Festival has the “Knack” for the Perfect Picnic in the Park

TEMECULA – It is a fantasy flight over rolling hills laced by emerald green vineyards, afternoons of singing favorite tunes on a grassy concert lawn, and the splendor of sipping a fine vintage wine in the region of its birth. This unique experience awaits visitors to the Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival June 4, […]

Arts in the Country Festival kicks off in Temecula

Temecula is a fresh, fast-growing commuter city, but not a city devoid of cultural richness. Starting May 1, the Arts Council of Temecula Valley kicked off its 14th Annual Arts in the Country Festival with the Temecula Valley Rose Society’s 10th Annual one-day rose show. Spectators viewed the abundant variety of individual roses and floral […]

Celtic music concert delights audience

Under the sliver of a bright moon and stars in a picturesque garden more than 150 delighted in the haunting sounds of Celtic music played by a quartet of internationally known musicians Saturday night in an in-home concert benefiting the fine arts organizations in the Valley.Starting off the first of a series of In Home […]

Arts in the Country Festival opens with rose show

On May 1, the 14th Annual Arts in the Country Festival 2004 opens with the Temecula Valley Rose Society Show. ‘Viva La Rosa’ will showcase beautiful roses grown in gardens throughout the valley. Roses are integrated into art displays, table decorations and other artistic settings. Food and various vendors will be on site at the […]

‘Rumors’ swirl with excitement at high school

Before the curtains close on another school year, Murrieta Valley High School advanced drama students plan to spread some of Neil Simon’s “Rumors” – not at school, but onstage beginning April 23.‘Rumors’ pokes fun at the wealthy and how they cope with their “BMW”-type problems. A couple who mirrors society’s image as the perfect couple […]

Allie’s at Callaway: A sojourn to culinary delights

Close your eyes and be whisked away to Tuscany or Provence. Open your eyes and the view is the same, except you are seated at a glass-topped table at Allie’s at Callaway Winery located in the heart of Temecula’s wine country. A gentle breeze brings in the various scents from the vineyards: a delicate mix […]

Student to perform with professionals at Celtic music concert

After nearly 5 years of performance classes at Musicians Workshop and with no previous experience in singing, 15-year old Skeylar Nalley will perform with Scarlet Rivera and Eric Rigler at Saturn’s In-Home Concert on April 24 at the Bear Creek estate home of Dan & Beverly Stephenson.

Drama students perform skit

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and Healthy Nutrition month, Ms. Nonie and her drama students performed a nutrition skit. Each was dressed in a food costume, while Ms. Nonie sang. They are middle school students from Calvary Chapel in Murrieta. This is an annual show they put on every year, and ABC pays them by […]

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 […]