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HalloweenFlyerHalloween Comes to The Esplanade Arts Center

Halloween Costume Party at Esplanade Arts Center Friday, October 31st.
The Diamond Valley Arts Council is hosting an all ages Costume Party! This Music And Art Experience will showcase on Halloween Night, October 31st at 7PM.

The night will include; games, best costume prizes, two live music stages, art gallery and a photo booth. Local groups appearing include The Odd Advantage (A 5-piece outfit bases themselves out of Hemet, CA and fuses a unique blend of Reggae, Ska, Folk and Punk), Magpie (A Temecula based folk blues band which recently came off a west coast tour), Zoccola (Los Angeles based dirty rockers who are the unholy spawn of multimedia artists Allison Sciulla and Vinnie Spit. Combining the raw and unapologetic energy of youth with battle-scarred empiricism). This band set out to create a unique and indefinable musical experience. Also featuring acoustic acts such as The Most Familiar Stranger and Siasos.

The event is a fundraiser for the Diamond Valley Arts Council, an umbrella organization which promotes art in the San Jacinto Valley. The Esplanade Arts Center is located 2181 W. Esplanade Avenue (at Sanderson). Admission is $10 for general admission and $40 for reserved tables (Includes 4 GA Tickets). Tickets can be purchased in advance at, , at Alaythia Music or the Esplanade Arts Center (Fridays 2pm-7pm, Sat/Sun 11am-3pm).

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The Diamond Valley Arts Council announces its fifth annual summer arts program. The focus is on education and training through participation. There is something for all interests.  This year’s workshops include music, art, theater, dance and video.

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Tattoo-Art-Festival-Flyer-v-2Tattoo Art Festival--Beer Bust--Car Show

The Diamond Valley Arts Council invites your participation in displaying your tattoo art.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 16, 2014. The display will be for tattoos only. The show is a family event. There is a $7 entry fee, payable when your entry is accepted for the art show. A panel of judges will present awards in a number of categories.

 For consideration, please email a (1) a photo of your tattoo(s), (2) your name, (3) email address and (4) telephone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Subject line for email is Tattoo Art. Click HERE to Submit Online or Print Form HERE.

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leerockerADLee Rocker, Rockabilly Star, Will Perform at the Historic Hemet Theater Saturday Dec. 7

Lee Rocker, a founding member of the Stray Cats, comes to the Historic Hemet Theater Saturday December 7 with his big stand-up bass and signature rockabilly sound. His latest album, Night Train to Memphis, features classics from the early days of rock. The music has spirit, energy and passion. During his run with the Stray Cats, the group had 23 gold and platinum certified records worldwide.

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Lion in Winter 539Theatre Summer Workshops for Youth

Inland Stage Company announces its annual Summer Theatre Workshops, as part of Diamond Valley Arts Council’s Summer Programs for Youth.  Three distinct workshops begin on July 15 for ages 13 years and older.

Acting Fundamentals (Basic Skills for Acting) is a 4-week program, Monday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm. Jim Marbury, Inland Stage Company’s Artistic Director, explains that he will instruct students “in a variety of acting techniques: Improvisation, Cold Reading, Scene Study and Monologues.”  The class fee is $60.

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summerdanceSummer Dance Program at The Esplanade Arts Center

Dance as Art & Serious Play

A one-week program for middle school and high school students.  P.L.A.C.E. Performance members will instruct students in dance technique, composition, and improvisation as a part of The Diamond Valley Arts Council’s Summer Programs for Youth. June 10th-14th (10:00 am to noon), Esplanade Arts Center, 2181 W. Esplanade Ave., San Jacinto, CA. The fee is $75.

P.L.A.C.E. Performance (Possibility Location Artistry Collaboration Evolving) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing performing opportunities for local, emerging choreographers and dancers utilizing non-traditional performing spaces with the intention of strengthening community bonds through the shared experience of dance and performance art.


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