Pow! Wow! Returns To Create Street Art In Long Beach

Here’s your reason to walk around, explore, and find something beautiful.

“Pow! Wow! Long Beach” is one of the most anticipated art event in the West Coast and it all starts tomorrow. Internationally known contemporary artists will be taking over building walls and the city is perfectly fine with it. In fact, this weeklong event has been orchestrated by local businesses and city officials. Each wall was chosen to receive an artistic mural and you’ll be able to visit each site as the work progresses. Hula from Hawaii, Hitotzuki from Japan, and Cinta Vidal from Spain are just a few of the world-renowned artists. For a complete list of participating artists, make sure to check out the Passport. As you visit each mural on the map, make some plans to attend their events as well.
(Photos by Brandon Shigeta)

July 11 – 17, 10am – 6pm
Mural painting by all the POW! WOW! artists in Long Beach.
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July 12, 7 – 8pm
Imprint presents a talk with Martha Cooper and Ernest Zacharevic. Hosted by Eugene Kan of Maekan.
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July 12, 8 – 10pm
POW! WOW! x 1xRUN Fine Art Print Exhibition. Featuring Editions by The POW! WOW! Family of Artists from Across the Globe! Located at the Edison Theatre, 213 E Broadway.

July 13, 7 – 8pm
Imprint presents a Jeff Staple 1-2-1 with Sean “Hula” Yoro. Music performances by the POW! WOW! School of Music.
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July 14, 7 – 11pm
Night Dive at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Co-presented by POW! WOW! Located at the Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way.

July 15, 7 – 10pm
Vitality & Verve: In The Third Dimension. Presented by the Long Beach Museum of Art, Thinkspace Gallery and POW! WOW! With music performances by the POW! WOW! School of Music.
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Marc Mangapit

Marc Mangapit is an editor and freelance writer from Los Angeles. Pizza hunter and burger snob. He misses the old Kanye, the "I can't even go to the grocery store without some Ones that's clean and a shirt with a team" Kanye.

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