Arts & Entertainment

Blazing a trail for San Diego’s writing community

Posted: April 21st, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories | No Comments

By Cynthia Robertson

San Carlos resident Kristen Fogle has in mind to make San Diego a bustling writers’ community. As the new executive director at San Diego Writers, Ink, she has taken giant steps in doing that, including transforming a $100,000 budget of a struggling organization to almost $300,000 a year.

Herself a writer, Fogle first came to San Diego Writers’ Ink, located in Pt. Loma’s Liberty Station, in 2013 as interim executive director.


Posted: March 17th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Featured, Lifestyle | No Comments

The cosmopolitan city of Germany By Ron Stern | Global Gumshoe Located in the East German state of Saxony at the confluence of three rivers, Leipzig has always been a historically important city. Many notable figures have lived here, and its citizens were instrumental in bringing about the fall of communism in Eastern Europe.

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.