Life + Arts

Art Museum's guards aren't just security experts -- they're also artists

Art Museum's guards aren't just security experts -- they're also artists

They call themselves "the paid stalkers."

Audiences love these guys, yeah, yeah, yeah

Audiences love these guys, yeah, yeah, yeah

Week after week, Ron McNeil and his bandmates go onstage and impersonate four of the most beloved, admired, documented, mythologized,...

On Theater: 'Ghost' retains silver-screen glow

On Theater: 'Ghost' retains silver-screen glow

It's a safe bet that no one ventured a thought in 1990, when "Ghost" first hit movie theaters, that this would be a great plot for a live...

Sawdust Festival turns country on Saturday

Sawdust Festival turns country on Saturday

Patty Booker may have grown up half a continent away from Nashville, but as a child in Southern California, she had no trouble finding...

Fine-art show accepting works

The Laguna Beach Arts Commission is accepting submissions to the annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition at City Hall, according to the city's...

Up Close: Josh Corbin's 'Estate of Mind'

Up Close: Josh Corbin's 'Estate of Mind'

Another in an occasional look at artworks on display around Laguna Beach.

The Go-Go's head to OC Fair with a new beat and big plans

The Go-Go's head to OC Fair with a new beat and big plans

Top secret: The Go-Go's drummer, Gina Schock, has never taken a music lesson in her life.

Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

In 1969, John Kay was on a ride with Steppenwolf. And so was Don Clark.

Laguna lures Beach Boys to KX 93.5 Festival of Music

In their 1962 breakthrough hit "Surfin' Safari," the Beach Boys sang about "anglin' in Laguna."

R.E.M. responds to an SOS

R.E.M. responds to an SOS

Bob Hawkins was strumming his guitar in front of a live audience at the Cliffs in Laguna Beach, celebrating Cinco de Mayo, when his heart...

Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com

Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com

Ryan Heenan hopes to be a guru in the online business world. But Wednesday afternoon, at his Newport Beach studio, he offered a crash course...

Dragonslayers take up swords in the name of art

Dragonslayers take up swords in the name of art

When he was growing up, Robert Berry had a fondness for medieval times. The Southern California native whiled away his spare hours drawing...

Local groups benefit from $100,000 raised

Local groups benefit from $100,000 raised

The 19th annual A Taste for Charity and silent auction raised more than $100,000 for local organizations, including $12,000 to benefit the...

Chasing Down the Muse: Summer evokes memories of grandma

Grandmas don't just say "that's nice" — they reel back and roll their eyes and throw up their hands and smile. You get your money's...

City Lights: Peter Noone is into something good

City Lights: Peter Noone is into something good

"It's not easy being a Herman."

The Offspring to kick off concert series

The Offspring to kick off concert series

When Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman takes the stage on the OC Fair's opening night Friday, he may play to some audience members for whom he...

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The Gossiping Gourmet: Ivory speaks to new motif, management and menu

The Gossiping Gourmet: Ivory speaks to new motif, management and menu

The former home of Mark's Restaurant, in the strip mall across from the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach, has...