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Lagunatics 2020 and You’re A Mean One, Courtney Finch available on No Square Theatre YouTube until Jan 1

Enjoy two great musicals and have some holiday laughs, but only until the first day of 2021. No Square Theatre announces that two of its productions, Lagunatics 2020 and You’re a Mean One, Courtney Finch, will be available on NST YouTube until January 1, 2021. To access, click here.

No Square Theatre Artistic Director Bree Burgess Rosen says, “You’re A Mean One, Courtney Finch is an original holiday play with music, written and directed by Ella Wyatt, for our 2019 season. It began as an idea for a short children’s show, loosely based on the Scrooge story we’re all familiar with. But Ella tapped into some deep emotion, and ultimately created a powerful piece of theatre. I watched every performance and was so moved each time. I laughed, I groaned, I cried. It is simply wonderful.” 

Lagunatics 2020 Malin Glade

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Malin Glade at Courtney Finch (performed live in 2019)

“It’s got family, Hanukkah, Christmas, bratty teens, and the cast was perfectly matched to the material. The theatre, from backstage to back row, was filled with warmth, struggle, redemption, and love. I think everyone could use what this show has to offer, even more so this year. Our humble live-recorded video is worthy of your time. Please watch it and be filled with the hope of the holiday season and pending new year.”

Wyatt says, “Writing You’re a Mean One, Courtney Finch and then seeing it come to life on the stage was truly a dream come true! The cast inspired my writing, and the piece became a living and breathing piece of art, changing throughout the rehearsal process. I loved every moment of it!”

Lagunatics 2020 Courtney Finch cast

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(L-R) Malin Glade, Luka Salib, Quinn Butler, and Kate Motherway, members of the “You’re a Mean One, Courtney Finch” cast (performed live in 2019)

As for Lagunatics 2020, No Square Theatre has succeeded in making the elephant in the room visible and very vocal – in a parody of our shared pandemic experience in their musical The Elephant in the Room.

This isn’t the normal Lagunatics, but then nothing is normal now.

Lagunatics is not all about local topics this year. If it were a drinking game, participants would take a swig at every mention of “These Unprecedented Times,” “These Uncertain Times,” “Our New Normal,” “At Home Together,” and “Oh crap, I forgot my mask.” The song parodies deal with such issues as TP hoarding, my-salon-is-closed hair, waiting for a vaccine, quarantine fat, home schooling, Zoom meetings, outdoor concerts, the bread baking craze, and delivery services.

To enjoy the performances on YouTube, click here.

To donate to No Square Theatre, go to www.nosquare.org.


The Art of Giving: support local artists and give the gift of art

‘Tis the season for gift-giving and merry-making! Still not sure what to get that art lover or hard-to-shop-for person on your Christmas list? The Festival of Arts has you (and them) covered while supporting local artists.

Here are two unique ideas to consider as great alternatives to traditional gifts that will surprise and impress. 

Gift Idea 1: Art by local artists

As many contemplate the meaning of gift-giving this time of year, the Festival urges everyone to remember the impacts, benefits, and joys that art can bring. Consider supporting a local Orange County artist by purchasing artwork from one of the 120+ Festival of Arts exhibitors featured in the virtual gallery walls of foaVIRTUAL. From the comfort of home, buy and view art through the Festival of Arts 3D immersive online gallery at www.foapom.com/foavirtual.   

The Art Anne Moore

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FOA artist Anne Moore

This virtual exhibit showcases artists with an array of mediums including paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, handcrafted wood and furniture, ceramics, glass, and more. All the artwork is available for purchase from the artist, and just like the Festival’s summer fine art show, 100 percent of each sale goes directly to the exhibitor.

“Art is a timeless gift that can enrich the life of the recipient for years to come,” said Sharbie Higuchi, Director of Marketing/PR at Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach.

The Art Brian Gilberson

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FOA artist Brian Giberson

Gift Idea 2: Dedicate a seat in their honor (now that’s unique!)

