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Festival of Arts Weekly Events Schedule

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06 July, 2019

FESTIVAL OF ARTS WEEKLY EVENTS
Friday, July 6 – Friday, July 12

 

Weekend Nightly Music Schedule

Dates/Times: July 5 – September 1
Daily at 5:30pm
Cost: Free with $15 Festival Admission


Saturday, July 5: Evan Stone Trio featuring Lia Booth
Saturday, July 6: Peter Sprague

Sunday, July 7: The Salty Suites


Adult and Teen Art Classes
Painting with Carol Heiman-Greene


Date: Friday, July 5
Time: 3pm – 5:30pm
Cost: $60 (includes Festival admission)


In this easy, fun and entertaining class, students will create their own painting inspired by Laguna Beach. With step-by-step guidance from the instructor, you’ll create a beautiful finished painting to take home.
Discover your inner artist at the Festival of Art’s Adult and Teen Art Classes! Ages 13 and up. Reservations preferred. For full schedule and reservations, visit LagunaFestivalofArts.org.


Adult and Teen Art Classes
Watercolors with Christine Sullivan


Date: Saturday, July 6
Time: 3pm – 5:30pm
Cost: $60 (includes Festival admission)


Discover the art of watercolor! Instructor Lillian Anna Blouin will guide students through creating their own work of art using a variety of watercolor techniques. Starting with the basics of constructing a composition, the instructor will demonstrate  different forms of washes including some un-conventional methods for students to use on their own canvas. The end result will be a beautiful and unique watercolor painting to take home!
Discover your inner artist at the Festival of Art’s Adult and Teen Art Classes! Ages 13 and up. Reservations preferred. For full schedule and reservations, visit LagunaFestivalofArts.org.


Adult and Teen Art Classes
Mosaic Tiles with Carolyn Machado

Date: Sunday, July 7
Time: 3pm – 5:30pm
Cost: $60 (includes Festival admission)


This class will introduce students to the "art of mosaic.” We will be working on a small tile, using simple design elements to create a unique piece of artwork. Decorative tiles will come to life with the use of colorful and interesting pieces of broken pottery, tiles and small beads.
Discover your inner artist at the Festival of Art’s Adult and Teen Art Classes! Ages 13 and up. Reservations preferred. For full schedule and reservations, visit LagunaFestivalofArts.org.


Weekday Nightly Music Schedule

Dates/Times: July 5 – September 1
Daily at 5:30pm
Cost: Free with $10 Festival Admission


Monday, July 8: Laguna Community Concert Band
Tuesday, July 9: Here and Now: The Legacy of Luther Vandross with Terry Steele (part of the Tribute Tuesday music series)
Wednesday, July 10: Terry Wollman
Thursday, July 11: Ty Taylor’s Nouveau Mid-Century Romance Songbook (part of the Art, Jazz, Wine & Chocolate series)
Friday, July 12: Dorian Holley (part of the Step into the Spotlight Music series)

 

Youth Arts Education Workshops

Dates/Times: July 8 – August 16
Mondays – Fridays 1pm & 3pm
Cost: $20+ material fee/session


Bring out that creative spark in your young artist at the Youth Art Classes this summer at the Festival of Arts. Kids will enjoy art classes taught by professional Festival artists in mixed-media, watercolors, collage and more. Meanwhile, parents will have free time to view the artwork on display throughout the Festival grounds. Festival artists will also share some of their creative techniques in a fun and friendly environment that will inspire your kids to come back every week! Open to children ages 5 – 12. Reservations required. For schedule and reservations, visit LagunaFestivalofArts.org.


Monday, July 8: Cartoons (1pm), Pastels (3pm)
Tuesday, July 9: Ceramics (1pm), Printmaking (3pm)
Wednesday, July 10: Ceramics (1pm), Assemblage (3pm)
Thursday, July 11: Recycled Art (1pm), Ceramics (3pm)
Friday, July 12: Sculpture (1pm), Mixed Media (3pm)

 

Art & Story Time


Date: Monday, July 8
Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm
Cost: Free with $10 Festival admission

Art and Story Time is a weekly series for children 5 and under. Every Monday from 12:30 to 1:30pm, enjoy a different book read aloud plus a hands-on art project. Fun for children and their parents! Monday, July 8 will feature the book “Parker Pig Goes to Yoga” read by author Stacey Alysson. “Parker Pig Goes to Yoga” is a children’s yoga book aimed at teaching yoga, mindfulness and confidence through storytelling. Kids will learn yoga poses and breath while being read this charming story about a Pig named Parker who goes to Yoga with all her animal friends in a little red barn. Animals doing Yoga with fun animal sounds to go along!

 

Portraits on the Green

Dates: Tuesday, July 9

Time: 1 – 2pm

Cost: Free with $10 Festival admission

Watch as Festival of Arts exhibitors paint, sculpt or photograph live models on the Festival’s Concert Stage. This series will focus on how an artists’ interpretation of the same subject matter can vary based on their own unique style and perspectives. Patrons are invited to observe the artists at work for an up-close look at their creative process.

 


Art, Jazz, Wine & Chocolate
Sponsored by Charles Schwab

Ty Taylor’s Nouveau Mid-Century Romance Songbook
Date: Thursday, July 11
Time: 5:30 – 7pm
Cost: $20 in addition to $10 Festival admission. Limited seating available in reserved section for $35 per person (includes Festival admission).


Chocolate, wine, and all that jazz sweetens up the Festival of Arts this summer! On Thursday nights, indulge your senses at the Art, Jazz, Wine and Chocolate series. Sample a wide variety of Kendall-Jackson wines expertly selected to compliment and enhance the nuanced flavor of high-end chocolates from Cocoa Parlor. The Festival’s casual and classy outdoor setting, together with the soulful sounds of jazz surrounded by fine art, creates an ideal evening for friends, sweethearts, and family.

