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Summer at the Bowl

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Scenic History Behind the landscapes, century-old choices

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Casting Crowns


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‘Casting’ on stage The Packinghouse is growing as a venue for Christian performance — not more seats, but bigger names. Casting Crowns, the pop/rock group comprised of Georgia youth ministers, hits town June 28.

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The past leaps out everywhere you look in Redlands. Local historian Larry E. Burgess takes us on a tour and tells us ON THE COVER Scenic view off of Sunset Drive in Redlands, why things are the looking south toward San Timoteo Canyon. way they are. Photo by John Valenzuela

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‘THE QUEST’ JUNE 9-JULY 28  –  Summer Youth Workshop production of a fantasy set in Celtic Medieval times and written and directed by Pat Adeff. Auditions June 9-11; performances July 25-28. Redlands Footlighters, 1810 Bar ton Road; 909-793-2909; www.redlandsfootlighters.org.

redlands SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL JUNE 28-AUG. 23  –  The oldest continuously running music festival in Southern California returns. Schedule includes San Bernardino Symphony, June 28, July 19 and 26, and Aug. 23; Cody Bryant & The Riders of the Purple Sage, July 9; Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company, July 12; The Voetberg Family Band, July 16; Troy Clarke, July 23; “The Sound of Music,” Aug. 1-3; Huayucaltia, Aug. 6; State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara, Aug. 9-10; Jim Curry (John Denver tribute), Aug. 13; TaikoProject, Aug. 16; Cur tiss B. Allen Sr. and the Redlands 4th-of-July Band, Aug. 20. Redlands Bowl, Smiley Park, off Brookside Avenue between Eureka and Grant streets; 8:15 p.m. concer ts, 7:15 p.m. Community Sing on Tuesdays; 909-793-7316; www.redlandsbowl.org.

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car tooning, drawing, watercoloring and more. 215 E. State St., Redlands; 909-792-8435, www.redlandsar tassociation.org. DRAMA CAMPS JUNE 10-AUG. 9  –  Stars of Tomorrow summer camps, with productions including “The Little Mermaid,” “Alice in Wonderland” and “The Pirates of the Black Pearl.” 909-335-1082; www.starsoftomorrowchildrenstheater.com. SURFIN’ STATE STREET & BBQ JUNE 14  –  The Tornadoes, a popular local surf band; classic car cruise; food vendors; plus selections from Hangar 24 and State Street Winery. State Street, between Orange Street and Redlands Boulevard, downtown Redlands; 5-8 p.m.; 909-798-7629; www.ci.redlands.ca.us. ‘HATS!’ JUNE 15  –  A woman reluctantly faces her 50th bir thday until she meets an inspiring group of women who show her what really matters in life. California Theatre, 562 W. Four th St., San Bernardino; 8 p.m.; $38.50-$75; 909-885-5152; www.californiatheatre.net. BAD COMPANY JUNE 15  –  Band featuring Paul Rodgers in concer t, with a par ty following the show. Agua Caliente Casino Resor t Spa, 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage; 888-999-1995; www.hotwatercasino.com. Also: Ar t Laboe Summer Love Jam II, June 22; Michael Jackson tribute with Kenny Wizz, June 29; Sara Evans, July 27; Up & Comers, July 29; Little Big Town, Sept. 20. ANNE CURTIS JUNE 15  –  In concer t. Pechanga Resor t & Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, near Temecula; 877-711-2946; www.pechanga.com. Also: Cyndi Lauper, June 21; Jim Gaffigan, July 5; Smokey Robinson, July 12; Diana Ross, Aug. 4; Chicago, Aug. 9; Chris Isaak, Aug. 11; Daughtry & 3 Doors Down, Aug. 14; Brian Regan, Sept. 27-28. LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE JUNE 20  –  In concer t. San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino, 777 San Manuel Blvd., Highland; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; 800-359-2464; www.sanmanuel.com. Also: Keith Sweat, June 27; Paquita la del Barrio, July 25.

