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The Thing About Twitter

The Thing About Twitter

I found a writers’ community at Twitter. Writers of all types. Editors. Publishers. Book reviewers. E-zines. Lit-zines. Indy book promoters. Strangers all, until the first reply, the retweet, the favorite. Suddenly, friendly acquaintances. Bonded by mutual interest. What I like best about a Twitter feed is the focus. We tweet about reading and writing. We […]

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Indy Calendar March 14-20, 2014

Indy Calendar March 14-20, 2014

Friday, March 14 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: Jewelry, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Also 3/15.  www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030 Artist Live Work Project reception, 6-9 p.m. Coast Inn, Coast Highway and Mountain Street. Common Ground, 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, Sat. […]

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Exhibit Reveals the Soul of Warriors

Exhibit Reveals the Soul of Warriors

  A seated man holds a hyena, an animal not exactly known for its docility, as if he were holding a lamb. Both man and beast appear at peace, having reached a common point of introspection. And, while the animal’s face has an articulated vaguely human look, the man’s face is more roughly rendered, save […]

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Where Activism and Art Converge

Where Activism and Art Converge

By Daniella Walsh A black and white photograph focuses on a mother reading to her son. The caption under the image by photojournalist and author James Lerager identifies the woman as Debbie Baker, one of the countless “downwinders” affected by the 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear explosion. She blamed her son’s Down syndrome on radio-active […]

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Art Seen

Art Seen

Campbell Presents at LOCA Art Club Laguna Outreach for Community Arts invites the public to join a discussion with painter Sandra Jones Campbell on Thursday March 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Pacific Edge Gallery, 540 S. Coast Highway. Campbell will present 35 oils, of portraits and figures, in a style comparable to the […]

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Staging a Lesson in Speed Reading

Staging a Lesson in Speed Reading

 Chameleon-like actors whip through 83 books in 98 minutes in the Reduced Shakespeare Company’s production of “All the Great Books (abridged),” which opens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Laguna Playhouse.  “You will laugh yourself silly as these five terrific performers bring you a literal library full of every book you have ever, or […]

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 Local Author Adds a Title

Local Author Adds a Title

“When I Grow Up I Want to Be… a Firefighter!” is the latest addition to the series of books created by local author Kim Ressler. The series seeks to inspire by introducing young readers to people who serve their community through their vocations. The new title is now available at amazon.com. and other retailers.

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After the Storm

After the Storm

A wave of disappointment enveloped our city due to the necessary cancellation of our 48th Patriot’s Day Parade, scheduled for March 1. Meticulous planning and countless hours of volunteer efforts plus money spent without the satisfaction of successful completion brings a flurry of unintended outcomes of the mostly negative kind. I say mostly for a […]

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IndyCalendar

IndyCalendar

Friday, March 7 Sawdust Art Festival Classes: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also 3/6. Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Hwy. 949-715-7777 Jason Feddy, 8:30 p.m., Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Hwy. 949-494-1151. The Universals, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave, 949-494-3027 Lowly Spects and Ryan Webster, 8 […]

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Where Activism and Art Converge

Where Activism and Art Converge

A black and white photograph focuses on a mother reading to her son. The caption under the image by photojournalist and author James Lerager identifies the woman as Debbie Baker, one of the countless “downwinders” affected by the 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear explosion. She blamed her son’s Down syndrome on radio-active fallout and sued […]

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Thiebaud Revealed Through the Lens of Friendship

Thiebaud Revealed Through the Lens of Friendship

  Slices of cake, cupcakes dripping with frosting, ice cream cones and gum ball machines rendered in oil paint rather than flour and sugar might momentarily fool the senses and blur distinctions between a sweet shop and the Laguna Art Museum’s newest exhibit, “Wayne Thiebaud: American Memories.” Comprised of nearly 60 paintings selected by the […]

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Authors Share Their Sources of Inspiration

Authors Share Their Sources of Inspiration

A diverse foursome — an actress and an architect, a Canadian and an Israeli –  share in common both penning best sellers and the spotlight at the American Association of University Women’s annual literary lunch on Saturday, March 8. The 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. event at the Surf & Sand Resort includes a silent […]

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Tasting and Toasting the Town

Tasting and Toasting the Town

Celebrate Good Taste, billed by promoters Visit Laguna Beach as a three-day culinary adventure, takes place March 7-9, with prix fixe menus, dinners with food and beverage pairings, and seating at chef’s tables in many Laguna Beach hotels and restaurants. March 7: The Rooftop Lounge at hotel La Casa del Camino, 1289 S. Coast Highway, […]

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Vocalist Performs for Jazz Wednesdays

Vocalist Performs for Jazz Wednesdays

The Katie Thiroux Quartet performs on Wednesday, March 5, at Seven-Degrees, 891 Laguna Canyon Rd., from 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door and can be ordered at www.lagunabeachlive.org or by phone at 949-715-9713.           Festival Pushes Music’s Boundaries Cal State Fullerton’s annual New Music Festival […]

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Art Seen

Art Seen

Outsider Explores OC’s Culture “Greetings From the OC,” an exhibition of work by artist David Blake, opens to the public at Laguna Beach’s AR4T gallery, 1175 S. Coast Highway, on Thursday, March 6, during Art Walk. Blake unabashedly dives headfirst into the stigma of Southern California culture. He uses silkscreen-printing techniques, painting acrylic and encaustic […]