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Voices from the Violins of Hope

January 16, 2020

Encore: Here we go again ...

January 2, 2020

Reno Ignites. Harveys Renovates.

December 26, 2019

It's That Time Of Year ...

December 19, 2019

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January 16, 2020

Today, January 16, marks the opening of the eight-week residency of a priceless collection of fifty recovered and meticulously restored Holocaust-Era violins.Violins of Hope, in its West Coast debut, features instruments that were once played by prisoner-musicians in t...

January 2, 2020

Happy new year! Frosene Phillips is celebrating the new year today. During her absence, she shares another gem from her father Perry Phillips’ archives. Phillips’ Night Sounds column ran in the Oakland Tribune from 1962 until his passing in 1991. Today’s column excerpt...

December 26, 2019

RENO IGNITES. Following a successful run as the first resident production Harveys Tahoe hosted in its Cabaret in over a decade, Ignite Cabaresque heads to Reno to the legendary Sammy’s Showroom at Harrah’s.

           

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December 19, 2019

YES, IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN where I send along holiday greetings to the many people I encounter “On the Scene” throughout the year. For all of you faithful readers out there, I send a special message with a little help from William Shakespeare. Simply circle the ...

December 5, 2019

One of the joys of the season is the many wonderful musical offerings to embrace. On Friday, December 6, the Ascension Liturgical Choir presents its annual holiday concert “An International Christmas” for the 50th time.

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November 21, 2019

The first outdoor ice skating rink in the Tri-Valley made its debut last Friday, November 15 at City Center Bishop Ranch (CCBR) in San Ramon with the opening of the first Kristi Yamaguchi Holiday Ice Skating Rink.

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November 7, 2019

The Elios Charitable Foundation (ECF) recently announced the plans for its biennial Hellenic Charity Ball which is slated for Saturday, November 16 at the historic Westin St. Francis on Union Square in San Francisco.

The evening honors prominent Greek-Americans for thei...

October 17, 2019

If it’s October then the Halloween decorations are out in full swing at the Fat Lady Restaurant in Oakland’s Jack London Square. Regulars anticipate this annual tradition and newcomers dine among gastronomical treats with awe as the restaurant is complete transformed i...

October 3, 2019

Frosene Phillips is out on the scene today. During her absence from this space, she shares a 2001 personal favorite from her column archives. Today’s column originally appeared in the Oakland Tribune August 17, 2001 following her discovery of The Trumpet Guy aka Stephe...

August 15, 2019

Fans of the hit ABC show The Bachelor mark your calendars as next Tuesday, August 27 at 10 a.m. tickets officially go on sale for the The Bachelor Live on Stage. The successful romantic reality show heads to San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Februar...

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