In The Arts

June 04, 2010

Fundraising concert for Feddy

A concert to benefit singer/songwriter Jason Feddy will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. June 14 at the Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave., Laguna Beach. Feddy performs at the Festival of Arts, Sawdust Art Festival, City's Sunset Serenades, Mozambique and other venues.

Earlier this year, Feddy was taken to the emergency room having suffered a seizure.

He does not have health insurance to cover the medical costs.

This concert is being held to help pay these bills, through the assistance of Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, a nonprofit that aims to provide financial assistance to career musicians who are struggling to make ends meet while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems.

The evening performers will include Doug Miller, David J. Carpenter, Evan Stone, Bob Hawkins, Phil Parlapiano and a few special guests.

The evening will also include a performance of "Songs by Shakespeare" with Feddy and John Gardner. The suggested donation at the door is $40. Amounts greater and smaller are gratefully accepted.


Donations should be made payable to Sweet Relief/Jason Feddy Benefit and donations can be made online a t When donating online, it is important to enter "Jason Feddy" and to check off the "in honor of" box.

SCAA present tandem show

The Southern California Artists Assn. will host a reception and exhibition of new work by California artists Katheryn Holt and Fredric Hope titled "Water's Edge" from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at The SoCal Artists Gallery, 3251 Laguna Canyon Road, Studio F3.

The collection of more than 40 mixed media and oil paintings will also be open to the public from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Holt and Hope share a common origin, both having grown up in the Santa Monica Bay area in the beach towns of Manhattan and Hermosa Beach.

They have also followed a similar career track, attending the esteemed Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles in the 1970's and working for a number of subsequent years in the illustration and entertainment design fields.

In recent years they have each transitioned from commercial art to devote their efforts full time to fine art.

The exhibition marks the 41st anniversary of the artists' first tandem show, hosted by their high school art department upon their graduation in 1969.

The exhibition will be available for viewing, by appointment only, until June 27.

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