Getting Out 3/22/13


Bluewater Film Celebrates Blue Belt

A scene from “Coral Reef Adventure.”
A scene from “Coral Reef Adventure.”

The Laguna Beach Film Society’s final screening in its documentary film series focusing on ocean awareness will be of “Coral Reef Adventure” on Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m. at the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr.

The film by Oscar-nominated filmmaker and local resident Greg MacGillivray follows a 10-month exploration of the Pacific’s most vibrant and endangered coral reefs, narrated by Liam Neeson.

Tickets can be purchased on-line or at the door; $6 at the door of $5 presale. For more information visit


Exploring Midcentury Architecture Without the Trip

Donald Wexler's Steel House, 1962, one of the subjects of Alan Hess’s talk.
Donald Wexler’s Steel House, 1962, one of the subjects of Alan Hess’s talk.

Laguna Friends of Architecture will be hosting an introduction on “Midcentury Architecture in Palm Springs” by the architectural historian Alan Hess, plus the screening of the documentary “Desert Utopia” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 at Laguna College of Art and Design, Studio 12 at 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd.

This film features rarely seen interviews with notable architects and many examples of Post-WWII modernism in Palm Springs, displaying design ideas that are still relevant today. Hess will also answer audience questions in an open discussion after the film.

The event is free.

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