Ralph Love Plein Air winners announced, exhibited at The Merc

Ralph Love Plein Air winners announced, exhibited at The Merc

TEMECULA ─ The beautiful scenery of the Temecula Valley was offered as inspiration for artists participating in the 10th annual Ralph Love Plein Air Invitational. Local artists were invited by the Temecula Community Services Department to spend one week painting works of art inspired by local scenes. Ten participating artists submitted original artworks for a […]

Artists awarded in Temecula open air painting contest

Artists awarded in Temecula open air painting contest

Pictures of recognizable Temecula locations filled the walls of The Merc Friday, Nov. 3, during a reception for the artists who participated in an outdoors painting competition. The 10th annual Ralph Love Plein Air Competition is named after an artist who had a shop in the city’s Old Town district and who was known for […]

Dorland artists’ works on display at the Merc in September

Some of the best artworks from Southwest Riverside County artists will be on display starting Friday, Sept. 1, at the Gallery at the Merc in Old Town Temecula. The special event, “Dorland at Merc,” is sponsored by the Dorland Mountain Arts Colony off Highway 79 outside of Temecula. The exhibit will include different art venues […]

Jack and Natasha Ragland to be featured at Merc art exhibit

Rainbow artists Jack and Natasha Ragland are featured this month at the Merc art exhibit. The Merc features 29 of Natasha Ragland’s paintings and 20 of her father’s work. An additional five paintings apiece are displayed at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library. The exhibit opened Aug. 4 and runs through Aug. 27. “It’s […]

Explore three exhibitions at ‘Art Off The Walls’ in Old Town Temecula, Aug. 4

TEMECULA ─ The city of Temecula’s Arts, Culture and Entertainment Division invites the community to a very special “Art Off The Walls” experience 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 4. This month’s First Friday event will occur in three separate locations throughout Old Town Temecula. The Hotel Temecula generously joins the Merc and the Truax Building locations […]

LifeNote concert will take stage Oct. 22 at the Merc

TEMECULA – Young local musicians, including Temecula Road and Tyler Kim, will join together to raise money for Jacob’s House during a 12-hour concert called LifeNote Oct. 22, at the Merc in Old Town Temecula. The concert will take place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with a special classical piano solo performance by Tyler […]

Pianist/Composer Danny Green trio celebrate new recording at The Merc

TEMECULA — Pianist/composer Danny Green and his trio, featuring bassist Justin Grinnell and drummer Julien Cantelm will celebrate the release of their new album Altered Narratives on Tuesday, April 26, at Temecula Old Town’s Merc theater. The show will start at 7:30 p.m at The Merc, 42051 Main St., in Old Town Temecula. Tickets are $15. The concert is part of a ten-city U.S.  that includes […]

TVAL to host joint art show at The Merc

Victor Miller Writer The Temecula Valley Art League is teaming up with the Canyon Lake Art Association for a joint art exhibit next month to raise money for high school art student scholarships in the Temecula and Canyon Lake areas. The two art associations will share space at the Merc, a Temecula city gallery that […]