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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.

“Father of the String Quartet” Haydn gets top billing at SummerFest 2014

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Not only the brilliance but the gentle spirit of Franz Joseph Haydn will be omnipresent at La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest 2014, which opens July 30 and for which Haydn is this year’s festival’s featured composer.

La Jolla Presbyterian Church to host free concert

La Jolla Presbyterian Church presents a “Greatest Hits” concert featuring its Chancel Choir, La Jolla Brass, LJPC Orchestra and Hand Bell choir 4 p.m., Sunday, June 22 at 7715 Draper Ave.

Guide to Summer Fun in La Jolla

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Here comes the Summer of 2014 and with it moonlit pier walks, extended hours at galleries, concerts, camps for kids, beach parties, and all kinds of cultural events from art exhibits to music fests to world-class theater. Below is your guide to June, July and August in The Jewel.

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus: ‘Life’ season ends with ‘Ode to Common Things’

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Music Director Steven Schick will open the concert, conducting the orchestra in Leos Janácek’s “Zárlivost” and the high spirits of Haydn’s “London Symphony.”

San Diego Children’s Choir will hold auditions for singers in grades 3-12

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The San Diego Children’s Choir is holding auditions for singers in grades 3-12. The Choir offers children a chance to achieve artistic excellence, attain personal goals and perform professionally while serving the community.

La Jolla singer Nina Francis is inspired by music’s best

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Singer, songwriter, guitarist and 2010 The Bishop’s School grad Nina Francis is so proficient in pop music, she has a degree in it. Seriously.

La Jolla Athenaeum series to showcase ‘Hollywood’ music

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If you loved pianist Jacquelyne Silver’s series last year, “From Brahms to Broadway!” you will be captivated by her new, four-night presentation, “Hooray for Hollywood!”

Los Lobos to headline Kiwanis fundraiser

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Los Lobos formed more than 40 years ago, has released nearly 30 albums and received two Grammy Awards. The band is best known for recording the soundtrack album and title song for “La Bamba,” a 1987 movie about the life of rock ‘n’ roll singer Ritchie Valens.

La Jolla High pianist takes top honors, will perform with San Diego Symphony

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Hazel Friedman will perform the fifth piano concerto by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns with the San Diego Symphony during its 2014-2015 season.

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    The Del Mar Union School District is entering the last school year where it will be required to offer transitional kindergarten class — so far. Legislation is pending that would make it mandatory for districts to offer the program to low-income students. DMUSD’s transitional kindergarten (TK) serves a quarter of its population and to date will bring an addit […]
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    The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) presented the Santa Fe Irrigation District the GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the District’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). This is the eighth year successively that SFID has received this award. The Certificate of Ac […]