Sip LBC week isn't just about the drinks themselves but also about the art of crafting cocktails. Enter Cutthroat Cocktail tomorrow evening, the libation-centered competition which mimics the famed Kitchen version on television and aims to put some of Long Beach’s best beverage connoisseurs to the test. For the foodies obsessed with all-things-grub on TV, Chef Rahm Fama, host of Food Network’s Meat & Potatoes, will serve as emcee.
While the trans* community is getting a plethora of much-needed exposure, this isn’t to say that advocates haven’t been long at work in developing exposure. This includes the country’s only coast-to-coast festival dedicated to trans* film and performance, Gender Reel Film Festival, which has a home right here in Long Beach—thanks to the auspices of husband and husband team Leeroy Joyce and Darby Darling.
Letter to the Editor: "I was severely disappointed last week when I attended the public input session on the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool."