Young cast shines ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

Young cast shines ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

Elizabeth Youngman Westphal Special to the Village News Note to the reader: This is not a review – it is a recommendation. There are only three performances and in an effort to support local theatre, it was necessary to attend a rehearsal. I observed the second act run-through, and the rehearsal was delightful. MGM released […]

Pala to host ‘Super Sunday Viewing Party’ Feb. 5

PALA − Pala Casino Spa & Resort will host football fans for free starting at 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5 in the Infinity Showroom for a “Super Sunday Viewing Party” to watch the New England Patriots clash with the Atlanta Falcons for the National Football League championship in Super Bowl 51. Seating will be first-come, first-serve. […]

Film club to see ‘Love and Friendship’

OCEANSIDE – Based on a Jane Austin novella, the film “Love and Friendship” will be shown by the North County Film Club on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 3 p.m. The film is set in the 1790s and focuses on a beautiful widow who takes up residency with her in-laws and becomes a matchmaker for her reluctant […]

Curtain Call Company announces auditions for ‘Honeymoon from Hell’

FALLBROOK – Curtain Call Company will be holding auditions for their upcoming production of the dinner theater murder mystery “Honeymoon from Hell”.  The auditions will be Jan. 30  from  6 to 8 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church (1620 S. Stage Coach Lane, Fallbrook). Four males and three females are needed ages 18 and older. Some […]

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 […]