Beethoven’s ‘Missa Solemnis’ coming May 1

Beethoven’s “Missa Solemnis” will be performed on May 1 at 3 p.m. at the Bob Burton Center for the Performing Arts in Fallbrook. This performance is presented by the Fallbrook Music Society as the final concert of the 2004-2005 symphony season. Conductor’s Preview will be 2:30 p.m. For tickets, call (760) 451-8644. For information, call […]

‘Anything Goes’ for Marcia Parrish

Cole Porter’s charming musical comedy “Anything Goes” went down as a hit this past Friday and Saturday night at the Bob Burton Center for Performing Arts at Fallbrook Union High School. For those who aren’t familiar with the story, it takes place on the SS American. On the ship is a gangster on the run […]

Back to Bongo’s on April 28

La Paloma GATE students in Fallbrook will present the Southern California premiere of the musical “Back to Bongo’s” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at Bower’s Auditorium, Potter Jr. High, 1743 Reche Road. The story takes place in 1955 as high school seniors prepare for graduation and the big party at Bongo’s Burger Shack. […]

Help Marcia Parrish

FHS Choral Music will present all the proceeds from the Thursday, April 28, performance of “Anything Goes” at 7 p.m. at the Burton Center for the Performing Arts to Ms. Marcia Parrish. Ms. Parrish has been the spring musical stage manager for the past three years and has always been there to support and encourage […]

Beethoven’s ‘Missa Solemnis’ on May 1

Beethoven’s “Missa Solemnis” will be performed on May 1 at the Bob Burton Center for the Performing Arts in Fallbrook. In this rarely performed work, the musical forces of orchestra, large chorus, quartet of solo voices and solo violin are combined to make this one of the most powerful pieces in music history. The wide […]

Diamonds are a dancer’s best friend

FALLBROOK — The saying “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” goes a long way for the dancers on the Dancin’ 3D dance team of CAST Academy of Dance. Two weeks ago, the competition teams walked away from the Spotlight Dance Competition in Upland, CA, with three Diamond Awards as well as two Overall Division awards, […]

‘Fever Pitch’ about more than just the Red Sox

The movie “Fever Pitch” focuses on the Boston Red Sox baseball team and thus will be understood at different levels by someone such as myself, who has interviewed current Red Sox executives and who is working on a biography of former Red Sox outfielder Jackie Jensen, than by most segments of the general public. But “Fever […]

Border Radio captures 1920s band sound

FALLBROOK — Oklahoma-born Kelly McCune was drawn to opera by the overheated stories of death and tragedy, the exquisite beauty of the arias and the possibility that, as a classically trained singer, she would escape being stamped an “Okie.” “I was always a little sensitive about being called a hick so I kind of ran […]

‘Let’s get Loud’ a success at FUHS

On April 15 and 16 at the Bob Burton Performing Arts Center, the dance department at Fallbrook High School put on their annual dance production, titled “Let’s Get Loud” this year. The performers involved were members of the Performance Dance class, the Advanced Dance class and a guest male dancer. It certainly was a night […]

Casey Connor and Lila Nelson will perform in Fallbrook April 28

Innovative performers and singer/songwriters Casey Connor and Lila Nelson will bring their distinct style, stories and harmonies for the pleasure of area residents to Heritage Hall, 122 Beech Street, Fallbrook, on Thursday, April 28. Lila Nelson performs with the energy of a true poetic intuition. Her songs move from traditional folk to contemporary folk/Americana to […]