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Unusual Instrumentalist Performs

Unusual Instrumentalist Performs

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 […]

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Chorale Concert Goes ‘Home’

Chorale Concert Goes ‘Home’

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.

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 Society Screens Oscar-Nominated Shorts

Society Screens Oscar-Nominated Shorts

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 […]

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Getting Out 11/15/13

Getting Out 11/15/13

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 […]

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Getting Out 11/8/13

Getting Out 11/8/13

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 […]

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Getting Out 11/1/13

Getting Out 11/1/13

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. […]

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Historic Venue Hosts Rock Concert

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. Despite the restrictions, the promoters […]

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Getting Out 10/18/13

Getting Out 10/18/13

Jazz Vocalist Heats Up the Back Bay Jazz vocalist Yve Evans accompanied by Bradley Austin Bobo on bass and vocals and Larry Washington on drums performs in concert on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Newport Beach’s Back Bay Bistro, 1131 Back Bay Dr. If you missed Evans perform at Laguna Beach Live’s sold-out Hotel Laguna concert […]

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Returning to Center Stage

Returning to Center Stage

Jazz-standards vocalist Maureen O’Sullivan, who put her performing career on hold when she became the mother of triplets, returns to center stage accompanying a jazz trio on Sundays, Oct. 13 and 20, at Mozambique Restaurant, 1740 S. Coast Highway. Now that her triplets are 13, the Laguna Beach native finds she can sneak in a […]

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What’s on the Menu

What’s on the Menu

Maro Grabs Most Delicious Dessert Award Maro Wood Grill’s banana bread pudding received the Golden Foodie Award for most delicious dessert and is the only restaurant in Laguna Beach that took home an award this year. The Golden Foodie Awards honors the best chefs, restaurants, food and drinks in the county and the winners are […]

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Getting Out 10/4/13

Getting Out 10/4/13

‘Fallen Angels’ Comes to the Playhouse The Laguna Playhouse presents a new look at a hilarious classic, written by Noël Coward and directed by Art Manke. “Fallen Angels” will begin previews on Tuesday, Oct. 8 and will open on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and run through Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Laguna Playhouse, […]

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Getting Out 9/27/13

Getting Out 9/27/13

Fall Celebrated in Common’s Special Menu Chef and owner Ryan Adams and his team at Three Seventy Common Kitchen+Drink restaurant in Laguna Beach are creating two hearty, rustically comforting dinners to honor Halloween and Thanksgiving. The restaurant is also offering guests a special cider cocktail. Cider-centric dishes will be available from Sept. 23 through Oct. […]

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Getting Out 9/20/13

Getting Out 9/20/13

Comedians Join the Tavern’s Crowd  A free comedy show at Hennessey’s Tavern in Laguna Beach called Brent Goodman Presents Stand Up Comedians will take place on Monday, Sept. 23, from 8-9 p.m. The show will be hosted by Brent Goodman and consist of six comedians, two from San Diego, and four from Hollywood. Afterwards, DJ Sunny […]

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Getting Out 9/13/13

Getting Out 9/13/13

A Competition to Last Five-Courses   Surf and Sand Resort is hosting its annual Beer vs. Wine event at its Splashes Restaurant on Friday, Sept. 13. The $125 per person meal includes salad, stuffed endive, lemon scallops, duck, and dessert. Guests will enjoy a five-course meal prepared by executive chef David Fuñe. Each course will be sampled with beer and […]

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Getting Out

Getting Out

Bluegrass Is Coming Back Laguna Beach Live! presents Prairie Sky, a contemporary bluegrass and acoustic music band, on Saturday, Sept. 15 for an afternoon of bluegrass and BBQ at Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. The concert begins at 4 p.m. Concert tickets are $15 for adults in advance and $18 at […]