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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”).

La Jolla couple brings one man’s spiritual journey to O.B. stage

Warren David Keith stars as Ram Dass in ‘Be Here Now,’ at the Ocean Beach Playhouse Aug.15-17.

For those not old enough to remember the 1960s and ‘70s, Ram Dass was the spiritual seeker who introduced thousands of young Americans to the path of enlightenment with his hip, square-cut paperback “Be Here Now,” published in 1971.

Old Globe’s ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’ sports a new spin

Hubert Point-Du Jour (Valentine), Britney Coleman (Silvia), Kristin Villanueva (Julia) and Adam Kantor (Proteus) star in Shakespeare’s ‘The Two Gentlemen of Verona’ at The Old globe Theatre. Jim Cox

Shakespeare’s “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” is a comedy about love, friendship, infidelity, and in director Mark Lamos’ production, spunk.

La Jolla Best Bets for events

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During the classical-music festival SummerFest each year, conservatory students are invited to participate in the master class series, coached by SummerFest veteran musicians under the direction of La Jolla Music Society.

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.

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  • Del Mar couple to present program about Bhutan at Solana Beach Library September 1, 2014
    Join cultural anthropologist and photographer Roger Harmon and his wife, Nancy, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the Solana Beach Library for a free presentation of their travels to Bhutan through slides and artifacts. […]
  • Carmel Valley Boy Scouts climb Mount Whitney September 1, 2014
    Several boys from Boy Scout Troop 765 (Carmel Valley) made the climb to the tallest peak in the contiguous 48 states this summer. They spent the summer hiking the tallest peaks of Southern California, preparing for their hike of Mount Whitney. These peaks included Mount Baldy, Mount San Jacinto, and Mount San Gorgonio. The boys made the 22-mile round-trip tr […]
  • Multimillion-dollar renovation complete at Hilton San Diego Del Mar September 1, 2014
    Hilton San Diego Del Mar announces the completion of its multimillion-dollar renovation. Funded by Wheelock Street Capital and Sage Hospitality, the hotel’s completed renovation includes the lobby, business center, fitness center, restaurant, meeting spaces and all 257 guest rooms. “This renovation has truly transformed the Hilton San Diego Del Mar property, […]