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FRIDAY

Cafe Zinc will present original oil paintings by local artist Patti

Clifton. Her paintings reflect local color in Laguna Beach. The exhibit

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will continue through June 15. Information: (949) 473-8340.

The Marine Room will present “Art Hornitos.” The set will take place

from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., May 31 and June 1 at 214 Ocean Ave.

Information: (949) 494-3027.

The Laguna Playhouse will present a preview of the West Coast premiere

of Neil LaBute’s play, The Shape of Things. Directed by executive

director, Richard Stein the play centers on the ever-changing

relationship between an audacious art major and the shy young man who

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falls in love with her. A preview will be shown at 8 p.m., May 31 at 606

Laguna Canyon Road. The play will run June 1 through June 30. Show times

and ticket prices vary. Information: (949) 497-ARTS (2787). Web:

www.lagunaplayhouse.com.

SATURDAY

Vertical Wine Bar will open a new collection of work by Melissa

Battersby, direct from the “Fresh Colors” show at Elena Zass Gallery. The

exhibit will arrive June 1 at 234 Forest Ave. Information: (949)

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494-0990. Web: www.verticalwinebar.com.

No Square Theatre will hold a rummage sale to raise funds to purchase

a new theatre in downtown Laguna. The sale will take place from 9 a.m. to

noon, June 1 at Square One, 221 Broadway. Information: (949) 497-2584.

Web: www.nosquare.org.

Laguna South Coast Cinemas will present “The Cat’s Meow.” The film

looks at a fateful excursion of fun and frolic aboard William Randolph

Hearst’s private yacht in November of 1924 that brought together some of

the century’s best-known personalities and resulted in a still-unsolved,

hushed-up killing. The film will show at 11 a.m., June 1 and 2 at 162

South Coast Highway. Tickets are $8 for Adults, $5.50 for Seniors and

Children. Information: (949) 497-1220.

Yoga Place will hold an “Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga” Workshop with

Diana Christinson from 1:30 to 4 p.m., June 1. The workshop costs $25 in

advance and $30 they day of at 30818 Coast Highway. Registration: (949)

415-0955. Web: www.yogaplace.com.

Pacific Edge Gallery will continue to celebrate its 15th anniversary with a reception and premiere of Maria Bertran’s new solo exhibit “Sueno

Tropical.” The collection will feature more than 30 new oils painted on

location in Key West, Florida. The reception will take place from 6 to 9

p.m., June 1. The exhibit will continue through June 28. The gallery is

at 540 South Coast Highway, Suite 112. Information: (949) 494-0491. Web:

www.pacificedgegallery.com.

Richard Thomas Gallery will host a reception honoring artist Alexander

Volkov and the premiere of “Atmospheric Realism.” The first reception

will take place from 6 to 9 p.m., June 1 and 2 to 5 p.m., June 2 at 220

Forest Ave. Reservations are required. Information: (949) 376-4244.

Elena Zass Gallery will open a multimedia art exhibit, “Fresh Colors.”

The event will feature food, clay sculpture, paintings, photography and

fashion. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the artwork during

the evening will be donated to the Laguna Art Museum. The event will

begin at 7 p.m., June 1 at 330 North Coast Highway. Information: (949)

494-1969.

SUNDAY

Laguna Culinary Arts will hold Vegan Gourmet Day. The class will

prepare a vegan five-course meal and will take place from 10 a.m. to 5

p.m., June 2. Laguna Culinary Arts is at 550 South Coast Highway, 2nd

Floor. Price: $165 per person, per class. Information: (949) 494-0745.

Web: www.lagunaculinaryarts.com.

Partners Bistro will feature the Peter Dobson Trio. The set will take

place from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., June 2 at 448 South Coast Highway.

Information: (949) 497-4441.

The Art Institute of Southern California will hold a free “First

Sunday” event featuring “Collectors Choice,” an exhibition of original

works by more than 65 talented artists from Laguna Beach and other areas

of the world. The exhibit will be open from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at 2222 Laguna

Canyon Road. Information: (949) 376-6000.

