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Art Fest Lowdown

Festival of Arts

Saxophonist and recording artist Eric Marienthal (pictured), Brian Bromberg and Jeff Lorber perform at 1 p.m Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Festival of Arts.

Friday, Aug. 5, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 7, Cooking demo, 1-3 p.m.; Art in Motion: Hip-Hop to Tango, 3-4 p.m.; Beatles tribute, Jason Feddy and Friends, 6-8 p.m.

Pageant of the Masters, “Only Make Believe,” 8:30 p.m. nightly. 949-494-1145, 650 Laguna Canyon Road.


Sawdust Art Festival

Friday, Aug. 5: Shaena Stabler, Danny Maika, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tony Dodd & the Southland Blues, noon-4:30 p.m.; Salty Suites, Paul McIntyre, 5-9:30 p.m.; Upstream, 5:30-9:45 p.m.


Saturday, Aug. 6 Chris&Sue, Dave Cross, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Kevin Misojon noon-4:30 p.m. Really Classic, Kerry Getz, 5-9:30 p.m., Jah Mex, Reggae 5:30-9:45 p.m.


Sunday, Aug. 7: Jason Feddy, Peter Dobson, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Gary Shapior Duo, 5-9:30 p.m.;  Rockabilly’s, 5:30-9:45 p.m. Benevolence Fund Art Auction, 2-5 p.m.


935 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-3030



Friday, Aug. 5, Ballroom dance, 6-8 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 6, Mitch on the Horn, noon-3 p.m.; Soundfix, 4-7 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 7: Upstream, noon-3 p.m.; Rideshare, 4-7 p.m.  949-494-4514 777 Laguna Canyon Road.


Indy Calendar, August 5-August 11, 2011


Friday, Aug. 5

Sawdust Art Festival art classes: 10 a.m-non, sushi set w. Maggie Spencer, 2-4 p.m.; pendants w. Lorraine Hornby.  Also Saturday.


No Square Theatre Youth Summer Stock performances: Band Geeks, 8 p.m. Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. Tickets: $20; $15 for seniors and students. 949-342-5381


Book signing by Sanjiv Bhattacharya, author of Secrets and Wives: The Hidden World of Morman Polygamy, 6 p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779

Jazz Friday with pianist/vocalist Christina Aguinaga at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627


Tricia Freeman, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027


Jason Feddy, 8:45 p.m to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.  949-715-7777



Saturday Aug. 6

Laguna Beach Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon  714.573.0374


No Square Theatre Youth Theatre Summer Stock performances: Rent/ Band Geeks 8 p.m. Artists Theatre, 625 Park Ave. Tickets: $20 gen. $15 seniors&students 949-342-5381


Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m -noon., water casting w. Erin Elowe,  2-4 p.m.; pendants w. David Ferris  949-494-3030


Free concert featuring Branford Marsalis Quartet at Great Park 8:15 p.m. Free ($10 parking) Sand Canyon Rd & Marine Way.  Directions:



Top Cat, rock 8:45-midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway.  949-715-7777


Live Jazz from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 South Coast Highway. Free.  LCC is open seven days a week, Mon – Fri, 6 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sat, 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call: 949-494-6901 or


Tricia Freeman, 9 p.m.-1 a.m at Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027


Laguna Culinary Arts, afternoon tasting, 1-4 p.m. $5 for 8 samples. 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-4006.


Salsa Night w. Ivan Marcello at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627


Newport Beach Sunset Cruises, Davey’s Locker, 400 Main Street. 949-673-1434 $25 per person



Sunday, Aug.7

Music in the Park. Bluebird Park. Opa-Opa (Latin), 5-7 p.m. No set-ups before 3. 949-497-0722  [email protected]. (See story in Limelight)


Lecture on Isamu Noguchi by UCI professor Bert Winther-Tamaki, 1-3 p.m. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive. Free w. museum admission. $15.


Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027


Fully Full Wool Band, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.  949-715-7777 $10 cover.


Justin James at Hotel Laguna, 5-8 p.m., 425 S. Coast Highway.


Jazz featuring Dan Reckard on sax and keyboard and friends, 6-9 p.m. Cafe Zinc, 344 Ocean Ave. 949-494-6312. Also Wednesdays.


Monday, Aug. 8

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743


Tuesday, Aug. 9

Art Talk at Festival of Arts. 11 a.m. Docent tour of grounds follows. Festival of Art 650 Laguna Canyon Road.


Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriter’s Showcase, 8-11 p.m. Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027


Wednesday, Aug. 10

Karaoke at 9 p.m. Ocean Ave. Brewery. No cover. Over 21, 237 Ocean Avenue.


Wine Club Tasting at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop & Café at 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 6:30 p.m. RSVP. $10 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4000


Thursday, Aug. 11

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Coast Highway. Call:  949-715-777

Art Talk, lecture series, 10-11 a.m.; Wine and Chocolate, Art and Jazz, 5-8 p.m., Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road.



Noguchi: East Meets West and Lita Albuquerque “Emergence,” 11 a.m-5 p.m. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive. Through Oct. 12.


“I Left My Heart,” a Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett, 8 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets $30-70. 949-497-2787. Through Aug. 21.



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