Arts, Dining & Entertainment

  • The Old Man and the Queer

    The book’s title took me by surprise. So did the first line of the introduction: “I am the mayor of my city, I am the CEO of a billion-dollar company…and I am a bigot.” “The Old Man & the Queer” by Jeff Comerchero, 77, and E.J. Radford, 25, weaves the story of the lives of […]

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  • DigiFestⓇ Temecula Sparks Creativity this Spring– Hosted by JDS Creative Academy!

    JDS Creative Academy will host the 8th annual DigiFestⓇ Temecula 2024 three-day signature event on April 19, 20, and 21. This multimedia event celebrates the nonprofit’s mission to advance education, training, and opportunities in visual, performing, and digital arts. DigiFestⓇ is so much more than a film festival! Creators across the digital media spectrum are […]

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  • Spring into Creativity this April with DigiFest 2024

    The beauty of spring sets the scene… JDS Creative Academy sets the stage… and brings you DigiFest® Temecula, an extraordinary three-day multi-media festival held April 19, 20, and 21. Tickets are on sale as of March 1! Why would you want to attend DigiFest® 2024? Good question! DigiFest® is a digital media arts festival eight […]

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  • DigiFest Temecula Accepting Entries for Its International Digital-Arts Festival

    In the vibrant city of Temecula, a digital arts festival takes center stage every spring – DigiFest Temecula. Far beyond your conventional film festival, DigiFest embraces a spectrum of digital mediums, providing a unique platform for artists worldwide to showcase their talents. From film to video, animation to gaming, graphic design to fine art, photography […]

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  • JDS Creative Academy Salutes a Remarkable 2023

    In 2023, JDS Creative Academy celebrated a year filled with creative innovation, community engagement, and groundbreaking achievements. The year commenced with the kick-off of visual, performing, and digital arts classes and hands-on training programs for youth, teens, and adults – mainstream and special needs bringing excitement and engagement for the New year. Quickly all focus […]

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  • Get Ready for an Epic December at Temeku Cinemas!

    We’re thrilled to announce an exciting lineup of films and events that will make your December a month to remember! December BIG SCREEN EVENTS you don’t want to miss! 1. The Twilight Saga: New Moon: December 1st & 2nd Calling all Twilight fans! Brace yourselves for the second installment of this mesmerizing vampire romance. Join […]

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  • November Movie Preview: A Cinematic Feast!

    Get ready for an exhilarating month of cinematic adventures this November! From superheroes to dystopian worlds; from heartwarming family adventures to historical epics, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. First, be prepared to be swept away by the magic on the big screen this Nov. 5th and 6th!  If you can’t make it to New […]

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  • THERE’S A NEW MOUSICAL IN TOWN

    27 Years in the Making: “Nutcracker – the Mousical” Comes to Old Town Temecula Community Theater.   The Temecula Theater Foundation is proud to announce the production of the new musical, “Nutcracker – The Mousical”  by Bobbi Boes and Beverly Stephenson. “Nutcracker – The Mousical” is developed from characters in the Nutcracker tales and based on Tchaikovsky’s […]

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  • A Christmas Contemporary Christian Concert and Southern Dinner to be Held at Oak Grove Center

    Celebrate the spirit of the season with a Christmas Concert and Dinner at the Oaks. This Contemporary Christian and Gospel Holiday Extravaganza will feature soul-stirring music as well as a sumptuous sit-down dinner featuring delectable Southern-style cuisine. The school gym will be transformed into a red-carpet event to be held Sunday December 9, 2023 at […]

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  • Family-Friendly Haunted Studio Scaring Soon

    Something spooky is coming this October, and it’s not just Halloween! On October 27-28, JDS Creative Academy will host its 8th Annual Haunted Studio Fundraiser!! This Haunted Studio will be a two-day haunted extravaganza to help raise money for those wishing to explore visual, digital, and performing arts. In addition to some family-friendly scares, JDSCA […]

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  • Entertainment Venues Will Thrive

    I’ve lived in the Temecula Valley for close to 20 years now. I’ve watched the landscape change dramatically over the years as the community has grown with an unchained ambition. One thing that has always seemed to dominate the town is the abundance of entertainment opportunities. As a young Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton, I […]

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  • Lights, Camera, Action, Fall Classes are Here!

    Calling all visual, performing, and digital arts lovers! Fall is around the corner and so are JDS Creative Academy’s fall classes! From Scriptwriting to Musical Theater and Film Making to Backstage Theater Production, a full variety of creative arts classes are being offered at JDS Studios. Tune in below to learn more. JDS Creative Academy is […]

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  • 16th Annual So-Cal Chef Open is Almost Sold-Out

    Oak Grove Center’s So-Cal Chef Open, presented by JP Morgan Chase, will be held on Monday, August 14th at Peltzer Farms in Temecula, beginning at 6:30 PM.  Tickets are $100 per person and almost sold out!   Competing this year are: Executive Chef Mario Amaral with Savage Chef Bar & Grill (2022 Pinnacle Winner) Executive Chef Justin Mabunay with Urbn Market […]

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  • 3rd Annual Old Town Music Festival Rocked Temecula

    On June 17th the West Coast’s largest country music venue, The Temecula Stampede, hosted their incredible 3rd annual Old Town Music Festival which brought thousands of concert-goers to Temecula for the weekend. Visitors got to enjoy remarkable entertainment and explore the beautiful Old Town Temecula.  This year, the Old Town Music Festival celebrated its annual […]

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  • City of Murrieta Hosts a Summer of Fun with Community Events

    Summertime is always a special time of year in Murrieta, but this summer the City of Murrieta has your entertainment lineup for the entire month of July, and residents and visitors are invited to mark their calendars and join in on the following July special events:   Concerts in the Park   Date: July 1, 8, 15, […]

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  • Summer Sun and Creative Fun

    Hot off the press, and no, we are not talking about the weather, JDS Creative Academy just wrapped its Spring Showcase and Lion King Jr Production! On May 20th and 21st, JDS Creative Academy hosted its annual Spring Showcase in which students showcased their independent work from the Spring classes and the Musical Theater Students […]

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  • Temecula Community Services Department Hosts 2023 Summer Concert Series

    Temecula’s Summer Concert Series is back! This Summer’s Series begins on THU, JUN 15, 2023, and will run through THU, JUL 27, 2023, and we have a great line-up of local bands. Please join the City of Temecula Community Services Department on Thursdays at 7:00 pm at the Temecula Amphitheater (30875 Rancho Vista Road) for […]

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  • Summer Events Valley

    Juneteenth June 10, 2023 • 11am-3pm In celebration of the federal holiday, the City of Temecula will be hosting Juneteenth, an open house-style community event. Bring your family and friends to commemorate this landmark day and connect with others through song, dance, and food. Civic Center Quad (41000 Main Street) Summer Concert Series June 15, […]

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  • Spring Your Way Into Local Talent This May

    California poppies and baby chicks are not the only things popping up this Spring. On May 20th and May 21st. JDS Creative Academy holds their Spring Showcase featuring their visual and performing arts classes. Headlining this showcase is the Creative Academy’s Musical Theater class with the production of Disney’s “The Lion King JR.” The Lion […]

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  • DigiFest Temecula 2023 Brings Hollywood To You

    Spring is around the corner and so is DigiFest® 2023! What is DigiFest® you may ask? It is a digital-media festival and competition that celebrates all digital-art mediums. This creative festival honors short films and videos, web series, animation, gaming, graphic design, music videos, digital art, photography, and more! DigiFest® takes place on April 21, […]

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