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Writer/author to share her caregiver experience at La Jolla Library event

Susan Allen Toth will discuss her book, "No Saints Around Here: A Caregiver's Days," 11 a.m. Saturday April 12 at the La Jolla Library.

Susan Allen Toth documents their day-to-day trials in a new book, “No Saints Around Here: A Caregiver’s Days,” which she will read from 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12 at the La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave.

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The La Jolla Music Society will end its season’s Jazz Series with The Nat King Cole Tribute band, featuring Ramsey Lewis (pictured) and John Pizzarelli, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at the Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Ave. Tickets: $27-$77. (858) 459-3728. ljms.org

Lux Art Institute unveils new education pavilion

Lux Art Education Pavilion-Classroom

Several years in the making, the new Education Pavilion at Lux Art Institute will celebrate its grand opening with a community open house on April 13.

Past returns to pair in premiere of ‘Mandate Memories’ at North Coast Rep

Apollo Dukakis and Rosina Reynolds star in Lionel Goldstein’s ‘Mandate Memories.’  Aaron Rumley

Apollo Dukakis takes on the role of Gustav Frolich, an 80-year-old Jewish Holocaust survivor, who in his youth was a Jewish Freedom Fighter.

Village Garden Club of La Jolla presents ‘Expressions in Art and Flowers,’ April 16-17

Artwork by Marilyn Barrett, floral design by Alice Harmon.

Artists in the club will showcase their work in a variety of media — paintings, sculpture, fabrics, jewelry, photographs, pottery and needlework.

Butterflies & Beyond: A moving exhibit comes to La Jolla’s Gotthelf Gallery

Carol Korfin

This month, in collaboration with the Butterfly Project, the Jewish Community Center’s Gotthelf Art Gallery in La Jolla invited 24 San Diego artists to explore the theme of transformation and the idea of the butterfly as a metaphor for the human spirit.

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La Jolla Library kicks off its quarterly single-subject art show, themed “The Child,” with a reception 2 p.m. Sunday,
April 6 at 7555 Draper Ave.

La Jolla Athenaeum hosts work by 2013 San Diego Art Prize recipients

Artwork by James Hubbell

For the fourth year, the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will present the work of the San Diego Art Prize winners, April 5-May 3 at the library, 1008 Wall St. The exhibition will open with a public reception 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, April 4.

Budding musicians plant seeds for Springfest 2014 at UCSD

Soprano Sarah Perez performs 8 p.m. April 9 at Conrad Prebys Concert Hall.

UC San Diego music students are preparing new works for an 11-day musical event (April 6-17) titled “Springfest: Experiments in Music 2014.” It’s an annual thing, presented by the emerging composers, instrumentalists and electronic music specialists in the graduate department. And it’s mostly free to attend, except where otherwise noted.

Let’s Review: High energy fuels Cygnet Theatre’s ‘Spring Awakening’

Wendla (Taylor Aldrich) and Melchior (Dave Thomas Brown) struggle through their teen years in "Spring Awakening." Daren Scott

“Spring Awakening” is a rock musical based on the controversial 1981 German play by Frank Wedekind. The play was banned at that time for controversial content. The rendition unfolding at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town has music by Duncan Shiek with book and lyrics by Steven Sater. Set in late-19th century Germany, Wendla Bergmann (Taylor Aldrich) opens the show with an outstanding rendition of “Mama Who Bore Me.”

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