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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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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 | 1 1 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 1 1 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 | 3 3 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 5 5 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 | 2 2 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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