Celtic music concert slated for April 24

Saturn’s \\"spring\\" In-Home Concert will be held in Bear Creek, Saturday April 24, with one of the most sought after Celtic Music groups in the world today starring violinist Scarlet Rivera, and flute/piper Eric Riger (Braveheart, Titanic) with vocalist Pam Mattioli, and pianist Tom Adams. The group is currently in Japan performing at the Celtic […]

Children explore and express themselves through art therapy

Creating an environment where students feel free to create art without the pressure of being graded on technique is at the heart of Expressive Arts Therapy. For at least 20 minutes each day, students of Janet Pedersen’s third grade class dabble in pressure-free creativity. “There are no mistakes in art,” Pedersen says. “It’s important to […]

The Art House, an indie film lover’s paradise

Nestled inside the Movie Experience on Ynez, the Art House injects Temecula with hip, art-movie culture, and a swanky place to chat about a movie. Or you could simply bury yourself in a free copy of the Independent Film Channel’s magazine, IFC Rant.A cozy love seat, lounge chairs and bistro seating, offers coffee-sipping moviegoers the […]

Arts Council to display at Galway Downs

More than 20 local artists are scheduled to exhibit at Galway Downs World Cup Equestrian event March 26, 27, and 28. Painters, sculptors, photographers and jewelry artisans will display their talents at the three-day, world-class event. Many of the celebrated Painted Pony artists will be attending with other samples of their work. The Painted Pony […]

5th Annual Youth Art Exhibition

Over 300 works of original art, created by Temecula and Murrieta Valley kindergarten through high school students, will be on display from Tuesday, March 23 through Thursday, March 25, at the Community Recreation Center, 30875 Rancho Vista Road in Temecula. Sponsored by Alan and Georgia Winkelstein of Temecula Valley Optometry, the exhibition will be open […]

Romancing the Tone

With the passing of Valentine’s Day it’s not too late to treat your love to a romantic evening of wine and song. Temecula Valley Master Chorale (TVMC) presents “Romancing the Tone” at the Churon Winery in Temecula’s wine country, March 13 and 14. Don Morris, artistic director for TVMC, says evening musical selections include sacred […]

Movie Review Hidalgo: The real star

Hidalgo, a paint mustang stallion with incredibly expressive eyes, started the movie in which he is the title character and would have carried through to the climax and the ending of the movie if only Hollywood didn’t rear its ugly head. Instead the movie which opens March 5 became an embellished yarn, a tall tale, […]

Black tie fundraiser to benefit fire victims

The needs of the fire victims from Firestorm 2003 are growing as they file claims, and begin to rebuild their homes and their lives. A fund created to assist the victims, called the San Diego After the Fire Fund, is being exhausted as the needs of the fire victims increase. A committee comprised of North […]

Parks provide fresh air, fun for families

Parents who are looking for things to do with their little ones, outside of the home, should start their search at the parks in Murrieta and Temecula. Realtor Mike Diaz, president of Rancon Real Estate in Temecula and Murrieta, says that one of the biggest draws to the Inland Valley is the parks and what […]

Mt. San Jacinto College Symphony to present Music of the Dance

Under the baton of music director, Dr. Anthony Ginter, the MSJC Symphony Orchestra will be performing a program of dance music for their Winter Concert. The music will include ballet music from Gounod’s Faust, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, and Offenbach’s Orpheus and La Vie Parisenne. The ‘Roses of the South Waltz’ and the ‘Chit-Chat Polka’ by […]