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Indy on Arts 9/21

Indy on Arts 9/21

Friday, Sept. 21 Sunset Serenades and Schoenherr sculpture reception, 4:30 p.m., Heisler Park Amphitheater. Jazz singer Nancy Sanchez at 5:30 p.m. Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 949-494-3030. Also 9/22 Jazz pianist Giovanni Miradi at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway St. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com . Also 9/22 The Strangers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine […]

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Grant Application Deadline Nears

Grant Application Deadline Nears

Sept. 21 is the deadline for applications to the Laguna Beach Community Foundation’s annual grants program. Tax-exempt organizations in good standing that provide services or programs in the Laguna Beach area are eligible. Donations to the program can be from individuals, private foundations and businesses Visit www.lagunabeachcf.org for the complete guidelines and online application.

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LB Live! Hosting Plethora of Musical Events

LB Live! Hosting Plethora of Musical Events

Laguna Beach Live! present the Ceora Winds in a free chamber music concert at the Laguna Art Museum on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 7 to 8 p.m.  The American Association of University Women, Laguna Beach branch, is sponsoring the concert. An additional afternoon outreach program by the Ceora Winds at the Laguna Beach Boys & […]

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Museum Hosts Live Music

Museum Hosts Live Music

The Triada Guitar Trio performs spirited classical and contemporary guitar works in a 7p.m. chamber music concert at the Laguna Art Museum on Thursday, Aug. 9, when galleries remain open til 9 p.m. The concerts are free to museum members and to non-members with museum admission. Reservations may be made at no cost online at […]

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New Communicator Joins College

New Communicator Joins College

Laguna College of Art & Design announced hiring Mike Stice, a part-time liberal arts faculty member and director of the college writing lab, as communications director. Stice, who has worked 12 year at LCAD, previously worked in differing  capacities at Laguna Art Museum and Surfing magazine.

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Film Society Screens Brazilian Indie

Film Society Screens Brazilian Indie

From the land of bossa nova, The Laguna Beach Film Society (LBFS) presents an evocative, new Brazilian film, “Found Memories,” on Thursday, July 19 at 7 p.m. at the South Coast Cinema. Tickets are $15 at the door and $20 for film, food, appetizers, and prefilm conversation at the Laguna Art Museum at 6 p.m.

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Chronicler of California Art Honored

Chronicler of California Art Honored

  Laguna Art Museum will honor Ruth Lilly Westphal, a Newport Beach resident, as the first recipient of the California Art Award on Saturday, June 30. Westphal is accomplished for having published three books that became the foundation for the serious study and reassessment of early California art (“Plein Air Painters of California: The Southland” […]

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Gift Adds to Pageant History

Gift Adds to Pageant History

Four images by Modernist photographer Paul Outerbridge related to the Festival of Arts’ early years add another sliver of history to the Festival’s permanent collection as a result of a gift by the Laguna Art Museum. The four photographs, all from 1950–51, have recently been identified as relating to the Festival of Arts and Pageant […]

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Art Seen

Art Seen

Museum Hosts March Events   Laguna Art Museum hosts a free family day on Sunday, March 11, in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition Victor Hugo Zayas: Mi Obra, and a panel discussion on Sunday, March 18, about rethinking the birth of art in Southern California with panelists Paul Karlstrom and Hunter Drohojowska-Philp in conjunction […]

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Cops Join Museum’s Opening Night

Cops Join Museum’s Opening Night

Some of the Los Angeles Police Department’s top brass attended last Saturday’s opening at the Laguna Art Museum of “Mi Obra” (my work), paintings and sculptures by Victor Hugo Zayas. The native of Mexico has lived and worked in South Los Angeles and witnessed violence’s toll over 30 years in his neighborhood. Along the way, […]

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Newsmakers

Newsmakers

Former LAM Director Making Waves at Surfing Foundation   The Surfing Heritage Foundation has hired Bolton Colburn, former director of Laguna Art Museum, as their new executive director. Colburn, 56, who left his position at Laguna Art Museum in May 2011, plans to work with the foundation’s board and staff to lead development efforts and […]

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Laguna Art Museum Appoints a New Leader

Laguna Art Museum Appoints a New Leader

The suspense is over. After six months as the interim director of the Laguna Art Museum, its chairman, Robert Hayden III, announced plans to turn over the keys to Malcolm Warner, a new executive director, effective Jan. 3. Warner, currently deputy director of the Kimbell Art Museum in Ft. Worth, Tex., made the cut from […]

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Exhibit Reveals Little Known Art History

Exhibit Reveals Little Known Art History

The public can relive a groovy decade of Orange County art history beginning this Sunday by visiting the Laguna Art Museum’s exhibition, “Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971.” It spotlights a hip Orange County known by few that welcomed a roster of bonafide cutting-edge artists, from California […]

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Paint Competition Expands its Portfolio

Paint Competition Expands its Portfolio

A new palette of events colors the 13th annual Plein Air Painting Invitational, a competition among artists who paint on location, expanded to offer an array of activities that begin this Sunday, Oct. 8, in Heisler Park. Unlike in previous years, when festival painters first unpacked their easels along the Montage resort grounds, this year’s […]

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Artist Deciphers Her Own Exhibit

Artist Deciphers Her Own Exhibit

Los Angeles-based artist Lita Albuquerque will host a lecture and conduct a walk-through Sunday, Sept. 18 at 1 p.m., of her current exhibition “Emergence,” on display at Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr., through Oct. 2. Curated by Laguna Art Museum’s exhibition curator Grace Kook-Anderson, “Emergence” examines two series of works that Albuquerque began in […]