Laguna Beach Live! presents a free chamber music concert by the Norm

Major Brass Trio. This is part of the Art Institute of Southern

California’s First Sunday’s series of events. The concert takes place

from 3 to 4:30 p.m., June 2 at the Art Institute of Southern California,

2222 Laguna Canyon Road. Information: (949) 376-6000.

The Laguna Beach Chorale will hold a spring concert featuring

“Requiem” by John Rutter and Beethoven’s “Choral Fantasy.” The concert

will begin at 4 p.m., June 2 at Laguna Beach United Methodist Church,

21632 Wesley Drive. General admission is $15 and $10 for students and

seniors. Free child-care will be available. Information: (949) 499-3894,

Ext. 1.

The Seed Institute will hold SeedFest 2002, a celebration with locally

grown music, food, art and more. The event supports people with

disabilities to grow their own businesses. The event will take place from

4 to 8 p.m., June 2 at the Dennis Eckstrom Gallery, 2135 1/2 Laguna

Canyon Road. The cost is $15 or $25 for two. Information: Andy Leaf,

(949) 499-4223. Web: www.seedinstitute.org.

The Marine Room presents Missiles of October. The set will take place

from 4 to 8 p.m., June 2 at 214 Ocean Ave. Information: (949) 494-3027.

MONDAY

Laguna Culinary Arts will welcome David Henninger, executive chef of

French 75. The menu will feature duck, which Henninger will clean for the

class and use several different ways. The class will begin at 6 p.m.,

June 3. Laguna Culinary Arts is located at 550 South Coast Highway, 2nd

Floor. Price: $60 per person. Information: (949) 494-0745. Web:

www.lagunaculinaryarts.com.

TUESDAY

Sandstone Gallery will open a show of transparent watercolors by

featured artist Shirley Amburgey and monotypes by guest artist Anita

Russell. The show will run through July 2. Information: (949) 497-6775.

WEDNESDAY

[seven degrees] will open an exhibition by artist James Muttetti with

an artist reception, 6 to 9 p.m., June 5. The exhibition will run through

Aug. 31 at 891 Laguna Canyon Road. Information: (949) 376-1555. Web:

www.seven-degrees.com.

THURSDAY

DeRu’s Fine Arts will present “Impressions of California,” recent

paintings by David Chapple. The artist will be in attendance from 11 a.m.

to 9 p.m., June 6 at 1590 South Coast Highway. The show will continue

through June 30. Information: (949) 376-3785.

Laguna North Gallery will hold a reception to celebrate a new

collection of watercolors by Laurie Downey and Hedy Codner from 6 to 9

p.m., June 6. The gallery is at 376 North Coast Highway. Information:

(949) 494-4324. Web: www.lagunanorthgallery.com.

Shona Gallery will host a reception with California artist Brad Hicks

in honor of his collection of original sea and landscapes painted in

Gouache. The reception will take place from 6 to 9 p.m., June 6. The

exhibition continues through July 21. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5

p.m., Wednesday through Sunday at 1476 South Coast Highway. Information:

(949) 464-1154.

Partners Bistro will feature jazz artist Urmas Mass as part of the

Thursday Martini Madness series. The set will take place from 7 to 10

p.m., June 6 at 448 South Coast Highway. Information: (949) 497-4441.

The Marine Room will present Missiles of October. The set will take

place from 8:30 p.m. to midnight, June 6 at 214 Ocean Ave. Information:

(949) 494-3027.

JUNE 7

The Marine Room will present The Strangers. The set will take place

from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., June 7 and June 8 at 214 Ocean Ave.

Information: (949) 494-3027.

JUNE 8

Laguna Culinary Arts will hold Bread Baking and Pate Making. As summer

approaches, fresh baked bread and homemade pate are delicious as an

appetizer or as a whole meal. The class will take place from 9:30 a.m. to

1:30 p.m., June 8. Laguna Culinary Arts is at 550 South Coast Highway,

2nd Floor. Price: $95 per person, per class. Information: (949) 494-0745.

