August 31, 2004

Happy Birthday Deborah Gibson!

Happy Birthday to internationally famous singer-actress-songwriter Deborah Gibson! Back in 1990, I was still pretty new to modeming when I joined America Online, where someone convinced me that they were the then-teenaged singing star Debbie Gibson. Because I thought I had met the real...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:00 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends, Music, Theater

August 30, 2004

This Website Has Finally Made A Buck!

Wooo Hooo! ShyCloud.com has made our first official dollar! Yay! After 872 visits from ShyCloud.com to CDBaby.com pages, we've finally sold a CD for one of our friends! Earlier today, someone somewhere purchased a copy of Quincy's CD, "Also Known As Mary," which earns...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:47 PM in Blogging, Music

August 26, 2004

Mehl & Seiler Play Fallbrook House Concert

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 11:49 AM in Music

August 23, 2004

Quincy Sings At Santa Monica's Temple Bar

Quincy, an excellent singer/songwriter who I met on Memorial Day at one of Bridget Brigitte's Music Mondays, will be at the Temple Bar in Santa Monica on Tuesday, August 24. She will perform at 8:30 p.m., and will be followed by Steve Reynolds at...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:22 AM in Los Angeles, Music

August 18, 2004

Todd Schroeder's CD Debuts This Weekend

Todd Schroeder, the talented piano-playing singer who has lent his last name to Schroeder's Club and Cabaret, will debut his new CD "Requests" at the club this weekend, Friday, August 20, and Saturday, August 21. Todd and his twin brother Timm Dietschak also will...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 5:04 PM in Music

August 17, 2004

Twiggs Show Honors Life Of Jessica Treat

I had never heard of Jessica Treat until I received an e-mail last week from Danielle LoPresti announcing a special show at Twiggs Green Room on Thursday, August 19, to honor Jessica, who passed away from breast cancer July 29 at only 35 years...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:56 AM in In Memoriam, Music

August 16, 2004

Happy Birthday Chris, Paul And Monica!

I'd like to wish a Happy Birthday today to three people -- a good friend and former student, an old schoolmate and friend, and an excellent dancer/choreographer who I've run into from time to time since the '70s! In order, they are Chris Putnam,...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 8:36 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends, Theater

August 7, 2004

Pat Sonnek Begins/Ends Cymbals Career

I have an old friend who I've never met in person. Patrick Sonnek lives on a farm in Minnesota. We became acquainted in 1991 through Usenet message groups and e-mails, because we both were running Internet-based ProLine Bulletin Board Systems on Apple II computers....
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:22 AM in DMG's Friends, Music

August 5, 2004

Janet Hammer Will Sing At Two Venues

I've only seen Janet Hammer perform as a member of the choral ensemble Pacific Camerata, so I'm not really sure how she sounds when she sings with less than a dozen other people! I've wanted to catch one of her smaller gigs to find...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:47 AM in Music

August 4, 2004

Bettina "Pixie" Warren Sings At Schroeder's

One of my all-time favorite local entertainers, songbird and actress Bettina "Pixie" Warren, will perform this week at Schroeder's Club and Cabaret at the Westin Horton Plaza, at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 6. Douglas Foxworthy took this picture of Pixie hugging me at...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:11 PM in Music

August 3, 2004

Thanks Joan And Patti For The Kind Words!

Thanks Joan Rubin and Patti Zlaket for the Shout Out you just gave to ShyCloud.com and me during KKSM's "Locals Live"! I appreciate your kind words about both my photography skills and me as a person. That was very nice of you! You lovely...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:11 AM in DMG's Friends, Music

August 2, 2004

Patti Zlaket Back On "Locals Live" Tuesday

I don't know if Joan Rubin stole my address book or what, but every Tuesday she seems to be choosing mostly singers I know to appear on her "Locals Live" radio show! Last week it was Eve Selis and Marc Intravaia, and this Tuesday...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 8:09 AM in Music