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Friday, Dec. 5 “A Christmas Carol,” South Coast Repertory Theater, 655 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa. Through Dec. 27, but excluding Christmas Day. Outriders, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. DJ Xclusive, White House, 340 S. Coast Hwy. Slingshot, 9 p.m., Marine Room...

Reindeer Retrace Their Footsteps

By Daniella Walsh | LB Indy Little did local actors Ava Burton and Mark Miller know when they first planned it, how timely their second staging of The Reindeer Monologues at the BC Space Gallery, would become. Written by Jeff Goode, the play pokes sharp-edged fun at Santa Claus,...

Workshop Captures Orchid in Mixed Media

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts is presenting a mixed-media workshop at Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Highway, Thursday, Dec. 11, from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Beginners and all levels are invited.    Working on a canvas support, participants will combine collage with acrylic...

Trio Performs Christmas Concert

  Laguna Beach Live! presents Celtic Consort of Hollywood, from 7-8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. The group consists of soprano Christina Linhardt, Susan Craig Winsberg on flute, and Shawna Selline on harp. They will be performing holiday...

Alliance Accepts Applications From Grant Seekers

Applications are now being accepted for the Seven Degrees of Inspiration grant, said Dora Wexell, executive director of the Laguna Beach arts venue. The $5000 grant is to provide support for an emerging or established Laguna Beach artist to develop and present an innovative arts...

On the Table

Cheese, Coming Right Up Take the mystery out of pairing wine with the Perfect Four Cheese Class with Starr Cornwall at The Cellar, 156 Avenida Del Mar, in San Clemente. Tickets, $40 to the 2:30 p.m. class on Saturday, Dec. 6 are available at:...

New Calendar Captures Laguna’s Best Side

Laguna local graphic artist and photographer Cliff Wassmann has released his Laguna Beach Wall Calendar featuring images of popular beaches around the city and monthly Laguna Beach event information as well as an illustrated map of downtown and South Laguna. The calendar is a...

Reindeer Retrace Their Footsteps

Little did local actors Ava Burton and Mark Miller know when they first planned it, how timely their second staging of The Reindeer Monologues, which opens at the BC Space Gallery on Thursday, Dec. 4, would become. Written by Jeff Goode, the play pokes sharp-edged fun at Santa...

Devout Artist Focuses Her Lens on Heaven

By Daniella Walsh | LB Indy   There was as time when Kerry Swank achieved acclaim making photographic portraits of members of California’s upper echelons. But, as it has turned out over time, she aimed much, much higher. Proclaiming herself as a person of faith, she said...

A Classic Christmas Tale Retold

  The Combining pop-rock, musical comedy and a 21st century sensibility, “Striking 12,” weaves Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fable “The Little Match Girl” with a modern-day New Year’s Eve twist. The holiday treat suitable for audiences of all ages begins previews at 7:30...

The Righteous Cure for Lupus

By Tracey Smith, Special to the Independent Music possesses a myriad of unique attributes that can elevate a mood or improve motivation, but it also has beneficial healing properties as well. This holiday season the gift of song will be given to residents, patients and fans by...

Fine Art Majors Exhibit at Local Galleries

Sixteen fine arts majors from the Laguna College of Art and Design will exhibit their paintings in 30 Laguna Beach art galleries as part of the college’s professional mentoring program during Art Walk Thursday, Dec. 4. The program pairs fine arts majors with member gallerists,...

Escapism on View

,“Life Candy,” a new exhibit at JoAnne Artman Gallery,  326 N. Coast Highway, opens on Monday, Dec. 1. The group exhibit welcomes audiences into a world where artist Shinji Murakami brings flat digital images into three dimensions, James Verbicky creates lush multimedia works...

Indy Calendar

Nov. 28 “A Christmas Carol,” South Coast Repertory Theater, 655 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa. Through Dec. 27, but excluding Christmas Day. Kalama Bros., 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. DJ Xclusive, White House, 340 S. Coast Hwy. Juke Joint Jokers, 9 p.m., Marine Room...

Devout Artist Focuses Her Lens on Heaven

There was as time when Kerry Swank achieved acclaim making photographic portraits of members of California’s upper echelons. But, as it has turned out over time, she aimed much, much higher. Proclaiming herself as a person of faith, she said that after years of deep prayer she...