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Covid 19, a catchy tune, by Carla Winter

May 23, 2022

Available for your playlist at your online stores!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Carla Winter,  a Los Angeles native with family roots in old Hollywood, began songwriting when her car radio broke.  Later, after moving to the Bay Area, she was hired by the US Navy, with an official title  "Troubadour of Treasure Island" and entertained the Navy as it's first and only strolling minstrel.  The next gig was a tour singing in Japan.  Returning to the states, she began her own  Partiart, a variety entertainment company for parties and events.  Carla broadly expanded her skill sets, and artist stable and client base and the business grew.  Then, Covid came. The hospitality industry collapsed as did Carla's party business & steady club gig,  but a song was born, "Covid 19, a feel good song about a nasty feeling virus.  

Solano Town Center Celebration

June 8, 2021

  Tues. June 15, 2021,  11-2pm,  Solano Town Center, Fairfield, California Celebrate California's grand opening.   Carla Winter's "alter ego" Twinkles is returning to the mall  share  Tales & Twisty balloons.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sat. March 10, 17, 24 & 31 noon-2pm, Solano Town Center, Fairfield, Ca Come to center court for pictures with the Easter Bunny, and Face Painting with various artists, including: 3-10 Carla Winter, 3-17 & 24 Bird McCargar, & 3-31 Dori Sanchez. -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Thurs. April 26, 6-9pm, Danville Livery & Mercantile, 440 Sycamore Valley Rd, Danville, CA Annual Art & Wine Stroll Enjoy this multimedia, multi-sensation blast of art, wine and fine entertainment, featuring live music and eclectic arts, including entertainingly fun, Tarot Card reading, by Carla Winter -

Upcoming Events

March 5, 2018
2020 All events have been cancelled due to Covid 19.      

July 4 Contra Costa Country Club

July 6, 2015
Partiart added fun and color to the 4th of July celebration @ The Contra Costa Country Club.  Demand for face painting was high.   Fortunately, during prime time I was joined by two other face painters, Katy Lawrence and Bird McCargar.   We rocked!   Chris Throop, decked out in patriotic tails & top hat delighted the kids at the jumpy house with his balloon sculptures.   Michael Goldstein joined him during the peak time to add extra balloon twisting support then @ 9PM performed a delightful variety show of music and magic. Twas a good July 4th!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

January 29, 2015
March 2, 4:30-6:30 PM @ The Danville Community Center, next to the Library. Come celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday!   Carla will be there face painting "Things" from Dr. Seuss.  There will be crafts, storytelling, and other treats.   The library consistently produces a beautiful event.