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Volume 30 - Issue 21
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Out With The Old Year Into The New
Music On The Mountain
Start The New Year With PrimalMates
Please join us on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 6 pm for Music on the Mountain as we host Chris Lee and Colleen O'Brien performing as the eclectic chamber jazz duo PrimalMates. Their program is titled Poetry in Music If you like jazz and you like poetry, you will enjoy how this duo has managed to blend the best of both. They combine the attention to composition and form of chamber music & art songs with the freedom and improvisational interplay of jazz. From reimagined standards where mysterious hidden layers and meanings are revealed when writing lyrics to some of the most intriguing compositions of recent years. Growing up about a mile from each other in Portland, Oregon, Chris and Colleen met in 1980 when Colleen asked Chris to play drums in a quartet she was forming. The meeting of kindred musical spirits is always a fortunate encounter and the two soon realized they had even more in common. Along the way they formed the Chris Lee / Colleen O'Brien Group, the soul mates married, raised a son, and spent a year in Alaska where the vibraphone, cello and voice duo was born. They have also recorded projects of original music for quintet that featured Art Lande and Paul McCandless of the group Oregon, performed at the Mt. Hood jazz festival, Festival Internacional de Jazz in San Miguel, Mexico as well as being featured on the Denver PBS series Artist Profile. Chris Lee is a composer, vibraphonist and drummer who brings a distinct perspective to his music. He attended Marylhurst College, which is part
Chris Lee and Colleen O'Brien — PrimalMates of the National Association of Schools of Music, and Portland State University, where he was a member of the percussion ensemble under the direction of Tomas Svoboda. Lee also attended the Ornette Coleman’s Creative Music Studios where he studied with Karl Berger and Jack DeJohnette on vibes and drums respectively. As a teacher, Lee has taught privately and on the faculty of the University of Oregon, Lewis and Clark College, and Naropa University (Boulder CO) as well as numerous master classes at many colleges and universities. Colleen O’Brien has developed an artistic versatility, which is shown by her ability to sing and improvise while simultaneously playing cello like a jazz bass. In addition to writing lyrics to much of the music she sings, she uses her voice as an instrument to explore and develop intricate interplay with her cello. She integrates a range of music from jazz, Brazilian, folk and chamber music to free improvisation.
O’Brien has performed internationally and has taught both voice and music improvisation in private lessons and teaches workshops and master classes in vocal and musical improvisation and lyric writing. They began touring in August of 2014 performing their Poetry in Music, Music in Poetry project at libraries throughout the western US. Together they have released six CD’s including their most recent 2014 CD, “The Road not Taken.” They are touring from Colorado and we hope you come out to give them a warm welcome. Music on the Mountain is a program sponsored by the Friends of the Julian Library. Please join us on Tuesday January 6 at 6:00 pm as we welcome PrimalMates to Julian. Concerts are free to the public and refreshments will follow the concert. The Staff and FOL also thank Dawn and Ed Glass for donating accommodations at the Butterfield Bed and Breakfast.
2014 In Photos
Another year has by Michael Hart now passed in our little berg with predictions of pending doom from drought and fire beginning 2014. Changes included the Fajita Grill becoming Carmen’s Place and new owners at the Miner Diner, Lake Cuyamaca’s Restaurant and the Candied Apple Pastry Company. Orfilia Winery’s Tasting Room moving from Wynola to Main Street. New businesses came to town with Grace Street Boutique, Mr. Manitas Fruteria opens in Wynola. Fire canceled the 4th of July parade which didn’t stop the American Legion from holding a march down Main Street anyway. The new science building opened at the High School after almost ten years of legal wrangling and finally reconstruction. January FAA approves “drone” test sites, none in area. Proposed Solar Farm Rejected By Planning Group Rick Hill celebrates 10 years at Hillside Church Borrego Springs 1st Annual Film Festival Julia Nejo (August 12, 1924 - January 1, 2014) Larry Dean Bent (October 2,1938 to January 9, 2014) Fred Zapata (October 4, 1921 - January 17, 2014) Gregg Sallee (March 23, 1933 - January 29, 2014) February Santa Ysabel Casino Closes Doors BROZ BOOKS & MOVIE MEMORABILIA opens COWBOY RENDEZVOUS opens Nickel Beer Company “Grand” Opening March 10th Annual Daffodil Show JUHS Girls Soccer - League Champs Kurt Boettcher honored as Volunteer of the Month by County Volcan Mountain Foundation Dinner Dance Volunteers Clean Up Illegal Dump on Banner Creek Donna L. Brooks, M.D.