Archives for July 26, 2012

A Hero’s Battle: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ by KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions

We at KIDS FIRST! extend heartfelt condolences to all the families touched by the shooting in Aurora.

“The true test of a hero is to be able to face your darkest fears and rise above,” says KIDS FIRST! youth film critic Julianna Noone, age 12, in a very perceptive opening to her review of The Dark Knight Rises. This thought underlies much of the storyline of this final film in Christopher Nolan’s trilogy, and may sustain it in real life as it moves past the undeniably tragic occurrence that marked its opening weekend. [Read more…]

Penguin Parades Around Town / Aquarium of the Pacific

The non-profit Aquarium of the Pacific would like to share two videos with you!
Follow Maria the Magellanic Penguin as she journeys through Long Beach with the city’s Mayor Bob Foster and watch as she celebrates bicycle commuters. Both videos are available on the Aquarium’s YouTube.

Maria The Penguin’s Day with the Mayor

Aquarium of the Pacific Surprises Bike Commuters in Downtown Long Beach