2016-07-21

2016-07-21 E-Edition

Escondido Choral Arts Foundation announces fifth season



The Escondido Choral Arts Founda­tion has announced its fifth season. The first concert, October 23, will be the internationally recognized Univer­sity of Southern California Chamber Singers and Concert Choir performing choral works to honor Shakespeare. The Center Chorale will combine with USC for the finale to perform a special world premiere composition by Stephen Sturk. This will be performed at […]

What’s so great about Trafalgar Square

A new business graces the community, but where did the old tenants go?

Valley Parkway is loaded with great plac­es to shop and has an abundance of grocery stores and discounted shops for consumers to pick from, but Trafalgar Square is offer­ing a location that prides itself in being a little bit different from all the conventional markets available to consumers. The new building has been constructed to house a new ALDI supermarket, […]

‘Ghostbusters’

has some good laughs

The hoopla surrounding the remake of “Ghostbusters” will be remembered more than the movie itself. Many fans were opposed to the idea of touching the 1984 comedy classic. A small-but-unnerving section of these fans were opposed to the idea of remaking the film with female leads. These idiots got so vocal that they seemed to speak for all detractors of […]

Supporting the police



Wednesday afternoon about 50 residents congregated near the Escondido City Hall to show their support for law enforcement.

Patio Playhouse to present “Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]”



Can three guys really cover thirty- seven Shakespeare plays in less than two hours? That’s the premise of Pa­tio Playhouse’s “Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [re­vised]” which will be at the playhouse August 5 – 21. This fast-firing comedy parodies all of the Shakespeare plays (plus the son­nets!) with only three performers in two acts. This play is full […]

Officials hold “Unity Gathering for Peace”



Monday at noon police and elected officials met at the fountain at Balboa Park for a “Unity Gathering for Peace.” Large photo, left, Escondido Police Chief Craig Carter talks to fellow officials after the rally. The gathering was held in the aftermath of recent murders of police in Dallas and Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana. Other officials included San Diego Police […]

Classic comedy Arsenic and Old Lace comes to the Welk Resort Theater



Premiere Productions comes to the Welk Resort Theater this August with the laugh-a-minute screwball comedy, “Arsenic and Old Lace” by Joseph Kes­selring and directed by Premiere Produc­tions and Broadway Theater owner, Ran­dall Hickman. “‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ is a brilliant combination of black comedy, farce and the macabre,” said director, Randall Hickman. “A play about two elderly sis­ters, who poison […]

EcoVivarium celebrates new Living Museum

Residents slither, coil and educate

EcoVivarium Friday opened its new 1,800 square foot Living Museum in Escondido to host a preview party for the community and the organization’s supporters. Originally scheduled as the grand opening date, the venue had to push back their official opening for the new location due to asbestos being found in the building. When the facility officially opens, the museum will […]

‘Unlocking Wonderland’




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