French horn player Annie Bosler joins Oakwood Brass in a 7 p.m. concert Thursday, May 12, at the Laguna Art Museum.
Programming by the classical brass quintet bends genres and strays into jazz and pop.
Reservations are now necessary and can be made through the Museum’s website or at 949 494.8971 x203.
Sunset Serenades Return
Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. from May 6 through May 27 the Arts Commission will present Sunset Serenades at the Heisler Park Amphitheatre.
The free concert line up is as follows: May 6, “The Voice” contestant Michelle Raitzin sings a David Bowie tribute; May 13, Devil’s Box String Band; May 20, Hugh Jorgan jazz trio; and May 27, four singer songwriters.
Film Recalls Holocaust Resisters
“Defiance,” a movie about the Bielski partisans who fought the Nazis and saved Jews navigating through the woods of Poland in 1941, will be screened Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. at Chabad of Laguna Beach, 30804 S. Coast Highway.
Aron Bell, youngest of the Bielski brothers, will answer questions following the film.
Tickets are $20 to $25, while sponsors at $180 per person, have a chance to meet Bell over dinner at a private home.
RSVP to [email protected] or at 949-499 – 0770.
Presbyterians Present Spring Concerts
Laguna Presbyterian Church invites the public to two free concerts this month.
The American Guild of Organists will host a 7 p.m. concert at the church, 415 Forest Ave., on Saturday, May 14. The following Sunday, May 22, an ice cream social at 4 p.m. precedes the 5 p.m. chancel choir and bells spring concert.
Simple Minds Artist Lands Radio Slot
Jim Kerr, of the best-selling band Simple Minds, began hosting his own radio show on KX 93.5 FM. His first show aired Saturday, April 30.
“Alive and Kickin’ with Jim Kerr” will feature Kerr’s selections from his extensive collection and stories behind why he picks each track.
Simple Minds is best known for hit “Don’t You (Forget About Me),” featured in the film, “The Breakfast Club.”
Kerr can be heard on Saturdays at 2 p.m., at www.KX935.com or on the KX 93.5 app. The show will also be available in podcast format on iTunes.
Outdoor Bluegrass Concert Shifts Venues
Laguna Beach Live! kicks off summer with a Sunday, June 12, bluegrass concert from 3-7 p.m., by the acclaimed Sonoran Dogs and the local Dupp Brothers.
A catered BBQ and beverages will be available under the sycamores at Laguna College of Art & Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road.
Concert and dinner tickets, separately, are $20 in advance and $25 at door and are available at 800 595-4849 or by visiting lagunabeachlive.org.
Parking will be available at the campus and a free trolley available at ACT V parking lot between 2:30-7:30 p.m.
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