Quantcast
949-715-4100

Art Seen

Exhibit Showcases Thesis Projects by Fine Arts Students

An exhibition of work by eight seniors in the Laguna College of Art and Design’s fine arts program opens at the college’s satellite gallery, 374 Ocean Ave., Thursday, May 4, with 6 p.m. Art Walk reception. The exhibition offers a selection of work developed for senior’s thesis...

Last Chance to See Group show at Virga Gallery

“Expressions,” a 33-artist show at Virga Gallery, 305 N. Coast Highway, will conclude Sunday, April 23. Nearly all of the artists, working in varying styles using different subjects, are from Laguna Beach. More information at: Virgaart.com. or 949-338-0554.      ...

Tiny Hats Tip for LOCA’s Cabaret

Laguna Outreach for Community Art’s Grand Cabaret fundraising party takes place from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, at Sandra Jones Campbell studio, 2173 Laguna Canyon Rd. Hats devised in a workshop led by painter and fashion designer Brad Elsberry recently will be on display....

Art Profiles

Newly Restored Painting Reveals Early Laguna

A work by early plein air artist William Griffith and never exhibited publicly before is on display at City Hall. It was donated by a great-grandson of a Laguna Beach homesteader.

Ancient Messenger Receives a Modern Makeover

By Susan Anderson, Special to the Independent Artist Annette Wimmer unveiled her latest work, “Mercury Rising,” among friends at a reception earlier this at her painting studio and salon in Laguna Beach. Wimmer moved to Laguna Beach from Munich after marrying Paul Brian in 1985....

One Show Only for Greg Lyons Trio

Laguna local and percussionist Greg Lyons performs with David Pope and Matt Smiley at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at No Square Theatre, 384 Legion St. Dinner by The White House is served al fresco 50 minutes before the show for $10. The jazz trio plays original music, contemporary,...

Subscribe


Join the Local's List


Getting Out

Journey With Artists

“Going Home – A Journey with Terrell Washington Anansi” is a two day event at Neighborhood Church, 340 St. Anne’s Dr., Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29. Anansi focuses on the importance of the human voice in spoken-word and song as well as musical sounds, dance and...

Honk for Honk

Members of Honk plan a special benefit and live performance of music from the legendary “5 Summer Stories” film Wednesday, April 26, which will accompany the musicians. Billed as a living documentary on the history of Honk, the audience will learn the backstory behind their sense...

Experience Dance in a Unique Setting

Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, the former home of San Clemente’s founder, has commissioned three dance companies to create site-specific choreography for its dance series, Casa Kinetic: Contemporary Dance Collective. The work premiers at 7 p.m. Friday, April 21, with...

Write Stuff

Stahl on Grand-parenting and Journalism

By Cassandra Reinhart, Special to the Independent Veteran broadcast journalist Lesley Stahl, a White House correspondent for CBS News during three presidencies and a 25-year “60 Minutes” correspondent, spoke Friday evening at the Norman P. Murray Community Center in Mission Viejo...

Prison Psychiatrist Shares Life Experiences

Local author Dr. Edward Kaufman will discuss ‘Tales of a Prison Psychiatrist: 50 Years of Criminalization of the Mentally Ill and Addicted,” at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. Using the stories of mentally ill and addicted patients and...

Female Pro Baseball Player Shares Her Story

Laguna Beach author Jean Hastings Ardell and her co-author, baseball player Ila Jane Borders, will discuss their new book, “Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23, with a reading at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. They tell the story...

A Feast to Satisfy the Mind and Palate

Author Nicole Gulotta will discuss her new book “Eat This Poem: A Literary Feast Inspired by Poetry” at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. The 25 poems in the book from such poets as Marge Piercy, Louise Glück, Mark Strand, Mary Oliver, Billy...

Local Author Explores Letting Go

Laguna Beach author Dori Scarano talks about her first novel, “Millie’s Butterflies,” at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway, from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, April 2. The author describes the novel as a navigational road map for mending hearts, restoring relationships and finding...

Author Examines the McDonald’s Fortune Giveaway

Author and journalist Lisa Napoli will discuss her new book, “Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away” at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. Hers is an American tale of corporate intrigue and...