EAUX CLAIRES MUSIC FEST GETS ITS OWN CRAFT BEER
New Belgium Brewing and The Brewery Projekt have partnered to create a signature beer for this year’s Eaux Claires Music and Art Festival in Wisconsin. The hazy pale ale will be called IV in honor of the event’s fourth edition happening from July 6-7 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The ale will be available at select Wisconsin and Minnesota retailers. “Taking our cues from the festival’s mission to elevate and celebrate art in all forms, we set out to showcase our craft by creating a beer packed full of juicy hop flavors that compliment what we hope are two lovely July days in Eau Claire,” said Ross Koenigs from New Belgium, which is the official craft beer sponsor of the festival.
COUNTRY ARTIST CAM HITTING THE ROAD WITH SAM SMITH
California country singer Cam is going out on tour with superstar Sam Smith. Beginning June 18 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Cam will join Smith for the North American leg of his The Thrill of It All tour. Cam will open for Smith on 22 dates that include stops in Montreal, Detroit, New York, Nashville, Tampa, and Austin. The tour with Cam will come to a close on July 27 in Mexico City. Cam previously opened for Smith at two of his sold-out shows at the O2 Arena in London earlier this year.
LA’S DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITY PARTNERS WITH ANGEL CITY GAMES
The Los Angeles Department of Disability has teamed up with Angel City Games, which provides adaptive sports opportunities in Southern California for children, adults and veterans with physical differences and impairments. The Department will assist the 4th annual edition of the event with community outreach to identify new athletes, sharing volunteering opportunities, connecting the games to disability service organizations in the metro L.A. area, and broadening the awareness of the importance of sports and recreation for people with physical disabilities. This year’s Games will offer numerous exciting elements, such as five Adaptive Sports Competitions, five amazing Sports Clinics, an Awards Gala, Great Games Family Cookout, Celebrity Wheelchair Basketball Game, and a Fun Zonefor kids between June 21-24 at University of California, Los Angeles.