Web: www.lagunaculinaryarts.com.

Pacific Coast Tennis Foundation will throw a party that features an

exhibition play, free tennis clinic, barbecue and contest at 11 a.m.,

June 8 at the Moss Point Tennis Court. Reservations: (949) 472-5504.

The Redfern Gallery will host a reception celebrating “Amethyst and

Gold,” a collection of paintings by California’s premier artist couple,

Elmer and Marion Wachtel. The reception will take place from 1 to 5 p.m.,

June 8. The collection will continue through June 29 at 1540 South Coast Highway, Ext. 103. Information: (949) 497-3356.

The Art Institute of Southern California will hold the 13th annual

Collector’s Choice fund-raiser. Dinner will be catered by The Sundried

Tomato and music will be performed by Steel Tropics. Guests will have the

opportunity to win original artwork by more than 70 international and

local professional artists. The event will take place from 6 to 10 p.m.,

June 8 at the Ettinger Gallery, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road. The collection

can be previewed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through June 7. Information: (949)

376-6000. Web: www.aiscnews.org.

JUNE 9

Partners Bistro will feature jazz artist Hot Buttered Blues. The set

will take place from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., June 9 at 448 South Coast

Highway. Information: (949) 497-4441.

Latitude 33 will host a book signing for Laguna Beach author Barbara

Seranella. Seranella will sign and read from her fifth mystery, “No Man

Standing.” The event will take place from 3 to 5 p.m., June 9 at 311

Ocean Ave. Information: (949) 494-5403.

The Marine Room will present Missiles of October. The set will take

place from 4 to 8 p.m., June 9 at 214 Ocean Ave. Information: (949)

494-3027.

JUNE 10

Laguna Culinary Arts will welcome Chris Blobaum, executive chef of

Splashes. Blobaum will deconstruct some of his cuisine for the class. The

class will begin at 6 p.m., June 10. Laguna Culinary Arts is at 550 South

Coast Highway, 2nd Floor. Price: $60 per person. Information: (949)

494-0745. Web: www.lagunaculinaryarts.com.

JUNE 13

Partners Bistro will feature West Coast jazz and blues guitarist Dave

Cross as part of the Thursday Martini Madness series. The set will take

place from 7 to 10 p.m., June 13 at 448 South Coast Highway. Information:

(949) 497-4441.

Vertical Wine Bar will hold a Tasting Thursday. A representative from

the winery will be available to discuss each of the wines and

participants will have opportunities for discounted pre-sale bottle and

cases. Tickets cost $30 and reservations will guarantee a seat at the

bar. The tasting will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m., June 13 at 234

Forest Ave. Information: (949) 494-0990. Web: www.verticalwinebar.com.

The Marine Room will present The Missiles of October. The set will

take place from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., June 13 at 214 Ocean Ave.

Information: (949) 494-3027.

JUNE 14

The Marine Room will present Tricia Freeman. The set will take place

from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., June 14 and June 15 at 214 Ocean Ave.

Information: (949) 494-3027.

JUNE 15

Laguna Culinary Arts will hold a Summer Picnic Primer. Students will

learn to prepare transport-friendly menu items. The class will take place

from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., June 8. Laguna Culinary Arts is at 550 South

Coast Highway, 2nd Floor. Price: $95 per person, per class. Information:

(949) 494-0745. Web: www.lagunaculinaryarts.com.

JUNE 16

Laguna Culinary Arts will hold a Father’s Day Brunch. Have fun with

dad while you create a sumptuous spread of summer-ready brunch fare fit

for a king. The class will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 16.

Laguna Culinary Arts is at 550 South Coast Highway, 2nd Floor. Price: $95

per person or $150 for two. Information: (949) 494-0745. Web:

www.lagunaculinaryarts.com.