Make the season extra holly jolly with a unique and lasting tribute to a loved one. Wrap up a bright red Pageant of the Masters seat from the iconic Irvine Bowl in Laguna Beach (well, not literally – not sure it would fit under the tree). Engrave that special person’s name on your holiday list on one of those seats through the Festival’s new Pageant Legacy Society program – making them a permanent part of Laguna’s rich cultural history. 

This is perfect for gifting to art lovers, celebrating the memory of a loved one, honoring an arts enthusiast, or promoting an organization. The donation levels are $2,000 for a Loge seat, $1,000 for a Main Tier seat, and $500 for a Director Tier seat. 

To become (or gift) a Pageant Legacy Society member, visit www.foapom.com/legacy-society today. It’s a memorable gift that will last forever.

To stay up to date on all things Pageant of the Masters and Fine Arts Show, visit www.foapom.com or follow @FestivalPageant on social media. To support the Festival of Arts, visit www.foapom.com/supportnow.


Celebrate the season with pianist Scott Wilkie’s free livestream Christmas concert on Monday

As the saying goes, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is playing the piano loud for all to hear, and, well, that is what Pianist Scott Wilkie is doing this holiday season.

On Monday, Dec 21 at 5:30 p.m., Scott Wilkie will perform holiday songs with guitarist Pat Kelley, bassist Nathan Brown, and drummer Jeff Olson from his popular Christmas album, Joy, in a free livestream concert. The holiday concert event will broadcast live from Wilkie’s home and can be viewed via livestream at www.beachmusic.com/joy2020

“Some of the concert venues we usually play are closed, but I would never miss the opportunity to play some of my favorite music with some of my favorite musicians,” shared Wilkie. “This will be a free concert, but any donations will go to the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts. It’s an organization that is very dear to my heart.”

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Pianist Scott Wilkie 

Wilkie is a longtime fan of the Festival, and a frequent performer at the iconic arts nonprofit. Known for his fiery live performances, Wilkie’s latest album, Brasil, debuted at the 2019 Festival of Arts, and went on to receive critical acclaim as one of Jazziz Magazine’s “Best of the Year”. Enjoy a not so silent night with Wilkie who will accept donations during the December 21st livestream concert. These donations will go to supporting the Festival of Arts Scholarship program.

Since 1957, the Festival of Arts scholarship program has supported rising young artists by making it possible for students to pursue college studies in the arts. The four-year, highly competitive scholarships are awarded to students who excel in Film, Performing Arts (dance, music, and theatre arts – including performance and production), Visual Arts, and Writing.

Many Festival of Arts scholarship recipients have gone on to have successful careers in the arts, including owning art studios, securing major roles in film production, and working in fashion, to name a few.

Wilke adds, “I want to share some of my favorite music of the year, and I hope folks will donate to the Festival of Arts in these challenging times, to help support all the great things they do for young artists and musicians.”

So, deck the halls and get rockin’ around the tree with an intimate performance by Pianist Scott Wilkie featuring his unique arrangements of holiday favorites, joined by guitarist Pat Kelley, bassist Nathan Brown, and drummer Jeff Olson. The holiday concert event will broadcast live from Wilkie’s home and can be viewed via livestream at www.beachmusic.com/joy2020.

The Festival of Arts is a nonprofit organization that produces the Festival of Arts Fine Art Show and the Pageant of the Masters. Its mission is to support the arts and art education in and about Laguna Beach. 

To stay up to date on all things Pageant of the Masters and Fine Arts Show visit www.foapom.com or follow @FestivalPageant on social media.


Sawdust Art Festival to air Home for the Holidays virtual benefit on Sunday

The Sawdust Art Festival has been bringing people together for over 54 years. With new stay-at-home orders in effect, Sawdust’s Home for the Holidays virtual benefit on Sunday is designed to both delight and inspire. 

Sawdust artists and staff are proud of their resilience. In the face of daunting odds, the Sawdust Art Festival was able to pivot by offering a modified Outdoor Marketplace to help keep art and dozens of local artists afloat through the pandemic. Nonetheless, the Sawdust Festival and its artists have been heavily impacted by the loss of its summer show, coupled by the Purple Tier guidelines that slashed capacity by 90 percent and forced the closure of the Sawdust Saloon and concessions. 

