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Come for the Brew, Stay for the View

Come for the Brew, Stay for the View

Craft Brews and Views, a fundraiser for Laguna Beach’s non-profit radio station, KX 93.5, will be held on Saturday, April 26 at a local, private ocean-front home. The event will offer tastings of 12 high-end craft beers, food pairings by Food Network’s “Chopped” champion chef Joe Youkhan and live Brazilian jazz from local quartet Bossa […]

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Celebrating the Holiday in Song

Celebrating the Holiday in Song

The public is invited to a musical Christmas celebration hosted by Laguna Presbyterian Church’s Clippers group on Friday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. in Tankersley Hall.  Keyboard player Dan Reckard, a member of the church’s praise band, will perform with Los Angeles vocalist Kana Shimanuki. The pair recently collaborated in a recording for an upcoming […]

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Grant Recipients 7/19/13

Grant Recipients 7/19/13

Bringing Music to the Boys and Girls Club This summer music is filling the halls and playgrounds at the Boys and Girls Club. For the first time music classes and concerts are being offered throughout the club’s nine-week summer program. Presented by Laguna Beach Live!, the concerts cover a wide range of styles -from the Flamenco […]

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Rhythms of Brazil Wraps Up Outdoor Jazz Series

Rhythms of Brazil Wraps Up Outdoor Jazz Series

Bossa Zuzu will perform the “sounds of Brazil” on Wednesday, Sept 5., in the Hotel Laguna Rose Garden as the finale of the summer series, Laguna Beach Live! Jazz Wednesdays. Bossa Zuzu, featuring Dan Reckard on saxophone, guitarist and vocalist Capital, and percussionist Jose Gurria, plays recent popular Brazilian music and original compositions to reinterpretations […]

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Ready to Rumble With Jazz’s Jet Set

Ready to Rumble With Jazz’s Jet Set

Laguna Beach Live! presents jazz artists Tony Guerrero and Matt Johnson in their Jet Set Quintet on Aug. 22 at Hotel Laguna. With mambos, cha-chas and organ-drenched swing classics, the cocktail-centric anthems of the Jet Set Quintet recall the fads, fashion and optimism of mid-century America. Performing inspired original works, as well as original arrangements […]

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Soulful Sounds of Brazil to Benefit a Children’s Program

Soulful Sounds of Brazil to Benefit a Children’s Program

The soulful and sensual sounds of Brazil return to Laguna on Friday, July 27,  when award-winning local saxophonist, pianist and composer Dan Reckard hosts a benefit concert at the Neighborhood Congregational Church. The event, called “Zuzu: A Night of Brazilian Music with Dan Reckard,” will feature two sets of music from his group, Bossa Zuzu. […]

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Yve Evans & Company in Rose Garden

Yve Evans & Company in Rose Garden

Laguna Beach Live! welcomes keyboardist and vocalist Yve Evans with her band Wednesday, July 25 to the Rose Garden of the Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Highway. Cover charge is $12 online at www.lagunabeachlive.org or by phone at 949-715-9713. Tickets are $15 at the door.  Drinks and food are available for purchase. Doors open at […]

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Getting Out

Getting Out

Bossa Zuzu Reinterprets Brazilian Music The hot sounds of Brazil are coming on Wednesday, Feb.  29 to the Laguna Beach Live! Jazz Wednesdays Winter Series. Bossa Zuzu, featuring Dan Reckard on saxophone, guitarist-vocalist Capital, and percussionist Jose Gurria, plays recent popular Brazilian music and original compositions to reinterpretations of classic bossa nova songs. The two-set […]