Partners Bistro will feature one of Orange County’s most respected

performers, Gail Chasin as part of the Thursday Martini Madness series.

The set will take place from 7 to 10 p.m., June 16 at 448 South Coast

Highway. Information: (949) 497-4441.

Laguna Culinary Arts will hold a Father’s Day Dinner Pairs-Only Class.

Treat the special dad in your life to a gift of creative time spent

together. The class will begin at 5 p.m., June 16. Laguna Culinary Arts

is at 550 South Coast Highway, 2nd Floor. Price: $150 for two.

Information: (949) 494-0745. Web: www.lagunaculinaryarts.com.

The Marine Room will present Missiles of October. The set will take

place from 4 to 8 p.m., June 16 at 214 Ocean Ave. Information: (949)

494-3027.

JUNE 17

No Square Theatre will host auditions for “Bugsy Malone”. Open to

actors, singers, dancers and movers ages from 5 to 95. No experience

needed. Auditions will take place 3 to 7 p.m., June 17 and 18 at the Square One Rehearsal Studio, 221 Broadway. Appointments call (949)

497-2584. Web: www.nosquare.org.

JUNE 20

Partners Bistro will feature Mark Norris on the sax as part of the

Thursday Martini Madness series. The set will take place from 7 to 10

p.m., June 20 at 448 South Coast Highway. Information: (949) 497-4441.

The Marine Room will present Missiles of October. The set will take

place from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., June 20 at 214 Ocean Ave.

Information: (949) 494-3027.

JUNE 21

Marion Meyer Contemporary Art will open “In the Spirit of Nature” a

collection that features paintings by Candice Eisenfeld, Greg Stocks,

Anne Casteau and Tim Howe. The exhibit will be open from June 21 through

July 30. Information: (949) 497-5442.

[seven degrees] will open o7 Laguna Legendsf7 , featuring the work

of Dion Wright and Roark Gourley. An artist reception begins at 6 to 9

p.m., June 21 in the front gallery, 891 Laguna Canyon Road. Information:

(949) 376-1555. Web: www.seven-degrees.com.

The Marine Room will present Ponticello. The set will take place from

9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., June 21 and June 22 at 214 Ocean Ave.

Information: (949) 494-3027.

JUNE 22

Laguna Culinary Arts will hold Aphrodisia, a couple’s only class. The

Summer Solstice embodies the romantic essence of life. The class will

begin at 6 p.m., June 22. Laguna Culinary Arts is at 550 South Coast

Highway, 2nd Floor. Price: $150 for two. Information: (949) 494-0745.

Web: www.lagunaculinaryarts.com.

JUNE 23

Partners Bistro will feature the Peter Dobson Trio who will perform

blues from the heart. The set will take place from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.,

June 23 at 448 South Coast Highway. Information: (949) 497-4441.

The Marine Room will present Missiles of October. The set will take

place from 4 to 8 p.m., June 23 at 214 Ocean Ave. Information: (949)

494-3027.

JUNE 27

Vertical Wine Bar will hold a Tasting Thursday with Spring Mountain. A

representative from the winery will be available to discuss each of the

wines and participants will have opportunities for discounted pre-sale

bottle and cases. Tickets cost $30 and reservations will guarantee a seat

at the bar. The tasting will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m., June 13 at

234 Forest Ave. Information: (949) 494-0990. Web:

www.verticalwinebar.com.

The Marine Room will present Missiles of October. The set will take

place from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., June 27 at 214 Ocean Ave.

Information: (949) 494-3027.

JUNE 28

The Marine Room will present d’Santi. The set will take place from

9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., June 28 and June 29 at 214 Ocean Ave.

Information: (949) 494-3027.

JUNE 29

Laguna Culinary Arts will hold a Holistic Buffet class. The success of

any party menu is measured by your ability to finish the work by show

time and become a guest at your own event. The class will take place from

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 29. Laguna Culinary Arts is at 550 South Coast

Highway, 2nd Floor. Price: $95 per person. Information: (949) 494-0745.