(November 7, 1933 - March 9, 2014) Dorothy Thompson (March 21, 2014) Clifton “Cliff” Coates (January 29, 1928 - March 28, 2014) April Taste Of Julian Julian Family Fiddle Camp Little League Season Opens Underage Drinking Forum Shelter Valley Fire Dept. Chili Cook Off/Open House Supervisors Approve P.A.C.E. Program for homeowners Sammy Gordon Cook (December 7, 1932 - April 5, 2014) May Spencer Valley Shakespeare Wins Award at Festival Mr. Manitas Fruteria opens in Wynola Residential House Fire in Kentwood Julian Wild and Scenic Film Festival Innaugural Julian Fiddle and Pickin’ Contest Memorial Day Pakecake Breakfast at Cuyamaca Fire House Winona C. Rikansrud (June 19, 1921 - May 23, 2014) June The Dance Julian Garden Tour Women’s Club Annual Apple Blossom Tea Kevin Ogden retires from Elementary School District Gary Dean Plueger (April 17, 1939 - June 1, 2014) Albert Benjamin “Bugs” Linton (December 24,1948 - June 7, 2014) Arthur Marco Moretti (February 13, 1924 - June 7, 2014) Richard Michael Mitchell (November 5, 1936 - June 22, 2014) Carl Hill (September 30, 1921 - June 2014) July Fire Cancels 4th of July Parade Jeremy Manly (Jeremy’s On The Hill) - Merchant of the Year Julian Farmers Market Open at Library Parking Lot Sheriffs bust Pot Grow House Two hikers rescued from Volcan Mountain Hiker dies at Three Sisters Falls Starrla Collette Feldman (November 15, 1992- July 6, 2014) Verna Fern Buchanan (June 2,1914 - July 17, 2014) Theodore Paul Guachino (February 15, 1938 - July 27, 2014) August Small Fire on Wynola Road near Banner Grade Stacy Peyakov selected honorary Mayor in a surprise StarFest weekend Labor Day Pancake Breakfast at Cuyamaca Fire House September Public Tour of the New Science Building At High School Patrick Kelly (July 15, 1949 — August 24, 2014) September Lion’s Club Horseshoe Tournament Grape Stomp Methodist Church Celebrated 50 Years In The Community Library’s 10th Anniversary Julian Quilt Trail Dedicated James Irwin Higens (February 11, 1932 - September 11, 2014) October Apple Days - Women’s Club Pie Baking Contest Triangle Club Melodrama SAL - Warrior Foundation Breakfast Sally Estabrook goes missing at Pinzanita continued on page 7
Pot Luck Mixer - Bring Your Own Food Town Hall January 8th - 5:30
Wishing You and Yours
a Merry Christmas
Winter Sports Schedule
Boys Basketball Thursday, December 4 Mountain Empire W 62 - 36 Tuesday, December 9 8:00 @Tournament L 68-31 Wednesday, December 10 @Tournament W 53-28 Thursday, December 11 @Tournament W 46-43 Monday, December 15 St. Joseph Academy W 65-48 Thursday, December 18 @Mountain Empire W 52-47 Tuesday, January 6 5:30 @San Pasqual Academy Wednesday, January 14 5:30 San Pasqual Academy Friday, January 16 5:30 Calvary Christian Tuesday, January 20 5:30 Borrego Springs Girls Basketball Thursday, December 4 Mountain Empire L 55-19 Wednesday, December 10 @Escondido Charter Thursday, December 18 @Mountain Empire L 48-9 Tuesday, January 6 4:00 @San Pasqual Academy Monday, January 12 3:15 @West Shores Wednesday, January 14 4:00 San Pasqual Academy Friday, January 16 4:00 Calvary Christian Tuesday, January 20 4:00 Borrego Springs Thursday, January 22 5:30 @Foothills Christian Tuesday, January 27 4:00 Vincent Memorial Boys Soccer Tuesday, December 2 Maranatha Christian Thursday, December 4 Rock Academy L 3 -1 Monday, December 8 @Ocean View Christian L 4-3 Thursday, December 11 W 7-2 @Southern California Yeshiva Monday, December 15 3:15 Calexico Mission -Wednesday, December 17 @Foothills Christian L 1-0 Tuesday, January 6 6:00 @Calipatria Tuesday, January 13 3:15 San Diego Academy Thursday, January 25 3:15 @Borrego Springs Tuesday, January 20 3:15 Vincent Memorial Thursday, January 22 3:15 @Mountain Empire Girls Soccer Wednesday, November 26 @Brawley(scrimage) Monday, December 1 L 7- 0 @San Diego Jewish Academy Thursday, December 11 Classical Academy L 5-1 Wednesday, December 17 Brawley W 3-2 Thursday, December 18 @West Shores W 19-0 Wednesday, January 7 3:15 Rock Academy Friday, January 9 5:00 Monday, January 12 3:15 Calvary Christian Thursday, January 15 5:00 @Classical Academy Monday, January 19 3:15 @Maranatha Christian Thursday, January 22 3:15 Mountain Empire Monday, January 26 3:15 West Shores Thursday, January 29 3:15 @River Valley