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March 28, 2003
BEST BUYS The Vintage Poster is a great find for original European advertising and lithograph movie posters. Posters can be seen in miniature (photo albums are displayed for easy viewing; separated in categories: theater, Olympics, fashion, radio, rock, magic, wine and spirits). And if you're lucky owner Gary L. Gibson will show every poster while explaining the intricate details of why it's so special. Gibson has one of the first false advertisements; a 1906 ad for a heating pad that guaranteed to cure rheumatism.
NEWS
September 13, 2002
BEST BUYS The Vintage Poster is a great find for original European advertising and lithograph movie posters. All of the posters can be seen in miniature -- photo albums are displayed for easy viewing -- and separated in categories including theater, Olympics, fashion, radio, rock, magic, wine and spirits. And if you're lucky, owner Gary L. Gibson will show you each and every poster while explaining every intricate detail of why the poster is so special.
NEWS
January 21, 2005
Jamie Swintek's fifth-grade class has been learning about the 13 Colonies, and created some posters relating to the American Revolution. The El Morro Elementary School students studied the art of persuasive posters meant to recruit men to fight in the war. The posters are being displayed on the social studies and language arts bulletin boards. 1) From left, Ben Lindsay and Jackson Yamasaki, pictured to the left, both 10, hold their poster decrying taxation by the British.
NEWS
July 4, 2003
Anti-abortion protesters draw ire Police received several phone calls on Wednesday from angry drivers and pedestrians saying a group of about 20 young men and women were displaying huge posters of aborted fetuses to passing cars in front of Main Beach at around 5 p.m. Callers complained that traffic was so slow that you couldn't avoid looking at the large, graphic depictions of real abortions. More than one caller said their children had seen the posters and asked questions about what they were.
NEWS
December 5, 2003
Suzie Harrison Laguna Beach High School students and the Laguna Beach HIV advisory committee came together with locals to remember loved ones and spread awareness for World AIDS Day on Monday. HIV Advisory Committee chairperson Kim de St. Paer contacted Laguna Beach High School teacher Kerry Pellow to see if her desktop publishing and digital media classes would like to participate. "Kim called and said we know you've done the World AIDS Day posters in the past -- we would love if you could do them again," Pellow said.
LOCAL
By Barbara McMurray | June 5, 2008
Although it serves first- through fourth-graders, the final meeting of the year for Community Learning Center (CLC) was abuzz with the excited energy of high school students. Students who had been part of the alternative program in their elementary-school years were invited by CLC teachers Laia Hansen and Cheryl Beehan to return to the campus and open a pair of “time capsules” that had been sealed in 2000. Much was made at the time of the changeover to a new millennium, and as a creative writing exercise typical of CLC’s fun, hands-on learning style, the children wrote their predictions and aspirations on posters.
NEWS
November 29, 2002
Mary A. Castillo Although they knew very little of the reality of HIV, nearly 60 Laguna Beach High School students participated in a design competition sponsored by the HIV Advisory Committee. Out of 20 entries, three AIDS awareness posters were chosen to be displayed throughout the city in commemoration of World AIDS Day on Sunday. Two of the selected artists were Brooke Sirianni and Kelly Nicholas, both 17. This is the second year the HIV Advisory Committee tapped the talents of local youth enrolled in Kerry Pellow's desktop publishing and computer graphics class.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 18, 2009
Pageant of the Masters casting call The 2010 Pageant of the Masters is looking for people who can stand very still for 90 seconds. Men, women and children are needed to volunteer for summer?s show, ?Eat, Drink and Be Merry.? People of all sizes and ages are needed to be cast members in the presentation of tableaux vivants or ?living pictures.? Casting call will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 9, 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 10, and 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Festival of Arts grounds, 650 Laguna Canyon Road.
