SOAR Charter Academy joined thousands of educators from around the world in creating out-of-the-box educational experiences for students by participating the “Get your teach on to rock you school” day on Thursday, Sept. 20.
Legendary comedian George Burns died in 1996 at 100, but a veteran actor will do his best to bring him back to life in a free performance at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Bing Wong Auditorium at the Feldheym Central Library at 555 W. Sixth St. in San Bernardino.
Open auditions for LifeHouse Theater’s original musical, “It’s A Wonderful Life!” directed by Wayne R. Scott, will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at LifeHouse Theater, 1135 N. Church St., Redlands.
Aquinas High School celebrated the completion of a permanent home for its theater and performing arts programs with the grand opening of the San Manuel Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Sept. 6.
For Highland resident Barbara Convery, the recent release of Disney’s film “Christopher Robin” has renewed a lifelong love of A.A. Milne’s “Winnie-the-Pooh” series of children’s books that inspired the film. It’s a love that’s rooted in her family’s history and its possession of a collection…
The Inland Master Chorale is looking for experienced singers to join the 60-member chorus, under the direction of Joseph Modica. Interested singers are encouraged attend open rehearsals at 7 p.m. on Aug. 28 in the Frederick Lowe Recital Hall at University of Redlands, 1200 E. Colton Ave., R…
Grammy-winning recording artist David Phelps will bring his “Big Voice Tour” to Highland’s Immanuel Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7.
- Oct. 27: Premiere Emmy Award-winning composer John Wineglass’ “Voices of the West,” a new commissioned work. Guest conductor Laura Jackson and will lead the orchestra with music from Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Respighi. A gala will be held at the California Theatre of the Performing Arts prior to the concert.
- Dec. 1: Holiday Concert. Under the baton of guest conductor Dean Anderson, the Orchestra will premiere a new holiday work by Nilo Alcala, alongside music from Vaughan-Williams, Rimsky-Korsakov, Anderson, and Tchaikovsky in the first half of this festive concert. In the second half, they will welcome singer David Archuleta, to perform holiday favorites with the orchestra.
- Feb. 9: A Night at the Pictures. Guest conductor Ming Luke will lead a family-friendly performance of music from Rossini, Mussorgsky, Strauss, and Mozart — all selected from beloved cartoons and movies.
- March 16: An Evening with Melissa Manchester under the baton of our Maestra Sharon Lavery. The first half will be dedicated to the music of George Gershwin, including selections from “Porgy and Bess,” and pianist Bernadene Blaha will perform Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.” In the second half, Grammy award-winning singer/actress Melissa Manchester will take the stage to perform her tribute to “The Fellas” and some of her own popular songs.
- April 13: Celestial Sounds. Guest conductor David Cubek will lead a space-age evening of music including Holst’s “The Planets,” Ravel’s “Sunrise” and John Williams’ Star Wars Suite.
Follow the Disciples as they experience the life-changing presence of Jesus. Share in the wonder of The Twelve and relive pivotal moments through their eyes as Jesus’ ministry calls them to be “fishers of men.”
The Highland Sam J. Racadio Library and Environmental Learning Center planned to open its rooftop garden to the public Saturday morning, but left it closed to the public because bees and wasps were actively pollinating, said Interim Branch Manager Latoya Courtney.
Chad Hanson, a research ecologist, will speak on “The Ecological Importance of Mixed Intensity Fires” during the next meeting of the San Gorgonio Chapter, Sierra Club at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the San Bernardino County Museum, 2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands.
Highland residents JoeAnn and Nelson Brown were honored for their attractive water-efficient landscaping when they earned a fourth place honorable mention in the 2018 Inland Empire Landscaping contest held by the Western Municipal Water District of Riverside County.
World-leading animatronics company Garner Holt Productions has been on full display recently as its newest project, an expressive Abraham Lincoln robot, on display at the Lincoln Shrine in Redlands, the San Bernardino County Museum featuring an exhibit of the company’s history and accomplish…
San Manuel Casino’s “All Thrill” TV advertising campaign was recently honored with two 2018 Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television campaigns across all screens, and showcase the very best creators.
