“ Our Town , Our Paper ” lagunabeachindy . com MAY 12 , 2023 | Volume XX , Issue 19
Oceans Film Festival Premieres ‘ Birth of the Endless Summer ,’ Laguna Surf Legend Dick Metz Featured
“ Birth of The Endless Summer : Discovery of Cape St . Francis ” premiered at Oceans Film Festival on May 7 at the Porthole Theater at Dana Hills High School in Dana Point this past weekend as part of the Oceans Film Festival . The documentary follows Laguna surfing legend Dick Metz to South Africa where the original film , “ The Endless Summer ” was inspired . In honor of the film ’ s 60th anniversary , the festival also screened “ The Endless Summer ” at Salt Creek Beach on May 5 . Photo / Jim Collins
Hotel Laguna and 14 West Reopen After Court Issues Honarkar Temporary Restraining Order
By Clara Beard | LB Indy
The Orange County Superior Court has issued Mo Honarkar a temporary restraining order , restricting the local real estate developer , and those acting on his behalf , from coming within 200 feet of Hotel Laguna , 14 West and several other properties , currently disputed between investor group Continuum Analytics and Honarkar ’ s Laguna Beach Company until the end of this month .
The May 5 judgment comes after armed security guards representing both groups clashed last week , prompting City Manager Shohreh Dupuis to close the two hotels out of concern for public safety .
City officials agreed to reopen the properties last Friday under the condition that any onsite security personnel would be unarmed and no more threats to public safety were present . The investor group is now allowed access and can resume hotel
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Laguna Art Museum Presents Joseph Kleitsch : Abroad and at Home in Old Laguna
By LB Indy Staff
Joseph Kleitsch : Abroad and At Home in Old Laguna , is the newest exhibition on offer at the Laguna Art Muesum . The exhibit will be available to view from June 24 through Sept . 24 and showcases the work of Joseph Kleitsch , an important California Impressionist painter born in Hungary in 1882 . Kleitsch ’ s artwork vividly captures the energy and beauty of Southern California .
“ We cannot wait to welcome guests to this exhibition that touches upon every period of Joseph Kleitsch ’ s artistic output ,” said Julie Perlin Lee , director of Laguna Art Museum . “ More than 25 individual and organizational lenders have enthusiastically come together to bring the best of Kleitsch ’ s artworks together in a showing of sensuous portraits , realistic still lifes and landscape paintings that document the artist ’ s experimentation and growth from Impressionism to Post-Impressionism . Because of the artist ’ s ties to Laguna Beach , there is no venue or location more perfect than Laguna Art Museum .”
Kleitsch ’ s early works consisted of small
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