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Woodstock X Held At Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

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Vista, CA — The ” Woodstock Summer Jam ” VHS All Class Reunion. Classes from Vista High School gathered at the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum to celebrate and renew old friendships. Class photos were taken by the Rez Radio FM hippie bus. This year the music for the Woodstock X Finale finale was […]

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Public Arts Commission Seeking Input on Artwork for Paseo Santa Fe

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Vista, CA –The City of Vista’s Public Art Commission is seeking the public’s input on artwork for the Paseo Santa Fe Phase II street improvement project. Local artist Buddy Smith’ stained glass mural panels will be placed in the information kiosks along this stretch of S. Santa Fe Avenue. The public is encouraged to view and […]

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Celebratory Fun For All At Vista’s Solatube Block Party!

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Suze Diaz … Thursday afternoon was filled with good times and celebratory vibes as Solatube International, Inc. hosted their Summer Block Party at their headquarters and manufacturing facility at 2210 Oak Ridge Way in Vista. Operating in Southern California since 1992, Solatube’s history began in the 1980s when an Australian inventor patented a tubular daylighting […]

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Million Dollar Quartet At The Avo

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Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins Vista, CA — In December of 1956 four musical legends met up at Sam Phillips’ Sun Records studio in Memphis. This smash hit musical is a fascinating look at how their voices and their personalities would change American music forever. LAMB’S AT THE AVO PLAYHOUSE 303 […]

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Friday Night Splash At the Wave

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Friday, July 19, 019 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Vista, CA –Join us for a special ticketed event. The Wave will be open extended hours from 4 pm till 8 pm. Admission tickets are $9.95 per person (or a $3.00 upgrade with the same day regular park admission ticket), and there will be a discount on […]

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Sheriff’s Dept. Deputy Sloppye and Surf Dog Teddy

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Summer Reading Club: Sheriff’s Dept. Deputy Sloppye and Surf Dog Teddy Vista,CA — Summer Reading Club at the Vista Library on Thursday, July 18th from 11:00 am to 11:45 am. This event is Pre-school and Families.Contact Vista Library Staff for more information at 760-643-5100  Meet Surf Dog Teddy, goodwill ambassador and therapy dog for the San […]

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Vista Historical Society Old Fashioned Pit Barbeque

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Vista, CA –The Vista Historical Society will be hosting our annual Old Fashioned Pit Barbeque on Saturday, September 14, at our museum location at 2317 Old Foothill Drive, Vista, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost will be $25 for adults and $5 for children 10 years and younger. The brisket and pulled pork […]

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Center Stage: Vista’s Moonlight Amphitheatre Provides Cultural & Economic Benefits to the Region

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On a recent cool summer evening, the city-owned Moonlight Amphitheatre, located in Vista was all abuzz with patrons gearing up for a fun, nearly sold-out performance of Mel Brooks’ The Producers.  Some show-goers were finishing up dinner at the outdoor venue’s Luna Cafe (run by Kitchens for Good), while others were picnicking on the lawn.  The high-caliber acting and […]

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    Popular Mexican Band Performs in Escondido

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    Panteón Rococó Performs at the Center on July 28th! Escondido, CA. – July, 2019 – Mexican band, Panteón Rococó heads to Escondido to perform for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Sunday, July 28th at 8:00 pm in the Concert Hall. With more than 24 years of musical career, Panteón Rococó is known for its Latin American rhythms […]

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    Homeless Assistance Resource Team

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    The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is committed to community outreach and public safety. Sheriff’s Deputies have been collaborating with our community partners to provide outreach to the homeless populations in the areas we serve. In order to provide additional support to this endeavor, the Sheriff’s Department has assigned a team of deputies to work […]

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    Carlsbad State of the Community Luncheon

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    Carlsbad, CA — Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce will host the 2019 State of the CommunityLuncheon on Friday, August 23, 2019, from 10:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Join more than 500 business, civic and community leaders to discuss the state of the Carlsbad community and share ideas to plan for a successful […]

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    Natalia Lafourcade Returns to Escondido!

