Two Travelers

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By age 18, Jeffrey Halford had moved to numerous California locales and only one thing provided escape and relief from problems with family and school – surfing. Then his father gave him a guitar, he honed his playing busking in San Francisco and founded a rockabilly band, The Snappers, a…

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What Would Jane Do?

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‘Tis the season for Jane Austen any time, and “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley” is a perfectly delightful holiday confection to warm your heart and tickle your funny bone. Written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon as a sequel to Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice,” it is a witty and affecting tribute…

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Key Man

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In chamber music compositions, the piano is often the glue that holds a piece together and such is the case with Olivier Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time.” Of course it is often much more than a binder, and what better person to have at the keyboard than Gilles Vonsattel,…

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And He’s Local Too

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Santa Ynez resident Robert Cray has performed at the Lobero many times, most recently holding forth with a funkier and grittier version of his signature sound, and he seemed to be having more fun than in the past. He’s a polished veteran entertainer, so he wasn’t doing jumps and splits,…

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