• A Summer Tradition: Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

    The Festival of Arts is held from July 5- August 31, 2015 in Laguna Beach. The festival is open daily for visitors to enjoy work of exhibited artists, demonstrations and art workshops. This year, the Festival unveiled a new façade and entryway, designed by Bauer Architects. You will experience daily on-site exhibitions and demonstrations on the grounds. Special events include art talks and the popular “Art, Jazz, Wine and Chocolate,” on Thursdays and “Concerts on the Green” on Saturdays. In the past, I’ve taken the free Laguna Beach trolley to the Festival and signed my kids up for the art workshops. A big part of the festival is the “Pageant…

  • Let's Make Art | Marcie Taylor

    Facebook Chain Status Updates – the new Chain Letter

    I remember receiving chain letters in the mail. There were those threatening ones that you had to send out to x number of people lest some awful fate befell you. And then there were those that rewarded you with something a sticker, stationery or something that you would only receive once you had sent out the same letter to the required number of people. As a sticker and stationery collecting kid, I never thought of it as a pyramid scam but of course that’s what it was. These days snail mail may be dead but chain letters still exist in the form of chain emails or worse, Facebook status updates.…