Concert Hour: Jazz Trio
Sep09

Concert Hour: Jazz Trio

Concert Hour: Jazz Trio from The Telescope on Vimeo. Jazz Musicians, Gunnar Biggs, Gilbert Castellanos and Peter Sprague perform at the Howard Brubeck Theatre on Thursday Sept. 4, 2014 as part of Palomar College’s Concert Hour.   Photography: Erika Shasky Casey Cousins Yashikazu Yamashita   Audio: Erika Shasky   Editing: Brian...

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Concert hour
Sep08

Concert hour

The “Son de San Diego” Concert Hour on Sept. 11 is at 12:30 p.m. in the Performance Lab (D-10). According to the performing arts website Son de San Diego is a quartet that performs songs in the “Son Jarocho style, a traditional musical genre from Veracruz, Mexico. Instrumentation will include Jarana, Guitarra de Son, Punteador and Tarima.” The Concert Hour on Sept. 18 at 12:30 p.m in D-10 is called “Hear in Now.” It is a Midwestern...

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Steinway piano debut
Sep04

Steinway piano debut

After two years of tireless fundraising, along with generous support from the Palomar College Foundation, the Howard Brubeck Theatre received a Steinway piano. Peter Gach will debut William C. Bradbury’s Dedication at 2 p.m. on Sept. 14 in the theater, specially composed to showcase the beauty of the gorgeous piano. Gach will also master Frederic Chopin’s Ballade in G-minor and famous A-flat Polonaise on the beautiful instrument....

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Crude humor distracts in ‘Life of Crime’
Sep04

Crude humor distracts in ‘Life of Crime’

What do you do when your husband refuses to pay a ransom to get you back? Never complain, never explain. The film “Life of Crime,” had a good story line, but was masked with crude and insenstive humor. Throughout the movie, there seemed to be a underlying misogynistic theme as well as blatant racial slurs that made me question not only my taste in films, but also the world’s view of what is acceptable. Written and directed by Daniel...

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Pianist performs at Concert Hour
May05

Pianist performs at Concert Hour

As the first notes rang out during Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Partita No.1 in B Flat Major”, Anna Savvas took the crowd on a trip back in time. Savvas, a concert pianist who also serves on the faculty of the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory, wowed the mainly student crowd at the Howard Brubeck Theatre as she wove together an impressive batch of Impressionist-era pieces during the Apr. 24 edition of Concert Hour. Savvas...

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‘Esperanza’ Rises
May05

‘Esperanza’ Rises

      For the final production of the first season of performances at the renovated Howard Brubeck Theatre, Director Michael Mufson marked Palomar Performing Art as a center for cultural exchange in North County. A scarcely known play titled “Esperanza Rising,” Lynne Alvarez’s adaptation of Pam Munoz Ryan’s young adult novel of the same name, serves as Mufson’s catalyst. It is a coming of age story, among other things,...

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