The Kalama Brothers kick things off when they bring their Hawaiian harmonies and delightful humor to Mission Gables for an afternoon of fun and music on
The workshops have become a welcome addition to the Bowl's summer season since the idea was launched years ago, especially because it exposes a new generation to the world of art, said
"It's like a box of chocolates. You try this one and then you try this one. And isn't that what being a kid is all about? We want to open the world to them and help them carry their lives on the way they choose," she said. "And they get to be up close and personal with the artists -- how fun is that?"
Many who are performing at planned workshops will take the Bowl stage. A few others are not, but are well-known around town for their contributions to the local arts, including
"It's just so exciting to be at the feet of an actual performer and have that interaction," Seccombe said. "And there's no charge to the families to come."
All workshops are free of charge to participants, Seccombe added, which is an added bonus to families on a budget.
By hosting workshops in two areas around town,
"We have several youth music programs and some of them are to serve underserved youth and some are regular workshops anyone could attend," said
But the fun doesn't stop there.
For those "young at heart," the Bowl's summer season will offer four events that all ages can explore and have fun with prior to performances scheduled that night.
For the first time, organizers will offer Salsa lessons with the Fox Dance Center on
A Bee Hive Hair Contest is set the night of
To learn more, visit redlandsbowl.org.
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