Author Archive | Fleur Williams

iSKATE Capitola Ice Skating

Skate by the Sea on the Capitola Ice Rink

California’s oldest seaside resort is warming up for an exciting eco-friendly winter event with the installation of iSKATE Capitola – Santa Cruz County’s first synthetic ice skating rink. iSKATE provides an open-air rink located in front of the stage at Capitola Village’s Esplanade Park. From December 15, 2017 through January 7, 2018, visitors and locals […]

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Embracing the Dance

Santa Cruz Symphony Embraces the Dance

Last weekend, the Santa Cruz Symphony presented Embracing the Dance, the second program of the 60th Anniversary season. Performing the esteemed work of John Adams, Leonard Bernstein, and Ludwig van Beethoven, the Symphony took audiences on a dance-themed journey to China, New York City, and Europe. The concert was a celebration of music and movement […]

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“Sunset Under Pier” by Chad Hunter. Watercolor. First Place, 2016.

CAPITOLA PLEIN AIR 2017

Article by: Fleur Williams, originally posted at Bizarre Bay It’s hard to visualize Capitola being more picturesque than it already it is…until it is seen through the creative eyes of an artist. The first weekend in November, Capitola’s environment becomes the inspiration for local and regional artists highly skilled in painting scenic natural beauty and […]

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ART/ NOW / NEXT

ART/NOW/NEXT: Emerging Artists at SCAL

Since 1919, the Santa Cruz Art League has been serving the community with classes, performances, exhibitions, and events. As the organization plans the next 100 years of support for the arts, it continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the many local artists that define Santa Cruz County as an epicenter and catalyst for creativity. This November 16 through […]

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Music of the Spheres

The Santa Cruz Symphony Soars to New Heights with “Music of the Spheres”

The Santa Cruz Symphony’s 60th Anniversary season began this past weekend with a cosmic presentation of Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, and Gustav Holst’s The Planets. The spine-tingling music and resounding applause from the Symphony performances are no doubt still reverberating around the walls of the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium and Watsonville Mello Center. The […]

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