January 25, 1994 |
Call him the stress buster. Walt Disney Records' dynamic children's rock 'n' roller, Craig Taubman, and his Craig 'n Co. band, lifted spirits with an upbeat sing-along concert at Burbank High School Auditorium on Sunday. A benefit for Daniel Bridge, a young Burbank boy with a rare blood disease, and the American Lutheran Elementary School, the concert was also a break for families from the stresses of the past week. The group's next concert is at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica at 1 p.m.
May 17, 1993 |
Skip the title track--it's just a blatant promo for Disneyland's newest attraction--but don't miss the rest of Craig 'n Co.'s latest concert album for Walt Disney Records, "Rock 'n Toontown." It's the best work that children's singer-songwriter Craig Taubman has done to date. The thirtysomething Taubman has always been a dynamo in live performance, firing up both adults and preschoolers with his seemingly boundless energy, classic rock 'n' roll rhythms and on-target messages of childhood.
August 30, 1994 |
Boys and girls, moms and dads are encouraged to put on their jammies and jam--in the "Not Ready for Bedtime Family Concert and Pajama Party," a milk-and-cookies evening outdoor concert with dynamic children's entertainer Craig Taubman and his Craig 'n Company band, on Sunday at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood. Taubman, known for his kid-friendly, polished rock 'n' roll-style and such favorite original songs as "Haircut," "Rock 'N Toon Town" and "Are We There Yet?
May 13, 1993 |
Childhood recollections are a hot ticket with children's singers. A first crush, a fishing trip with grandpa, a no-hitter pitched on a perfect summer's day--all are prime grist for the music mill. And a good songwriter can mold those memories into something that reaches beyond just a few grade levels to touch older siblings, parents, maybe even grandparents.
December 25, 1997
4pm Family: "Hanukkah Pajamika," a family concert with Craig 'n Co. featuring songs from Craig Taubman's new recording, "My Newish, Jewish Discovery," and art activities and storytelling, invites children of all ages to attend in their pajamas, sing songs, create art and enjoy treats at the Skirball Cultural Center. (See story, Page XX.) * "Hanukkah Pajamika," Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, 4-5 p.m.: pre-concert art activities and storytelling; 5-6 p.m.
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April 18, 1996 |
The Yom HaAtzma'ut Walk and Celebration will be held Sunday at the Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus in West Hills. The walk will begin at 11 a.m. at three West Hills locations--Temple Aliyah, 6025 Valley Circle Blvd.; Temple Solael, 6601 Valley Circle Blvd.; and Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7401 Shoup Ave. The event, held to commemorate Israel Independence Day, will end with a celebration at 1:30 p.m. at Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus, 22622 Vanowen St. in West Hills.