Artists Welcome Visitors to Their Studios Art enthusiasts are invited to visit local professional artists in their work spaces on Saturday, Jan. 4, during Laguna Beach Artist Open Studios, a free event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants can also catch a free shuttle service from the ACT V parking lot, 1900 Laguna Canyon […]
Category: Getting Out
The Irvine Museum opens “California Scene Paintings: 1920s-1970s,” a special exhibition from Jan. 18 to May 8, guest curated by Gordon T. McClelland. Part of the larger Regionalist art movement of the 1930s-1970s era, California Scene Painting–a term first […]
Local resident and vocalist Maureen O’Sullivan sings jazz standards from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, at Mozambique restaurant, 1740 S Coast Highway. She is in great company with established accompanists Ron Kobayashi, Llew Mathews, Doug Ross and Yasmin Wevers. Museum Hosts Sax Quartet Performance Laguna […]
Six comedians from Southern California will be featured in Brent Goodman Presents Stand Up Comedians, taking place at Hennessey’s Tavern on Thursday, Jan. 2, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Coinciding with Art Walk, the show will take place in the upstairs bar at Hennessey’s, 213 Ocean Ave. Appetizers and drinks will be half off and […]
Friday, Dec. 20 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m. Form folded bracelet w. Annette Doreng-Stearns. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also 12/21. Nick I & A.D.D., 9 p.m. Mozambique, 1740 Coast Hwy. www.mozambiqueoc.com 949-715-7777 Jason Feddy, 8:30 p.m., Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Hwy. 949-494-1151. Also 12/21 The Pawnshop Kings, 6 p.m. The Cliff Restaurant, 507 S. […]
By Rita Robinson | LB Indy After three months of self-imposed restraint, “Lagunatics” will let loose their skewed sense of ethnocentric humor on the local stage once again. The 29 volunteer cast members of the annual spoof on la vida de la Laguna were sequestered from using the stage at the Forum Theater on the […]
The public is invited to a musical Christmas celebration hosted by Laguna Presbyterian Church’s Clippers group on Friday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. in Tankersley Hall. Keyboard player Dan Reckard, a member of the church’s praise band, will perform with Los Angeles vocalist Kana Shimanuki. The pair recently collaborated in a recording for an upcoming […]
Mark Miller and Ava Burton team up for an atypical telling of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, returning to BC Space next Thursday, Dec. 19, for a one night show. Seating is limited. Reserve seats at BC Space Gallery, 285 Forest Ave, 310.948.5798.
Matt Venuti, who plays a hand-sculpted instrument known as a “hang”, performs in a rare live concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Cho’s Academy, 1966 S. Coast Highway. Proceeds from the concert will benefit The American Red Cross, Save the Children and The Orange County Food Bank. Tickets are $25 or $20 with […]
The Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley’s annual holiday concert program, “Home for the Holidays,” takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Laguna Beach’s St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace. The program features holiday favorites and complimentary wassail and goodies afterwards.
Laguna Beach Film society presents 15 Oscar-nominated short films including animated, live action and documentaries on Thursday, Dec. 19. A wine and holiday potluck reception at 6 p.m. at the Laguna Art Museum precedes the 7 p.m. screening at South Coast Cinema, 162 S. Coast Highway. The show is free to members of the Laguna […]
Summer Academies in the Arts Students wishing to experience life as an undergraduate at the Clair Trevor School for the Arts on the UC Irvine campus can take advantage of small classes in visual arts, dance, technical theatre and music that are offered throughout the summer. Taught by faculty and professionals in their fields, the […]
Testing a Talent for Sleuthing Are your detective skills good enough to solve a murder? Sign up as a team of two to six people and find out on a walking tour throughout Laguna Beach looking for clues to solve the mystery. The next sleuthing outing is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 16, says San Clemente’s […]
Historic Venue Hosts Rock Concert By Donna Furey, Special to the Independent For the first time in nearly a decade, a rock show plugs in at the Festival of Arts’ grounds on Saturday, Nov. 2, starting at 5:30 p.m. and closing out by 9:30 p.m., before the headliner at a typical concert takes the stage. […]
By Donna Furey, Special to the Independent For the first time in nearly a decade, a rock show plugs in at the Festival of Arts’ grounds on Saturday, Nov. 2, starting at 5:30 p.m. and closing out by 9:30 p.m., before the headliner at a typical concert takes the stage. Despite the restrictions, the promoters […]