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‘THE THREE MUSKETEERS’ and romance combine with a musical score in a familyfriendly production. LifeHouse Theater, 1135 N. Church St., Redlands; 909-335-3037; www.lifehousetheater.com. Also: “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” July 13-Aug. 18; “Daniel,” Aug. 31–Sept. 29. THROUGH JUNE 3  –  Action

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SURFIN’ USA JUNE 22  –  Beach Boys tribute band in concer t. Redlands Bowl, 25 Grant St.; 909-798-7629; www.ci.redlands.ca.us. SUMMER DAY CAMPs JUNE 24-AUG. 2  –  Exploring Animals Around Us, Playing with History, Paper Creations in Ar t, and Make it, Play it, Take it, Share it — activities for children ages 7-12. San Bernardino County Museum, 2024 N. Orange Tree Lane, Redlands; 909-307-2669; www.sbcountymuseum.org. Also: “Paper Trails — Telling Our Stories with Paper and Ink,” ongoing. ‘THE ULTIMATE THRILLER’ JUNE 28  –  Michael Jackson tribute. Fox Performing Ar ts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside; 951-779-9800; www.foxriversidelive.com. Also: Intocable, July 12; Hitchcock Friday Film Festival, July 19-Aug. 30.

FOOD TRUCK AND BREWFEST JUNE 29  –  Foodie event and beer garden, with selections from Hangar 24, Ritual Brewery and State Street Winery. Municipal parking lot on Citrus Avenue (the former Redlands Mall site), Redlands; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 909-798-7629; www.ci.redlands.ca.us. ARRIVAL FROM SWEDEN JUNE 29  –  ABBA tribute band in concer t. Primm Valley Casino Resor ts, Interstate 15 at the California/Nevada state line; 8 p.m.; 800-745-3000; www.primmvalleyresor ts.com. Also: Patti LaBelle, July 6; Ar t Laboe — Latin Legends, July 20. INDEPENDENCE DAY JULY 4   –  Annual celebration at Sylvan Park with food, games and music by the Redlands 4th-of-July Band star ting at 9 a.m. A parade will march around the park at 10:30 a.m. Park activities wrap up by mid-afternoon. At 6 p.m., gates open at at the University of Redlands’ Ted Runner Stadium for what is being billed as one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the state. Show begins at 7 p.m. with a flag ceremony, a C-17 flyover, and skydivers. Music by Pacific Avenue at 8 p.m. Pyro Spectaculars by Souza fireworks show at 9 p.m. Sylvan Park, East Park Avenue at Nor th University Street. Ted Runner Stadium, University of Redlands, East Brockton Avenue at Nor th Grove Street. 909-793-9683. REDLANDS THEATRE FESTIVAL JULY 12-AUG. 24  – In its 41st season, the RTF presents “The Impor tance of Being Earnest,” “The Andrews Brothers,” “Love, Loss and What I Dore,” “Dividing the Estate” and “Hairspray” in reper tory under the stars. RTF last did “Earnest” about 20 years ago; the other shows are making RTF debuts. Prospect Park, Cajon Street at West Highland Avenue, Redlands; 909-792-0562; www.r tfseason.org.


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AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! JULY 13  –  Contestants and winners from the recent season of “American Idol.” Citizens Business Bank Arena, 4000 Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario; 909-244-5600; www.cbbankarena.com. Also: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, July 20-23; EnduroCross, Sept. 21. CRUISIN’ YUCAIPA JULY 27  –  Charity car show (with pre1973 vehicles), food, music, fun for kids, raffle, and dog adoptions. Yucaipa Regional Park, 33900 Oak Glen Road; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 951-334-9182; www.cruisinyucaipacarshow.com. CONSTITUTION DAY CELEBRATION SEPT. 14  –  Live music, performances from local schools, bands and groups including the Mountain Fifes and Drums; food trucks; crafts, balloons and activities for all ages; car show; “George Washington” and other founders giving presentations; realistic American Revolution-era encampment; Smiley Library book sale. Lincoln Memorial Shrine, 125 W. Vine St., Redlands;

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July 31 – We Care Wednesday, CASA Night to watch the Inland Empire 66ers take on the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. Proceeds benefit Cour t Appointed Special Advocates. San Manuel Stadium, San Bernardino; 909-881-6760; $10; http://casaofsb.org.

