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Festival Facelift Could Influence City Entrance

If all goes according to plan, the Festival of Arts’ facade may receive a $2 million makeover as early as next fall, according to board president Fred Sattler, who described planned renovations at the festival’s annual membership meeting last week, saying that the...

Incumbents Prevail on Arts, Planning Boards

Incumbents for four spots on the Arts Commission and two spots on the Planning Commission whose terms expired were re-appointed by the City Council last week. In a surprise turn, the council voted in six members for the Arts Commission, expanding its roster to nine members with...

Festival of Arts Prospers in 2012

With Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts turning 81 next summer and revenue above projections  due to the success of “The Genius,” last year’s Pageant of the Masters production, the overall mood at the organization’s annual meeting on Wednesday was celebratory. “Our finances...

Parade Pays Tribute to Returning Soldiers

Surfing school owner James Pribram and the Laguna College of Art and Design will roll in two new categories for the 45th annual Patriot’s Day Parade tomorrow, March 5, starting at 11 a.m. Commencing on Park Avenue, Laguna’s one-and-only parade will travel through the village...

Festival of Arts not Recession Proof but in the Black

The recession not withstanding, the Festival of Art’s finances are sound. During last Thursday’s annual Membership Meeting, FoA President Fred Sattler reported that the festival had another successful year, largely due to the well-attended Pageant of the Masters which provides...

Festival of Arts not Recession Proof but in the Black

The recession not withstanding, the Festival of Art’s finances are sound. During last Thursday’s annual Membership Meeting, FoA President Fred Sattler reported that the festival had another successful year, largely due to the well-attended Pageant of the Masters which provides...