February 2, 2007
Send DATEBOOK items to the Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot, P.O. Box 248, Laguna Beach, CA 92652; fax to 494-8979; call 494-4321 or e-mail coastlinepilotlatimes.com or through our online calendar at www.coastlinepilot.com . Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. TODAY A Tribute to Neil Diamond at C'est La Vie Restaurant and Bakery, 373 South Coast Highway, 7 p.m. Presenting "Diamond Tom" with singing partner Diane Studer.
July 20, 2007
Daily music options at Sawdust Pirate rock and honky-tonk will be among the sounds heard at the Sawdust Art Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road, this week. Main deck entertainment will be as follows: Soundbytes will play '80s cover tunes from noon to 4:30 p.m. today, followed by Patty Booker and the Players' honky-tonk from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Lisa Haley & the Zydekats will bring Krewe/Cajun/Zydeco music to the main deck from noon to 4:30 p.m., followed by La Cat's smooth reggae from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Latin jazz group Benise will be at the main deck from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by The Girls' light rock from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The Flatland Mountain Rock Band will be on the main deck from noon to 4:30 p.m. Monday, followed by Audition Night from 5:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, the Rob Eller Band will bring acoustic pop music to the main deck from noon to 4:30 p.m., followed by Dan Yablonka & Bob Hawkins' soft rock from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. The Ryan Baxley Trio will perform acoustic folk Wednesday from noon to 4:30 p.m., followed by Satin Blue jazz and blues from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Bad Jack & Bloody Kate will bring pirate rock and roll to the main deck from noon to 4:30 p.m., followed by Paige Aufhamer's new acoustic music from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. The Sawdust Art Festival runs through Sept.
August 4, 2011
YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Sanjiv Bhattacharya, author of "Secrets and Wives: The Hidden World of Mormon Polygamy," will appear at 6 p.m. at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy, Suite 105. He will read from the book, answer questions and sign copies. The event is free. SATURDAY: Jazz musicians Eric Marienthal, Brian Bromberg, shown, and special guest Jeff Lorber will perform from 1 to 3 p.m. on the stage of the Festival of Arts green as part of the "Jazz on the Green" series.
February 13, 2009
She spent her early years in New York’s Colored Orphan Asylum, worked as a lookout in a bordello and helped a Mafia-affiliated numbers runner. And became one of the greatest jazz singers the world has known. That was Ella Fitzgerald, and her story will be told in detail starting next week when the Laguna Playhouse mounts the Orange County premiere of “Ella.” With Tina Fabrique in the title role, “Ella” will offer some of Fitzgerald’s classic tunes — including “A Tisket, A Tasket,” “How High the Moon,” “That Old Black Magic” and “They Can’t Take That Away From Me.” “‘Ella’ is a dream come true for me,” said director Rob Ruggiero, who conceived the show along with Dyke Garrison.