Author Archives for Jewell Faamaligi


Jewell Faamaligi

Jewell Faamaligi is an arts and culture activist affiliated with several nonprofit organizations in Long Beach. She also serves as the Downtown Council Area Representative for the Long Beach Music Council.


Recent Submissions

Listening to Mike Vitale

    It is easy to romanticize that it’s a lot of fun to live the life of a singer-songwriter.  Mike Vitale possess all of his special gifts, and is out performing thoughtful songs for audien... READ MORE

The Class Reunion Tour to SXSW Kicks Off In Long Beach

Chase Frank Presents and San Diego based artist collaborative The L.I.E. Show have joined forces to bring The Class Reunion Tour through nine cities. The tour kicks off at The Prospector in Long Beach... READ MORE

Ska Parade Celebrates Bradley Nowell’s 50th Birthday

To commemorate what would have been Bradley Nowell’s 50th birthday, his family, and close friends organized charity events in Long Beach, Orange County, and San Diego. Proceeds from the events were gi... READ MORE

Balboa Amusement Company Orchestra’s Live Score Breathes New Life Into Nosferatu (1922)

  This Saturday Balboa Amusement Company Orchestra (BACO) will perform their original score composed for the classic German expressionist film Nosferatu (1922), being presented at Sunnyside Cemet... READ MORE

The Long Way Back: The Story of Todd “Z-Man” Zalkins Screens Tonight at The Art Theatre

The new documentary film The Long Way Back was written by Todd "Z-Man" Zalkins and directed by Richard Yelland.     The film is a rare look into the complex world of Sublime, told from Zalkins' perspe... READ MORE

New Music, New Stories, and New Shows for Bearcoon

For any band’s rock n’ roll story to be great, it has to include the stars aligning just so in order for some magic to take place. The tale of Indie Duo Bearcoon’s Long Beach story goes like this: Onc... READ MORE

The Ghost Wolves Are Haunting Long Beach Tonight

Austin Texas duo The Ghost Wolves  take the stage tonight at Alex's Bar.  They share the night with Rubedo, Rufrano, and  Dennis Robicheau.  According to the band's FB page - The Ghost Wolves met in 2... READ MORE

THE JAMAICAN MIX

On the first Friday of every month Sound & Vibe Recording Studio hosts The Mix. The Mix is an interactive dinner experience combining chefs, DJs, and world class entertainers to guide guests throu... READ MORE

The Triumphant Return Of Local Culture

 Starting tonight music fans can catch this summer's best lineup of local Island Reggae artists at the two day Tafe Summer Concert Jam at Shoreline Aquatic Park. Hosted by The World Famous BBQ Sh... READ MORE

FIRST, LAST, & ALWAYS FEATURING TOKOTAH SKYE ASHCRAFT

FIRST, LAST, & ALWAYS is a weekly series that aims to give readers a quick introduction to some of the talented and hardworking musicians and changemakers defining the Long Beach music scene.Meet... READ MORE

FIRST, LAST, & ALWAYS FEATURING ANTHONY “ANTOINE” ARVIZU

FIRST, LAST, & ALWAYS is a weekly series that aims to give readers a quick introduction to some of the talented and hardworking musicians defining the Long Beach music scene.Meet drummer, engineer... READ MORE

Rudy De Anda releases solo EP Ostranenie

 Rudy De Anda recently released an eclectic blend of genres and charming songs with his debut solo EP Ostranenie on Porch Party Records.In addition to being the frontman of the Long Beach band Wild Pa... READ MORE

Executive Suite Nightclub Pays You To Sing Karaoke

The Executive Suite Nightclub has karaoke six nights a week and on Tuesdays they will even pay you to do it. $2 a song.  Happy Hour is from 5-9pm they have $2 drink specials and 1/2 off ALL Vodkas.Tue... READ MORE

SOUND & VIBE RECORDING STUDIO SEEKING INTERNS

Are you interested in gaining some work experience in a professional recording studio? Sound & Vibe Recording Studio is providing musically inclined folks with a great learning opportunity. Read t... READ MORE

FIRST, LAST, & ALWAYS Featuring Jesse Carzello

 FIRST, LAST, & ALWAYS is a weekly series that aims to give readers a quick introduction to some of the talented and hardworking musicians defining the Long Beach music scene. Meet guitarist,... READ MORE

FIRST, LAST, & ALWAYS Featuring Josh Fischel

FIRST, LAST, & ALWAYS is a new weekly series that aims to give readers a quick fire introduction to some of the talented and hardworking musicians defining the Long Beach music scene.  First up is... READ MORE