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Festival of Arts: What I’m Looking Forward To

The Festival of Arts & Pageant of the Masters is exactly that - two...

Tall Ships Festival 2019 Always a Treat

Each September after Labor Day weekend, The Ocean Institute in Dana Point...

Wine & Painting Nights – Festival of Arts

Three longtime and popular artists – Mark Jacobucci, Mike Tauber and Anthony...

Taste of Laguna for Thurs, Oct 3rd, 2019 – Tix Now on Sale

​The Taste of Laguna Food & Music Festival combines two of our community's...

Chef Peter Lai – The Blind Rabbit Speakeasy – Anaheim

Meet Chef Peter Lai, new Chef of the award-winning Blind Rabbit speakeasy in...

Pageant of the Masters 2019 – Time Machine

If you know anything about Laguna Beach, you know that the Pageant of the...

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Lumberyard Celebrating 10 Years This Thursday (Can You Believe It?)

Lumberyard Celebrating 10 Years This Thursday (Can You Believe It?)

On the heels of its little sister’s successful 1-year anniversary last Friday (Slice Pizza and Beer), big sister Lumberyard is celebrating her 10th anniversary this Thursday, Oct. 25th. To celebrate the milestone, Lumberyard is offering specials throughout the day,...

OC Chef’s Table 2019 – Top-Ranked Chefs and 3 Laguna New Entries

OC Chef’s Table 2019 – Top-Ranked Chefs and 3 Laguna New Entries

These last few days, I’ve been immersed in what is certainly one of the most enjoyable aspects of my life – interviewing chefs. Forty-two of them, actually. For the second year in a row, I have the pleasure of working with the Illumination Foundation and their...

One-Year Old Slice Pizza: Laguna’s Crafty Custom Pizza Concept

One-Year Old Slice Pizza: Laguna’s Crafty Custom Pizza Concept

I love the way our Laguna restaurateurs love their restaurants. Last week, I met with Cary Redfearn, who will be celebrating the 1-year anniversary at Slice Pizza and Beer, the crafty concept restaurant he and wife, Suzanne, concocted. It sits directly across the...

Chef Strong’s Ocean at Main – Initial Review

Chef Strong’s Ocean at Main – Initial Review

When Chef Craig Strong left his immaculate Montage-based restaurant, Studio, to start his own restaurant in Laguna Beach, the news was something akin to Moses coming down from the Mount. As much as we've all loved Craig Strong in our community, few of us regularly...

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Fete de la Musique Returns to Laguna Sidewalks June 15

Fete de la Musique Returns to Laguna Sidewalks June 15

Photo above by Charlie Dickerson On Saturday, June 15, the streets of Laguna Beach will be filled with music and much fanfare when the 12th Annual Laguna Beach Fête de la Musique presented by Laguna Beach Sister Cities Association (LBSCA) takes place. Originating in...

Janice Freeman always rose above it all

Janice Freeman always rose above it all

When you own a marketing agency for 25 years, you figure you’re going to have to deal with some bad PR from time to time. Fortunately, my clients have been so stellar that we’ve rarely seen something fall apart that we’ve had to jump on … until Sunday morning, just...

Laguna Beach Garden Club Gate & Garden Tour 2019

Laguna Beach Garden Club Gate & Garden Tour 2019

On Friday, May 3, 2019, the Garden Club will host its annual Laguna Beach Gate & Garden Tour, a major fundraiser for educational school gardens, local scholarships and community projects. This year’s docent-led walking tour from 9;00 am – 2:00 pm will visit...

Casting Call for Pageant of the Masters 2019 Show

Casting Call for Pageant of the Masters 2019 Show

Can you stand still for 90 seconds? The Pageant of the Masters is looking for volunteer cast members fr next summer's show, The Time Machine. Individuals of all sizes and ages are needed to be cast members in the world's most famous presentation of tableaux vivants....

Tibetan Monks Returning to Laguna for New Mandala Creation

Tibetan Monks Returning to Laguna for New Mandala Creation

The Sawdust Art Festival will be the new host for the Drepung Gomang Monks Sacred Tibetan Arts Tour, Jan. 28 - Feb. 5. This is a big switch-up from the Tibetan Monks' usual temporary residence at the Neighborhood Congregational Church. I began covering the Tibetan...

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