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Sawdust Art Festival’s “Home for the Holidays” virtual benefit will air on Sunday, Dec 20

“Our virtual benefit is packed with messages and performances that convey our special brand of magic. We wanted to find a way to softly share our need with supporters and patrons while at the same time spread the joy that we all experience at the Sawdust,” said Monica Prado, President of the Board of Directors. 

Local filmmaker Cory Sparkuhl spent over two days filming Home for the Holidays on the Sawdust grounds, editing it down to just under an hour. “Growing up in Laguna Beach, the Sawdust has always been a part of my life. Producing their virtual benefit is a perfect fit because I know all the artists and bands, making it super easy to capture that special vibe we all know and love.” 

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Victoria McGinnis & Mark Turnbull

Home for the Holidays features artists’ stories and demonstrations, a jolly appearance from Santa, and special performances by the Salty Suites, David Rosales Trio, and Victoria McGinnis & Mark Turnbull. 

All donations raised through Home for the Holidays will be split equally between the Sawdust Artists’ Relief Fund and the General Operations Fund, which will provide an economic boost for individual artists, and also help to finance the opening of the 2021 summer show. 

The Sawdust Art Festival is grateful to its many patrons, as exemplified by Cindy Shopoff, a Laguna Beach local who took part in the video production. “Visiting the Sawdust has become a family tradition. Our home is filled with art from the Sawdust, so I was thrilled when they asked if I’d share my thoughts as a patron. Our businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic, including the Sawdust and its many local artists.”

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Musician David Rosales

The benefit will air on Sunday, Dec 20 at 6:30 p.m. and can be viewed at www.sawdustartfestival.org/home-for-the-holidays, as well as on the Sawdust’s social media pages such as Facebook and Instagram. 

The Sawdust Art Festival is a nonprofit organization so all donations are tax deductible. As an expression of thanks, the Sawdust will be giving donors tickets and special merchandise for their contributions. 

To learn more and give early, go to www.sawdustartfestival.org/home-for-the-holidays.


Celebrate the season with pianist Scott Wilkie’s free livestream Christmas concert

As the saying goes, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is playing the piano loud for all to hear, and, well, that is what Pianist Scott Wilkie is doing this holiday season.

On Monday, Dec 21 at 5:30 p.m., Scott Wilkie will perform holiday songs with guitarist Pat Kelley, bassist Nathan Brown, and drummer Jeff Olson from his popular Christmas album, Joy, in a free livestream concert. The holiday concert event will broadcast live from Wilkie’s home and can be viewed via livestream at www.beachmusic.com/joy2020

“Some of the concert venues we usually play are closed, but I would never miss the opportunity to play some of my favorite music with some of my favorite musicians,” shared Wilkie. “This will be a free concert, but any donations will go to the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts. It’s an organization that is very dear to my heart.”

Celebrate the Scott

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Pianist Scott Wilkie 

Wilkie is a longtime fan of the Festival, and a frequent performer at the iconic arts nonprofit. Known for his fiery live performances, Wilkie’s latest album, Brasil, debuted at the 2019 Festival of Arts, and went on to receive critical acclaim as one of Jazziz Magazine’s “Best of the Year”. Enjoy a not so silent night with Wilkie who will accept donations during the December 21st livestream concert. These donations will go to supporting the Festival of Arts Scholarship program.

Since 1957, the Festival of Arts scholarship program has supported rising young artists by making it possible for students to pursue college studies in the arts. The four-year, highly competitive scholarships are awarded to students who excel in Film, Performing Arts (dance, music, and theatre arts – including performance and production), Visual Arts, and Writing.

Many Festival of Arts scholarship recipients have gone on to have successful careers in the arts, including owning art studios, securing major roles in film production, and working in fashion, to name a few.

Wilke adds, “I want to share some of my favorite music of the year, and I hope folks will donate to the Festival of Arts in these challenging times, to help support all the great things they do for young artists and musicians.”

So, deck the halls and get rockin’ around the tree with an intimate performance by Pianist Scott Wilkie featuring his unique arrangements of holiday favorites, joined by guitarist Pat Kelley, bassist Nathan Brown, and drummer Jeff Olson. The holiday concert event will broadcast live from Wilkie’s home and can be viewed via livestream at www.beachmusic.com/joy2020.

