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Film Society Sharpens its Focus

Editor, I am grateful for the thoughtful and supportive letter from Bolton Colburn about the Laguna Beach Film Society (“Origin of the Museum’s Film Society,” Letters, April 5). With the development of a closer relationship with Laguna Art Museum, the future of the film society...

A Hometown Comic and Scribe Exits the Stage

The production required klieg lights, a set lectern, and pre-recorded voice-overs for the two actors wearing full body costumes. The show’s main characters, though, stepped into the floodlights on the Laguna Playhouse stage in 1979 without a script. Dave Barrett and his fiancé...

Lessons in Career Planning

More than 25 speakers representing an array of career opportunities participated in the recent Thurston Middle School Career Day. “Career Day was a great example of how this community gives back to Thurston students,” said counselor Nance Morrissey. “The speakers inspired the...