BCCA: Concert - Alina Kiryayeva to Perform In Bishop, CA on January 31, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (January 10, 2016) – Alina Kiryayeva has captured the attention of audiences and critics around the world with her “crystal clarity” (Imperial Valley Press).  She will present a program of classic piano favorites. The Bishop Community Concerts Association has worked tirelessly since 1947 to bring great entertainment to the community.

In addition to that as part of their ongoing commitment to support arts education in the community, the Bishop Community Concerts Association will also sponsor a student outreach performance by Alina Kiryayeva for local youth. For more information please call The Sound Shoppe at 760-873-5991, or visit the association website at http://bishopcca.org/

“…Ms. Kiryayeva has the instrument at her command…” 
-Mid Hudson Times, New York, NY

Alina Kiryayeva is a native of Ukraine.  She performed her first solo recital at age eight, and solo debut with an orchestra at eleven. She was the First Prize winner of the Senigallia International Competition, Italy.  Ms. Kiryayeva has also claimed top prizes in several international piano competitions in the United States, including the Grace Welsh International Competition, and the California Young Artist International Competition.  Kiryayeva has toured Ukraine, Russia, Mexico, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Holland, Japan and the United States. She has performed with the Kharkov State Philharmonic and State Opera Theatre OrchestrasThe Imperial Valley Symphony Orchestra and the New York Symphonic Ensemble Orchestra. Kiryayeva released a solo piano album in 2013 entitled “Sonatas.” The album was featured on 150th broadcast of "Women in Music" on CKWR Radio in Ontario, Canada.  Click here to view a video on Alina Kiryayeva

The Bishop Community Concerts Association has been presenting internationally acclaimed artists to the community since 1947.  This all-volunteer nonprofit organization is committed to enriching the cultural life of the Eastern Sierra through live performances.  Thanks to the generosity of Patrons and Sponsors, these concerts can be offered at affordable, family friendly prices. 

Live On Stage, Inc. provides excellent, affordable, entertainment attractions and support services to an American community of concert presenters.  View a video about Live On Stage.  

When: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 (7:00 p.m.)
Bishop Union High School - Dorothy Joseph Auditorium
Tickets:  $25 adults / $10 students. 
Click here for the official Bishop Community Concerts Association

Caltrans: Aspen Fales Shoulder Project Public Meeting Postponed

Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is postponing the Aspen Fales Shoulder Project public meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm in Bridgeport due to inclement weather.  The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. 


For the latest road condition information call the Caltrans Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623). Real time conditions are also available online and for mobile phones athttp://quickmap.dot.ca.gov. Changeable Message Signs have information regarding pass closures and road conditions.

Caltrans is Ready for the Next Big Quake

SAN BERNARDINO—California’s State Highway system has more than 12,000 bridges, and since the 1971 Sylmar earthquake, Caltrans’ Seismic Retrofit Programs have focused on seismically retrofitting bridges and bridge expansion joints throughout the state.  In this Caltrans News Flash, learn what Caltrans has done to prepare for large scale earthquakes at major interchanges and bridge structures. You will also see what Caltrans does when a quake of magnitude 5.0 or larger occurs.

The current Seismic Retrofit Programs have been focused on identifying and retrofitting existing bridges statewide, bringing them up to the latest seismic safety retrofit standards established to prevent collapse during future earthquakes.

This News Flash can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/HImaEDQKvoI 

This News Flash is the 111th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans’ activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that the Department does to enhance California’s economy and livability. To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or go to http://bit.ly/1ez3LYz.