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By: Suzie Harrison | September 2, 2005
Animation fans take note -- famed Walt Disney feature animation director Glen Keane will be at Laguna College of Art & Design from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 10 in honor of his current exhibit at the college, "Glen Keane Sketchbooks," which runs through Sept. 27. Keane is renowned for creating Disney characters Ariel in "The Little Mermaid", Aladdin, Pocahontas, Tarzan and the Beast from "Beauty and the Beast." Laguna College animation chair Aubry Mintz has been working on getting a Keane exhibit at the gallery for three years.
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By: Suzie Harrison | September 23, 2005
Laguna College of Art & Design has taken many strides since its humble beginnings in two small art studios 34 years ago. The college graduated its largest senior class last spring and is enjoying its largest-ever enrollment this fall, with 310 students. Now new president Dennis Power hopes to take the college to the next level. Power, who took the helm July 1, wants to build on past achievements. "He was brought into the college to be a strong overall manager," board chairwoman Mary Ferguson said.
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By: | September 16, 2005
Evening to benefit homeless shelter The Friendship Shelter, an Orange County adult homeless rehabilitation program and emergency shelter, is joining forces with Luther Hughes and the Cannonball/Coltrane Project for "Jazz by the Sea in Laguna" at the Madison Square & Garden Cafe from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 25. The evening will include a New Orleans-style menu, hosted wine bar and silent auction. Tickets are $100 for individuals and $180 per couple.
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By Joanna Clay, joanna.clay@latimes.com | March 10, 2011
Color It Orange, which showcases the art of Orange County students from every district, has spent almost four decades giving recognition to youth and the arts. On Sunday, the art event will celebrate its 37th year at the Laguna College of Art and Design. "This event inspires our youth, encourages their creative talents and presents an opportunity to enrich our children's lives," Designing Women President and Color It Orange Coordinator Nancy Lawrence said in a statement. "Over the past three and a half decades, thousands of young people have been given an opportunity to exhibit their work publicly and have been recognized for their talents.
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By: | September 23, 2005
City hosts holiday Palette Competition The arts commission is holding its annual holiday Palette Competition. Artists are provided with a prepared 4-by-3-foot wooden palette on which to paint original artwork. The completed palettes are displayed throughout the city during the holiday season. Proposals will be accepted from Laguna Beach residents, artists with a studio in Laguna Beach or showing in a Laguna Beach gallery, students attending Laguna Beach schools, Laguna College and artists exhibiting in Laguna festivals.
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February 18, 2009
NANCY BREWSTER SNYDER 1936-2009 Nancy died peacefully at her home in Newport Beach on February 18, 2009, of complications from congestive heart failure. She was 72. Nancy was born on August 26, 1936 in Glendale, California to William Brewster Tritt and Gladys Mae Tritt. In 1947 Nancy’s father moved the family to Newport Beach and Nancy attended local schools and graduated from Newport Harbor High School in 1954. Nancy continued her education at UCLA, graduating in 1958 with a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education.
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By: | October 7, 2005
Annual holiday palette contest deadline today The arts commission is holding its annual holiday palette competition. Artists are provided with a prepared 4-by-3-foot wooden palette on which to paint original artwork. The completed palettes are displayed throughout the city during the holiday season. Proposals will be accepted from Laguna Beach residents, artists with a studio in Laguna Beach or showing in a Laguna Beach gallery, Laguna College students and artists exhibiting in Laguna festivals.
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By Britney Barnes | May 24, 2012
She thought her artistic abilities were forever taken away, then she found a new path. In 2007 Un Joo Kang was in college and working as a makeup artist when a drunken driver crashed into her, crushing the lower half of her body. But five years later, at Orange Coast College she found Extended Opportunities, Programs and Services (EOPS), which provided her with the help she needed to go in a new direction: architecture. "I'm going to cry, but it's one of those things where I couldn't do that before and I can do that now," said Kang, a mother of two. "I shouldn't be walking, let alone be alive.
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By Kelly Parker, kelly.parker@latimes.com | August 11, 2011
Love is in the air at the Festival of Arts. Art imitating life took on new meaning Saturday when two couples got engaged on the festival grounds, both with the help of commissioned art from festival artists. Patrick Moss proposed to his girlfriend of four years, Sophia Phan, at the booth of fine art photographer Barbara White. On display: a photo of Moss down on one knee. In real life: Moss down on one knee. "She didn't even notice the photo at first," Moss laughed.
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By: | September 2, 2005
Final weekend for art festivals The Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters closed yesterday while the Sawdust Art Festival and Art-a-Fair will run through Sunday. Sawdust entertainment highlights: today, Santa Claus will visit the Sawdust from 10 a.m. to noon. Lisa Haley and the Zydekatz will perform Cajun and zydeco from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday the "Art on Stage" game show will be from 4 to 5:30 and World Anthem will perform reggae from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday local favorite Missiles of October will perform rock and roll from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The Sawdust Art Festival's winter art show "Winter Fantasy" will be on Nov. 10, 19, 25, 26, 27 and Dec. 3, 4, 10 and 11. The Sawdust is at 935 Laguna Canyon Road.
