July 30, 2004

I Scored Tickets For Tonight's Game!!!

I scored tickets for tonight's sold-out Padres-Dodgers game at an auction yesterday on the Marketplace page of the Padres web site! The auction was scheduled to end at 12:05 p.m. and I placed a bid at 11:36 a.m. At 11:53 someone outbid me by...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:06 PM in Sports

July 28, 2004

The Heroes Perform In Santee Thursday

I haven't heard a peep from any member of The Heroes other than Mattie Mills since I took this photo of them in April at the Catamaran Resort's Cannibal Bar, so I suspect they all have been keeping mighty busy this summer! I plan...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 8:55 AM in Music

July 26, 2004

Selis & Intravaia On "Locals Live" Tuesday

Eve Selis and her great guitarist and songwriting partner Marc Intravaia will be featured on KKSM-AM 1320 from 10 a.m.-noon tomorrow, Tuesday, July 27, when the station will rebroadcast the duo's recent appearance on Joan Rubin's fine "Locals Live" program. You can listen to...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:08 AM in Music

July 24, 2004

Rob Mehl Playing House Concert Sunday

I met Rob Mehl on May 22 when we both attended Taylor Harvey's CD release house concert at Cheri Robertson's home in La Mesa. On that day, Rob gave me a copy of his own new CD, "Just Give Me The Keys," and it...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 8:28 AM in Music

July 23, 2004

Schroeder's Club Schedule Is Extended

I'd like to congratulate the great people who have created Schroeder's Club and Cabaret for being so successful that they recently announced their run at the Westin Horton Plaza has been extended through September! Bravo, my friends! Bravo! My personal connection with Schroeder's goes...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:21 PM in Music

July 21, 2004

On The Lighter Side Of The Big Election

On the lighter side of the 2004 Presidential election, check out this hilarious short film that Marisa Cullen told me about: "This Land" After you've seen the film, read an article at the CBS News web site about the brothers who created it, and...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 1:36 PM in Films, USA, World

July 20, 2004

Linda Ronstadt Adds To "Fahrenheit" Furor

Singer Linda Ronstadt has been adding to the furor created by "Fahrenheit 9/11" by dedicating the encore at her concerts, "Desperado," to the film's director, Michael Moore! Linda did that here in San Diego on Sunday in a show at Humphrey's By The Bay,...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:08 AM in Films, Music, USA, World

July 19, 2004

"Fahrenheit" Skipped The Bush I Once Met

"Fahrenheit 9/11" did disappoint me regarding one minor thing, by the way, as it didn't say much about the Bush family member who I actually met and photographed in 1990 -- W's embarrassing sibling Neil Bush. I was taking pictures for Father Joe Carroll...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:48 AM in Films, USA, World

July 18, 2004

Americans Should See "Fahrenheit 9/11"!!!

For the sake of America's future, I urge you to go see "Fahrenheit 9/11" by director Michael Moore ASAP!!! My friend Marisa Cullen and I saw the film on Saturday. We were amazed, disturbed and distressed by much of what we learned about President...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:21 PM in Films, USA, World

July 17, 2004

34Below At Humphrey's Backstage Lounge

Carlsbad-based band 34Below will be back in San Diego on Monday, July 19, to play a 9:30 p.m. show at Humphrey's Backstage Lounge on Shelter Island, following the Hootie and the Blowfish concert on the Humphrey's outdoor stage. I shot this picture of 34Below...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:43 PM in Music

July 15, 2004

Leigh Scarritt Sings At Schroeder's Friday

There is an excellent review on page 22 of the Night & Day section in today's Union-Tribune about Schroeder's Club and Cabaret and their July 2nd show that starred Sam Harris. There also is a picture that features Leigh Scarritt, who will appear at...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 8:57 AM in Music

July 10, 2004

Gary Seiler Plays At Sunset Plaza Sunday

I haven't seen my very talented singer/songwriter friend Gary Seiler since last year, but I plan to fix that problem on Sunday, when I intend to see Gary play from 2-5 p.m. at Sunset Plaza in Ocean Beach, right next to Qwiigs Bar &...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 1:51 AM in Music

July 9, 2004

Schroeder's Presenting Leigh, Ric, Eileen

My friend Marisa Cullen and I went to last Saturday night's sold-out Sam Harris show at Schroeder's Club and Cabaret at Downtown's Westin Horton Plaza and we loved it! What a powerful singer and performer Sam is! And what a fine venue Schroeder's is!...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:50 PM in Music

July 8, 2004

Happy 19th Birthday To My Niece Lacey!!!

Happy 19th Birthday to my niece Lacey Vallas! It was fun to see you at the Padres game recently, and a pleasure to meet your beau! To the left is one of Lacey's senior photos, taken before her graduation from high school in 2003....
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:48 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family

Happy 40th Birthday To Professor Greer!

Happy 40th Birthday to Paul Greer, one of my former journalism students! A sportswriter for The Oracle in both 1981-82 and 1982-83, Paul is one of the finest distance runners ever to come out of St. Augustine High School, San Diego State University, and...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:49 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends

July 5, 2004

Next Indie By Design Is Wednesday

I met Danielle LoPresti and saw her sing with her band, Danielle and The Masses, at the very first of the four excellent Naked Songwriters Showcases that were produced by Gary Hyde, Dave Howard and Tom Boyd during 2002. In March of this year,...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:37 PM in Music

July 4, 2004

Happy Independence Day USA!

Happy Independence Day to all my fellow citizens of the United States of America! In my lifetime I've visited 48 of our 50 states (all of them except Alaska and Hawaii), so I've seen a great many of our historic sites and natural wonders,...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:27 AM in Holidays, USA

July 1, 2004

Sensational Sam Harris Plays Schroeder's

This weekend Show Must Go On Productions and Schroeder's Club and Cabaret at Downtown's Westin Horton Plaza will present their friend, the sensational Sam Harris, for 8:00 p.m. shows on both Friday, July 2, and Saturday, July 3! Here is an e-mail from SMGO's...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 5:07 PM in Music