– Munchin’ at the Mansion fundraiser to suppor t the mission of the Cour t Appointed Special Advocates, which appoints volunteers to mentor and be advocates for foster children. Food and drinks from local restaurants, bakeries and other establishments. Edwards Mansion, 2064 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands; 909-881-6760; http://casaofsb.org.

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hether by walking, biking, driving or skateboarding, the history of Redlands is all around. No matter where you are in the city, you can behold overlays of our town’s past as it exists in the present. Streets in the south part of Redlands do not run truly east or west, but rather follow a grid that had to do with the early irrigation patterns of orange groves. On the north, west and east of the city, the same

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Redlands’ rich history comes alive during a tour of the city

pattern continues but often with a more traditional square-block layout. Palm trees, introduced by Redlands co-founder Edward Judson in the early 1880s, are ubiquitous. There are many varieties, and thousands of them line our streets, but only one is native to Southern California. There are many stone curbs throughout the city, each featuring granite cut by masons more than 100 years ago. Look down at the sidewalk. In the older sections of town, logos stamped in the concrete reveal which construction company installed them. In downtown, especially, concrete walks are stamped with the letters

“WPA” — a legacy of the Depression and New Deal in the 1930s and early ’40s when the federal Works Progress Administration built buildings, sidewalks and walls around the country. The rock walls around the cemetery are by the WPA, and so is the post office at Brookside, as well as the old City Hall that now serves as the police headquarters at the corner of Vine and Cajon streets. Along Sunset Drive, the curves are there not because Alfred Smiley and a group of distinguished businessmen lacked the technology to lay out a straight road. Rather, in 1901 and ’02 they decided to create a public scenic drive — offering


a different view and perspective with every turn. When you travel on Cajon Street, look straight ahead and you will see it lines up with the beginning of the Cajon Pass across the valley floor. Church Street at Colton is where Terrace Park is located. Recently restored and replanted by volunteers, led by members of the Northside Visioning Committee, it is a testament to late 19th century philanthropy with a dash of self-interest. When it was discovered that houses could be built in front of the mansions (some of which survive to this day), the owners, wanting to preserve their views of the mountains, donated land to make a linear park and preserve the view. At the east end of the park, a plaque explains how Church Street also got its name. Redlands also has an abundance of different types of architecture. Victorian

homes line the streets in many parts of town. Some streets, including Buena Vista, feature Mission Revival homes, with an Egyptian style from the 1920s thrown in to stand apart from the rest. Some areas feature beautiful large and small Craftsman style homes. Normandie Court boasts small Norman style cottages, while hundreds of homes from the 1950s and ’60s reflect a variation on the California Ranch style. The Mid-Century (20th, that is) style may be seen throughout many areas of Redlands, especially in Smiley Heights and near Redlands Country Club. Curiosity about Redlands can lead to interesting discoveries about its past. To learn more, be sure to visit the Heritage Room at the A.K. Smiley Public Library. It’s stocked with the history of Redlands, its people and places, ready for you to discover more about where your feet took

Redlands’ present and past in pictures Palm trees date to the city’s early days; at the far left, these sentries stand tall and proud at the intersection of Nevada Street and Palmetto Avenue. Above, clockwise from top left, a cyclist rides a pathway through Terrace Park, beautifully restored and replanted in 2011. Entrances topped by cone-shaped roofs are hallmarks of cozy Norman-style cottages, including this one at Clark Street and Normandie Court. A plaque marks the site of Terrace Congregational Church. The Works Progress Administration put unemployed people to work during the 1930s and early ‘40s, and WPA stamps serve as reminders of the local projects they completed. The Morey Mansion, built in the 1890s, has a distinctive roofline and is one of the city’s most widely recognized Victorians. It’s on Terracina Boulevard near Redlands Community Hospital.

