Radio Show for the Holidays

Many Christmas stories look fondly at the past and New Village Arts Theatre’s production of The 1940’s Radio Hour is no exception. Former Carlsbad resident Walton Jones’ 1979 script to the Broadway play with music pays homage to tunes and entertainment from the first half of the 20th century.

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Hershey Felder Kicks Off Jewish Arts Festival

San Diego’s 22nd Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival kicked off Thursday, May 21, with an appearance by Hershey Felder at the Balboa Theatre. A San Diego favorite, Mr. Felder eschewed his usual portrayals of musicians, taking on instead the role of raconteur and sharing his love of the American musical theatre.,,

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London Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas: a Powerful Combination

Although the popularity of Jean Sibelius’ symphonies has fluctuated wildly over the last century, he is clearly back in vogue, amply demonstrated by the London Symphony’s astute, compelling performance of his Second Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas Sunday (March 29) at the Jacobs Music Center’s Copley Symphony Hall in downtown San Diego . . .

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