In The Arts

January 27, 2011
  • Portrait by Bradford Salamon at Wells Fargo.
Portrait by Bradford Salamon at Wells Fargo. (Coastline Pilot )

Flood relief concert is Sunday

Laguna Beach artists and musicians will band together to raise funds for the victims of the December floods through a charity concert and silent auction this Sunday at the Artists' Theatre, 625 Park Ave.

"Here Comes the Sun," to be held from 4 to 7 p.m., will feature local music legends including Beth and Steve Wood, Jason Feddy and Nick I, as well as an array of artwork donated by Laguna's artists.

Presale tickets are $20; $50 for preferred seating. A VIP Flood Angel package is also being offered for $250, which includes a pre-concert reception with the artists and food by Mark's Restaurant. Tickets can be purchased at The Mail Stop, 1278 Glenneyre St.

For more information, call (949) 734-5485. Artists who wish to donate their work to the cause should call (949) 233-8023.


Schroeder joins Jazz Winter Series

Laguna Beach Live! will feature two performances by baritone saxophonist Adam Schroeder from 6 to 7:15 p.m. and 7:45 to 9 p.m. Wednesday as part of its Jazz Winter Series at Hotel Laguna.


The L.A.-based musician has played with Ray Charles, Bill Cosby and Clark Terry.

Cost is $10; food and beverages will be available for purchase. Reservations can be made at (949) 494-1151 and will be held until 15 minutes before the show begins.


Art Walk has 13th anniversary

Thursday is the 13th anniversary of the Art Walk, and to celebrate, galleries throughout Laguna are giving away gift packages to 13 patrons who complete an entry form from 6 to 9 p.m. at any of the 42 locations. The more galleries visited, the more chances to win. Participating galleries will be marked with balloons outside their doors.

In addition to viewing an array of new artwork and hearing performances by local musicians, patrons can also preview the exhibit of "Artful Violins," a collection of embellished violins created by local artists to support the upcoming Laguna Beach Music Festival.

For more information, visit


Screening of 'Waste Land'

First Friday Flicks at the Forum Theatre will present a free a screening of "Waste Land" at 7 p.m. Feb. 4. It's a documentary that follows artist Vik Muniz on a journey from his home in Brooklyn to the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro in his native land of Brazil, where he photographs pickers of recyclable materials called "catadores."


Evolution of portraiture explored

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