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La Jolla’s Best Bets for events, April 24

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For one night only, live jazz returns to the Hotel La Jolla, 7955 La Jolla Shores Drive, when Cusp Dining & Drinks welcomes Gilbert Castellanos (pictured) and his quartet 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24 in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. Tickets: $65, includes dinner. RSVP: (858) 551-3620. CuspRestaurant.com

La Jolla native chronicles Gliderport’s rich history in new book

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Torrey Pines’ strong coastal breezes made it an epicenter for the competitive air sport of soaring.

Globe’s ‘Water by the Spoonful’ explores human need to connect

Edward Torres directs Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘Water by the Spoonful’ at The Old Globe Theatre.  Jim Cox

The California premiere of “Water by the Spoonful,” Quiara Alegría Hudes’ winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, is at The Old Globe’s Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre through May 11. Directing the play is Edward Torres, who recently directed the world premiere of Hudes’ “The Happiest Song Plays Last.”

Let’s Review: Planning ahead may result in remorse suggests ‘Time and the Conways’ at The Old Globe

The Old Globe Theatre’s cast of J.B. Priestley’s ‘Time and the Conways,’ directed by Rebecca Taichman, portrays the British Conway family in good times and bad.  Jim Cox

Many can attest that present actions often spark from past occurrences. This idea runs through the decades in J.B. Priestley’s “Time and the Conways,” now playing at The Old Globe Theatre.

‘The Nature of Things’ La Jolla Symphony & Chorus will celebrate 60th season with six concerts

Steven Schick conducts the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus. The 2014-2015 season theme 'The Nature of Things,' is inspired by the 'nature' of sensation, thought, reflection, impulse, renewal and other 'things.'

The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) has announced its 2014- 2015 season — a 60th anniversary celebration that includes six concerts of premieres and groundbreaking works.

‘KISS Army’ storms La Jolla for Paul Stanley book signing

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Some traveled from as far away as Los Angeles, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Germany for a chance to meet the Kiss frontman.

La Jolla’s Best Bets for events

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The La Jolla Rec Center will host a spring egg hunt for children ages 2-12, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday April 19, at the Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. Admission to the egg hunt is free, $3 for face painting, to meet Peter Rabbit and crafts. (858) 552-1658. http://bit.ly/ljreccenter

Malashock Dancers will move with Élan in ‘Lifeblood Harmony’ at UCSD

Malashock dancers will perform with Art of Élan musicians April 17-19 at UC San Diego’s Mandell Weiss Theatre. Courtesy

“Music is the lifeblood of dance,” choreographer John Malashock, artistic director of his own well-known and long-lived local dance company, once observed.

New depARTures: San Diego Airport’s Terminal 2 debuts public-art collection

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Eight years ago, the Airport Authority Board adopted an Airport Art Master Plan that included a new collection of site-specific artwork at San Diego International Airport. That vision of an artful gateway to the region guided their major expansion project.

La Jolla Library’s Pen 2 Paper writing group postponed

The La Jolla Library’s Pen 2 Paper Writing Group that usually meets on Thursdays is temporarily postponed and will resume on May 29 at 1 p.m.

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