Monday , Jan. 27 Michael Rosas, 8 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave, 949-494-3027 Tuesday, Jan. 28 Andrew Corradini, 8 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave, 949-494-3027 Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriter’s Showcase, 7:30 p.m., Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Open Mic night, 6 p.m., Ocean Avenue Brewing Co. 237 Ocean Ave. www.oceanbrewing.com […]
Friday, Jan. 17 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also 1/18. Crimson Crowbar, 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 1/18. The Strangers, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave, 949-494-3027 Wild Child, 8 p.m., […]
Crafting a Culture Leanne Cairnes manufactures eco-friendly handbags as a cottage business, Belyn Designs. She works closely with fabric designers to evoke natural settings like tree branches and flowers, and last season scored a holiday order with retailer Anthropologie online. Cairnes sews more than textiles. She stitches together creative entrepreneurs through a new venture called […]
Nonprofit organizations that sponsor community oriented programs in all arts disciplines in the city of Laguna Beach are invited to apply for arts grants from the Festival of Arts Foundation. Grant applications are available online at LagunaFestivalofArts.org or may be picked up at the Festival of Arts office, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd. The deadline is […]
A new hands-on art-making program offered on the third Sunday of every month by the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr., gives children and their families a chance to create a piece of art inspired by one of the museum exhibitions. Kids Art Studio begins Sunday, Jan. 19 from 2-4 p.m. The program is […]
Local resident and guitar virtuoso Toulouse Engelhardt with John York will play ‘60s style folk /rock music at an IVC Scholarship Benefit Concert Feb. 6. The 8 p.m. concert takes place at the college’s Performing Arts Center, 500 Irvine Center Dr., Irvine. Tickets are $20-$25 at the door.
Laguna Outreach for Community Arts has collaborated with Laguna Nursery to offer 50 Shades of Green, a garden-themed art workshops designed for adults 16 and up, with any skill level. The first class, mixed-media will be led by Michele Taylor on Thursday, Jan. 16, and watercolor led by Lydia Delgado follows on Thursday, Jan. 23. […]
A monthly artist spotlight exhibit at Forest & Ocean Gallery features work by ceramic artist Stuart Hack and the cultural photographs of Ron Azevedo. The public is invited to a reception with the artists Saturday, Jan. 18, 6 – 9 p.m. at 480 Ocean Ave. Also on display are the photographs of Laguna Beach […]
Matt Venuti will be performing in a special concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, at Lotus Yoga, 1966 S. Coast Highway. During a previous visit, Lotus Yoga Laguna raised over $100 and a a truckload of food donations for the Orange County Food Bank.
Laguna Beach Live’s line-up for Jazz Wednesdays shifts venues to Seven Degrees, 891 Laguna Canyon Road, and kicks off with the Latin Jazz Syndicate, featuring Bijon Watson on trumpet, on Jan. 15. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, and a season subscription costs $105 for all seven concerts. The series includes […]
Tony Bennett may croon about losing his heart in San Francisco, but a well-documented number of A-list celebrities embrace Laguna Beach with body and soul. Those include rock stars Gunnar and Matthew Nelson, twin sons of celebrated ‘60s era teen idol Ricky Nelson and grandsons of TV icons Ozzie and Harriet Nelson. Gunnar and Matthew […]
By Donna Furey, Special to the Independent Whether you can still recall feeding a quarter into a juke box and dialing up “I Walk the Line” or you’ve yet to meet country music’s “man in black,” “Ring of Fire,” which opens at Laguna Playhouse on Saturday, Jan. 11, promises a memorable journey through the life […]
I’m very excited to go see the “Ring of Fire” at the Laguna Playhouse. But a word to the wise, do not scream “fire” in the theater no matter how excited you become over the Johnny Cash song. If the lyrics and beat overwhelm you, then yell “recall,” like Cash should have done several years […]