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La Jolla Library welcomes new chief Shaun Briley

La Jolla Library’s new head librarian, Shaun Briley Ashley Mackin

For La Jolla Riford Library’s new head librarian, Shaun Briley, books have been a part of his life and career, in some form or another, every step of the way.

La Jolla’s Best Bets for events July 31- Aug. 7

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Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) offers a crash course in starting a photography collection 6 p.m. Thursday Aug. 7. at the Ligne Roset Showroom, 7726 Girard Ave. MOPA assistant curator Chantel Paul and director of jdc Fine Art Jennifer DeCarlo will share professional insights.

Crowds move and grove with Theo & Zydeco Patrol for La Jolla Concerts by the Sea: Four, free summer shows left in season

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Theo & the Zydeco Patrol brought Louisiana blues and Cajun sounds to hundreds of happy locals and tourists for La Jolla Concerts by the Sea at Scripps Park.

Let’s Review: La Jolla Library’s new plein-air art show is fresh and fun

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The La Jolla Library Art Committee is working to reinvent the library and give us new reasons to go there — like to behold beautiful art — and opened a new plein-air art show, titled “Fresh Paint.” It will be up through Oct. 15, 2014 at the La Jolla Library.

Let’s Review: Cygnet Theatre’s ‘Pageant’ is worth seeing … twice!

The ‘Pageant’ cast includes David McBean, Tyan Fahey, Charles Osborne, Phil Johnson, Max Cadillac, Luke Jacobs Harvey and Conor Tibbs. Daren Scott

Fans of beauty pageants have their own reasons for attending them. Those attending Cygnet Theatre’s new production of “Pageant,” will be entertained by surprise and laughter, lots of laughter — hilarious laughter.

Jurors pick 43 San Diego artists for new Athenaeum Music & Arts Library show in La Jolla

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43 artists were selected for the Athenaeum’s 23rd annual Juried Exhibition on view in the Joseph Clayes III and Rotunda galleries, Aug. 2-30 at 1008 Wall St.

Let’s Review: ‘Ether Dome’ takes the lid off story of anesthesia at La Jolla Playhouse

Richmond Hoxie, Lee Sellars, Gregory Balla, Tom Patterson, Bill Kux and Kevin Hafso-Koppman perform in La Jolla Playhouse’s production of ‘Ether Dome’ by Elizabeth Egloff, directed by Michael Wilson, running through Aug. 10.  Kevin Berne

The traumatic experience behind performing amputations, tumor removals and vasectomies without anesthesia is immediately intriguing when Playhouse patrons view the incredible set design by James Youmans, representing the real ether dome at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1886. Below a well-lit dome, images of these crude medical procedures are projected on the wall.

La Jolla’s Best Bets for events July 24

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La Jolla Music Society’s nationally recognized chamber music festival, SummerFest, kicks off 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 with its annual, free Concert Under the Stars at Scripps Park, La Jolla Cove.

Scenery for the Greenery: New sculpture exhibit blooms at San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas

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Any time of year is a good time to visit San Diego Botanic Garden, but now is particularly inviting, with the recent installation of the fourth annual “Sculpture in the Garden” show. The garden itself is a beauty, boasting 37 acres filled with almost 4,000 types of plants from around the world. The sculptures, placed in appropriate settings throughout the garden, provide an added feast for the eyes.

Let’s Review! Cygnet Theatre’s “Pageant” is worth seeing … twice!

Pageant cast: David McBean, Tyan Fahey, Charles Osborne, Phil Johnson, Max Cadillac, Luke Jacobs Harvey and Conor Tibbs.  Photo by Daren Scott

Fans of beauty pageants have different reasons for attending these events. Those attending Cygnet Theatre’s new production of “Pageant,” will be entertained by surprise and laughter; lots of laughter – hilarious laughter.

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