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Mainly Mozart concert at Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club to feature classical pianist John Lill

Mainly Mozart will present classical pianist John Lill on Sunday, April 27, at the RSF Garden Club.

Piano prodigy to perform in Rancho Santa Fe

Umi Garrett

Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe will present Umi Garrett in concert at the R. Roger Rowe School’s Performing Arts Center at Rancho Santa Fe on Sunday, April 27, at 3 p.m.

Rancho Santa Fe resident’s bird sculpture wins top award at international competition

Steffen’s entries included a miniature and full-sized roadrunner. The larger one, “Sanctuary,” won first place and finished second best of show out of more than 20 sculptures in the decorative life size division, birds of prey, game birds and songbirds categories. Courtesy photos

Dale Steffen, the “bird man of Rancho Santa Fe,” entered two wood-carved bird sculptures in The California Open, the 41st annual international carving competition on Feb. 15 and 16 in San Diego.

Steffen’s entries included a miniature and full-sized roadrunner. The larger one, “Sanctuary,” won first place and finished second best of show out of more than 20 sculptures in the decorative life size division, birds of prey, game birds and songbirds categories.

Rancho Santa Fe Community Center introduces fine art class for adults

By Kim Doherty

The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center is offering a series of oil painting classes for adults taught by local impressionist painter and president of the Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild, Kim Doherty.

‘The Boys in the Boat’ author speaks at Rancho Santa Fe Literary Society event

Northern Trust Sr. Portfolio Manager Bill Chenoweth, Northern Trust Wealth Strategist and chapter leader Gayle Allen, author Daniel James Brown, Literary Society President Candace Humber. Photo/McKenzie Images

Daniel James Brown’s book about nine working-class boys from the Pacific Northwest who rowed their way into history by winning a gold medal in the 1936 Olympics in front of Adolf Hitler began with a brief conversation in Brown’s own living room.

Brown, a Seattle resident, had already written two successful non-fiction books and was looking for a new topic. He had hosted a community meeting in his home, and afterward he was approached by a neighbor who asked if he would come by to meet her elderly father.

Mainly Mozart to present Franz Schubert’s ‘Trout’ Quintet in Rancho Santa Fe

One of San Diego’s leading chamber music producers, Mainly Mozart’s presents a performance of Franz Schubert’s beloved “Trout” Quintet as the next offering in its Spotlight Chamber Music Series.

Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe announces 2014-15 season

Fernando Varela

Tickets will go on sale beginning March 21.

Local mosaic artist featured at Oceanside Museum of Art

Oceanside Museum of Art Executive Director Daniel Foster with artist Jean Wells. Courtesy of OMA

The exhibit features more than 60 life-size, pop-infused mosaics.

Work by young Rancho Santa Fe artists on display at Rancho Santa Fe Library

In honor of Youth Art Month, the masterpieces of R. Roger Rowe School students will be on display at the Rancho Santa Fe Library throughout the month of March.

In honor of Youth Art Month, the masterpieces of R. Roger Rowe School students will be on display at the Rancho Santa Fe Library throughout the month of March.

Filmmaker seeks to complete documentary about little-known African-American artist

Erin Weidner, Gigi Fenley and Glenn Palmedo-Smith with Ellis Ruley’s “Adam and Eve.” Photo/McKenzie Images

Glenn Palmedo-Smith, 62, a long-time local resident, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and writer, is fascinated with stories of people and events either forgotten or under-appreciated by society.

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  • Motorcyclist killed in accident near Del Mar Fairgrounds July 21, 2014
    The motorcyclist killed in a two-vehicle crash near the Del Mar Fairgrounds over the weekend was identified July 21 as a 22-year-old Escondido man. Alexander Mackenzie Williams was headed west on Via de la Valle near Jimmy Durante Boulevard at a high rate of speed shortly before 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 20, when he lost control and swerved into oncoming traffi […]
  • Bestselling author Jojo Moyes discusses her novels with fans at Del Mar Country Club luncheon July 21, 2014
    “On my last book tour, I had a day off in Portland and it was very nice,” said bestselling novelist Jojo Moyes at a luncheon recently held at the Del Mar Country Club. Then she paused, looked around and added, “But I can tell you a day off in La Jolla is better.” The British author definitely knows how to please an audience – as evidenced not just by the war […]
  • Solana Beach employee featured at City Hall Gallery July 21, 2014
    From Monday through Friday, David Kloz works as a management analyst for the city of Solana Beach. When he’s not at work, Kloz is often outside with a camera. A collection of his photos is currently on exhibit at his workplace, the Solana Beach City Hall. It’s the amateur photographer’s first ever show. “I’m curious to see what the response is going to be,” […]

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