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 […]

Fallbrook Chorale needs ‘a few good men’

Members of the Fallbrook Chorale are looking for “a few good men” to join them in celebrating 16 years of entertaining North County citizens with fine music. Director Kelley Bell will lead the group at the Bob Burton Performing Arts Center on June 18 at 2 p.m. The San Diego Harmony Bell Ringers will join […]

Bluegrass concert to be held in Carlsbad April 23

Fallbrook area bluegrass fans will be glad to hear that a special bluegrass concert is planned for Saturday, April 23, in Carlsbad at the Carlsbad Village Theatre. This concert is being presented by the San Diego Bluegrass Society, which is a 501©(3) non-profit. The SDBS sponsors a variety of activities and concerts, including a school outreach program […]

Moonlight’s 25th anniversary summer season

VISTA — Moonlight Stage Productions celebrates 25 years of Moonlight musical magic with the announcement of an exciting 2005 summer season of musicals at its outdoor facility, the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Brengle Terrace Park. The 25th summer season will include four spectacular musicals under the stars, including “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” “Pirates of Penzance,” “The […]

Hank Williams tribute May 22

“The Hank Show” will perform two shows — at 4 and 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, at the Cask ’n cleaver Restaurant, 3757 S. Mission Road, Fallbrook. Admission is free! Call (760) 728-2818 for reservations. The show includes a biographic slide show, a live 1950 vintage replica band and dancing. “The Hank Show” is a […]

Shadowdogs’ ‘Halfway to Someday’

Close your eyes and be whisked away to a land where the Shadowdogs live and play their mellow music. You’ve heard of comfort food? Their new CD “Halfway to Someday” is comfort music. “It’s a Long Way Down” by Bruce FitzSimmons is a golden memory- evoking piece that strums its way into memories of lazy […]