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Indy Calendar, Feb.1-7, 2013

Friday, Feb. 1 Friday Flicks at the Forum, “Pina” 7 p.m. Forum Theatre, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd. Sawdust Art Festival Classes: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also 2/2. Tricia Freeman, 9 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave....

Museum Receives Conservation Grant

Some older works in the Laguna Art Museum’s permanent collection of California art date from the mid 19th century. But no special funds had ever been earmarked specifically for framing and conservation until Yvonne J. Boseker pledged a $100,000 nest egg. The funds will also...

Museum Receives Conservation Grant

Some older works in the Laguna Art Museum’s permanent collection of California art date from the mid 19th century. But no special funds had ever been earmarked specifically for framing and conservation until Yvonne J. Boseker pledged a $100,000 nest egg. The funds will also...

Art Seen 11/23/12

‘Turnings’ Exhibit Displayed at Garden Art woodwork created from local trees and exotic woods by Laguna resident and retired Admiral Warren E. Aut is on display through Dec. 31 at the Hortense Miller Garden. To visit the Gardens and exhibit, please call 497-0716 to schedule a...

Embracing the Past and Present

“The Permanent Collection: A Fresh Look,” “ex.pose: Macha Suzuki” and “Timothy J. Clark” exhibitions that opened earlier this month evidence the Laguna Art Museum’s willingness and ability to simultaneously embrace the past, present and future. The Permanent Collection, an...

Paint Out Schedule of Events

Sunday, Oct. 14 Quick Draw Paint Out, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Heisler Park. Open to the public for viewing. Meet and greet reception with artists follows, 1-2 p.m., Laguna Art Museum. Free admission and complimentary beverages. Quick Draw Silent Auction, 2-3 p.m., Laguna Art Museum. Free...

A Feast of Sight, Sound

The husband and wife team known as AlmaNova perform in a free 7 p.m. chamber music concert on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Laguna Art Museum. Live! at the Museum concerts are free to members and to non-members with museum admission. The galleries are open until 9 pm. Reservations...

Indy Calendar, Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2012

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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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...