The Malibu Community Alliance (MCA) hosted a Summer Soulstice event in coordination with the International Dark-Sky Association on Saturday, June 20.
The event included speeches from several noted experts, including Dr. Erik Petigura, astronomer and planet-finder, Deborah Burnett, who specializes in light, health, and wellness, and James Benya, who currently serves on the International Dark-Sky Association board.
In addition to the speeches, the event included musical performances by Louis Price, former lead singer from the Temptations and Cat Evers, a local Malibu High School student and the band, Plus One.
MCA is working to “preserve Malibu as a dark-sky community” and its goal is “to raise funds to further educate the public and widen outreach,” according to a release sent from the group.
The event took place at the home of Julia and Lester Tobias, and was attended by over 80 guests.