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Conjuring New Heat in ‘The Crucible’

By Tad Heitmann, Special to the Independent Laguna Beach High School’s Park Avenue Players have forged their own intense interpretation of Arthur Miller’s classic American cautionary tale, “The Crucible,” which opens a seven-performance run on Friday, May 24, at 7:30...

Foundation Awards Arts Grants to Schools

The Festival of Arts Foundation awarded $30,000 in grants to Laguna Beach High School to enhance visual and performing arts education, the district announced this week. The high school’s art program received a $15,000 award and supporters of its instrumental music program...

Art Walks This Thursday

Taking place every first Thursday, Laguna’s enduring Art Walk premieres this coming July 5. The event begins at 5 p.m. in the lobby at the Inn of Laguna Beach, 211 N. Coast Hwy. The evening includes a multitude of featured galleries to see from Downtown to Gallery Row to Bluebird...

Liquescent Premier at 6th Annual Art Star Awards

The short art film documentary ‘’Liquescent’’ by artist Roark Gourley will have its premier at the sixth annual Art Star Awards on Sunday, April 1.   The Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts will premiere the film, a result of the artist’s year-long endeavor which was funded...