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‘Contemporary Abstraction’ Extends it’s Stay

Art exhibit “Contemporary Abstraction,” at The CAP Gallery, 260 Ocean Ave., has been extended to run to Saturday, Aug. 20. The exhibit juried by Ellie Blankfort and showcases the works of Kate Cohen, Halverson Frazier and Fred Hope. Viewers are given an opportunity to...

Songs of the American West To Be Sung

Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley will present Songs of the American West in a concert Saturday, June 25, at 7 p.m. at the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club, 286 St. Ann’s Dr. Tickets, $12-$15 are available at masterchoralesv.org. Accompanied by guitar, fiddle and mandolin, the program...

Show’s Inspiration Rises from Below Ground

In “Buyer and Cellar,” Laguna Playhouse’s latest offering, wordplay in the title signals what’s to come on stage. Sprung from Jonathan Tolins’ imagination, the cellar is Barbra Streisand’s underground replica of an 18th century Main Street assembled in the basement of a barn...

Gallery Adds Gleam to Solstice Party

BC Space Gallery hosts a special summer solstice celebration Monday, June 20, from 3-6 p.m. with a performance by guitar virtuoso Eric Henderson and a reading by local poet John Gardiner. The event, free to the public, will take place at the gallery, currently exhibiti...

Jazz Wednesdays Returns

Tickets are on sale for the Laguna Beach Live! jazz Wednesdays in the Hotel Laguna’s rose garden, 425 S. Coast Highway. The Afro-Cuban ensemble Homenaje kicks off the series at 6 p.m. series on June 22. Tickets, $20-$24 are available at lagunabeachlive.org.  

Local Author Discusses New Book

Local psychologist and psychoanalyst Christal Daehnert, will appear at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway on Sunday, June 26, from 3 to 5 p.m. with her illustrator, Christen Phillips to discuss their book, “Kelly Finds a Way.” The character Kelly falls inside her mother’s...

Special Events Mark Art-A-Fair’s 50th Season

Juried fine art festival Laguna Art-A-Fair, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, will open its gates on Friday, June 24, at 10 a.m. with a Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting, free entry and a golden ticket contest entry for those attending the ribbon cutting. Customers who...

New Mural Embellishes Sawdust Art Festival

Artist Rolland Berry creates the mural "Heritage" as a gift to the Sawdust Art Festival, which opens its 50th season next Friday, June 24.

Celebrate Summer With Music

The ninth annual Laguna Beach Fête de la Musique, a day of free music celebrating the start of summer internationally, will take place in downtown Laguna Beach on Saturday, June 18. Performances will take place mostly at 35 outdoor locations along Forest Avenue, Ocean Avenue and...

Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters Set to Open

This year’s Festival of Arts and the Pageant of the Masters open on July 7 and run through Aug. 31 on the Festival of Arts grounds and the Irvine Bowl. Throughout the summer, there will be live music concerts and art workshops for adults and children, wine and chocolate tastings,...

Photographer Lu Ross Accepted Into Wildling Museum Exhibit

Photographer Lu Ross, a permanent member at Quorum Art Gallery in Laguna Beach and an exhibitor in Laguna’s Art-A-Fair, had her piece titled “Reflections” selected by the Wildling Museum of Art and Nature in Solvang to represent Yosemite National Park in its exhibit...

Playhouse Season Finale Opens

Laguna Playhouse’s final show of the season, “Buyer and Cellar,” starring Emerson Collins, will open on Saturday, June 4, and run through Sunday, June 26. Alex takes a job working in the Malibu basement “shopping mall” of “Funny Girl” megastar Barbara Streisand in the comedy...

Students Open Their Portfolio

The annual Laguna College of Art and Design thesis exhibition will host an opening reception, Saturday, June 18, between 5-8 p.m., at Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. “Emerging Masters 2” is made up of drawings and paintings from LCAD thesis artists and runs through Sunday, July...

Kim Hooper Discusses Her Latest Novel

Dana Point author Kim Hooper will talk about her latest book, “People Who Knew Me,” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5 at, Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. Hooper’s protagonist must confront her past in order to secure the future of her daughter. Poets Read Their Winning...

Indy on Arts

Friday, June 3 David Bowie tribute, 6:30 p.m. Sunset Serenade, Heisler Park Amphitheater. Free. Sissy Gallo, 7 p.m., Big Fish Tavern, 540 S. Coast Hwy. #200. Adam Lasher, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. Slingshot, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave. Nick I...