.11

This Friday, we’re putting our best foot forward and kicking the weekend off with a true fashion-forward event.  We’ve been invited to attend IGNITE The Runway Show by Kelly Meade from The Ladies of Greatness Productions.  This fashion show promises to be sizzling hot with a … Continue reading

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SolShock Believes in Z

There is so much to say about this band.  For now, we’ll let the music speak for itself.  Download ARIZE – The Prequel http://www.ibelieveinz.com

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Celebrate the New Full-Length Album from The Potential Lunatics!

The much anticipated debut album “Well Trained Youngsters” from The Potential Lunatics is here!  Join the Punk duo for their record release party Wednesday, June 29 at The Expo from 6 p.m.-10:30 p.m.  Meet bandmembers Emma and Isaac, enjoy live music, games, food … Continue reading

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SolShock Q&A with Teen Photographer and Artist Bree Redman

With big dreams and even greater potential, Labree Redman holds a magic plan for a successful future.  This 15-year-old mogul in the making is an artist, photographer, dancer and entrepreneur, with a budding production company and exciting new projects.  Also known as “Bree”, this teenage … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Smash! SolShock Q&A with Gia Scott-Heron

For over a decade, she has stood strong as an Artist and leading Poet, performing at L.A.’s most favored Spoken Word venues. Affectionately known as “Miss Gia”, Poetess/Author/Songwriter Gia Scott-Heron prepares for a special poetry slam honoring her legendary father, Gil Scott-Heron, on June 16.  Armed with endearing new poems, … Continue reading

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“Ignite Change” at the 2011 Green Long Beach! Festival

Along with dedicated individuals, vibrant community groups, local non-profits and businesses, Green Long Beach! collectively streams their efforts toward a greener city.  Join them Saturday, June 11 for the 2011 Green Long Beach! Festival from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at The Promenade.  This … Continue reading

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SolShock Q&A with Singer-Songwriter Cory Joseph

Independent artists abound in Long Beach, CA.  But no one does rock, folk and blues like Cory Joseph Clark, Singer/Songwriter/Musician  and host of a new weekly songwriter showcase The Hum House.   SolShock:  What inspired your latest project? Cory: My latest project was my EP “Throwing Stones”. … Continue reading

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They’re Back! Armchair Generals Live at The Mezz June 4

Nu-Soul Magazine kicks off another ART+ SOUL event Saturday, June 4, featuring a live performance by the Soul/Electronic/Downtempo band Armchair Generals.  The AG’s will join Seattle-based indie artist Choklate in the line up, along with special guest DJs, Art and more.  If you haven’t seen … Continue reading

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1st Collaborative Autism Summer Picnic

What do local skateboarders, BMXer’s, Autism in Long Beach, Skatedogs, LB Skate, ASK Long Beach and Autism Youth Sports League have in common?  They’re all partnering to host the 1st Collaborative Autism Summer Picnic Sunday, June 12 at Bixby Park.   This family … Continue reading

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