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Plein Air Painters Announce Show Winners

Artist Suzie Baker’s painting, “Harvey was Here,” took first place in the 14th annual Best of Plein Air showon display at the Forest and Ocean Gallery in downtown Laguna Beach. Jurors Cynthia and Carl Bretzke and gallery owner Ludo Leideritz selected over 60 original works by...

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Sculpting the Subconscious

“I don’t imitate life. I like to co-create life.” Within moments of speaking with local artist Jayne Reich, it is also clear she has experienced a full life. With vibrant articulation, she speaks knowledgably of art, quantum physics and human consciousness all the while casually...


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Off Center Festival Returns Jan. 10

Segerstrom Center’s annual Off Center Festival returns Jan. 10-26 for another audacious line-up of three bold and contemporary productions making their festival debuts. The powerful and evocative performance piece “HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True” opens the festival, telling the...

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Author Discusses ‘Coastal Sage’

“Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California’s Shore,” by Laguna local and Indy columnist Tom Osborne, is the topic of a free talk at he UC Irvine Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 15207 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 22. Douglas was the...