Arts Briefs


Guitarist’s National Tour Includes Marbar

Camille Bloom

Seattle musician Camille Bloom will stop at the Marine Room on Oct. 18 as part of a tour promoting release of her new album, “Never Out Of Time” next month.

Bloom’s music, licensed for use in television and cable shows and played on college radio stations, earned a spot in roots charts in Europe in 2009. Most recently, she won the “Best Female Indie Artist” at the Ladylake Music Awards in 2010.

In addition to touring full time, Bloom directs a rock ‘n roll camp for kids in Seattle and makes regular stops to perform at youth centers.



Women Share Their Dreams


By bringing women artists, writers, poets, and composers together, ncourages, recognizes, and that “illuminate the human experience, fire the imagination, and nurture the soul.”


The “Women in Dreams” collage, created by the Laguna Beach Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, reflect the organizations effort to promote creative endeavors.


The collage is on display at the Laguna Beach Library, 363 Glenneyre St., this month and the public is invited to meet the artists and writers behind the collage at a reception Thursday, Oct. 13, at 3 p.m.


Authors will do readings from their own books.


For more information, contact Suellen Zima at 949-595-4335.

Wine Tasting Features German Vintages 

King Frosch Wines, famous German wines from the Rhine River area, will be featured at a wine tasting Saturday Oct. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. by the Episcopal Churchwomen of St. Mary’s.

Tickets for the wine tasting in the Guild Hall, 428 Park Avenue, are $15 per person for six tastings. Appetizers and cheese will be served.  Baskets for raffle will be available.

Contact Julianna Van Den Berg at 949-842-5424 for reservations, or email Kelli Humphrey at [email protected].  To learn more about King Frosch Wines, the website is


Film Society Offers Pre-Holiday Membership Discount


As part of a holiday special, membership in the Laguna Beach Film Society is priced at $40 for a single and $75 for two, which each include attending eight films and four pre-film receptions at a price less than half the cost of a standard film ticket.

Memberships come with four film receptions including appetizers and wine at the Laguna Beach Art Museum at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month starting in January and running through April, four Thursday films at 7 p.m. at the South Coast Cinema and four documentaries at the Forum Theater at the Festival of Arts grounds at 7 p.m. on the second Fridays of the month from January through April.

These special winter memberships will be available for sale from 6 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 20, Nov. 17, and Dec. 22 at the LBFS prefilm receptions at the Art Museum, or by contacting the LBFS Chair, JoAnne Story, at 949-494-8971, ext. 201 or at [email protected].


 Katsuya Introduces Happy Hour

Katsuya restaurant’s bar area and Dragon Room, 858 S. Coast Highway, hosts a new happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Specials include a number of Katsuya’s specialty cocktails for $10 and well drinks, hot sake, and wine priced at $7 each.


Diners can also enjoy an assortment of Katsuya’s signature dishes for $5 and $9, and a selection of sushi rolls are also available for $5 each.


Nothing Spooky about a Moonlight Masquerade


The Laguna Playhouse’s Third Annual Moonlight Masquerade at Tivoli Too on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6 to 10 p.m., will provide guests with a theatrical and philanthropic way of helping to celebrate the theatre’s legacy.

Costumes and masks are encouraged. The evening includes dinner, dancing, a silent auction featuring original art and jewelry, electronics, travel, spa packages, a year of dining, a Laguna Beach shopping spree and every guest receives a gift gag.

Costume contests feature prizes including Laguna Playhouse tickets and a Tight Assets gift card and the opportunity drawing prize is a luxury weekend travel package.

Tickets $125 per person.  Table sponsorships and event underwriting opportunities are available.  For information contact Leslie Anne Mogul, 949-497-2787 ext. 217 or at [email protected] or visit

Senior Center Hosts Young Artists’ Show

“Reflections of Growth” art show by members at the Boys & Girls Club is now on display at the Susi Q art gallery in the Laguna Beach Senior and Community Center, 380 Third Street.


The show will run through mid December. A reception for the young artists is planned for Oct. 25 from 6-7 p.m. and is open to the public.


Partners for this show include the club’s instructor Emily Murray and LOCA instructors Pat Phillips, Carol Swanson, Sharon Risley, Noel Lashley, Gayle Foley and Hannah Webb. The young artists include: Vickymar Erazo, Jenna Townsend, Skylar Sexton, Tess Booth, Luciana Smith, Diego Ruiz, Jordan Trautwein, Angelina Dyrnaes, Sofia Hefter-Smith, Katherine Outhwaite, River Sandoval, Brooklyn Bryan, Kael Bittner-Brown, Emily Hayden, Autumn Moreland, Alyssa Decker, Makena Minailo, Paris Ruzicka, Gage Robben, Jilleah Channels, Jada Handy, Jameson Roller, Tatiana Tobin, Andrea Osburn, Hana Ford, Madison Wold, Elisa Dobrow-Isaza, Nadine Maida, Lalia Garcia-Amini, Mia Brisker-Vines, Garret Robben, Amber Proctor, Clarissa Rojas, Aaron Weiss, Eric Calderon, Jacob Castro,  Andrew Tran, Ty Endres, Dylan Kang, Quinn Butler, Andre Nunn, Evelyn Alonso, Kiara Flores and Yamna Anaya.


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