Concert Combines Music with Medicine

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A concert intended to demonstrate the healing power of music is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Laguna Woods Clubhouse 3 Theatre, 23822 Avenida Sevilla.

The “Music Heals Project” is a collaboration between neurosurgeon Christopher Duma, founder of the Foundation for Neurosciences, Stroke and Recovery, and pianist composer Mike Garson, known for his work with rock acts.

Other performers include clarinetist Sang Yoon Kim, violinist Drew Tretick and saxophonist Samantha Shapiro among others.

Tickets start at $125 per person and are available online at:, or by calling 866-232-2526.


Book Store Hosts Blogger

3 getting out athomemadamchic_highresJennifer Scott, author of “At Home with Madame Chic: Becoming a Connoisseur of Everyday Life,” comes to Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway, for a 4 p.m. talk and signing Sunday, Nov. 4.

The book serves as an illustrated toolbox of tips and ideas for organizing, entertaining, and savoring a stylish life.



Heroes Shine on Festival Night

The 10th annual My Hero International Film Festival takes place from 3-10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Ann and Jerry Moss Theater in the Herb Alpert Educational Village, 3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica.

Awards organized by the Laguna Beach-based nonprofit will be presented after the screenings and a reception for the filmmakers. R.S.V.P. to:

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