The Festival of Arts is a nonprofit organization that produces the Festival of Arts Fine Art Show and the Pageant of the Masters. Its mission is to support the arts and art education in and about Laguna Beach. 

To stay up to date on all things Pageant of the Masters and Fine Arts Show visit www.foapom.com or follow @FestivalPageant on social media.


FOA’s first-ever virtual gala raises nearly $300K for the arts

The Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach, producer of the world-famous Pageant of the Masters, raised nearly $300,000 at its first-ever virtual gala on Saturday, Dec 5. 

Simply ARTrageous: Live the Legacy Virtual Gala celebrated the past, present, and future of the nonprofit organization with musical performances, special guest celebrity appearances, testimonials, and comedic skits. 

With over 1,500 guests tuning in from across the United States, the night was not only about celebration, but also generosity. Anyone who missed the event may watch a recording of it at www.foapom.com/virtual-gala. Donations will still be accepted, and proceeds will help support the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters. 

“We are beyond humbled and grateful to everyone who made this event possible,” said Festival of Arts Board President David Perry. “We thank the donors for showing their support during these challenging times and for helping to position the organization for a stronger reopening in 2021.” Funds raised from the event will help the Festival of Arts continue its mission of making the arts accessible to all through programming, career opportunities, workshops, and scholarships.

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Festival of Arts “Simply ARTrageous Virtual Gala” hosts Dave Foley and Tony Guerrero

Hosted by composer, producer, and musician Tony Guerrero and comedian, actor, and writer Dave Foley, the virtual gala opened with a montage of activity from past seasons at the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters. Everything was abruptly halted when the hosts realized that the year is 2020 and the grounds are empty. As they entered the vacant Irvine Bowl, they were greeted by the voice of Pageant of the Masters narrator, Richard Doyle, welcoming gala guests to the virtual event. 

The evening continued with musical acts by Melissa Manchester, The Salty Suites, Starr Parodi and Jeff Eden Fair, Luanne Homzy, Tommy Davy, Mark Turnbull, and Laura Dickinson. Celebrity guests Bryan Cranston, Joe Mantegna, Jane Lynch, and Kate Flannery sent their well wishes to the virtual gala guests, speaking on the importance of the arts in our communities and reflecting on their experiences at the Festival and Pageant. 

Local artists Mike Tauber, Vinita Voogd, and Mitch Ridder as well as past scholarship recipients Issac Kramer, Ryan Hedden, and Corey Hedden shared the impact the Festival of Arts has had on their career in the arts. Many Pageant principals, including director Diane Challis Davy and scriptwriter Dan Duling, and volunteers, Adrian Van Deudekom, Mike Cavanaugh, Anthony Loesch, Jamie Swensington, and The Pohl family, expressed the importance of the Pageant in their lives. 

Guests were also treated to a sneak peek at Art People, an upcoming exhibit at Laguna Art Museum by artist and photographer Matthew Rolston featuring portraits of Pageant volunteers. Longtime patron and fan Lois Mastorcola and Laguna Beach Mayor Bob Whalen spoke about the Festival of Arts as a community tradition and the importance of supporting it. 

The finale was an uplifting holiday song, “Swingin’ Little Christmas,” performed by Jane Lynch, Kate Flannery, and Tim Davis. It was composed and arranged by Tony Guerrero. 

Anyone donating $100 or more was automatically entered in the drawing to win six incredible prizes, including original artwork by Festival artists Mike Tauber and Vinita Voogd; a personalized collector’s volume of Art People with signed print by photographer and artist Matthew Rolston; two tickets to the 2021 Pageant of the Masters Celebrity Benefit Event; a two-night stay at The Ritz-Carlton of Laguna Niguel; and a walk-on role in the 2021 Pageant of the Masters. The winners were Rob Taliento, Rita Weinreb, Catalina Quintero, Marian Heymsfield, Faith Manners, and Maureen McGrath. 

