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Complaints Over Music are Off Key

Editor, Dora Wexell at Seven Degrees has this completely backwards (“Music Fest Wins New Fans,” April 11).  A wedding venue has no business being next door to the Sawdust Festival. Why should the Sawdust Festival have to negotiate? The Sawdust Festival has been here for 50 years....

Grants Contest Nears for Inspired Artists

Feb. 7 is the deadline for artists considering submitting applications for the Seven Degrees of Inspiration Grant, administered by the Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts. The grant is conceived as a way for the winner to expand and diversify his/her audience and to provide an...

Who Shapes Laguna’s Contours?

Who do you know that pulls the strings in Laguna Beach? Last year, Laguna Beach Magazine profiled 25 of the city’s most influential people. The editors aim to replicate that feat, sharing with readers profiles of a new set of kingmakers, trendsetters and tastemakers in an...

New Prize Offered to Local Artists

The Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts (LBaa) is now accepting applications for the $5,000 Seven-Degrees of inspiration grant, open to individual, Laguna Beach-based artists. The deadline for application is Jan. 21. The grant is funded by Mark Orgill’s Seven-Degrees event venue...