High School Senior Crowned Miss Big Bear 2015

Miss Teen Big Bear Brandy Murphy (L) and Miss Big Bear Marcella Pfiefer enjoy the spotlight.

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 14, 2014 - [Reported by Cathy Herrick] The annual Miss Big Bear Pageant took place at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center Saturday night, giving 23 young women a chance to practice their poise and public speaking. The evening's entertainment included a dance number with all of this year's contestants and songs … [Read more...]

David Leach Honored by Arts Council

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Big Bear Lake, CA, June 25, 2014 - David Leach got special recognition and a lot of laughs at The Arts Council’s annual meeting this month. The board of directors thanked him for his 14 years of work on behalf of The Council, shared stories about his many accomplishments, and presented him with a plaque. Holding the plaque up to the audience he … [Read more...]

Concert for Car Seats: Vocalists Will Celebrate Relationships With Song

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 26, 2014 - Early next month, the Big Bear Lake Hospital Foundation will present a concert whose proceeds will help fund their purchase of child car seats for the Mom and Dad Project. "Divas Duets" will star Kim Boda, Elena Peavy, and Nancy Walker, along with guest singers Bill Ferguson, Michael McConnell and Brett Smith. … [Read more...]

The Bronx Gardener: Changing Landscapes and Mindsets

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Big Bear Lake, CA, February 9, 2014 - The Big Bear Lighthouse Project’s Vision Summit is something hundreds of people look forward to every year. In fact, it sold out in 2013, headlined as it was by the bestselling author and farming philosopher Joel Salatin, whose mission is to “develop economically, environmentally and emotionally enhancing … [Read more...]

Will You Be the Next Big Bear Idol?

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 28, 2014 - The annual Big Bear Idol Music Competition will be held at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center on Saturday February 22nd, at 6:00pm. Residents and visitors alike are encouraged to attend this free concert to support our talented local musicians. Refreshments at intermission will be provided by members of … [Read more...]

From Men in Tights to Men in Dresses

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Big Bear Lake, CA, December 18, 2013 - In what's becoming a favorite local tradition, the Big Bear Theater Project is presenting its hilarious version of a Dickens classic. "A Christmas Carol Askew...Redo!" opens Thursday night for a four-show run at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center (PAC). The production is another Panto, which is an … [Read more...]

Theatre Project Offers Locals’ Discount Tonight

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Big Bear Lake, October 17, 2013 - The Big Bear Theatre Project is presenting the final three performances  of "13" this week at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center, and tonight's show is half-off for locals. On October 17 only, ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Show time is 7:30 p.m. The musical features a rock score … [Read more...]

Sneak Preview of “A.C.O.D” at the PAC

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2013 - Fans of "Parks & Recreation" will get to see its stars on the big screen this weekend, in the upcoming comedy A.C.O.D. The movie premiered at Sundance in January and will be officially released October 4th, but visitors to the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center (PAC) will get a sneak preview the night … [Read more...]

Jessica Brasher Takes the Crown

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 15, 2013 --With 21 hopefuls vying for the title, Jessica Brasher was crowned Miss Big Bear in a ceremony at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center last night. Her court consists of 1st-runner-up Kodie Cash, 2nd-runner-up Delaney Warren, 3rd-runner-up Raven Young and 4th-runner-up Lexi Contreras. The five girls now … [Read more...]

Pageantry at the PAC: Miss Big Bear to be Crowned September 14

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 12, 2013 -- On Saturday, September 14, the next Miss Big Bear will be crowned at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center. Contestants will be judged on personality, poise and presence in a pageant that dates back to the mid-1970's.  Prior to that, Big Bear girls vied for the title of "Snow Queen." This year's … [Read more...]