| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Before the public opening of The Festival of Arts, an estimated 4,000 special guests attended the private Artists Opening, and the Irvine Bowl was filled to capacity for the previews of the 2013 Pageant of the Masters.
Saturday was the final preview...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Jane Davidian is being overrun by dogs.
Not the tail-wagging, wet-nosed, four-legged man's-best-friend type, though.
These pooches have dog faces but human bodies and peer at you from an assortment of wood panels. Barack and Michelle Obama, Tiger...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:13 PM
I was seeing green Saturday.
The Sawdust Festival celebrated its sixth annual Green Day with activities for children and adults to raise awareness of the environment and how to protect it. Free green-themed classes and projects were held from 10 a.m. to...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Sculptor Louis Longi and architect Horst Noppenberger received plenty of feedback on a proposed artist live-work space project at last week's Planning Commission meeting.
Some residents favor the proposal, while others criticized the project along...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Laguna Craft Guild will take place on Main Beach's cobblestones from 9 a.m. to sundown Sunday.
More than 30 artists, including painters, glassblowers and jewelers, will showcase their wares at this free event.
For more information, visit http://www....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Members of the public are invited to pack the Aliso Creek Golf Course on Oct. 17.
They'll just have to leave their golf clubs at home.
For the first time, Aliso Creek Inn will host the 15th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational, which...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The masking tape-covered package wasn't exactly square. It looked more like a 5-foot-tall igloo.
When volunteers took to ripping it open with great gusto, a white head was revealed. Ears, a trunk and legs followed.
This fiberglass baby elephant...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
St. Anns Beach is awash with color.
Three murals have been painted on the beach-facing walls by three different artists. All are seascapes.
The most recent and colorful, clear-coated to preserve it vibrancy, was painted by Roy Gonzalez. It cascades...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Various art forms, including paintings, photos, mixed media and bronze sculptures, are on display until Oct. 11 at City Hall.
The exhibit is a preview of Artist Open Studios, an event that will feature 25 artists, mainly in Laguna Canyon, opening...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Read this story carefully; part of it could make its way into Bette McIntire's next work of art.
For the past seven years, the Laguna Beach artist has worked predominantly with pages of the Los Angeles Times. The language is "rich" and the font is eye-...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Adam Silverman gets chummy with the earth when he works.
The ceramist's contentment is obvious when his wet hands are immersed in clay, kneading, smoothing and glazing pots.
But he almost didn't follow his instincts.
With experience in...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Editor's Note: The following article was published in the Los Angeles Times on Oct. 28, 1993.
LAGUNA BEACH — As nightfall revealed an eerie ring of red flames above this seaside gem, residents salvaged wedding albums and family mementos and...