Weekend Finale for Summer Art Fests

Festival of Art


The daughter and mother songwriting team Brittany Beaudry and Kristen A. Spath perform at Rock' N Fish, 422 S. Coast Highway, Sunday, Aug. 28, at 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 26, DJ Style with Lucky Lou, 6-8 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 27, Acura Celebrity Event, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Richard Marx 7-8 p.m

Sunday, Aug. 28, Art in Motion: Irish dance, 3-4 p.m.; meet celebrities such as Camryn Manheim arriving at 5 p.m.; Beatles Sunday, Jason Feddy & Friends, 6-8 p.m.

Pageant of the Masters’ “Only Make Believe,” 8:30 p.m., through Aug. 31.

www.festivalofarts.org 949-494-1145, 650 Laguna Canyon Road.


Sawdust Art Festival


Friday, Aug. 26: Poul Pederson, George Lawton, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; The Girls, noon-4 p.m.; Michelle Mangione, Paul McIntire, 5-9:30 p.m.; Jason Feddy, 5:30-9:45 p.m.

Art classes, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Saturday, Aug. 27: Chris & Sue, Beth Fitchet Wood, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.;  Upstream, noon-4 p.m.; Kelly Fitzgerald, Mary Coppin, 5-9:30 p.m.; Missiles of October, 5:30-9:45 p.m.

Art classes, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Sunday, Aug. 28: Really Classic, Brooke Ramel, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Yussi, noon-4 p.m.; City Workers, 5-9:30 p.m.; World Anthem, 5:30-9:45 p.m.


www.sawdustartfestival.org  949-494-3030  935 Laguna Canyon Road.




Friday, Aug.26: Bob Johnson, 4-7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 27: Shades of Blue, noon-3 p.m.; Delta Daddy-O’s, 5-9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 28: Redd Street, 2-5 p.m.

www.art-a-fair.com  949-494-4514 777 Laguna Canyon Road.


Indy Calendar, August 26-September 1, 2011


Friday, Aug. 26


Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. For adults only.  $20, $6 for additional glasses of wine. 949.494.4006.


Jazz Friday with pianist/vocalist Christina Aguinaga at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway.

949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com



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


Nick I & ADD of Common Sense, 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com  949-715-7777


Friday Night Dance Party, H’Sao hip hop, 8:15 p.m. The Great Park, Sand Canyon & Marine Way, Irvine. www.ocgreatpark.org $10 parking.



Saturday Aug.27


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


Back County Hike, 9 a.m., Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Hwy. Met at Moro day-use parking. $15 day use fee. 949-494-3539


Ashlee Fletcher, author of children’s picture book “My Dog, My Cat.” Kids welcome. 2 p.m. Laguna Beach Books, 1200 Coast Highway. 949-494-4779 www.lagunabeachbooks.com


West Coast Strayz, 8-11 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027


Party Foul (reggae, ska, mixed) 8:45-midnight, Mozambique, 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com  949-715-7777


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


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


Salsa Night w. Ivan Marcello at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com


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



Del McCoury Band, Great Park Concert, 8:15 p.m. Sand Canyon & Marine Way, Irvine. www.ocgreatpark.org  $10 parking.


Sunday, Aug. 28


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


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.  www.mozambiqueoc.com  949-715-7777 $10 cover.


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


Jazz featuring Dan Reckard on sax and keyboard, 6-9 p.m. Cafe Zinc, 344 Ocean Ave. 949-494-6312



Monday, Aug. 29



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



Tuesday, Aug. 30



Art Talk at Festival of Arts, “The Art of Re-imagining Fashion” 10-11 a.m., 650 Laguna Canyon Rd. Free with festival admission.


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



Wednesday, Aug. 31


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 at 845 Laguna Canyon Road. Every Wednesday at 6:30pm. Reservations required. $10 per person. Each tasting incl.6 wines, bread and cheese. 949.494.4000


Jazz Wednesday, Sal Cracchiolo & Melanie Jackson Quartet, 6 p.m. Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Highway. $10 cover. (Rose Garden opens 5 p.m.)




Thursday, Sept. 1


First Thursday. Art Walk member galleries stay open from 6-9 p.m. Wine and refreshments served. www.firstthursdayartwalk.com  949-683-6871 Free shuttle throughout town.

First Thursdays Member Gallery Exhibition 5-6 p.m, “Gallery Highlights,” City Hall, 505 Forest Ave.


Sue Greenwood Fine Art, 330 N.Coast Hwy. Kay Bradner, Geoff Krueger. 949-494-0669


FOA South, 1006 S. Coast Highway. Stillman F. Sawyer, Silver Images from Nature.


Studio Arts Gallery, 1200 S. Coast Highway, glass by Michael Hermann and Gina Lunn


Salt Fine Art, 1492 S. Coast Highway, kinetic work by Victor Hugo Zayas.


Vintage Poster, 1492 S. Coast Highway, Sister City original Menton posters.


DeRu’s Fine Arts, 1590 S. Coast Highway, “Scenes of Laguna as Painted by Early California Impressionists (1890-1940)”


Sandstone Gallery, 384-A N. Coast Hwy. “Figures in Space” by Howard Hitchcock and “Cosmic Dream” by Sunny Kim.


End of Summer Party. Group show of gallery artists, 6-9 p.m., Peter Blake Gallery, 435 Ocean Ave. 949-376-9994 www.peterblakegallery.com

DJ’d grooves at Mozambique. 1740 Coast Highway. www.mozambiqueoc.com  949-715-777

The Dupp Brothers, 8:30 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027

Film Screenings curated by Meghan Chandler. 7 p.m. Free. UCI, Lucille Kuehn Bldg. No. 610, 949-824-6494.




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


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