banner ad

RSSEvents

First Annual Winter of Hope

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
First Annual Winter of Hope

  Production Two77 Features OncoSec Medical by Aubree Lynn, stylist/writer/producer It doesn’t care who you are, it’s not prejudice, not judgmental, it doesn’t choose only the old, rich, or weak, it isn’t forgiving or justifiable, it doesn’t care where you live, what you do with your life, or how good of a person you are, […]

Continue Reading

Between the Lines: Local Authors on Display

| February 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

Since establishing the “reading and writing” focus of this column three years ago, I’ve featured more than a dozen of San Diego’s local authors. It’s been a rewarding experience for me and I hope for readers as well. I’m constantly amazed at the wealth of talent we have in our community, and I’ve barely scratched […]

Continue Reading

Annual Writer’s Event in February

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Annual Writer’s Event in February

  Anne Lamott and Jeannette Walls Headline You know that novel you keep intending to write, or that collection of poems you keep saying you’ll start, or that blog you keep thinking about developing, or that memoir your family keeps telling you to do, but you just haven’t gotten that final push to get going? […]

Continue Reading

Evidence-based Information Fest

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Evidence-based Information Fest

  It is January and, just in time to help with New Year’s Resolutions about being healthier, Scripps Healthcare is holding their 11th Annual Evidence –based Update on Natural Supplements. I look forward to the event every year with great anticipation. This internationally famous conference is the perfect antidote for the claim that there is […]

Continue Reading

Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” Opens San Diego Opera’s 2014 Season

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” Opens San Diego Opera’s 2014 Season

  San Diego Opera announces the return of opera’s beloved “Pagliacci” by Ruggero Leoncavallo when it opens the 2014 season on Saturday, January 25, 2014 for four performances only. Making his return to the Company to sing the role of the murderous clown Canio, is American tenor Frank Porretta who was last heard as the […]

Continue Reading

Spreckels Organ Concert Benefits the San Diego Chapter of the American Red Cross

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Spreckels Organ Concert Benefits the San Diego Chapter of the American Red Cross

  San Diego’s giving season kicks off on Sunday, Dec. 1 with a free, five-hour Spreckels Organ concert from noon to 5 p.m. at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Donations received at the concert will benefit the San Diego Chapter of the American Red Cross. San Diego Civic Organist, Dr. Carol Williams, has […]

Continue Reading

Historic Youth Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Historic Youth Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”

  The San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, the resident classical ballet school of Balboa Park since 1945, presents its annual production of the holiday favorite, “The Nutcracker,” featuring professional costumes, sets, lighting, and staging. The performance takes place at the historic Casa del Prado Theatre located in the cultural heart of Balboa Park at 1800 […]

Continue Reading

All Souls’ Saint Nicholas Tour: A Tradition of Church Mice

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
All Souls’ Saint Nicholas Tour: A Tradition of Church Mice

The All Souls’ Home Tour began in 1952. It was that same year that the tradition of creating handmade church mice to represent something special each year began as a fund raiser for church charities. After 61 years there still is a line outside the door that opens at 1 p.m. of All Souls’ Episcopal […]

Continue Reading

That Perfect Gift

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The holidays are here, each year a little earlier, each year a little more frantic. The holiday music started hitting the stores in early November and I’ve already seen houses decorated in my neighborhood. But this year frantic hits a new high (or low). It’s bad enough that Black Friday has become de rigueur, but […]

Continue Reading

Decorating With Flowers, Succulents and Miscellaneous Finds

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Decorating With Flowers, Succulents and Miscellaneous Finds

  In October several Garden Club members attended the San Diego Floral Association’s meeting which featured Tony Alvarez who gave us ideas for decorating with flowers, succulents, and miscellaneous items found outdoors. Alvarez had myriad half-started arrangements, and before beginning his talk he continued assembling bits and pieces. Probably the best information I garnered from […]

Continue Reading