Web: www.lagunaculinaryarts.com.

JUNE 30

Partners Bistro will feature Orange County’s hottest female vocalist

Pamela G and Blues Addiction. The set will take place from 11 a.m. to

2:30 p.m., June 30 at 448 South Coast Highway. Information: (949)

497-4441.

The Marine Room will present Missiles of October. The set will take

place from 4 to 8 p.m., June 30 at 214 Ocean Ave. Information: (949)

494-3027.

JULY 21

The 2002 Music in the Park Concert Series will be kicked off by

traditional acoustic Celtic band Buzzworld. Everyone is invited to bring

a picnic and low-backed chair. The concert, sponsored by the city of

Laguna Beach Arts Commission and the Music in the Park Inc. will take

place from 5 to 7 p.m., July 21 in Bluebird Park at Cress Street and

Temple Terrace. Information: (949) 497-0716.

JULY 28

The city of Laguna Beach Arts Commission and the Music in the Park

Inc. will present Reno Jones for the second concert in the Music in the

Park Concert series. Everyone is invited to bring a picnic and low-backed

chair. The concert ill take place from 5 to 7 p.m., July 28 in Bluebird

Park at Cress Street and Temple Terrace. Information: (949) 497-0716.

AUGUST 4

The city of Laguna Beach Arts Commission and the Music in the Park

Inc. will present Caravana for the third concert in the Music in the Park

Concert series. Everyone is invited to bring a picnic and low-backed

chair. The concert will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., Aug. 4 in Bluebird

Park at Cress Street and Temple Terrace. Information: (949) 497-0716.

AUGUST 11

The city of Laguna Beach Arts Commission and the Music in the Park

Inc. will present Riders of the Purple Sage for the fourth concert in the

Music in the Park Concert series. Everyone is invited to bring a picnic

and low-backed chair. The concert will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., Aug.

11 in Bluebird Park at Cress Street and Temple Terrace. Information:

(949) 497-0716.

AUGUST 18

The city of Laguna Beach Arts Commission and the Music in the Park

Inc. will present Soundbytes for the fifth concert in the Music in the

Park Concert series. Everyone is invited to bring a picnic and low-backed

chair. The concert will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., Aug. 18 in Bluebird

Park at Cress Street and Temple Terrace. Information: (949) 497-0716.

AUGUST 25

The city of Laguna Beach Arts Commission and the Music in the Park

Inc. will present Ho Dad for the sixth concert in the Music in the Park

Concert series. Everyone is invited to bring a picnic and low-backed

chair. The concert will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., Aug. 25 in Bluebird

Park at Cress Street and Temple Terrace. Information: (949) 497-0716.

SEPTEMBER 1

The city of Laguna Beach Arts Commission and the Music in the Park

Inc. will present Mongoose for the seventh concert in the Music in the

Park Concert series. Everyone is invited to bring a picnic and low-backed

chair. The concert will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., September 1 in

Bluebird Park at Cress Street and Temple Terrace. Information: (949)

497-0716.

SEPTEMBER 8

The city of Laguna Beach Arts Commission and the Music in the Park

Inc. will present Octavio Figueroa for the final concert in the Music in

the Park Concert series. Everyone is invited to bring a picnic and

low-backed chair. The concert will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., September

8 in Bluebird Park at Cress Street and Temple Terrace. Information: (949)

497-0716.

ONGOING

Children/Library

The Laguna Beach Library’s Pajama Storytime series starts at 7 p.m.

every Tuesday at 363 Glenneyre St. (949) 497-1733.

The Laguna Beach Library continues to host Preschool Story time at 11

a.m. every Wednesday at 363 Glenneyre St. (949) 497-1733.

Classes

Laguna Culinary Arts holds Thursday morning classes that mirror the

popular evening classes with full menus and hands-on instruction. Classes

take place 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Thursday at 550 S. Coast Highway, 2nd

Floor. Price: $60 per person, per class. Information: (949) 494-0745.

