Editor, Summer in Laguna means tourists, beachgoers from neighboring communities and the art festivals, all good for our economy. But it also means traffic congestion and resulting annoyances to many locals. On behalf of the artists, board and staff at the Sawdust Art Festival, I would like thank the community for your support this past […]
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Sawdust Adds New Art Programs In addition to the 16 new artists and several new musical acts, the Sawdust Art Festival presents two new art programs, including Sip, Talk & Walk artist tours Wednesdays at 3 and 7 p.m. and Kids Art Alley art classes on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Guests can sign up for […]
Painter and performance artist Deborah Paswaters earns special attention at this year’s Sawdust Art Festival, where every artist’s booth is decked out to lure the eyes of potential patrons. Paswaters, though, invites people to experience the painting of a live model who is taking the place of a canvas here. She applies coats of […]
Girl Scout Troop 834, 145 and their little brothers dedication their Christmas tree at the Sawdust Art Festival this year to local Laguna Beach fire fighters. They decorated with a fire hose, handmade fire engines and stockings for each fire fighter, including a very special one for local fire fighter Steen Jensen who recently died […]
Long-time artist Linda Pirri will take a sabbatical from the annual Sawdust Art Festival after 15 consecutive years of exhibiting in the show, and is moving to the Kohala coast in Hawaii. Pirri started her Sawdust career back in 1998 when she relocated to Laguna Beach from Los Angeles. At the time, she was “ready […]
Continuing its mission to educate the public and feature the arts in the community, the Passport to the Arts team of Laguna Beach, including and the Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau, will hold its third annual Art Supplies Donation Day, August 10. Visitors who donate a new, unopened art supply valued at $5 or […]
Sawdust Art Festival is hosting its first Country Western Day on Saturday, Aug. 4, with themed musical entertainment, including Patti Booker and The Players on the Main Deck, art classes and Saloon specials to celebrate the day’s festivities.
In an effort to market its cultural wares to visitors, the Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau will open an exhibit showcasing the town’s past and present through its arts organizations this weekend in John Wayne Airport’s new Terminal C. The exhibit debuts July 15 and runs through October. The 11 wall-mounted art display cases […]
Festival of Art Friday, Aug. 26, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, Acura Celebrity Event, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Richard Marx 7-8 p.m Sunday, Aug. 28, Art in Motion: Irish dance, 3-4 p.m.; meet celebrities such as Camryn Manheim arriving at 5 p.m.; Beatles Sunday, Jason Feddy & Friends, 6-8 p.m. Pageant […]
Looking in on Fun at the Fests Festival of Arts Friday, Aug. 19, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, Recycled Fashion Show, 1-4 p.m.; The Fugowies, 6-8 p.m., “Criminal Minds” cast, 7-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Food demo, 1-3 p.m.; Art in Motion: dance demo, 3-4 p.m.; Beatles Sunday […]
Festival of Art Friday, Aug. 12, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, conga drummer Poncho Sanchez, 1-3 p.m.; Nick Manzini Trio, 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, Cooking demo, 1-3 p.m.; Art in Motion: Hip-Hop to Tango, 3-4 p.m.; Beatles Sunday, Jason Feddy & Friends, 6-8 p.m. Pageant of the Masters, […]
Weekend Music at the Art Fests Festival of Art Friday, July 22, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 22, Jazz on the Green, Michael Paulo, 1-3 p.m.; Rob Mullins, 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 23, Art in Motion: Hip-Hop to Tango, 3-4 p.m.; Beatles Sunday, Jason Feddy & Friends, 6-8 p.m. Pageant […]
“Yarn bombs” by Twisted Stitchers, from left, Trish Wright, Michelle Madriz, Traci Acosta, and Michelle Boyd adorn the Sawdust Art Festival, where the installation remains through Monday, July 11. On telephone poles on city streets, across highway bridges, over abandoned cars and now on a score of trees shading the Sawdust Art Festival unravels […]