June 2017 Local Limelight

Philanthropist Sebastian Paul Musco joined an acclaimed list of recipients, including seven U.S. Presidents and luminaries such as Elie Wiesel, Bob Hope, Rosa Parks, General Martin Dempsey and Edward James Olmos, in being awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

Laguna Dance Festival’s September Season

Mark your dance calendar for September 21–25 for the award-winning Laguna Dance Festival's 12th year, which will bring three renowned dance companies to Laguna Beach in its quest to showcase new and established dance companies and artists, increase public appreciation and provide quality dance education.

Fifty Remarkable Years of the Sawdust Art Festival

The 50th summer of the Sawdust Art Festival is here. Since 1966, the festival has expanded greatly from a humble dirt lot to a sprawling, three-acre eucalyptus grove in Laguna Canyon. Over time, Sawdust came to organically incorporate many forms of art, education programs and charity efforts. This has allowed the festival to grow, not just its size, but also…

The Road to the Garden

Greta Garbo was awarded ‘Select Bitch’-- the top female of her variety--at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 2013. The story of how this two-year-old, wire-haired dachshund won at the top dog show in the land is quite remarkable.