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 of 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 […]

New summer DVAC, Music at the Center, programs in Hemet announced

The best in local art, exciting and moving musical presentations and opportunity for youth to expand their artistic talents are offered at the Diamond Valley Art Center in historic downtown Hemet this summer. The summer programs at the DVAC are well underway with the special Jeff Tower Alumni/Friend Jamm and benefit Thursday, July 13, being […]

Seventh annual Anza Film Fest a resounding success

Seventh annual Anza Film Fest a resounding success

An hourslong power outage did not dampen spirits at the seventh annual Anza Film Fest Friday evening, June 30, held on the patio of the Anza Valley Business Center across Hwy. 371 from Minor Park. The free event was part of the 2017 Anza Days celebration. Starting about 45 minutes later than planned, the affair entertained guests with a […]

Ramona Bowl Summer Concerts begin July 6

The traditional Summer Concerts at the Ramona Bowl will kick off this summer Thursday, July 6, with the high energy, all-girl country band called the Mustangs that will keep the audience tapping and clapping. The low-cost concerts, held during the warm summer nights in the almost acoustically perfect outdoor amphitheater, have been a tradition in […]

Anza Days schedule announced

This year’s Anza Days is right around the corner, and as in years past, it looks to be an event full of fun for the entire family. Danny Stone’s Tri-Tip dinner will be held Friday, June 30, at the Anza Community Hall beginning at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 for non-members and $8 for members. […]

Ben Robinson makes his triumphant return to Julian Blues Festival, spends time rocking in Anza

Ben Robinson makes his triumphant return to Julian Blues Festival, spends time rocking in Anza

Blues guitarist Ben Robinson, along with his Preacher Stone bandmates Josh Wyatt and Jim bolt, made his triumphant return to Robb Bower’s Julian Blues Bash June 17. Almost a decade ago, blues guitar prodigy Ben Robinson, just 22 years old, performed with a band of local musicians at Robb Bower’s Julian Blues Bash Festival. Fans […]

Picnickers enjoy art and readings at Dorland Mountain Arts Colony

Picnickers enjoy art and readings at Dorland Mountain Arts Colony

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony artists, board members and visitors gathered Sunday, June 11, to celebrate the addition of two new artist cottages and a soon-to-be-completed, multipurpose room at a picnic under the oaks off Highway 79 near Temecula. Current resident artists and writers, along with board members and guests, shared their latest creations with the […]