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Good grief, it’s a Charlie Brown tribute on Dec. 6 in Poway

Contemporary jazz pianist David Benoit will play classic Christmas tunes from the Peanuts television specials on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts.

The Poway Center for the Performing Arts will be filled with Christmas cheer on Saturday, Dec. 6 with David Benoit’s “Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown.”

Review: PowPAC comedy also a mystery to the end

The weekend starts out happily for soon-to-be-newlyweds Diana (Rachel Barker) and Jamie (Justin Allen Slagle) until two other suitors appear who might win her heart in the romantic comedy “I Do, I Do, I Do,” playing at PowPAC through Dec. 14 .  Photo by Joel Colbourn

It is not often that a comedic play with a bit of mystery literally leaves audience members guessing the conclusion up to the very last moment.

Poway Symphony Orchestra set to launch 10th season

Violinist Bridget Dolkas will be the special guest soloist at the concert on Sunday.

The Poway Symphony Orchestra will be kicking off its 10th anniversary season with a concert on Sunday, Nov. 23.

Wickedly delightful

Glinda (Chandra Lee Schwartz), left, and Elphaba (Emma Hunton) face off after a tornado leads to a Kansas farmhouse crashing in Oz. “Wicked” is playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through Dec. 7. Photo by Joan Marcus

Spectacular is not nearly sufficient a word to describe the national touring production of “Wicked,” playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through Dec. 7.

Courtly Noyse bringing the past to Rancho Bernardo Library

From left, Sandra Strahm, Laury Flora, John Cassaboom, Penny Hawkins, Jay Sacks and Vickie Jenkins make up Courtly Noyse.

Take a trip back in time with a concert from Renaissance and Medieval musicians Courtly Noyse.

‘I do, I do, I do,’ opens Friday at PowPAC

From left, David Gutierrez, Kay Marian McNellen, Justin Allen Slagle and Rachel Barker star in “I Do, I Do, I Do.” Photo by Tony Eisenhower

Wedding Bells will be ringing at PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre when the new comedy “I Do, I Do, I Do” opens Friday at 13250 Poway Road.

Richard Shindell to perform Friday at Templar’s Hall

Richard Shindell. Photo by Taylor Crothers

Templar’s Hall in Old Poway Park will be filled with the acoustic sounds of Richard Shindell at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Harpist set to perform Saturday in Poway

Harpist Mair Rathburn.

The Poway Library will have a more soothing atmosphere on Saturday, as harpist Mair Rathburn will be performing a free acoustic concert.

Curtis Taylor bringing neo-soul to RB Library jazz concert

Jazz trumpeter Curtis Taylor will be performing at the Rancho Bernardo Library on Nov. 12.

The Rancho Bernardo Library’s jazz concert series will continue with a performance from The Curtis Taylor Quartet at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12.

YPO Soloists Ensemble to celebrate fifth anniversary

Organist Thomas Mellan will perform with the YPO Soloists Ensemble on Nov. 2.  Photo by Bob Lang

The Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (YPO) Soloists Ensemble has been entertaining Poway and Rancho Bernardo for five years, and will celebrate their fifth anniversary season with a concert on Nov. 2.