The Laguna Playhouse has named Michael Barker as associate managing director. Barker joined the playhouse staff in July after serving as managing director for The Antaeus Company in North Hollywood. He holds degrees in management from Yale University. “Michael has a business acumen that one would be hard pressed to duplicate, a passion […]
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In support of its upcoming season, the Laguna Dance Festival will host a fundraising event of good food, great wine and invigorating dance Thursday, Oct. 6, from 6-9 p.m. at the Surf & Sand Hotel in Laguna Beach. The event is preceded by ArtWalk performances at both the Dawson Cole Fine Arts Gallery and the […]
As part of a larger grants program, Bank of America presented $60,000 in grants to several Laguna Beach nonprofits last week. Recipients included Art-A-Fair Foundation, Festival of Arts, Laguna Art Museum, Sawdust Festival and the Laguna Playhouse.
Weekend Concerts Benefit Local Skimboarder Guitarist Eric Henderson with special guests Steve Wood, Beth Fitchet and Bob Hawkins, will perform two concerts in Bridge Hall at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Drive, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 15. The concert will benefit Henderson’s brother, […]
Think of it as a Cinco de Mayo warm-up Tickets are on sale now for Jose Rizo’s “Mongorama,” a Latin jazz concert presented by Laguna Beach Live! at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4. This new, nine-piece ensemble formed by Rizo (host of “Jazz on the Latin […]
Pirates, buried gold, treachery and mayhem all figure in the Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre’s theatrical adventure “Treasure Island,” in performances April 22 – May 1 at the Laguna Playhouse. The production based on the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson features members of the Laguna Playhouse Youth Conservatory as well as adult actors and […]
Murder-mystery fundraiser, March 5 The Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre presents its fourth annual murder mystery fundraiser, “Killing Me, Softly,” on Saturday, March 5, at the Laguna Playhouse. This evening of music and murder includes the option of dinner beforehand at 5 p.m. at either Nirvana Grille or Lumberyard Restaurant, followed by a reception and silent auction, […]
Get Primed for the Oscars As a warm-up to the Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 27, speaker Robert D. Kline will present “The Road to the Oscars,” an insider’s perspective on Oscar history from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the Lido Theatre in Newport Beach, 3459 Via Lido. Kline will […]
By Daniella Walsh | LB Indy He’s only been dead for 20 years but composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein has a place in the Pantheon of classical music none-the-less. Actor-composer-pianist-playwright Hershel Felder brings Bernstein back to life in the latest of his one-man performances at the Laguna Playhouse after chronicling the lives and foibles of George Gershwin, […]
The sun gave a command performance and the curtain rose on a new addition to Laguna Beach’s public art works, this one marking the 90th anniversary of the Laguna Playhouse and its original location, now known as the Peppertree Parking Lot between Forest and Ocean Avenues. The marker with the legend “Here by the Pepper […]