By Donna Furey, Special to the Independent Local churches mark the coming holiday with Christmas experiences from traditional to trendy and everything in between. In addition to carols and candlelight services, celebrations of the season include an adaptation of the Trans Siberian Orchestra’s rock opera, “Christmas Eve and Other Stories,” a living Bethlehem village and […]
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The life of Jeannette York Merrilees will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 1 p.m. with a service at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 428 Park Ave., followed by a 2:30 p.m. reception at the Woman’s Club, 286 St. Anne’s Dr.
The school district’s Readiness Team is providing free developmental screenings for young children 3 to 5 years of age on Jan. 30 “Our free developmental screenings offer parents an opportunity to verify early on that their child is meeting appropriate developmental milestones at specific time intervals,” said Irene White, the district’s director of special education […]
Students perform in several crowd-pleasing concerts over the next week that are open to the public and take place at the Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. On Dec. 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m., the LBHS Dance Department program, “Essence,” features professional and student choreographers along with department directors Lisa Jay and Danielle Pigneri. Professional […]
Laguna Beach High School’s Park Avenue Players finish their year with the staging of Neil Simon’s hit comedy “Rumors.” The show opens in the Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave., this Friday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m. and runs through the first weekend of June. The curtain goes up on performances May 25-26 and 31 as […]
Editor, Transition Laguna is doing amazing things. The edible garden installs have been a catalyst in community building. Next Thursday, April 12, Transition is producing a solar power roundtable with three companies on the leading edge of new technologies that can save homeowners money, and reduce our reliance on the grid. It’s at 7 p.m. […]
The high school’s performing arts department presents a variety of dance, choral, and instrumental music concerts in the next two weeks at the Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. Dancers kick off the shows with “Perceptions” featuring professional and student choreographers on stage Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. On Dec. 12 at 7 p.m., […]
Editor, Nothing has reminded me quite so much of H. L. Mencken’s quote on Puritanism, which is, “The haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy,” as in the SNAG group. How about a new group, LTKA, Leave The kids Alone? I am old, old and helped our kids build some of the first skateboards […]