Calling all Long Beach community members, this one's for you...join your neighbors for a FREE power-to-the-planet celebration at Kress Market in honor of Mother Earth!
Featuring spirited performances of some of your favorite folk, reggae, and classic rock songs (don't be afraid to sing along!), as well as raw, social justice-flavored spoken word, and other inspiring orations by local artists, musicians, and poets.
Kress Market Presents A Celebration for Mother Earth headliners will include:
Musician/vocalist Brandi Alexander
Musician/vocalist Theresa Berg
Guest speaker Rachel Bruhnke!
Rachel teaches Environmental Engineering, and is a candidate for Assembly District 70, Long Beach, San Pedro and Catalina. She will be speaking about how Americans must transition our economy-and our lives-to reverse catastrophic climate change and environmental degradation.
Musicians/vocalists James and Liam Cox
Musician/vocalist Valerie Duran
Guest speaker Maria Estrada!
Maria is a candidate for District 63 State Assembly which covers Maywood, Bell, Cudahy, Southgate, Lynnwood, Paramount, Lakewood and Long Beach. She will be speaking about environmental improvements that will help our community.
Guest speaker Ben Fisher of LB Holistic Tree will be speaking on the importance of and keys to healthy trees as well as their role in making a healthier environment for all.
Guest speaker Elliot Gonzales
Elliott is a member of the Sustainability Commission for the City of Long Beach and a candidate for District 70 State Assembly which covers San Pedro, Long Beach and Catalina. He is working towards 100% renewable energy by 2035. Elliott will be speaking on environmental issues and their impact on our community.
Musician/vocalist/poet Erin Foley
Musician/vocalist Betzi Learning
Musician/vocalist Arlan of Long Beach Unplugged
Guest speaker Richard Madeira
Richard is a founding member of the Long Beach Vets for Peace. He will be speaking on how war effects our environment and it's impact on climate change.
Musician/vocalist Rose Redbirdi
Guest speaker Naida Tushnet!
Naida is a founding member of The Long Beach Area Peace Network, or LBAPN. LBAPN is heir to a long tradition of peace and justice activism since before the invasion of Iraq. She will be speaking about war and its effects on our climate.
Musician/vocalist/poet Charles Whitehead
The band, "The Kind Kind"
And more TBA
(The Best Deli In The LBC)
443 Pine Ave.
Long Beach, California
**There is FREE 2-hour PARKING a block away on 5th avenue between Pine Ave and LB Blvd.**