you and what you saw with your eyes. Larry E. Burgess was director of A.K Smiley Public Library from 1986 to 2012 and is a local historian. summer 2013 | redlandsmagazine.com |

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Unique program brings students and incarcerated youths together, changing perceptions all the way around By PATTY ZURITA

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he chilly room’s blue doors are securely locked. There are no student desks or blackboards. Thirty one young adults, some of them wearing University of Redlands apparel, mingle on the cement floor with others with baby faces and tattooed arms as they select a place to sit in a large circle of folding chairs. Although the surroundings may seem sterile, the two groups appear comfortable and relaxed. They greet each other by shaking hands as if they are old acquaintances even though they have been meeting together for only three weeks. A thin woman with long brown hair — one of the few adults in the room — passes out papers and pencils. In a leather jacket and dark

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glasses, she doesn’t look much older than her students, but she is clearly in charge — busy yet relaxed as she prepares for the beginning of class. “One inside student and one outside student next to each other in the circle,” says Jennifer Tilton, professor of race and ethnic studies at University of Redlands. Each spring, Tilton teaches a class that brings together University of Redlands students and young men in the San Bernardino County Probation Department’s Gateway Program in San Bernardino to share an interactive college class. The course, “Juvenile Justice: Coming of Age in America from the Inside Out,” examines the subject through the prism of the juvenile justice system, asking what forces shape the paths children take into adulthood. This spring, 15 young men and women from

the University of Redlands — “outside students” as they are known in this class — shared a classroom with 16 inside students, a group of incarcerated youths in the Probation Gateway Program, an 18-month commitment program for male juvenile offenders that has been described as a more modern and effective approach to juvenile rehabilitation. The students meet for 12 weeks to fulfill their reading and paperwriting requirements. Tilton visits Gateway once a week in addition to class time to have office hours for her inside students. Once the students are settled, the class begins with sharing exercises. Both inside and outside students pour their hearts out. They talk about what their neighborhoods looked like when they were 8 years old, what their eyes have seen, what their hands have touched, what their hearts have felt. The class explores both the similarities and the differences in the schools, neighborhoods, and experiences of inside and outside students. Drugs, violence, equal opportunity for children, socioeconomics, growing up, and maturing are some of the topics discussed in class. “There is definitely a culture of drugs in all neighborhoods,” says Rosa, an outside student. “There’s fear of violence and drugs in poor neighborhoods. Richer neighborhoods also have drugs and violence but [it is not as obvious and] it is not cracked down upon by police.” When it comes to the role of the police, perception differs greatly among the inside students. “I grew up believing that cops were not there to serve and protect,” says Makio, an inside student taking the class in the spring of 2013.


“They were there to harass.” Inside and outside students share their experiences from different perspectives, but all their stories are filled with pain, laughter, and occasionally unexpected similarities. “The excitement of just being involved with college students makes my ego tingle. I say this because I can feel the unity that we have. I want so bad to be a college student, and I will not give up until I am one day,” says Anthony, an inside student who took the class in 2012. The class has changed the views of University of Redlands students about growing up. “I have always felt that blaming an environment or circumstance for involvement in crime is a big time cop out,” says Chris, an outside student who participated in the class in 2012. “In some ways, this is still true. I think that a person, should they truly commit 100 percent of themselves to it, can achieve success no matter where they are born. But that is not fair, and it isn’t even close to being fair. … “When I started to really listen, I couldn’t help but think of myself in their

Outside students from the 2012 Inside Out class

neighborhoods. As opposed to growing up in a safe suburb in Washington, [if] I were to grow up in a ’hood [in] Southern California, there is no way I wouldn’t be in juvenile hall right now.” The Inside Out model was developed at Temple University by Lori Pompa, founder and director of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, which brings college students together with incarcerated adult men and women to study as peers in a seminar behind prison walls. But Tilton’s class is unique in the country since it brings incarcerated underage youth into the classroom with college freshmen and sophomores close to their age.

