In The Arts

Tosti to celebrate its one-year anniversary

Tosti Studios will host ONE in celebration of its one-year anniversary at the 210 N. Coast Hwy. location at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Wedding photographer and creative director, David Tosti, said the show will feature Laguna College of Art and Design alumni Orion Fisher, James Miller and Philip Womack, local artist Isaac Anderson and Los Angeles artist Luke Whitlatch, whose work will be on display through Aug. 28.

“It’s been an amazing year photographing weddings, events and working with so many great artists," Tosti said. “I’m extremely grateful for the community support that we’ve had "” especially Brad Coleman, Peter Blake and Marion Meyer."


The event will also include a live deejay, cocktails and gelato.

For more information, call (949) 715-9621.

‘All in the Family’ comes to town

No Square Theatre will host “All in the Family," an evening of diverse entertainment from talented families in Laguna Beach, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Legion Hall, 384 Legion St.


A “good old family-style" barbecue will be outside beginning at 6 p.m.

Linda Haylett, creator of the show, will take the stage with her daughter, Vanessa, also a seasoned singer and dancer.

Some of the other performers who will join them are the Crivello, Gee, Henderson and McIntosh families, who will offer a variety of entertainment.

Cost is $12 per adult, $8 per child. Senior admission will benefit Back-To-School Backpacks and school supplies for children in need.

Tickets are available at the door, but can also be purchased by calling (949) 715-0449.

Canadian artist plays Americana show

Award-winning Americana artist Cathy-Anne McClintock will perform from 6 to 8 p.m Monday, and Aug. 3 and 24 at Festival of the Arts, as part of her current U.S. and Canadian tour.

The Vancouver native will be accompanied by a full band, and will perform hits from her self-titled debut album, including “Crazy ‘Bout You."


A nine-time winner of British Columbia’s “Best Bluegrass Group," “Country Group" and “Best Country CD," McClintock’s highlight performances include Genghis Cohen, the Mint and Kulaks.

She’s also performed at the Pageant of the Masters, Canadian Music Week and the popular folk series the Living Tradition.

The show is free with admission to the Festival of Arts.

Brooks memorial is Thursday at Bowl

This week’s Festival of Arts “Coffee and Conversations" originally planned for 10 a.m. Thursday has been postponed due to the memorial service for Lyle Brooks, which will take place at that time in the Irvine Bowl.

The “Coffee" program slated for Thursday with Kathy Jones, Betty Haight, Stephanie Cunningham and Bruce Burr will be at 10 a.m. July 30.

The artists will discuss the book, “Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking" by Ted Orland and David Bayles.

“We believe creativity is a part of every person and there are many ways in which artists produce their artwork," Jones said. “We will be talking about grappling daily with problems of making art in the real world."


The series will run through Aug. 27. General Festival admission is $7.

For more information, call (949) 464-4282.

‘Art of Cooking’ with Zov is Sunday

California’s Premier Fine Art Show will feature chef Zov Karamardian from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, as the fifth annual weekly “Art of Cooking" series at the Festival of Arts.

Karamardian will demonstrate summertime recipes and allow festival-goers to sample her dishes.

Owner of Zov’s Bistro in Tustin, the Julia Child-inspired chef has contributed recipes to leading food publications including Bon Appetite and Sunset magazines, and has appeared on Extra, CNN and the TV Food Network.

She is also the author of “Zov Recipes & Memories from the Heart," a cookbook with more than 100 recipes that leads the reader on a journey from her childhood in the Middle East to her world travels, and shares her inspirations and family stories along with an exciting range of dishes and flavors.

The cooking demonstration series is free with Festival of Arts admission.