Part 6 – Dramatic Changes After the Formation of MusicUNTOLD

Music event programming by the Long Beach Central Area Association dramatically changed after the formation of MusicUNTOLD as event production arm of LBCAA in 2007. The previous focus was presenting so-called “Black Music” representing wholesome family entertainment with audience drawing power. Memorable performances included Kool & The Gang, Shirley Caesar, Andre Crouch, Deniece Williams, Evelyn “Champagne”…

Part 3 – Marty Glickman

    I was blessed to attend multiple colleges on a track & field scholarship to eventually earn a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration after several interruptions to participate in the civil rights movement.  I heard an interview of Marty Glickman on NPR radio. Marty Glickman was a Jewish American Olympic track athlete who was…

Part 2 – Alicia Dwyer, “Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport”

  As President of the Long Beach Central Area Association, I focus on presenting arts programs that develop understanding, awareness, appreciation of differences, and strengthen bonds of peoplehood.  Alicia Dwyer, the daughter, of a close friend, graduated from USC School of Film and was an associate producer for the documentary Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories…