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Soul-stirring musical memoir comes to San Diego Rep

Mona Golabek stars in ‘the Pianist of willesden Lane’ at san Diego rep theatre. Courtesy

In 2003, Mona Golabek co-wrote a book about her mother, which became the basis for a one-woman show, “The Pianist of Willesden Lane,” which premiered at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles in 2012.

Sexy and witty ‘Fallen Angels’ opens North Coast Rep’s Season 33

Summer Spiro, Rosina Reynolds (director) and Joanna Strapp rehearse for the Sept. 3 opening of ‘Fallen Angels’ at North Coast Rep Theatre.  Aaron Rumley

Prepare for an entertaining trip back to 1925 when North Coast Repertory Theatre opens its 33rd season with Noël Coward’s “Fallen Angels.”

North Coast Repertory Theatre: Season 33 promises to be a powerhouse

NCRT Artistic Director David Ellenstein. L. B. Hewitt

In numerology, No. 33 is what’s called a “master number” — a balance of powers, transforming the consciousness of many. North Coast Repertory Theatre’s 33rd season looks to be all of that.

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The U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exposition, held on a built-for-the-occasion beach on the B Street cruise terminal pier along the Big Bay in downtown San Diego, will span the four-day Labor Day weekend, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 29-Sept. 1. Saturday, Aug. 30 includes bonus, twilight hours 7-10 p.m.

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In the San Diego Museum of Man’s newest family-friendly exhibit, kids and adults can experience what it’s like to be a modern archaeologist discovering the remnants of Ancient Egypt.

Mesmerizing Mural: New public artwork on Ivanhoe Avenue is first under Athenaeum auspices in La Jolla

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he Murals of La Jolla public art project received a playfully bold addition last week with the installation of “One Pointed Attention.”

Let’s Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona are a treat to meet at The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego

Silvia (Britney Coleman), Valentine (Hubert Point-Du Jour), Julia (Kristin Villanueva), and Proteus (Adam Kantor), sort out their feelings. (Photo by Jim Cox)

“The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” Shakespeare’s popular comedy about love, friendship and infidelity, is playing in The Old Globe’s outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre and the cool night air is an added treat to beat the heat of day. Even if you’ve seen the play before, this production is so thoroughly refreshing and entertaining, it’s worth a revisit.

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La Jolla artists, such as John Maher and Laurel Nation, will join the list of nearly 175 local, regional and international artists showing works at the ArtWalk NTC art festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 and Sunday, Aug. 17.

‘Words by Ira Gershwin’ returns to North Coast Repertory Theatre, Aug. 14-24

Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper stars as lyricist Ira Gershwin (1896-1983) in the North Coast Rep staging of ‘Words by Ira Gershwin.’  Courtesy

Nearly two years after its world premiere at the North Coast Repertory Theater (NCRT) in Solana Beach, “Words by Ira Gershwin” is back, once again giving the lesser-known brother a chance to be heard.

Lux Art Institute announces five, new Artists in Residence for 2014-2015

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Every year, Lux Art Institute in Encinitas invites five artists from around the world to spend a month in residence, making art while giving visitors a chance to watch the process and ask questions along the way. Here are the new Artists in Residence.

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