The Festival of Arts Simply ARTrageous Live the Legacy Virtual Gala was made possible thanks to the generosity of sponsors including Stephen R. Davy Violins, The Ritz-Carlton of Laguna Niguel, Partners Bank of California, and Yamaha.

To learn more or to make a donation in support of the arts, visit www.foapom.com or follow @FestivalPageant on social media.


LPAPA announces winners in 1st Annual LPAPA Squared Year-End All Member Show

LPAPA in Residence, staying with the current COVID-19 protocols, presented its 1st Annual LPAPA Squared Year-End All Member Show through the online LPAPA Virtual Gallery and Dailybrushworks. LPAPA will return to a physical show when it is deemed feasible to do so.

Laguna Plein Air Painters Association is proud to present its 1st Annual LPAPA Squared Year-End All Member Show as a unique virtual gallery exhibition of 8” x 8” works. 

Over 190 entries were made by 81 artists, resulting in 161 Semi-Finalists showcased in the Dailybrushwork online gallery and 96 Finalists showcased in the LPAPA Squared Art Catalog, with jurors Toni Kellenberg (LPAPA Board Member), Bonnie Langner (LPAPA Executive Assistant), and Michele Usibelli (LPAPA Signature Artist) taking on the task of reviewing the work for these coveted spots. 

LPAPA announces Marshall

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Daniel Marshall, “Canale Deli’amore”

The show took on a little twist when it came to awards, presenting in two separate categories – a Signature Member category and an Artist Member category. In addition, a Facebook Peoples’ Choice award was presented through a LPAPA Facebook campaign where individuals were given the opportunity to vote for their favorite painting.

LPAPA is pleased to share the award winners: 

--Facebook Fans People’s Choice Award – Elisa Arancibia (Ontario, Calif.) – 

The Unsent Letter

LPAPA announces Elisa

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Elisa Arancibia, “The Unsent Letter”

--Artist Member Honorable Mention – Laurie Hendricks (South Pasadena, Calif.) – Fruits of the Fall

--Signature Member Honorable Mention – J. Ken Spencer (Blackfoot, Idaho) – A Piece of Paradise

--Artist Member Third Place – Levi Peirson (Whittier, Calif.) – A Rose by Any Other Name

--Signature Member Third Place – Daniel Graziano (Lancaster, Pa.) – 

Late Afternoon at the Cafe

--Artist Member Second Place – Yun Wei (Eastvale, Calif.) – Shells in Vase

--Signature Member Second Place – Anthony Salvo (Costa Mesa, Calif.) – 

The Last Piece 2

--Artist Member First Place – Krentz Johnson (San Diego, Calif.) – 

Quiet Perspectives

--Signature Member First Place – Daniel Marshall (Denver, Colo.) – 

Canale Deli’amore

All finalist paintings can be viewed and purchased through the LPAPA Squared Auction at www.32auctions.com/LPAPA-SQUARED through 5 p.m. on December 20, with the Semi-Finalists being showcased and offered for sale in the expanded online gallery show at www.dailybrushworks.com

LPAPA was founded in 1996 with a mission to preserve Laguna Beach’s rich artistic legacy founded by early plein air artists and promote the tradition of plein air painting in our community, across the nation, and around the world. 

LPAPA is one of the best recognized and most respected plein air art associations in the world with a growing roster of more than 600 local, national, and international artist members. 

In addition to providing opportunities for established and emerging artists to show their work, LPAPA has a strong commitment to education utilizing its Plein Air Project to benefit young and emerging artists and the greater community.

For show details, visit www.lpapa.org.


Laguna Art Museum presents Pee-wee’s Playhouse: Christmas Special virtually

On Thursday, Dec 17 at 6 p.m., join Laguna Art Museum for the virtual presentation of Pee-wee’s Playhouse: Christmas Special. Grab some apple cider and popcorn and enjoy this star-studded extravaganza.

The presentation of Pee-wee’s Playhouse: Christmas Special, based on the Saturday-morning television program, is a holiday tradition for Laguna Art Museum. In the film, amid an avalanche of stars, Pee-Wee straps on his skates and glides into the holiday season with Christmas cards, carols…and Charo!

