Last night, Long Beach citizens marched to and gathered at Cesar Chavez Park to watch President Barack Obama issue—through the power of the Oval Office—what is arguably the most progressive approach taken thus far toward reshaping the nation’s immigration system, announcing a program under which unauthorized immigrants who are parents of US citizens are now eligible for legal status.
In our final installment of Best of Long Beach 2014, we look to the people and the businesses who help us make our own lives a little easier, liven up our professional endeavors, or simply provide us some relief from the stresses of the day-to-day with a some good ol' fashion American-style consumer catharsis. Welcome to Best of Long Beach 2014: Shopping and Services.
In the first comprehensive survey of his work at a museum outside of Cuba since his 1999, Cuban artist Esterio Segura has an obsession with planes and the many metaphors attached to them. For him, the flying transporters represent freedom, migration, progress, change, and the capacity of human capability.