renaissance

Film Legend Shares Her Story

Stage and screen star Leslie Caron speaks about her long and illustrious career in an intimate conversation at The Laguna Playhouse on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Caron and longtime friend and producer Vincent Curcio will engage in a question-and-answer...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...