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This semiannual immersion expedition is I IJ%L.t'  -1 and the lush musical landscape made possible by Infinite Forest, and is on of the career highlights of I " _'=' she creates draws you toward many of the students who have gone on the trip before. The upcoming ',.%_,! interior spaces you may have trip is set for Spring Break 2010, and fundraising has been in motion r I1 long forgotten. (3pen your eyes, for some time. Everyone going on the trip is excited about it, and we "| and you see an extraordinary all are looking forward to many different things. Here is what some LII iIL musician, embodying her of the participants have to say about this once-in-a-lifetime chance: Sunday, April 1:2 Numerous Events For Easter Weekend Saturday April 11 Miss Julian Pageant Presents: Annual Easter Egg Hunt King Leo's- 10am Julian Library Craft Project and Egg Hunt 11am Sunday April 12 Son-Rise Celebration 5:45am - Vista Point presented by Hillside Church and Calvary Chapel, Julian 7:15am - Free Breakfast at Julian High School Cafeteria Hosted by Hillside Church and Calvary Chapel Julian Easter Sunrise Service 6:30 am Stagecoach Trails RV Park 7878 Great Southern Overland Free Pancake Breakfast Easter Brunch Wynola Pizza Express 8 am - 2 pm EaSter Brunch Pine Hills Lodge 9 am to 2 pm Easter Egg Hunt at 11:00 am Please call for reservations 760-765-1100 www.pinehillslodge.com V0 ') instrument, coaxing the audience to understand what she knows - that the flute is a magic carpet, ready and able to transport the listener wherever they choose to go. Ms. Nims will be performing Tuesday, April 14th at 6:00 PM in the acoustically blessed main room of the Julian Library. Her event is part of the celebration of National Library Month. The program also kicks off a new series presented by the Friends of the Julian Library's Arts and Letters Program. Titled Tuesday Music @ the Library, the ongoing program will showcase superbly talented solo musicians and musical groups. "The flavor we are going for is great music in a coffeehouse atmosphere" said Colleen Baker, the Julian Branch Librarian. "Sit at a table, sip your coffee or tea, and enjoy a variety of musical genres. And since concerts will be the first Tuesday of every month, except the Adrienne Nims concert, which falls during National Library Week, it will be easy to set that date aside." Ms. Nims will present a concert of world flute music. She has a large collection of indigenous instruments she will showcase. She also will tell the stories of these flutes and the cultures they represent. Adrienne Nims started playing piano at the age of five, but after hearing her grandfather play his saxophone, embraced the flute and the saxophone. As a teenager, she performed in ensembles at the New England Conservatory while pursuing her formal musical education. Ms Nims studied with professors from the University of Massachusetts, Michigan University, the New England Conservatory and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Following a move to New York, Adrienne Nims Ms. Nims continued her studies at Ithaca College where she was featured as a guest artist in numerous Cornell University faculty concerts focusing primarily on jazz, electronic and international music. Until 1995, Adrienne lived in the Northeast, performing in many genres, including jazz, R&B, pop-rock, Latin, Indonesian gamelan and classical music. Her orchestral performances include playing under world acclaimed composer-conductors such as David Amram and Vaclav Nelybel. Ms. Nims also collaborated :and performed with David Borden, one of the founding fathers of the electronic music genre. In 1995 Adrienne joined the west coast music scene. Shortly afterward, she began performing and touring with The Larry Mitchell Band on saxes and flutes going on to record on the CD releases of"lnsatiable" and remix of "Temptation". Since then, she has also been recorded on "Spirit Wind", "Survivor", "Cosmic Sea", "Heart Be.at Away", Ahria", Taste Of Julian Attracts Overwhelming Crowd Estimated attendance for the first annual Taste of Julian was 50 participants but thanks to a successful media campaign, the i event attracted 125 people to the self-guided culinary tour of Julian and Wynola. Tickets sales were halted after 2pm so as not to overwhelm the 13 restaurants and wineries who were supplying the event. "We want to deeply thank all the restaurants and wineries who participated in this event," says Tracy Turner, president of the Julian Merchants Association which sponsored the event. "We had no way of gauging the anticipated attendance but everyone rallied to the