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Festival Facelift Could Influence City Entrance

If all goes according to plan, the Festival of Arts’ facade may receive a $2 million makeover as early as next fall, according to board president Fred Sattler, who described planned renovations at the festival’s annual membership meeting last week, saying that the...

Festival of Arts Celebrates the ‘Genius’ of Creating

As Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts readies its 80th anniversary, the town’s leading arts organization has another cause for celebration: its second consecutive year in the black. “In spite of a difficult economy, the festival took in $9 million in revenue last year,...

Festivals Sustain Flood-Hit Artists

By Daniella Walsh | LB Indy The town’s two big art festivals are sending welcome financial relief to Laguna Canyon artists ravaged by the December floods and mudslides. Eighteen artists with flood-soaked homes and studios have applied to the Sawdust Festival’s Artist Benevolence...