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Carnival of Venice Series Opens at Artist Eye

 Artist Eye Gallery celebrates “Carnevale” Italian style.
Artist Eye Gallery celebrates “Carnevale” Italian style.

Giorgio Dimichina’s new series of paintings depicting the colors, romance and mystery of Italy’s Carnevale di Venezia go on display at Artist Eye Gallery, 1294 S. Coast Highway Aug. 1-30.

The artist will discuss his work during an Art Walk reception from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday Aug. 7, as well as another artist reception from 6 -9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16.




AIR Gallery Showcases Manich Work

A 6 p.m. reception with live entertainment and refreshments opens Transformation Monday, Aug. 4 at the AIR gallery, 658 S. Coast Highway.

The works by Sandra Manich are a visually implied narrative of the 12 steps of recovery for alcoholism. The occasion also celebrates birthdays for Jerry, Bill, Bob and more.

More information at 949-443-2397.


Artman Gallery Displays New Work

A detail of James Verbicky’s "Divisionaire 4,” part of a new gallery exhibition.
A detail of James Verbicky’s “Divisionaire 4,” part of a new gallery exhibition.

A reception for artist James Verbicky will be held during Art Walk from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at the JoAnne Artman Gallery, 326 N. Coast Hwy.













The Inn Surfs Sardinia

Award-winning filmmaker Jason Baffa presents his latest documentary, “Bella Vita,” chronicling a surfer’s journey through Italy, at The Inn at Laguna Beach on Thursday, Aug. 7, during Laguna Beach ArtWalk. Guests are invited to stop by The Inn’s Pacific Terrace, 211 N. Coast Highway, between 5 and 9 p.m. to meet the filmmaker. The film’s subject, surfer, artist and environmentalist Chris del Moro, will also be present.


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