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Exhibit Features Works on Loan from the Festival of Arts

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, presents “85 Years of Art,” a summer exhibit allied with the Pageant of the Masters and Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach. Guests are invited to view this recently opened display at the resort through Sept. 5. The exhibit includes work from the...

Gallery Hosts Watercolor Show, Works by Early Laguna Painter

The public is welcome to join a 5-8 p.m. reception for the artists of “Waterworks,” Saturday, May 13, at the Forest & Ocean Gallery, 480 Ocean Ave., shared with the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. The juried exhibition includes 40 original works in watercolors created...

Explore the Facets Of Happiness

Laguna local Karen K. Redding will show her newest photographic images, No Mud No Lotus, from the Kingdom of Bhutan, at the Gallery de Fox, 171 W. Second St. in the arts district of Santa Ana. Join her at the opening reception from 6-10 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, during Santa Ana’s...

Art Profiles

Newly Restored Painting Reveals Early Laguna

A work by early plein air artist William Griffith and never exhibited publicly before is on display at City Hall. It was donated by a great-grandson of a Laguna Beach homesteader.

Ancient Messenger Receives a Modern Makeover

By Susan Anderson, Special to the Independent Artist Annette Wimmer unveiled her latest work, “Mercury Rising,” among friends at a reception earlier this at her painting studio and salon in Laguna Beach. Wimmer moved to Laguna Beach from Munich after marrying Paul Brian in 1985....

One Show Only for Greg Lyons Trio

Laguna local and percussionist Greg Lyons performs with David Pope and Matt Smiley at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at No Square Theatre, 384 Legion St. Dinner by The White House is served al fresco 50 minutes before the show for $10. The jazz trio plays original music, contemporary,...

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Art Intersects With Music in a Museum Mash-up

Michelle Temple’s interactive multimedia event celebrating artistic inspiration begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. Created by Pacific Symphony musician Michelle Temple, the multimedia event discusses the drive of the artist with a...

Musicians Keep the Music Playing

Musicians Matt Venuti, Pam Wicks and Doug Miller perform live Saturday, May 20, in “A Concert to Celebrate What Unites Us,” at 6:30 p.m. at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr. The evening will include unusual instruments, special songwriting, piano,...

Premiere for a New Commission

Lavender Bass explores the varied repertoire for their unique instrument combination Thursday, May 11, during a Live! at  the Museum performance at Laguna Art Museum. Bassonist Christine Phelps Webb performs with cellist Jeness Johnson in the 7 p.m. concert, which will include...

Write Stuff

Local Author Shares Life, New Work

Laguna local Rossandra White will introduce her new book, “Monkey’s Wedding” at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. The protagonists, adolescents Elizabeth and Tururu share an uneasy friendship on a remote sisal plantation in 1953’s Zimbabwe when...

Third Street Writers Collaborate on First Book

  Join the Third Street Writers as they celebrate the release of the anthology “Beach Reads: Here Comes the Sun,” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. The anthology of 30 short stories, poetry, and personal essays explores the sun as...

Stahl on Grand-parenting and Journalism

By Cassandra Reinhart, Special to the Independent Veteran broadcast journalist Lesley Stahl, a White House correspondent for CBS News during three presidencies and a 25-year “60 Minutes” correspondent, spoke Friday evening at the Norman P. Murray Community Center in Mission Viejo...

Prison Psychiatrist Shares Life Experiences

Local author Dr. Edward Kaufman will discuss ‘Tales of a Prison Psychiatrist: 50 Years of Criminalization of the Mentally Ill and Addicted,” at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. Using the stories of mentally ill and addicted patients and...

Female Pro Baseball Player Shares Her Story

Laguna Beach author Jean Hastings Ardell and her co-author, baseball player Ila Jane Borders, will discuss their new book, “Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23, with a reading at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. They tell the story...

A Feast to Satisfy the Mind and Palate

Author Nicole Gulotta will discuss her new book “Eat This Poem: A Literary Feast Inspired by Poetry” at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. The 25 poems in the book from such poets as Marge Piercy, Louise Glück, Mark Strand, Mary Oliver, Billy...