Francis E. Willis, who resided in Redlands at the time of her death in 1983, was the first woman to rise through the Department of State's Foreign Service Officer ranks to reach the top. She was the Ambassador to Switzerland when I was assigned to the Embassy's Security Detail. (1956-1958).
There are some hot hangouts scattered across the Inland Empire that offer live music, jazz, rockin' roll and soul and rap. There's something for everyone if live entertainment is what you are looking for. There is the Vault Martini Bar & Grill in Redlands for example. Only 11/2 years old, the Bar boasts talented live bands singing jazz, punk, funk and more on Wednesday and Saturday nights.