Art Seen

Reception to be Held at Avran Fine Art

Avran Fine Art will hold an opening night and artist reception for Pat McNabb Martin’s collection, “Between the Lines”, on Saturday, June 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. The public is invited to this free event to enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres for McNabb Martin’s first solo exhibition with...

Art Profiles

Film Documents Laguna Beach from a Local’s Lens

In his tiny, crowded Laguna Beach studio, Douglas Miller produces two diminutive paintings per day. Small, they are nonetheless flawless likenesses of Laguna Beach’s diverse vistas. “I’d starve if I just do big paintings,” said Miller, who by his recollection, has painted roughly...


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Getting Out

A Reminder from the Literary Laureates

There are four remaining workshops left in their writing series. The Art of the Short Story takes place on Friday, Oct. 19 and will be led by Marrie Stone. On Friday, Nov. 2, Beverley Seehoff will teach The Art of Reading and Understanding Fiction. Suzanne Redfearn will lead the...

Write Stuff

Disney’s ‘Beast’ Informs a Look at Gospel Leadership

Local author, leadership consultant, and motivational speaker Mary Scifres published her first book on transformational leadership and discusses the work at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at University United Methodist Church, 18422 Culver Dr., in Irvine. A veteran of other works on...