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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 | 2 2 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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“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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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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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 | 0 0 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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AN INTERNATIONAL FLAIR
San Diego French-American School recently trotted out its first International Week celebration, which kicked off March 19 with a variety of performances from students celebrating the school’s cultu...
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert and Dorothy Shapiro were avid and joyful contemporary art enthusiasts involved with Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego for nearly 50 years, from the 1960s to 2012, as supporters, advocates...
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Within every punk, there’s a kid who just wants to be loved. Armed with loss, heartbreak and a voice that cries for help, multitalented French enchantress Soko is the kind of rebel who gives out ki...
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peters launches 2015 high school art competition
Congressman Scott Peters, whose 52nd District includes La Jolla, has launched the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for district high school students. Over the last two years, participation in the...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New SD Opera chief tasked with finding patrons' niche
New San Diego leadership By now, the music lovers among us know that San Diego Opera has chosen a new general director, David Bennett. He hails from New York City, where he was executive director o...
Mar 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tomoe Gozen, a real-life female samurai, can tell you all about it. Her heartbreaking tales of love, loss and conflict in 12th-century Japan are saved for posterity in an ancient text belonging to ...
Mar 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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