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TO THE ART THEATRE

The Art Theatre originally opened in 1925 as a single screen silent movie house. At that time, there were over 50 independent theatres in Long Beach, today only the Art remains.

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The Art Theatre is the perfect venue for a wide variety of private events. With our state of the art digital sound system and projection, our equipment is second to none in Long Beach.

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES
As of May 1st, proof of vaccination is no longer required; however, we strongly encourage our patrons to continue wearing masks.

Enjoy having your name, brand, company or any person you wish to celebrate, laser engraved on a plaque on your very own Art Theatre seat. When you sponsor a seat, we can also acknowledge your gift to a recipient of your choice.

Dr. Mark Vidor Legacy Fund

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In-Theatre Viewing / Watch From Home

MEN
MEN
(1hr 40mins R)
Starts 5/20/22 (In-Theatre Viewing)
Starring: Jessie Buckley, Rory Kinnear Summary: In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, Harper (Jessie Buckley) retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping to have found a place to heal. But someone or something from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her. What begins as simmering dread becomes a fully-formed nightmare, inhabited by her darkest memories and fears. Director: Alex Garland Genre(s): Horror/Thriller Rating: R Runtime: 100 min

A Century of Cinema: A STAR IS BORN (1937)
(1h 51m NR)
ONE NIGHT ONLY | Free Admission to Members
Wednesday! 5/25/22 (In-Theatre Viewing)
Presented by A CENTURY OF CINEMA AT THE ART, an ongoing celebration of the history of the movies. When a young actress arrives in Hollywood with hopes of stardom, a chance encounter places her under the wing of older actor Norman Maine. Adopting the stage name Vicki Lester, she co-stars with Norman in a major motion picture, but his success is clearly fading even as her career begins. After the couple wed, Vicki's fame continues to grow, but Norman descends into alcoholism, and she must decide between pursuing her dream and caring for him.

The Art After Dark: Death Becomes Her
The Art After Dark: Death Becomes Her
(1hr. 44 min. PG-13)
One Night Only! | Free admission to Platinum, Gold, and Silver Members
Friday! 5/27/22 (In-Theatre Viewing)
Join us at The Art After Dark for a "Happy Retirement, Bruce Willis!" for the last weekend of May, starting with a 25th-anniversary screening of Death Becomes Her Friday, May 27th at 10 pm! "The Art After Dark" is a new late-night member series, screening single-showing specially curated films, free to platinum, gold, and silver members, with general admission for non-members.

The Art After Dark: Pulp Fiction
The Art After Dark: Pulp Fiction
(2hr. 34 mins. R)
One Night Only! | Free admission to Platinum, Gold, and Silver Members
Saturday! 5/28/22 (In-Theatre Viewing)
Join us at The Art After Dark for a "Happy Retirement Bruce Willis!" for the last weekend of May, ending with a screening of Pulp Fiction Saturday, May 28th at 10 pm! "The Art After Dark" is a new late-night member series, screening single-showing specialty curated films, free to platinum, gold, and silver members, with general admission for non-members.

Freakscene: The Story of Dinosaur Jr
Freakscene: The Story of Dinosaur Jr
(1hr 22min NR)
One Night Only! 5/31/22 (In-Theatre Viewing)
Homage of one of the most influential bands on the American East Coast, which inspired the rock scene - an emotional, tragically funny and sometimes noisy roller-coaster ride by a dysfunctional family - Dinosaur Jr.

George Michael Freedom Uncut
George Michael Freedom Uncut
(2hrs 19mins R)
One Night Only! 7:00pm 6/22/22 (In-Theatre Viewing)
Genre:DocumentaryRuntime:108 mins (feature only)  Directors:George Michael, David Austin Producers:Lisa Johnson, David Austin   For more Info, click above (George Michael Freedom Uncut)

A Century of Cinema: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE (1945)
A Century of Cinema: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE (1945)
(1h 37m Approved)
ONE NIGHT ONLY | Free Admission for Members
Wednesday! 6/29/22 (In-Theatre Viewing)
Presented by A CENTURY OF CINEMA AT THE ART, an ongoing celebration of the history of the movies. In this suspenseful drama, based on Agatha Christie's mystery tale, 10 strangers are summoned to a remote island. While they are waiting for the mysterious host to appear, a recording levels serious accusations at each of the guests, including Judge Francis J. Quinncannon and Dr. Edward G. Armstrong, and soon they start being murdered, one by one. As the survivors try to keep their wits, they reach a disturbing conclusion: one of them must be the killer.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920) with live score / Jack Curtis Dubowsky
(1hr 19min NR)
ONE NIGHT ONLY | PROOF OF VACCINE REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT
Event Cinema w/ live score 7.8.22 (In-Theatre Viewing)
The Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble is conducting a new score over another silent classic, Dr. Jekyll and Hyde (1920). Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself. Based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Lady Buds
Lady Buds
(1hr 36mins NR)
One Show Only! 1pm 7/9/22 (In-Theatre Viewing)
Starring Chiah Rodqiues,  Sue Taylor, Felicia Carbajal, Karyn Wagner, Pearl Moon & Dr. Joyce Centofanti Director CJ Russo Country US Languages  English Run Time 1h, 36min Genre Documentary    Year 2021 MPAA Rating NR Summary After the widely praised decision to legalize marijuana in California, six courageous women come out of the shadows of the cannabis underground to enter the new commercial industry. But with excessive government oversight and regulations that favor well-funded corporations, these trailblazers risk everything to fight for a piece of the "American Dream" in the market they helped create.

FOOD

The HipPea offers Art Theatre visitors a fresh and healthy alternative to traditional fast food – Falafel! Made from organic chickpeas their Gluten-Free falafel is based on a secret family recipe.
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WINE

Our intimate wine bar brings you the best in personally chosen wines from around the globe. Enjoy artisanal meats and cheeses to make your visit a complete evening to remember.
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VOTED

NUMBER ONE

Voted THE NUMBER ONE INDEPENDENT THEATRE in Los Angeles, the Art opened as a silent movie theatre and included a pipe organ and orchestra pit. It is the oldest operating single screen house in Long Beach. Our art deco, streamline moderne-style historical landmark is famous for its screening of the most imaginative and stimulating independent, documentary, animated, alternative lifestyle, and foreign language films. After one million dollars of loving restoration, the addition of a wine bar and coffee bar, The Art Theatre is the perfect destination for memorable evening.
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