August 15, 2008
English language classes for adults set The Laguna Beach Unified School District Adult Education Program is offering free English as a Second Language classes beginning on Sept. 8, through June 18. Classes are Monday through Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Laguna Beach High School, Room 90, 625 Park Ave. The location is above the swimming pool. For more, call (949) 497-7700, ext. 210. Huntington guided tour offered in September Laguna College of Art & Design will host a docent guided tour of the Huntington Museum and Gardens in San Marino on Sept.
June 6, 2003
Suzie Harrison Art enthusiasts are invited to an evening that's been described as a one-of-a-kind fund-raiser. The 14th annual Collector's Choice benefit for arts education at Laguna College of Art and Design will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday. The evening includes wine, a catered dinner buffet, live entertainment, an expansive gallery exhibition and an opportunity to win original artwork by well-known international, national and local artists, who are donating their work to benefit the college.
November 24, 2011
Art Walk Join member galleries from 6 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month for a festive cultural evening. The next Art Walk is Thursday. Asterisk [*] denotes the participating galleries. 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Laguna College of Art & Design students will be mentored at the following galleries: Michelle Farro at La Bottega Dell'Acquaforte, Hayley Schwied at The Redfern Gallery, Heather Patton at Bluebird Gallery, Jason Umfress at DeRu's Fine Art, Cynthia Mozingo at Quorum Art Gallery, James Bertucci at Dawson Cole Fine Art, Enrique Escobedo at saltfineart, SiSi Chen at Studio 7 Gallery, Monique Johnson at The Cove Gallery, Trace Mendoza at AR4T SPACE, Ryleigh Beloin at Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Annel Guzman at Art Cube Gallery, Jason Nam at Townley Gallery and Claire Bush at [seven degrees]
December 6, 2002
EYE ON ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT Last night's Art Walk, followed by Hospitality Night tonight -- I'm loving the opportunity to enjoy the community and the great events we have exclusive to Laguna Beach. SAWDUST ARTISTS WIN CITY COMMISSION Two Laguna Beach and Sawdust Winter Fantasy exhibitors have been chosen by the Arts Commission for city art projects. Michelle Taylor Heath was chosen for an installation at Bluebird Park. She will be creating a 9-foot glass mosaic tortoise.
November 26, 2004
Laguna Canyon Artists open studios Laguna Canyon Artists' will have its annual Holiday Open Studios event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5. More than 30 artists will participate. It's a chance to meet artists and see their studios and works in progress. A range of art media is available for purchase. It's the last chance to see world-renowned artist Fitz Maurice before she relocates to New Mexico. Maurice will participate both days and will have a farewell party from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 5 at her studio.
June 4, 2004
Suzie Harrison Not a bad use of talent. Local artists have donated more than 113 pieces for an auction that will benefit the Laguna College of Art and Design. The 15th annual Collector's Choice fundraiser is Saturday and will add to the financial aid available to students at the college. "The work is intensive and so rewarding," said Terry Smith, this year's chair. "The generosity of the artists, volunteers and sponsors is simply phenomenal."
January 14, 2005
LOCA offers Art Escapes Workshops Laguna Outreach Community Arts Art Escapes program will offer a three-part watercolor workshop at 2 p.m. Jan. 21 and 28, featuring nationally known artist, exhibitor and teacher Roger Folk. The class at the Women's Club, 286 St. Anne's Drive, is suitable for all artistic levels and costs $30. Class size is limited, for reservations call (949) 363-4700. For information, go to http://www.locaarts.org. Laguna College to hold workshop Laguna College of Art and Design will offer a stone carving winter workshop Saturday through March 10. The workshop is taught by master stone carver Marvin Johnson.
June 10, 2005
Suzie Harrison More than 100 local artists have donated artwork for tomorrow's 16th annual Collectors Choice event, Laguna College of Art & Design's biggest fundraiser of the year. "This year's event shows the generosity of our local artists, who donated 116 original pieces for the fundraiser to be successful," event chair and board member Terry Smith said. "They realize the artists of the future are being trained right here. It's the most incredible gift imaginable to do that."
March 25, 2005
Suzie Harrison It is the most extensive youth art exhibition in Orange County. It also is among the most competitive. On Sunday, a sea of families and friends flooded Laguna College of Art and Design for the 31st annual Color It Orange juried youth exhibit. The long-standing show, which is open to students in grades kindergarten through 12, drew more than 4,000 entries. Only 700 pieces were juried into the exhibit, including works by 30 Laguna Beach High School and Thurston students.