occasion and helped make Taste of Julian a wonderful success." Participating restaurants included Candied Apple Pastry, Country Cellars, Jeremy's On The Hill, Julian Grille, Julian Pie Company, Julian Tea & Cottage Arts, King Leo's Confections, Margaritas, Menghini Winery, Mountain Made, Romano's, Rongbranch and Wynola Pizza. Long lines could be seen throughout Julian and participants came from as far away as Los Angeles. Visitors heard of the event through a "Prayer of the People", Groovidi, Fit Rythms "Fire", and "Now and Zen". Beyond teaching music Adrienne's many years of eurhythmic training in music school inspired her evolution as a dancer, choreographer and dance teacher. In addition to performing, she continues to teach music and several unique dance classes in and beyond San Diego and has additionally lectured and performed in several academic institutions. And as if that isn't enough, Ms. Nims is also an accomplisfied  ator, appearing in over two dozen theater productions on the west and east coasts. Her latest San Diego appearance was in the critically acclaimed production of Boomers at the San Diego Repertory Theater. Come hear this most accomplished musician Tuesday, April 14th at 6:00. The program (and the coffee and tea) is free. The Julian Library is located at 1850 Highway 78, next to the Julian High School. For more information, call 760-765-0370. Stan Caputo and Bill Fink serving it up at Romano's as folks line up at Julian Pie Company. variety of media, including a television appearance on KUSI, Internet searches, word-of- mouth, direct email, radio spots, editorial in the Julian News, Ramona Sentinel, JUlian Journal, San Diego Union-Tribune, and the North County Times. "We received tremendous feedback from participants during the event," according to Turner. "It was a great way for people to discover each restaurant or winery and develop a point of reference for future visits to Julian." One visitor had a complaint that the restaurants "...served too much, we've only been to a couple and already we are full." photos by Albie Stark "The overall success was a credit to the various restaurants going above and beyond our original projections," said Gina Petrone, they could have easily said that's it we are out of food and called it a day, but got creative and made the visitors feel very welcome." "Every first time event has kinks that need to be resolved and we have already started to fix the glitches that have been identified. Next year we will definitely work on pre- sale of tickets for one." Proceeds from the event will be used for the production and marketing of future town events, including Gold Rush Days, Apple Days, and Country Christmas. Two Local Students Attend Young America's Reagan Ranch High School Conference Rowlynda Moretti of Julian High School and Nick Jaquez of Ramona High School recently attended Young Americana's Foundation Annual Reagan Ranch High School Conference in Santa Barbara. They joined hundreds of high school students from throughout the United States to tour the Reagan Western White House and Ranch, " Rancho del Cielo". The two-day conference included many influential speakers and conservative ideas. Attendance at the conference was underwritten by Intermountain Republican Women Federated whose members reside in Ramona, Julian and surrounding areas. ===== : i ....... ;d: :,  .... : Amber Crowe ............................. Sophomore i ! ! ! i iiiiiii What are you looking forward to the most on the trip? -"Having fun! Also the caving. It sounds cool." Hailey Crowe ...... i;il Freshman What do you think will be most ..... challenging? -"All of the hiking, rm a bit out .......... of shape." Peaches Botand Freshman What are you looking forward to the most on the trip? -"Being in a foreign country and having fun with all of my friends. Also all of the activities we get to do." Desiree Gouge : Junior iili iii What do you hope to get out of the trip? -"New memories and experiences that I will take with me for the rest of my life." Michael Hatch Sophomore What are you looking forward to the most on the trip? -"Exposure to different cultures and climates." Kjell Reeve Freshman What do you hope to learn in Costa Rica? -"1 hope to improve on my Spanish and just have a ton of fun!" Derek Rousseau Sophomore What are you looking forward to the most on the trip? -"Hanging out with friends and the sights and sounds." Christina Haddock Junior What do you hope to get out of the trip? -"Getting to know everyone and have fun!" Not Pictured is Seth Tunnell. What do you hope to learn in Costa Rica? -"What kind if person I am when I am out of my usual routine." continued on page 7