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LAM presents “Pee-wee’s Playhouse: Christmas Special” virtually on Thursday, Dec 17

Laguna Art Museum is the museum of California art. It collects, cares for, and exhibits works of art that were created by California artists or represent the life and history of the state. 

To view the film at home, visit www.lagunaartmuseum.org/events/pee-wees-christmas-special.


Sawdust Art Festival closes Outdoor Marketplace due to COVID-19 concerns

The Sawdust Art Festival announced on Saturday via social media and its website that it would be closing its Outdoor Marketplace immediately due to COVID-19 concerns.

“Due to rapidly increasing COVID-19 cases in our own area, and several confirmed cases among our Sawdust family, we wish to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our artists, staff, and guests. Therefore, the Outdoor Marketplace is now closed. Anyone who pre-purchased a ticket for the final three days of the Marketplace will be refunded,” the release reads.

“Special thanks to all who made and enjoyed our Outdoor Marketplace. Please stay safe, and we look forward to seeing everyone again for our summer show.”

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Sawdust Art Festival has closed its Outdoor Marketplace; support local Sawdust artists by clicking here

Local residents are encouraged to support Sawdust artists by shopping for handmade gifts online. Many Sawdust artists have websites and social media pages, with the ability to take orders remotely.

For more information including a comprehensive list of Sawdust artists, go to www.sawdustartfestival.org/artists.


Sawdust Art Festival to air Home for the Holidays virtual benefit

The Sawdust Art Festival has been bringing people together for over 54 years. With new stay-at-home orders in effect, Sawdust’s Home for the Holidays virtual benefit is designed to both delight and inspire. 

Sawdust artists and staff are proud of their resilience. In the face of daunting odds, the Sawdust Art Festival was able to pivot by offering a modified Outdoor Marketplace to help keep art and dozens of local artists afloat through the pandemic. Nonetheless, the Sawdust Festival and its artists have been heavily impacted by the loss of its summer show, coupled by the Purple Tier guidelines that slashed capacity by 90 percent and forced the closure of the Sawdust Saloon and concessions. 

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Sawdust Art Festival’s “Home for the Holidays” virtual benefit will air on Sunday, Dec 20

“Our virtual benefit is packed with messages and performances that convey our special brand of magic. We wanted to find a way to softly share our need with supporters and patrons while at the same time spread the joy that we all experience at the Sawdust,” said Monica Prado, President of the Board of Directors. 

Local filmmaker Cory Sparkuhl spent over two days filming Home for the Holidays on the Sawdust grounds, editing it down to just under an hour. “Growing up in Laguna Beach, the Sawdust has always been a part of my life. Producing their virtual benefit is a perfect fit because I know all the artists and bands, making it super easy to capture that special vibe we all know and love.” 

Sawdust Art Festival 2

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Victoria McGinnis & Mark Turnbull

Home for the Holidays features artists’ stories and demonstrations, a jolly appearance from Santa, and special performances by the Salty Suites, David Rosales Trio, and Victoria McGinnis & Mark Turnbull. 

All donations raised through Home for the Holidays will be split equally between the Sawdust Artists’ Relief Fund and the General Operations Fund, which will provide an economic boost for individual artists, and also help to finance the opening of the 2021 summer show. 

The Sawdust Art Festival is grateful to its many patrons, as exemplified by Cindy Shopoff, a Laguna Beach local who took part in the video production. “Visiting the Sawdust has become a family tradition. Our home is filled with art from the Sawdust, so I was thrilled when they asked if I’d share my thoughts as a patron. Our businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic, including the Sawdust and its many local artists.”

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Musician David Rosales

The benefit will air on Sunday, Dec 20 at 6:30 p.m. and can be viewed at www.sawdustartfestival.org/home-for-the-holidays, as well as on the Sawdust’s social media pages such as Facebook and Instagram. 

The Sawdust Art Festival is a nonprofit organization so all donations are tax deductible. As an expression of thanks, the Sawdust will be giving donors tickets and special merchandise for their contributions. 

To learn more and give early, go to www.sawdustartfestival.org/home-for-the-holidays.

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