| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:32 PM
When the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra takes the stage Saturday in Laguna Beach, it may have a few souls to soothe and nerves to calm.
And the group has been there before.
On Sept. 12, 2001, the venerable big band ensemble co-headlined at the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Monday's Community Band Concert will feature Mayor Kelly Boyd conducting the opening number, "God Bless America."
The concert will take place on the Festival of Arts grounds and will feature many well-known patriotic songs. All of us know of Boyd's love...
| 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 18, 2013
| 4:19 PM
KX 93.5, Laguna Beach's FM station, calls its Saturday morning broadcast "The Friendship Show." And like the best circles of friends, it doesn't have any particular rules about who's included.
OC Weekly founding editor Will Swaim. Folk musicians John...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:47 PM
At least we don't have cows.
There is a classic tale of urbanites moving to the country, only to find that the bucolic farmland actually has cows.
Cows that stink.
So they complain to the local magistrate, demanding that the cows not stink.
| Aug 19, 2010
| 6:22 PM
Santa Monica's iconic Hi De Ho Comics store has opened a second location in Laguna Beach.
Located at 350 Broadway, owners Saleem Aaron and Cory Ives said the high-traffic spot was the perfect place to expand.
"Laguna is similar to Santa Monica in that...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:36 PM
A new wave of dance will roll into Main Beach when CaDance unravels its fifth annual Laguna Dance Festival.
The eight-day event will commence with a free "Taste of CaDance" performance at 4 p.m. Oct. 2 on the cobblestones, followed by an interactive...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Crowds of onlookers gathered at the Main Beach cobblestones Sunday afternoon, where members of Laguna's No Square Theatre and Arts Commission gave a colorful performance of Irving Berlin's "Blue Skies," to celebrate the arrival of warm, sunny weather...
| May 19, 2015
| 5:33 PM
Build A Machine isn't just a band name. It also describes what the Surf City band is doing.
From booking its own shows to independently recording its first EP, which has garnered national attention, the band operates like a machine.
| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:16 PM
She's a forklift driver by day and a country singer at night.
Tricia Freeman, 60, is strumming a few notes on her guitar before she sings for seated listeners at Newport Beach's 21 Oceanfront restaurant on a Tuesday night.
The blonde singer, dressed...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:36 PM
Pieces of flair: My-D Pins & Collectibles, 1215 S. Beach Blvd., Suite D, Anaheim, will host a free Disney pin and Vinylmation collectible trading event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at its parking lot. Disney collectors of all ages are...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:23 PM
It didn't take any convincing to get Lee Rocker, one of the founding members of the Stray Cats, to say yes to an invitation to perform with the Laguna Concert Band last year.
After all, he said, he's always looking to try different things. One non-...