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FOA’s Fresh Faces on Display

Works by newly juried Festival of Arts artists is on display in a new show, “Fresh Faces 2018” at the third floor gallery at Wells Fargo Bank, 260 Ocean Ave. The exhibit will showcase a wide range of mediums including painting, sculpture, glass, pastels, photography and mixed...

Painters Learn to Walk Away

LOCA Arts Education and Laguna Plein Air Painters Association present Lay it Down and Leave it, a landscape painting workshop Saturday, March 17, at 9 a.m. at Top of the World Elementary. Attendees will learn to lay paints with minimal brushstrokes, and heavy impasto textures....

Campbell’s Show Opens at Pacific Edge Gallery

Laguna Beach artist Sandra Jones Campbell opens her new 30-painting exhibition, “Better to Show Than Tell,” with a reception at Pacific Edge Gallery on Saturday, March 3, from 6-9 p.m. Inspired by her childhood memories of growing up in Oregon, this collection has all of the...

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Playhouse Presents ‘Dirty Blonde’

“Dirty Blonde,” written by Claudia Shear and directed James W. Gruessing Jr., opens at Laguna Playhouse on Thursday, April 26, for six performances only. Starring Bets Malone as Mae West, the production examines one of America’s most enduring and controversial pop culture...

Local Violinist Performs in Classical Concert

Laguna local Jessica Haddy will perform a program of classical music in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Corona Del Mar High School performing arts theater, 2101 Eastbluff Dr., Newport Beach. Haddy is concertmaster of the Southern California Philharmonic. The...

Orchestra Makes its Laguna Debut

Neo-Baroque orchestra Kontrapunktus will perform for the first time in Laguna Beach in a free 2 p.m. concert at the Laguna Presbyterian Church Sunday, April 8. The ensemble will be performing a 90-minute concert featuring repertoire commemorating influential Baroque composers...

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Surgeon Discusses New Book

Local surgeon Dr. John West has written, “Prevent Survive Thrive: Every Woman’s Guide to Optimal Breast Care” and will discuss the work at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. The question patients most often ask is “what would you tell me to do if...

Local Author Tackles Adversity Head On

At nearly 80, Laguna Beach resident Gene Nalbandian’s experiences range from starting his own business to a stint as a player for the Chicago Cubs. The descendant of Armenian Genocide survivors, Nalabandian’s first book, “Lamentations of a Dad: How Takeaways Led...

Bookstore Celebrates First Decade of Business.

To celebrate its 10th year in business, Laguna Beach Books hosts its own anniversary party at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, and invites attendance by readers, authors and fans alike. Drinks, homemade food, special discounts and a raffle will be available throughout the evening at...

Author Looks at Life Anew

In his latest book, “Dropping the Struggle – 7 Ways to Love the Life You Have,” author Roger Housden explores the root causes of suffering and how to diminish them. “Suffering comes from wanting things to be different than they are,” said Housden, whose previous works include the...

Festival Features Bestselling Author

Bestselling author Michelle Gable, who has written a second novel, “I’ll See You in Paris,” visits the Festival of Arts at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 21. In her debut work, “A Paris Apartment,” Gable, of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, fictionalized the true story of a French courtesan and the...

Books, Brunch with TV Producer

The latest work by writer Steve Hely, known as a television producer of shows such as the “Late Show with David Letterman,” and “The Office,” documents his nomadic journey from Los Angeles to Patagonia. Hely joins the Festival of Arts’ Books and Brunch series at 11:30 a.m....