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    Emerging Latin Artist Performs at the Center on July 18th Escondido, CA. – July 2019 – Latin artist, Natalia Lafourcade returns to Escondido to perform for one-night only at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Thursday, July 18 at 8:00 pm on the Great Green. Natalia Lafourcade is one of the most influential emerging Latin artists in the last […]

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    Around The County With Supervisor Desmond

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    We’re teaming up with Cal State San Marcos and Veteran Crisis Outreach to host a Veterans Forum focusing on mental health support and suicide prevention.We’ll hear powerful stories from veterans and learn more about how we as a community can understand and support our veteran and active duty service-members. We send our warriors to fight […]

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    Bonsall Woman’s Club Contributes to Canine Companions for Independence

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    Bonsall, CA — Canine Companions for Independence is a national organization, established in 1975, which provides expertly trained assistance dogs that enhance the lives of people with disabilities.  These dogs are provided free of charge.  The organization is a 501(c)3 charity that also provides ongoing support to recipients to ensure a quality partnership.  The assistance […]

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    What’s up In Downtown Oceanside

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    Downtown History Walks July 13 and the second Saturday of each month, Downtown Oceanside The Oceanside Historical Society is again offering Downtown History Walks on second Saturdays through September at 9 a.m. The walk starts at the Oceanside Civic Center Fountain at North Coast Highway and Pier View Way. Look for the plaque commemorating Oceanside’s founder, […]

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    Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle

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    Opens at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Center Museum! Escondido, CA. – The Center Museum is pleased to announce the inaugural exhibition of its 25th Anniversary Season. This summer, Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle will be opening on July 20, 2019. Considered by many […]

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron – Emergency Response

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      Emergency Response Assemblymember Marie Waldron…California is no stranger to natural and man-made emergencies. The recent quakes in Kern and San Bernardino Counties are another reminder that living in the Golden State has a price. The State Constitution grants immense power to the Governor to deal with emergencies. The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES), which began […]

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      Assembly Aproves Bates’ Effort to Protect Emergency Preparedness San Onofre Nuclear Plant

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       Sacramento, CA – The Assembly Governmental Organization Committee has approved Senate Bill 465 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would ensure local governments continue to receive funding for offsite emergency response planning, training, and exercises related to the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). The bill will head next to the Assembly Appropriations Committee for […]

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      The Electricity Bailout Bill Sails through the Legislature Despite Its Numerous Flaws

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      Sacramento,CA  – Yesterday, the California State Senate voted to approve Assembly Bill 1054 – Governor Newsom’s Wildfire Fund legislation. Some have called it Governor Newsom’s first real test of legislative leadership. The measure actually is a feeble attempt to thread the needle between Wall Street, the investor-owned utility companies, ratepayers, trial lawyers, and victims of […]

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      Waldron -Wildfires, and the Aftermath

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — Fifteen of California’s 20 most destructive wildfires have occurred since 2000, with ten since 2015.  Economic costs to homeowners, utilities, ratepayers, insurers and local governments resulting from the destruction of thousands of homes makes preventing fires and dealing with their costly aftermath top-priority issues in Sacramento.  Proposals discussed include creating a Power […]

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      Marie Waldron, State Assemblymember

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      MARIE WALDRON, State Assemblymember     I am proud to serve on the Assembly Select Committee on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities working to assist our I/DD population through advocacy and research, and by acting as an information resource as the Legislature develops policies. Input from the community is essential in both understanding the needs of our most […]

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      Jones: Convicted Felons Should Not Be Automatically Eligible to Serve on Juries

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      Sacramento, CA  – In response to Senate Bill 310, Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) releases an Are You Kidding Me? video and speaks in opposition of this measure that would allow convicted felons to automatically qualify as trial jurors. However, Jones feels that “Convicted felons can already petition the court for a certificate of rehabilitation after […]

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      Jones’ Measure to Create Consistency

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      In California Law  Signed by the Governor Sacramento, CA — – Senator Jones (R-Santee) is wasting no time getting his bills to the Governor’s desk. On Monday, two and one-half months before the legislative deadline, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Jones’ Senate Bill 308 that corrects current law to create consistency between trust instruments and wills. It […]

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      Assemblymember Waldron- Developmentally Disabled – We are Listening!

