If you weren’t able to make it to the beautiful Hawaiian Islands over the summer, the Old Town Temecula Community Theater has the next best thing. Continuing the Aloha Music Series which began last month, the weekend of August 29th and 30th has back to back performances by some of the biggest names in Hawaiian music.
When classical guitarist, Michael Nigro, discovered he loved playing music at the age of twelve, he pursued the career that every classical musician aspires to; he rocked out. “In my teen years, I became involved in punk rock music and even played in a few bands,” Nigro said during a recent interview.
When Nicole Thomas was deciding on a name for her faith-based dance academy, an idea didn’t just come to her; it hit her with a bang. “The name, Dunamix, comes from the Greek word Dunamis which means the dynamic power of God.
With their first non-ballet production, the Ivy Players bring to life the classic story of the lovable curly-haired moppet and her quest to find a home. Though it retains the songs and spirit of the original musical production, Annie Jr. has been modified to appeal to a younger cast as well as viewers of all ages.
It’s been eight years since the popular weekly series, Jazz at the Merc, debuted in Old Town. Creator, musical powerhouse and Temecula resident, Sherry Williams, looks back fondly on the inception of what has become a local entertainment favorite.
Performing all over the Temecula Valley in the month of August, Mrs. Jones’ Revenge is a hard group to define. They are one part cover band, one part tribute band, and another part a bit of an enigma.