Marathon weekend brings with it a slew of exciting events and and plenty of ways to burn some calories. But what if you want to branch out and experience Long Beach in something other than running gear and sunblock? Check out the Post's picks for a variety of weather-proof events, in our usual top five things to do this weekend.
The Arts Council for Long Beach (ACLB) annually hosts State of the Arts, which celebrates local artists and progress in the arts community by giving the council an opportunity to present upcoming projects and new grants. Friday morning's occasion was held at the Museum of Latin American Art for the first time, and Mayor Robert Garcia, who has continually supported the arts, presented this year’s artist awards in a new-found partnership with ACLB.