San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) Authority continued planning the 2018 SBD Fest scheduled for Nov. 3-4 by approving a contract to hire the Patriots Jet Team as the headlining aerobatic performers of this year’s show.
The Norton Air Force Base Museum became the custodian of the history of California Air National Guard’s 196th Fighter Squadron, which was created and served its first four years at the former San Bernardino Army Air Base, when it unveiled its newest exhibit on June 21.
The Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley is hosting its annual “Critter Camp” -– a week-long, interactive, learning experience for students entering the second, third, fourth and fifth grades. The camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on July 23 through July 27.
The San Bernardino County Museum Summer Explorers is offering 4-day camps this summer for aspiring crime scene investigators, fossil hunters or creators of fighting robots.
The San Gorgonio Chapter, Sierra Club, will learn about the sustainable way of life lived by American Indians during its next meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the San Bernardino County Museum, 2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands.
Heritage Hall, a Redlands landmark built in 1922 by Seventh-day Adventists, has been transformed into an elegant fine-dining restaurant at the corner of Olive and Citrus avenues. The name of the new restaurant? Olive & Citrus.
The Norton Air Force Base Museum will unveil a new exhibit on the 196th Fighter Squadron with a special event at noon on Thursday, June 21, at the museum, 1601 E. Third St., San Bernardino.
The Highland Area Chamber of Commerce invites residents, clubs and businesses to enjoy and participate in the annual Fourth of July Parade, this year themed "Living the America Dream in Highland."
aThe Redlands Summer Music Festival begins its 95th season on Friday, June 22, with a performance by the Redlands Symphony Orchestra conducted by Frank Fetta.
The Norton Air Force Base played a major role in American and regional history for 52 years and for the past five years the Norton Air Force Base Museum, has played the primary role in collecting, preserving and sharing the story of those historic roles.
Since the MacLean Ranch was established in the late 1800s, the owners have used wagons, manual equipment, improvised vehicles and eventually modern vehicles to harvest the oranges off their ranch.
Inland Empire Lighthouse for the Blind is hosting its 16th annual Cruise for Sight Car Show and Chili Cook-off fundraiser 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at Sylvan Park at 601 N. University St., Redlands. Admission is free for spectators and vehicle registration is $30. Chili tasting s…
On Saturday, May 5, Cinco de Mayo, my good friend Liz Waskel and I found our usual seats row P, #1&3, for the San Bernardino Symphony concert finale for the 89th year of this region’s longest running professional symphony.
LifeHouse Theater celebrated 25 years of community theater with a special event looking back through the theater company’s history and forward to its future, starting with the silver anniversary season “A Season of Remembrance.”
Open auditions for LifeHouse Theater’s original musical “Tom Sawyer,” directed by Jeremy Wiley, will be Thursday, May 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at LifeHouse Theater, 1135 N. Church St., Redlands.
Robert Hazelton, board member of the San Gorgonio Wilderness Association (SGWA), will speak at the May 1 meeting of the San Gorgonio Chapter, Sierra Club. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. at the San Bernardino County Museum, 2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands.
Cram Elementary School, 29700 Water St., Highland, will host a carnival from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20. The fundraising event will include games, raffle baskets, prizes, food and more. Game tickets are 50 cents each.
The Highlanders Boxing Club began a new push to encourage its young athletes and the community at large to give back to the community with a recycling drive barbecue on Friday, April 6.
LifeHouse Theater presents the return of a popular family musical, “Joseph.” The age-old tale of Joseph unfolds to reveal a faith and love that overcomes murder, betrayal and slavery. Dynamic drama and adventure blends together in this award-winning musical based on the beloved story from th…
The 22nd annual Citrus Harvest Festival brought some excitement to its entertainment lineup including the live performances of two new bands and the return of favorite interactive demonstrations.
Highland Police Explorers Anthony Estrada, Paul Pacheco, Aryana Bentley and Joseph Violante, posing with the trophies their group won in the annual Ex Con law enforcement explorers competitions, were among several groups volunteering to make the festival a success. They won first place in “u…