Enjoy the Film Scores of John Williams in Long Beach

The Music of John WilliamsThis Saturday, the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra continues it’s 2010-2011 “This Ain’t Your Daddy’s POPS!” season with an evening of Hollywood music from composer John Williams.

During his career, which spanned six decades, Williams created some of the most memorable motion picture soundtracks, including scores for:

  • the Star Wars saga,
  • Superman,
  • the Indiana Jones films,
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestial,
  • Hook,
  • Jurassic Park,
  • the TV series Lost in Space, and
  • three of the Harry Potter films.

Selections from these films and more will be performed by the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra Saturday evening … and I’ll be there!

I hear that Imperial Stormtroopers from the Southern California Garrison of the 501st Legion will also be there. I plan to take pictures. I’ll share them as soon as I can.

To make it a fun evening for all, the event is going to be a large indoor picnic. You’re invited to come early and bring your favorite foods and beverages. Or you can have your table catered.


The Music of John Williams

Long Beach Arena, 300 East Ocean Blvd., Long Beach

Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, 8pm


For more information:
call (562) 436-3203 or visit LBSO.org.

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As The Genre Traveler, Carma Spence loves to view the world through Genre-Coloured glasses. In other words, she sees the world through a lens of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, where trash cans can be Daleks in disguise and neighborhood forests can harbor faeries and sprites. Magic realism is real! Or at least you can choose to see the world that way to add to the fun and awe of life.

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