‘Withering Heights’ is on the edge of crazy fun

‘Withering Heights’ is on the edge of crazy fun

  by Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal   Just at the “edge of crazy” is one of the funniest, liveliest shows currently running in San Diego. It’s fall-out-of-your-seat hilarious. Withering Heights brings Emily Bronte’s novel, Wuthering Heights, to life like never before! It is a hoot! Co-writers Phil Johnson and Omri Schein have taken what seemed like a […]

Art by the Inch mural is now raising funds

Art by the Inch mural is now raising funds

FALLBROOK – Brandon Gallery is holding its fourth biennial “Art by the Inch” fundraiser. This year, in addition to benefiting Brandon Gallery, a non-profit art gallery, the event’s proceeds will be shared with three other local nonprofits, REINS, Fallbrook Food Pantry and Fallbrook Beautification Alliance. Twenty Brandon Gallery artists have collaborated to create one long […]

The O’Jays and The Whispers to perform at Pala

PALA – Pop and R&B legends The O’Jays, along with special guest The Whispers, will perform at Pala Casino Spa & Resort’s Starlight Theater Friday, Aug. 4, at 8 p.m. The O’Jays are touring history and a connection to an era and sound that formed the soundtrack for several generations. Original members Walter Williams, Sr. […]

Shockheaded Peter’ scampers into Cygnet Theater

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to Village News Ninety minutes in a freaky-fairy tale gone mad goes by quickly in Cygnet Theater, which thrives on quirky, edgy works like “Shockheaded Peter.” Molded into a production by director Rob Lutfy, this merry romp stands as a warning to naughty children everywhere. The play is loosely based on the […]

‘The Bodyguard, the Musical’ earns standing ovation

‘The Bodyguard, the Musical’ earns standing ovation

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News   This is a spectacular! Opening night was like nothing you have ever seen! When the lights go down, this “re-imagined” show rockets into orbit! When former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker – be prepared […]

“Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story” turns the clocks back

“Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story” turns the clocks back

  Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News   The easiest way to obliterate 50 years from your life is to go see Buddy Holly. Playing here in San Diego, “Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story” is guaranteed to take you back to your teens. In fact, audiences should be advised to wear saddle oxfords and […]

Plenty of free events at Fallbrook Library this month

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Library is hosting many free events in June, including concerts, lectures, a craft workshop and a Cuban tamale workshop. The list of events follows. Thursday, June 8, 6:30 p.m. – Speaker Dr. Phil Goscienski returns to the Fallbrook Library this time telling the tale of the “Day in the Life of […]

‘Damn Yankees’ relives days when baseball was king

‘Damn Yankees’ relives days when baseball was king

  by Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal Special to the Village News The only team in baseball history to win the World Series five times in a row is the New York Yankees. Even so, not every fan loved the bums. From 1949 to 1953, the New York Yankees ruled baseball. With players like Mickey Mantle in the […]

Encore Club plans season finale

Encore Club plans season finale

FALLBROOK – As summer recess approaches, the Fallbrook Encore Club calendar includes a flurry of events.  Recently many members and guests enjoyed an evening together at “The Gathering” at the home of a members, in the hills overlooking Fallbrook. Next, Encore Club and Newcomers Club Boards of Directors joined together on May 31 for a combined luncheon meeting. […]

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