The 12th Annual Laguna Hero Festival
will be held at
The Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach
Saturday, Nov. 16th
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 pm
This family friendly program will include performance of dance, live music and short films celebrating the best of humanity. Thanks to the City of Laguna Beach and the Foundation of the Festival of the Arts for their support for this program.
November 16th is the UN International Day of Tolerance. We hope to honor those working to build bridges of understanding and compassion in our community. As a sanctuary for the environment our community embraces respect for each other and all the sea life and animals that call our beautiful laguna home.If you have a film, song, or story you want to share please let us know. for sponsorship opportunities, to submit a film or hero story please contact [email protected]
Laguna Hero Fest Sizzle
Now celebrating it's 12th Year the Laguna Hero Fest brings together artists and activists of all ages to recognize individuals and groups in the community who are working hard to make the world a better place.
Previous Honorees - 2018 Hero Fest
Dr. Judith Anderson - Community Hero Award
Dr. Judith Anderson accepts Community Hero Award at the 11th Annual Laguna Hero Fest.
My Blue Heart
Whitney Winefordner and Larsen McCarroll perform original song in honor of Sylvia Earle.
History will be Repeated
Trey Carlisle performs an original spoken word piece that promotes tolerence.
Laguna Beach Police Anti-Bullying Campaign Featuring Tony Hawk
A powerful message for young people to stand up against bullying!
Laguna Beach Community Clinic | Then & Now
Learn about the history and remarkable heroes of the Laguna Beach Community Clinic.
Teaching with Media
The MY HERO Project empowers youth through media arts education to share their powerful voices with the world.
Sultana Call to Action
Madeline Gillum's 6th Grade Class at Sultana Elementary created this Student /Teacher Activist Award winning video through the MY HERO / iEarn Learning Circles!
Laughter Yoga | Laughing for Fitness // 60 Second Docs
Jeffrey Briar inspires others to laugh for health!
Laguna Bluebelt Photography Contest Winners 2018
Slideshow featuring the winning photographers of the Laguna Bluebelt contest with Larsen McCarroll on piano.
2018 Student Art Honorees
Slideshow featuring heroic art from students around the world with Larsen McCarroll on piano.
Featured Heroes from the 2017 Laguna Hero Fest
Toni Iseman - Community HERO Award 2017
Laguna Beach Mayor, Toni Iseman, receives the 2017 Community Hero Award for her service to the Laguna Beach Community.
World Oceans Day - Celebrate Marine Parks
One World One Ocean produced this video to raise awareness about World Oceans Day!
Laguna ECO HERO Segment: MacGillivrays One World One Ocean
Segment from the Laguna Beach ECO Heroes documentary featuring the work of Greg, Barbara, Shawn & Meghan Magillivray with their One World One Ocean Campaign.
Laguna Bluebelt 2017 Photo Contest Winners!
The Laguna Bluebelt Photo contest winners slideshow - no sound.
Pacific Marine Mammal Center
La Vida Laguna - Ocean Hero
Billy Fried leads this innovative Ocean minded group in Laguna Beach.
Sawdust Festival Artist Profile Series - Patsee Ober, Underwater Photographer
Patsee Ober Underwater Photographer reveals the magic just beneath the surface of the sea.
Cory Sparkuhl produced this wonderful tribute to Laguna Beach Artist Robert Young.
Artist Profile - Robert Young
Credit: Robert Young
Adopt a Class program impacts the lives of many youth introducing them to Ocean Conservation at the Ocean Institute.
Ocean Institute - Adopt a Class Program
Credit: Ocean Institute
Historic American Landscape Survey Project for Laguna beach and Laguna Greenbelt
Laguna Beach Heroes Ron Chilcote and Tom Lamb facilitated national recognition for Laguna Beach and the Laguna Greenbelt!
Sylvia Earle Ocean Conservation Award sizzle and 2017 winner
Sylvia Earle Ocean Conservation Award Sizzle
One World One Ocean Sponsors the Ocean Conservation Award in the MY HERO International Film Festival with a 500.00 prize!
