Category archives for: Arts/Entertainment

Ramona author showcased in San Diego exhibit

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Ramona author Mary Galusha is among 300 authors in the 48th Local Author Exhibit this month in the new San Diego Library. Her book, “Sapphire Skies,” is available on Amazon.com.

Sponsors and golfers welcome at mural benefit

San Diego Country Estates Association invites golfers and their friends to a Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Golf Tournament to benefit the mural project on Saturday, March 29.

Proceeds from the fundraiser are dedicated to a mural on 10th and D streets. The Country Estates association will sponsor the mural, which will depict Ramona’s rural country lifestyle, including hiking, riding, golf, tennis and beautiful views, said S. Elaine Lyttleton, mural project board president.

Ramona Calendar of Events

Friday, Feb. 28

RAMONA LIBRARY, 1275 Main St. All day Fine Free. Bilingual Zumba at 9:30 a.m., Bouncing Baby Storytime at 10:30 a.m., Teen Music Shop at 3 p.m., Family Craft at 3:15 p.m. More: 760-788-5270.

TOWN HALL BRIDGE CLUB, 10 a.m., Ramona Town Hall, 729 Main St. More: 760-789-1132.

SUPPORT GROUP for those with depressive or bipolar illnesses, 10 to 11 a.m., 323 Hunter St. More: 760-443-6861.

Compare your Oscar picks with the Academy judges

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Who’s your Oscar choice for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Director? See how you compare with the Academy Award judges.

3 Days to Kill and Pompeii open Friday

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New in Theaters — February 21

3 Days to Kill PG13 An elite government hit man facing a terminal disease must choose between re-uniting with his daughter or one last mission. Stars: Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld, Amber Heard, Connie Nielsen

Pompeii PG13 An unbeatable gladiator must save his true love, Cassia, from an arranged marriage while Mt. Vesuvius prepares to erupt. Stars: Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Jared Harris, Kiefer Sutherland

Robocop, About Last Night, Endless Love open on Valentine’s Day

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New in Theaters — February 14

Robocop PG13 In this modern remake, robot technology is being used by the military and now will be used for a domestic police force. Stars: Joel Kinnamn, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish

About Last Night R This contemporary remake follows the sexual adventures of two couples as they journey from bars to the bedroom. Stars: Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall, Joy Bryant

Ramona Calendar of Events

LOVE YOUR HEART BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ramona LIbrary, 1275 Main St. More: www.LoveYourHeartSD.com.
CHILDREN’S ROYAL VALENTINE TEA PARTY, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Ramona Library, 1275 Main St. Crafts, snacks and activities. Prince- or princess-style clothing encouraged.

Shidner family joins celebration of Ramona chamber mural

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Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and other relatives of the late Ramona artist Louise Shidner were among the estimated 50 people at Saturday morning’s celebration of Ramona Chamber of Commerce’s mural depicting historic commerce on the town’s Main Street.

‘Lego Movie,’ ‘Monuments Men’ open Feb. 7

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Box Office Leaders That Awkward Moment R Three best friends discover ‘that awkward moment’ in the dating game that makes you wonder where it’s going. Ride Along PG13 A security guard tries to impress his future brother-in-law with his law enforcement skills which endanger both of them. Frozen PG The kingdom is trapped in eternal [...]

Paintings by two Ramona artists featured in Borrego art show

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Paintings by Ramona artists Johnathan Martinez and Jerry Meloche were featured in Borrego Art Institute’s art show in Borrego Springs.

The theme of the show was Hispanic Art. Eight of Martinez’s paintings and two of Meloche’s works were accepted for the show.

“The community of Borrego recently opened an impressive art gallery on Christmas Circle in the town center,” said Meloche.

In the remodeled building at 665 Palm Canyon Drive at Christmas Circle, the art institute hosted an open house for all the artists on Jan. 4, and both Ramonans were present to represent their art.

Artists, art lovers and other guests crowded into the institute to view the metal sculptures, glass and metal jewelry, and a variety of paintings and to enjoy the food and mariachis.

The show ended Friday.

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