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Weekend Music at the Festivals

Flamenco virtuoso Claudia de la Cruz will twirl and stomp across the Festival of Arts’ stage during Art in Motion: From Hip Hop to Tango, 3-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31.

 Festival of Art

Friday, July 29, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m.

Saturday, July 30, Jazz on the Green, Greg Adams & East Bay Soul, 1-3 p.m.; Terje Lie, 6-8 p.m.

Sunday, July 31, Art of Cooking features Williams Sonoma Chef Joffrey, 1-3 p.m., Art in Motion: Hip-Hop to Tango features flamenco, 3-4 p.m.; Beatles Sunday, Jason Feddy & Friends, 6-8 p.m. 

Pageant of the Masters’ “Only Make Believe”, 8:30 p.m. Irvine Bowl.


650 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949-494-1145


Sawdust Art Festival

 Friday, July 29: Poul Pederson, Dave Cross, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Juke Box Scandal, noon-4:30 p.m.; Rob Eller, Paul McIntyre, 5-9:30 p.m.; World Anthem, 5:30-9:45 p.m.

Art classes: 10 a.m-noon, earrings with Lorraine Hornby;  2-4 p.m. tidepool bracelets w. Linda Ames.

Saturday, July 30: Kelly Fitzgerald, Brooke Ramel, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Frame of Mind, noon-4:30 p.m.; Justin James, Forest Note, 5-9:30 p.m.; James Grant Blues Mythology, 5:30-9:45 p.m.


Sunday, July 31: Justin James, George Lawton, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; The Girls, noon-4:30 p.m.; Gary Shapiro Duo, 5-9:30 p.m.; OC Vintage Rock, 5:30-9:45 p.m.  949-494-3030  935 Laguna Canyon Road.



Art of Cooking features Williams Sonoma Chef Joffrey.

Friday, July 29: Bob Johnson, 4-7 p.m.

Saturday, July 30: Sway, noon-3 p.m.; Drex Cannon, 4-7 p.m.

Sunday, July 31: Upstream, noon-3 p.m.; Rideshare, 4-7 p.m.  949-494-4514 777 Laguna Canyon Road.


 Friday, July 29


Laguna Nursery Garden Cabaret, 6-10 p.m., with Kathi Gillmore, Dawn Feusi, Saif Eddin. 1370 S. Coast Hwy. 949-494-5200. Tickets $45 advance, $50 at door. Pref. seats $60


Gallimaufry Performing Arts musical “White Dalmatian,” 7 p.m, Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. 949-499-5060. Tickets: $15-20, seniors-students $10-15, under 18 $10-15. Also July 30-31.


Jazz Friday with pianist/vocalist Christina Aguinaga at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627 


Family Style, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Marine Room 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027


Nick Hernandez, 8:45 p.m to midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Pacific Coast Highway.  949-715-7777


National Choreographer Initiative concert featuring work of four choreographers and 16 dancers. 8 p.m. Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. 949-854-4646


Saturday, July 30


Farmers Market, Lumberyard Parking Lot next to City Hall. 8 a.m-noon, 714.573.0374


Gallimaufry Musical “White Dalmatian” 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Artist Theatre, 625 Park Ave. 949-499-5060  Tickets: Gen. $15-20, Seniors/Students $10-15  under 18 $10-15


Ticket to Ride, Beatles tribute, 8:45-midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.  949-715-7777 


Live jazz from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Laguna Coffee Company, 1050 S. Coast Highway.


Family Style, 9 p.m.-1 a.m at Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027


Laguna Culinary Arts Afternoon Tasting Room, 1-4 p.m., $5 for 8 wines. 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 949-494-4006.


Salsa night with Ivan Marcello at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627 


Newport Beach Sunset Cruises, Davey’s Locker, 400 Main St. 949-673-1434 $25 per person


Sunday, July 31


Music in the Park, Bluebird Park, Big Papa & The TCB, 5-7 p.m. No set-ups before 3. Bring low-backed seat or blanket.  949-497-0722  [email protected] 


Early to mid-century California art lecture by Laguna Art Museum curator Janet Blake, 1-3 p.m. 307 Cliff Drive. 497-8971.


Missiles of October, 4-8 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027


Full Wattz reggae, 5-10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway.  949-715-7777 $10 cover.


Guitarist vocalist Justin James at Hotel Laguna, 5-8 p.m. 425 S. Coast Highway.


Jazz featuring Dan Reckard and friends, 6-9 p.m., Cafe Zinc, 344 Ocean Ave. 949-494-6312. Also Wednesdays. 


Monday, Aug. 1


Karaoke, 9 p.m., Hennessy Tavern, 213 Ocean Ave. 949-494-2743


Tuesday, Aug. 2


Art Talk at Festival of Arts, Laguna College of Art and Design faculty and alumni discuss the local art community.11 a.m., docent tour of grounds follows. 949-494-1145, 650 Laguna Canyon Road.


 Beth Fitchet Wood’s Songwriter’s Showcase, 8-11 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027


Wednesday, August 3


Club Django, 6 p.m., $10 per person, Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Hwy. 949-715-9713


Karaoke at 9 p.m. Ocean Ave. Brewery. No cover. Over 21, 237 Ocean Avenue.


Wine Club Tasting at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop & Café, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. 6:30 p.m. RSVP. $10 per person. Each tasting includes 6 wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4000


Thursday, August 4

Art Talk at Festival of Arts, artist and conservator Andre Lohnert discusses restoration. 11 a.m., docent tour of grounds follows. 949-494-1145, 650 Laguna Canyon Road.


DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Coast Highway. Call:  949-715-777

The Dupp Brothers, Marine Room, 214 Ocean Avenue. 949-494-3027


Art, Jazz Wine & Chocolate. 5-8 p.m., over 21. Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road., $15


First Thursday Art Walk, member galleries, open late, 6-9 p.m. Free shuttle.  

Whitney Gallery, new paintings. 305 Forest Ave. 949-497-4322

Joanne Artman “The Back Room w. Brooke Shaden, Tae Ho Kang, Rimi Yang, America Martin. 326 N. Coast Hwy. 949-510-5481

DeRu’s Fine Art. “Scenes from Laguna” painted by early Impressionists. 1590 S. Coast Hwy. 949-376-3785

Studio Arts Gallery “Passion in Guache” by Fitz Maurice, fused glass by Mary Murray. Music on the patio. 1200 S. Coast Hwy. 949-376-1619




Noguchi: East Meets West and Lita Albuquerque “Emergence,” Daily, 11 a.m-5 p.m. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive. General $15, Students $12, Seniors/Military/under 12 free. 949-494-8971 Through Oct. 12, 2011


“I Left My Heart,” A Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett 8 p.m.  at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets $30-70  949-497-2787 through August 21.



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