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Son of Susi Q: Not a River in Egypt

By Chris Quilter When Alvie Singer was romancing Annie Hall, he bought her a copy of Ernest Becker’s “The Denial of Death.” At the time of this sentimental gesture, I was living in Manhattan and complaining in therapy, just like Woody Allen still does. I look upon those...

New Art Show at Gallery Q at the Susi Q

An artist’s reception and awards presentation for “Gods and Goddesses-Myth and Imagination,” the newest show at Gallery Q at the Susi Q, will be Friday, July 27, from 3-5 p.m. The show, which runs through Sept. 25, features an unusual array of interpretations of this theme in an...

Son of Susi Q

Turning Point By Chris Quilter A while ago, in a fit of candor, I lamented to my brother Patrick: “I’m turning into Mom.” With timing honed by years in ”Lagunatics” playing Homeless Man Number One and the Greeter, he paused, appeared genuinely puzzled, and replied, “Turning...

Susi Q Submissions Invited

Artists of all ages are invited to submit an original piece of art as Gallery Q at the Susi Q presents “Gods and Goddesses- Myth and Imagination”. Work will be accepted on Monday, July 9 and Tuesday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at  the Laguna Beach Community and Susi Q...

Fun, Free Art Shows Downtown

Editor, Walk into Wells Fargo Bank and up the grand staircase to the second floor and see a great art exhibit put on by C.A.P. (Community Art Project) and the bank, open til March 20 and titled “Cars.” Sketches, paintings and photographs combine to make a moving display of cars...

Community Datebook

Rock On at the Nix Nature Center   OC Parks and the Laguna Canyon Foundation invite the community to join local geologist and teacher Maureen Angle at the Nix Nature Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. as she shares her rock and fossil collections and tells the...

Community Datebook

Helping Hands to Clean Beaches, 11th Moon Shines for Anniversary, Saloon’s Party Stuffs Stockings for Toys for Tots, Chicken Advocate Finds a Welcome Perch, Starfish Collects Food Donations, Holiday Card Making at the Susi Q, Democrats Hold Potluck Party, A Soldier Shares Her...

What’s Up at Susi Q?

Tips for Dealing with the Holiday Blues People of all ages suffer the holiday blues, but for many seniors with emotional and physical challenges this time of year can stand as a season of sadness. Find hope and help for your blues at a free seminar Monday, Nov. 14, 2-3:30 p.m. at...

Fall Lineup at the Susi Q Center

Participants in the world religion course will explore the meanings articulated in “The World’s Religions” by Huston Smith. The book discussion group, which will be on various Thursdays from October through January, from 3 to 5 p.m., is free to current Osher Lifelong Learning...

Seminars Assist Medicare Recipients

The Susi Q Senior Center has partnered with the Council on Aging’s Health Insurance Advocacy Program to offer Wednesday seminars and counseling to Medicare beneficiaries. Recipients of Medicare benefits that want to make a change in their coverage must enroll during open...

Community Datebook

Home Store Hosts Design Star Laguna Beach home décor boutique Stephen Frank Garden & Home will host a meet and greet with home décor designer Julia Knight on Saturday Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The in-store event is open to the public and will feature champagne and hors...

Keep Your Kids Dancing

This July and August go Hawaiian at Miss Linda’s Castle, part of the Laguna Beach summer recreation program. Starting Friday, July 8, Rock-A-Hula Stars, a combination tap/ballet/hula class for kids 3 and 4 years old will take place. Tuesday afternoons include Flower Fairies...

Community Datebook

Collection of Classes Offered at Susi Q The Susi Q Center is offering a variety of classes, discussions, and groups during the month of July. On select Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. there will be a free science discussion group focusing on the issues, controversies, and...

Varied Classes Offered at Susi Q

The Susi Q Center is offering a variety of classes, discussions, and groups during the month of July. On select Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. there will be a free science discussion group focusing on the issues, controversies, and societal impact of a variety of topics. Twice...