Tag: music

She Writes and Sings from Her Heart

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
She Writes and Sings from Her Heart

On a monthly basis I receive a lot of press releases on up and coming and established singers, musicians and songwriters. It’s a true blessing to get to experience all the talent that exists in our world. However, with as many artists I am introduced to, few touch me as this local songwriter, singer and […]

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San Diegans Share Talent and Lots of Creativity

| August 2, 2015 | 1 Comment
San Diegans Share Talent and Lots of Creativity

Mission Hills Music & Arts Festival Those of us who get to see and experience the various dimensions of creativity and talent in San Diego know that we have some of the best and aspiring entertainers and artists right in our own backyard. Every day, I am overly amazed at what we have to offer: […]

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A Tribute to My Dad, Clarence Wilbert Herrman

| May 2, 2013 | 1 Comment
A Tribute to My Dad, Clarence Wilbert Herrman

  Over the past year, I’ve had to say goodbye to some very special friends and family members. However, I wasn’t expecting that one of those people would be my Dad. This past month, Dad was recovering from hip replacement surgery in a hospital in Colorado. Prior to Dad’s surgery, we were told he had […]

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Neil Sedaka with the San Diego Symphony at Embarcadero Marine Park

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Neil Sedaka with the San Diego Symphony at Embarcadero Marine Park

It’s hard to imagine that Neil Sedaka is not yet a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He’s a consummate singer, pianist and especially a composer. If I included the entire list of Sedaka’s hits, and the singers and bands who have recorded them, there would be no room for Charlotte Tenney’s […]

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Mission Hills Native Shares Gift of Music

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Native Shares Gift of Music

by Denise Montgomery Anna Robitaille gestures with a seahorse puppet while singing an ocean-themed song. Enthusiastic toddlers follow her lead, singing and waving seahorse finger puppets while sitting in parents’ and nannies’ laps. She tells the kids they will get to dance under a large blue parachute, which they will pretend is the ocean, and […]

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Our Neighbor Eugene

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

This past month an icon from our Mission Hills community was getting ready to celebrate his 100th birthday. Unfortunately, Eugene Price didn’t make it to the February 10, 2012 celebratory date. I was informed us his birthday and passing by neighbors who reminded me that the Mission Hills News, which preceded the Presidio Sentinel, had […]

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Local San Diego Musician Jim Allen Wears Three Band Hats

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Local San Diego Musician Jim Allen Wears Three Band Hats

With the advent of Facebook, MySpace and personal websites these days, anyone in a band can have a web presence where they can post sound samples, offer CD’s for sale and list tour dates.  In the “old days,” when San Diego musician Jim Allen first started playing in a band, one needed an agent and […]

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Local San Diego Musician Jim Allen Wears Three Band Hats

| December 29, 2011 | 1 Comment
Local San Diego Musician Jim Allen Wears Three Band Hats

By Richard Cone   With the advent of Facebook, MySpace and personal websites these days, anyone in a band can have a web presence where they can post sound samples, offer CD’s for sale and list tour dates.  In the “old days,” when San Diego musician Jim Allen first started playing in a band, one […]

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Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour™

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour™

Two Performances only – January 21 – 22, 2012 The Estate of Michael Jackson and “Cirque du Soleil” are proud to present “Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour™” in San Diego on January 21 and 22, 2012 at the Valley View Casino Center (formally San Diego Sports Arena). This once-in-a-lifetime electrifying production combines Michael Jackson […]

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Paul Revere and the Raiders Ride Again at Sycuan

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Paul Revere and the Raiders Ride Again at Sycuan

Paul Revere and the Raiders, who Paul Schaffer from the David Letterman show called “the greatest show band on earth,” headed by Paul Revere himself, the man Reno Gazette writer Guy Richardson dubbed “the Madman of Rock and Roll” make a rare appearance at the Sycuan Casino’s Live and Up Close series for two back […]

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