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ENTERTAINMENT
December 18, 2009
Pageant of the Masters casting call The 2010 Pageant of the Masters is looking for people who can stand very still for 90 seconds. Men, women and children are needed to volunteer for summer?s show, ?Eat, Drink and Be Merry.? People of all sizes and ages are needed to be cast members in the presentation of tableaux vivants or ?living pictures.? Casting call will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 9, 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 10, and 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Festival of Arts grounds, 650 Laguna Canyon Road.
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LOCAL
By Barbara McMurray | June 5, 2008
Although it serves first- through fourth-graders, the final meeting of the year for Community Learning Center (CLC) was abuzz with the excited energy of high school students. Students who had been part of the alternative program in their elementary-school years were invited by CLC teachers Laia Hansen and Cheryl Beehan to return to the campus and open a pair of “time capsules” that had been sealed in 2000. Much was made at the time of the changeover to a new millennium, and as a creative writing exercise typical of CLC’s fun, hands-on learning style, the children wrote their predictions and aspirations on posters.
FEATURES
December 23, 2005
Twenty years of posters from the Pageant of the Masters and Festival of Arts on display.A retrospective of Festival of Arts posters from the past 20 years is being presented at the downtown Laguna Beach Wells Fargo Bank through Jan. 20. The poster exhibit reflects not only the history of the festival but also that of Laguna Beach. Included are Armen Gasparian's 1982 depiction of Crystal Cove and a more recent painting of the same subject by Michael Obermeyer. Other posters include reproductions of paintings by Brenda Bredvik, Sandra Jones Campbell, Dagmar Chaplin, Clarence Hinkle, Michael Jacques, Kathy Jones, Mark Kerckhoff, Roger Kuntz and others.
FEATURES
By By Bobbie Allen | November 4, 2005
Iconic painter shaped one of the most distinctive styles in modern popular culture. He visits Laguna Beach today.Even if you don't know who he is, you know his work. Its vibrant, Day-Glo colors and swirling bold lines have been on album covers, magazines, book jackets, countless posters and even on the first 10-cent stamp. He's painted for five presidents and six Super Bowls. A survey of artist and designer Peter Max's career is like looking at a pop biography of what it means to be an American.
NEWS
May 6, 2005
Laguna Beach County Water District held its annual poster contest for the water awareness month of May. More than 140 submissions were received from first through fifth-grade Laguna students. This year's theme was "Be Water Smart! Laguna Beach Digs Water-Wise Gardens." The top six contestants included Anna Heitmann, Tomora O'Hara, Dina Romeo and Peighton McRobie from El Morro Elementary School, and Makenzie Fischer and Julian Rymar from Top of the World Elementary School.
NEWS
January 21, 2005
Jamie Swintek's fifth-grade class has been learning about the 13 Colonies, and created some posters relating to the American Revolution. The El Morro Elementary School students studied the art of persuasive posters meant to recruit men to fight in the war. The posters are being displayed on the social studies and language arts bulletin boards. 1) From left, Ben Lindsay and Jackson Yamasaki, pictured to the left, both 10, hold their poster decrying taxation by the British.
NEWS
June 25, 2004
Barbara Diamond With the future of the Pottery Shack up in the air, needleworkers may be interested in the canvases offered by Strands and Stitches on South Coast Highway. "We have an 8- by 6-inch canvas of the Pottery Shack, painted by Candace Mittman and long-time artist Shay Robb is coming out with an 12- by 12-inch canvas," said Carol Harrison, one of the five owners of Strands and Stitches. Other local scenes captured on canvas include the Sawdust Festival, Las Brisas, Hotel Laguna, Date Shack, an overview of Crystal Cove cabins, the Cottage restaurant, Greeter's Corner and Forest Avenue.
NEWS
December 5, 2003
Suzie Harrison Laguna Beach High School students and the Laguna Beach HIV advisory committee came together with locals to remember loved ones and spread awareness for World AIDS Day on Monday. HIV Advisory Committee chairperson Kim de St. Paer contacted Laguna Beach High School teacher Kerry Pellow to see if her desktop publishing and digital media classes would like to participate. "Kim called and said we know you've done the World AIDS Day posters in the past -- we would love if you could do them again," Pellow said.
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