Ty Taylor, lead singer of Blue Note Recording artists, Vintage Trouble, began singing in St. Pauls Baptist church choir in his youth, influenced from a young age by Otis Redding and Tina Turner. He studied drama and music at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and has starred on Broadway countless times. He has toured with Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, Celine Dion, Macy Grey, Joss Stone, and Fiona Apple. Taylor was also in the Top 10 hit band, Dakota Moon on Elektra Records. As front man for Los Angeles-based Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Rock and Roll band, Vintage Trouble, he has opened for The Rolling Stones in Hyde Park, 51 shows for The Who on the Quadrophenia Tour, Lenny Kravitz, Mavis Staples, KISS, and Bon Jovi.

 

Art and Yoga with Lululemon

Dates: Friday, July 12

Time: 1 – 2pm

Cost: Free with $10 Festival admission

Grab your yoga mat and get ready to flex your creative muscles at the Festival of Arts for “Art and Yoga” with Lululemon. Experienced yoga instructors will guide participants through a relaxing and meditative session outdoors surrounded by fine art. Whether you are brand new to yoga and want to test the waters or an experienced Yogi, all skill levels are welcome.

 

Adult and Teen Art Workshops
Printmaking with Noriho Uriu

Date: Friday, July 12
Time: 3 – 5:30pm
Cost: $60 (includes Festival admission)

Explore the art of printmaking at the Festival of Arts! This class will focus on the collagraph technique which combines collage, drawing, painting and sculptural elements. Students will use oil-based paints applied with brushes and rollers to create their own colorful, textured and unique prints. Discover your inner artist at the Festival of Art’s Adult and Teen Art Workshops! Ages 13 and up. Reservations preferred. For full schedule and reservations, visit LagunaFestivalofArts.org.

 

Step into the Spotlight Music Series
Sponsored by Viking Cruises

Dorian Holley

Date: Friday, July 12
Time: 5:30 – 7pm

Cost: Free with $10 Festival admission. Limited seating available in reserved section for $20 per person (includes Festival admission).

On Fridays the Festival brings to center stage some of those amazing voices that are usually seen (and heard) in the background with the music series “Step into the Spotlight.” There’s an extraordinary lineup of back-up singers or background vocalists who will take the stage this summer.

Dorian Holley sang on all Michael Jackson’s solo tours and was Vocal Director in the documentary “This Is It”. He’s also toured with James Taylor and Lionel Richie, backed up Stevie Wonder and Alicia Keys, sang on The Jungle Book and Star Wars: Rogue One; and his band is fire. Holley was also the lead singer on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “Dancing With The Stars” and was Associate Music Director and Vocal Coach for 10 years on American Idol.

 

Pints, Pinots and Prints

Date: Friday, July 12
Time: 8:30 – 10pm
Cost: $75 (includes Festival admission)

Create a beautiful one-of-a-kind print with Festival exhibitor Vinita Voogd! Using a variety of colorful handmade papers and hand cut relief blocks, students will learn the basics of monoprint and overprint techniques in this creative printmaking class. Beginners and all levels are invited – take home your finished masterpiece! All supplies and complimentary wine or beverage are included. For adults 21 and up. Reservations required, visit LagunaFestivalofArts.org.


The Festival of Arts is one of the most highly-acclaimed juried fine art shows featuring the artwork of 140 award-winning artists. In the newly renovated facility, patrons may enjoy the work of exhibiting artists, demonstrations and art workshops, daily art tours, live music, special events, on-site restaurants and more. For a full listing of events, visit LagunaFestivalofArts.org. The Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters are sponsored in part by Southern California Acura Dealers, Fidelity Investments, KOST Radio 103.5, San Diego County Credit Union and The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel.

 

DATES & TIMES

July 5 – August 31, 2019
Open weekdays:     12 noon – 11:30pm
Open weekends:     10am – 11:30pm
Early closing August 24 at 1pm

 

TICKET INFORMATION

General Admission:     Weekdays $10, Weekends $15

Students & Seniors:     Weekdays $7, Weekends $11

Children 6 – 12:     Daily $5

Free Admission for Children 5 and under, Military, and Laguna Beach Residents.

 

Passport to the Arts:

A special promotion (funded in part by Bank of America): Passport to the Arts for only $29. Includes unlimited admission all summer long to the Festival of Arts, the Sawdust Art Festival and Laguna Art-A-Fair. Enjoy works of art by more than 500 artists, 300 hands-on workshops, dozens of special events, plus a one time, all-day free parking pass with each Passport purchased. Order online at www.LagunaBeachPassport.com. Passports also available for purchase on-site at each festival location during the summer. Offer excludes Pageant of the Masters. Valid June 28 – September 1, 2019.

 

LOCATION

Festival of Arts Grounds
650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

 

FOR INFORMATION & TICKETS

(800) 487-3378

www.LagunaFestivalofArts.org

 

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

 

The Festival of Arts, a non-profit 501(c)(3), has always been a local leader that has helped with the growth and development of the community and the arts in Laguna Beach. Established in 1932, the Festival of Arts’ mission is to promote, produce and sponsor events and activities that encourage the appreciation, study and performance of the arts. For every summer for over 85 years, the Festival of Arts has produced two world-class events: The Festival of Arts Fine Art Show and the Pageant of the Masters. Together both shows attract more than 225,000 visitors each year.

 

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Editors Note: Additional photos available upon request.

 

Media contact: Sharbie Higuchi, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 949.464.4282.
Festival of Arts • 650 Laguna Canyon Road • Laguna Beach, CA 9265


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