Christina Ortega Band in Fallbrook

Sociologists have a lot to say about integration but musicologists are talking integration now as well. It seems the edges of one identifiable kind of music as opposed to another are quickly disappearing. The Christina Ortega Band is in the forefront belting out a Mexican corrido followed by a traditional bluer-than-blues number. Though Christina was […]

3D Dance Team receives top honors

It was a big weekend for CAST Academy of Dance at the Hall of Fame Dance Competition located in Ontario, CA. After a three-day competition, not only did the dance team bring home two platinum awards for their “Honorable Mention” and “Liberty” dance routines, but they brought home two Overall High Score awards, first place […]

Benefit screening of ‘White Rainbow’ in Bonsall

A benefit screening of “White Rainbow” will be held at the Ultra Star Cinema in Bonsall’s River Village Shopping Center on Sunday, May 15, at 5 p.m. The film won Best Feature Film in March at the Sedona International Film Festival. The producer, Linda Mandrayar, resides in Bonsall. For information on the cost of the […]

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, […]