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Rethink Art

Editor, The English phone booth on Forest and Beach has turned into an archetypal gauge of what does not work in public art. This recently...

Closures Breed Resentment

Editor,  Looking at the uproar about City Hall closing every second Friday, I know that the offered solution was useless or inadequate at best. Discussing how...

New Mayor Needs a Broader Vision

Editor, Toni Iseman’s interview (“Iseman Readies for a Final Mayoral Term,” Dec. 9 edition) was really nice with good intent, similar to how a grandmother...

Blot Out Art on the City Seal

Editor, The galleries and wine were not causing problems; others were. Anyone who believes that a sip of wine is the cause to warrant an undercover...

Art, a Death-Spiral Reality Show

Editor, The purpose of any city (the people's) arts commission is to engage and expose as many persons as possible to the arts for the least...

Monarchy or Democracy?

Editor, A friend recently told me he never believed in democracy, and that a benevolent monarch would be a better choice any day. No, he...

Mancuso Connects With Artists

Editor, I first met Judie Mancuso at the Laguna Beach Taxpayers Association forum and later she reached out to me to be updated on the...

Art, a Death-Spiral Reality Show, Part 2

Editor, The Laguna Playhouse candidate forum was all but about art. The Alliance for the Arts even refused to hand out its original questions to...

Art, a Death-Spiral Reality Show

Editor, The Laguna Alliance for the Arts’ candidate forum exposed what is wrong with the arts today in a city that relies on its past...

City Accepts Broad-Stroke Arts Plan

A broad 10-year cultural arts “master plan” recommending more affordable space and global connection for the arts and artists in Laguna Beach, and ultimately requiring more money, was approved by the Laguna Beach City Council Tuesday.

Stop Playing Politics With Artists

Editor, It is time to save artists from being taken advantage of by politics and organizations because the currently proposed cultural plan has nothing to...