‘The Gin Game’ opens Feb. 4

D.L. Coburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is best known for the two stars who created the leading roles: Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronin. Their amazing performances when the show debuted in 1978 catapulted this show to one of the hottest tickets in New York. A year later, the duo reprised their roles for PBS, which gave […]

FHS Drama to produce ‘The Crucible’

FALLBROOK — Students from Fallbrook High School’s Drama Department plan to produce Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” to continue the success of the 2003 student production of Neil Simon’s “Rumors.” Students are covering every aspect, from directing, casting, designing costumes, publicity, and all other elements of production, under the guidance of teacher Florence Villane. Each act […]

‘Elektra’ okay for comic-action movie

The comic books have switched genres to the movie screen once again with the 20th Century Fox release of “Elektra.” As a comic-based action movie, “Elektra” is a palatable movie. “Elektra” has a PG-13 rating. This means that it doesn’t have the constant action of an R-rated action movie. On the other hand, it allows […]

Music Society installs new director

At its January board meeting, the Fallbrook Music Society installed Genie Summers (L.) as a director. Genie will serve as chair of the Music for Youth committee (formerly Music by Volunteers), replacing Bob Freaney, who so admirably served in this capacity for many years. “Genie is an enthusiastic, dedicated individual,” says Brenda Montiel, president of FMS […]

On your own in England: by air, train, bus and foot

You don’t need the perseverance of a Peace Corps volunteer to tour England without a paid guide and a group of people you’d never choose as friends. Just good planning and an optimistic outlook will prepare you for a remarkable trip, so here’s how to venture out on your own by air, train, bus and […]

Free recording sessions

OCEANSIDE — MiraCosta College’s recording arts students need to learn how to do studio recordings. And, there are probably a lot of local musicians who would love to have their musical group recorded — especially if it’s free. So here’s the musical, win-win situation: Local musical groups of any musical style (no soloists, please) are […]

Pure Divers perform

CAMP PENDLETON — A group of Fallbrook women (known as the ELFs) hosted a party at Camp Pendleton the week before Christmas for children of Marines. Each of the ladies brought a specific toy for her assigned child and assisted him or her as they chose and wrapped gifts for their parents. The Pure Divers, […]

‘The Band in Black’ is back!

‘The Band in Black’ will be back at the Cask ‘n Cleaver Steakhouse, 3757 S. Mission Road, Fallbrook, on Friday evening, January 28, at 8 p.m. Call (760) 728-2818 for reservations. The singing style, songs, instruments and costumes are in tribute to country music legend Johnny Cash. There will be no cover charge for the […]