Festival of the Arts has Art, Jazz, Wine and Chocolate Thursdays This Summer! Parking and Schedule July 16 2015

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Laguna Beach Festival of Arts Art, Jazz, Wine and Chocolate is tonight, Thursday July 16 2015. Continue reading “Festival of the Arts has Art, Jazz, Wine and Chocolate Thursdays This Summer! Parking and Schedule July 16 2015”

Nick Cave Film Free Tonight at Laguna Beach First Friday Flicks at the Forum

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Tonight, Friday March 6 2015 is First Friday Flicks at the Forum.
The Flicks at the Forum is a free event that is held at Festival of the Arts Grounds in Laguna Beach.
This event is located at 650 Laguna Canyon Road. Continue reading “Nick Cave Film Free Tonight at Laguna Beach First Friday Flicks at the Forum”

First Friday’s Flicks at The Forum Tonight at the Festival of the Arts Laguna Beach

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Tonight, Friday February 6 2015 is First Friday Flicks at the Forum.
The Flicks at the Forum is a free event that is held at Festival of the Arts Grounds in Laguna Beach.
This event is located at 650 Laguna Canyon Road. Continue reading “First Friday’s Flicks at The Forum Tonight at the Festival of the Arts Laguna Beach”

Laguna Beach Arts Commission Meets Tonight at 5:30pm

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The Laguna Beach Arts Commission meets tonight, Monday November 10 2014 at 5:30pm.
The Commission meets at City Council Chambers located at 505 Forest Avenue.
The public is encouraged to attend.
The proposed discussion items are as follows: Continue reading “Laguna Beach Arts Commission Meets Tonight at 5:30pm”

Taste of Laguna and Business a Expo 2014 Today at 5:30pm

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OCTOBER 1 – 5:30PM – 9:00PM

Location: Festival of the Arts (FOA) located at 650 Laguna Canyon Road

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the Annual Taste of Laguna, a celebration of fine food and spirits in Laguna Beach, CA, one of America’s most beautiful seaside communities. This Fall gathering of Laguna Beach’s most prestigious chefs and restaurants, features an amazing array of culinary delights and luscious libations. Laguna Beach’s world renowned chefs will offer a glimpse into their gourmet approach to fine dining. Little bites of delight, ranging from sizzling grilled meats, succulent fresh fish, to rich, sweet desserts; all served with the amazing music of Grammy Award Winning Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Band.

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce brings together Laguna Beach’s culinary prowess and unique businesses to transform The Festival of the Arts into its own magical food and business district for one evening…..bringing all that IS Laguna Beach to one fantastic event! Come enjoy an evening under the stars that’s full of fun, food and music!

NO outside food, drinks, chairs, blankets or picnic supplies. No one under 21 admitted. Must supply identification.

For more information please link to Taste of Laguna

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts Today at The Sawdust Festival Grounds

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– Festivals 101 LOCA’s Annual Membership Meeting

Laguna Beach “Festivals 101”

a panel discussion and social gathering

Art-a-Fair with Teri Powers, Director of Marketing

Festival of Arts with Ron Morrissette, Director of Exhibits

Sawdust Festival with Tom Klingenmeier, General Manager

How is jurying done?

What are the differences between the festivals?

What is planned for 2015 and beyond?

Event Festivities

Champagne Brunch, silent auction items, opportunity drawings,

LOCA hand-painted shirts will be for sale

LOCA fall art classes will be announced

Sunday September 28, 11am-1pm

Healy House at Sawdust festival grounds, Laguna Beach. CA

$20 advance / $25 at door

free to members – JOIN TODAY!

http://www.LOCAarts.org 949 / 363-4700 LOCAarts@yahoo.com

Laguna Beach Festival of the Arts Fine Art Show is taking Applications Now for Summer 2015

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Applications for 2015 Fine Art Show Now Availble. Apply by October 31 2014 (4:00pm).

LAGUNA BEACH, CA — The Festival of Arts – California’s Premier Fine Art Show is a prestigious, highly competitive, regional juried fine art show featuring original artwork by southern Orange County’s finest artists. The 2015 show will run next July and August. Artists who would like to apply for the 2015 fine art show should submit a CD with three digital images per media and a completed application form to the Festival of Arts by October 31, 2014 (by 4pm). Applicants may download an application from the Festival’s website at http://www.foapom.com/summer-art-show/exhibitor-selection-process/, or call 949-464-4234.

The Festival of Arts accepts applications from artists residing in the following cities: Aliso Viejo, Balboa, Balboa Island, Capistrano Beach, Coto de Caza, Corona del Mar, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Foothill Ranch, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest (El Toro), Mission Viejo, Monarch Beach, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano. Artists must be able to show that they have resided in one of the aforementioned cities for at least one year prior to October 31, 2014. Jurying fees are $50 per medium submitted.

The jurors will score the submitted artwork based on quality, intention and content; excellence of craftsmanship; facility with media; excellence in the use of design elements; and professional presentation.

FREE SEMINAR (SEPTEMBER 29th) – “HOW TO PREPARE YOUR ARTWORK FOR SUBMISSION TO THE 2015 SUMMER EXHIBIT” To learn more about the Festival of Arts, the application process and photographing artwork effectively for submission, artists are invited to attend a free seminar at the Forum Theatre on the Festival of Arts grounds on September 29th from 7 – 9pm on a first come first served basis. For more information, please call (949) 464-4234.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL OF ARTS
The Festival of Arts is a non-profit organization whose proceeds support the arts and art education in and about Orange County. This prestigious juried art exhibition is Southern California’s oldest and most respected outdoor art show. Each summer the works of 140 accomplished artists are showcased to the public in a six-acre art haven. The event is located at 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, California. For general information visit http://www.LagunaFestivalofArts.org or call (949) 464-4234.

For more information please link to Festival

Criminal Minds Cast will host the Celebrity Benefit Concert Tonight and Pageant in Laguna Beach

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This private event begins at 5pm with star-studded red carpet arrivals and fine art, followed by an intimate concert with 7-time Grammy Award winner and music legend Al Jarreau.
Enjoy great music, beautifully exhibited original art, and conclude the evening with a performance of the 2014 Pageant of the Masters “The Art Detective” hosted by cast members of CBS’s Criminal Minds including Paget Brewster, Joe Mantegna, Thomas Gibson, Shemar Moore, and A.J. Cook. (Appearance of celebrities subject to change.)
All summer long, Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters guests have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for the chance to win one of three incredible prizes! On Saturday August 23, the lucky winning tickets will be pulled.
TICKETS
This is a private event, tickets start at $40 and can be ordered on the festival of the arts website athttp://www.foapom.com/pageant-of-the-masters/annual-celebrity-event/
Or by calling the Box Office at (800) 487-3378.

Jazz on the Green Free Event at Festival of the Arts Today at 1:00pm in Laguna Beach

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The Jeff Lorber Fusion Band will be performing at the Jazz on the Green Series at the Festival of the Arts in Laguna Beach, today Saturday August 9 at 1:00pm. This is a free event with Festival admission. This event is sponsored in part by Redlands University.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the music of award-winning jazz artists as they perform live as part of the Festival of Arts “Jazz on the Green” series. Groove to the sounds of these living legends in a casual outdoor gallery setting that offers a memorable and unique concert experience unmatched in Southern California. The Festival of Arts continues to build on its national and critically acclaimed reputation as one of the finest outdoor art venues. Limited seating available in reserved section for $25 per person by calling (800) 487-3378 in advance.

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August 9:             Jeff Lorber Fusion

August 30:             Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band