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Wisdom Workout

Signs of Halloween are cropping up all over Laguna. I live in the Oak and Brook Street area of town, which becomes “Halloween Central” when the decorations are all in place. I have to admit that for the past few years, I’ve only participated half-heartedly. I could blame it on...

Art Seen

Young Printmaker Captures NY’s Grandeur Irvine’s alternative arts space 680 Roosevelt presents cityscapes of 23-year-old Laguna Beach printmaker Lindsay Buchman in her first solo exhibit “Metropolitan Impressions,” which opened last week. Buchman’s weathered, grimy-feeling...

Firefighter Competes in Police, Fire Olympics

Jarrett Jensen, a Laguna Beach firefighter, was invited to compete in men’s indoor volleyball at the 2011 World Police and Fire Olympics in New York, Aug. 26-Sept. 5.   With 18,000 competitors from over 70 countries, he will be on a team with other firefighters from Southern...

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McCollum Exhibits Work of a Scene Painter Gallery McCollum exhibits the collection of Italian artist Dante Liberi, the first exhibition of his work since his death seven years ago. Prior to making Laguna Beach his home in 1990, Liberi and his family divided their time between New...

Museum’s ‘Extract’ Artists Speak Out

Artists Laddie John Dill and Chris Wilder, who are featured in Laguna Art Museum’s current exhibition “Extract: Developing Exhibitions from the Collection,” will talk about their work and answer questions from the audience at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 10.   Dill’s early...

Wally Tippel

Wally Tippel   Wally Tippel peacefully passed away Nov. 17, in Laguna Beach. He was 68.   Born in 1941, Tippel was raised and educated in New York. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1961 and served for three years, including an assignment in Germany as a field...

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Sculptor Included in NY Armory Art Fair Laguna Beach artist Stephanie Bachiero will show her minimalist ceramic sculptures at New York’s Armory Show, March 3-6, a fair devoted to arts and education opportunities for people with disabilities. Bachiero, 28, began working in clay in...

Laguna Students to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Two Laguna Beach High School students, Sarah Busic and Karina Parker, have been selected to perform at Carnegie Hall for the 2011 American High School Honors Performance Series this February. Following fall auditions, Busic and Parker were accepted for the Honors Performance...

Special-Needs Rocker Back in the Spotlight

Scott Siegel, the autistic songwriter and vocalist who leads the Arrest My Sister alternative rock band, is among 11 honorees at the first Genius in Autism Awards, scheduled at New York’s Carnegie Hall on Jan. 10. Siegel’s parents, Laguna Beach residents Leeni and Michael, as...
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