Sunday, September 3, 2017

Pump is on the horizon! Two phog masheeen events!

What is Pump you ask, a couple of weeks of sonic myrth and merriment all around downtown Long Beach! The particulars are included below.
Two phog masheeen events are included in the greater Pump event. You can see us Saturday 10-7-17 at the Packard Building from 5PM to 10PM. William Almas will be bringing the Retina Burning Visuals. We are doing a 20 minute set every hour. The venue will be packed (?) with performers in all the different rooms. It should be a really fun night!

The other phog masheeen event will be held at the east village arts park
The date is 10-15-17 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. This event with feature Circuit Benders with Beats. We seen this sort of thing in Long Beach before with Disco Noise and Club Bitmap. For this event we are returning to Club Bitmap! William Almas will be returning with his visual overdrive projections to round out this elegant production!

We will provide more info on Pump as it becomes available or just use the links below to check the web site. 

PUMP 2017: Multi-Sensory Arts Festival Comes to Long Beach This October

Long Beach, CAFLOOD, the artist group that brought SOUNDWALK to Long Beach for 10 years and recently inaugurated “soundpedro” at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro, is pleased to announce PUMP (Public Urban Multi-Sensory Presentations). This arts festival, October 7–21, will highlight works by over 50 emerging and mid-career artists from throughout Southern California. Participants will not only see art, but they may hear, feel, smell and taste it as well. Works will be exhibited in spaces that range from storefront windows and a small park, to a former showroom for Packard automobiles that was built in 1926 and the massive interiors of what used to be an ice storage warehouse near the Port of Long Beach. All exhibitions and events related to PUMP are free and open to the public. Parking fees may apply for some locations. For more information visit and for accessibility questions, please email

PUMP will take place at the following locations: The Packard Building, IceHouse Arts Complex, The Collaborative, Pacific Court, Artist Co-Op Gallery, East Village Arts Park and Work Evolution Laboratories.

Featured artists will include: Ihab Ali / Deborah Aschheim / Beck and Col / Pablo Bert /  Terry Braunstein / Rob Brown / Faraday Cage / Cannibalistic Caterpillar / Rychard Cooper / Dirty Chaps / DREAM WALKER / Matthew Dumpit / Martin Espino / Patrick Faulk / Andy Fedak / Frau Fiber / Kiyomi Fukui / Mimi Haddon / Yoon Chung Han / Annette Heully / Karen Holden / Cathy Hsiao / Christine Hudson / Takeshi Kanemura / David Kelley / Bessie Kunath / Olga Lah / Rosalie M. Lรณpez / Sam Madeiros / Made of Hagop / Karena Massengill / Neil Mathis / Brittany Mojo / Michael Nannery / Jesse Nason / NewTown / Christine Nguyen / Margaret Noble / Tom Peters / phog masheeen / Gretchen Potts / Qrux / Radio Machine Magazine / Lauren Ruth / John Hillis Sanders / Conchi Sanford / Som Shankar / Johnny Shield / Angelica Sotiriou / Katie Stubblefield, Jennifer Gunlock & Hilary Norcliffe / Davy Sumner / Ting Zhang & Sahy Uhns aka Carl Madison Burgin / Toy Piano Cats with Steven Speciale / wikiGong.

For this festival, FLOOD is pleased to collaborate with Millworks and the Arts Council for Long Beach, IceHouse Arts Complex and the Long Beach Community Foundation. With additional support from Work Evolution Laboratories and the Port of Long Beach. After this year’s inaugural arts festival, PUMP will occur biennially.

The artist group, FLOOD has been working together on projects since 2003. FLOOD is interested in testing the limits of artistic expression through collaboration and experimentation within a variety of artistic genres. Current members of FLOOD are Kamran Assadi, Frauke von der Horst, Nick Dynice, Betsy Lohrer Hall, Sheriann Ki Sun Burnham, Victoria Bryan, Kay Erickson, Jon Cicchetti and Marco Schindelmann.