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  • Chasing Down the Muse: Thoughts turn to gratitude

    "Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." —Melody Beattie * There is a lull in the patter of rain on the roof. A mournful hoot sounds from the owl residing in a nearby tree. On this wintry-...
  • Our Laguna: Holiday festivities abound in Laguna

    It doesn't take a calendar to know the holidays are here. Laguna's holiday palettes are hanging from city lampposts; the Sawdust Festival's Winter Fantasy adds sparkle to the town; we are all eating turkey sandwiches; and Santa Claus is coming to town....
  • On Theater: One man takes on a 'Wonderful Life'

    It's one thing condensing "Shirley Valentine" into a one-person dramatic exercise, but "It's a Wonderful Life"? That's what the Laguna Playhouse has in store for its audiences during the holiday season — Frank Capra's celebrated movie classic,...
  • On Theater: Actor makes 'Life' wonderful in Laguna

    Few movies can be reinterpreted as one-person plays with any degree of success, yet the Laguna Playhouse has made the concept succeed in two consecutive productions. Following on the heels of the one-woman "Shirley Valentine," the Playhouse now has the...
  • Hansen: Musicians sing the blues

    We generally like our music uplifting, but for local musicians sometimes life gets in the way. Whether it's the piano player at French 75 or the reggae-fueled singer at Mozambique, the glamour of playing night after night takes its toll. Divorce,...
  • On Theater: Solo shows shone at Playhouse

    On Theater: Solo shows shone at Playhouse
    Of the seven productions staged during 2011 at the Laguna Playhouse, four of them featured one-person casts. And two of these surged to the front ranks as this column's choice for the theater's best shows of the year. Both "Shirley Valentine" and "This...
  • Our Laguna: Snapshots of the news in 2011

    Laguna Beach began 2011 by digging itself out of the mud. Homes, art studios, businesses, the Laguna Beach Animal Shelter and the Anneliese School suffered damage and destruction in the December 2010 rainstorms. Recovery was on everyone's mind. Outgoing...
  • Our Laguna: Recalling the last half of 2011

    As promised: The last half of 2011, culled from the pages of the Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot. July 8: The Laguna Beach County Water District announced that some fees would be raised due to the development of local water supplies, capital improvements...
  • Greeting life on his own terms

    Greeting life on his own terms
    On a recent weekday morning, Michael Minutoli rolled up to the Main Beach boardwalk on his bike, Starbucks cup in hand, and said "hello" to people sitting on the benches. Those who didn't know Minutoli, wearing an "I Love LB" sweatshirt and pink...
  • Review: Laguna Dance Festival gets off to a mixed start at LAM

    Review: Laguna Dance Festival gets off to a mixed start at LAM
    The Laguna Beach Dance Festival last week kicked things off with performances by UC Irvine dance students during the First Thursdays Art Walk in Laguna Beach. There were several people strolling down Coast Highway and exploring the row of art galleries,...
  • Laguna Dance Festival moves into town

    Laguna Dance Festival moves into town
    Like any dance professional, Jodie Gates is a master of the art of spotting. When a dancer uses the technique, they visually fix upon a single point in the distance and keep their eyes set on it, as they undergo what seems to be a dizzying number of...
  • Briefly In The News

    Hidden Treasure Sale is Saturday Soroptimist International of Laguna Beach is teaming up with Newport Beach-based Women of the Wells to hold the Hidden Treasure Sale. All of the proceeds from the sale will go to help build wells in remote areas of India...