The article “Vandals Deface Laguna’s Memorial to 9/11” in the March 16 edition mistakenly reported the cost of the memorial for the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Arts patron Mark Porterfield underwrote its entire $25,000 cost, including $19,000 earmarked as remuneration for artist Jorg Dubin.
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Though the months long reconstruction of Heisler Park ended before the summer season got underway, a contingent of joggers, dog walkers and tourists encountered what looked to be a construction truck loaded with steel beams this week. The unsuspecting audience witnessed the unfolding of a bit of Laguna Beach history taking shape near the park’s […]
Public Invited to Art Dedication The public is invited to the 4 p.m. dedication Saturday, July 16, of “From the Beginning,” in the public parking lot at Seacove Drive and South Coast Highway. Jorge Fernandez’s bronze sculptures of native Americans installed on a rock base is now accompanied by another large boulder and […]
The Arts Commission is working quickly to award the commission for the city’s latest and unquestionably most poignant work of public art in order to speed its completion by the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. From 10 entrants who answered the call to compete for the unique opportunity of designing a memorial […]