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By Britney Barnes | May 24, 2012
She thought her artistic abilities were forever taken away, then she found a new path. In 2007 Un Joo Kang was in college and working as a makeup artist when a drunken driver crashed into her, crushing the lower half of her body. But five years later, at Orange Coast College she found Extended Opportunities, Programs and Services (EOPS), which provided her with the help she needed to go in a new direction: architecture. "I'm going to cry, but it's one of those things where I couldn't do that before and I can do that now," said Kang, a mother of two. "I shouldn't be walking, let alone be alive.
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By Kelly Parker, kelly.parker@latimes.com | August 11, 2011
Love is in the air at the Festival of Arts. Art imitating life took on new meaning Saturday when two couples got engaged on the festival grounds, both with the help of commissioned art from festival artists. Patrick Moss proposed to his girlfriend of four years, Sophia Phan, at the booth of fine art photographer Barbara White. On display: a photo of Moss down on one knee. In real life: Moss down on one knee. "She didn't even notice the photo at first," Moss laughed.
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By Joanna Clay, joanna.clay@latimes.com | March 10, 2011
Color It Orange, which showcases the art of Orange County students from every district, has spent almost four decades giving recognition to youth and the arts. On Sunday, the art event will celebrate its 37th year at the Laguna College of Art and Design. "This event inspires our youth, encourages their creative talents and presents an opportunity to enrich our children's lives," Designing Women President and Color It Orange Coordinator Nancy Lawrence said in a statement. "Over the past three and a half decades, thousands of young people have been given an opportunity to exhibit their work publicly and have been recognized for their talents.
FEATURES
February 18, 2009
NANCY BREWSTER SNYDER 1936-2009 Nancy died peacefully at her home in Newport Beach on February 18, 2009, of complications from congestive heart failure. She was 72. Nancy was born on August 26, 1936 in Glendale, California to William Brewster Tritt and Gladys Mae Tritt. In 1947 Nancy’s father moved the family to Newport Beach and Nancy attended local schools and graduated from Newport Harbor High School in 1954. Nancy continued her education at UCLA, graduating in 1958 with a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education.
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By: | October 7, 2005
Annual holiday palette contest deadline today The arts commission is holding its annual holiday palette competition. Artists are provided with a prepared 4-by-3-foot wooden palette on which to paint original artwork. The completed palettes are displayed throughout the city during the holiday season. Proposals will be accepted from Laguna Beach residents, artists with a studio in Laguna Beach or showing in a Laguna Beach gallery, Laguna College students and artists exhibiting in Laguna festivals.
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By: | September 23, 2005
City hosts holiday Palette Competition The arts commission is holding its annual holiday Palette Competition. Artists are provided with a prepared 4-by-3-foot wooden palette on which to paint original artwork. The completed palettes are displayed throughout the city during the holiday season. Proposals will be accepted from Laguna Beach residents, artists with a studio in Laguna Beach or showing in a Laguna Beach gallery, students attending Laguna Beach schools, Laguna College and artists exhibiting in Laguna festivals.
NEWS
By: Suzie Harrison | September 23, 2005
Laguna College of Art & Design has taken many strides since its humble beginnings in two small art studios 34 years ago. The college graduated its largest senior class last spring and is enjoying its largest-ever enrollment this fall, with 310 students. Now new president Dennis Power hopes to take the college to the next level. Power, who took the helm July 1, wants to build on past achievements. "He was brought into the college to be a strong overall manager," board chairwoman Mary Ferguson said.
NEWS
By: | September 16, 2005
Evening to benefit homeless shelter The Friendship Shelter, an Orange County adult homeless rehabilitation program and emergency shelter, is joining forces with Luther Hughes and the Cannonball/Coltrane Project for "Jazz by the Sea in Laguna" at the Madison Square & Garden Cafe from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 25. The evening will include a New Orleans-style menu, hosted wine bar and silent auction. Tickets are $100 for individuals and $180 per couple.
NEWS
By: Suzie Harrison | September 2, 2005
Animation fans take note -- famed Walt Disney feature animation director Glen Keane will be at Laguna College of Art & Design from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 10 in honor of his current exhibit at the college, "Glen Keane Sketchbooks," which runs through Sept. 27. Keane is renowned for creating Disney characters Ariel in "The Little Mermaid", Aladdin, Pocahontas, Tarzan and the Beast from "Beauty and the Beast." Laguna College animation chair Aubry Mintz has been working on getting a Keane exhibit at the gallery for three years.
NEWS
By: | September 2, 2005
Final weekend for art festivals The Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters closed yesterday while the Sawdust Art Festival and Art-a-Fair will run through Sunday. Sawdust entertainment highlights: today, Santa Claus will visit the Sawdust from 10 a.m. to noon. Lisa Haley and the Zydekatz will perform Cajun and zydeco from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday the "Art on Stage" game show will be from 4 to 5:30 and World Anthem will perform reggae from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday local favorite Missiles of October will perform rock and roll from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The Sawdust Art Festival's winter art show "Winter Fantasy" will be on Nov. 10, 19, 25, 26, 27 and Dec. 3, 4, 10 and 11. The Sawdust is at 935 Laguna Canyon Road.
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