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Telling Their Stories in Dance

Telling Their Stories in Dance

Laguna’s Artists’ Theatre will come alive next Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 26-28, with the spring dance show honoring this year’s senior class. “Twelve” will feature the choreographic work of department directors Lisa Jay and Danielle Pigneri, as well as five guest choreographers. Jay once again adds her native Hawaiian culture to the show with […]

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Every Beach Town Should be a Bike Town

Every Beach Town Should be a Bike Town

Editor, I’m excited about the idea of Laguna Beach become a bike-friendly town. I’d like to see a system in place here similar to what we have in my hometown in Europe (another ridiculously picturesque beachside tourist town, very similar to Laguna) There, they have set up several bike kiosks at opposite ends of the […]

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Artists of Disparate Media Find Common Ground

Artists of Disparate Media Find Common Ground

The show “So Close/So Far” features two Laguna Beach artists whose mediums and aesthetics could not be farther apart. Or so one might think. But glass artist Sian Poeschl and photographer Suzi Chauvel reveal much in common when it comes to creative inspiration. In this show, the artists’ shared the same frame of reference in […]

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Laguna Excels in Luring Foodie Tourists

Laguna Excels in Luring Foodie Tourists

The Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau was recently with a SASI (Shop America Salutes Innovation) award for “Best Dining Tourism Program” by a destination marketing organization in the United States at the 2012 ONE Travel Conference for Shopping, Dining & Cultural Tourism held last month. “Research shows that Foodies travel and stay in destinations […]

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The One-Night-Only Dolphin Gallery Exhibits TOW Artists

The One-Night-Only Dolphin Gallery Exhibits TOW Artists

Laguna’s newest art gallery, the Dolphin Gallery at Top of the World Elementary School, will open its doors for the first time on Friday evening, Feb. 10, with an exhibition featuring over 600 visual artists and an assortment of live instrumental performers offering musical ambiance. Don’t be late because doors to this one-night-only engagement close […]

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Coffee Break Expert Discusses Love, Discipline and Achievement

Coffee Break Expert Discusses Love, Discipline and Achievement

This month’s Coffee Break will feature local psychologist and author Dr. Thomas Habib during a 7-9 p.m. seminar at Aliso Creek Inn on Wednesday, Jan. 18, allowing working parents to participate in the PTA sponsored workshops.   Dr. Habib will explore how parents can help children channel their spontaneous childhood energies into goals and purposes.  […]

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Movie Buffs Invited to Foreign-Film Fest

Movie Buffs Invited to Foreign-Film Fest

Gene Alterman will celebrate his ninth year as executive director of the Orange County International Jewish Film Festival not with a cake and candles, but with high hopes and the ambition to expand the offerings that begin screening Jan. 15 in Irvine. A 31-year Laguna Beach resident, Alterman took the helm of the 22-year old […]

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CHOC Receives $100,000 Ueberroth Gift

CHOC Receives $100,000 Ueberroth Gift

Children’s Hospital of Orange County has received a $100,000 donation from the Ueberroth Family Foundation to name a room on the fifth floor of a new patient care tower set to open in 2013.   The fifth floor will feature 28 identically equipped private rooms in order to reduce the spread of infection and minimize […]

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Holiday Services Celebrated Throughout Laguna

Holiday Services Celebrated Throughout Laguna

UMC Sings Praise of Christmas United Methodist Church, 21632 Wesley Drive, invites the community to an assembly of Christmas Eve services: at 5 p.m., a 45-minute family worship service especially offered for children and their families; and 7 p.m., a musical worship service featuring chancel choir, hand bells, organ and piano music will be held. […]

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Movie Buffs Invited to Foreign-Film Fest

Movie Buffs Invited to Foreign-Film Fest

Gene Alterman will celebrate his ninth year as executive director of the Orange County International Jewish Film Festival not with a cake and candles, but with high hopes and the ambition to expand the offerings that begin screening Jan. 15 in Irvine. A 31-year Laguna Beach resident, Alterman took the helm of the 22-year old […]

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Art Seen

Art Seen

Gallery and Sculptor Debut Pas de Deux Figurative sculptor Richard MacDonald will be featured in a solo exhibition of recent works at Dawson Cole Fine Art in Laguna Beach, which will host artist receptions Saturday, Nov. 12 from 8 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 from 12 to 3 p.m. at 326 Glenneyre St. […]

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Community Datebook

Community Datebook

Judge Presides Over Veterans Day Ceremony, Church’s Boutique Sale Benefits Mission Outreach, Conservancy Hosts Senior Center’s Leader, SEEDS Workshop Delves Into a Shunned Topic, Paving the Way for Safer Passage, YogaWoman Stretches to Laguna Audiences.

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Octoberfest Shows Anneliese’s German Roots

Octoberfest Shows Anneliese’s German Roots

Hosts Join SEEDS and its partner Anneliese Schools at the annual Oktoberfest, Saturday, Oct. 29, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road.   This German festival is for the entire family and will feature authentic German food, including soft pretzels and bratwurst. There will be games, a bounce house and swing ride and […]

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Rare Cat Sits for a Cameo Appearance

Rare Cat Sits for a Cameo Appearance

Part-time Laguna Beach resident Alison Ravano discovered the work of the Cheetah Conservation Fund through her 8-year-old daughter, researching online for a homework assignment about the spotted feline. Since then, Ravano, who lives in London, joined the Namibia-based charity’s board in the United Kingdom, one of eight countries where the fund has established chapters since […]

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Hobie Paddles Into Traffic

Hobie Paddles Into Traffic

An owner of the local surf brand Hobie is vying for rights to a new restaurant concession, up for grabs at John Wayne Airport. Like a surfer dropping in on an occupied wave, Hobie’s proposal appears to be overshadowed by a competing one that includes a cross-county rival, Huntington Beach’s Corky Carroll’s Surf Bar. Carroll […]