Arts, Dining & Entertainment

  • Monster Drawing Rally Coming to Murrieta

    The Monster Drawing Rally, a free, live-drawing and art-making event, will take place at Murrieta Mesa High School in the Ram’s Den on Saturday, October 7, from 2:30 – 6 p.m. The Monster Drawing Rally will feature local artists working in a variety of media. The public will have an opportunity to see artists engaged […]

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  • CHAMPAGNE JAZZ CONCERTS – OCTOBER

    Sunday, October 1st PETER WHITE & MARC ANTOINE Time: 5:00 pm Cost: General Admission $85.00, Gourmet Supper Package $160.00 SOLD OUT   Saturday, October 7th Artist: JEFFREY OSBORNE & MINDI ABAIR AND THE BONE SHAKERS Time: 7:00 pm Cost: General Admission $85.00, Gourmet Supper Package $160.00   Saturday, September 14th Artist: CHRIS BOTTI Time: 7:00 […]

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  • Thornton – October Friday Live Music

    Friday, October 6th Artist: B.i.g. (Soul, R&b, Jazz) Time: 6:00 Pm – 9:00 Pm Cost: Free Friday, October 13th Artist: Lifetime Rocker (Rock, Pop) Time: 6:00 Pm – 9:00 Pm Cost: Free Friday, October 20th Artist: Steal Dawn (Top 40) Time: 6:00 Pm – 9:00 Pm Cost: Free Friday, October 27th Artist: Fleetwood Mac Tribute […]

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  • VeriDiva Presents “Paris in Autumn – An Evening of Music and Giving”

    VeriDiva Women’s Business Networking Group, on the occasion of our 7th Anniversary, presents “Paris in Autumn – An Evening of Music and Giving”. We have created a very special event to celebrate and raise funds for two local non-profit organizations: Rancho Damacitas* Youth and Family Services, an organization that provides comprehensive care and compassion to […]

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  • Thorton September Jazz Concerts

    Friday, September 8th – 7:30 PM MELISSA ETHERIDGE General Admission $110.00, Gourmet Supper Package $185.00   Saturday, September 9th – 7:00 PM DAVE KOZ & LARRY GRAHAM General Admission $95.00, Gourmet Supper Package $170.00   Sunday, September 10th – 6:00 P.M. DAVE KOZ & LARRY GRAHAM General Admission $85.00, Gourmet Supper Package $160.00   Saturday, […]

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  • Thorton Friday Live Music

    ALAINA BLAIR (Country) Friday, September 1st 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cost: FREE   JASON WEBER (Jazz, Sax) Friday, September 15th 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cost: FREE   MISSY ANDERSON (R&B, Soul) Friday, September 22nd 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cost: FREE   NEIL DIAMOND TRIBUTE Friday, September 29th 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm […]

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  • Local Authors to Launch ‘Children’s Liberation from Incarceration’

    Upcoming event to commemorate a new book on at-risk children. During the month of September authors and researchers Dr. Mona and Bob Davies will launch and commemorate their new book, “Children’s Liberation from Incarceration.” The Davies’ are the co-founders of Community Outreach Ministry (COM) a nonprofit organization based in Wildomar, CA. for 17 years. The […]

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  • ABQ – Adler, Blackburn and Quint

    The two met in 1989. She was a music student at Mira Costa College. She decided at age 32 she wanted to be a singer and felt “I’ve got to do it right.” While taking vocal courses and studying music theory, she auditioned for a Manhattan Transfer type vocal group. She also backed up a […]

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  • Oak Grove Center to Host Media Event for Annual “So-Cal Chef Open”

    Oak Grove Center is proud to again be partnering with the local and regional community to bring you the “10th Annual Chef Open”—a culinary event to benefit Oak Grove Center. Oak Grove Center asks that you join them at Leoness Cellars for a media preview regarding the upcoming “So-Cal Chef Open” event. WHO:  Oak Grove […]

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  • Miss April’s Dance Classes

    Miss April’s Dance Classes through the Murrieta Parks and Recreation Department in Murrieta is now taking new registrations for morning and evening dance styles/classes.  The new session begins again August 14th and 15th and run 6 weeks.  For registration and information please contact 304-PARK or Murrietaca.gov Classes range from ages 2-15 – styles offered include […]

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  • Kenny Rice Sings Sinatra His Way

    Ken’s wife, Lenore, introduced him to Sinatra “The Chairman of the Board” many years ago, and now he has finally created his own album for her “Because she knows and has taught me great music!” His $10.00 CD consists of 45 minutes of Sinatra’s Greatest Hits, and his wonderful “Sinatra Show” is 2 hours of […]

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  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County Announces “BGC Idol Season 9”

    Preliminary 1st round auditions have begun and are set to conclude on Friday, June 23rd at the Promenade Mall in Temecula.  Auditions are open to all kids, ages 6-18.  From those auditions, approximately 30-40 kids will be chosen by a panel of judges to perform at the show’s Semi-Finals event to be held in the […]

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  • Temecula Valley’s Balanced Breakfast

    Balanced Breakfast has nothing to do with a morning meal. Instead, it’s a networking group of music industry professionals: musicians, producers, engineers, booking agents and the like. Over breakfast, they discuss actions they can employ to help musicians and industry professionals make money doing what they love. There are more than 25 chapters of Balanced […]

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  • Guests Wined, Dined & Laughed at Rancho Damacitas’ Intimate Evening

    Guests provided rave reviews and looked forward to next year’s event.  The event began with VIP transportation on the Dream, Hope, Inspire, Courage and Believe Shuttles provided by Stryder Transportation and Temecula Winery Transportation. Guests’ first stop was at Ponte Family Estate Winery where they were entertained with live music by Desert Rose and nibbled […]

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  • Family First – The Family Behind Wilson Creek Winery

    My relationship with the Wilson family dates back to 2009. I had just launched my website, WINEormous, and saw Bill Wilson on Mornings on 2 on the Los Angeles Fox affiliate. It was harvest time, and Bill was talking about the grapes that had already been harvested and shared his thoughts on how he envisioned […]

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  • Diego de Jesus Mondragon

    When he was seven, he found a red and white record player in his dad’s closet along with a stack of Herb Alpert albums. He picked up his violin and began playing along, realizing he had an “ear” for music. He first began wanting to play after his first concert at age 10 when he […]

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  • 17th Annual Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival

    The City of Temecula will be hosting the annual Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival on June 9th, 10th, and 11th  located in the heart of Old Town Temecula. Now in its 17th year, artists of all mediums will participate in Temecula’s Art & Street Painting Festival. This 3 day extravaganza is giant, colorful and […]

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  • Temecula’s 4th of July Parade Entry Applications Now Available

    The City of Temecula will be hosting the annual Temecula Community Pride 4th of July Parade on Tuesday, July 4th located in the heart of Old Town Temecula. Application for Parade Entry are available online for download at http://temeculaca.gov/4thofjuly. The application and fee deadline is Friday, June 3rd.  Notifications of accepted applications will be sent […]

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  • Kelly Orchard Releases Her 2nd Book – ‘Apple a Day’

    When you discover that your purpose is to grow, life takes on new meaning. Like tending a garden in each of the four seasons, your personal growth process needs nurturing to thrive. When you learn how to plant and tend these “seeds of growth,” they create potential for growth in your personal and professional life. […]

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  • The Broken Yolk

    So a recent morning found me in Temecula looking for lunch and in the neighborhood of the Broken Yolk Cafe on Ynez. Even though the Broken Yolk has a great lunchtime menu of burgers, soups and salads, I opted for a Border Benedict, one of six distinct Benedict styles they offer. The Border Benedict features […]

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