Art imitates life, but life also imitates good art. The Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach features more than three dozen living recreations of great works of art over 90 minutes, including Michelangelo's "Pieta," Vincent van Gogh's "The Night Café" and Leonardo da Vinci "The Last Supper." The theme for this year's pageant is "The Genius," which explores the connection between art and developments in science and technology. Cost: General admission starts at $15 and includes admission to the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts Dates: July 7-Aug. 31 Contact info: 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach; http://www.foapom.com/site/overview_pom.asp Categories: Entertainment, Kids, Arts & Culture —J.L.
Mark Boster, Los Angeles Times