Media Contact: Cynthia Fung
August 11, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAWDUST ART FESTIVAL PRESENTS
FIRST EVER “BEATLES DAY”
(Beatles Day takes place Saturday, August 15 from 10 am to 10 pm)
Laguna Beach, CA – The Sawdust Art Festival presents its first ever Beatles Day Saturday, August 15, 2009 from 10 am to 10 pm. Beatles classics will be covered on all three entertainment stages throughout the day and 60’s era art and craft projects will be featured at the Children’s Art Spot, Sawdust Studio and Sawdust clock tower. Highlights of Beatles Day include the following:
â€¢ Flower Power Magnets with Rosanne Nitti (10:30 am -12:30 pm) – Create magnets with fun Beatles images and other 60’s icons. Ages 4+ at the Children’s Art Spot.
â€¢ Monochromatic Painting with Tovonaina Andriamampionona (10:30 am – 3 pm) – Travel back in time to create a 60’s art piece using magazine pieces and single color exploration. Ages 6+ at the Sawdust Studio.
â€¢ Sue Bredice & Chris Whynaught (11:30 am – 4:00 pm) – Beatles cover songs included in set list. Rock music at the Tavern Stage.
â€¢ Dave & Sue Cross (11:30 am – 4:00 pm) – Beatles cover songs included in set list. Folk/jazz music at the Greek Island Grille Stage.
â€¢ Paper Flowers with Lupe Blanton (12 noon – 1 pm) – Using colorful crepe paper, learn Lupe’s traditional method of paper flower making. Ages 5+ at the clock tower.
â€¢ Jason Feddy Band (12 noon – 4:30 pm) – Beatles songs. Rock music on the Main Entertainment Deck.
â€¢ Rock Painting (1 pm – 2:30 pm) – Be creative and use nature’s resources to create your own piece of 60’s artwork. Ages 4+ at the Children’s Art Spot.
â€¢ Friendship Bracelets with Penny Steris (3 pm – 4 pm) – Use a multitude of colored yarn to personalize your friendship braided bracelet. Ages 4+ at the Children’s Art Spot.
â€¢ Expressive Gesture with Tovo Sam (3:30 pm – 5:30 pm) – Learn how to speed draw live figures in action in this dynamic and fun class. Great for cartoonists, great study of the human form. Ages 8+ at the Sawdust Studio.
â€¢ Finger Knitting with Mary Keating (4 pm – 5:30 pm) – Learn the relaxing art of finger knitting to create scarves, belts and headbands. Ages 4+ at the Children’s Art Spot.
â€¢ Robert Van Gorder & Friends (5 pm – 9:30 pm) – Beatles cover songs included in set list. Light folk rock at the Tavern Stage.
â€¢ Carolyn Miller (5 pm – 9:30 pm) – Beatles cover songs included in set list. Soft rock music at the Greek Island Grille Stage.
â€¢ The Neat (5:30 pm – 9:45 pm) – Beatles songs. Rock music on the Main Entertainment Deck.
To check out more details about the Sawdust Art Festival and the 2009 calendar of events, please navigate to www.sawdustartfestival.org or call 949.494.3030.
The Sawdust Art Festival is located at 935 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach with free City trolley service to and from the Act V parking lot. Admission prices are: Adult $7.50; Seniors (65+) $6; Children (6-12) $3; Children (5 and under) Free; Summer Season Pass $15; Annual Pass (unlimited admission to summer and winter shows) $20.
The Sawdust Art Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public and promoting the art created in Laguna Beach.
The Sawdust Art Festival thanks its 2009 sponsors Hoegaarden and Kendall-Jackson.