Renaissance Long Beach Hotel Brings Artists, Musicians Together for Day of Discovery

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Downtown Long Beach hotel will be one of 114 Renaissance properties to expose guests to local talent.

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Renaissance Long Beach Hotel

Guests of the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel will get to soak up more than just the California sun when local artists and musicians converge on the downtown property for a Day of Discovery.

The downtown Long Beach, CA, hotel has partnered with the city’s Arts Council and Long Beach Open Studio Tour to host the special event that celebrates and promotes local talent. Framed art, sculptures and photography projected onto the walls of Sip Lounge will transform the hotel into a center of culture for guests and visitors. Artists will be on hand throughout the evening to discuss their works and satisfy the curiosity of onlookers.

Several food and beverage stations will be set up in the Long Beach hotel’s lobby so discoverers can feed their need for nourishment as well as elegance. Renaissance Chef of the Year Michael Poompan is expected to create culinary masterpieces with produce from the hotel’s garden, while TY KU Spirits will feature a cocktail workshop and tasting. Guests also will be able to sample beer from local craft brewery Hangar 24 and coffee from Long Beach-based artisan coffee roaster Rose Park Roasters.

The event, planned from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 19, 2013, will culminate in two live musical performances by the Jenn Bostic Trio. Bostic will sing and play keyboard with Clint Feddersen on bass guitar and Barrett Yeretsian on percussion.

Guests staying at the hotel in Long Beach, California, as well as any visitors to the city, can partake in the free festivities. The Day of Discovery is an initiative taking place at 114 Renaissance hotels in 18 countries on five continents to provoke discovery and bring people together with the goal of showcasing local talent.

Visitors staying at the downtown Long Beach hotel will find their rooms to be masterpieces even after the Day of Discovery with plush king and double beds topped with down comforters, cotton-rich sheets and fluffy pillows. The deluxe accommodations include marble bathrooms, coffeemakers, spacious writing desks with ergonomic chairs, safes, irons and ironing boards, comfortable oversized chairs and 27-inch flat-screen LCD TVs. High-speed Internet access and 24-hour room service are available.

The redesigned Sip Lounge provides visitors with a perfect place to socialize and energize in an urban, upscale and upbeat environment. Guests can imbibe craft beers, fine red and white wines and modern cocktails such as the strawberry Caprioska and cucumber gin martini while lounging on leather couches and plush chairs. The lounge’s outdoor patio allows those who love the outdoors to pull up a seat by a cozy fire pit and enjoy casual conversation daily and a live DJ on Friday nights. All drinks are served by the Long Beach hotel’s prompt and friendly staff.

The Day of Discovery events take place at the hotel at 111 E. Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach. For information, call 1-562-437-5900.

About the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel
The Renaissance Long Beach Hotel is set in the heart of downtown and the entertainment district with dining, nightlife and boutique shopping just minutes away. The Long Beach Convention Center is just a block away, and Pine Avenue, Queen Mary and Aquarium of the Pacific are nearby. The hotel features 360 rooms and 14 suites on 12 floors along with 17 meeting rooms with 21,000 square feet of flexible space, a restaurant, lounge, Starbucks, state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool and whirlpool. For information, visit

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