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      Assemblymember Marie Waldron — The Assembly Select Committee on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities works to assist all Californians with developmental disabilities (I/DD) through advocacy and research, and by acting as an information resource as the Legislature develops policies impacting California’s I/DD population, estimated at just under 630,000 in 2017.   As a member of this important […]

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        Win Wisely – Thomas Calabrese

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        Always Try To Be An Honorable Man Thomas Calabrese — Schilling & Company was an American foodstuffs company founded in San Francisco, California, in 1881 by August Schilling and George F. Volkmann, a pair of 27 year-old Bremen, Germany immigrants. The company dealt in coffee, tea, baking powder, extracts, and spices. August Schilling had one son, Eric who was born in […]

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        Share What You Can – Thomas Calabrese

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        Give What Comes Naturally Thomas Calabrese — Hodge Tucker graduated Cal State San Marcos with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications. He began seeking employment and went on several interviews, but nothing really felt right to him. When he did some research about military opportunities for college graduates, Hodge thought he could enhance his skills […]

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        What Is The 4th of July?

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        The 4th of July is often filled with parades, barbecues, fireworks, and impromptu baseball games. Families, friends, and neighbors often get together to enjoy scarfing down good food, talking, and lighting off colorful fireworks. The holiday was officially created in 1941, though the tradition of celebrating America’s Independence Day goes back to the 1700s and the american […]

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        Pray For Raine – Thomas Calabrese

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        Hope For A Storm Thomas Calabrese — Robert Raine was a full blooded Native American, a direct descendant of the Shawnee chief, Tecumseh. His tribal name was originally Falling Rainwater, but that was shortened and Americanized to Raine after World War II. Catherine Manelli was Italian and her grandfather emigrated from Sicily to Kansas City […]

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        Altered – Thomas Calabrese

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        Never Forsaken, Never Forgotten – Thomas Calabrese It was a moonlit night in Calexico, California and a windowless van was parked in the Hotel Lucerna parking lot. Nathaniel ‘Nate’ Logan exited his room on the first floor, walked over to the vehicle, unlocked it, got in and drove off. When he reached an isolated area […]

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        Father’s Day Celebration – Thomas Calabrese

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        Heroes Welcome Thomas Calabrese –Steve Whitman was a three sport athlete, in football, basketball and baseball at El Camino High School in Oceanside, California.  He was also an excellent student so when he was a senior in  high school in 1980, he formally requested a letter of nomination from his congressional representative, Congressman Ron Packard […]

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        Hell of A Day

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        Slim Chance Thomas Calabrese — Danny ‘Slim’ Day was a young man from Escondido, California who became fascinated by a crew of linemen erecting transmission towers across his uncle’s property. Being a restless and adventurous individual, Danny asked the foreman, Pop Farrell for a job, “Are you hiring?” Pop Farrell looked at the wiry teenager […]

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        OPED- The Diversion of Transnet Dollars from Highways to Mass Transit

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        Ray Pearson — 15 years ago, in 2004, voters in San Diego approved a half-cent sales tax to pay for highway improvements for the next 40 years. SANDAG is now proposing to redirect that money to pay for rail and mass transit projects. SANDAG believes that the move is necessary in order to meet the […]

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          High School Football Gears Up For Upcoming Season

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          Vista, CA — David Bottom ready for his 4th year at Vista High…after 6 straight losing season & winning numerous CIF Section Titles the tradition Vista Panthers always known for good athletes that have gone on to play ball in college as professionals.David Bottom carries a career record of 15-20 into this 2019 season has […]

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          High School Sports News

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          7-8-19 – Former Fallbrook Warriors alum Brandon Sandoval went 2 for 4 for the Mobile Bay Bears as they defeated the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 7-9-19 Former Mission Hills Grizzly alum Kingston Liniak went 1 for 4 with a single and a run scored for the Connecticut Tigers as they defeated the Stanton Island Yankees 5-4.  7-10-19 […]

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          High Schools Ready For High School Football To Begin

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          David A. Willauer- Contributing Sports Writer Tom Sherlock ready for football to start at Classical Academy ….After 5 seasons for the Caimens of Classical Academy head coach John Goodman decided to step down after a CIF Division loss to the Kearney Comets new head football coach Tom Sherlock is ready for the challenge.  Back at […]

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          North County Baseball News

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          David Willauer — Former Palomar Comets alum Tyler Saladino went 0 for 1 for the Milwaukee Brewers as they were defeated by the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-2. Former Vista Panthers alum Trevor Cahill came in relief for the Anaheim Angels as he pitched 5 innings, 4 hits, 2 runs (2) earned, 2 walks and 0 strikeouts […]

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          Baseball Summer Camp

