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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.

Sophie Tucker pic to launch Jewish Film Fest’s Silver Anniversary in La Jolla

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The film features Barbara Walters, Tony Bennett and archival footage of the Red Hot Mama herself.

Let’s Review: ‘Shore Thing’ is a sure thing for Thursday nights at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla

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Throughout the 2014 summer, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) at 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla is hosting a free event, called “Shore Thing” from 5 to 8 p.m. every Thursday through Aug 28, 2014.

Let’s Review: Head ‘Into the Woods’ for laughs and lunacy at the Globe

Alison Cimmet (Witch), Ben Steinfeld (Baker) and Jessie Austrian (Baker’s Wife) negotiate a bargain in The Old Globe’s staging of ‘Into the Woods.’  Jim Cox

Theater patrons who love the different and amusingly outrageous will certainly enjoy The Old Globe Theatre’s production of “Into the Woods.” With music and lyrics created by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, this production is reimagined by Fiasco Theater and co-directed by its founders Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld.

Let’s Review! Charm and humor lead the ‘Quartet’ at Old Globe

Jill Tanner (as Cecily Robson), Robert Foxworth (as Reginald Paget,) Roger Forbes (as Wilfred Bond), and Elizabeth Franz (as Jean Horton) star in ‘Quartet.’ Jim Cox

Anyone fortunate enough to see the movie “Quartet,” (2012) directed by Dustin Hoffman and nominated for several awards including a Golden Globe for actress Maggie Smith, knows the charm of this story. Now, Ronald Harwood’s comedy is playing at the Old Globe through Aug. 24, under the direction of Richard Seer (“Other Desert Cities,” “God of Carnage,” and “The Last Romance”).

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