Arts & Entertainment

The Follies want you

Posted: February 17th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Features, News, Top Stories | No Comments

By Jeff Clemetson | Editor

Three years ago, San Carlos resident Bonnie Demming was at a hair salon appointment when two women, Louise Smith and Tobie Scheibel, told her she had to be in the San Diego Follies.

The then 80-year-old was skeptical at first but after a bit of soul searching and looking back on her life as a dancer — in high school she performed in Balboa Park, as a teacher she taught her students folk dances, and in Mrs. San Diego and Mrs. California contests performing Hawaiian dances — Demming decided to audition.

Grossmont brings ‘Inside the Actor’s Process’ to area high schools

Posted: January 20th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured | No Comments

By Anne Krueger Grossmont College’s Theatre Arts Department will take its 11th annual “Inside the Actor’s Process” production to 15 high schools throughout San Diego County starting Jan. 30 as part of an ongoing effort at exposing teen audiences to the finer points of stage performance. Directed by Jerry Hager, this year’s production is titled […]

Activities and events at the San Carlos Branch Library – Nov. 18, 2016

By Sue Hotz San Carlos Friends of the Library annual meeting Local author Toni Noel was the keynote speaker at the annual San Carlos Friends of the Library general membership meeting. Noel took us down memory lane describing both the early landscape (remember the Walker Scott building?) and the movers-and-makers of San Carlos.

Arts Calendar – Oct. 21 – Nov. 17

Music Notes ‘Jewgrass: the Appalachians meet the Carpathians’ Wednesday, Nov. 2 Special guest, Hot Tuna’s Barry Mitterhoff, will join Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi to perform “mountain music” from the klezmer of the Carpathian Ukraine to Old Time Americana from Appalachia. Mitterhoff, a virtuosic mandolin player, will present music that is an essential part of […]