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Archive for October, 2011

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Plein Air Contest is a Plain Success

Plein Air Contest is a Plain Success

The week-long, 13th Annual Laguna Beach Plein-Air Invitational was capped off last weekend with a collectors soirée and public art show at the Laguna Art Museum, both better attended and generating more sales than the year before. The 300 guests of the museum and Laguna Plein-Air Painters Association enjoyed food, libations and live jazz by […]

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Girl Pack Invades a Men’s Art Club

Girl Pack Invades a Men’s Art Club

Art-buying members of the Pacific Art Foundation, usually treated to get-togethers with artists represented by a single gallery owner, this year can expect a broader perspective, literally and figuratively. After 17 years spotlighting a single gallery, the foundation’s “Meet the Artists” event Oct. 26 at Newport Beach’s Pacific Club, 4110 MacArthur Blvd., will feature four […]

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Culture Karma

Culture Karma

You know fall has arrived for sure when Santa Ana winds suddenly blow in with hot air that lands on stage at the Forum Theater. Tourists are largely gone and the town celebrates with its unique “Roast of the Coast” which is perhaps, beyond the Pageant of the Masters, the truly quintessential Laguna cultural icon.

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Mandela’s Indelible Mark Infuses Show

Mandela’s Indelible Mark Infuses Show

Gallery McCollom hosts a solo show, “Dreamings: Aboriginal-inspired works by Gabrielle Pool,” with an opening 6 p.m. reception for the New Zealand-born artist on Oct. 22, 206 N. Coast Highway. Pool is emerging as one of Australia’s leading artists and has exhibited in her native country, Japan and Europe. Her inspiration stems from the traditions […]

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Band Tunes Up for ‘Spooktacular’ Concert

Band Tunes Up for ‘Spooktacular’ Concert

The Laguna Concert Band performs on the Laguna Playhouse stage Sunday, Oct. 30, in a 3 p.m. concert with a special twist appropriate for all Hallows Eve. Multi-instrumentalist Gary Gould will show off his skill at theremin, which emits an eerie sound popularized in soundtracks such as “Spellbound”, “The Lost Weekend”, and “The Day The […]

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The Write Stuff

The Write Stuff

Laguna Beach Books welcomes David R. Stoecklein, author of “Southern California Coastal Mountains to the Sea” to the store Friday, Oct. 21, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., 1200 S. Coast Highway.

He’ll be joined at the book signing and presentation Michael O’Connell, executive director of the Irvine Ranch Conservancy.

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Deadline Near for Entry in Summer Festival

Deadline Near for Entry in Summer Festival

The– California’s Premier Fine Art Show is a prestigious, highly competitive, regional juried fine art show featuring original artwork by southern Orange County’s finest artists.  The 2012 show will run July 1 through August 31.   Artists interested in entering the 2012 Festival of Arts should submit a CD with three digital images per media […]

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Octoberfest Shows Anneliese’s German Roots

Octoberfest Shows Anneliese’s German Roots

Hosts Join SEEDS and its partner Anneliese Schools at the annual Oktoberfest, Saturday, Oct. 29, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road.   This German festival is for the entire family and will feature authentic German food, including soft pretzels and bratwurst. There will be games, a bounce house and swing ride and […]

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McWeather or Not

McWeather or Not

It sure was a dank Monday here at the beach, but there was bright sunshine all day at Top of the World. As long as you were above about 500 feet the skies were good to go. That’s how condensed the marine layer was today. Sure it was cold and clammy at the beach, but it’s O.K because like the old saying goes, the worst day in Laguna is 40,000 times better than the best day in Pomona!

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Community Datebook

Community Datebook

Stretching for Good, Drive A Vampire Crazy; Give Blood, Marine Mammal Center Seeks New Director, Scouts Collecting Food, Drug Collection Day Set, Salve for Holiday Grieving, Gallery Party Supports Global Grins,

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Passings

Passings

Victoia Ann Buzzo and Dennis Ekstrom

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Exchange Club Samples Shakespeare

Exchange Club Samples Shakespeare

The Jason Feddy Band plus John Gardiner present “Shakespeare’s Fool”, songs and speeches from the plays of William Shakespeare on Monday, Oct. 24, an Exchange Club benefit taking place at the Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave.   The benefit’s proceeds assist programs preventing child abuse and other Exchange Club projects.   Participants will enjoy a […]

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Realtors Accepting Grant Applications

Realtors Accepting Grant Applications

The Laguna Board of Realtors and Affiliates Charitable Assistance Fund will accept written grant applications for donations from its 2012 Laguna Beach fundraising events through Nov. 15. Proceeds are donated to local nonprofits and the Realtors’ general fund. Priority is given to groups generally smaller in size that serve local needs and do not have […]

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Cub Scouts Learn Recycling Firsthand

Cub Scouts Learn Recycling Firsthand

Thirty-two members of Cub Scout Pack 35 visited the Waste Management Recycling Center in Santa Ana recently to learn more about recycling Among the lessons learned by the Cubs and their parents was the surprising message that paper can be recycled regardless of it being wet or dirty.  The Scouts also learned about how a […]

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Indy Calendar, Oct. 21-27, 2011

Indy Calendar, Oct. 21-27, 2011

  Friday, Oct. 21   Sawdust Art Festival art classes: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also Saturday.   Jazz with pianist Giovanni Miradi at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com   The Strangers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027   Party Foul, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com  949-715-7777 […]