Sylvia Earle OCEAN Conservation Award WINNERS REEL
Finn Moss White-Thomson Acceptance
10th Annual Laguna Hero Fest Event media
Laguna Beach Poet - John Gardner
Debbie and Charlotte Young
Ron Chilcote and Tom Lamb
Featured Content from 2017 Youth Program
Kate Sings in Laguna Hero Fest Youth Program
Kate sings at the Laguna Hero Fest Youth Program - World Ocean's Day Celebration.
Ditty for Dilley: Sing Along
Sing along with us as we celebrate James Dilley through song. Featuring original music by Sasha Evans and Doug Miller.
Everything Laguna Beach - Ocean Segment
John Barrett produces Everything Laguna Beach and shares the Ocean Segment with MY HERO.
The 10th Annual Laguna Hero Fest was dedicated to Stu Saffer
Films Celebrating 2016 Honorees
Community HERO Gregg Abel
The 2016 Community Award recipient is Gregg Abel for more than 35 years of service to greater Laguna Beach.
Pray For A Cure by Music in Common
This original song and music video was created by local youth from diverse religious backgrounds titled “Pray for a Cure", mentored through the Music in Common program at the Laguna College of Art and Design, spearheaded by Jason Feddy, Warren Sellars, and Alisa Eisenberg.
Art and Nature by Greg MacGillivray for The Laguna Art Museum
Marinta Skupin became the Curator of Education at Laguna Art Museum in 2012. Skupin creates opportunities for all audiences to engage in meaningful and enjoyable ways with art. The Art & Nature Festival, now going into its 4th year, is one of her most successful projects and her enthusiasm for art is infectious.
LAGUNA BEACH LIVE!
Laguna Beach Live!, a non-profit organization, strives to increase the awareness of and participation in diverse musical experiences, enhancing the reputation of Laguna Beach as a music town. Since 2001, Laguna Beach Live! has brought professional music to the community of Laguna Beach in intimate settings, at accessible venues and at affordable prices. lagunabeachlive.org/
POSITIVE SPIN featuring Give a Beat
Community music educational non-profit organization Give a Beat, founded by Laguna Beach entrepreneur Lauren Segal brings a positive spin to youth in need.
9th Annual Laguna Hero Fest Honorees
Gregg Abel at the 2015 Laguna Hero Fest
Credit: Miss Jaime Photography
Jason Feddy with Pray for a Cure Music Video Participants
Credit: Music In Common
Art & Nature Laguna Art Museum - honoree Marinta Skupin
Credit: Laguna Art Museum
Zeda Stone and Bryn Mooser honorees from RYOT.org
RYOT Foundation has launched a program called " The Great Escape Project". This program will bring uplifting Virtual Reality experiences to children who are patients at CHOC Hospital. Zeda Stone and Bryn Mooser both with roots in Laguna Beach are spearheading this humanitarian project.
Pediatric Patients at CHOC Hospital experience Virtual Reality from RYOT Foundation
Patsee Ober Swimming in the Pacific Ocean by Laguna
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB of LAGUNA BEACH
Special thanks to our sponsors
STU NEWS LAGUNA
City of Laguna Beach
Featured Laguna Beach Heroes from 2015
Laguna Beach Eco Heroes: One World One Ocean
One World One Ocean is a global campaign led by Greg MacGillivray to raise awareness for ocean conservation.
Laguna Beach Eco Heroes: Wyland
Wyland is an iconic activist who uses his art, music and love of nature to inspire and encourage stewardship of the planet.
Laguna Beach Eco Heroes: Mary Fegraus
Mary Fegraus has lead the campaign to create a wilderness park in the greenbelt surrounding Laguna Beach. Thank You Mary Fegraus.
Laguna Beach Eco Heroes: James Dilley
James Dilley is the father of the Laguna Greenbelt and is commemorated in this wonderful little Ditty.
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