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Festival Foundation Confers Local Grants

Festival Foundation Confers Local Grants

The Festivals of Arts Foundation has awarded $90,000 in grants to local non-profits. Recipient include the Laguna Art Museum, the Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach Live!, the LBHS Band Boosters, Laguna Beach Seniors, Laguna Community Concert Band,  Laguna Dance Festival, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, LagunaTunes, Inc., No Square Theater, Festival of […]

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College Mourns a Student of Wit and Talent

College Mourns a Student of Wit and Talent

  They stood in solemn formation, their faces illuminated by electronic candles or glow string head and wristbands, along Laguna Canyon Road at the edge of the Laguna College of Art and Design’s main campus. As lights in the crosswalk brought traffic to a stop last Thursday, April 10, students from LCAD’s Big Bend campus […]

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New Appeals Keep Artists on Hold

New Appeals Keep Artists on Hold

Artists are already lining up for the chance to take up residence in Louis Longi’s controversial work-live project in Laguna Canyon, which was approved by the City Council last week. When they will get the chance to apply remains to be seen as opponents are pursuing new avenues to halt the project. On one front, […]

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Student Struck in Crosswalk Dies, Vigil Set

Student Struck in Crosswalk Dies, Vigil Set

Art student Nina Fitzpatrick, 22, died Tuesday, April 8, at Mission Viejo’s Mission Hospital as a result of being struck by a car as she crossed Laguna Canyon Road last week, a school official confirmed today. Students and staff of Laguna College of Art and Design will honor her with a vigil from 8:30 to […]

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Pedestrian Critically Injured in Canyon Crash

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Canyon Crash

A 22-year-old college student suffered serious injuries after she was struck walking in a cross walk across Laguna Canyon Road near the Laguna College of Art and Design on Thursday night, Laguna Beach police said Friday. The highway was closed in both directions after the 8:45 p.m. accident and remained closed until early Friday, according […]

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Club Transforms for Young Artists’ Show

Club Transforms for Young Artists’ Show

The public is invited to attend the Boys & Girls Club’s seventh fine art exhibit and reception Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 3-7 p.m., which will premiere a kid’s art video at 6 p.m. Over 900 works by 300 club members, aged 6-18 years, will be displayed in a wall-to-wall art exhibit showcasing works in a […]

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Praise for Mentor Galleries

Praise for Mentor Galleries

Editor, I’d like to gratefully acknowledge and thank Laguna Beach First Thursdays Art Walk for their continued collaboration with LCAD in making the professional mentor/student program a huge success. The program, which culminates during every December First Thursdays Art Walk, just celebrated it’s12th year. The relationships and opportunities that our young artists establish with participating gallery […]

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Art Walk Features College Students’ Work

Art Walk Features College Students’ Work

Students in the professional studies class at Laguna College of Art and Design were present at 15 Laguna Beach galleries, whose directors served as volunteer  mentors in the 12th annual collaboration between LCAD and First Thursdays Art Walk, which culminated on Dec. 5. The student/gallery mentoring program launched by LCAD professor and Director of Careen […]

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Art Seen: Plein Air Painter to Sign New Work

Art Seen: Plein Air Painter to Sign New Work

The Redfern Gallery, 1540 S. Coast Highway, will host a one-man show and book signing by Jon Crosby, author of “Coves and Beaches of Laguna,” on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 4-7 p.m. Cosby was instrumental in helping to form the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. “The beaches and coves of Laguna have such a deep […]

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New Shop Aims to Market Laguna

New Shop Aims to Market Laguna

A vacant Forest Avenue storefront will soon transform into a street-level gallery and an innovative bricks-and-mortar e-commerce marketplace for Laguna Beach merchants. The city’s Planning Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved a temporary use permit for One Laguna, proposed for 225 Forest Ave. by property owner and local resident Allan Simon, chairman of Firebrand Media Inc. […]

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Council Endorses Flex Pricing at Meters

Council Endorses Flex Pricing at Meters

The City Council green-lighted imposing flexible rates on Laguna Beach’s parking meters, among a series of recommendations in a parking management study considered on Tuesday. Other measures council members seemed keen on implementing soon included a shared valet parking system and incentivizing owners of private lots to open them to the public. These were just […]

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Flex Style Pricing Envisioned for Parking Meters

Flex Style Pricing Envisioned for Parking Meters

Higher parking rates may be among the first changes to affect locals and tourists, if Laguna Beach’s City Council endorses a parking management plan slated for review on Tuesday. The latest draft of the 168-page plan lays out the vision of Irvine-based RBF Consulting, who examined parking in downtown and along Laguna Canyon Road with […]

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College Sends Off ’13 Class

College Sends Off ’13 Class

Eighty-five students in Laguna College of Art + Design’s class of 2013 participated in this week’s commencement ceremony. This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Mitch Rosenberg, a human resources expert. President Jonathan Burke congratulated students on their achievement, which he described as demanding rigor, perseverance and creative vision. “I had the privilege of watching the […]

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Getting Out 5/17/13

Getting Out 5/17/13

Singer Teri Ralston Performs in Concert No Square Theatre presents Broadway singer Teri Ralston in a one night, 7:30 p.m. solo concert on Monday, May 20, 384 Legion St. Ralston, who grew up in Laguna Beach, will reprise her cabaret show, “Songs I’ve Grown Into.” She is currently in “Steel Magnolias” at Laguna Playhouse. Reserved […]