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Lightning Train to perform at Concerts by the Sea
It’s summertime in La Jolla and through September, there will be no better way to spend an afternoon than at one of the annual Concerts by the Sea. Upcoming shows include Cajun blues combo, Theo & ...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Heroes kicks off Concerts by the Sea
Summertime is upon us and that means the start of one of La Jolla’s funnest traditions, the Concerts by the Sea series. Running on consecutive Sunday’s from July 19 through Sept. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hoop dreams: Dancers come full circle on hip movement
If you think hula hoops went out with the ’50s and ’60s, you’re dating yourself and demonstrating how out of touch you are with current trends. Hula hoops are back in a big way with hoop dancing. I...
Jul 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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University City celebration is the right choice
Life is all about choices, right? Here is a no-brainer choice as we celebrate America's 239th birthday on Saturday, July 4. Do you want to celebrate the birth of our country in a traffic jam on I-5...
Jun 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taymor's 'Midsummer' is a stunningly wonderful surprise
‘A most rare vision’ A friend dragged me to the cinema to see Julie Taymor’s production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” presented by Fathom Events. I protested much and very nearly di...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shorehouse Kitchen has lived to see another day
A friend recently said the Shorehouse Kitchen doesn't look like much from the outside. Maybe she was distracted by the area's recently disheveled garb – the Shorehouse, after all, sits in Avenida d...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plan on a chili reception at 36th OB Street Fair
Thousands of visitors are expected in Ocean Beach to enjoy food, drinks, chili, live music, art and great people-watching at the Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off Festival on Saturday, Jun...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young La Jolla musicians to take their act on a 6,000-mile road
Ironically, the San Diego Youth Symphony isn't so young anymore. It turned 70 on June 18, kicking up its aging heels with a free concert in Balboa Park's Plaza de Panama. The show amounted to a kic...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Samantha Ginn shines in NVA's OK, dog-eared 'Sylvia'
To hear playwright A.R. Gurney tell it, the thing about dogs resembling their owners is also true in the reverse. That's part of the storyline behind Gurney's Sylvia, the current mount at Carlsbad'...
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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29th La Jolla Festival of the Arts targets support for the disabled
Nearly 200 award-winning fine artists will showcase their work before an expected 7,000 – and within a new Surf Culture theme – at the 29th annual La Jolla Festival of the Arts Saturday, June 20 fr...
Jun 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home-grown 'Wrenegades' shines as CCdd wraps up Playhouse residency
The 2014-15 La Jolla Playhouse Resident Theater Program is in its waning days. The current ”gypsy” theater company is Circle Circle dot dot. In the delicious throes of its final resident production...
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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OBIEs: Former local boy Darko Tresnjak makes good
Former Old Globe Shakespeare Festival artistic director Darko Tresnjak and playwright Ayad Aktar, whose play “The Who & the What” was seen at La Jolla Playhouse last season, received OBIE Awards Ma...
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uneven subtext can't sink Cygnet's good 'The Whale'
Charlie's lonely sojourn from his bathroom to his living-room sofa – a distance of 18 feet at the outside – is about the equivalent of a novice climber's trek up Mt. Everest. The walking death wish...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fresh ideas at Bernini's Bistro
Bernini's Bistro hosted a special wine dinner on May 12, featuring new menu items prepares by new executive chef Mario Medina. Originally from Mexico City, Mario has worked and learned in some of t...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authors to revisit Warwick's amid Internet-centric release
Boy-girl break-ups are traumatic enough, as we of the everyday well know. But when the guy lowers the boom at the rehearsal dinner and announces he's fallen for his fiancée's close friend, the resu...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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