renaissance

Benefits and Benefactors

A Cool Cat Throws Party Enjoy Blue Cat Martinis, appetizers, desserts and raffle prizes at the Meow Mixer at Madison Square Garden and Café, 320 N. Coast Highway from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12. Tickets are $25-$30 and can be purchased at www.bluebellcats.org or by calling:...

Hot Dish

The Lowdown in Art Fest Dining Visitors to the Festival of Arts can skip the snack bar and dine at Tivoli Terrace. The setting is sublime; an al fresco dining room embellished over 40 years while owned and operated by June Neptune and family. Dine amid a 200-year-old cypress...
Posted On 04 Aug 2011

Art Seen

Art-A-Fair Celebrates With an Open Door Daily visitors who are the first to find Arty, the festival’s 45th anniversary character, have been rewarded with an art prize by an Art-A-Fair exhibitor. On Aug. 7, Arty will go into hiding on an hourly basis, providing visitors multiple...

Indy on Arts Weekly Calendar

Art Fest Lowdown Festival of Arts Friday, Aug. 5, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, Cooking demo, 1-3 p.m.; Art in Motion: Hip-Hop to Tango, 3-4 p.m.; Beatles tribute, Jason Feddy and Friends, 6-8 p.m. Pageant of the Masters, “Only Make Believe,” 8:30 p.m....

Indy On Arts

Weekend Music at the Festivals  Festival of Art Friday, July 29, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 30, Jazz on the Green, Greg Adams & East Bay Soul, 1-3 p.m.; Terje Lie, 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 31, Art of Cooking features Williams Sonoma Chef Joffrey, 1-3 p.m.,...

Art Seen

Discovering Inner Artists at Festival Workshops   Art-A-Fair now offers art workshops daily with an expanded art curriculum.   Aspiring and established artists may choose from watercolor, classic beading, oil and palette knife, traditional oil, acrylic, Chinese brush...

Indy on Arts

Weekend Music at the Art Fests  Festival of Art   Friday, July 22, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 22, Jazz on the Green, Michael Paulo, 1-3 p.m.; Rob Mullins, 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 23, Art in Motion: Hip-Hop to Tango, 3-4 p.m.; Beatles Sunday, Jason Feddy...

Summer Trolleys Set to Chime

The city’s hugely popular free daily trolley service along Coast Highway and Laguna Canyon Road resumes today, Friday, June 24, coinciding with the seasonal opening of two of the city’s three summer art festivals. A few of the open-air trolleys begin rolling from the ACT V...

Sawdust Preview Draws Eager Crowds

  Crowds lined up on Tuesday to preview the 45th annual Sawdust Art Festival, whose visitor count reached 3,958, exceeding occupancy limits set by fire officials. Due to limits stipulating that visitors cannot exceed 2,500, the festival was forced to creatively keep arrivals in...

New Artists Enliven Summer Festivals

With the Festival of Art nearing its 80th year and the Sawdust Art Festival and Art-a-Fair well into their middle-ages, the arts organizations still strive for vitality as they ready to reopen for another summer season. Their energy exudes from a mix of established artists, old...