| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Re: "The first 3,999 miles are the best," Coastline Pilot, Nov. 1.
Far from being a "fizzled finale," the last line of "4000 Miles" provides perfect resolution.
Because the audience has been caught up in the plot, we don't realize that what we've been...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:53 PM
The only consensus Laguna Beach planning commissioners reached Wednesday was that they were not prepared to approve a proposed live-work project for artists in Laguna Canyon.
They first want to see the plans modified.
Commissioners, accepting city...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Jamie Bichler's latest project was a pair of wedding bands, each featuring the fingerprint of the wearer's spouse.
Instead of going to a big-box store in search of a flashy diamond or brand, a lesbian couple she met at the Sawdust Winter Fantasy three...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Robert Holton had the desire to be an exhibitor at the Sawdust Art Festival.
He had years of experience as an artist. He had connections in the industry. There was only one problem: Holton lived in Anaheim, and Sawdust rules require that participants...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:07 PM
The Laguna Beach Film Society presents a screening of "The Big Lebowski" at 7 p.m. July 18 at Laguna South Coast Cinema, 162 S. Coast Hwy.
Tickets for the 1998 comedy, which was directed by Joel and Ethan Coen and features Jeff Bridges and John Goodman,...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Young artists were recognized Sunday at the Festival of the Arts/PIMCO Foundation Awards ceremony.
It was the grand finale to the 2013 Imagination Celebration, to which more than 6,000 works of art were submitted from schools throughout Orange County....