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B.B. King: 1925-2015
B.B. King believed anyone could play the blues and that "as long as people have problems, the blues can never die." But no one could play the blues like King, who died May 14 at age 89 in Las Vegas...
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arts festival kick-off party set for May 28
Torrey Pines Kiwanis will celebrate the 29th annual La Jolla Festival of the Arts, which sponsors programs that support disabled San Diegans, with a kick-off party at Bird’s Surf Shed, 1091 W. More...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donche environmental exhibit set for May 16
Theresa Vandenberg Donche grew up in Central California. She attributes a lot of her artistic inspiration to the environment in which she lived: the cultivated landscapes, overwhelming skies and co...
May 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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kallisti's 'Threepenny': Flawed shows aren't always the actors' fault
This week, I’d like to concentrate on sound and projection (double entendre the latter). Apparently, the projection gods demand appeasement this spring. First, we dealt with the failure of technolo...
May 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prebys gives UCSD $500,000 for music chair endowment
Local philanthropist Conrad Prebys has given UCSD $500,000 to endow a presidential chair in music to support scholarly activity and graduate fellowships, the school announced May 7. The gift was ma...
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bach Collegium's season finale gets you two for one
Not to be missed On Friday and Saturday, May 8 and 9, Bach Collegium presents the finale of its San Diego season with “A Tale of Two Cities.” No, not the Charles Dickens – this is a musical explora...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Coast's latest entry is necessarily funny
Billie Dwyer pretty much sucked at her coursework in cop school, just as Mayor Meekly, her dizzified boss, got in over his head in politics. Meanwhile, big bad security guard Agent Frank franticall...
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla pianist is key figure in San Diego Symphony concert
At 2 p.m. Sunday, April 26, San Diego Symphony will present a special free concert, “Brightest and Best,” featuring members of the Civic Youth Orchestra, the Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra and the S...
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Viewing of Burns cancer docu set
San Diego County residents are invited to a viewing of the PBS documentary “Ken Burns Presents Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” and to learn about cancer prevention and early detection at a fre...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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MUST SEE
“Why are the figures faceless?” painter Mark Kostabi asks rhetorically about his artwork. “It's a universal language free of racial limitations and a reflection of society's fear of individuality.”...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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MUST HEAR
The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus has been at what it does for 60 years this year, so you know it's got the experience factor down to a science, whether the fare is from the classical repertoire or th...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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MUST DO
With his historic win at the 2014 Boston Marathon, San Diegan Meb Keflezighi cemented his legacy as one of the great long-distance running champions. Runners wanted to know: How did someone two wee...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Village Garden Club sets art/flowers exhibit
The Village Garden Club of La Jolla will present its annual Expressions in Art & Flowers exhibition Wednesday and Thursday, April 29 and 30, at Torrey Pines Christian Church, 8320 La Jolla Scenic D...
Apr 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emerson quartet leads weighty La Jolla-based arts schedule
Certainly one of my favorite string quartets, the Emerson – Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer, violins; Lawrence Dutton, viola; and Paul Watkins, cello – is coming to town. Under the auspices of the...
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neil Simon is the only living playwright to have a Broadway theater named after him. Antoinette Perry, who co-founded the educational American Theatre Wing, has the Tony awards as her namesake. Sin...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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