‘The Book of Mormon’ is full of delicious satire

‘The Book of Mormon’ is full of delicious satire

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News Back by popular demand, Tony Award winning “The Book of Mormon” just finished its run at the downtown Civic Center. It is a musical written for the stage by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone with help from a legion of other contributors. Parker and Stone are […]

‘Peter Pan’ actors fly high at Mission Theatre

‘Peter Pan’ actors fly high at Mission Theatre

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News Peter Pan flies! Really. Along with Wendy and brothers John and Michael Darling! How do they do it?  It is like magic. Actually, a stage-flying company has been in Fallbrook multiple times to teach the youngsters to fly above the set. Using a patented system of winches, harness […]

Tribute concerts among free events at Pala in August

PALA – Pala Casino Spa & Resort will continue its free event series in August featuring the 60+ Club 1 p.m. Tuesdays, the underground wine CAVE  and Luis Rey’s on weekends, and tribute concerts at 8 p.m. on Saturdays in the Infinity Showroom. The free August entertainment schedule includes: Tribute Concerts, 8 p.m., Saturdays, Infinity Showroom. 5, One with […]

Chambers fills substitution role for Mr. Crowley performance at Pala

The Ozzy Osbourne tribute band Mr. Crowley had a challenge when the musicians performed at Pala Casino’s Infinity nightclub July 8. Everybody who attended the concert knew that Mr. Crowley lead singer Dave Diaz wasn’t actually Ozzy Osbourne. Most if not all of those present knew that Ozzy Osbourne was with Black Sabbath before starting […]

‘At the Old Place ‘ explores life’s possibilities

‘At the Old Place ‘ explores life’s possibilities

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News La Jolla Playhouse has long been recognized as a premier house for cutting edge works and ground-breaking performances. “At the Old Place” is no exception. Performed by a small troupe, this creative work about going home has a resonance of truth wrapped around the loss of one’s mother. […]

Pala RV Resort to host ‘Humuhumunukunukuapua’a’ Luau

PALA – The top-rated Pala RV Resort will offer its guests a Humuhumunukunukuapua’a (Who-Moo-Who-Moo-Noo-Koo-Noo-Koo-Ah-Pooah-Ah) Luau Weekend, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 11-12, that will award guests fun prizes for Flamingo Fishing, Hula Hoop, Ring Toss and Strut Your Straw contests. Guests must stay a minimum of two nights, Friday and Saturday, and reservations are being accepted at 1-844-472-5278. From noon […]

This ‘Guys and Dolls’ is first rate

This ‘Guys and Dolls’ is first rate

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News A fresh, revitalized version of “Guys and Dolls” is now playing at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park. It is a step back in time when men wore suits and women wore hats with white gloves while frequently pausing to check and make certain their stocking’s seams […]