Pala’s free February events lineup includes tribute band Fan Halen

Pala’s free February events lineup includes tribute band Fan Halen

PALA – Pala Casino Spa & Resort will continue its free events series in February featuring the 60+ Club at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays; the underground wine CAVE on weekends; and tribute concerts at 8 p.m. on Saturdays in the Infinity Showroom. The free February entertainment schedule includes: Tribute Concerts, 8 p.m., Saturdays, Infinity Showroom […]

‘My Fair Lady’ sparkles at Welk Resort

‘My Fair Lady’ sparkles at Welk Resort

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News First introduced as a drama in 1912, George Bernard Shaw’s play “Pygmalion” exposes the class distinctions between the British aristocracy and everyone else at the turn of the century. In 1956, the play was transformed into a musical by Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe when they created the […]

Old Town Temecula Community Theater offers wide range of entertainment

Old Town Temecula Community Theater offers wide range of entertainment

TEMECULA – Old Town Temecula Community Theater is offering a wide variety of performances beginning the first week of February. Temecula Presents will host Queen Nation Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. There is little doubt among the pure rock community that the legendary band Queen and lead performer Freddie Mercury earn high ranks as one […]

Movie subjects are stranded in the New Zealand wilderness

OCEANSIDE – The North County Film Club kicks off its new season with the Sundance Film Festival favorite, “The Hunt for the Wilderpeople.” Directed by Taika Waititi, this film is about a national manhunt for a boy (Julian Dennison) and his foster father (Sam Neill) after they get stranded in the New Zealand wilderness. With […]

Manchester by the Sea needs a new compass

Manchester by the Sea needs a new compass

Ian Murdock Special to The Village News Manchester by the Sea was among a few films that peaked my interest as 2016 came to a close. While I’m a tremendous fan of Casey Affleck, I am still trying to reconcile how the story of Manchester was completely mangled.  With more family loss than anyone could fathom or […]

BEF rocks Pala Mesa at Jingle Rock Holiday Festival

BEF rocks Pala Mesa at Jingle Rock Holiday Festival

BONSALL – The Bonsall Education Foundation (BEF) held its annual Jingle Rock Holiday Festival on Dec. 10 at Pala Mesa Resort. Student performers from Bonsall High School, Sullivan Middle School, Bonsall West Elementary School, Bonsall Elementary School and Vivian Banks Charter School were present to sing, dance and play instruments for the enjoyment of the community and […]

Fallbrook player wins new Buick Regal Touring Car at Pala

Fallbrook player wins new Buick Regal Touring Car at Pala

PALA – Nancy N., a Pala Casino Spa & Resort player from Fallbrook, won a new Buick Regal Touring Car – courtesy of Paradise Chevrolet Buick GMC in Temecula – on Friday, Dec. 16 in the casino’s Win-A-Car Every Friday promotion. Pala awarded two more Buick Regal Touring Cars on the remaining Fridays in December. In addition, […]

Pala to celebrate the new year with many free events in January

Pala to celebrate the new year with many free events in January

PALA – Pala Casino Spa & Resort will continue its free events series in January featuring the 60+ Club at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays; the underground wine CAVE on weekends, and tribute concerts at 8 p.m. on Saturdays in the Infinity Showroom. The free January entertainment schedule includes:   Tribute Concerts, 8 p.m., Saturdays, Infinity Showroom Jan. 14, […]

Allied misses the mark

Ian Murdock Special to the Village News Having seen the clips for Allied – yet another film centered around WW2 and efforts to stop the Germans – I had pretty high hopes, considering it starred Brad Pitt, as well as a refreshing new face (at least to me), Marion Cotillard. With a spy theme as […]