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Laguna's Mayor Avoids Traffic Collision

Laguna’s Mayor Avoids Traffic Collision

A driver whose foot-gear apparently became entangled in the accelerator pedal crashed head-on into a car parked downtown Tuesday afternoon just in front of a vehicle driven by Mayor Toni Iseman. Iseman, who was heading toward the water on Ocean Avenue, said she recalled the accelerating vehicle as if in “slow motion” but slammed on […]

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Sept. 11 Installation Underway

Sept. 11 Installation Underway

Though the months long reconstruction of Heisler Park ended before the summer season got underway, a contingent of joggers, dog walkers and tourists encountered what looked to be a construction truck loaded with steel beams this week. The unsuspecting audience witnessed the unfolding of a bit of Laguna Beach history taking shape near the park’s […]

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Rodin Chaser Assails LCAD’s Exhibit

Rodin Chaser Assails LCAD’s Exhibit

Florida printmaker and art dealer Gary Arseneau continues to earn his moniker “the Rodin chaser,” this time pursuing the record-setting Rodin exhibition at the Laguna College of Art and Design. Arseneau is a self-appointed sleuth hunting for forgeries among French sculptor Auguste Rodin’s (1840-1917) huge trove of bronze sculptures, much of which has been exhibited […]

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Elegant Design Selected for Sept. 11 Memorial

Elegant Design Selected for Sept. 11 Memorial

Laguna Beach artist Jorg Dubin’s concept for a Sept. 11 memorial sculpture was unanimously endorsed Monday by the city’s Arts Commission for installation in Heisler Park in time for the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack.             Mayor pro tem Jane Egly attended the proceedings and praised the finalists for their creativity. Dubin’s installation titled […]

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Artist-Developer Creating New Paradigm

Artist-Developer Creating New Paradigm

To encourage the development of the city’s first live-work complex for artists, the city council got creative; voting unanimously last week, the council decided to absorb half the fees on the project and postpone payment of the other half until building permits are issued. “I hope we’ve found a way to make artists’ live-work actually […]

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Sober Pairs With Send-Ups in Biennial Exhibit

Sober Pairs With Send-Ups in Biennial Exhibit

The much anticipated California Biennial exhibition by the Orange County Museum of Contemporary Art justified its build-up. The 150 works now on display are thought-provoking without being overwhelming. Instead, works that include painting, sculpture, photography, installation, installation hybrids and even video (for those with time), offer whimsy, humor and the inevitable doses of psychic self-examination. […]

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Club Exhibit Showcases Young Artists

Club Exhibit Showcases Young Artists

Boys & Girls Club members invite the public to view the works of 150 young artists in a gallery-style juried art exhibition Thursday, Jan. 14 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the main branch located at 1085 Laguna Canyon Road. The art will be displayed in four age groups. The young people have expressed themselves […]

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Art-A-Fair Seeks Artists for Summer’s Fest

Art-A-Fair Seeks Artists for Summer’s Fest

The Art-A-Fair Festival is now seeking new artists for its 44th annual season, which will run for nine weeks from June 25 to Aug. 29. And, for the first time, Art-A-Fair is offering entry online via ZAPP, in addition to the usual options of mailing in entries or bringing them in person on jury day. […]