Category archives for: Music

The Schick Machine: One Man, Two Sticks, Tons of Percussion

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Schick has mastered all kinds of percussion, including gongs, cowbells, trashcans and brake drums — anything that makes a sound when struck, scraped or shaken.

‘The Elixir of Love’ opera casts its spell on San Diego, Feb. 21 and 23

Filled with love songs and fun duets, The Elixir of Love is opera buffo at its best.

Is it truly a magic elixir or just a bottle of cheap Bordeaux? Nemorino (Italian tenor Giuseppe Filianoti) desperately wants to marry the wealthy Adina (Moldovan soprano Tatiana Lisnic) who seems out of his league. When she attracts a handsome Sergeant (Malcolm MacKenzie) as her suitor, Nemorino turns in desperation to the charlatan Dr. Dulcamara [...]

La Jolla Community Center’s jazz series going strong; next concert Friday, Feb. 28

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“Women in Jazz” was the theme of a recent “Fourth Friday Jazz Series featuring Lori Bell & Friends,” Jan. 24 at the La Jolla Community Center. Joining flutist Lori Bell were vocalist Allison Adams-Tucker, pianist Melonie Grinnell and bassist Evona Wascinski. The jazz concert series continues in February, March, April and June 2014.

UCSD presents “To János with Love: A Posthumous Valentine to a Beloved Music Professor”

On Valentine’s Day, February 14, at 8 p.m., the UCSD Department of Music will present a free tribute concert to the late János Négyesy, internationally acclaimed violinist and longtime professor of music.

Best Bets for fun things to do in and around La Jolla, Feb. 6-13

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Best Bets this week includes: A white elephant sale weekend, children’s art workshop, smooth jazz, poetry readings, chamber music, concerto competitions and more.

La Jolla’s UCSD’s ArtPower! books cutting-edge acts

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Like music? UC San Diego’s ArtPower program caters to all tastes in February with a jam-packed lineup of eclectic events.

Almost Famous: La Jolla High grads, Stone Horse, still chasing the rock ‘n’ roll dream

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A Feb. 1 CD release show at Beaumont’s Eatery will include originals and covers, including a few obligatory Stones’ tunes.

Bass player Nathan East to headline benefit at La Jolla’s UCSD

Nathan East, a UC San Diego graduate, will perform 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at UCSD’s Conrad Prebys Concert hall. Courtesy Photos

Chances are you’ve listened to UC San Diego alumnus Nathan East all your life. You just may not know it — yet.

Cabaret group to host awards show at Comedy Store in La Jolla Jan. 27

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Tim Moore is hosting an awards show to recognize those that that promote the art of cabaret.

Tickets on sale for Sunday musicales in La Jolla

Darlington House, at 7441 Olivetas Ave. in La Jolla, is home to the musicales.

A unique group of chamber music ensembles will perform at the historic Darlington House in La Jolla as part of its three-concert Winter Classical Musicales program.

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