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June 28 Casting Crowns Youth minister-musicians nationally acclaimed, sell out show By GEORGE A. PAUL

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he Packinghouse has hosted several high profile Christian music artists in the past, but Casting Crowns’ debut at the Redlands church on June 28 tops the list. “This is the biggest one we’ve had,” said Jason Dean, youth pastor and concert coordinator at The Packinghouse, adding that it is “absolutely an honor” to have the band play here. “I definitely respect what they do and what they bring. I’ve heard nothing but phenomenal things. “They have an appreciation for the musicianship and what they’re singing about,” Dean continued. “I just can’t help but love and fall right into it and be a fan.” Lead singer/songwriter Mark Hall and other members of the Christian pop/rock group are youth ministers at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church

in McDonough, GA. The musicians work their tour schedules around church responsibilities. “I’m excited to see some of the things that (Hall will) be sharing and saying and glean from them,” Dean said. “When somebody is able to travel the country and see so many people, they tend to have a larger scope and perspective. Some of the simple phrases they communicate go a long way.” Formed in Florida in 1999, Casting Crowns initially came to the attention of country music vet and Sawyer Brown vocalist Mark A. Miller, who signed the band to his record label and became their regular producer. Over the past decade, all the albums have resonated on a national level. Hall, plus guitarist Juan DeVevo, bassist Chris Huffman, drummer Brian Scoggin, keyboardist Megan Garrett, violinist

Melodee DeVevo and new lead guitarist Josh Mix, can claim plenty of impressive achievements. These include more than a dozen top 10 Christian singles (chart-toppers such as “Who Am I,” “Voice of Truth,” “Praise You in This Storm” and “East to West”), five gold or platinum-certified studio releases, 15 Dove Awards, a pair of American Music Awards and a Grammy. Crowns songs often stem from Bible studies, devotions or talks during worship time. 2011’s “Come to the Well” album was inspired by the way people can serve as a well and how we draw from the opinions of others. No. 1 single “Courageous” sprung from an idea in Robert Lewis’ book about fathers and sons, “Raising a Modern Day Knight.” Matthew West, Steven Curtis Chapman and Tom Douglas co-wrote some tunes with Hall for “Well.” The latter collaborator

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community | summer music festival

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o me, the Redlands Bowl is more than a landmark. It’s more than its designation as the longest running free arts venue in the nation. It’s more than its role contributing to the character of the community. It’s a lifetime of happy memories. It’s holding my grandfather’s hand as a preschooler heading for our bench to see “The Sound of Music” (the first time) and getting ice cream at intermission. It’s doing skits as part of my fifth-grade end-of-the-year “Olympics” as a McKinley Bear. It’s getting Carl’s Jr. brought to me as a teenager if I was willing to hold seats. It’s standing backstage and nervous on dress rehearsal night of “The Music Man,” about to walk into the Procellis to sing and dance in front of hundreds of my neighbors.

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It’s swaying and singing with my family and friends’ families before a Tuesday evening concert. It’s beaming with pride as my 9-year-old son filed onstage in his dress shirt and tie to play clarinet in the district honor band. It’s the joy my grandmother got from us taking her to every event, every summer, after my grandfather died. It’s holding onto strangers and crying during the ceremony marking 9/11’s 10th anniversary. And, it will be seeing my daughter sing a solo part at her graduation. For me, it has always been a place for making togetherness out of the people who are Redlands. It welcomes all. Long live the Bowl. Redlands native Toni Momberger is the editor of the Daily Facts and a contributing editor of Redlands Magazine.

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