Web: www.lagunaculinaryarts.com.

Farmers Markets

The Laguna Beach Certified California Farmers Market will be held from

8 a.m. to noon. Saturdays at the Lumberyard Parking lot next to City

Hall. (714) 573-0374.

Fitness

Bikram Yoga Laguna Beach holds 90-minute classes every day of the

week. The system consists of 26 poses and two breathing exercises

practiced in a 105 studio. The studio is at 610 North Coast Highway,

second floor. Information: (949) 376.7077 or www.bikramyogalaguna.com.

The Laguna Beach Boys and Girls Club offers “Mommy and Me” classes for

children ages 3-5 and parents. Led by Nina Phillips Frank, the class

costs $5 and takes place from 12:15 to 1 p.m., every Thursday.

Information: (949) 376-7113.

The Laguna Beach Boys and Girls Club offers “Play Yoga” for 3-5 year

old kids and their parents at 12:15 p.m. every Thursday. Taught by Nanci

Phillips-Frank include music, stories, games that build healthy bodies

and minds. Each class costs $5. Information: (949) 376-7113.

Laguna Yoga will continue the Yoga Basics Workshop at 12:30 to 2:30

p.m. on Saturdays. Preregistration is recommended and classes are $25.

(949) 497-2022.

Wild Oats in conjunction with Dr. Norris Carr N.D. will present Health

Nights from 6-7:30 p.m. every Friday evening at 1060 N. Coast Highway.

Reservations: (949) 494-6576.

Fun Stuff To Do

Friends of the Sea Lion of Laguna Beach, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road.

(949) 494-3050. Open 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day. Admission is free

but donations are welcome. To schedule a group presentation, please call

for an appointment.

NIGHTLIFE

Canyon Lodge American Grill has live entertainment from 8 p.m. to

midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, 31106 South Coast Highway. 499-2663.

Cedar Creek Inn hosts “The One Man Band” Mike Hamilton performing from

7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturdays and 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays at 384 Forest

Ave.

The Boom has live music and dancing for the after-beach crowd and

caters to the gay lifestyle, 1401 South Coast Highway. 494-7588.

Hennessy’s Tavern is at 213 Ocean Ave. 494-2743.

Hotel Laguna’s The Lounge hosts Robert Fields Wednesdays through

Fridays. Paula Prince performs Saturdays and Sundays.

Koffee Klatch at 1440 South Coast Highway offers a variety of music.

464-3908.

Laguna Beach Brewing Company at 422 South Coast Highway has live music

from 9 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Food, bar and microbrew

available. 499-BEER.

Marine Room is at 214 Ocean Ave. They offer a variety of music. The is

Lotto, Hot Spot juke box, pool table, pinball, video games, four

satellite TVs with two big screens. Friday and Saturday: “Art Hornitos,”

9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sunday: Missiles of October, 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday:

Missiles of October, 8:30 p.m. to midnight. 494-3027.

Partners Bistro is at 448 South Coast Highway. Sunday: Peter Dobson

Trio, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday: Urmas Mass, 7 to 10 p.m. 497-4441.

Romeo Cucina is at 249 Broadway. There is live music Tuesdays through

Wednesdays. Salsa dancing on Fridays. 497-6627.

Sandpiper is at 1183 South Coast Highway. There is live music every

night. 494-4694.

The White House is at 340 South Coast Highway. There are live bands

beginning at 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 p.m. Wednesday

through Sunday. There is reggae Monday; Salsa dancing Tuesday; rock, soul

and rhythm and blues Thursday. 494-8088.

Club M is at 680 South Coast Highway. It opens at 8 p.m. Friday and

Saturday. Friday is dancing with top 40, house and R&B; Saturday is

house, techno and trance.

Ocean Avenue Brewery is at 237 Ocean Ave. Music usually starts at 10

p.m. 497-3381.


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