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          Vista, CA — A great opportunity to hone those skills this summer with Rancho Buena Vista High School head coach and former MLB player, Jesse English.  Jesse will be hosting three camp sessions in July and August. Session 1: July 15-19Session 2: July 29 – August 2Session 3: August 5 – 9 For more details, […]

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          North County Baseball College & MLB Highlights

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          David Willauer–Former Palomar Comets alum Tyler Saladino came in as a pinch hitter for the Milwaukee Brewers and struck out as they were defeated by the Cincinnati Reds 5-4.  Former Vista High Panthers alum Trevor Cahill appeared in relief for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as he pitched 2 innings gave up 1 hit, […]

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          Free Flag Football Mini Camp

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          Free USA Football First Down Mini Camp Vista, CA — Kids will learn the basics of football such as running, jumping, passing, and catching. Through hundreds of events across the country, hosted by USA Football and community organizations, kids will experience football for the first time. This initiative brings football to everyone and serves as an […]

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          College & MLB Baseball

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          David Willauer — Former Rancho Buena Vista alum Tony Wolters went 0 for 3 for the Colorado Rockies as they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3.  Former Palomar Comets alum who was moved up by the San Antonio Missions went 0 for 3 for the Milwaukee Brewers as they defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1.  Former […]

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            Another Roll Of The Dice

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            Opens World Premiere at North Coast Repertory Theatre TR Robertson –North Coast Repertory Theatre, in Solana Beach, tosses “Another Roll of the Dice” in the world premiere of the cleverly crafted story of shady characters and shady stories in Mark Saltzman’s musical comedy, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, for their final show of their […]

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            San Diego Repertory Theatre Awarded Grant

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            San Diego Repertory Theatre Awarded California Arts Council”Artists In Communities” Grant State funds support artistic residencies in community settingsSAN DIEGO, CA – July 10, 2019 – The leadership of San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) announced today that the theatre has been awarded a grant of $14,400 from the California Arts Council as part of its Artists in Communities […]

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            Festival of Arts Fine Art Show

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            COME FOR THE ART…Stay for the Entertainment!There’s lots to see and do this summer at the Festival of Arts!See our schedule of events online. ARTISTS Fine Art Exhibit140 award-winning artists Weekdays, 12noon – 11:30pmWeekends, 10am – 11:30pm Art Talks and TeaSponsored by PBS SoCalWednesdays at 1pm Portraits on the GreenTuesdays at 1pm Art ToursWeekdays 2pm & 4:30pmWeekends 11am & […]

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            Patio Playhouse Community Theater Presents The Wizard of Oz

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            Written by L. Frank Baum Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg Background Music by Herbert Stothart Dance and Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard Orchestration by Larry Wilcox Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company Partnered with Words Alive of San Diego Escondido, CA — From page to screen to stage, […]

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            “Rock of Ages” On Cygnet Stage

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            “Rock of Ages” Brings the Haircade of the 80’s to a Rockin’ Good Time on the Cygnet Stage TR Robertson — The 80’s are rocking again with Cygnet’s Season 17 opening show, “Rock of Ages”, the jukebox musical filled with songs from the 1980’s highlighting many of the metal bands that took the 80’s by […]

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            Based On The Life Of Rosemary Clooney

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            August 15th – 25th, 2019 – Based on the life of Rosemary Clooney By Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman – Directed by Michael MarottaFeaturing Rachel Sorsa as Rosemary Clooney Tenderly is based on the life of Rosemary Clooney, who was hailed as America’s favorite girl singer. In this exhilarating and inspiring new musical biography, it […]

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            Moonlight Stage Productions Opens Season 39 With The Hilarious “The Producers”

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            TR Robertson — It’s bawdy, a bit irreverent, non-stop action and drop dead hilarious as Moonlight Productions opened their 39th Season with Mel Brooks Tony and Drama Desk Award winning musical, “The Producers”. Audiences are warned that the musical is for mature audiences and with good reason as sexual innuendos, colorful language, over-the-top flamboyant gay characters […]

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            New Village Arts Season Nineteen

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            If you think you know what to expect from LITTLE SHOP, think again! Here’s what Jean Lowerison has to say in her review:  “Don’t let familiarity keep you away from this terrific show. The cast is outstanding all around, Doug Cumming’s set terrific, Amanda Quivey’s costumes eye-popping, Audrey II (especially the later incarnation) hilarious, Tony Houck’s five-man band boffo. You can’t go wrong. Kudos […]

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