Indy Calendar, July 27-August 2 2012

Dan Reckard’s Bossa Zuzu Brazilian jazz benefit concert, tonight, Friday, July 27, Neighborhood Congregational Church, 7:30 p.m., 340 St. Ann’s Dr. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. $15 donation suggested.


Friday, July 27

TGiF@ FoA, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Pageant of the Masters, The Genius, 8:30 p.m., nightly. 949-494-1145 www.LagunaFestivalofArts.org

Jason Feddy, Dave Cross, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Oui, noon-4:30 p.m.; Salty Suites, Annie McQueen, OC Vintage Rock Co., 5:30-9:45 p.m.; Sawdust Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-494-3030  www.sawdustartfestival.org

Bob Johnson, 5-8 p.m., Art-a-Fair, 777 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-494-4514 www.artafair.com


Saturday, July 28

“Painting with Ghosts,” 1-3 p.m.; Jackiem Joyner jazz, 1-3 p.m.; Brandon Fields, 5:30-7:30; Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd.

Spanish guitarist George Lawton and Pasion Gitana, 11:30-4 p.m.;  Upstream reggae, noon-4:30 p.m.; Rob Eller, Peter Dobson, Legacy, 5-9:30 p.m. Sawdust Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Rd.

Mitch on the Horn, noon-3 p.m.; Denise Rosier, 4-7 p.m.

Art-a-Fair, 777 Laguna Canyon Rd.


Sunday, July 29

Chef demos, 1-2 p.m.; jazz vibraphonist Nick Mancini, 2-4 p.m.; Jason Feddy’s Beatles tribute, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd.

Sasha Evans, Alex Fritz, 11:30 a.m.-4:40 p.m.; The Dupp Brothers, noon-4:40 p.m.; Josh Ottum, String Theory, 5:30-9:45 p.m.; Sawdust Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Rd.

Bob Johnson, noon-3 p.m.; Timbreline, 4-7 p.m.; Art-a-Fair, 777 Laguna Canyon Rd.


Friday, July 27

Arts Anonymous. 5:30-7 p.m., 12-Step program to unlock creativity. The Living Room, 303 Broadway #107. Free. 949-494-5031

Jazz with pianist Giovanni Miradi at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway St.

949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com . Also 7/29

Family Style, 9 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027. Also 7/29

Stone Jonez, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com.  949-715-7777  $10

Fiz and His Band at Hotel Laguna, 9 p.m., 425 S. Coast Highway. 949-494-1151. Also 7/29.


Saturday, July 28

Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon. Transition Laguna’s locally grown organic seedlings for sale on Local’s Lane.

Saturday Wine Tasting, 1-4 p.m., $5 buys 8 wines. Laguna Culinary Arts, 845 Laguna Canyon Rd. [email protected] 949.494.0745

Mauli Ola Foundation benefit party, 1 p.m., food and libations, The [email protected] Edge Hotel, 647 S. Coast Hwy  949-281-5706 www.pacificedgehotel.com

Cultural Resource Hike, 8 a.m. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. Parking, $3; donation $2. www.lagunacanyon.org

Upstart, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740  Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com  949-715-7777

Live Jazz from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway. Free.   www.LagunaCoffeeCo.com

Newport Beach Sunset Cruises, Davey’s Locker , 400 Main Street. 949-673-1434 www.daveyslocker.com for times.  $25 per person.


Sunday, July 29

Family Sun Fun Day, 9 a.m., wilderness awareness through fun & games. (Long pants, water, closed shoes, hats required) Parking, $3; donation, $2. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. www.lagunacanyon.org

Music in the Park: Upstream reggae, 5-7 p.m. (Set-up discouraged before 3 p.m.) Bluebird Park, Cress St. & Bluebird Canyon Dr.

Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027

Full Wattz reggae, 5 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.  www.mozambiqueoc.com  949-715-7777

Reggae Sunset, 5 p.m. Pacific Edge Hotel, Pacific Edge Hotel, 647 S. Coast Hwy. 949-281-5706 www.pacificedgehotel.com

Music in the Park: The Bracken Band, 6 p.m., Bob Henry Park, 900 Dover Dr., Newport Beach.


Monday, July 30

Movie Night: “Yentl,” 8 p.m. Set-up 5:30. Bring chair. Segerstrom Performing Arts Center, 600 Town Center Dr. Costa Mesa.  714-556-2121

“Spark” meeting for artists to foster creativity, 303 Broadway #107, 949-328-7230

“Hope” support group for families with addiction issues. Laguna Beach Networks, 303 Broadway St #107. Don Sciortino 949-328-7230


Tuesday, July 31

Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriters’ Showcase, 8-11 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027

Nick Hernandez, 6 p.m., Cliff’s Fireside Theater, 577 S. Coast Hwy.


Wednesday, Aug. 1

Poul Pederson, 6 p.m., Cliff’s Fireside Theater, 577 S. Coast Hwy.

Drum Circle, 7 p.m., south end Aliso Viejo Beach, 31131 S Coast Hwy.

Karaoke, 9:30 p.m., Ocean Ave. Brewery, 237 Ocean Ave. 949-497-3381

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743


Thursday, Aug. 2

The Dupp Brothers, 8:30 p.m., Marine Room 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027

Rob Eller, 6 p.m., Cliff’s Fireside Theater, 577 S. Coast Hwy.


First Thursday

Galleries remain open until 9 p.m. some serve refreshments. Free trolley throughout Laguna.

www.firstthursdaysartwalk.com 949-683-6871.

Artist reception “Dedicated to Painting the Landscape,” 5 p.m. City Hall, 505 Forest Ave.

Best of Laguna: Jacobus Baas, Sandra Jones Campbell, Tom Schwimm and more, Pacific Edge Gallery, 540 S. Coast Hwy.

New work by Shas Bhujbal, Marianne Kolb and Terry Turrell, Sue Greenwood Fine Art 330 N. Coast Hwy.

Richard McDonald, 6 p.m., Dawson Cole Fine Art, 326 Glenneyre St.

“Early California Impressionists: Painting the Light and Color of the California Landscape,” 6 p.m. DeRu’s Fine Arts, 1590 S. Coast Hwy.

Meet the Artist: Sandra dela Loza, 7 p.m. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. www.lagunaartmuseum.org   949-494-8971. Lecture/refreshments free.



Clarence Hinkle. The Modern Spirit and the Group of Eight. Ex.Pose Peter Bo Rappmund. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. www.lagunaartmuseum.org   949-494-8971

“The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps & Gowns,” 7:30 p.m. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Rd. Tickets/times 949-497-2787  www.lagunaplayhouse.com  (through Aug. 12)

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