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Art Seen 6/7/13

New Gallery Features the Cool School  The work of David Stone Martin is on display starting Thursday, June 13 throughout the summer at a new arts venue, Jazz Artz Gallery, 1452 S. Coast Highway, in the  exhibit “Jazz Album Covers 1946-1962.” Martin was a prolific artist in the...

Guest Column: A Wordsmith’s Last Story

An excited buzz came to Dime Stories in the fall of 2011.  Cindy Frazier was coming and she was actually reading! Frazier had been the city editor of the Coastline Pilot for six years and was one of the most influential journalistic voices in Laguna Beach as well as a published...

Making Art in Cuba Exacts a Price

Salt Fine Art’s ¡Cuba! exhibition, featuring multi-media works imbued with sly political commentary by 11 artists, opened early this month with something missing: most the artists were absent. Part of gallery owner Carla Tesak Arzente’s planning included making arrangements to...

Rusting Sculpture Removed

Jurors selected to oversee city exhibit After careful deliberation over whether to save “Cathexis,” a metal sculpture by Steven Harmon located at Laguna Beach’s well-used Riddle Field, the Arts Commission voted unanimously to dispose of the piece due to safety considerations....