Monthly Archives: March 2017

Spring musical ‘She Loves Me’ features comedy, romance

“When we opened the theater back in 2012, our students did a collaboration with Monterey Peninsula College and performed ‘Grease,’” Carmel High music director Brian Handley explains. “Every year since…

Carmel High alumni band breaking up or seeking fame down under?

For one of Monterey County’s most iconic Indie-punk bands, the start of Fish n’ Chips at the Somos gallery in Salinas may have been the last show of Glass House,…

Matt Damon’s ‘Great Wall’ entertains in mindless popcorn flick

“The Great Wall” is a big movie. Everything about it screams huge as a 5,000-mile wall manned by a massive army fights unending hordes of marauding monsters. The civilized clash…

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ a classic through the eyes and heart of a canine

The classic tale of the relationship between a dog and his owner is now being retold through the eyes of a dog trying to find his purpose through his many…

Poetic inspiration: local poet pursues service, mentorship

Whether composing a sonnet or sharing his knowledge with curious students, Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts is wholly devoted to his versatile craft and to inoculating others with a passion for poetry. Many…

Local author releases first novel based on childhood

In the 1960s, a young African-American girl witnessed the effects of the Civil Rights Movement in her small Arkansas town. Now, more than 40 years later, Big Sur resident LaVerne…