La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events the week of March 24-March 31

Big Storm/Big Screen

Sean Casey of Discovery Channel’s “Storm Chasers” and researchers of VORTEX2, the most ambitious effort ever to understand the origins of tornadoes, lead audiences on an heart-pounding science adventure in “Tornado Alley,” the newest IMAX film at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center’s Heikoff Dome Theater.

Armed with a 70mm camera; a fleet of customized vehicles designed to withstand gale force winds, torrential rains and unrelenting hail; and an arsenal of advanced weather instruments, the stars experience a tornado’s destructive power at point blank range. Admission (includes exhibit galleries) $11.75-$14.50, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado. Showtimes: rhfleet.org

Prayer and Healing

Kevin Graunke of Wisconsin, a full-time prayer-based healer using the Christian Science system, will explain how prayer itself can be a reliable healing method in a free, open-to-all talk titled “Christian Science Healing: Praying with Certainty” 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26 at the AMC La Jolla 12 Theater at Villa La Jolla Dr. and Nobel Dr. Graunke will draw on ideas from the Bible and from “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” by Mary Baker Eddy.


Storybook Ballet

Children, ages 4 and older, are invited to attend as their favorite prince or princess and join the costume parade when California Ballet presents “A Touch of the Classics,” 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, March 26, and 1 p.m. Sunday, March 27, with Act II and the Black Swan’s solo from “Swan Lake,” Sleeping Beauty’s Act III with the wedding scene featuring appearances by Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, Princess Florina, and the Bluebird, and the pas de deux from “Les Corsaire” at the JCC’s Garfield Theatre, 4126 Executive Dr., La Jolla. Tickets $25-$60. (858) 560-6741. Californiaballet.org

Mainly Mozart

Violinist Steven Copes, cellist Peter Wiley and pianist Anna Polonsky will perform the music of Mozart, Mendelssohn and Beethoven, 8 p.m. Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 at the Neurosciences Institute Auditorium, 10640 John J. Hopkins Dr. Tickets $48. (619) 239-0100. Mainly Mozart.org

Chamber Concert

The Henschel String Quartet will perform, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 25 at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. A reception with the artists follows the show. Tickets $40-$45. (858) 454-5872.

At the Loft

Bonnie Wright’s “Fresh Sound” series continues with the actor/vocalist duo Consume, 8 p.m. Friday, March 25. Tickets $15-$20. Causing A Tiger presents a journey with musical instruments and field recordings pulled from travels around the globe, 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. Tickets $26. The Loft at UCSD Price Center East, second floor. (858) 534-8497. Theloft.ucsd.edu

Tevye’s Trials

Lyric Opera San Diego presents “Fiddler on the Roof,” 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 25-April 10 at Birch North Park Theatre, (619) 239-8836. Lyricoperasandiego.org

Something to See

In a grand departure from its traditional bill of fare, The Timken Museum of Art is showcasing four of Robert Wilson’s groundbreaking contemporary video portraits inspired by Old Master paintings through May 15. Three of them are displayed on 65-inch high-definition plasma monitors. The fourth is projected on the south exterior wall of the museum. Admission is free. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Balboa Park. (619) 239-5548. timkenmuseum.org

Photo Exhibit

“Streetwise: Masters of ‘60s Photography,” fills the Museum of Photographic Arts with images that tell the urban story during turbulent times. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Closed Mondays. Admission is $4-$6; free to county residents and military on second Tuesdays. 1649 El Prado in Balboa Park. (619) 238-7559. mopa.org

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