renaissance

Concert Croons to the Broken Hearted

No Square Theatre’s latest concept, “Bewitched, Bothered and Divorced,” a concert of break up songs, will prove as fleeting as a weekend fling, with performances Friday and Saturday, June 20 and 21 at Legion Hall. The performance will showcase local singers, homegrown talent...

Holiday Marked by Flapjacks, Candidates and Patriotic Tunes

  Republican State Senator and congressional candidate Mimi Walters will be the keynote speaker at the annual Memorial Day program on Monday, May 26, taking place at 11 a.m. at Monument Point in Heisler Park, 375 Cliff Dr. Preceding the ceremony, Laguna’s Exchange Club will...

Gates, Ekstrom Receive Art Stars Awards

  Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts recognized its stars and paid tribute to renowned Pacific Symphony Music Director Carl St.Clair at the eighth annual Art Star Awards on Sunday. About 260 attended the event at Seven Degrees, which included a red carpet reception set to...

Getting Out

  Live! at the Museum Presents Helix Collective The Helix Collective performs at Live! at the Museum Thursday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. Los Angeles-based Helix Collective performs a high-energy, mix of world, classical and rock...

Art Star Awards Night is Sure to Glitter

Laguna Beach High School’s performing arts director Mark Dressler will receive a lifetime achievement award during the annual Art Star Awards on Sunday, April 6, the Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts announced last week. Photographer and gallery owner Mark Chamberlain, sculptor...

Stray Cat to Rock the Concert Band

He strutted into rockabilly fans’ consciousness with hit singles in the ‘80s as a bassist for the Stray Cats and now Lee Rocker will rock his hometown as a guest artist with the Laguna Concert Band. The band’s musical director, Ed Peterson, anticipates a full house at the Laguna...

His Talents Go Beyond Theater

Elan (“EJ”) Kramer, the Laguna Beach High School senior who just landed the best actor award at the 42nd annual MACY Awards last week, displays extraordinary talent on stage. But the secret to his success, it seems, lies in a well-rounded character, limitless passion...

Arts Star Nominees Announced

  The Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts announced nominees for its sixth annual Art Star Awards, set for Sunday, April 1. Awards will be presented to organizations, businesses and individuals who have contributed and shaped the arts and culture of the community. Dozens of...

Getting Out

Trio Lights Up Jazz Winter Series Singer and pianist Carol Welsman performs with her trio at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Laguna Beach Live! Jazz Wednesdays Winter Series at Hotel Laguna. Doors open at 5 p.m. for sunset viewing with drinks and food available for purchase. ...