The city will honor Olympic gold medalist Annika Dries on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the community pool from 2 to 4 p.m. Admission to the pool at 670 Park Ave. will be free and residents are encouraged to bring their suit and towel. Mayor Jane Egly will present Dries with a City Council proclamation honoring […]
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Award-winning Christopher Cross will perform in concert Saturday, Aug. 25, at Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts and Marcia Gay Harden will also pull the winning raffle ticket at 8:15 p.m. for a $50,000 2013 Acura. The evening’s festivities begin at 5 p.m. when attending celebrities will walk the red carpet at the Festival of Arts’ […]
By Sharbie Higuchi, Special to the Independent When Molly Hutchings was a 10th grader in 1967, her art teacher at San Clemente High School submitted her first watercolor painting to be considered for exhibition at the Junior Art Exhibit at Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts. Several thousand other pieces of art by students K-12 […]
Continuing its mission to educate the public and feature the arts in the community, the Passport to the Arts team of Laguna Beach, including and the Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau, will hold its third annual Art Supplies Donation Day, August 10. Visitors who donate a new, unopened art supply valued at $5 or […]
The Festival of Arts Foundation has awarded the Laguna Community Concert Band a $5,000 grant to support the continued growth of the band, the education of its members, and to assist in the bands scholarship program. In addition, the foundation also recently awarded a grant to the Laguna Beach Chorale for its work in producing […]
James Tormé, son of legendary entertainer Mel Tormé and British actress Janette Scott, will perform on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 1-3 p.m. on stage at the Festival of Arts’ green. There is no extra cost beyond admission to the festival. The singer infuses older jazz classics with soul and R&B influences.
Nirvana Grille’s “clean” California cuisine takes center stage at the Festival of Arts on Sunday, Aug. 5 at 1 p.m. when executive chef and owner Lindsay Smith-Rosales shares and demonstrates recipes. Smith-Rosales specializes in healthy organic ingredients. Founded first in 2006 in Mission Viejo, Nirvana Grille offers fresh, local fare sourced from area growers. In […]
Parents and children will be treated to exciting adventures in art, compliments of the Festival of Arts on Saturday, July 21, from noon to 3 p.m. Art projects in ceramics and mixed media, scavenger hunts, ceramics, marionette shows, balloon art, face painting and stringing together a Hawaiian anklet will entertain and ignite the imagination. Guests […]
The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts is hosting a prize drawing to win a one-night stay at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, valued at $607, for those who purchase items from the annual Art-To-Go fundraising collection from now until Aug. 11. The bonus drawing will be announced on the Festival grounds on Saturday, Aug. […]
Chef Kiel Anderson from Laguna Beach’s Watermarc restaurant makes a visit to the Festival of Arts to demonstrate his skills and share his flavors on Sunday, July 22, a 1 p.m. This special event takes place on the Festival of Arts green and is free with Festival admission.
Festival of Arts exhibitor Tom Lamb will lead a discussion Tuesday, July 17, at noon focusing on the impact of photography and digital media in the world of fine art. Festival artists will join him in sharing insights on the ever-changing aspects of photography and how advancements in technology have affected the process of capturing […]
In an effort to market its cultural wares to visitors, the Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau will open an exhibit showcasing the town’s past and present through its arts organizations this weekend in John Wayne Airport’s new Terminal C. The exhibit debuts July 15 and runs through October. The 11 wall-mounted art display cases […]
Executive chef-owner Marc Cohen from 230 Forest Avenue and Watermarc, will be the featured chef at the Festival of Arts’ cooking series Sunday, July 15 at 1 p.m. Festival visitors become culinary students for an hour as chefs share their tips, tricks and tools. The series features noteworthy local chefs and is free with Festival […]
Editor, Our big thanks go to the board of the Festival of Arts and June Neptune of Tivoli Terrace restaurant for providing a wonderful evening for a 100 veterans and their support staff on July 9. This year the Laguna Beach American Legion and VFW Posts invited veterans from Long Beach, Loma Linda and San […]
The public school music programs at Thurston Middle School and Laguna Beach High School received a $5,000 gift from the Festival of Arts Foundation this year. The donation helped replace instruments, provide scholarships, allowed the bands to participate in competitions and continues to improve the program. The Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach was […]