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Concert Combines Music with Medicine

A concert intended to demonstrate the healing power of music is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Laguna Woods Clubhouse 3 Theatre, 23822 Avenida Sevilla. The “Music Heals Project” is a collaboration between neurosurgeon Christopher Duma, founder of the Foundation for...

On the Table

Drinking Up Fall’s Best Flavor Craving pumpkin pie, but don’t want to overindulge on sugar? nekter Juice Bar offers a pumpkin spice smoothie blended with dates, cinnamon, nutmeg, agave, raw house-made cashew milk, and ice. The $4.75 16 ounce pumpkin smoothie tastes like pie, but...

Indy Arts Calendar

Friday, Oct. 31 Bruce White’s Annual Dead Man’s Party and Costume Ball, 9 p.m., White House, 340 S. Coast Hwy. $20. Halloween Spectacular, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave. $5. Costume contest. Halloween Bash, Past Action Heroes, 9 p.m. Costume contest. Mozambique, 1740...
Posted On 30 Oct 2014

Recruits Play Role in Temporal Art’s Creation

By Daniella Walsh Roughly 200 people, double that number if artist Lita Albuquerque has her way, will spill out of the Laguna Art Museum next month dressed in requisite white trousers and long-sleeved t-shirts to follow the graceful arc of the Laguna Beach shoreline. The...

Art Seen

Walls’ Photos Earn Awards Images by photographer Cheyne Walls received multiple awards in three international competitions. His award-winning artwork of Yosemite National Park, Death Valley, and Los Angeles will be on display during a special reception with the artist...

Stabler Performs Her Originals at Mozambique

Local resident Shaena Stabler performs a full set of original tunes from her debut recording Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Mozambique restaurant. Her 9 p.m. show is preceded by Jill Moran and Connie Lim performing sets at 7 and 8, respectively. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door....

Think Global, Dance Local

Laguna Beach Live! presents a concert by Todo Mundo, nominated the best world music band by the San Diego Music Awards for their blend of Spanish rumba, reggae, samba and bossa nova. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, with dance lessons and a special wine-tasting...

Indy Calendar

  Friday, Oct. 24 Cultural pageant with visiting monks, 7 p.m., Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Drive. Kalama Bros., 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. “Year of Magical Thinking”, 7:30 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. 949 497-2787....

Art for Amity

Ed Solomon and Maryann Del Pizzo, founders of TIMOTCA, are dedicated to showing 
how artwork can bridge cultures and promote peace around the world. By Ashley Ryan Over the last 30-plus years, longtime Laguna residents Ed Solomon and Maryann Del Pizzo have strived to connect...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014

Examining our Environment

Painter Hyatt Moore and watercolorist Lorraine Adler provide a realistic take on nature—from human figures to colorful fruits and flowers, they reveal the beauty of life and inspire us to give the world a second look. Section by Ashley Ryan HYATT MOORE (Sandstone Gallery) Home...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014

Indy Calendar

Friday, Oct. 17 Nick I, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. DJ Xclusiv, 9:30 p.m., White House, 340 S. Coast Hwy. Smooth Sounds of Santana, 8 p.m., The Coach House, 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949 496-8930. $15. Andrew Bloom Band, 7 p.m., Cliff...

Outdoor Painters Hang Their Best Work

The 35 artists painting throughout Laguna Beach’s coastal canyons and scenic coves as part of the Plein Air Painters Association invitational will compete for a $10,000 best in show award at the Afternoon Collectors’ Soirée, Saturday, Oct. 18. The gala and public sale the...
Posted On 16 Oct 2014

Travel Writer’s Exploits Re-examined

A new book by R. Scott Williams about Richard Halliburton, the famous adventurer who completed his dream home in 1938, a modern structure known as Hangover House built on a hillside in Laguna Beach, is about to be released by The History Press. “The Forgotten Adventures of...

On the Table

Boat-to-Plate Chef Catches the Moment In honor of National seafood Month, food truck turned restaurant, Slapfish, 211 Broadway St., will introduce new specials in October. Chef Andrew Gruel, starring as a guest judge on Food Network’s Food Truck Face Off, will offer a striped sea...

Posted On 16 Oct 2014