Nico Barilla is the type of kid that enjoys being active. His parents, Michele and Chris, instilled this in him through their own lifestyle and love of sports. At the age of 9, the stellar athlete in Nico began to shine when he made it into his region’s Little League All-Stars team. It seemed that nothing could slow him down.
This Sunday, March 1, from 2:00PM to 4:00PM, the University Art Museum at Cal State Long Beach will be hosting a Family Day not to be missed, where children can learn about the profound and moving biology behind native California plants and their pollinating partners, bumblebees, by walking through the immersive underground nest installation in Jessica Rath’s A Better Nectar and participating in plant-based art projects.
Long Beach Comic Expo, in partnership with Geekfest Film Fest, the world’s first traveling film fest, and comic writer, rock musician and TV personality, Jesse Snider will host its largest show ever, the sixth annual expo at the Long Beach Convention Center starting Saturday, February 28 through Sunday, March 1.
Sanborn, who has released 24 albums to date, eight of which are certified gold, one certified platinum, contracted polio when he was three years old and learned how to play the saxaphone as a form of therapy. Now he takes the stage at the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center at Cal State Long Beach on March 15 to help benefit Rotary International’s End Polio Now campaign.
The U.S. Coffee Championships, presented by the Specialty Coffee Association of America and the Barista Guild of America hosted in Long Beach’s revamped Long Beach Convention Center arena, were a testament to just how quickly Long Beach is becoming recognizable as a destination for craft everything.