Author Archive | Fleur Williams

Songs: Past, Present, and Future

Santa Cruz Symphony Performs Musical Poetry

Last weekend the Santa Cruz Symphony presented the third classic concert of the 2017-18 Season – Songs: Past, Present, and Future. The stirring performances brought musical poetry and exceptional local and guest talent to Santa Cruz stages, and shared the Symphony’s consistent and expansive artistic vision. The program began with the Prelude to “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” (“The Master […]

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Making Waves

Idea Fab Lab Artists Make Waves

Last month, Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz hosted its very first themed art exhibition – Making Waves. The free, all-ages event was held inside the creative and social hub of the Lab, located on the 2nd floor of the Wrigley Building. The themed art exhibition on December 9th coincided with the Westside Holiday Bazaar. This […]

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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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