November 30, 2004

Indie By Design Is At Twiggs Thursday

Say It Records and Danielle LoPresti and The Masses are presenting another of their Indie By Design showcases this Thursday night from 8:30-11 p.m. at Twiggs Coffee House on Park Boulevard in University Heights. I shot this picture of Danielle and The Masses at...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 8:44 AM in Music

November 28, 2004

Shelly And David Journey To Culver City

Every so often my old friend Shelly Peterson and I go off on some sort of adventure. Last November she and I were down on the field at Qualcomm Stadium during a tribute to the brave men and women who had fought San Diego's...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 4:01 PM in DMG's Friends, Los Angeles

November 27, 2004

BanjerDan, aka Dan Mazer, Has A CD Too

After I posted the big list of artists I've seen lately who sell their recordings on, I discovered I know yet another musician who has a CD available there. He goes by the name BanjerDan, but his real name is Dan Mazer. The...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 6:18 PM in Music

November 26, 2004

I've Seen A Bunch Of New Singers Lately

Thanks to almost 12 hours of the San Diego Indie Music Fest, two nights of the GoGirlsMusicFest, the Make A Difference Day concert, a show at Schroeder's Club and Cabaret and a Carol Ames-hosted show Tuesday night at Humphrey's, I've recently seen for the...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 7:47 AM in Music

November 25, 2004

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers from the USA!...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 7:35 AM in Holidays, USA

November 23, 2004

Oh Doctor! Vote For Jerry Coleman!

Long-time San Diego favorite Jerry Coleman, famous for crying "Oh doctor!" after great plays, is one of nine present or former Padres broadcasters who are listed on the preliminary ballot for the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame's 2005 Ford C. Frick Award, which...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:35 PM in San Diego, Sports

November 21, 2004

Joanie Mendenhall At Humphrey's Tuesday

I saw multi-talented Joanie Mendenhall sing, while also taking turns playing piano, guitar and accordian, on the first night of the recent GoGirlsMusicFest! Earlier in the evening, the show's organizer, Bridget Brigitte, had introduced me to Matthew Curreri, who later played drums with the...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 4:20 PM in Music

November 20, 2004

Please Help Us Test Our New Guestbook!

As you may know, I've been searching the net for a guestbook that I really like, and I think I may have found one at last! It's called Advanced Guestbook and several people have already signed it. Please help us test the book by...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:14 AM in Blogging

November 19, 2004

Happy Birthday Lori Lichorobiec!

Happy Birthday to Lori Lichorobiec, who I met on Catalina Island in 1998! I shot this photo of Lori across our table while we waited for dinner one night. Both of us were there on a trip organized by our mutual friend Nadine Butler...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:47 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends

November 18, 2004

Happy Birthday Daniel Valko!

Happy Birthday to Daniel Valko! I met Dan in 1974 when he was in the chorus of "The Music Man," the late Tom Rusch's first big Covenant Ark Theatre musical in San Diego. I did photography for CAT from 1974-80, and Dan stayed with...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 6:40 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends, Theater

November 17, 2004

Successful Schroeder's Season Ends Friday

Congratulations to my friends Bettina "Pixie" Warren, Tom Warren and Sher Krieger of Show Must Go On Productions, as well as to their associates Todd Schroeder and Timm Dietschak, on the completion of their first very successful season operating Schroeder's Club and Cabaret at...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:26 PM in Music

November 16, 2004

SD Indie Music Fest Was Tremendous!

Congratulations to Danielle LoPresti, Kelly Bowen and Alicia Champion on their tremendous first-ever San Diego Indie Music Fest which took place Sunday from noon until about 11:15 p.m. at The Abbey in Hillcrest!! I predicted it was going to be a great show and...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:13 AM in Music

November 15, 2004

"Dolphin Rex" Would Have Been 40 Today

Daniel Lawrence "Rex" Kahler would have turned 40 today and probably would have had a great party to celebrate the occasion, if he wasn't off hiking up some distant mountain instead! Sadly, Rex won't be having that 40th birthday party, because we lost him...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:06 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends, In Memoriam

November 12, 2004

U-T Has An Article About Indie Music Fest

There is an excellent article by George Varga on the front page of the Currents section in today's Union-Tribune titled "Indie backers put money where their Music Fest is." It's all about Danielle LoPresti, Alicia Champion and Kelly Bowen and their efforts to make...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:54 AM in Music

November 11, 2004

San Diego Indie Music Fest Is On Sunday

The first-ever San Diego Indie Music Fest, featuring over 25 bands on three stages, will be this Sunday, November 14, at The Abbey in Hillcrest!! Produced by Danielle LoPresti and Kelly Bowen and their Say It Records, together with Alicia Champion and her Champ...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 8:06 AM in Music

November 10, 2004

Happy Birthday Judi Putnam!

Happy Birthday to Judi Putnam! I shot this photo back on April 29, 1981, of Judi talking to members of Our Lady of Peace's Class of '81 about the school's Alumnae Association. A Class of '66 OLP graduate herself, Judi was an officer of...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:18 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends

November 8, 2004

Three Win Just Plain Folks Music Awards

Congratulations to two of my musician friends, Joe Rathburn and Eve Selis, who each won two categories in the Just Plain Folks Music Awards during a ceremony held last night at the Galaxy Concert Theater in Santa Ana! I shot the photo below of...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:16 AM in Music

November 7, 2004

We've Been Making Some Improvements

I've done a lot of work on recently, although not much of it is visible unless you look a little deeper than the front page. Some things that do show are the Categories at the bottom of each article, as well as the...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:50 AM in Blogging

November 4, 2004

Happy Birthday Randi Linn Rowe!

Happy Birthday to my friend Randi Linn Rowe! I shot this photo of Randi at a Padres-Rockies game we went to at Petco Park on September 4th, the night the Pads retired former star Tony Gwynn's number 19. It was Randi's first visit to...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:10 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends

My Aunt Mae Passed Away Yesterday

My cousin Bernie Descoteau called my mother last night to tell her that his mother had passed away yesterday in Iowa. Bernie's mom was my dad's sister, and the last one of the four siblings who had been alive. I always knew her as...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:05 AM in DMG's Family, In Memoriam

November 3, 2004

GoGirlsMusicFest Part 2 Is Thursday Night

I went to last Thursday night's Part 1 of the 5th Annual GoGirlsMusicFest at Humphrey’s Backstage Lounge and it was awesome! My only complaint was that the audience was much too small for such a great collection of talented performers! The show was so...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:06 AM in Music

November 2, 2004

Get Out There Today And VOTE!!!

It's Election Day in the USA!!! Get out there and vote for the candidates you believe in!!! Don't let other people decide for you who your leaders will be!!! Cast your vote TODAY and have a say in who wins!!!...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 5:12 AM in California, San Diego, USA, World

November 1, 2004

Our Top 30 Hit-Getters At

I just figured out how to copy the table from our Control Panel that lists the 30 CDs that have received the most hits from to Check it out! There have been 1,533 total hits since we partnered with them on...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 1:41 AM in Blogging, Music