Christine Nakamura is a Financial Services Professional at NYLIFE Securities LLC, Agent with New York Life Insurance Company. CA Insurance Lic. # OK47843. She leverages her extensive leadership and educational abilities to focus on her clients needs. Working carefully to create trust, build knowledge, and use that to develop a personalized strategy that fits clients and their goals. She and her husband, Steve Nakamura, also established “Ancient Vine Studio” six years ago in Long Beach to support a growing career in art. They raised two sons through the growing pains of high school and one joining the Marine Corps. As a wife, mom, and member of the Long Beach community she looks forward to helping others.
Intensively active in the arts community and focused on helping non-profits succeed in their endeavors. Christine is a very active Board Member for Musique Sur La Mer a fantastic children’s orchestra. She helped them make the permanent move to Long Beach as they celebrate their 20th anniversary, and they are an added bonus to the Shoreline village experience. Other organizations that have her full support; California Families in Focus, Long Beach Opera, Long Beach Architecture week, Long Beach Arts Council, and Ronald McDonald House. She loves the diversity of Long Beach and cares about the community.
Feline Good Social Club offers our guests a special opportunity to socialize with cats and people in a fun, comfortable, and playful environment. Guests are free to play with the cats while relaxing, working, or having a special event. The lounge will offer ample seating, complimentary Wi-Fi, and working space for everyone. Whether you are a cat lover or just want to try something new and exciting, we encourage you to experience Feline Good Social Club. Come visit us and enjoy a PURR-fectly wonderful time!
WHAT IS A CAT LOUNGE?
noun | cat · lounge
variants: or less commonly cat café
= A comfortable, casual establishment where guests can interact with cats in a safe and relaxed atmosphere with the goal of placing cats for adoption.
Singer. Pianist. Actor. Musician, Kevin Wood is the triple threat. Originally from Cody, Wyoming, Kevin Wood moved to Long Beach after traveling around the US as well as Canada with the national tour of the Broadway smash hit RENT. Kevin has been seen on stage in productions of Musical Theatre West’s “Wedding Singer”, “Bat Boy” (Stages Theatre) as well as a member of Orange County’s Gay Men’s Chorus “Men Alive” and at Downtown Disney in the acappella group “WestBeat”
Serving up live music Thursday through Sunday nights, Alex’s bar has become one of Long Beach’s best live music venues, “Turning down the suck since 2000”. From the decor to the killer sound system, great cocktails and friendly staff, they have it all. Alex’s bar is a staple for up and coming bands from far and wide. Drop in for some live music, good beer, trivia night or a classic 80’s night. You will not be disappointed.
Established in 1929, the Long Beach Playhouse has become a Landmark of the city and a staple for performances for decades. Producing over 12 shows annually, the Long Beach Playhouse cuts across age, gender, ethnic, and cultural boundaries to nurture and cultivate audiences. Their vision; To serve our diverse community with quality theatre, strong educational programs and collaborative efforts. To produce socially significant, classic and contemporary plays.
One of Long Beach’s best known attractions with over 1.5 million visitors every year. The Aquarium of the Pacific has been offering visitors from around the world a look at a collection of over 11,000 animals representing over 500 different species. In October of 2018 the Aquarium celebrated a milestone in the construction of its expansion, Pacific Visions, opening to the public in spring 2019, will house a state-of-the-art immersive theater, expanded special exhibition and art galleries, and additional space for live animal exhibits.
Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride, Inc. was established in October 1983 and produced the first annual Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival & Parade in June of 1984. Over the past several years, the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival & Parade has become the 3rd largest in the nation, now attracting over 80,000 participants over the two-day celebration. More than 200 marching groups and floats comprise the parade entries since 1995, representing various religious, human service, governmental and social organizations. Their mission statement; to engage in and support bridge building activities that educate, encourage and celebrate LGBT inclusion and pride. Coming in May 2019 the parade is held along Ocean blvd.
Aerial Butterflies are a dynamic circus performance company representing ground performance artist and performers in the air. From aerial dancers to stilt walkers, hula hoopers and more, they are sure to bring beauty and grace to any stage. You can catch them at most Long Beach events and even take a class with them at Groundwork Fitness. Make your next event fly with Aerial Butterflies.
From Beastie Boys to Journey, Knyght Ryder has got your favorite hits on lock! They are a kick-ass 80’s (and 90’s) tribute band rockin all over Long Beach. Be sure to catch them at the Gaslamp or hire them for your next event!
For all your abstract obsessions look no further, located in beautiful downtown Long Beach, Ca., The Dark Art Emporium is a diverse art gallery environment dedicated to showcasing the artists and creators that often fly under the radar of most people’s perception of fine art.
Here you will find everything from real human skulls, creepy dolls, unorthodox taxidermy, to low brow, and dark fine art.
The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) was founded in 1996 in Long Beach, California and serves the greater Los Angeles area. MOLAA is the only museum in the United States dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art. MOLAA expands knowledge and appreciation of modern and contemporary Latin American art through its Collection, ground-breaking Exhibitions, stimulating Educational Programs, and engaging Cultural Events.